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Waikino Station Cafe

33 Cadman Street | State H/Way 2 Waikino, Waihi, New Zealand
+64 7-863 8640
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“corn fritters” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Cadman Street | State H/Way 2 Waikino, Waihi, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted to see the gorge on our way to Tauranga and stopped here for lunch and it was a good choice, the corn fritters and the burgers were excellent as was the coffee. An added bonus was seeing the train depart, although the passengers made...More

Thank alang684
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Good selection of savoury and sweet food for young and old. Try and avoid time train arrives as gets busy, however still efficient getting out food and drink

Thank krispie41
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We called in on our way to Auckland. I remember this place from my childhood driving past. The boys loved the old fashioned surroundings. Staff always helpful and friendly.

Thank 68skp70
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The half hour stop here after leaving Waihi train station,rather compels people to eat and drink at the cafe as there is nothing else to do here in that time. The food was ok but the cafe looked tired and could do with a good...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A lovely little cafe in pretty much the middle of nowhere. A good range of food and drink available. The soup was excellent, and a very generous portion. Also hot right through to the last drop.

Thank RubyBF
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A group of us waited outside for the 9.30am opening on a cold miserable Sunday morning. The café opened promptly, the log fire was going and a wide range of delicious food was available along with hot drinks

Thank Raewynn F
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place for a special lunch - awesome service, reasonable prices and a very good menu - definitely will return, thanks ladies 😀

Thank MrsVAuckland
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great morning today stopping at the Waikino Railway Cafe today ,the cafe had a fantastic selection of pastries,cakes an muffins an the coffee wow best I've tried in my week long visit to New Zealand an the service friendly an made us...More

Thank 965Bruce62
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Waikino Staion Cafe has been a favourite of mine for more than 10 years. Congratulations to Diane & Tony for their super friendly and great food establishment. The fire is a bonus in winter.

Thank graphicats
Reviewed 11 July 2017

As a regular visitor through the Karangahake Gorge and Waikino, I always stop at the Waikino Station Cafe. My wife, daughter and I called for lunch on QB weekend, as usual my beautiful piece of fruit cake and toasted sandwich were perfect as was my...More

Thank Bruce W
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mike c
30 May 2015|
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Response from 939Susanne | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is heaps of free parking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Cadman Street | State H/Way 2 Waikino, Waihi, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Waihi
  • Phone Number: +64 7-863 8640
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