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Bistro At the Falls Retreat

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25 Waitawheta Road | Opposite Owharoa Falls, Waihi 3682, New Zealand
078638770
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Waihi
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food is amazing, great service. Family from overseas alway want to go back there when they visit us.

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Thank Carol O
Tauranga, New Zealand
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Bistro is beautifully set in a rustic setting halfway between Waihi and paeroa. The food is well constructed n flavoured n certainly worth thee while making the effort to drive there. Enjoy.

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Thank pbau
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, so inviting with its lovely fire. The staff went out of there way to welcome us. Just myself any my teenage daughter.

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Thank Florais
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our Chefs were leaving so we decided to come here to acknowledge her farewell. Upon arrival we were greeted by the Young Man, Maitre D he was very welcoming, also greeted by the FOH staff who seated us to our Table. The fire was lit & a very ambience warm atmosphere began. Tui also took our drink orders... More 

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Thank Memz2
Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came for an early lunch and were very impressed. The setting and location are lovely and the restaurant was nice and warm on a very cold day. We had the sharing platter, rustic chips and our kids shared a kids pizza. Everything was amazing. The food was of incredible quality and delicious - we practically licked the tray clean! The... More 

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Thank Ano A
Waihi
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent facility. we had a great family lunch and even a free lass of champagne for the birthday 'boy'. beautiful food for adults and children.

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Thank 205sueden
Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We loved it here. A friend recommended we call in as we were driving past on the way to Auckland to Tauranga. What a find! The setting is beautiful, inside and out, and the room snug, warm and inviting - lovely roaring fire. We weren't planning on eating but the menu was so good we couldn't resist a seafood pizza... More 

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Thank Matt S
Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Called in to check out this place as it's been talked up so much and we drive past regularly. We weren't over impressed I afraid. It was early evening (dark) and cold out. We sat through in the area with the fire and the big clear awning/blinds and were freezing! The cold breeze came through from under the blinds and... More 

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Thank TravelMore2
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

This particular bistro rates very highly according to coromandel locals and they are spot on! New Zealand's Prime Minister even paid a visit recently. The remote wilderness location is idyllic and the bistro's menu is top notch. The small wine selection is well crafted. We enjoyed our casual lunch and plan to return for dinner & wine sometime soon.

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Thank kingdavid1973
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188 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

My mum is a celebrant and has done many weddings here so she highly recomended a visit for dinner. Our party of 5 + baby all absolutely loved it! We had a share plate and garlic pizza for starters, all had mains, shared 2 deserts, 2 beautiful bottles of red wine, 2 beers and a coffe and it was $70... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Pizza, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Waitawheta Road | Opposite Owharoa Falls, Waihi 3682, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Waihi
  • Phone Number: 078638770

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?