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:

  • Wednesday to Sunday - Lunch 11 am to 2.30 pm and Dinner 6 pm till late.
  • Waitete is closed Mondays and Tuesday for lunch but opens from Tuesday for dinner from 6 pm.

For short term changes in opening hours please refer to my Waitete Facebook Page, the Waihi Community Grapevine or the Waihi Beach Noticeboard Facebook Page as well as my message on my phone 07 863 8980.
Thank you, Chef.

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

Christmas Party Menu Suggestions

We have put down some ideas on what we could provide for your Christmas Party.

 

November 2017

Chef Roland is back!

... after a long holiday overseas visiting friends in Canada, Germany, Turkey, France, and Singapore.

 Waitete is starting off the summer with a new and exciting menu including more Mediterranean style foods and flavours. Look out for the new menus, wine list and afternoon delights on the website.

 Photo: taken in Side an old town founded in 925 BC on the Mediterranean.

Opening Hours

The new opening hours are:

  • Wednesday to Sunday - Lunch 11 am to 2.30 pm and Dinner 6 pm till late.
  • Waitete is closed Mondays and Tuesday for lunch but opens from Tuesday for dinner from 6 pm.

Staff

We have a new hostess Mufide Cetin, originally from Antalya on the Turkish Mediterranean coast. She loves cooking and she makes amazing coffee. Come in and say hello to Mufide - she would love to meet you.

Social Wine Club

Social Wine Club

November will be our last Social Wine club for the year with Rod, the winemaker from Marsden Vineyard in Northland, being our guest speaker on the night.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all members of the social wine club for their support this year.

Christmas Day Lunch & Holiday Hours

Bookings are now been taken for Christmas Day lunch. Our Christmas Day menu is now up the website.

Costs are:

  • 2 courses – main and dessert $85.00 per person.
  • 3 courses – entree, main and dessert $95.00 per person.

Christmas Day lunch will be served from 11 am to 4 pm.

PAYMENT: Please pre-pay into our bank account 12-3194-0017815-00 with your name in the reference field.

We are fully booked for our Christmas Day Lunch but thank you for your interest.
Chef and Chefette

Christmas and New Year hours

Closed 26th (Boxing Day) and 27th December, re-opening 28th December through to 7th of January - open every day from 11 am.

Closed 8,9 & 10th of January. After that, normal trading hours with Monday closed and Tuesday’s lunch closed.

Thanks

Thank you for your support over the year. I want to wish all our customers and friends a wonderful Christmas season and a healthy and safe 2018.

We look forward to seeing you here @ the Waitete between now and Christmas to socialize and enjoy our ambiance, service and food.
Chef Roland, Mufide and the team @ Waitete

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