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High Tide

1136b South Road, Oakura 4314, New Zealand
+64 27 314 2931
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1 May 2018
“High Tide Cafe, Oakura, Taranaki”
24 Jan 2018
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Cafe, International, New Zealand, French
1136b South Road, Oakura 4314, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

I have been here many times over the last year. Nice place for a coffee but the coffee is inconsistent. Sometimes too hot to drink and other times barely warm. The food is nice and the staff good. The coffee is good but temperature consistency...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jennycB3365SQ
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderful French food. Called in for breakfast and had a cheese and bacon twirl, date and walnut muffin (best ever) they had a marvellous selection of croissants, pain du chocolat etc. wonderful friendly service and fantastic coffe. Highly recommend if you’re in the area you...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank chridon71
Francois H, Owner at High Tide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thanks so much for feedback! See you again very soon! ;)

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

salad was amazing an tasty chicken toasties, coffee was good, friendly staff funky lil cafe in heart of oakura.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank dkkh
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped here based on the last reviews. Food was fresh, flavoursome, well priced AND the plates and utensils were all compostable and could be put in the bins on the footpath. Loved it!!!!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Mcfetties
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Ordered a bagel and chorizo tart to eat in. Tart was hearty with chunks of chorizo and came with tasty relish on side. The mushroom bagel was apparently also very good. We ate in and we're served coffee in a take away cup and on...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank ChiefsBTB
francois h, Manager at High Tide, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Hi there, Thank you so much for your review and feedback. I understand about the cups and plates. As there are no disabled access toilets, High Tide is registered as a take away place and therefore must serve food and drinks in disposable containers. Since...More

Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Just cabinet food but great quality. I had a delicious vegetable frittata and really yummy ginger crunch. Disposible cups and plates were a turn off until we noticed the recycle and composting bins - the cups are compostible. Friendly service and a charming French owner....More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Cathcam55
francois h, Owner at High Tide, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Thank you for your review and feedback! Looking forward to seeing you around next time you are in the Naki! Take care.

Reviewed 9 December 2017

The best part about High Tide is the lovely staff who are so helpful. The food is delicious but often sells out so you need to be quick. We love the smoothies and milkshakes. Worth a trip to enjoy the friendly staff and great food.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Julian S
francois h, Owner at High Tide, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you so much Julian S! You are a bloody LEGEND! See you again very soon!

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast here (pastries) on our way driving around the mountain. Great coffee and food. Nice to sit outside. Lots of locals enjoying it. The recycling centre is innovative and really good.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank BrigitB948
francois h, Owner at High Tide, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you so much Brigit B! Amazing to read you had a great time! Best way to start a "round the mountain" trip with coffee and pastries eh! ;) Take care and see you again soon

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

It's not very often that I hit the nail on the head with coffee stops away from my home town but the staff were lovely even though they were clearly rushed of their feet and the coffee I couldn't fault, in fact it was delicious...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank shenayden
francois h, Owner at High Tide, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thanks a lot for your feedback! We use the Paramount blend from Ozone Coffee Roasters. Very happy our enjoyed your experience with us and we will be looking forward to seeing you again sometime. All our packaging is compostable, from cups to lids as well...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

For some reason we weren't blown away with this cafe. Not sure why, maybe the size or options. However. The coffees were good, the music and vibe were great and laidback. The two guys working both had exceptional customer service. Prices were good.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cafe, International, New Zealand, French
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1136b South Road, Oakura 4314, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  Oakura
  • Phone Number: +64 27 314 2931
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