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Opening hours

7 days a week

7am till late

- Breakfast, 7am-9am

- Dinner, 5:30pm-8:30pm

- Packed lunches available on request


Fish, freshly caught from the converging current waters around the Chathams, is a speciality at Hotel Chatham. Depending on what's just been caught, you'll have the opportunity to try local seafood delicacies including crayfish, hapuku or groper, blue cod and paua. And if seafood isn’t your thing, there are plenty of menu choices too. 


As well as New Zealand wines and brews, Hotel Chatham is the only place you’ll enjoy the local craft beer Breezy Brew lager with a hint of Toni's Chatham Island wild honey.



Open Monday to Saturday

11am – 1am


4pm – 9pm

- Bar lunches, 12pm-2pm, Thursday to Saturday

- Bar meals, 5:30pm-8:30pm daily

- Pies, sandwiches, cabinet food and snacks available at all times during opening hours.


Local Wild Food Challenge

Held annually at the beautiful Admiral Garden. In a partnership with Kiwi Kids Can Cook by NZ Chefs Association, the challenge involves adults and children, amateurs and professionals, locals and visitors. Food tastings, vendors, entertainment and live demonstrations make for a delicious day.

Wild Food Challenge

Local cafés

You'll find a couple of other places to eat in Waitangi.

The Waitangi Café is above the Hotel and River Onion Café the innovative beachfront A-frame café and art gallery is a few hundred metres out of town.

Admiral Garden BBQ Dinner

Make sure you book this wonderful BBQ with Lois and Val Croon. Enjoy a magic selection of island kai and a tour of their incredible gardens.

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