Best gardens in Northland

Check out the top gardens in Northland, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Wharepuke Gardens Café
1. Wharepuke Gardens Café
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16 local reviews
190 Kerikeri Rd, Kerikeri
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
09-407 8936
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Geoff
Hidden away in a Sub-Tropical garden plus an award winning chef makes this a unique eating experiance.
Derek
Subtropical garden setting and amazing award-winning food! Great coffee and sweet treats too
Anna
Consistently excellent food available throughout the day in beautiful sub tropical gardens.
1. Wharepuke Gardens Café
1. Wharepuke Gardens Café
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16 local reviews
190 Kerikeri Rd, Kerikeri
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
09-407 8936
Geoff
Geoff
Hidden away in a Sub-Tropical garden plus an award winning chef makes this a unique eating experiance.
Derek
Derek
Subtropical garden setting and amazing award-winning food! Great coffee and sweet treats too
Anna
Anna
Consistently excellent food available throughout the day in beautiful sub tropical gardens.
2. Quail Cafe
2. Quail Cafe
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7 local reviews
37A Russell Rd, Kensington
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
+64 9-437 7210
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Leone & Mark
This is an awesome cafe in a beautiful setting (an old quarry turned into a magnificent garden). Have a coffee…
Annie And Jon
Secret tucked away cafe with wonderful views over tropical gardens and a cute little stream
Carmel And Shaun
Set in lush beautiful tropical gardens all developed and maintained by volunteers
2. Quail Cafe
2. Quail Cafe
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7 local reviews
37A Russell Rd, Kensington
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
+64 9-437 7210
Leone & Mark
Leone & Mark
This is an awesome cafe in a beautiful setting (an old quarry turned into a magnificent garden). Have a coffee and something to eat and then…
Annie And Jon
Annie And Jon
Secret tucked away cafe with wonderful views over tropical gardens and a cute little stream
Carmel And Shaun
Carmel And Shaun
Set in lush beautiful tropical gardens all developed and maintained by volunteers
3. Whangarei Quarry Gardens
3. Whangarei Quarry Gardens
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11 local reviews
37A Russell Rd, Whangarei
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
09-437 7210
ParkCafeFood
Bruce And Catherine
A subtropical garden developed from a former quarry. This community-initiated gardens comprises of multiple…
Leone & Mark
Just a 2 minute drive from here or a 7 minute walk. Stroll around this awesome garden. It didn't exist when we…
Rose & Peter
A leisurely stroll through a beautiful subtropical garden, picnic by the lake or simply enjoy a relaxed lunch…
3. Whangarei Quarry Gardens
3. Whangarei Quarry Gardens
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11 local reviews
37A Russell Rd, Whangarei
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
09-437 7210
Bruce And Catherine
Bruce And Catherine
A subtropical garden developed from a former quarry. This community-initiated gardens comprises of multiple gardens, waterfall, and a great…
Leone & Mark
Leone & Mark
Just a 2 minute drive from here or a 7 minute walk. Stroll around this awesome garden. It didn't exist when we moved here! Combine with a…
Rose & Peter
Rose & Peter
A leisurely stroll through a beautiful subtropical garden, picnic by the lake or simply enjoy a relaxed lunch at the Quail Cafe.
4. Mangawhai Tavern
4. Mangawhai Tavern
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24 local reviews
2 Moir Street, Mangawhai
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
09-431 4505
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
John & Kelley
MANGAWHAI TAVERN MARKET | 2 Moir St (15-20min walk) | Saturday only | 8.00am - 12.30pm | Fantastic fruit and…
Wendy
Friendly pub with music and entertainment. You can eat there too! Good meals at excellent prices. The garden…
Lorna
Live music Sunday afternoons in the beer garden on the estuary. Seafood chowder and whitebait fritters highly…
4. Mangawhai Tavern
4. Mangawhai Tavern
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24 local reviews
2 Moir Street, Mangawhai
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
09-431 4505
John & Kelley
John & Kelley
MANGAWHAI TAVERN MARKET | 2 Moir St (15-20min walk) | Saturday only | 8.00am - 12.30pm | Fantastic fruit and vege produce, art, crafts,…
Wendy
Wendy
Friendly pub with music and entertainment. You can eat there too! Good meals at excellent prices. The garden bar area is right on the…
Lorna
Lorna
Live music Sunday afternoons in the beer garden on the estuary. Seafood chowder and whitebait fritters highly recommended.
5. Sculptureum
5. Sculptureum
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13 local reviews
40 Omaha Flats Rd, Matakana
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
09-422 7375
Point of interestEstablishment
Katherine
Opened in 2017 after 10 years in the making, I have not visited here yet but have included it because many of…
Ross And Penny
This is a world class sculpture garden, beautifully maintained, international sculpture collection and thought…
Christine
Stunning setting. Fine food. Sculpture garden.
5. Sculptureum
5. Sculptureum
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13 local reviews
40 Omaha Flats Rd, Matakana
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
09-422 7375
Katherine
Katherine
Opened in 2017 after 10 years in the making, I have not visited here yet but have included it because many of our neighbours have been to…
Ross And Penny
Ross And Penny
This is a world class sculpture garden, beautifully maintained, international sculpture collection and thought provoking quotations along…
Christine
Christine
Stunning setting. Fine food. Sculpture garden.
