Coromandel Mussel Kitchen
Coromandel Mussel Kitchen Review
A celebration of Coromandel's aquaculture, with a simply delightful ambience to while away an afternoon (or call for mussel takeaway products). Think of any conceivable way to serve fresh, fat mussels and you'll find it here, in the café established by the original mussel farming family in the district. Big bold pictures of the farms grace the walls. The menu? You could start with simple hot steamed mussels, try the Fat Mussel Basket (battered, steamed, smoked, with Thai chilli and more), or get messy with a fennel and mussel hotpot. You could branch out and simply ask for fish and chips, or a generous salad, or massage the sweet tooth with ice cream. The Mussel Kitchen is set in a spacious, landscaped lawn just 4 km (2½ mi) south of Coromandel township. Don't forget to take some vacuum-packed mussel chowder or smoked mussels for later.
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