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Serenity Cafe

) #13 of 101 Restaurants in Whangarei $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
Shop 6 | Whangarei Town Basin, Whangarei, New Zealand
+64 9-430 0841
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 17 min
07:00 - 15:00All hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Shop 6 | Whangarei Town Basin, Whangarei, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 8 April 2017

This place is always busy and we have eaten here twice with great meals and superb coffee.Try out their home made pies

Thank kruuza
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We had an hour to spend for lunch here Panini, Mussel chowder tasty and hot Good service very friendly staff

Thank GizaN7
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great friendly service and lovely location. Food was great along with the small bacon and egg savoury pies which were the best I had eaten. The smoked hapuka pie will be on my order when I'm next there.

Thank Suzie P
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Multiple visits. Recommend the pies except the sea food pie, made from susami - flour and water with seafood flavouring - in a pie! Coffee is good, the location is great Cooked breakfast especially good. Somewhat conveyor belt service - a little rough sometimes, then...More

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 14 March 2017

One of my first choices for lunch. Always great service. Delicious food. Well presented. Good prices for what you get. Freshly made each day. Great location, easy parking. Fast service. Would definitely recommend.

Thank popeye12016
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Last time we were here, it was a bit of chaos. This time I arrived from out of town looking forward to a hot breakfast. Ordered up, and out came the coffee tout suite!! Then the meal arrived and was advised that the toast was...More

Thank guggetravel
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had a birthday lunch and the menu was extensive and really enjoyable. I had the prawn salad and it was full of prawns and lovely FRESH salad. Coffee to follow was hot and good coffee

Thank luv2eatout2016
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This luvly cafe has indoor and outdoor seating on Whangares waterfront.Their home made food and blackboard menu options are delicious ( I can definately recommend the omelettes ) and the service is friendly and helpful.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We stopped here on our drive south to Auckland and had coffee at this cafe. There was a great menu and the staff were cheerful, friendly and helpful. The iced coffee was to die for. Would highly recommend this cafe.

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Loved the smoked Hapuka on toast for breakfast. Popular for us locals as well as tourists. Fast service. A good menu choice.

Thank Lynette-Mike
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 6 | Whangarei Town Basin, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-430 0841
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We have indoor booth seating as well as tables for couples and tables for four. If you are a big family don't be shy to ask our friendly staff to join tables, we are more than happy to do that for you. Outside are more tables and seating with umbrellas for shade. A view of our Clock museum with flowers surrounding a huge sundial gives plenty to entertain visually while enjoying your meal. Tour buses regularly arrive not far from our doorstep with lots of parking and a big play area for children just around the corner. Feedback is essential for constant improvement which we welcome gladly. We hope you enjoy your meal, From all the staff at Serenity Cafe :)
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