We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Boatshed Cafe

8 Clendon Esplanade, Rawene, New Zealand
+64 9-405 7728
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flounder” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (10 reviews)
Closes in 22 min
All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
8 Clendon Esplanade, Rawene, New Zealand
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
Write a Review
Reviews (145)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came here based on a recommendation from family. What a delight it was. We were greeted with a plesent smile and hello. I had ordered the bagel with pesto and tomato. The pesto was homemade and DElish!!! Another of out party had the dahl...More

Thank Julialeigh
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after seeing the name on tripadvisor....there was a decrepancy in the location and one poster said they had changed their name. Know this.....it's right next to the ferry landing in town and it has great pizza, coffee and carrot cake to die for,...More

Thank Donald J
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a great little cafe with the best coffee, and delicious food. Made on the premises. The day we were there they were making their own chutney, wow did it smell good. The staff are so friendly, and the service is great. Don't pass...More

Thank Charmaine M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Beautiful sitting out over the water enjoying a beautiful meal. Good variety well cooked, good service

Thank nelliejean2015
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is now the Waterline Café, don't know when they changed their name. If you are seeking the worst cup of coffee in N.Z your search is over go directly to the Waterline café. I was served a cold coffee and my wife was served...More

1  Thank flashpacker55
Terehia T, Manager at Boatshed Cafe, responded to this review

Hi there, In response to your review above, I ask firstly if you have the correct cafe as we are the Boatshed Cafe, Rawene. That name has been in place for 16 plus years. The Waterline Cafe is located across the other side of the...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

Stopped here for breakfast on Saturday morning. Full tide, sun shining, birds singing, fish jumping , boats etc. Absolutely perfect with incredible food.

Thank russle0
Reviewed 14 March 2017

very oldfashioned hand made coffee and excellent cakes! service also very friendly and helpful. this is our stop in rawene!

Thank manfred h
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This little gem is situated only a minutes walk from the ferry at the picturesque town of Rawene...a gem in itself. The shed itself is quaint and cute over the water We visited with friends from overseas and they too LOVED it!...Panini, soup, mushrooms and...More

Thank KiwiLint
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great food - try the raw fish - and the pizza was also very good. Good coffee and service prompt and friendly.

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Thanks for a beautiful breakfast 🍳 We enjoyed our scrambled eggs on the deck literally out above the high tide. Great staff that were friendly and excellent at their jobs😊

Thank chasingtheheat
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Koke pub and cafe
46 reviews
8.73 km away
The Landing Cafe
115 reviews
16.27 km away
Morrells Cafe
9 reviews
18.36 km away
Nearby Attractions
Village Arts Gallery
5 reviews
5.29 km away
Wairere Boulders
118 reviews
8.50 km away
Tane Mahuta Walk
359 reviews
23.20 km away
Footprints Waipoua
266 reviews
23.97 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Boatshed Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 15:30
Monday
08:30 - 15:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 15:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 15:30
Thursday
08:30 - 15:30
Friday
08:30 - 15:30
Saturday
08:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Clendon Esplanade, Rawene, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Rawene
  • Phone Number: +64 9-405 7728
  • E-mail