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“The Best Food I've Ever Had!”
Review of Huhu

Huhu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $28
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, 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!
Reviewed February 21, 2013

Huhu is located in an unassuming town called Waitomo Caves. There isn't much there, beyond the Caves but it's well worth the visit just to eat here! I've been in a lot of restaurants all over the world but Huhu's is far and away the best food I've ever had. Go there. You won't be disappointed.

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Reviewed February 20, 2013

Visited this restaurant on our first and only night in Waitomo. One of the best meals that I had during our whole trip - what a surprise to find it in the middle of nowhere! We had a steak and the pork. Both were delicious, the dining environment is lovely with a view across the valley. Service was friendly and prompt and the waitress was very knowledgeable on local beer and wine and helped us make a good selection. Highly recommended!

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Thank 35Elspeth_D
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Reviewed February 19, 2013

My friend and I recently ate here and had a good experience. The food selection and quality was good with a nice atmosphere. Good wine selection also. Very courteous and friendly service as well. Recommended for a nice night out.

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Thank Garyhjohnson
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

The location of the Huhu is fantastic, with wonderful views. We chose pork and salmon for our main courses but, though they were perfectly pleasant, they were a little bland and were lacking in star quality. The restaurant was crowded when we were there and the service was perhaps a little slow as a consequence.

Thank Twopeds
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Reviewed February 14, 2013

Went Black Water Rafting in Waitomo and spent the night in town. We were looking for a nice place to have dinner at and the motel we were staying in suggested the HUHU Cafe. We did not expect to find such a nice venue in Waitomo. the service was good and so was the food. I would rate it as the best restaurant in the area.

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Thank Raymon K
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