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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Restaurant
“Great local cafe and restaurant that uses local, in season produce and most of the vegetables on their menu is grown on the premises, out the back. Can't go wrong with the smashed avo on sourdough! Located at Waikanae Beach, which is a pleasant cycle from Paraparaumu Beach via cycle trail - ask us for more info.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Café
“The Front Room has a relaxed atmosphere with a modern interior and provides great food and service for small to large groups. Brunch is available from 9-3pm and lunch from 11:30-3pm. Dinner is from 5:30pm till late. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Local eatery which boasts its own brews. Some days, live performances can be enjoyed there.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“On the Main Road, this is a quaint cafe with that homely feel! The foods is well presented too, and after that you can have a wee walk through the Village centre just a few metres away.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“As good a cantonese restaurant as you will anywhere - have an extensive menu - Duck with melon - yum!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Some of the best food in Waikanae. Inexpensive and delicious. One of our favs.”
  • 1 local recommends
Pub
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“Meet the locals. Even though you have to sign in by a member, the locals are friendly and would be more than delighted to have you join their evening. Great kiwi food and the drinks a very cost effective.”
  • 1 local recommends