The Best Places To Eat Near Kensington Park

Nov 23, 2021Living At The Park

It is no secret that Kiwis have a fantastic cafe and restaurant culture, and Orewa is no exception. Because Kensington Park is located right in the heart of Orewa, residents get to enjoy all of the local cuisines on offer. Here’s our list of the best places to eat near Kensington Park.

Dear Coasties 

Open from 6am – 4pm, Dear Coasties is one of Orewa’s best cafes, even coming in number one on Tripadvisor. The cafe features an extensive coffee, breakfast, and lunch menu, making it perfect for midday catch-ups and lunch meetings. Based on reviews, customers seem to be particularly fond of this cafe’s wonderful and quick service.

Dear Coasties is quite popular, so if you’re looking for a quieter experience, you may want to go during off-peak hours.

Oliver’s Cafe

Open since 2007, Oliver’s Cafe is an Orewa staple.  Serving up all-day breakfast and sporting an impressive lunch menu, you are guaranteed great food and coffee at Oliver’s. Their pancakes and smashed avo-toast are popular items off their breakfast menu, and lunchtime patrons seem to be very fond of the Calamari. 

The best part – many tables have great views overlooking the sea. What’s better than a meal with a view? 

Puff Cafe 

If you’re looking for food that looks as beautiful as it is tasty, then Puff Cafe is the place for you. Puff creates stunning dishes that will satisfy the pickiest of eaters, and they offer menu items ranging from bao buns to eggs on toast. 

Puff is a great place for an early morning breakfast, as it opens at 7.30 am. Many patrons comment on the high quality of their coffee,as well as their food. 

Cheek and Chong 

Sometimes you need food that’s a bit more substantial than cafe care – if that’s the case, you may want to head to  Cheek and Chong. Open on Wednesday from 12pm till late and Thursday – Sunday 11am till late, you can grab either lunch or dinner at Cheek and Chong.

Cheek and Chong offers premium Asian fusion food and cocktails, and it also has several set menu options, making it perfect for any occasion. Their dumplings are particularly popular. Despite dubbing themselves as the “new kids on the block,” Cheek and Chong have become a staple within Orewa’s dining scene. 

Kawau Bay 

If you’re looking for an upmarket dining experience that focuses on local and fresh produce, then look no further than Kawau Bay Kitchen. Kawau Bay prides itself on offering the very best New Zealand produce – from Hawkes Bay lamb to locally caught fish, you can rest assured that when you dine at Kawau Bay, you’ll be enjoying New Zealand’s freshest and finest. 

And for budding sommeliers, Kawau Bay also has a wine bar, offering many local and international wines for you to sample. If you’re not a big wine fan,  they also have an excellent cocktail and beer list too. 

Kuwau Bay is open for brunch, lunch, and dinner, so you’ll be able to head there for fine fare most of the day.

The Ship and Anchor

Serving brunch, lunch, and dinner in the heart of Orewa, The Ship and Anchor is the ultimate family destination. Their fresh seafood dishes are particularly delicious, and there is something on the menu for everyone. Their service is impeccable, and locals know this to be a great spot to have a wonderful meal out with the family. 

They also have a great bar with a big-TV screen, so you can watch all your favourite games. 

With so many wonderful cafes and restaurants nearby, Kensington Park is truly a foodie’s paradise. If you’re looking to buy an apartment in Orewa and enjoy the local culinary scene, then look no further than Kensington Park. We are a master-planned community offering luxury apartments right in Orewa. 

If you are interested in buying property in Orewa, and Kensington Park sounds like the right place for you, give us a call!

To book a private tour or to learn more about Kensington Park, get in touch with the team today at 0800 725 775.

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