Dining Options in Matamata

With Hobbit themed meals and friendly local watering holes, the rural town of Matamata has a wide variety of dining options. Enjoy local pizza, café fare, award winning cheese and more. Check out just a sample of the Matamata dining options below.

Dew Drop Inn

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Dew Drop Inn Cafe, Matamata

In the heart of Matamata, the rustic Hobbit Themed Dew Drop Inn is situated diagonally opposite the Matamata i-SITE Gatehouse. With friendly service, home baking and hot food available for dine in or take out, the Dew Drop Inn is a quintessential kiwi café.

Location: Hetana St, Matamata
Operating Hours: 9.30am - 5.00pm weekdays
Phone: +64 7 888 7560
More Info: www.facebook.com/DewDropInnMatamataCafe


Workmans Café and Bar

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Workmans Café and Bar, Matamata

A popular spot with locals, the Workman’s Café & Bar in Matamata boasts a relaxed atmosphere, funky surroundings and friendly staff. Workmans Café & Bar offering café style dining for breakfast and lunch, with a dinner menu on Tuesdays.

Location: 52 Broadway, Matamata
Operating Hours: Wednesday - Sunday
Phone: +64 7 888 5470
More Info: www.facebook.com/workmans-cafe-bar


Dalton's Plantation

Dalton's Plantation

Dalton's Plantation Cafe, Matamata

The Homestead Café at Daltons Plantation is set amongst stunning rural gardens. Enjoy a quaint morning or afternoon tea in the café then take a stroll around the stunningly landscaped gardens.

Location: Hinuera West Road, Matamata
Operating Hours: 9am – 5pm daily (except Tuesdays in the off season)
Phone: +64 7 888 8999
More Info: www.daltonsplantation.co.nz


Eat. Urban Foodstuffs

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Eat Cafe, Matamata

Described as ‘innovative fresh café food’, Eat Urban Foodstuffs café offers a wide variety of café fare. Lamb shanks, kumara pies, sushi, a selection of cheeses and handmade chocolates, smoothies, frappes and more are just some of the menu items on offer.

Location: 55 Broadway, Matamata
Operating Hours: Open daily 7:30am – 4pm
Phone: +64 7 888 8670
More Info: www.eaturbanfoodstuffs.co.nz


Kaimai Cheese Factory Café

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Kaimai Cheese Factory Café

Housed inside a replica of an old historic 1920’s butter factory, the Kaimai Cheese Factory Café not only offers a range of the Kaimai speciality cheeses, but a variety of café dining options from light meals and snacks to gourmet items.

Location: Hawes Street
Phone: +64 7 888 8490
More Info: www.kaimai.co.nz


O-del-emz

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O-del-emz Restaurant, Matamata

The French and European style O-del-emz restaurant serves breakfast and lunch, along with great coffee. French, Greek, Mediterranean, Irish, Italian, Moroccan and Turkish flavours are all incorporated into the menu, along with vegetarian options.

Location: 33 Arawa Street, Matamata
Operating Hours: 7 days 
Phone: +64 7 888 9473
More Info: www.facebook.com/ol-del-emz


Redoubt Bar & Eatery

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Redoubt Bar & Eatery, Matamata

A dynamic, community focused bar and eatery, The Redoubt in Matamata offers a full menu throughout the day. Live entertainment is on offer every Friday night and the friendly atmosphere and great coffee makes this a great spot for a bite to eat or a catch up with friends.

Location: 48 Broadway, Matamata
Operating Hours: Open from 11am everyday
Phone: +64 7 888 8585
More Info: www.redoubtbarandeatery.co.nz/Matamata


The Food Factory

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The Food Factory

Located down a private alleyway, The Food Factory offers a funky café atmosphere with delicious fresh food to match. The Food Factory offers a la carte breakfast and lunches, along with a cabinet filled with artisan sandwiches, seasonal salads, savoury items, raw sweet treats and fresh baking. Real fruit smoothies, thickshakes and juices are also on the menu, not to mention great coffee.

Location: 59-61 Arawa Street (behind Stirling Sports)
Operating House: Mon – Fri from 8am – closed public holidays
Phone: +64 7 888 5349
More info: www.facebook.com/the-food-factory


Power Pizza

The only pizza restaurant in Matamata, Power Pizza offers an extensive range of gourmet pizzas. Eat in, take away, or buy uncooked and take it home for later.

Location: 109 Broadway, Matamata
Operating Hours: Monday – Thursday: 4pm – 9pm; Friday – Saturday: 12pm – 9:30pm; Sunday 12pm – 9pm
Phone: +64 7 888 6900

This is just a taste of what Matamata has to offer, for more Matamata dining options visit www.matamata.co.nz