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Bistro At the Falls Retreat

) #1 of 20 Restaurants in Waihi $$ - $$$ Pizza, European,
25 Waitawheta Road | Opposite Owharoa Falls, Waihi 3682, New Zealand
+64 7-863 8770
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (62 reviews)
“pork belly” (9 reviews)
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Pizza, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Waitawheta Road | Opposite Owharoa Falls, Waihi 3682, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome yummy food,nice quiet place,very nice staff, nice big fire in Winter,just a nice spot for a meal I will be back,am sure if you go once you will go back

Thank Clint P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved loved this place. Child and doggie friendly. Great playground. Awesome food and lovely wine choices. Four of us couldn't fault our meals or service. Best pasta I've ever eaten and I have travelled through Italy. Well done - keep up the good work everyone!

Thank Hegleys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here last minute and chose to eat off the a la carte menu the seafood pizza approximately $23. It was mouth watering. I intended to take some slices home for the kids except it was so darn good I scoffed it myself. There is...More

Thank karina f
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our go to place when wanting to spoil ourselves. Excellent meals and selection of wine and beer. Lovely setting both in the winter and summer evenings. To dye for beetroot chutney you can take home.

1  Thank travel166
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We went back here for the 3rd time :) They catered superbly for our group of 17 and made it easy for our gluten free requirements. Lovely relaxed setting - Amazing scrumptious food - perfectly presented. We will be back AGAIN!!!! :)

Thank suej509
Reviewed 5 July 2017

great atmospohere, great selection of food, attentive staff. I thought it was absolutely enjoyable, it was a spur of the moment decision to call in, and it was great. The food was fresh and cooked beautifully.

Thank Photochicknz
Reviewed 20 June 2017

A place that makes you just want to sit and relax, I have not felt like that in a resturant for a long time , great food and atmosphere, and very friendly staff , looking forward to our next visit there.

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I was staying around the corner and enjoyed the takeout seafood pizza so much that I returned to have it again the second night. Totally wonderful. The location is up among the trees and I sat outside with a coffee while I waited. Perfect spot...More

Thank nzdarl
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped during our drive from Auckland to Mt Maunganui on a Friday afternoon. Wanted to sit outside as we had our dog with us. Was a cold afternoon and the waiter offered us blankets and wheeled an outdoor heater over to our table. We changed...More

Thank Papatoetoe
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Great place for group or couples. Real rustic vibe going which was cozy for a winters night. The food was amazing! Ordered the pasta of the day which was some of the best I've had in a long time. The pizzas looked pretty good too....More

Thank dan1el05
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Tom L
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Response from Andrew N | Reviewed this property |
I have just phoned them and the have confirmed that next week (the week starting 16 Feb 2015) they will be open for dinner every day from 5.00 pm. The week after they may drop back to 6 days a week but have not yet decided... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Waitawheta Road | Opposite Owharoa Falls, Waihi 3682, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Waihi
  • Phone Number: +64 7-863 8770
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