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Places To Eat In Waihi Beach – Restaurants, Cafés & Wineries

Here are some of our recommended eateries, and how close they are to Waihi Beach TOP 10 Holiday Resort.

Local – Just 3 Minutes Away

Flatwhite Restaurant & Café

Flatwhite has everything, from a quick coffee to a martini on the deck or a full course dinner. The best part is, it’s all just metres from the sandy shore.
📍 21 Shaw Road
🔹 flatwhite.co.nz

Waihi Beach Hotel

The Hotel is the perfect combination of great food and live music. They have something for everyone, including an Italian Restaurant (Mazolla’s), a Cocktail Lounge and The Pub.
📍 60 Wilson Road
🔹 waihibeachhotel.co.nz

The Porch

The Porch Kitchen and Bar is in the heart of the village at Waihi Beach. Come join us for breakfast, lunch, dinner and in between!
📍 23 Wilson Road
🔹 facebook.com/porchwaihibeach

Gunners View Restaurant

Gunners View is the restaurant at the local Waihi Beach RSA. All are welcome, and the food is both affordable & delicious. Open for lunch and dinner and offer a courtesy bus.
📍 99 Beach Road
🔹 tripadvisor.co.nz

Waihi Beach Bakery

For the perfect lunch or snack head down the Waihi Beach Bakery for some fresh, homemade goods.
📍 16 Wilson Road
🔹 waihibeachinfo.co.nz

The Secret Garden

Serving delicious organic coffee and simple, yet scrummy light meals, snacks, fresh fruit smoothies and health juices which are all served in 100% bio degradable and compostable packaging.
📍 17 Wilson Road
🔹 secretgardenwaihibeach.co.nz

 

Close – Up To 15 Minutes Away

Surf Shack

Award winning eatery with great coffee to boot. Open for breakfast and lunch.
📍 123 Emerton Road
🔹 surfshackeatery.co.nz

The Bowentown

The Bowentown has a diverse French/Italian/NZ menu, packed with fresh ingredients. They also have evenings of live acoustic music and art exhibitions.
📍 1 Pio Road
🔹 facebook.com/bowntownsoundfarm

Shoreline Restaurant & Cafe

Located in Bowentown, and open for Thursday to Saturday, they are the perfect place for a lovely meal.
📍 26 Pio Road
🔹 bbsfc.co.nz/resaurant

Down Thyme Restaurant & Cafe

Down Thyme boasts a distinct Mediterranean style of cuisine. Relax and enjoy the ambience.
📍 31 Orchard Road
🔹 downthyme.nz

 

Further – Up To 30 Minutes Away

The Falls Retreat

Enjoy the rustic bistro serving delicious wood fired food from 11am onwards for lunch and dinner.
📍 25 Waitawheta Road
🔹 fallsretreat.co.nz

Karangahake Winery & Restaurant

The winery and restaurant are surrounded by native bush and gardens above the Ohinemuri River.
📍 23b Moresby Street
🔹 forbiddenfruitwine.co.nz

Waikino Station Café

Take the train or drive out to the beautiful Waikino Café and enjoy some beautiful food and beverage. It is the perfect place to stop for lunch and do a walk through the Karangahake Gorge.
📍 33 Cadman Street
🔹 waikino-station-cafe.business.site

The Talisman Café and Crafts

Quirky and quaint environment to enjoy your lunch, snacks and coffee.
📍 8011 State Highway 2
🔹 facebook.com/talismancafenz

Leveret & Mills Reef Winery

The Cellar Door at Leveret Estate invites you to their beautiful Katikati location to try some of the areas finest wines.
📍 2389 State Highway 2
🔹 wineportfolio.co.nz

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