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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Another Year of our Social Wine Club has passed

Another Year of our Social Wine Club has passed

We are now moving into the 7th year of our monthly meeting from March to November on the last Wednesday of the month. The last Wine Club meet for 2018 was on the 21st of November. It was another successful...

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Our Mediterranean exploration!

Our Mediterranean exploration!

We left New Zealand with a real sense of purpose to our trip: to explore the foods, traditions, flavors of the Mediterranean coast. So yes it was a work trip - we just happened to have a great time as well...

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