Café and Restaurant Dining

Kumeu Wine Country Dining Restaurants cafes markets
Your dining options are bursting with flavour; Kumeu Wine Country is home to many wonderful cafés and restaurants to suit all tastes. Just 25 minutes from Auckland, drop in at any number of fresh produce markets on the roadside and stock up on the tastiest seasonal delights, strawberry picking in Kumeu is a must in December. For those planning a wedding or function there are numerous venues in Kumeu perfectly suited to intimate gatherings or large scale celebrations.

Artisan Wines

Artisan Wines

Artisan Wines is situated in the Oratia Valley on the outskirts of Auckland, where wine grapes have been produced since the early 1900's. Our family vineyards in Oratia produce batches of award winning estate grown wines. Enjoy great wine and delicious food in our tranquil rural environment just 20 minutes from downtown Auckland. 

Opening Hours:
7 days, 11am - 5pm

Location:
99 Pars Cross Road, Oratia, Waitakere

Contact Details:
Ph: 09 838 7979
Email: info@artisanwines.co.nz
Web: www.artisanwines.co.nz

The vineyard cafe has a menu based on regional foods sourced from the vibrant Oratia Farmers Market, West Auckland's favourite farmers market. Over 30 stalls of fresh, local produce and products situated next to Artisan Wines.

Opening Hours:
Every Saturday, 9am - 12pm

Contact Details:
Ph: 09 838 7979
Email: info@oratiafarmersmarket.co.nz
Web: www.oratiafarmersmarket.co.nz


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Crystal Mountain

Crystal Mountain

Fun activities for all the family: visit the café, ride the train around the animal park and feed the exotic animals, pan for crystals, ride the Gonzales Roller Coaster, or travel by elevator to the heart of Crystal Mountain to explore the Crystal Mine Museum with rare and exquisite crystals, minerals, fossils and meteorites from around the world and beyond. Retail gallery with many tempting items including unique jewellry, crystal gifts and souvenirs.

‘Waitakere City Tourism Award’ winner 2005 & 2006. Situated on 30 acres in the foothills of the beautiful Waitakere Ranges.

Location:
80 Candia Rd, Swanson

Contact:
Ph: (09) 833 5033
Fax: (09) 833 5044
Email: inquiry@crystalmountain.co.nz
Web: www.crystalmountain.co.nz

Fernielea Café

Fernielea Café

Fully licenced, available for weddings and private functions, Outdoor garden, kids play area, covered decking, A grade. Metro magazine Cafe award for "Best in Suburb".


Opening hours:
Open 7 days

8.30am - 4pm

Open Friday & Saturday nights for fine dining & wood fired pizza.

Location:
302 Coatesville Riverhead Hwy, Coatesville, Auckland

Contact Details:

Ph: 09 415 6442
Email: fernielea.cafe@yahoo.com

www.fernieleacafe.co.nz


Golden Silk Thai Restaurant

Golden Silk Thai Restaurant offers traditional Thai cuisine in a modern and friendly environment. The restaurant has a relaxed bar for pre dinner drinks, exquisite dinning area, a well balance decor of traditional Thai carvings in a modern setting. The upper room (25 sitting cap.) provides a private dining area for groups and private function.

The people:
Edward Viterbo is a very experienced restaurateur, he is also the owner of two other famous Thai restaurant in Auckland City, The Grasshopper restaurant and Mai Thai restaurant. He brings his years of experience to Golden Silk to make sure that he only offers the best.

Rachel Viterbo is the Maitre’ d/Owner of the restaurant, providing friendly and efficient service. The waiting staff have an excellent understanding of the menu, sourced fresh daily.
Sukanya Saripong is the Chef who has extensive experience in cooking Thai cuisine in restaurants and hotels in Thailand and New Zealand.

With the combination of food and wine offered, without a doubt you are in for a great dining experience.

Opening hours:
Lunch Monday - Saturday, 11am - 2pm
Dinner 7 days, 5pm - 10pm
 
Location:
2/88 Main Road, Kumeu

Contact Details:
Ph: 09 412 2454
Email: info@goldensilkthai.com
Web: www.goldensilkthai.com



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Gracehill Vineyard Restaurant

Gracehill Vineyard Restaurant

Come and experience fine dining in a relaxed, beautiful country setting.
We specialise in:

  • Weddings
  • Corporate functions
  • Special occasions
  • A la carte dining

We are passionate about our food, service and setting, and invite you to come and enjoy, indulge and share in our passion!

