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Manou's Cafe & Restaurant

5 Ocean View Parade | next to Happy Chaddy’s Charters, New Plymouth 4033, New Zealand
+64 6-757 4322
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good20%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
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Cafe, Seafood, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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5 Ocean View Parade | next to Happy Chaddy’s Charters, New Plymouth 4033, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really quirky little place. Great coffee and AMAZING view. Staff were very pleasant and efficient. Will definitely pop back 😊

Thank JlocCroydon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rather quaint and exotic setting right on the water. Friendly helpful staff and seafood was beautifully cooked. Had calamari entree and hotspot of fish, mussels, scallops and prawns. Delicious !

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted a quiet dinner at the end of a long day, with parking for a car and horse float, and had previously had an excellent meal here so came back. It was relaxed, with nice music, friendly helpful staff, and great food, just what...More

Thank Fijohe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to walk down to Manou's after reading about them in our unit's folder at The Beltside Seaside Holiday Park. Took 6 minutes to get there, and I fell in love with the place before I walked in. Definitely a 'sea-shanty' feel, when you enter,...More

Thank Raceytray80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Manous location is unbeatable. The spot is magic on a sunny day. Relaxed atmosphere nice food great coffee. The food is not always perfect but largely a great place to experience. I live in New Plymouth and take visitors new to New Plymouth to Manous.

Thank Raniformis
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Great staff ,well presented food,good service,neat setting well worth a visit. visitors to town Went on a whim and it was well worth it.

Thank Kay F
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking for breakfast so this place looked ok . I had French toast and bacon. The server was friendly and helpful. He brought me a good cup of hot coffee. The meal followed. The French toast was good with hot fruit. The restaurant...More

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

One word.... Amazing! Very friendly staff, only popped in for coffee but this place has an amazing feel and full of character!!

Thank MrAjSamson
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We had lunch for two this Sunday, seafood so fresh and the flavours were superb, excellent chef and staff very attentive. Best meal we have eaten in New Plymouth for a long time, great place to take visitors or link up with friends, thoroughly recommend.

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We went to Manou's for an evening meal, a great selection and for me a different style of food, which was delicious, desert was amazing and such a lovely waterfront view

Thank Jorjay50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Seafood, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Ocean View Parade | next to Happy Chaddy’s Charters, New Plymouth 4033, New Zealand (Formerly Pipi)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-757 4322
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Hi from Manou's cafe& restaurant Come and Join Us Manou's cafe& restaurant is situated in one of New Plymouth's most interesting and beautiful settings. Manou's is like no other café - come and experience our colourful rustic atmosphere right on the waterfront with sweeping views of the harbour activity. From our café you can watch large ocean going vessels set off to international destinations, locals showing their boating and sailing skills, marine animals such as stingrays, penguins and fish, and stunning sunsets in this fantastic simple environment. We take pride in daily providing fresh seafood for the large range of choices on our seafood menu. When you stroll along our wonderful New Plymouth seafront walkway pop into Manou's for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, or just relax and enjoy a coffee. We can cater for all types of functions and arrange harbour cruises and helicopter flights. At Manou's Café Restaurant we are licensed and open 7 days a week. Bookings for evening meals are essential we are open 7 days from 8am to late