Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Waihi & Waihi Beach

Surf Shack

On the outskirts of Waihi Beach, the Surf Shack is definitely worth a detour for its plate-filling salads and quite possibly the best burgers in New Zealand. Other menu highlights include snacks inspired by the stre…
Bistro in Waihi & Waihi Beach

Waihi Beach Hotel

The Beach Hotel's interesting menu includes spiced beans and chorizo with poached eggs for brunch and a terrific fish burger with hand-cut chips for dinner. Relaxed sophistication informs the service, and the drinks…
Cafe in Waihi & Waihi Beach

Porch Kitchen & Bar

In Waihi Beach township, this buzzy combo of cafe and bar serves hearty breakfasts and substantial mains. Kick off your day with its legendary eggs Benedict, or return for seafood pasta crammed with mussels and praw…
Cafe in Waihi & Waihi Beach

Flatwhite

Funky, licensed and right by Waihi Beach, Flatwhite has a lively brunch menu, decent pizzas and flash burgers. Our favourite off the dinner menu is the dukkah-rubbed salmon with harissa yoghurt. The best place to si…
Cafe in Waihi & Waihi Beach

Waitete

Delicious ice cream – try the licorice or fig and honey – and a wide menu with a few tasty German and European touches feature at this eatery just off SH2 west of Waihi. A few craft beers from the Bay of Plenty regi…
Cafe in Waihi & Waihi Beach

Ti-Tree Cafe & Wine Bar

Housed in a cute little wooden building with punga-shaded outdoor seating, Ti-Tree serves fair-trade organic coffee, cooked breakfasts and delicious fruit sorbets and ice cream during summer. Occasional live music o…