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Bennetts Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
52 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
+64 9-431 5072
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“eggs benny” (2 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
52 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Bennett’s Cafe for the first time. Waiter was rude, dismissive and impatient and scathing of my plant based diet. Don’t bother going here if you want to feel like a valued client. And they do not have good vegan or dairy free options...More

Thank Bellarainbow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick pit stop for a coffee. Nice and quiet here on Saturday afternoon. Coffee was hot and strong. No time for any food but time but we’ll be back.

Thank Davieland
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

I go to Mangawhai to do my laundry each week and have recently been going to Bennetts cafe for either breakfast or lunch while I wait. Today being queens birthday was busier than a Monday usually is but the staff as usual were friendly and...More

Thank kiwirachaeldale
Reviewed May 16, 2018

This cafe is next to the Bennett's chocolate shop and is in a rustic building with both courtyard and indoor seating. We were pleased to get an inside seat on a damp morning. The menu is limited but the food is really good. Beautiful sourdough...More

Thank outoftok
Reviewed April 29, 2018

The place has a courtyard at the back ... very nice and airy. Food is good and wholesome. Nice service too.

Thank TambonzRobertson
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Gorgeous setting for a restaurant in the rustic barn and open courtyard. Gentle breezes blew while we enjoyed our lunch. The food was delightful and the staff very attentive and helpful.

Thank Gate83
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

A chocolate lovers delight! We paid several visits to the shop and cafe! Staff very helpful and offer samples! Able to view those working in the factory. Many flavours to choose from. Cafe offers nice balance of food and coffee. You must visit.

Thank 341Belle
Reviewed March 7, 2018

The title said it all, it worth the trip there. I haven't mentioned given it was 90% full on a Sun, they served the food fast, too!

Thank Denver L
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a great brunch here. It was pouring rain but the courtyard was a nice and spacious place to relax. Portions were very big. I had the eggs benny and it was excellent. The chocolate shop is nice to browse as well.

Thank onelife14
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Visited Bennett's twice while in Mangawhai; once for a late breakfast and once for a late lunch, both were worth it. For breakfast the scrambled toast or French toast are great options. For lunch they have a selection of sandwiches but the BIG burger was...More

Thank TravelFoodLive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangawhai
  • Phone Number: +64 9-431 5072
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