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1 Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 5742949
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a special occasion stop for us, we often have birthday lunches or special day lunches here. The food is delicious and the view is to die for!!

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Thank U2186LRmarcm
Tauranga, New Zealand
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153 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great view over road from Mount beach but best thing about this cafe is the excellent food and service. There is a varied menu with lots of healthy choices - the Greek salad I had was superb. Coffee came within 5 minutes of being seated and was very good too. Highly recommend for a brunch/lunch venue and you can always... More 

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Thank bianca5699
Eveline D, Owner at Slowfish, responded to this review

Thank you so much for praising the beautiful experience you had. We truely believe there's not that many places in the world which can offer such amazing settings plus suburb hospitality. Happy travels! More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely breakfast at slowfish. Coffee was great and the acai bowl with granola and freshfruits very tasty

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Thank Fintan S
Eveline D, Owner at Slowfish, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Our Acai bowl is delicious and so good for your health. Very popular around this time of the year. Happy summer days lovely people. More 

Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Just around the corner and opposite Mount Maunganui main beach, good coffee, good seating, plenty of fresh air. Recommend

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1 Thank LawrieGibbons
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Went there lured by the reviews and the "best cafe award 2011 bay of plenty". But should have paid more attention to the almost empty room while the other cafés were quite busy. Ordered two coffees (soy chai latte and soy cappuccino), they were great. The white chocolate was totally filled with coconut (without it being written on the ingredients... More 

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Thank Guillaume L
Eveline D, Owner at Slowfish, responded to this review

Hello there. Truffle is the name given to the white chocolate praline. I suggest the following for your coconut intolerance/allergy. Mention it when you order in hospitality. Very simple to do. There are no ingredient list for our items written on our tower, cabinets? The lemon tart was sold out in 2 days. That's 14 slices, only you complained. Sounds... More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

After an enjoyable walk around the Mt what better than to enjoy an excellent lunch across from the Ocean. Thoroughly enjoyable meal and just what we wanted.

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1 Thank JonTelamar
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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112 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Been to DeckChair twice so thought it time to give another brunch cafe a chance - SlowFish did not disappoint! The deli cabinet was loaded with amazing treats and there were jars of hand made wonky cookies and incredible looking protein balls dusted in freeze dried raspberry... wow! It was around noon when we dropped in - the guys chose... More 

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1 Thank MrsHotrox
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This was recommended to us by a very helpful bartender. We couldn't have asked for a nicer breakfast. My muesli had delicious fruit and honey. Service was quick and seamless. My wife learned what stripey bacon meant:) farm fresh eggs with orange yolks that are so hard to find in Seattle

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Thank adamtre316
SlowfishBeachcafe, Owner at Slowfish, responded to this review

Yes, we use free range eggs in all our dishes and you do taste and see the difference. Thank you for noticing the quality of our food! More 

London, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Great healthy option - vast choice of mains, wraps, cakes and salads, put together with care - my smoked chicken and pesto wrap had a delicious salad and what tasted like home made sweet chilli sauce to set the flavours off. Great value too.

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Thank jeizza
SlowfishBeachcafe, Owner at Slowfish, responded to this review

Our chefs make all the products fresh from our carefully chosen ingredients. It is wonderful to get your acknowledgement for their skills and efforts. Thank you so much and hope to see you again. More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Simply the best porridge I've ever had! Great coffee! Free Wifi! Friendly efficient staff! Great start to the day after our climb up the mountain!

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Thank Nash H
SlowfishBeachcafe, Owner at Slowfish, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to have breakfast at Slowfish. It is fantastic to get the great feedback. Enjoy your travels! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Cuisine
Healthy, Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 16:00
Monday
06:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 16:00
Thursday
06:00 - 16:00
Friday
06:00 - 16:00
Saturday
06:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga  >  Mount Maunganui
  • Phone Number: +64 5742949

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?