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Bennetts Cafe

) #9 of 14 Restaurants in Mangawhai €€ - €€€ Cafe, ,
52 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
+64 9-431 5072
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
14 Dec 2016
“Lovely Ambiance”
30 Oct 2016
“Marshmallow, mussels and moussaka”
Closes in 29 min
09:00 - 16:00All hours
Cafe, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
52 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cafe that I have always enjoyed over the last 7 years, and I'm not sure what's going on, but I won't be back unless things change dramatically. This year I have stopped in for coffee with a friend 3 times, and found...More

Thank kzjb
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Nice setting beautiful smooth coffee....but OMG eggs bene was the worse eggs bene I have ever had ...hard bacon which I think was reheated, hard bread and packet hollandaise served with no spinach over priced for such bad food..yuck yuck. Then we had a side...More

Thank kathybeckham
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We found the wait staff friendly but as others have noted,given the number of staff,the service was slow.Food average but coffee very good.

Thank Golfisaac
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Always love coming here when it's not busy, which is usually always. Love the hot chocolate with their own chocolate stirrer and marshmallows.

Thank Tere A
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Tried again to see if any improvement. As the title, then forgot items from order, missing items arrived 10 minutes after everyone else had finished. No apology and poor attitude expressed for complaining. Could not care less attitude spoiled a family outing and disgraced Mangawhai...More

Thank andrewS609LX
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Called in to look at the famous chocolate and to taste and buy. Decided to stay for lunch and found the menu not having the variety one expects from such an establishment. We settled for a snack and decided on an early dinner else where....More

Thank johnamason
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This is a must when you go to Mangawhai. It is a lovely chocolate place. You can also watch a short movie that tells you all about chocolate; plus we got to see people making the chocolate as it was during the week. It smells...More

Thank LoloMacky
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Visited for brunch on Sunday 5th February. We are reasonably frequent visitors there & this is the first time we have been very disappointed by Bennetts Cafe. When we arrived, we were relieved to see there weren't too many people there then, & we sat...More

1  Thank lindsandjule
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Stopped off with the kids for a quick snack while passing through the chocolate factory, great range of food and the coffee was great.

Thank Mark j
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We came here after a long walk. The venue is lovely and the chocolate shop amazing. We went just for coffee and cakes as the brunch options seemed very pricey. The brioche was a little dry, the apple tarts lovely, but overall we just felt...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangawhai
  • Phone Number: +64 9-431 5072
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