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Coast - Bites and Brews

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Local cuisine, Brew Pub, Bar, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly

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Coast Bites and Brews is a craft beer bar based in the beautiful seaside town of Orewa, 35 minutes north of Auckland. Brother bar to Deep Creek Brewing in Browns Bay. We have a full range of our own handmade craft beer as well as guest beers from all over New Zealand available. With a full menu for both adults and the kids there is something for the whole family.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Brew Pub, Bar, New Zealand, Gastropub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice food good service. Wednesday is especially good as it's buy one burger get one free. Nice location great views of Orewa beach while you eat.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wayned09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was great.... The beer unique and tantalised the taste buds BUT When you wait for 15-20 minutes for water and menus to arrive you wonder "What's Going On At Coast?" So, while you are waiting, you look at the view..... but the dusty...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank markkram1958
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for dinner, ordered steak it was a nice steak but cold. Did not like the unisex toilets there.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cleobelle2
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a great spot by the beach with sea views, great service and awesome food. We turned up without a booking in a Friday night they still managed to seat us and look after us with no rush! Highly recommend this...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mrmaccnz
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We took my son here for his birthday. The view from the restaurant is beautiful. We came early during the week and were greeted by the bar staff before we went upstairs. The service was friendly and knowledge. We ordered a beer tasting platter and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank staceyv99
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Came here for just a beer tasting flight a few months ago. Their good service encouraged me to come back for their food, and the decision proved worth the effort (and $). Very good food and good service.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Denver L
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This place was recommended by a mate as we needed a steak close to HBC and were starving. Photos show what was alleged in menu but seriously this place was, unfortunately a disappointment. We ordered three steaks, one medium rare and two rare, a rack...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Brendon W
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I've already reviewed this place, but it has improved since last time. The $20 lunch deal is awesome (a lunch-sized main plus a beer/house wine/non-alcoholic drink), and I can recommend both the lamb shoulder and the ribs. The service can be a bit blasé, but...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MoolooSwampy
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Nice location, great facility and good service although it took a bit long considering it wasn't busy. If you want to go to a nice bar for drinks and a few snacks then this is good place. If you want to go to a restaurant...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Roopleson
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Family Sunday lunch celebration and we decided to try Coast which is located right on the Hibiscus Coast highway. First impression is the outside and ground floor area which is quite small and cramped, but the wait staff showed us upstairs which is bright, light...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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