Pātaka Kai
The only place in the world where you can dine while overlooking an erupting geyser! Opening Hours
Monday to Saturday
10am – 4pm
Café & Blackboard menu lunch (Hangi Buffet on Fridays)
Friday & Saturday
5.30pm – 9pm
Hangi Dinner Buffet
9am – 2pm
Brunch & All-Day Breakfast

Pātaka Kai Restaurant

Fine Dining with Kiwi Flavours

Te Puia’s cultural food and beverage experience, Pātaka Kai, makes for a truly unforgettable feast. Enjoy spectacular geothermal views while enjoying a range of delicious Kiwi flavours with free access to our cafe and restaurant.

The set lunch menus and buffet options are smartly sophisticated – infusing Māori flavours, with an array of global cuisines and cooking styles.

Open 7 days for coffee and lunch, Friday and Saturday evenings for buffet dinner and Sunday for brunch and all day breakfast.

Our popular Hangi Buffet Lunch returns every Friday. Check out our Facebook page for further updates.

Bookings essential.

Celebrate at Te Puia

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