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All 17 Waihi Restaurants

Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery

31 Orchard Road, Waihi, New Zealand
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Ranked #3 of 17 Restaurants in Waihi
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Waihi Beach, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Had a fantastic night at Waitete with family visiting from Australia! Chef Roland was a fantastic host and made us feel right at home. Shared some great stories, wine and, of course, incredible food! High recommend the restaurant and you MUST try the freshly made ice cream selection - to die for!

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Glendale, California
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164 reviews 164 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The ice creamery is gone, but Roland is there and the food is good for brunch. It is a favorite of locals, which is always a good sign

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Just off off the beaten track so make sure you make the effort even if you are on a bike as we were. Roland is such a generous host and his staff could not be nicer. The food is his pride and it shows for this was the best meal we have had in NZ and we have had a... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Four of us had dinner at Waitete Restaurant recently when doing the Hauraki Rail Trail. The food was great and just what we needed after a hard day's ride. Good sized portions and nicely presented. Plenty of variety on the menu too. A complimentary mango sorbet to cleanse the palate before our mea lwas a nice touch. Very reasonable prices... More

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Auckland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

What an amazing little gem. A group of us (9) dined at this restaurant last Saturday and we were all very impressed. The restaurant had a relaxed atmosphere. Service was fantastic – friendly and efficient and the food was superb. We started with dips & bread to share and were offer a mongo sorbet to clean our pellet before the... More

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Katikati, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We have dined there many times, and have never been disappointed yet. The staff are always friendly and attentive, and the food from Chef Roland is always of the highest standard. His menus are never 'run of the mill' and he organises a monthly Wine Club (starting again in March) which is always very popular, very good value for money,... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Nice setting, lovely Tuscan/Spanish architecture, great food and friendly staff. Roland even came out and chatted with us after dinner and we complimented him on the meal.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Rural Womans dinner out. Delicious top quality meals for all ten of us and fabulous service and atmosphere. Thanks very much.

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Whakatane-nz
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

A very nice small meal as we passed through Waihi on Sunday. It was quiet when we arrived but it did take quite a while to get our food; meantime we enjoyed our glass of wine. A large group arrived soon after for what was obviously a booking and their food pre-ordered as they were served very promptly, so we... More

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paeroa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

The Chef/owner prepares a good meal. Call in for just a coffee, and maybe cake too if not for a meal.

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