The Gardens




Aston Norwood


Our blackboard cafe menu offers a country fare of dishes with daily specials.

Our cafe shire tea and Middle Earth Breakfasts’ are local favourites.  A variety of platters matched with a glass of award-winning wine or one of our personally selected craft beers. High teas for special occasions and a cafe menu for everything in between.

Ask us about a buffet style menu for larger gatherings, our chefs truly shine here and always get great comments!

For a bite to eat in a hurry, our fresh cabinet offers an “often-changing” array of savoury and sweet treats.



Open Hours: 8.00am to 4.00pm week days, 8.00am to 5.00pm weekends

Reserve your Private or Business Function Date now… Flexible hours and an On-license till 1.00am.

Open 7 days a week

Contact 04 526 6639 / 021 216 7691

Kaitoke Regional Park is home to ‘Rivendell’, grab a group of friends and try out our ‘LOTR’ themed lunches, these are hugely popular, as are our Birthday Parties – custom decoration if you prefer and specially designed food options are a favourite. Call us today to find out more;

We are a Fully Licensed Café and Function Centre.

Mobility Friendly Café for strollers and wheelchairs etc (garden access is limited though, with some steep inclines – would need assistance to navigate).

Call us today, we look forward to hosting your event!

Private functions, lunches and dinners by arrangement


Your social calendar

What's Happening!

Kaitoke Local’s Night Buffet 9th September – our popular Local’s Night keeps on happening! That’s because we love having you over to our place for dinner. Catch you soon.

Sunday Night Buffet 26th August – our popular Local’s Night has morphed into a Sunday Buffet for everyone. Please book in early for these popular events.

Friday Night Markets 31st August – Wow, what a night this was in July. Such a great gathering of both stall holders and enthusiastic punters, enjoying the food and the varying array of crafters. Come along and see what all the fuss was about!

Remember our rooms are available for rent if you have a special occasion coming up or you would like to get together with a work or social group. Ask us how we can help you create an event.

We are looking at the return of Music nights so please let us know if you would like to be involved or know someone who would like to perform.

Exciting News:
We gained entrance into Wellington on a Plate!!! So we have a dine and a burger option 10 – 26 August.  Check it out here. 

Electric Vehicle charger is now available in our carpark!  We’ve already had a few EV’s pop in for a top up.

Campervan Park Overs also coming to our carpark!  

We are taking over a few more chalets so if you have over load of guests at Christmas ask about our special local’s rate.  Poppy Chalet, Sunflower Chalet, Daisy Chalet and Cherry Blossom of course!  

DEALS: We have a TreatMe deal for scones and soup over winter – so if you’re free during the week, come and join us by the fire and mention the deal.   Also $10 Bacon & Egg Breakfast available every day 8am to 10am.  Friday Market nights coming up too – watch this space 🙂  and let us know if you’d like to be involved.   


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 Bookings  04 526 6639 / 021 216 7691


Reserve by Phone

We take reservations for lunch, high teas, activities and large groups.  To make a reservation, please call us at (04) 526 6639.


Private Dining & Events

If you would like to use a space for private dining or an event – contact

Garden lunches can be arranged for special occasions also.