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Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery

31 Orchard Road | Waitete Orchard, Waihi 3610, New Zealand
+64 7-863 8980
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (13 reviews)
“sorbet” (3 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
31 Orchard Road | Waitete Orchard, Waihi 3610, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came here for lunch today. I had the Chicken with mushrooms in a coconut like sauce special and the Chocolate Extreme dessert. My partner had the fettuccine special and the Waitete Sundae and my mother-in-law had the pikelets. We were all so very pleased...More

Thank Nikaia G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had the most incredible dinner at this restaurant - it was the highlight of my trip to Waihi. The food is absolutely top notch - I had the roast duck which was delicious. The owner was so friendly which made the whole experience so...More

Thank Leesh656
ChefRoland, Owner at Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment .Im glad you enjoyed your meal at my Restaurant.Chef Roland

Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is one of our local restaurants, and one of two that I recommend to everyone locally. Roland the chef/owner is very friendly and accommodating. We really enjoy the German themed food that he serves, but not only this. The other dishes are fabulous as...More

Thank Hydeane
ChefRoland, Owner at Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment I appreciate it, Chef Roland

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Was a wonderful lunch on a Rainy Sunday afternoon. Food was great, reasonably priced and good to catch up with Roland again.

Thank suejaneb
ChefRoland, Owner at Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery, responded to this review

Thanks for coming and great to catch up again .

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Recently took the family to celebrate a birthday dinner. We had 2 small children with us and one requiring a high chair. This was not a problem and when they say family friendly they mean it. The food was delicious but they did not have...More

Thank Bulaboy196
ChefRoland, Owner at Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery, responded to this review

Thank you Very much Im glad you enjoyed your time here at Waitete Restaurant

Reviewed 6 March 2017

I am a good, but not great cook, who been to but doesn't appreciate restaurants that cost 100 USD per person for dinner. So I compare meals at restaurants to the meals I've had at the homes of friends who are great cooks. The meal...More

1  Thank lbutlerhaverfordedu
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Recently we went with friends to Waitete Cafe. We loved the wide open windows where we looked out over the surrounding hills, it felt like we were outside even though inside the restaurant. We were warmly greeted like old friends and served our meals quickly...More

Thank debwaihi
Reviewed 19 January 2017

A rustic and charming family-run restaurant away from Waihi's main highway in a tranqul rural setting. We all loved our meals - everything was tasty, flavoursome and perfectly seasoned. The hand-cut fries were amazing. Next time we'll order entrees also. The mains are well priced...More

1  Thank livetwodine
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Saw this place on the Bike trail website. WE finally found it and it was really nice. Had the fish special which was very tasty and healthy. Good service and not crowded. In spite of the signs I had trouble finding it

Thank CJS10606
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We were the first ones to arrive at the restaurant so it was nice and quiet being a monday. It has a lovely ambience and we enjoyed the quiet. It did start filling up towards the end of our meal but still remained nice and...More

Thank r0sita1
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Orchard Road | Waitete Orchard, Waihi 3610, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Waihi
  • Phone Number: +64 7-863 8980
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