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Wharf Road, Coromandel 3506, New Zealand
+64 7-866 8618
08:30 - 21:00
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Canberra, Australia
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58 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved Umu. The atmosphere was informal and relaxed. The staff were friendly and helpful. After spotting it on another table we opted for the day's fish - gurnard. I was unfamiliar with this species but, it became an instant favourite. The fish was wonderfully fresh and had been baked in a very tasty light sauce which, among other ingredients... More 

1 Thank MNE43
Matamata, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Service was great, food was just perfect, coffee and tea was hot. One of my pet hates is when people have finished and staff walk past these tables without taking the empty plates, this didn't happen here, the young staff were quick to remove them, and were friendly with it. The owner should be proud of them.

1 Thank dingdin2017
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here; reasonable food and really nice surroundings but mediocre service. Young lady on the till did not understand our (Auckland kiwi) accents and needed a lot of help with our order but still messed it up so we had 2 drinks and 1 meal for 2 people...the very young waiter guy redressed this to a large extent but... More 

Thank FSwift
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We came in here for a quick bite to eat after arriving in town late and camping just down the road. The setup of the restaurant was a little confusing, it was sort of like we were ordering take-out since we ordered at the cash, but the pizza came to the table but there wasn't any service. We had to... More 

Thank Heidi v
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Were just eating a Pizza Romano at UMU Cafe and the Chicken on the Pizza was really horrible, with Skin and Gristel, it didn't look very good either. Told the Lady at the Counter, but no apology or sorry, I wouldn't recommend.

Thank Juanito N
Wellington, New Zealand
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The mussel platter had been recommended to us, and it certainly lived up to its reputation! Delicious.

1 Thank Nat-a-tat-tat-a-lie
Bribie Island, Australia
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We were looking for something light for dinner and decided to try one of there pizzas. we had the supreme and boy it lived up to its name; anchovies, olives the lot. Very tasty

1 Thank Trevor-Bonnie B
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We popped in here for some breakfast foods and found the eggs florentine quite delightful. I also got a nice latte to top it off. Very enjoyable breakfast. Free wifi is also available.

1 Thank Markyboi75
Melbourne, Australia
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102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

At the end of a long day travelling we headed into Umu attracted by pizza. We weren't disappointed. Our seafood and supreme pizzas were delicious and there was a great selection of local wines.

1 Thank Barbara M
Woodford, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Walked by this lovely candle lit place and booked. Knew nothing about it. Went along - the food was no short of excellent - service was good It really didn't look like a simple cafe style place would produce such food. The presentation was amazing too Wish I could go again but it is 24 hours to get too by... More 

1 Thank DuquesaLondon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharf Road, Coromandel 3506, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Coromandel
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 8618

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?