Time for great coffee!

There's no shortage of fantastic cafes on the Coast where you can grab a fabulous barista-made coffee, delicious lunch or a late morning brunch. Yum!

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Ambience Cafe

36 Marine Parade, Paraparaumu Beach

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With a huge selection of meals - and a variety of menus that cater to almost any dietary requirements, Ambience is the must-stop cafe for many locals. Be warned - the servings are huge and the cakes are delicious so plan on taking away your leftovers or going for a much-needed stroll along the beach afterwards!

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Bakehouse Waikanae

36 Main Road, Waikanae

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The Bakehouse Waikanae serves coffee and delcious goodies baked on-site. A great spot to grab some lunch on the run.

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Barista Boys Coffee

Based next to Bohanna Motors in Waikanae, the Barista Boys coffee cart has been serving great coffee since 2006. Get your fix!


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Cafe 6

6 Alexander Road, Raumati Beach

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Michelle & the team welcome you to No.6 Licensed Cafe for great coffee and Mexican & Creole-inspired menu & counter food to enjoy in the comfortable café atmosphere or sunny courtyard. 

Can't stay? All food and drinks can be taken "to go". Bookings are welcome and available for functions

 

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The Cafe at Harrisons

23 Peka Peka Road, Peka Peka

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The Cafe at Harrisons Garden Centre serves great food and delicious coffee in a relaxed garden setting  The staff are friendly and welcoming and the cafe is open every day 8-4.

 

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Cafe Lane

1 Maclean Street, Paraparaumu Beach

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Next time you are taking in the sea air at Paraparaumu Beach, nip across the road to Cafe Lane's ice cream window for a refreshing cone.  Choose from Tip Top or Kāpiti icecream - they've got all your favourite flavours! Available in a regular cone, waffle cone or tub. 

Feel like something a bit more substantial? Cafe Lane also offer a huge range of baked goods that have been lovingly made on site. Pair their fabulous food with their great coffee for a perfect brunch, lunch or afternoon tea.

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Cafe Novella

7 Iver Trask Place, Paraparaumu

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Welcome to the home of the daily special scone - including sweet pinwheel scones on Tuesdays and Thursdays! Nestled next to the Paraparaumu Library, Cafe Novella offers a delicious range of counter and al la carte delights for breakfast, lunch and that afternoon fix. Eat-in or takeaway.  

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Cafe Palms

Kapiti LIghts Complex, 11 Amohia Street, Paraparaumu

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A relaxed, friendly cafe with quality home-style food and barista coffee served inside or outside in the sunshine. Cafe Palms offer a full menu daily as well as cabinet food, fresh scones and muffins baked every day. Gluten-free options available.

 

www.cafepalms.co.nz

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The Common Room

9 Maclean Street, Paraparaumu BEach

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An intimate family-owned and operated coffee shop, big on great service. Serving delicious People's coffee and great keto/gluten-free cabinet options.

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Custard Pie Cakery

1 Realm Drive, Paraparaumu

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Operating out of their very cool geometric coffee "pod", the Custard Pie Cakery and Espresso Bar offer a fantastic selection of divine treats and great coffee. Just of the expressway on the corner or Mazengarb Road and Realm Drive it is well worth a slight detour for goodies!

 

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Dark Horse Coffee

2 Sheffield St, Paraparaumu

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Tucked right in the heart of the industrial zone of the Kāpiti Coast, Dark Horse Roastery and Takeaway Coffee Bar is fast becoming an institution for those that take their coffee seriously.

Operating as both a roastery and takeaway espresso bar, you will find everything you need, from a quick caffeine fix to freshly roasted beans and a range of brewing gear for home. If you share our passion for great tasting coffee and want to see how it all happens, then come on down and get a taste of the Dark Horse magic.

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The Front Room Coastal Eatery

42 Tutere Street, Waikanae Beach

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With a delightful front room looking out onto a park, and a fabulous back garden, The Front Room Coastal Eatery is fabulous to visit whether for a deliciously fresh breakfast, lunch or dinner, or an afternoon beverage.

