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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
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (14 reviews)
“sundae” (4 reviews)
“duck breast” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
31 Orchard Road | Waitete Orchard, Waihi 3610, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

AWESOME food!! Really good service, too. Such a lovely couple and came and checked on us a lot to make sure everything was ok. The homemade ice cream is awesome and the blueberry cake is a 10/10. Cooked perfectly. The fish of the day was...More

Thank Stacey L
ChefRoland, Owner at Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your comments much appreciated Chef and Chefette

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here while on holiday in Waihi looking for a good place to eat, with my folks and our small baby. The owners were so welcoming from the first moment and the food was such a treat - all of our meals were delicious,...More

Thank Benjamin D
ChefRoland, Owner at Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Hello Just saw your comment Thank you so much It all helps ,especially when we are off the beaten track and we would look forward to have you here again soon Chef and Chefette

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We called in without reservation. Couldn't be more friendly and the food was outstanding, especially the beef cheeks and the lamb special. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone.

Thank Andrew B
ChefRoland, Owner at Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Thank you for your nice comments and your recommendations to your friends and potential customers Chef and Chefette

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

A small restaurant in a small town but good menu, extensive wine selection and excellent home made desserts. Service is very attentive and personal.

Thank S9173MSanthonyt
ChefRoland, Owner at Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for your comment we do appreciate them look forward to see you again sometimes your in the area

Reviewed 19 April 2018

This cafe serves western food and ice cream. The owners are of turkish origins and their food are Halal. I had a prime beef burger and white choc ice cream and it was delicious. The owner and chef treated me graciously. Its an excellent choice...More

Thank Hisham H
ChefRoland, Owner at Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you very much for your kind comments we hope NZ treats you well on your holiday.

Reviewed 16 April 2018

Came here for dinner without making a reservation. We were lucky to get a table and enjoyed a beautiful dinner here. But what made it extra special was how friendly the staff are. They were also able to cater for my gluten free requirements. A...More

Thank 549bretth
ChefRoland, Owner at Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

thank you for your comments .it is what Hospitality should be all about but is so often forgotten .Chef and chefette

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Came here for a family dinner on a weekend away at Waihi Beach. The restaurant itself felt very welcoming and homely and the wonderful couple running the restaurant were so lovely. I had the seafood risotto, which was OUT OF THIS WORLD delicious! Highly recommend....More

Thank VanessaN17
ChefRoland, Owner at Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you so much for your comments the lovely couple;e is Mufide and Roland and we are looking forward to your visit next time you are down here

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ordered the steak, vegetarian omelette and the handcut chips to share. The flavour of all our dishes was rich with homemade flavour. The chips were nice and crunchy and I absolutely loved the omelette. We also ordered dessert to try out...More

Thank Kristen T
ChefRoland, Owner at Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

thank you very much for your lovely comments and Mufide and I are looking forward to host you again soon.Chef Roland

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

A couple of days away to ride the Hauraki Rail trail from Waihi to Paeroa and back. Got back to Waihi tired and all I wanted was a cold beer. Expectations were low but we took one of our motel owners recommendations and tried Waitete...More

Thank Rob B
ChefRoland, Owner at Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you for your comments we always do our best to give great service and food to our customers and your comments a very much appreciated Thank you Mufide your hostess and Roland your Chef. look forward to your return for a cold beer.

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Went for Christmas dinner. Everything done to accommodate us and an elderly mother and we were charmed by the owners, but the food was not special and vegetables very disappointing! Creme Brûlée had no 'Brûlée".More

Thank Sunnypng
ChefRoland, Owner at Waitete Restaurant, Cafe and Ice Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hello don't know what to say really to this comment after nearly a 3 month respond time what happened in the main time? why wait ? why not tell us on the day ??? anytime you come past let me know and Lunch is on...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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