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All 20 Waihi Restaurants

Bistro At the Falls Retreat

25 Waitawheta Road, Waihi, New Zealand
(07) 212 8087
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Ranked #1 of 20 Restaurants in Waihi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Clunes, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Well located opposite the Karangahake Gorge with a good range of options. More bike parking would be better for those doing the Haruki Rail Trail

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Waihi, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We love dining here. Brad is very creative and an excellent Chef,(and his kitchen staff) Emma and the front of house are efficient, helpful & always friendly. The setting is just beautiful surrounded by mature trees & great to sit outside in the summer and cosy in the winter. We usually get the sharing platter which changes but is consistently... More 

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Katikati, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Lovely peaceful surroundings and excellent food. The Chef and owner runs the kitchen with care and he and his team produce beautiful food. This place is tucked away up a steepish drive and is a destination eatery.. The staff our great and welcoming, although there was one young "Victoria Becham" wannabe who would have been just that much nicer if... More 

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waikato
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

I have never been dissappointed while visiting here! Such a lovely location, peaceful, relaxing and a touch of serenity. Lovely to see the kitchen staff in an open aired kitchen, seeing them happy as they work. Food is always lovely, with amazing flavours and high praise for their presentation of everything. I enjoy that they always have specials and tasting... More 

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Cambridge
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We wanted to walk along the Karangahake Gorge and have lunch nearby and discovered the Falls Retreat and what a find. We had thought that we might eat at the winery nearby but the food was very red meat orientated so gave it a miss. Up a driveway hidden in a wood is a magical setting for a restaurant. Fortunately... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

A beautiful setting in the trees with shaded areas. We had pizza and they have daily specials. After lunch we walked to the falls across the road.

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Haifa, Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

That was such a huge luck to find this bistro! Every dish is a masterpiece of flavors and textures! Service is fantastic as well. Don't miss it!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We found our way here after reading reviews on Trip Advisor. We were pleased we did. The food is very good, service great, atmosphere brilliant. Highly recommended.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is a delightful find … hidden away from the main road. It is along the Hauraki Cycle Trail and proved very popular amongst those either walking or cycling the track. We combined the visit the the tunnel walk… great fun for the kids and walk along the river passed the old gold mining relics! (just a short drive away).... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I shared a relaxing and delicious lunch here with my daughter after a hearty walk in the forest - lovely gently music, friendly staff and the perfect venue.

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Additional Information about Bistro At the Falls Retreat

Address: 25 Waitawheta Road, Waihi, New Zealand
Phone Number: (07) 212 8087
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Waihi
Cuisine: European

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