Waitete Restaurant & Cafe

Experience fine dining 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:

Until further notice we will be open 7 days 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.


Only one more month 'till Spring

Spring is only a month away - the year is flying by and with Spring nearly here the paddocks are starting to fill up with calves and lambs.

Wine Club

Wine Club

July’s wine club with guest chef Andrea Nuciforo and speaker Martin Chanbley from Planet Wines in Auckland was a very successful evening with Argentinean food ably supported with wines from Chile and Argentina. The evening even allowed time for a few tango’s after the kitchen was closed although I must say I did enjoy being kitchen hand for a night!

The next wine club night will be on the 28th of August with master sommelier Cameron Douglas from Auckland.



I have tentatively booked the 25th of October for our Oktoberfest this year. Apologies for the late advice but I could not plan this earlier.

Entry fee is $20 p/p that gives you a glass of beer, bubbles or wine on arrival.

NB Final booking is 1st October with the maximum number for the night set at 45.
I will post the menu middle September for you to see on my website. When paying by internet banking please put your name in the reference field along with 'Oktoberfest'.

Special dish of the month...

Free range pork scotch steak with a preisselbeer (German bush blueberry) and curry cream – sounds mouth watering!

Ready Cooked Meals

A range of our ready cooked take out meals is available for sale at the restaurant – great for a winter’s night when you are short on time. Just heat and enjoy – curries, veal strips, lasagna, German meat loaf and more.

A late lunch?

During August we are offering the choice of Lunch or Dinner menus for evening dining!

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