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Acorn Bar & Bistro - CLOSED

66 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui 0442, New Zealand
+64 9-406 0896
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24 Apr 2012
23 Apr 2012
“Good night, good food...”
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International, European, Vegetarian Friendly
66 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui 0442, New Zealand
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11 - 17 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2011

The food, service and presentation at The Acorn were superb. Our charming waitress was very attentive and advised well us on the menu and the wine list. The owner was also very friendly. The interior is a nice mix of new furniture and colours in...More

1  Thank RMacfarlane
Cassandra W, Owner at Acorn Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

We were so very pleased to read your review, it was a lovely suprise and we are thrilled you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We hope one day we may meet again. Until then Bon appetit. Cassandra & Terry Warin

Reviewed 26 May 2011

Dinner starts at 6 pm in this nice old heritage building. The restaurant owner Terry says that in future an earlier opening at lunchtime is planned. At present closed on Tuesdays.

1  Thank TeHaumi
Cassandra W, Owner at Acorn Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Terry thanks you for your great review as he met you on this evening, our team look forward to welcoming you one day again soon to our Acorn Bar & Bistro. Until then Bon Appetit Cassandra & Terry Warin

Reviewed 20 April 2011

Delightful cottage atmosphere and character, in a rustic period village on the waters edge,charming hosts Terry & Cassandra. Beautiful local fresh produce and wines to compliment. This restaurant is equal to some of Sydneys best but manages to retain that personalized service so very rare...More

1  Thank AW8998
Cassandra W, Owner at Acorn Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review. We are so passionate about providing our customers with a wonderful dining experience, from the fresh seasonal cuisine to the Front Of House service. Your review has inspired us even...More

Reviewed 13 April 2011

We dined at the Acorn when we were staying at the Old Oak Hotel next door. It is a cosy little eatery in a magic location overlooking the inlet at Mangonui. The staff and host were welcoming and friendly. The meal was delicious, and they...More

1  Thank bronnykay
Cassandra W, Owner at Acorn Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

For us here at The Acorn Bar & Bistro the pleasure was all ours, you also, were delightful and we hope we see you again soon. Until then Bon appetit Cassandra & Warin

Reviewed 9 April 2011

My husband and I were away for our anniversary weekend and wanted somewhere a little special. Acorn Bar and Bistro was recommended to us. Bookings are recommended, we rang up at 6pm when they opened for the evening and they just squeezed us in for...More

1  Thank Bronte7723
Cassandra W, Owner at Acorn Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

How delighted we were to read your great review, thank you for taking the time. We are committed to delivering a superb experience to our guests and we hope to see you again one day soon. Until then Bon Appetit Cassandra & Terry Warin

Reviewed 19 March 2011

A delightful little bistro right next door to the beautiful Old Oak Hotel. Great food - some of the best we had in NZ. The owners Cassandra and Terry made us very welcome. A restaurant not to miss if you are staying in Mangonui.More

2  Thank desjane_b
Cassandra W, Owner at Acorn Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Merci! Such a lovely review. On behalf of our entire team here at The Acorn Bar & Bistro we wish to thank you for posting our first ever review on Trip Advsor. It has been a wonderful gourmet journey for us. We remain passionate about...More

Reviewed 15 November 2012
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Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui 0442, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangonui
  • Phone Number: +64 9-406 0896
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The Acorn Bar & Bistro is located in the historical seaside village of Mangonui, Northland. A beautiful 40 minute drive north of Kerikeri. The Acorn overlooks the peaceful Mangonui harbour. Serving fresh, regional & seasonal cuisine with local and international flavours. The owners, Cassandra & Terry also enjoy showcasing the excellent local wines grown and made in this sub tropical climate. A worldclass bistro in Northland. Also catering to small and elegant weddings and functions, up to 35 pax.