Restaurants & Cafes

If you love to wine and dine, you will be impressed with the wide range of upmarket cafes and restaurants at Waihi Beach. Enjoy a gourmet meal and cocktails in a stylish dining room or relax on a beanbag in the sun with a fresh fruit smoothie or snack.

Waihi Beach Hotel

Waihi Beach Hotel has recently been refurbished.

Mazzola's offers stunning Italian cuisine is a relaxed dining atmosphere, also introducing a new lounge bar if a cocktail tickles your fancy instead.

Also located a liquor store, and a bar offering TAB facilities, a billiards table and regular live music. There are also gardens with chairs and a kids' play area.

TOP 10 club card members will receive 10% off by presenting their card (min spend $20 on food).


Our local the Flat White Cafe offers everything from a quick coffee to sipping a martini on their deck – just metres from the sandy shore.  The Flatwhite has been an iconic part of the Waihi Beach community for over 10 years. In 2015 the cafe underwent a massive reconstruction resulting in a stunning beachfront restaurant with gorgeous facilities – bar areas, decks, amazing views, great food and delicious coffee. The venue is also perfect for weddings and functions. They have it all and they are open 7 days from 8am till late with they lunch menu being available from 8am till 2:45pm and dinner menu from 5pm. 

Phone: (+64) 7 863 1364


The Porch

Casual-chic venue offering a varied menu of locavore fare, including steaks & pasta, plus breakfast.

Located on 23 Wilson Road, Waihi Beach 3611

Open 7 days a week from 8am to 3pm, trading till 10pm on Friday and Saturday nights.

Owharoa Fall/ Falls Retreat

Owharoa falls is a stunning staircase waterfall just a quick 21mins drive from Waihi Beach. Located at 30 Waitawheta Road, Waikino 3682. Pack your bathers for a refreshing dip then to Falls Retreat for award winning tasty delights, warm hospitality and rustic, delicious food. Open 11am to 8.30pm Wednesday to Sundays. Phone: 07-863 8770

TOP10 members receive free garlic bread with purchase of 2 meals.

Beach Sushi

Beach Sushi is not your average sushi spot. Sushi is delicious and freshly made, offering a large selection of everyones favourites.

Also on the menu are other tasty Asian favourites like bibimbab, ramen, udon and dumplings.

Located on 1/57 Wilson Road. Open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6pm. 

Available at Sunday Markets from Labour day weekend till 1st April.


Waihi Beach Bakery

Waihi Beach Bakery has a full range of freshly baked artisan bread products, cakes, slices and fresh coffee to go!

P.S.They have the biggest takeaway coffees in town :) 




Surf Shack

On the outskirts of Waihi Beach, the Surf Shack is definitely worth a detour for its quite possibly the best burgers in New Zealand and plate-filling salads. Dairy free, gluten free, veggie, vegan and nightshade catered for.

Phone: 0273 780 007

TOP 10 members receive a 10% discount off your meal.

Gunner View Restaurant, R.S.A

Gunners Restaurant welcomes members, affiliated members and guests. They also cater for weddings, functions and tour buses. Open for lunch and dinner and offer a courtesy bus. Their food is delicious and very affordable and the view from up there is just fantastic! 

RSA offers a taxi service, please call them directly to arrange pick up and drop off.

Beach House Cafe

A lovely kiwi cafe with freshly baked cakes, slices and muffins. Delicious savoury food and an all day menu. Family friendly with a kids menu too. Open Tuesday to Sunday for breakfast and lunch.

Located 40 Beach Road (5 minute walk away from the park). 

Our TOP 10 club card members will receive 10% OFF their super tasty food and beverages! 

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden is a gorgeous, Balinese inspired outdoor space. They serve coffee, superfood smoothies & tasty treats! Over summer and long weekends there is often live music playing in the garden.

Located behind Shipshape at 17 Wilson Road, Waihi Beach