With thousands of excellent cafes in New Zealand, it’s always difficult to work out which are the best to try, especially if you are new to a place.
Thankfully, the annual New Zealand Cafe of the Year awards help sort out the best through objective judging and public feedback.
The best cafes in the Coromandel
Coromandel cafes shortlisted by judges for the national awards:
Colenso Country Café and Shop
895 South Highway 25, Whenuakite, Coromandel
5 Willoughby Street, Paeroa
Food For Thought
574 Pollen Street, Thames
Source: New Zealand Cafe of the Year Awards 2016, run by the Restaurant Association of New Zealand. Factors considered by the judges including atmosphere and appearance, menu and coffee, service, staff interaction and overall impression.