Bev, Blair and the team will make you feel at home, rested and well-fed. Divine!

Open for dine-in Under Alert Level 2 rules. Also still offering to-go coffee and counter food.

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Hudsons Coffee

Shop 1, Coastlands Shopping Centre, Paraparaumu

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At Hudsons, they love coffee. And they're doing everything they can to put that love into every single cup, bite or sip. Because they believe that everyone, everywhere deserves great coffee.

 

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Kerbside Coffee

Just on Waikanae’s Main Road, opposite the train station,  sits Kerbside Coffee - a cute little coffee cart serving takeaway coffee.  

 

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The Lockup

52b Marine Parade , Paraparaumu

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Home of the famous Jackie’s Gems, Lockup is a fun, casual, takeaway eatery serving delicious home-style food and locally roasted Dark Horse Coffee. With a seated backyard it's a great place to enjoy delicious coffee and food! The Lockup is kid and dog friendly so there's no need to leave the messy ones at home!

 

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Long Beach Cafe and Tavern

40 Tutere Street, Waikanae

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At Long Beach simplicity meets sheer quality with a menu dedicated to fresh and local ingredients. The relaxed atmosphere, fair trade coffee, International beer/wine list and full bar all speak of the restaurant's originality and commitment to quality. Long Beach - a collaborative effort, led by its owners, is proud of its relationship with its loyal patrons, staff and local producers.

Open for dine-in Under Alert Level 2 rules - we recommend that you call to book.

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Marine Parade Eatery

50 Marine Parade, Paraparaumu Beach

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The team at Marine Parade Eatery serve great coffee and mouth-watering food from an outstanding menu. With its quirky, beachy interior it is a place where the entire family can enjoy great meals from breakfast to lunch - and any time in between!

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Open for dine-in Under Alert Level 2 rules - we recommend that you call to book.

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Oasis Coffee

Costlands Shopping Centre, Paraparaumu

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Oasis Coffee can be found on both sides of Coastlands Shoppingtown. The coffee cart opposite Countdown and the coffee bar in Takiri House South opposite Spark serve consistently great takeaway coffee, snacks and cold drinks. Friendly service always with a smile.

 

 

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Olde Beach Bakery

3 Ono St, Waikanae Beach, Waikanae

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Olde Beach Bakery is the first bakery in Waikanae Beach, and little sister to Long Beach Tavern. 

A casual, cheerful, friendly and beautified corner of Waikanae Beach, where people of all walks of life enjoy the delicious baked goods as well as the garden and seating area. The open kitchen design provides customers the opportunity to see the processes involved in creating world class baked goods and this also helps promote dialogue between our bakers and our community.

Olde Beach Bakery offers the best cheese scones, traditional French breads and pastries, delicious handmade pies, as well as milkshake syrups made from scratch.

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Olive Grove Cafe

16 Mahara Place, Waikanae

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Nestled in the heart of Mahara Place, the Olive Grove Cafe is a great spot for coffee, brunch, lunch or afternoon tea. The friendly team at Olive Grove Cafe serves consistently great coffee, the best freshly baked delicious treats and premade meals.

 

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Ōtaki Kitchen

30 Main Street, Otaki

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Located in the heart of historic Ōtaki village, the Ōtaki Kitchen is a wonderfully cosy boutique cafe/restaurant serving a delicious range of a la carte and counter food.

Situated in the Family Hotel building, which was completed in 1881, the interior is a modern nod to bygone times while the simple yet clever combinations of flavours and textures makes dining here a delight. Courtyard dining next to the recently re-furbished Civic Theatre provides a fabulous way to watch the world pass by. 

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Open for dine-in Under Alert Level 2 rules - please call to book. Also still offering contactless takeaways for dinner. See Facebook for the latest info. 

