Down Thyme Restaurant & Café

A passionate Turkish / German hospitality combination.

Our Mediterranean Style of Cuisine

We have had a change from the European / New Zealand food of Waitete Orchard Restaurant to
a more Mediterranean style of cuisine. Both of us (Roland, a chef 50 years from Germany and Mufide from Turkey) love to create tasty food and we are looking forward to welcome you in our new Down Thyme Restaurant & Café.

Come on over, relax and enjoy our ambiance, top service and great food.

Roland & Mufide
Chef & Cheffete :)

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Wine Club - 29 August 2019: Vidal Estate

Wine Club - 29 August 2019: Vidal Estate

Anthony Joseph Vidal, a young emigrant from Spain, was one of the first winemakers to appreciate the natural potential of the Hawkes Bay area.

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Winter Closure (July-August)

Winter Closure (July-August)

Down Thyme will be closed from Sunday 1st of July to Tuesday 20th of August 2019. We wish everybody a safe and warm winter.

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