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1 Havelock Road, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand
+64 6-877 1714
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“citrus tart” (5 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Havelock Road, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Wait staff attentive & prompt. Nice coffee but not hot & strawberry white chocolate muffin left an after taste of baking powder. But I will return as other food looked interesting. Busy venue.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Susie v
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We called in for breakfast based on a recommendation. The best meal was the pancakes which were well made and flavoursome. The creamy mushrooms lacked the sauce. It was basically mushrooms with tiny drizzle of liquid, not what was expected. The dish came with nice...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BrendenM65
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I visited Maina last weekend. We had a fantastic meal which was very reasonably priced. Great cafe, great service, great atmosphere Highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sallybishop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A buzzing place on a Friday which had a line out the door before 12. Having to find a table then order at the counter made it a bit challenging, but people were friendly enough and shared tables with a smile. It quietened down after...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank H8890KAjulieb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I come to have late lunch today and i order beef salad. The salad is really yummy and juicy. This is the good place to have lunch.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sunchait2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by a local shop owner, as we wanted to sit in the sunshine. Food and service was brilliant.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Janicehill_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very busy time in Havelock North as many visitors to the village for Holly Hospice tour. Luckily able to secure a booking and had a delightful dinner with friendly happy staff. Excellent meals with a wide choice of mains.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Annette L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice atmosphere very friendly staff. The coffee could not be faulted, my Piccolo was spot on & my Wife had a great Flat White. Breakfasts were excellent the bacon is outstanding & eggs poached perfectly. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Odyssey03423358266
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Regular coffee meeting place and find it hard to choose what to eat! All delicious and great service too.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank servicecounts-az
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Been a couple of times, with mother and sisters. There is a wide variety to choose from. The meals are gorgeous.

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank MegG386
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July 10, 2018|
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Response from katie g | Property representative |
We have dishes on our menu that are vegetarian and Stuart can adjust quite a few other dishes to be vegetarian on request.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Havelock Road, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Havelock North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-877 1714
  • E-mail
Maina operates as a cafe during the day with our own blend of coffee roasted by local, roasters, Hawthorne. Maina provides a full bistro service at night. Maina has achieved well in both local and national competitions and is proud to prepare and serve great local produce with both local and national wines and craft beers. Spirits and a wide range of juices are available. Maina makes good provision for dietary needs with a wide range of gluten free, vegetarian and even some vegan product.
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