Orewa Beach is surrounded by sea and covered in oceans in lush pasture, so fresh fare included the finest dairy products, succulent fruits and vegetables, seafood and shellfish, tender lamb and beef. Kiwis tend to prefer less-formal, brasserie-style eating and there are many such establishments in Orewa Beach and the surrounding Hibiscus Coast with smart or homely decor, tasty inventive cuisine and good service.
Alfresco dining at pavement tables, beside the pristine waters of Orewa Beach is very popular.
If you enjoy ethnic food you'll find many shades: Thai, Indian, Japanese, Malaysian, Mediterranean, French, Italian, there's a veritable United Nations of food on offer.
The Cafe scene blends with Orewa's natural coastal environment, offering an array of home cooked wholesome treats to more substantial meals.