Indulge in a taste of our place! The Coromandel is famous for its fresh food and talented chefs. Most of the food served in our top cafes and restaurants comes from close by, fresh from the ocean or homegrown local produce.
This unique blend of regional influences has created a mouth-watering range of flavours and fare available from cafes and restaurants. Be sure to book ahead, especially when eating out in our busy season.
In particular in The Coromandel look out for macadamias, local cheeses, boutique wines, craft beers, crayfish, paua (abalone), Pacific oysters and mussels.
Boutique & Speciality Food
Local Produce Markets
Pubs & Bars
Restaurants & Cafes
Wineries, Breweries, Distilleries
Paddock to Plate Experiences
Food Trail Brochure TCDC
Tips & Suggestions For Your Foodie Adventure
Our locals know a thing or two about this place, let them guide your way.
Seafood and Summer FlavoursOne of the best things about getting away is trying the local specialties and stopping for favourite treats. Seafood, wild or grown in the calm…
Get Ready for these Foodie Events on The CoromandelEnjoy the best of Matarangi in April Matarangi is one of the most gorgeous parts of The Coromandel. Since 2013, A Taste of Matarangi has been held by…
Local Spirit: Coromandel Distilling CompanyAs you pass by the tall window in the brick wall of The Depot you may catch a glimpse of the gleaming copper body of the still that produces the…
Top Restaurant: Gastronomics in ThamesFor the ten-year anniversary of their popular Thames restaurant, Kishan and Radha Raikwar gave away ten $100 meal vouchers to their loyal customers…
Eating your way around The CoromandelThe Coromandel is fast becoming a food-lovers paradise. For the hunter-gatherer who has a fondness for foraging the freshest new food products…
Paddock to plate at The Falls RetreatReconnect with food, nature and each other with the warm hospitality and paddock to plate food at the Falls Retreat. Food made from scratch.
Craft brews Coro' styleIf you've acquired a taste for craft beers, you can satisfy your thirst on The Coromandel with four additions to the locally available selection of…
Foodie ItinerariesGather your foodie friends and set out on a seasonal foraging mission around The Coromandel. Stop at roadside orchard stalls and seek out unexpected…
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Mercury Bay Estate - Coromandel wines with an Italian connectionIt's an idyllic setting on the sloping hills facing the sun, looking out over Cooks Beach and the blue of Mercury Bay. Cook sailed in here to…