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Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery

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31 Orchard Road, Waihi, New Zealand
07-863-8980
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 26
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A very nice dining experience

For a nice relaxing slow paced dine out with superb food, this is definitely worth a visit. It has an unusual setting in quiet surroundings with lots of character. We were in a group of 11 people and with only the resident German chef cooking, one has to be a bit patient. But the wait is worth it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Koos682
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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40 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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auckland
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Lovely place, really nice people, sadly the food was average.........................................

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

For a nice relaxing slow paced dine out with superb food, this is definitely worth a visit. It has an unusual setting in quiet surroundings with lots of character. We were in a group of 11 people and with only the resident German chef cooking, one has to be a bit patient. But the wait is worth it because the... More 

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is quietly tucked away in a side street as you come into waihi, we had been recommended by a local who said it was the best sirloin in town and he was not wrong. The food is incredible. Our entire table enjoyed their meals portion size was great and the quality was second to none, the waitress was... More 

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Waihi, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This restaurant is in such a beautiful location - the chef is soooooo welcoming - the food is excellent with a great choice - the deserts are yummy! What more can you ask for! Enjoy.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

We discovered this amazing place 4 weeks ago. Since then we have driven from Auckland twice just to eat here. The food is so amazing, I even stopped being vegetarian just so I could try the fish (highly recommend it). Roland ithrs awesome and makes you feel instantly at home. The food is always delicious and you can't resist the... More 

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Great location, fantastic flavours and friendly staff. Call ahead if you can and take your time to take in the atmosphere. Best pepper sauce and best ice cream I've ever had.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We stopped here for launch and enjoyed every minute. The prices are a bit high but the food is fresh and very tasty. The owner was super friendly and talkative. All in all, recommended if you are nearby

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Waitakere, Auckland, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Whitebait Fritters with salad for 19.50 - What more can I say?? We followed this with Gingerbread Icecream - Yum! The food was fresh & delicous - Service was friendly & helpful, the atmosphere relaxed I wld definately go again when Im travelling through - there is lots more on the menu to try!!

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Waihi, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This visit was pre-booked for a large group of friends and we were able to be seated on one side of the restaurant, which was great. Service and food is always good here, and Roland will accommodate small or large groups. For visitors to Waihi, they may not realise this restaurant exists as it's off the main thoroughfare, but it... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We have seen the signs for this restaurant but it was not until we were staying nearby that we contemplated going. Having been I would say that if you are passing through Waihi and have the time stop by for a meal -it is worth the visit. The staff were very friendly and helpful with suggestions about the menu. Prawn... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 Orchard Road, Waihi, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Waihi
  • Phone Number: 07-863-8980

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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