EAT & DRINK
Whether you are staying at our boutique accommodation, or enjoying a hosted workshop, there are a variety of places to eat and drink in the beautiful Warkworth/Matakana region.
BRIDGE HOUSE RESTAURANT
Overlooking the Mahurangi River with two large fire places, 3 large screen TV’s for Sports enthusiasts. Food served from 11am into the evening and can cater for larger groups a-la-carte or set menu.
The Warkworth Hotel is a classic piece of town history that is affordable and casual enough for anyone to enjoy, whether you're looking for an after work beer or a three course meal.
CASUAL EATING PLACES
CHOCOLATE BROWN CAFE
A very popular cafe in Warkworth offering delicious coffee and cakes and casual lunches. Adjoining the cafe is their award winning hand made chocolate factory where you may buy a special gift or indulge yourself with a special treat.
SO FRENCH DELI-CAFE
A Warkworth central cafe open 8 – 5pm. Known for good coffee and pastries
Hours 8-3pm. Food that is consistent, wholesome and tasty with very good coffee. Ideal for breakfast, brunch or lunch or a casual coffee and cake.
Open 7-4pm. Great delicious menu and cabinet food and very good coffee.
…and fast food outlets of which we have many. Fish and Chips, Burgers, Indian Restaurants, Japanese for sushi and more, Noodle bar, Chinese takeaways, Bakeries, Pizza.
SEAFOOD ‘N’ EAT IT
Fish and chips takeaways. 3 Neville Street, Warkworth. 09 425 7005.
DINING FURTHER AFIELD WITHIN 15 – 20 MINUTES DRIVE
BRICK BAY GLASSHOUSE KITCHEN
15 minute drive away from Redbluff Country Lodge and just before Snells Beach. Fresh new menu showcasing local and seasonal produce. A special place for a coffee, a glass of wine and a delicious lunch. 10am to 5pm
Fantastic food, great service and wonderful wine. Open for lunch and dinner.
THE RUSTY PELICAN
People return time and time again because of their generous portions and mouth watering menu.
MATAKANA KITCHEN RESTAURANT
Open 9am to 9pm. Lovely setting with indoor or outdoor dining, great service and delicious food. Lunch, dinner or just a coffee and snack.
THE SALTY DOG RESTAURANT
A-la-carte dining in an old world pub setting.
ASCENSION WINERY AND RESTAURANT
The Oak Grill Bistro is open 7 days for lunch from 11am and dinner Friday and Saturday.
Plus many more!!
OPEN FOR TASTING
ASCENSION WINE ESTATE
Open Mon. & Wed, 11am – 4pm; Thur-Sun, 11am – 10pm
BRICK BAY WINES
HERON’S FLIGHT VINEYARD, WINERY & CELLAR DOOR
Open daily 9am to 5pm
Open daily 10am – 5pm
Open 11am – 5pm Labour weekend to Easter.
OMAHA BAY VINEYARD
Open Wed – Sun 11am – 5pm Summer. Fri – Sun 11am – 4pm Winter.
Open daily from 10am to 5pm
RUNNER DUCK ESTATE
Open Wed. – Sun. 11am – 3.30pm
THE VINTRY, MATAKANA WINE CENTRE & BAR
Matakana Village – in cinema lobby. Open 7 days.