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“Good steak and appetizers” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Huhu

Huhu
10 Waitomo Caves Rd, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
64 07 878 6674
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $28
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Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: HUHU Cafe offers visitors to Waitomo the opportunity to sample great New Zealand cuisine in a beautiful setting. We offer a delicious evening menu, perfect for enjoying with a cold one on the sunny deck after a hard day's caving or glow-worm spotting! You can enjoy delicious treats such as Caramelised Garlic & Goats Cheese Tart, Wild Rabbit Hotpot, Organic Rib-Eye, Dark Chocolate Souffle & Poached Tamarillos to name but a few (please note that our menu changes on a regular basis, depending on what we can source from our suppliers). Wherever possible, we use local providers - our lamb comes from farms around Te Kuiti, our cheese from Putaruru & our berries (when in season) are from Piopio. Our wine list consists of a number of great New Zealand wine varieties and our beer list features a selection of boutique beers to whet the whistle! Cosy up by our woodburner during the winter months or chill out on our deck over summer... Have we tempted your tastebuds? Well then, we look forward to seeing you at HUHU sometime soon!
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“Good steak and appetizers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

The sockeye filet was what I ordered with garlic butter. It was pretty good especially the choicest part. It was described to me as a ribeye but it was much better than that, so much better. Especially with the garlic butter and fries. Also got the prawn sliders and risotto balls. They were cute and delicious. I will say that the greens in the side were not all that great but I'm also not a fan of greens.

The reason for 4 stars was the flies. The facility just seemed so much less cleaner because of them. It wasn't many, just 5 or so but it was enough to bother me. But maybe not much could be done about it since the restaurant is right by a bunch of caves.

Service was cool. Nothing to complain about but they are sweet and friendly.

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“Best meal in New Zealand”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

This place has it all ... Excellent food, great atmosphere and very friendly staff. Really happy we found it and would highly recommend !

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Berkeley Vale, Australia
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“AMAZEBALLS”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Melt in your mouth goodness with great, friendly staff.
My boyfriend and I did not book so didn't get to eat till late but was sooooo worth it.
We could not stop commenting to each other how good it was.
Definitely a must go to if you are in Waitomo.

  • Visited April 2015
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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“Great food, good location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

For a small town this is a very good restaurant. The menu is good, reasonably priced and delivered with excellent service.

Visited February 2015
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Wahiawa, Hawaii
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“Melts in your mouth!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I had the cheese-filled knocchi and my husband had the prime rib, we were not disappointed! It was the tastiest food in that entire area, our host across the street recommended it! Super service too!

Visited March 2015
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