Manaia Kitchen and Bar in Tairua is a key stopping point for people traveling to destinations around The Coromandel. Equally, it is a much-loved local hotspot, favoured for its fresh andinnovative cuisine, friendly service and spacious sun-drenched courtyard.
Established over 10 years ago, Manaia Kitchen and Bar has kept pace with culinary trends while retaining its relaxed Coromandel vibe. From a morning coffee spot in the sun to a late night live music party, Manaia is constantly filled with people gathering in groups and having a good time.


Manaia Kitchen and Bar’s contemporary dining menu showcases the quality produce and kaimoana of the Coromandel and caters to every palate and appetite. Wharf to table fresh bluenose is a highly sought-after speciality and the thin-crust pizzas wood-smoked in the authentic outdoor oven are a firm favourite with groups. The kitchen is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and a delectable range of freshly prepared salads and sandwiches are available from the cabinet for eating in or takeout. Savoury scones and sweet muffins are baked in the kitchen daily, along with a tantalising selection of cakes and slices - perfect with the delicious L’affare coffee.


At Manaia’s burnished copper-top bar, patrons can select an ice-cold Monteiths beer, cider or Heineken on tap, or peruse the enticing wine list featuring a select range of New Zealand and international wines. Centrally located in Tairua and a short drive from anywhere on the Coromandel Peninsula, Manaia Kitchen and Bar is a must-stop on your Coromandel road trip.