Classic Cars, Legendary Warbirds and a 1950's Retro Diner just outside Wanaka, NZ.

Award Winning 1950's Retro Diner

We are OPEN today - Queens Birthday Monday 5th June


Awarded Best Airport Cafe in New Zealand 2015

Featuring 1950's themed decor with retro furniture imported direct from Chicago, a Wurlitzer juke box and a 1959 Harley Davidson Panhead motorbike installed overhead at the entrance. We are open seven days per week - 8am to 5.00pm (closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and ANZAC Day).


Come try our speciality - "WARBIRDS PIES"

Our pies are made fresh each morning with only the best ingredients of fresh produce and top quality meats!

Options from our cabinet may include the following:

Classic Beef, Pepper Steak, Steak & Blue Cheese, Chicken, Mince & Cheese - all $6.50

Add a side Salad or Fries $5.00 each  or  Warbirds Pie Meal (Pie, Salad & Fries) $15.00 


CABINET FOOD ~ Available 8.30 am until 4.00 pm.

Cabinet food can be served with a side of either Fries or Side Salad $5.00 each

*  Housemade Warbirds Pies (options as above)

*  Housemade Sausage Rolls

*  Rolls - Turkish, Lebanese, Ficelle, Croissants, Ciabattas

*  Paninis & Bagels

*  Wraps & Sandwiches including vegetarian 

*  Burritos, Taquitos, Roll Ups

*  Cheese Rolls, Ham & Cheese toasted sandwiches

*  Gluten Free Vege Bakes (subject to availability)

*  Selection of scones, muffins and slices - baked daily


MENU OPTIONS ~ Available from 8.30 am to 2.00 pm daily.

*   Bacon & Eggs $12.00 ~  streaky bacon,free ranges eggs any style with wholegrain ciabatta - Extras: mushrooms or hash browns $2.50 each, GF toast $2.00

*   Potato & Smoke Salmon Rosti $16.50 ~ served with sauteed spinach and poached eggs (GF)

*   Roasted Field Mushrooms $15.50 ~ Chorizo sausage with poached eggs on wholegrain ciabatta;  Vegetarian option available $11.50

*   Pancakes $15.00 (until 12 noon)  ~ served with choice of either streaky bacon, grilled bananas or blueberries

*   House Made Granola $12.00 ~ honey toast oats & nuts, dried fruit.  Served with natural yoghurt and cold milk

*  Bacon & Egg Buttie $7.00 ~ With tomato chilli jam and aioli.  Add a side of fries or salad for $5.00

*  Potato Bravas $8.50  ~  Triple cooked potatoes served with aioli & bravas sauce

*  CheeseBurger & Fries $17.50  ~ homemade burger, lettuce, tomato relish, aioli - Extras: middle bacon $2.00, fried egg $1.50

*  Venison Sandwich $14.00 ~ Marinated venison pieces, watercress & aioli in a turkish bun.

*  Warbirds Gourmet Pie Meal $15.00 ~ Famous Warbirds hot pie from the cabinet, served with a side salad and fries

*  Bowl of Fries $7.50

Plus daily blackboard specials. Menu subject to change so please call ahead if you're looking for something specifically on this menu.



*  Two Poached or Scrambled Eggs on Toast $8.00

*  Mini Pancakes with Blueberries (until 12pm)  $8.00

*  Fish Bites with fries $10.00

*  Mini Homemade Pie with fries  $6.00

*  Grilled Cheese Quesadilla with Ham  $5.00

*  Small Salad  $5.00

*  Large Fries $7.50 or Side of Fries $5.00 with Tomato Sauce



*  Ice Cream Sundae $6.00 - ice cream with a choice of raspberry, chocolate or caramel sauce, cherry on top with whipped cream

*  Banana Split $8.00 - banana, chocolate sauce, cherry on top with ice cream with whipped cream

* Choclate Brownie $6.00 - our homemade gluten free brownie served warm with ice cream, cherry on top, chocolate sauce

* Affogato $5.00 - scoop of vanilla ice cream with double shot of espresso



*  ATOMIC espresso coffee including Iced Coffee or Iced Chocolate (with ice cream), Iced Latte (with ice).  Kids Hot Chocolates & Fluffies.

*  Milkshakes  $5.50 with double scoop of ice cream.  Flavours: Banana, Caramel, Chocolate, Lime, Raspberry, Spearmint, Strawberry & Vanilla

*  Selection of cold drinks including Lipton Iced Tea, Phoenix & Charlies fruit juices, Coca Cola range and bottled water.



 A selection of alcohol is served on the premises including beers, cider and wines.


Free wireless connection for all customers

Families with young children welcome - Toybox available

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