 

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Passo

159 Kāpiti Rd, Paraparaumu

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Passo means to pass, to stop by, to drop in. It’s the nickname of local chef and restaurateur, Michele Passarello and the original name of the street his family have been living on for generations.

Join Michele for authentic pizza, pasta, secondi, contorni and more, just like his Nonna used to make, but now combined with modern flavours and techniques. More than a restaurant, Passo is a place to get together offering genuine hospitality, great food and drinks and a warm, friendly atmosphere.

Stop in for coffee, lunch, dinner or a decadent dessert. Gelato anyone?

Open for dine-in Under Alert Level 2 rules. Also still offering contactless pick-up and deliveries. See Facebook for the latest info. Order online

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Raumati Social Club

34 Poplar Ave, Raumati South

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Located in the heart of The Raumati South, The Raumati Social Club embodies everything its name stands for. A hub where locals gather, eat delicious seasonal food, enjoy a beverage and soak in the atmosphere. With a back drop of live music most weekends you can feel the soul of Raumati within its walls. Blending both cuisine and the arts together, the cafe is a melting pot of culture.

Local art displays line the walls that up and coming artists fill with their soulful tunes and hip hop beats. There is no one size fits all here, a blend of cultures, genres and food is what makes coming to The Raumati Social Club a memorable experience

 

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Riverstone Cafe

170 Main Highway , Otaki

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A relaxed, friendly cafe with quality home-style food and barista coffee served inside or on the garden deck in the sunshine.

Riverstone Cafe offers a full menu daily from 6.30am till 3pm, as well as cabinet food, fresh scones and muffins baked every day. Gluten-free options and very family-friendly. Their custard slice is a must try!

 

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Rosetta Cafe

121 Rosetta Road, Raumati South

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Visit the charming Rosetta Cafe for a delightful meal or snack alongside locally roasted Dark Horse Coffee. A mouth-watering menu that also offers vegan and keto options will have you salivating and struggling to decide. You'll simply have to visit more than once!

 

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Salt and Wood Collective

11 Ngaio Rd, Waikanae

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This is a bar that makes decisions difficult: which of the 14 or so beers brewed at the on-site North End Brewery should you have? Perhaps the tart, slightly salty wheat beer charmingly named Become the Ocean, or maybe the Saison du Nectar, which features hints of dried mango?

Fortunately, the staff know what they’re talking about so just ask for what’s good. There’s also a large wine and cocktail selection, and well-thought breakfast and burger menus for all-day dining.

Open for dine-in Under Alert Level 2 rules - we recommend that you call to book.

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Sunday Cantina

31 Poplar Avenue, Raumati South

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The Sunday Cantina Kitchen makes the most of the abundance of fresh local produce this region has to offer. Not only is the food fresh and full of flavour, the ingredients also tell the stories of the amazing local people who, with love,  grow and produce food for their community. It's the perfect place for a guilt-free brunch to get you started for the day!

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Open for dine-in Under Alert Level 2 rules - please get in touch to book.

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Tom Thumb Cafe

Shop 5/2 Donovan Road, Paraparaumu Beach

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Tom Thumb is the destination of choice for discerning coffee drinkers and foodies alike due to their selection of delicious and wholesome things to eat and drink as well as allergy-friendly, vegan and vegetarian options.

Open Monday to Saturday offering a variety of freshly baked goods, raw and vegan treats, gourmet toasted sandwiches and wraps plus seasonal salads. They also have a retail section, stocking eco-friendly products, and crafts from local NZ creatives.

 

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Vintage Village Cafe

2A Raumati Road, Raumati Beach

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Vintage Village Cafe in the heart of Raumati Village, offers a huge range of breakfast, lunch and dessert options. Across the road from Maring Gardens and only 3 minutes stroll from Raumati Beach their spacious lounge and outdoor sitting arrangements offer an experience for everyone. Make sure you have extra time to peruse the art on display from local artists as part of the Art Everywhere project.



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