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2 Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
+64 7-572 0942
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“fish” (15 reviews)
“porridge” (3 reviews)
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2 Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 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!!

Thank U2186LRmarcm
Reviewed 10 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...More

Thank bianca5699
Eveline D, Owner at Slowfish, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

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!

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Fintan S
Eveline D, Owner at Slowfish, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

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.

Reviewed 16 December 2016

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

1  Thank LawrieGibbons
Reviewed 4 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....More

Thank Guillaume L
Eveline D, Owner at Slowfish, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

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...More

Reviewed 1 December 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.

1  Thank JonTelamar
Reviewed 28 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...More

1  Thank MrsHotrox
Reviewed 25 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...More

Thank adamtre316
SlowfishBeachcafe, Owner at Slowfish, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2016

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!

Reviewed 22 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.

Thank jeizza
SlowfishBeachcafe, Owner at Slowfish, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2016

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.

Reviewed 22 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!

Thank Nash H
SlowfishBeachcafe, Owner at Slowfish, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2016

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

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USD 3 - USD 16
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Open Hours
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
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  • Address: 2 Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga  >  Mount Maunganui
  • Phone Number: +64 7-572 0942
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