Waitete Restaurant & Cafe

Experience friendly service with a great ambience and enjoy our cuisine made with fresh produce (locally sourced where possible).  We have a menu to satisfy all tastes.  We are family friendly while being fully licensed and providing a number of fine wines and beers.

Opening Hours:

We are open 7 days for lunch and dinner and we are looking forward to seeing you here.

  • Lunch 11am - 3pm
  • Dinner 6pm to late

Public Holidays
We will be open on Public Holiday Mondays for lunch and dinner.


February 2017

It’s February already with January already having been and gone –
the year is already flying by.

Valentine's Day - Tuesday 14th February

This month we start with a Valentine’s Day special menu - 2 courses, a choice of mains and dessert plus a choice of a glass of bubbly, wine or beer - all for $50 p/p and the chance to win a $150 voucher to enjoy here at Waitete. All names will go into the draw on the night.

The menu is already up. The cut off for bookings is February 10th.

Social Wine Club

Social Wine Club

The Social Wine Club season commences this month on the Thursday 23rd of February with Craig Gasson from Lamont Wines in Wanaka. Check out the menu.



March Seafood Month - Seafood Platter

Seafood Platter

Seafood platter for 2 for $100.00 - the platter includes rock lobster, scallops, mussels and assorted fresh mouth-watering seafood.

Other menu options include:

  • Hapuka filets with karengo and macadamia crust
  • Prawn cutlets in lemon or Garlic butter
  • Grilled tuna steak with an Anchovy and parsley butter
  • Roland's Seafood chowder
  • Prawn cutlets with lemon, garlic or chilli tomato pickle
  • Tarakihi and fettuccine in a tomato garlic base
  • Hawaiian seafood cocktail
  • Ceviche raw fish cocktail

Checkout the menu on our website from mid-February.

From onzamap.co.nz: