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    Come Celebrate Matariki weekend with us

    open

    28th & 29th of June

    Wood-Fired Pizza, an outdoor cinema,

    Craft Beer and a firepit

  • The Family Restaurant and Cafe in Whenuakite
    We’re taking a bit of a break and are

    Closed

    Until Spring 2024

About
The Family

an oasis of Kiwi country hospitality in the heart of the Coromandel.
Learn more about our Restaurant, Cafe, Brewery, Lodgings and Events.

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The Restaurant

Embodying the warm spirit of Kiwi hospitality, our restaurant is more than just a place to dine – it’s a culinary experience. Nestled in the scenic backdrop of Whenuakite, The Coromandel, our chefs craft dishes that resonate with the heart of New Zealand, creating a menu that offers both beloved classics and innovative delights.

The Cafe

The Cafe at ‘ The Family ‘ offers a welcoming retreat for those seeking a moment of respite or a casual gathering spot. Our cafe exudes the essence of Kiwi warmth and charm. Guests can enjoy artisanal coffees, freshly baked treats, and an array of light bites crafted with locally-sourced ingredients. It’s the perfect place to start your day, catch up with friends, or simply soak in the serene ambiance.

Coffee being prepared at The Family
Pouring a tap beer at The Family

The Brewery

Drawing from a carefully curated selection of malts, our brews take on a character that’s both unique and memorable. To this, we add a harmonious blend of New Zealand and international hops, masterfully crafting a range of beer styles to delight every palate. At ‘The Family’, we invite you to take a moment to savour these exquisite brews, all while basking in the tranquil embrace of the Whenuakite countryside.

Our Lodgings

From charming Cottages and Chalets to Studios and Cabins, we have something to suit all tastes. For those on a road trip or seeking a closer touch with nature, we provide both powered and non-powered sites for camping and caravans. And with select pet-friendly options, everyone in the family, furry members included, can find comfort in our serene surroundings.

Discover, Gather, Relish, Repeat.

Nestled in the heart of Whenuakite, The Coromandel, ‘The Family’ is more than just a destination — it’s an place for friends and family to gather, relax and unwind.

We harmoniously blend Kiwi country hospitality with diverse offerings: from our iconic restaurant and cafe, to the exceptional craft beers from the Hot Water Brewing Company, and our array of comfortable lodgings at Seabreeze Holiday Park.

Driven by a passion for creating unforgettable moments and fostering community connections, we’re here to turn your visits into cherished memories. Keen to dive deeper into our story?