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:



PLEASE NOTE: We are closed for renovations from Sunday 1st of July to 1st of October. Sorry if it causes any inconvenience.


  • 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.

Jobs, Queen's Birthday

Job Vacancies

We are looking for dynamic experienced and self-motivated individuals to fill the following vacancies in newly decorated Restaurant Café in Waihi:

Cooks - Applicant should be minimum intermediate. With 2-3 years of related experience and specialization in European and Mediterranean cuisine.

Waiters - Female/Male - Applicant should be minimum intermediate. With 1-2 years of related experience.

Ideal candidates will be hardworking, reliable & honest with a positive & friendly personality.

Please forward your CV by email with in 20th of June or call us 07 863 89 80

e-mail: info@waitete.co.nz

Queen's Burthday Weekend 2018

Open all of Queen's Birthday Weekend including Monday and no surcharge (we will send the bill to the Queen :)

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