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“Nostalgic visit to the beach after 50years”
Review of Flatwhite

Flatwhite
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Ranked #2 of 20 Restaurants in Waihi Beach
Price range: US$4 - US$25
Cuisines: Contemporary, Cafe, New Zealand
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Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Flatwhite is located right on the beachfront at Waihi Beach, Western Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. We are open 7 days and 7 nights (that’s pretty much all the time!) and we love serving great food in our fabulous beachfront location. Our friendly staff and casual atmosphere will make you feel so welcome, you may not want to leave (which is fine by us). If you just want to join us for a coffee and a piece of something delicious from our cake cabinet, hold your next work function, celebration party, wedding with us or dinner for two...anything goes. We are fully licensed and have a range of tasty items on our menu for all members of the family. We look forward to seeing you soon and if you are not sure how to find us (some say it’s a bit tricky) then please check out our map on our website.
Reviewed 27 February 2021

Chose this top restaurant on the beach,chose the overpriced beachwellington steak,was grey coloured and chewy,asked for medium rare,asked to be moved to beachfront table as it was empty ,not allowed,over the top prices,but not good enough food

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 20 February 2021 via mobile

Food was mediocre, got the fish and chips, fish was frozen and real rubbery when it finally got to me, customer service ruined our visit although the views were good that’s about all this place has to offer, rude owner and wouldn’t let us sit where we wanted despite the cafe only being half full, went up to ask for another drink and got a sour look from the older lady behind the counter..if you’re coming f here for a view this is the place to be, if you’re coming here for food or customer service I’d think again..

Date of visit: February 2021
Thank benmarr_nz
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Reviewed 12 February 2021 via mobile

The view is fantastic and have been visiting for over 10 years. The breakfast was very poor, cold and tasted like some was cooked hours ago. Their barrister made the coffee taste like dishwater and my wife’s hot water for the tea was cold. The deterioration continues as the cease to care-it gets worse every time. Time to find a new spot. Only go for the view not the food

Date of visit: February 2021
Thank kevinkiw
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Reviewed 12 February 2021 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner at the flat white restaurant. Food was great and in particular the “Beach Wellington”, absolutely delicious. The service was great and staff very welcoming.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 7 February 2021

They need to work on customer service the place was busy due to being the only beachfront cafe/restaurant. The coffee was fine but only single shots !! The waffles were so dry and cold !
We were also disappointed with going for a drink had to sit in a poxy bar area, dogs everywhere and one piddled beside me ....horrible I told the owner he didn’t care. So we left and went to the Waihi Pub and had a better experience

Date of visit: February 2021
Thank Bossy-Boots3
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