Recommended Eateries and Restaurants

Following are some recommended eateries:

  • Flat White Café, Waihi Beach
  • The Porch, Waihi Beach
  • Beach Pacific
  • Gunners View Restaurant, R.S.A, Waihi Beach
  • Hot Pipi Café, Waihi Beach
  • Waihi Beach Hotel Pub, Store and Eatery
  • Farm Gate Deli & Kitchen
  • Waihi Beach Bakery
  • Boy oh Boy
  • Flip n Bear, Waihi Beach
  • Shoreline Restaurant at Bowentown Boating and Sports Fishing Club
  • Bistro at The Falls Retreat
  • Ohinemuri Estate Winery
  • Waitete Orchard Cafe’ And Winery
  • Athenree Homestead and Railway Café’
  • Waikino Station Café’
  • The Talisman Café’ and Crafts

Flat White Cafe

Flat White Cafe offers everything from a quick coffee to sipping a martini on their deck – just metres from the sandy shore.  Enjoy a full course dinner, have a beach wedding or private function.

21 Shaw Road
Waihi Beach

Phone: (+64) 7 863 1364



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
Waihi Beach
Phone: 07 863 1330

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The Beach Pacific

The newest bar and café at the Beach. Pop down and let us know what you think!

20 Wilson Road

Phone:021 022 033 89


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

Waihi Beach

Phone: 07 863 4311

Gunner View Restaurant, R.S.A

Gunners Restaurant, welcomes members, affiliated members and guests. We also cater for weddings, functions and tour buses. Open for Lunch and Dinner and offer a courtesy bus.

Phone: 07 863 5689



Hot Pipi Café

Just a hop and a skip away from the Waihi Beach Top 10, they are the perfect place for your morning coffee.

40 Beach Road

Waihi Beach

Phone: 07 863 5004

Waihi Beach Hotel

The Hotel is the perfect combination of great food and live music. They are open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and offer a courtesy bus.

60 Wilson Road

Waihi Beach

Phone: 07 863 5402


Farm Gate Deli

Delicious Take Away or Eat In Lunch, Snacks and Sweet Treats.

31 Wilson Road

Waihi Beach

Phone: 07 863 5160



The Waihi Beach Bakery

For the perfect lunch or snack head down the Waihi Beach Bakery for some fresh, homemade goods.

16 Wilson Road

Waihi Beach

Phone:  07 863 5002

Boy oh Boy

For some homemade lunch food ranging from salads to fresh made sandwiches or even a chia seed pudding head on down to Boy oh Boy.

28 Wilson Road

Waihi Beach

Phone: 022 066 0965

Flip n Bear Café’ and Pancake Den

For some super sweet pancakes to your favourite big breakie, Flip n Bear have everything to make your perfect breakfast or lunch.

123 Emmerton Road

Phone: 07 863 4353

Shoreline Restaurant- Bowentown

Located in Bowentown , and open Thursday to Saturday they are the perfect place for a lovely meal.

26 Pio Road


Phone: Mogan Raja  021 047 7451


Bistro at the Falls Retreat

Enjoy our rustic Bistro serving delicious wood fired food from 11am onwards for lunch and dinner.

Opposite Owharoa Falls

25 Waitawheta Road

Karangahake Gorge

Phone: 07 863 8770



Ohinemuri Estate Winery

In addition to fantastic wines, Ohinemuri Estate Winery offers Mediterranean style dining in its restaurant and tranquil apartment accommodation.

Ohinemuri Estate Winery and Restaurant
Moresby Street

Phone: (+64) 7 862 8874



Waitete Orchard Café and Winery

Incorporating you will be offered superb cuisine and fine wines.

Waitete Orchard Café and Winery
31 Orchard Road

Phone: (+64) 7 863 8980



Athenree Homestead and Railway Café

Visit the Athenree Homestead and discover the history of the area, view the Homstead in its former glory and even have a Yesteryear photoshoot with the stunning collection of periodic costumes as well as enjoy some lovely food and beverages from the Café’.

Athenree Road


Phone: 07 863 4242



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!

State Highway 2


Phone: 07 863 8640


The Talisman Café and Crafts

Quirky and Quant environment to enjoy your lunch, snacks and coffee.

State Highway 2


Phone: 07 862 8306

Available departures

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