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Manaia Kitchen & Bar

) #2 of 10 Restaurants in Tairua €€ - €€€ , Pizza, European
228 Main Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
+64 7-864 9050
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
“Great food ”
3 weeks ago
“Great brunch stop”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pizza, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
228 Main Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our lamb salads and eggs Benedict were beautiful and so were the drinks. Unfortunately the eggs came 10 min before the two salads. When suggesting they should have arrived together so we could have eaten at the same time, the waitress was offhand so service...More

Thank Marie-Louise N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a super meal here last night - choice was great, food was gorgeous and service was friendly and warm - would happily eat here again. Thank you .

Thank dawniedee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needing dinner we walked into a couple of cafes, restaurants but they didn't feel right until we walked into Manaia. At one we turned to each other and said This feels good. The weather was cold, bleek, and wet but inside with the strong plastic...More

Thank Anne255371
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for brunch on our way up the peninsula. Yummy hot chocolate and hubby pronounced the coffee very good. Both ordered the eggs benedict and they were very good. Nice to have both a slice of sourdough and a potato cake - crispy on...More

Thank sonyaf22
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Ours was a winter visit as we knew the Curry Nights had begun for winter. We had 3 choices and decided on the butter chicken. The meat was generous the sauce spicy and delisious. it was a generous portion so as we were taking away...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Went to Manaia on vacation with my daughter. The wood fire pizzas were about the best I have ever had. Also, the large NZ mussels (local) were incredible. Service and atmosphere was nice and friendly.

1  Thank Ross S
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have frequented Manaia on a number of occasions including many times with our kids over the past three years and as a result we've got to know the owners and their team. I'd be lying if I said we've always had...More

Thank Macklexi
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Standard slipping away sadly... We have visited this venue on numerous occasions over the last few years and have always found the food and service reasonable and even at times good, but recently we noticed a serious drop in the quality. The last straw was...More

Thank JohnPaul1950
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The service was very slow, but the food is worth the wait. The pizzas were really very good and offered some unusual combinations of toppings.

Thank mnal345
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Went there for dinner on Sunday night. Food was nice. Rocket salad was very good. The open fire was nice to warm up especially after the rain

Thank Esther S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Main Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Tairua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-864 9050
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Fully licensed cafe/restaurant located in the heart of Tairua. Enjoy woodfired pizzas, tapas or choose from A la carte menu.
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