Dining Options in Matamata

With Hobbit themed meals and friendly local watering holes, the rural town of Matamata has a wide variety of dining options. Enjoy local pizza, café fare, award winning cheese and more. Check out just a sample of the Matamata dining options below.

Good Merchant

Good Merchant

Located in a former farm supply depot, Good Merchant serves great food and Good George craft beers and ciders which are brewed locally in the region at their brewery in nearby Hamilton. 

Location: 44 Broadway, Matamata
Operating Hours: Mon - Sun 11am - Late 
Phone: +64 7 880 9561
More Info: www.goodgeorge.co.nz

Dew Drop Inn

Dew Drop In, Matamata

Dew Drop Inn Cafe, Matamata

In the heart of Matamata, the rustic Hobbit Themed Dew Drop Inn is situated diagonally opposite the Matamata i-SITE Gatehouse. With friendly service, home baking and hot food available for dine in or take out, the Dew Drop Inn is a quintessential kiwi café.

Location: Hetana St, Matamata
Operating Hours: 9.30am - 5.00pm weekdays
Phone: +64 7 888 7560
More Info: www.facebook.com/DewDropInnMatamataCafe

Workmans Café and Bar

Workmans Café and Bar, Matamata

Workmans Café and Bar, Matamata

A popular spot with locals, the Workman’s Café & Bar in Matamata boasts a relaxed atmosphere, funky surroundings and friendly staff. Workmans Café & Bar offering café style dining for breakfast and lunch, with a dinner menu on Tuesdays.

Location: 52 Broadway, Matamata
Operating Hours: Wednesday - Sunday
Phone: +64 7 888 5470
More Info: www.facebook.com/workmans-cafe-bar

Dalton's Plantation

Dalton's Plantation

Dalton's Plantation Cafe, Matamata

The Homestead Café at Daltons Plantation is set amongst stunning rural gardens. Enjoy a quaint morning or afternoon tea in the café then take a stroll around the stunningly landscaped gardens.

Location: Hinuera West Road, Matamata
Operating Hours: 9am – 5pm daily (except Tuesdays in the off season)
Phone: +64 7 888 8999
More Info: www.daltonsplantation.co.nz

Eat. Urban Foodstuffs

Eat Cafe, Matamata

Eat Cafe, Matamata

Described as ‘innovative fresh café food’, Eat Urban Foodstuffs café offers a wide variety of café fare. Lamb shanks, kumara pies, sushi, a selection of cheeses and handmade chocolates, smoothies, frappes and more are just some of the menu items on offer.

Location: 55 Broadway, Matamata
Operating Hours: Open daily 7:30am – 4pm
Phone: +64 7 888 8670
More Info: www.matamatanz.co.nz

Kaimai Cheese Factory Café

Kaimai Cheese Factory, Matamata

Kaimai Cheese Factory Café

Housed inside a replica of an old historic 1920’s butter factory, the Kaimai Cheese Factory Café not only offers a range of the Kaimai speciality cheeses, but a variety of café dining options from light meals and snacks to gourmet items.

Location: Hawes Street
Phone: +64 7 888 8490
More Info: www.kaimai.co.nz


O-del-emz restaurant, Matamata

O-del-emz Restaurant, Matamata

The French and European style O-del-emz restaurant serves breakfast and lunch, along with great coffee. French, Greek, Mediterranean, Irish, Italian, Moroccan and Turkish flavours are all incorporated into the menu, along with vegetarian options.

Location: 33 Arawa Street, Matamata
Operating Hours: 7 days 
Phone: +64 7 888 9473
More Info: www.facebook.com/ol-del-emz

Redoubt Bar & Eatery

Redoubt Bar & Eatery, Matamata

Redoubt Bar & Eatery, Matamata

A dynamic, community focused bar and eatery, The Redoubt in Matamata offers a full menu throughout the day. Live entertainment is on offer every Friday night and the friendly atmosphere and great coffee makes this a great spot for a bite to eat or a catch up with friends.

Location: 48 Broadway, Matamata
Operating Hours: Open from 11am everyday
Phone: +64 7 888 8585
More Info: www.redoubtbarandeatery.co.nz/Matamata