After checking opening times on the website I drove the family all the way to this cafe to find doors shutting. Website said shut at five. However they turned us away at four. They seemed to be amused at our disappointment. But it is a...More
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If you are driving the area for beach and forest walks, this place is a very nice place to stop for a while, have a bite to eat, and/or a drink, enjoy the view, and take a look at some top-notch art for sale. We...More
Glad you enjoyed your break. Hope we do see you again one day.
The view was mind blowing and the food was even more. Our local wine was beautiful and our meals left us eating of each others plates to try as much of the cuisine as we could. It was an easy transition to meander through the...More
So went went there for brunch To be completely honest I was not overly impressed. I ordered the lasagna as did another in my group.... there's was larger and more eye appealing. It was very underseasoned. This is my taste though so I'm not saying...More
The setting is stunning - great gardens and an incredible view from the deck. Coffee was pretty good too. Unfortunately the food didn't quite live up to the same standard - overpriced and pretty average. Service was also a little inattentive and slow. Would definitely...More
Hi Mwolf155 Thank you for your review. As of the beginning of June the cafe is under new ownership and management. If you happen to be in the area please call in and try us again. You may be surprised and if not let me...More
The Cafe Helena Bay Hill Location: Whangarei, Northland Region, North Island, New Zealand, South Pacific Title: worst fritters i have ever eaten ID#: 476997507 I find it hard to understand how people can serve inferior muck to there target cliental of tourists . I am...More
Dear customer, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your experience and giving us the opportunity to respond. I am sorry you didn’t enjoy the breakfast fritters which are a very popular item on our breakfast menu. We do...More
Such a lovely place to stop and have breakfast/coffee on the way up to Russell. Amazing views and great, good priced food. Would definitely come back again!
I stopped to visit the Art Gallery, that's superbe, with plenty of high lever artworks and a must if you're around. Then I decided to have a short stop in the cafè before keeping exploring the coast. Service was slow, my cappuccino average if not...More
Last day in New Zealand,so our friends brought us here for a last meal.. If you don't know where it is you might not find it. It is set on a mountain amid masses of greenery overlooking Helena Bay...what fabulous views. There is a cafe...More