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“Very nice food”

The Cove - cafe, restaurant & bar
Ranked #2 of 14 Restaurants in Waipu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$20
Cuisines: New Zealand
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Enjoyed our visit to the Cove, Good friendly service, great meals and good value, all in all a place I would recommend and look forward to returning

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Thank PBB005
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

If you are heading to Waipu or Lang Beach, this is a recommended spot right across the road from Waipu beach. Great spot to order a beer or beverage. If you want a specific seat make sure you book as this place gets pretty packed at peak times. Good pizzas, which you can take away or maybe fish and chips to take away and have on the beach.
Nice casual spot to enjoy a drink and something to eat with friends and family.

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Thank cgkjourneys
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

We have visited the cove three days on the trot now. First day just for coffee which is superb flat white. Barrista really good. Second day for coffee and a shared lunch of fish burger really tasty. Only complaint would be the boards it was served on look old and could do with a good clean or replace. Third day fish and chips and a tasting plate absolutely delicious with a lovely glass of organic sauvignon. Staff very efficient and pleasant. Atmosphere lovely beach vibe. We are going to try breakfast tomorrow. Well done guys of the cove. Even though you are the only place here everything is superb thank you.

Thank Karencornwalluk
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

This is a place with great location just opposite the beach, with the sea heard and seen. The menu is straightforward and cooking decent; wine list has bottles to match all tastes and budgets. Very enthusiastic staff, and a good place for a relaxed evening

Thank Chris B
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

Go here for a quick meal but don't expect a fabulous culinary experience. This is a friendly, casual restaurant. I chose a dish with fish but it was rather strange with warm fish and a creamy sauce laid on top of some cold vegetables. I did ask as I would have expected warm vegetables, but I was told it was supposed to be like that and the cold beans were a salad... I thought they just made the fish cold. Never mind, I was sitting looking out over the beach (beyond the road and the car park, it must be said) there was a very pleasant feel to the restaurant, I chatted to some German tourists, the service was friendly. The pizzas looked pretty good.

Thank JofromFrance1
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