New Foodie Finds

Treat your tastebuds at one of the latest local eateries on the Kāpiti Coast

That Little Cake Shop

39 Maclean Street, Paraparaumu Beach

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Through a love of baking, Alisha Lewis crafts her own recipes and flavours for her range of cakes, macarons, sugar cookies and cupcakes. Not only do her treats taste amazing and are super moreish, but the decadent decorating has so much wow factor they are sure to be a talking point!

From brightly coloured bubblegum macarons and custom sugar cookies to multi-layered mermaid cakes, That Little Cake Shop has the perfect masterpiece for your special occasion or someone special. 

Keep an eye on their Facebook page for "Friday Desert Night" when they open late so that you can celebrate the end of the week by indulging your sweet tooth!


4a Sheffield Street, Paraparaumu

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Montfoort wholesale kitchen is based in Paraparaumu, where they bake sticky caramel-filled stroopwafels and send them all over New Zealand to the best little stores and coffee shops. The Montfoort mission is to showcase the best of sweet Dutch street food using honest, fresh ingredients and traditional methods while keeping it inventive and fun.

Every Friday, the Montfoort caravan rolls out to the front of the bakery and serves up buttery bite-sized poffertjes and fresh stroopwafels. They are very conveniently located right next to Dark Horse Coffee - the perfect beverage to accompany your delicious Dutch treats!

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Olde Beach Bakery

1 Beach Road, Paekākāriki

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Well-known Waikanae staple Old Beach Bakery have opened up their second store in the recently refurbished and delightfully pink Holtoms Building in Paekākāriki.

Head there before (or after) your Escarpment Track walk, a trip to the beach or a meander around the Holtoms artist's studios.

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.

Louis Sergeant French Patisserie

8 Margaret Road, Raumati

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No trip to the Kāpiti Coast is complete without a visit to the divine Louis Sergeant French Patisserie.  Indulge in Wellington-famous macarons, spectacular cakes and delicious pastries, or prepare a savoury delight with bread, artisan paté, terrines, Saucisson, cheeses and gourmet sandwiches. 

Louis Sergeant has two Kāpiti sites, one in Raumati Village and their newest site on Rimu Road, where they not only offer their divine pastries but also have their commercial bakery and an eat-in cafe option.  For a special occasion, why not order one of their High Tea Towers to take along? C'est délicieux!

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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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