Roselands Farm & Garden Restaurant
Roselands is New Zealand’s leading Barbeque and Buffet Restaurant. Peacefully nestled amongst native bush and lush farm land and only 3km from Waitomo Caves Village.
Open from 9am daily. We offer morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Small to large group catering, walk-ins welcome. Specialty catering - weddings, birthdays, special occasions and work functions.
We offer the opportunity to dine outside, either on the decks or under our spectacular old cherry tree. This blooms in October and makes a picturesque setting. Over summer it provides a cool shady place to dine and enjoy the views of the surrounding award-winning gardens and native bush teaming with bird life.
Or dine indoors and enjoy the elevated views from the large windows in the main dining room. On those cooler days cosy up next to the wood burner in our smaller dining area.
Our restaurant has two dining rooms - the main dining room seats 150 people and the adjoining dining room seats 100 people. There is outdoor seating for 90 people. We are perfectly suited as a wedding venue and offer special menus plus equipment hire. Our premises are fully licenced and we proudly stock a great selection of premium wines as well as New Zealand beers and soft drinks.
Family activities, accommodation, established gardens and native bush walk onsite. Try adding some of the activities below (we offer combo rates for these too).
- Farm Park – Feed and pet the friendly farm animals.
- Angora Rabbit Shearing Show – 11.30am daily (subject to availability).
- Win $1000! - A hole-in-one golf challenge to test your skills for a chance to win $1000! or a FREE meal or $30 gift shop voucher.
- Scenic Helicopter Flights – See Waitomo from above
For those wanting a quick snack we have a selection of sandwiches, bagels, cakes, slice, muffins and scones in our counter display.
We use mainly locally sourced, natural and where possible, organic ingredients. We aim to provide visitors with a memorable dining experience, with a genuinely New Zealand flavour. For travelers we want their HUHU experience to be a highlight of their visit.
Our menu is complemented with a range of quality New Zealand wines and beers. Our coffee is of the highest quality.
Our staff are knowledgeable, friendly and always helpful, providing efficient, skilled service.
HUHU has been designed as a relaxing, stimulating environment in which to rest, enjoy good food and drink in Waitomo's ambiance.
The view over the surrounding green hills & farmland is both beautiful & soothing. The outdoor deck is perfect for a quiet evening dinner during summer; the inside dining areas are comfortable & nicely decorated. A range of NZ magazines are available.
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For your enjoyment we have Sky TV & free internet access for diners. Live entertainment on Friday nights with a free courtesy vehicle operating to get you back to your lodgings safely (conditions apply. Please ring us to confirm your booking.
We accept most major credit cards and are Bartercard members. Situated only 15 minutes from Waitomo, sit in or dine out in our street-side garden bar.
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