Where to Eat

Bakehouse Cafe

Offering an extensive range of sandwhiches, cakes, pies, hot food and great coffee. Fast, friendly service. Ideal choice for the early morning traveller as the Bakehouse is open daily from 4:30am.


Baker Boy

  • 83 Broadway, Matamata
  • p 07 888 5908

Broadway Burger Bar

  • Broadway
  • p 07 888 8514

Café Florian

  • 106 Broadway, Matamata
  • p 07-888 6170

Chips N' Curry

" The Chefs are with over 20 years experience and are masters in the art of both Authentic Indian cuisine and traditional 'fish n chips' dishes, made to some of the best kept culinary secrets"

Monday-Saturday: 11:30am-8:00pm

Sunday: 2:00pm-8:00pm

Dew Drop Inn

  • Hetana Street, Matamata
  • p 07-888 7655

Opening Hours: 9am-5pm

DK's Burger Bar

  • 72 Broadway
  • p 07 888 4949

Eat. Urban Foodstuffs

Innovative fresh café food. Take away or relax with our wonderful staff. Great takeaway deli items, try our lamb shank and kumara pies, sushi, plus menu items. A selection of cheeses and handmade chocolates. Frappes, smoothies, great coffee. BYO. Open daily 7:30am - 4pm.

Espresso To Go

Matamata’s boutique Espresso Bar, for those passionate about coffee. Skilled Baristas and friendly staff serve exquisite coffee and scrumptious cookies. We sell retail packs of beans and other tempting treats to take home or for that special gift. Open from 7:30am week days, 9am-1pm Saturdays.

Fantails at Wairere Falls

  • 1522 Old Te Aroha Road, Matamata
  • m 021-706-744

Devonshire Tea Cafe

Hours 10am to 4pm

Open January - Wednesday to Sunday & Open February/March - Friday to Sunday

Also by Appointment. Call Donnella for more information.


Fast Horse Chinese

  • 54 Broadway
  • p 07 888 8984

Fez Kebabs

  • 102 Broadway
  • p 07 888 6277


Food Factory

A hop, Skip and a jump down a private alleyway is this Matamata gem, a cafe with a funky up to date interior with delicious food to match.

A la carte breakfast and lunches and a cabinet filled with artisan sammies, seasonal salads, savory items and raw sweet treats.

A selection of beautiful  baking as well 

Homemade real fruit smoothies, thickshakes,  juices along with the superior brand L'Affare coffee.

Bookings advised for large groups

Golden Dragon

  • 69 Broadway
  • p 07 888 9068

Hobbit Sushi

Come and enjoy our creative, delicious sushi. We use fresh rice, meat, seafood and vegetables.

Open daily Monday to Saturday from 9am.

Horse and Jockey Inn

Styled on an English Pub and offering English Gastro food and a wide selection of English beers. Ideal for family occasions with a menu to suit everybody, including Gluten free options. The large outdoor area is perfect for a relaxing evening drink. Regular entertainment. Gaming machines privately situated.

Kaimai Cheese Cafe

A ‘top shelf’ specialty cheese producer making genuinely ‘natural’ cheeses. The Kaimai building is a replica of an old historic 1920’s Butter Factory. Relax and enjoy a lovely meal or snack, or purchase some of our sensational cheese or gourmet items.


Opening Hours: 10am-10pm

Matamata Roasts

  • 49 Broadway, Matamata
  • p 07 888 9998


Opening Hours: 24hrs

Momento Espresso

Opening Hours: 7:30am-3:00pm


French and European style food with our own personal twist. Come and enjoy a great coffee in Matamata.

Open 7 days a week we serve Breakfast, Lunch and Coffee anytime. Our cuisine covers French, Greek, Mediterranean, Irish, Italian, Moroccan, Sandwiches, Turkish and Vegetarian.

Okoroire Hot Springs Hotel

Pub and Restaurant

Osteria da Gino

  • Broadway, Matamata
  • p 07-888-5652

Matamata's Italian Restaurant.

Open 7 Days from 11:30am. Wifi Available.

Pare's Power Pizza

Matamata's only pizza restaurant. Offering an extensive range of pizza options. Eat in or take away either cooked or uncooked for your convenience.

Open 7 days.

Monday - Thursday 4pm to 9pm.

Friday - Saturday 12pm to 9:30pm.

Sunday 12pm to 9pm.

Pizza Hut Matamata

Pizza Hut Matamata has your favourite, fresh, tasty, $5 range pizza deals and meals made to order. 

Choose from our menu in store on online. Pick up or have your meal delivered.

Open 7 Days:

Monday - Thursday 11:30am to 10:00pm

Friday and Saturday 10:30am to 11:00pm

Sunday 10:00am to 10:00pm

Quality Inn Bakery

  • 38 Arawa Street
  • p 07 888 7484

Redoubt Bar and Eatery

The Redoubt Bar and Eatery is an award winning locally themed bar providing the best in food and the best in service. Open from 11am everyday, with a full menu all day. Early brunch available by appointment. Live entertainment every Friday night. Whether for a coffee, drink or a meal Redoubt is perfect for all occasions.

Robert Harris Coffee Roasters

  • 47-49 Broadway, Matamata
  • p (07) 888 4858

Providing you with a relaxing and spacious environment to enjoy the perfect coffee and fresh food baked daily on site. Delicious breakfast, lunches and afternoon temptations. Specialty teas, frappes and smoothies. Out catering. Wireless Internet. Open Monday to Sunday 7:30am - 4:30pm.

Ronnies Café and Bakery

  • 74 Broadway, Matamata
  • p 07 888 4180

Ruby Takeaways

  • 97 Broadway, Matamata
  • p 07 888 9082

Saffron Eatery and Bar

  • 54 Broadway
  • p 07 888 6889

Indian Cuisine

11:00am-2:00pm & 5:00pm-9:30pm Daily

Sen Sushi

Enjoy fantastic Japanese flavours. Healthy and fresh sushi for brunch, lunch and dinner. Open everyday, except Sunday.

Smart India

Opening Hours: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM & 4:30 PM - Late

Star Food Café

  • 30 Arawa Street, Matamata
  • p 07 888 9986


Sweet painted Lady

Opening Hours:

Weekdays: 6am-4.30pm Weekends: 8am-3.30pm

Tank Juice Bar

Opening Hours Mon – Sat 8.30am – 5.00pm, Sun 10am-4.00pm

Thai Royal Restaurant

  • 2 Tainui Street
  • p 07 888 5651



The Coffee Gallery

  • 101 Broadway, Matamata
  • m 021 578 8844

The Shires Rest Cafe

The Shires Rest Cafe is a unique rural cafe established around the Hobbiton Movie Set. The cafe is fully licensed, offers an extensive menu and superb coffee. 

Open 7 days from 9am.

Valinor Buffet Restaurant

  • 1 Tower Road
  • p 07 888 6163



Workmans Cafe and Bar

  • 52 Broadway, Matamata
  • p (07) 888 5498
  • f (07) 888 5470

Enjoy a super scronky experience with the relaxed atmosphere, funky surroundings and our groovy staff. Café style meals including brecky. Open Wednesday to Sunday and Dinner on Tuesday. Bookings are advised.

Zone Espresso Bar

  • Matamata Sports Centre, Meura Street, Matamata
  • m 021-110-8376

Open 6am-11am and 3:30pm-7pm Monday to Friday.

Its a part time cafe serving the right nutrition at the right price. Raw snacks, Protein based natural choices with real, fresh food!

64 Coffee and Kitchen

  • 64 Arawa Street, Matamata
  • p 07 888 7600

Opening Hours: 7.30am-3.30pm