Restaurants

Cafe in Hawera

Someday

In a town short on decent places to eat, you can almost hear Someday cafe sigh at its surroundings. Around 20 can fit on the mid-century chairs and at the industrial communal table, where locals chat over cake and t…
Ice Cream in Hawera

Gelato Cafe

Although staff can't tell you exactly who dubbed this NZ's best ice cream (albeit in 2013), it's a good sugar hit if you're driving through. The Zabel Gelato brand is made in Hawera using local milk, fruit and a few…
Indian in Hawera

Indian Zaika

For a fine lunch or dinner, try this spicy-smelling, black-and-white diner, serving decent curries in upbeat surrounds. Love the lurid murals and the 'India 12,550km' street sign.