Location:
34 Pomona Road,
Kumeu, Auckland

Contact Details:

Ph: 09 412 8622
Email: info@gracehill.co.nz

Hallertau Brew Bar and Restaurant

Hallertau Brew Bar and Restaurant

Naturally brewed boutique beers in international styles with a distinctly kiwi twist & fine New Zealand fare made from local & seasonal produce are the order of the day at Hallertau. Stop by for a cleansing ale after a winery tour, soak up the sun in the north facing covered courtyard, or put your feet up in front of the fire with the paper in the luxurious lounge.

Opening hours:
Open 7 days 11am – midnight
Lunch, Dinner and all day grazing

Location:

1171 Coatesville Riverhead
Highway 28, Riverhead, Auckland

Contact Details:
Ph: 09 412 5555
Email: hoppy@hallertau.co.nz
Web: www.hallertau.co.nz

Muriwai Top Shop and Café

Come on our to Muriwai Beach. You will find Muriwai Top Shop on the right hand side heading down the hill, with stunning views overlooking the seas and the black sands of the West Coast.
We have the best food with friendly service.

  • Fresh, barista coffee daily

  • Homemade cakes and savouries

  • Fully licensed restaurant for your evening and weekend dining

  • Freshly prepared takeaway food

  • Accommodation is also available on site

Location:
189 Motutara Road, Muriwai

Contact Details:
Ph: 09 411 8624
Web: www.muriwai.com

Ribier Restaurant

One of the finest eateries in New Zealand. Acclaimed Chef, Eugene Sokolovski, is renowned for creating astonishing marriages of texture and exquisite flavours with the freshest and best produce imaginable. He specialises in gmae and his international dishes are grounded in the best New Zealand ingredients.

Ribier is Wet Auckland's best kept secret, a restaurant full of warmth, relaxed charm and friendly service.

Location:
329a Main Road, Kumeu

Contact Details:
Ph: 09 412 2001
Email: info@ribier.co.nz
Web: www.ribier.co.nz

Soljans Estate Winery & Café

Soljans Estate Winery & Café

Soljans Café is the perfect spot for a relaxed lunch accompanied by a glass of fine wine from the Estate. The expansive courtyard area offers al fresco dining in summer or you can relax next to a roaring fire in winter. 

Soljans Estate also caters for weddings, conferences and private/corporate functions. Established in 1937, Soljans Estate Winery represents three generations of wine making with over 75 years experience. Much more than just a winery; Soljans Estate offers relaxed vineyard dining, cellar door wine tastings and souvenir gift store. With your group of more than 10 guests, book a Winery Tour to see behind the scenes of the wine production facility, showcasing wine from the vineyard to your glass. Enjoy our Heritage!

View the available menus online.

Opening hours:
Monday - Friday, 9am - 3pm
Morning tea from 9am, Lunch 11am - 2:30pm
Weekends and Public Holidays, breakfast/lunch 9am - 3pm

Location:
366 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland

Contact Details:
Ph: 09 412 2680
Email: cafe@soljans.co.nz
Web: www.soljans.co.nz


The Fireplace Bar and Brasserie

The Fireplace Bar and Brasserie

The Fireplace is Kumeu's newest venue for social dinning.  Offering scrumptious food, and a great selection of wine, beer & spirits.  Offering seating for up to 80 guests, indoor as well as alfresco dining with a side of relaxed vibe and friendly service.  We also have a private dining room.

Opening hours:
Monday - Sunday 12 noon – late (9-10pm)

Location:
64 Main Highway, Kumeu

Contact Details:
Ph: 09 412 6447
Email: info@fireplace.net.nz
Web: www.thefireplace.net.nz
 


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The Riverhead

The Riverhead is New Zealand's oldest Riverside Tavern and sits on the upper reaches of the Waitemata Harbour.

No matter what the weather, The Riverhead’s covered decks offer a relaxing view over the water and warm comfort around the fire inside The Landing Restaurant.

The Portage Sports Bar is the place to watch your favourite sport with the large drop down screen and fireplace.

The Boat House Function Centre, with live Blues music on Sundays.

Opening hours:
Monday  - Saturday, 11am 'til late
Sunday, 9am 'til late

Location:
Corner Queen and York Streets, Riverhead

Contact Details:
Ph: 09 412 8902
Fax: 09 412 6176
Email: paula@theriverhead.co.nz
Web: www.theriverhead.co.nz



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The Tasting Shed

Experience the most-awarded restaurant in New Zealand's oldest wine region - Kumeu.

Opening hours:
Wed - Thur: 4pm - 10pm
Fri, Sat, Sun: 12pm - 11pm
(Kitchen usually closes at 9pm, 10pm on Sat. Limited menu between 3-5pm)

Location:
609 State Highway 16, Huapai
(Next to Coopers Creek )

Contact Details:
Ph: 09 412 6454
Web: www.thetastingshed.co.nz

 

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