Trading Hours

Monday, Tuesday:  CLOSED
Wednesday to Saturday:  11am 2:30pm then 5:30pm - late
Sunday:  11am to 2.30pm
Sunday:  1 June to 1 October - CLOSED

Call 07 863 8980

31 Orchard Road

Down Thyme Restaurant & Café

Mediterranean & New Zealand Cuisine


Monday, Tuesday:

Wednesday - Saturday:
  OPEN: 11 am - 2:30 pm
OPEN: 5:30 pm - late

OPEN: 11 am - 2:30 pm (until 1st June)

Our Mediterranean & New Zealand Cuisine

Located in Waihi, in the Southern Coromandel, we offer a wholesome and tasty Mediterranean style of cuisine alongside our New Zealand favourites. From our Turkish inspired mains to our mouth-watering desserts we will have something for you (we provide excellent vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options).

We love great food are passionate about creating a top quality dining experience. Come on over, relax and enjoy our ambiance.

Roland & Mufide
Chef & Cheffete :)


Social Wine Club

A regular event that has become very popular with guests is our monthly food and wine match evenings. Our guest speakers (winemakers or others in the winemaking industry) have their wines careful matched with our meal courses. Have a look through our blog section of past evenings. It's a great night and if you would like to find out more, please contact us.


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Christmas and New Year Wishes

Christmas and New Year Wishes

We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 2021 has been a very difficult year for most. Hopefully, we can all work together to make things better going into 2022.

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