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Waipu golf course is certainly tough and it's not made any easier with the pitted fairways. In some... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
Wellington, New Zealand
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Only tried the cafe

Tasty food, made on the premises, with friendly service. And the views are stupendous. Can't ask... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Lyndsay F
Auckland, New Zealand
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Tucked discreetly alongside SH1, between the townships of Waipu and Ruakaka and overlooking the magnificent Bream Bay lies this great links golf course. With a reputation of some of the best greens in New Zealand this course will offer you a great...more
3229 State Highway 1, Waipu, New Zealand
+64 9-432 0259
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For years we have whizzed by the sign saying visitors welcome and this trip north we finally pulled in to their cafe. I wish we had done so all the times before. The staff - fabulous! Cabinet food - yummy! Huge menu (due to time...More

Thank LizNZ2014
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped for a quick lunch and we were so surprised with amazing views and food was great . We had open steak sandwich which was delicious and the bar man was great as he gave me a tasting of the beer before I could...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Waipu golf course is certainly tough and it's not made any easier with the pitted fairways. In some holes it was hard to see a cut line between rough and fairway. Otherwise a challenge Beautiful greens. Great views from the club house and a nice...More

Thank SimonS5914
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Tasty food, made on the premises, with friendly service. And the views are stupendous. Can't ask for more than that!

Thank Lyndsay F
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Great views, tough links course especially when the wind is up. Excellent food - yummy homemade pies, friendly people in the bar as well as in the office.

Thank waipuheaven
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We found this beautiful restaurant and golf course by chance! The scenery is so breathtakingly inspiring. Our delicious breakfast was served by friendly staff, as we have noted all throughout Northland! Our time at Tee Cafe was peacefully rewarding. Such a beautiful part of the...More

Thank 140jeffreyc
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Come here regularly throughout the year. This course has got to have the best view from a golf course in NZ! You can see across the whole of Bream Bay as you leisurely chase the little white call around. Good range of difficulty between the...More

Thank CarlyW563
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped here purely by chance, but were pleasantly surprised by excellent gluten free fish and chips with a great view. Don't be put off by the old golf club lunch room, there are some great options here for people with food allergies also.

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped for coffee only on our drive south having failed to find an easy parking spot in Whangarei. Really good coffee, friendly staff and the most amazing view. I'd definitely recommend over a detour into the town further north.

Thank Marion Q
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We enjoyed warm friendly customer service from the new café owners. And what a pleasant experience sitting on the veranda enjoying fantastic views and good flavoursome food made on the premises. What a pity this café hasn't received more exposure to locals and travellers alike.

Thank th467
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