The Surfer's Mistress, Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria, Paraparaumu Beach

Join us for our own hand made Pasta,  delicious authentic Italian Pizza, grilled steaks and fresh fish!

10 Seaview Road, Paraparaumu Beach,  Kāpiti Coast 5032


Fully licensed


Wednesday 5pm to 9:30pm

Thursday 5pm to 9:30pm

Friday 5pm to 9:30pm

Saturday 5pm to 9:30pm

Sunday 5pm to 9:30pm

To make a reservation or place a takeaway order, call us on 04 298 7873 or you can reserve a table by clicking on the button below:

Make an Online Reservation

 Or write to us at thesurfersmistress@gmail.com

Text    021 036 8566

To avoid disappointment, please make a reservation for Friday and Saturday nights. We have some walk in only tables available.

Tables are required back after 2 1/4 hours. If you need a table for longer  - please call us directly to request


E A T   L I K E   A N   I T A L I A N   N I G H T

Last Tuesday of every month is our "Eat like an Italian" night. You will get to experience 4 courses from some of our favourite regions/villages in Italy.

$54.50 per person.

This month we travel to the Genoa!

We will have Andrew playing the Violin for you. Andrew has gained place at the Royal College of Music London. We are making a generous donation to him to help him raise funds for his new journey in September. Come and dine with us  and support this very talented young man. - Menu on the Menu tab.

Reservations essential for the "Eat like an Italian evening".  

Book now for the 27th April

S U N D A Y   F U N D A Y   S P E C I A L  M E N U   D E A L 

Have you checked our Sunday Funday special menu for just $39,5 for 3 courses?

Our A la carte menu is also available.





From the shores of Lake Como in Italy to Paraparaumu Beach on the stunning Kāpiti Coast.

Welcome to The Surfer's Mistress

  • positive review  I loved the simple, hearty menu - fuss free and super tasty. Plus lovely wines on offer. And the service was superb. Look forward to visiting again.

    Jackie Monastra Avatar Jackie Monastra
    December 5, 2018
  • positive review  Fabulous hosts & attentive staff, AMAZING food (all pasta & pizza is handmade on premises), awesome wine selection & really great ambience. This is a hidden gem that everyone MUST try! Can't wait to go back ❤️

    Tan Guerin Avatar Tan Guerin
    January 31, 2019
  • positive review  Super makeover of a previously wasted/dark spot. Light and inviting. Sunny outdoor area is great too. Were able to get vegan options easily. Yummy pizza. Great service. Tasty drinks. Just go.

    John Diver Avatar John Diver
    February 9, 2019
  • positive review  Lovely food😊 great service. An amazing asset to the Kapiti Coast. A little slice of Italy 🙂

    Rachael McCleave Avatar Rachael McCleave
    December 29, 2018
  • positive review  Amazing!! went here with my partner on the third night of opening, delicious perfectly cooked food, exploding with flavour and texture. real ingredients and a whole lot of love and passion on the plate and beautiful presented drinks. we were beyond impressed. will 100% be back! much love and all the best to them ❤

    Lieke Hendriks Avatar Lieke Hendriks
    November 17, 2018
  • positive review  Really enjoyable meal with my husband and five year old on Thursday - had a lovely vibe and really good customer service - loved the food too - 10/10

    Kim Karaitiana Avatar Kim Karaitiana
    December 15, 2018
  • positive review  We had a lovely meal and the staff were excellent.

    Steve Taylor Avatar Steve Taylor
    January 4, 2019
  • positive review  Definitely recommend! Gorgeous food, with awesome service and a clean bright space! Will be back for more food!

    Kirsty Stewart Avatar Kirsty Stewart
    December 16, 2018
  • positive review  A M A Z I N F G Will definitely be back soon

    Reuben M. Batten Avatar Reuben M. Batten
    November 28, 2018
  • positive review  Such a good gin and tonic last night thanks guys. can't wait to be back in for dinner!!

    Abigail Taylor Avatar Abigail Taylor
    December 14, 2018

Find Us

  • star rating  Excellent food and service. Warm, inviting atmosphere, great family restaurant.
    Will definitely be back!

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  • star rating  A pleasant surprise in Paraparaumu.
    With an unassuming exterior, we had not rushed to dine here but we were certainly wrong in judging this book by its cover.
    The interior... read more

    avatar thumb Claire K
  • star rating  Visited this restaurant last week and was very impressed. The service was excellent, the food outstanding, special mention to our waiter (I think his name was Hayden) went above and... read more

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  • star rating  My wife and I dined at the Surfers Mistress this month on a Thursday night and were very satisfied with our meal and service. We usually live in Tuscany Italy... read more

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  • star rating  We visited with two friends who had booked a table. We were served drinks and our order was taken promptly. It then took an hour before we got our starters.... read more

    avatar thumb Pijg
  • star rating  Wonderful ambience in what feels like a “Italian” cottage garden . Friendly prompt service . The meals are genuine and flavoursome. Some nice reds on the menu too !

    avatar thumb hayseedownunder
  • star rating  In the beach shopping area so handy. Excellent range of pasta and pizzas. Very warm and chatty wait person.
    Pleasant background music.

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  • star rating  Great food, staff very friendly and service good. Have great gluten free pasta. First visit and eilll definitely return.

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