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Umu

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Wharf Road, Coromandel 3506, New Zealand
+64 7-866 8618
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08:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 21:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in this morning hoping to purchase a bacon sandwich to go. It was a no can do. Apparently the kitchen is to busy to make off the menu items. Bacon! Off the menu! What kind of cafe serving breakfast could not produce a bacon sandwich? The server suggested we try the local bakery instead. Not even offered an alternative.... More 

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Thank DebakaMiranda
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come here for breakfast occasionally during our trips to the Coromandel. The breakfast meals are well priced, and plentiful. Their display cabinet is well presented filled with a variety of home made baking. The staff are friendly, and the service is excellent. A very popular eating establishment. Well worth visiting even for a cuppa.

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1 Thank 127margie
Helston
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was lovely, the Calamari was very nice and the mussel chowder was delicious. For mains we had the steak and the belly pork, both were great, and very good value. The menu was a little lacking, I'm not sure what I'd recommend but I struggled to pick something I fancied. However every meal was delicious so the... More 

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1 Thank Matt258099
Copenhagen, Denmark
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245 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for a coffee and cake break and found the café and service to be great. The cakes were really good.

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Thank MN0975
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We looked for the crowd as that's a sign of a good eating place.There is a menu but also some very yummy food in the cabinet that you can eat there or take away.We had the umu breakfast and eggs benedict.The food was served in a timely manner and was delicious particularly the bacon.I also purchased a piece of chocolate... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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265 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stopped here for a late lunch and found the selection on offer disappointing, had the sausage rolls, and whilst they were nice it was a bit uninteresting overall just dumped on a plate, no presentation. Best bit is outside tables!

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Thank JLM3080
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bustling cafe. Pleasant staff. Not bad breakfasts. Umu breakfast was tasty. Florentine needs a bit of work tho. Soggy toast. Sauce out of a packet? Lacking in flavour. Otherwise nice place to chill on a lazy Sunday morning. Will be back to try out other menu optiions

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Thank Gerrard o
Okinawa, Japan
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on the way home after a nice weekend and was thrilled with what we found at Umu. Just a nice, little, family-owned cafe that serves affordable dishes packed with flavor and sized to satisfy your hunger. I had the mussel chowder. It was so good, I had to fight to keep my wife , who does not like... More 

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Thank Christopher S
Birmingham
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't have to eat here, you could just have a coffee or a glass of wine and while away the hours people watching. There are tables outside on the pavement but plenty of room inside should the weather turn nasty. The food is very good and the presentation is excellent and you can also get a pint of Good... More 

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Thank SmudgeBirmingham
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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118 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure if my reaction was coloured by two superb meals out in the Bay of Pleanty, and I must admit being a good Kiwi I dislike being negative; but I was disappointed. The service was attentive and friendly, and I was told that the fish of the day was good, however the pork belly was tough, dry and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 21:00
Monday
08:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:30 - 21:00
Saturday
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?