Plan your trip around Hauraki Coromandel along State Highways 25 & 2. Please note some local roads and DOC sites are closed. Find out more


A Coromandel icon, this family-owwned licenced cafe, shop and orcharrd had been delighting travellers and locals for decades, offering a restful place to stop and refresh, with excllent housemade meals and legendary cakes and sweet treats.


Look no further for wholesome real food and good coffee for morning or afternoon tea, or linger a little longer over lunch and a glass of wine or craft beer.

With an evolving menu of lovingly made food using fresh, seasonal and local produce sourced from their own orchard and gardens.

Colenso Cafe is one of the Coromandel Peninsula’s best known. With a licensed cafe, gift shop, orchard and beautiful gardens, it has long been a favorite of locals, holidaymakers and visitors.

Dogs are welcome outside in Colenso's gardens, and the shady lawns provide respite for the sun.  Kids playground too, another reason why Colenso is on so many family itineraries.

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Tairua Whitianga Rd (State Highway 25)
Whenuakite 3591
New Zealand

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