Where to eat

Aratapu Tavern & Hotel

Aratapu Tavern & Hotel

While a warm welcome and cold drink or two are the hallmarks of the Aratapu Tavern, there’s something else which the popular local is becoming famous for – a menu busting with interesting flavours! … Read more

Blah Blah Blah (Dargaville)

Situated in the heart of Dargaville this trendy licensed restaurant, bar and cafe offers a scrumptious all day menu and great coffee too! … Read more

Boatshed Café (Rawene)

Outstanding reviews, unique historical location and wonderful food – Fresh flounder for lunch is a MUST EAT … Read more

Café Forrest (Waipoua Forest)

Set in the heart of Waipoua Forest by a beautiful river and swimming hole the perfect place to relax and enjoy family style hearty food … Read more

Copthorne Hotel & Resort Restaurant (Hokianga)

By the quiet water’s edge of the harbour with breathtaking views you will find great hospitality and excellent cuisine with the bar and restaurant available to guests and non-guests … Read more

ElleCee Café (Ruawai)

ElleCee is the only café in the tiny Kaipara town of Ruawai and serves a great cup of coffee (Atomic) plus much more!… Read more

Funky Fish Café & Bar (Baylys Beach)

The Funky Fish endeavours to bring you fresh great tasting food from locally sourced suppliers.

We aim to use spray free and organic produce and provide our guests with the best possible service. … Read more

Gumdiggers Cafe at the Kauri Museum

Gumdiggers Café (Matakohe)

The Gumdiggers Cafe is located at the award winning Kauri Museum in Matakohe.

Being able to just pop over the road for a bite to eat means you can stay even longer at this amazing … Read more

Jo’s Home Cookery (Dargaville)

Simply the best home cooking you will find is prepared by the bubbly Jo and her friendly staff … Read more

Matakohe House Licensed Café & Restaurant

Enjoy a lovely rural setting in a fully licensed Café and Restaurant open 7 days a week serving morning and afternoon teas & dinner. … Read more

Morrell’s Café (Waimamaku)

The rural and character old building looks inviting and you will not be disappointed by the range of freshly made fare and great coffee available in this tiny settlement just north of Waipoua Forest … Read more