6. Hone's Pizza Garden & Burger Bar
6. Hone's Pizza Garden & Burger Bar
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5 local reviews
10 York St, Russell
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
09-403 7670
Establishment
Sally
Restaurant/ Garden Bar. Go here for a drink and pizzas (which are very good). A more casual atmosphere…
C J
Great wood fired Pizza in an exotic subtropical garden setting. Nice micro brews and good wine selection. An…
Kelly
The best pizza in Russell. They have a stunning garden area to enjoy your mean or takeaway options are also…
6. Hone's Pizza Garden & Burger Bar
6. Hone's Pizza Garden & Burger Bar
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5 local reviews
10 York St, Russell
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
09-403 7670
Sally
Sally
Restaurant/ Garden Bar. Go here for a drink and pizzas (which are very good). A more casual atmosphere. They've done a great renovation to…
C J
C J
Great wood fired Pizza in an exotic subtropical garden setting. Nice micro brews and good wine selection. An affordable favourite!
Kelly
Kelly
The best pizza in Russell. They have a stunning garden area to enjoy your mean or takeaway options are also there
7. Jolt
7. Jolt
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5 local reviews
460 Maunu Rd, Whangarei
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
09-972 7105
Establishment
Leone & Mark
Beautiful coffee and food. Great location next door to a garden centre if you'd like to browse.
Karen And Grant
Located alongside a garden centre, the cafe has exceptionally good coffee and food.
David & Genna
Great coffee, good food right next to the garden centre
7. Jolt
7. Jolt
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5 local reviews
460 Maunu Rd, Whangarei
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
09-972 7105
Leone & Mark
Leone & Mark
Beautiful coffee and food. Great location next door to a garden centre if you'd like to browse.
Karen And Grant
Karen And Grant
Located alongside a garden centre, the cafe has exceptionally good coffee and food.
David & Genna
David & Genna
Great coffee, good food right next to the garden centre
8. Pompallier Mission
8. Pompallier Mission
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15 local reviews
Pompallier Mission, Russell
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
09-403 9015
Establishment
Cath
I really enjoyed the tour through Pompallier House and learnt a lot about the history of Russell. Their…
Lindsay
History, tours of the house, good coffee and pastries, lovely garden to sit in with views of the bay. Lovely…
Emma
Beautiful interesting historic property with gorgeous gardens.
8. Pompallier Mission
8. Pompallier Mission
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15 local reviews
Pompallier Mission, Russell
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
09-403 9015
Cath
Cath
I really enjoyed the tour through Pompallier House and learnt a lot about the history of Russell. Their gardens are lovely and afterwards…
Lindsay
Lindsay
History, tours of the house, good coffee and pastries, lovely garden to sit in with views of the bay. Lovely interesting gift shop.
Emma
Emma
Beautiful interesting historic property with gorgeous gardens.
9. Brick Bay Wines
9. Brick Bay Wines
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37 local reviews
Brick Bay Wines
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
09-425 4690
CafeBarFood
Christine
Sculptures dotted throughout the beautiful gardens. Makes for a lovely walk before or after having lunch. …
Jane
Wander the latest sculpture installations in beautiful landscaped gardens. Finish off with a platter and…
9. Brick Bay Wines
9. Brick Bay Wines
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37 local reviews
Brick Bay Wines
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
09-425 4690
Christine
Christine
Sculptures dotted throughout the beautiful gardens. Makes for a lovely walk before or after having lunch. Also a winery. Great Rose wine.
Jane
Jane
Wander the latest sculpture installations in beautiful landscaped gardens. Finish off with a platter and tasting flight of their wines.
10. Cape Reinga
10. Cape Reinga
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22 local reviews
Cape Reinga, Cape Reinga
LocalityPolitical
Teresa
Maori history and legend For Māori, Cape Reinga is the most spiritually significant place in New Zealand. An…
Martha
Our garden is very big, quiet and relaxing, just read a book in one of out garden chairs. Stroll down to the…
10. Cape Reinga
10. Cape Reinga
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22 local reviews
Cape Reinga, Cape Reinga
Teresa
Teresa
Maori history and legend For Māori, Cape Reinga is the most spiritually significant place in New Zealand. An ancient pohutukawa tree and a…
Martha
Martha
Our garden is very big, quiet and relaxing, just read a book in one of out garden chairs. Stroll down to the dairy shop for a Tip Top Ice…
11. Sawmill Cafe
11. Sawmill Cafe
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33 local reviews
142 Pakiri Road, Leigh
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
09-422 6019
BarRestaurantFood
Allan
Great atmosphere, garden, good food and pizzas, wine and beer, NZ bands and singers at weekends
Jodie
Fantastic calendar of live music, great food + a beer garden and outside pay area for children
11. Sawmill Cafe
11. Sawmill Cafe
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33 local reviews
142 Pakiri Road, Leigh
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
09-422 6019
Allan
Allan
Great atmosphere, garden, good food and pizzas, wine and beer, NZ bands and singers at weekends
Jodie
Jodie
Fantastic calendar of live music, great food + a beer garden and outside pay area for children
12. The Stone Store
12. The Stone Store
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31 local reviews
MuseumEstablishment
Claes
Don't miss this piece of New Zealand history. Museum and quirky store in one with beautiful gardens in the…
Carol
Our first stone building and Mission Station. Built in 1822, its still trading with a diverse range of…
12. The Stone Store
12. The Stone Store
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31 local reviews
Claes
Claes
Don't miss this piece of New Zealand history. Museum and quirky store in one with beautiful gardens in the front. Have a stroll around this…
Carol
Carol
Our first stone building and Mission Station. Built in 1822, its still trading with a diverse range of interesting treasures. Nearby Honey…