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

Wednesday ,Thursday ,Friday & Saturday  5:30pm - 9:30pm
Sunday 12pm to 3:00pm Lunch and then 5:30pm to 9:30pm for dinner


10 Seaview Road, Paraparaumu Beach,  Kāpiti Coast 5032


Private car park at back (Level access)

Italian Garden now open for al fresco dining

Private hire available on request

Dog Friendly



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

Welcome to The Surfer's Mistress

  • positive review  attentive service great food

    Karen Albert Avatar Karen Albert
    December 29, 2018
  • positive review  Just like Nonna use to make it! its beautiful, thanks guys x

    Rachel Osborn Avatar Rachel Osborn
    February 15, 2019
  • positive review  We had a great night with yummy food. So good to have yet another top restaurant in the Kapiti Coast.

    Ineke Woodward Avatar Ineke Woodward
    January 9, 2019
  • positive review  Most impressed! They’ve got it so right. Yummy food, gorgeous drinks and super service! Love the decor. Excited about being told they are adding more vegan options too! My new favourite place up here. Well done!

    Juanita Leigh Murray Avatar Juanita Leigh Murray
    February 10, 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  Fantastic lunch menu and super service. Best Italian I've had for ages. Can't wait to come in for dinner!

    Iain Guest Avatar Iain Guest
    December 14, 2018
  • 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  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  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

Special of the week ....

Linguine alle Vongole



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  •   Nice simple menu very well cooked. Cocktails made a pleasent change. Service was great. Very enjoyable night out.

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  •   Popped in here on our way to a show and wow this place is awesome. Fantastic service , food and atmosphere. Highly recommend recommended

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  •   Had the Puttenesca pasta. It was just delicious. The portion was a bit big, but amazing flavour and silky pasta. The Ziobaffa wine was a real find. Will get the... read more

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  •   I’m a pasta lover and after hearing good reports about The Surfer’s Mistress I decided to give it a try. I’m a bit fussy re my pasta so I was... read more

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  •   Decided we would try out this newer Restaurant as had previously been there when it was known as Ambience
    Was pleasantly surprised with the change in decor. Lovely interior, well... read more

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  •   I had friends from the Waiarapa,we decided to dine here. I'm really pleased we did. The name may not do it justice, ..However..my friends and I were totally delighted, by... read more

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  •   I had a delicious 3 course meal with my sister-in-law who goes there all the time. The food was fresh and home made.
    The service was excellent. They kept coming... read more

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  •   Have been twice to this restaurant....the food amazing....their menu had plenty of things to choose from....if you dont like Italian food..dont go
    The desserts were plentyful and oh so yummy... read more

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