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Bennetts Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
52 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
+64 9-431 5072
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“eggs benny” (2 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
52 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My hosts took me to this delightful place for lunch. I had scrambled eggs with spinach leaves on sour dough bread accompanied by kombucha. It was all delicious. Visit the chocolatier part next to the cafe. Lovely building and surroundings.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Madshus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot speak highly enough about this beautiful chocolate shop. We ended up buying chocolates to bring home as gifts to various people. Delicious and great service! A must do.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jmltl
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Returned for lunch after 18 months to see if it had improved Served by a pregnant women who grunted, took my money , made the worst ever burnt coffee, didnt bother with eye contact and according to my daughter who was with me at the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shjdy1
Reviewed October 7, 2018

A lovely place to visit and relax in a beautiful tranquil setting. Very friend staff with excellent service. The coffee is very good and the crossants and house cut chips were excellent. I now go there all the time would highly recommend

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Seaside822327
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Bennetts offers a Cafe and a Chocolate Shoppe to satisfy your hunger and your sweet tooth. Recommend you drop by when in Mangawhai

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HadlavNZ
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Was up in Mangawhai with friends. Went to the chocolate shop next door and stopped in the cafe for a drink. I ordered a iced mocha which was delicious. My friends ordered the hot chocolate which is milk and a chocolate on a stick that...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tina T
Reviewed September 8, 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bellarainbow
Reviewed August 31, 2018 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.

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank outoftok
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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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