Local Secrets: Brunch by the beach

Sea breezes, fresh coffee and scrambled eggs - brunch on the Kāpiti Coast is an experience like no other. You'll want to visit all of these local favourites!

Beach Road Deli

5 Beach Rd, Paekakariki

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Beach Road Deli is the Paekākāriki locals' pantry and caffeine hub. Using a fair trade organic Wellington roasted coffee by The Immigrants Son, they thrive on making deluxe coffee.

Their baker is up at the crack of dawn, baking fresh rolls and baked goods. With the majority of baking done on-site, you can be sure it is just how your nana baked with no nasties or additives. Handmade artisan goodness at its finest. Keep an eye our for their pizza nights! Yum!


Sunday Cantina

31 Poplar Avenue, Raumati South

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Sunday Cantina is in the business of providing customers with healthy, fresh food in a cheerful environment. 

Known for its owner-operator Fi Greig, who has a passion for raw and plant based food (she’s published a few cookbooks, too), at the heart of Sunday Cantina is quality fresh produce and delicious, healthy dishes. That being said, the menu is extensive, and there is plenty to choose from, including a big breakfast, pizza or pork belly sandwich.

Insider's secret: Fi hosts regular, ever-popular cooking classes to take your cooking to another level!

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Raumati Social Club

34 Poplar Ave, Raumati South

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Located in the heart of The Raumati South, The Raumati Social Club embodies everything its name stands for. A hub where locals gather, eat delicious seasonal food, enjoy a beverage and soak in the atmosphere. With a backdrop of live music most weekends, you can feel the soul of Raumati within its walls. Blending both cuisine and the arts together, the cafe is a melting pot of culture.

Local art displays line the walls that up and coming artists fill with their soulful tunes and hip hop beats. There is no one size fits all here, a blend of cultures, genres and food is what makes coming to The Raumati Social Club a memorable experience.

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Waterfront Bar & Kitchen

3 Garden Road, Raumati Beach

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If you are looking for great food, fantastic drinks and spectacular views, then you can't go past the Waterfront Bar & Kitchen. 

Serving up fresh seafood, with one of the best views on the Coast it’s the perfect spot to take in the stunning sunset over Kapiti Island.

Watch this space as new owners Zara Lange and Conrad Banks of Wellington’s iconic Dockside Restaurant & Bar have exciting plans afoot. 

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Marine Parade Eatery

50 Marine Parade, Paraparaumu Beach

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The team at Marine Parade Eatery serve great coffee and mouth-watering food from an outstanding menu. With its quirky, beachy interior it is a place where the entire family can enjoy great meals from breakfast to lunch - and any time in between!

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Two Fat Chefs

30 - 31 Marine Parade, Paraparaumu

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Nestled into the Paraparaumu waterfront is a fantastic cafe, after opening in 2019 it has quickly become a local favourite and is regularly packed out for Sunday brunches! Two Fat Chefs is the perfect place to sit down and watch Paraparaumu go by! 

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Hey Coastie Eatery

42 Tutere Street, Waikanae Beach

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Located at Waikanae Beach, Hey Coastie is the ideal spot to chill with your crew.

The newest eatery from WAH (We Are Hospo group), Hey Coastie's kitchen has something for everyone, from epic brunches to lunch & dinner. Park up in the garden with the family and choose from delicious shared plates and epic cocktails as the kids stay busy on the lil Coastie coastguard boat and playhouse.


Long Beach Cafe and Tavern

40 Tutere Street, Waikanae Beach

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At Long Beach simplicity meets sheer quality with a menu dedicated to fresh and local ingredients.

The relaxed atmosphere, fair trade coffee, International beer/wine list and full bar all speak of the restaurant's originality and commitment to quality.  With heated seats and an outdoor fire, the Long Beach garden can be enjoyed year-round. 


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Olde Beach Bakery

3 Ono St, Waikanae Beach, Waikanae

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An institution on the Coast, Olde Beach Bakery serves up delicious baked goods for the enjoyment of locals and visitors alike. 

Known to many for its original Waikanae location, it’s recently set up a second store in the heart Paekākāriki.

Offering an array of French style goodness including croissants, danishes, pan au raisins and the like, there’s also plenty to satisfy those after some classic kiwi baked goods too – quality pies, filled sandwiches and scones will have you coming back for more for sure.



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