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

Award Winning 1950's Retro Diner

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 4.00pm (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) $15.50


CABINET FOOD ~ Available 8.00 am until 4.00 pm.

Cabinet food can be served with a side of either Fries ($5), Side Salad ($5) or Wedges ($6) 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 8.00 am to 2.00 pm daily.

*  Bacon & Eggs $14.50 ~  streaky bacon, free range eggs any style with wholegrain ciabatta 

*  Poached or Scrambled free eggs on toast $10.00 - two free range eggs on wholegrain ciabatta

*  Eggs Benedict with Bacon $17.50 or with Spinach $15.00 ~ Toast English muffin, free range eggs and topped with free range hollandaise with a choice of Bacon or Spinach

*  Corn Fritters $15.50, option with Bacon $19.50  - served with fresh green feta salad and salsa, finished with a poached egg

*  House Made Granola $12.50 ~ honey toast oats & nuts, dried fruit.  Served with natural yoghurt and cold milk

*  French Toast $16.50 - Citrus infused brioche served with Nutella, strawberry & peach compote & roasted white chocolate drizzle

*  Bacon & Egg Buttie $9.00 ~ With HP Suace & aioli.   Deluxe Buttie - with a Hashbrown and slice of cheese $11.00 

*  CheeseBurger & Fries $21.00  ~ homemade burger stacked with bacon, lettuce, tomato, cheese, onion marmalade and aioli. Served with fries

*  Roast Vegetable Salad $16.00, option with Chicken $21.00 - Seasoned roasties tossed through baby spinach, feta and toasted seeds with basil pesto aioli dressing

*  Chicken Tacos - 2 tacos $12.50 or 3 tacos $18.50 - Crispy chicken tenders served in a soft taco shell with salsa, slaw & mango chutney

*  Soup of the Day $12.50 ~ served with a slice of ciabatta bread  

*  Warbirds Gourmet Pie Meal $15.50 ~ Famous Warbirds hot pie from the cabinet, served with a side salad and fries

*  Seasoned wedges $10.50, option with Cheese & Bacon $13.50 - plain or cajun wedges served with sour cream and sweet chilli sauce

*  Bowl of Fries $7.50

SIDES:  Can be added to any of the meals above:

Fries $5.00,  Wedges $6.00,  Mushrooms $4.00,   Streaky Bacon $4.50,   Hash Browns $3.00,  Tomato $3.00,  Egg $2.00

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

Children's Menu

*  Cheeseburger & Fries  $12.50

*  French Toast $10.00

*  Chicken Tacos - 1 Taco $6.50, 2 Tacos $12.50

*  Bacon & Eggs (1 poached egg, 2 streaky bacon & toast) $10.00

*  Fish Bites with Fries $10.00

*  Grilled Cheese Quesadilla with Ham  $8.50

*  Children's Menu only available to children aged 15 years & under


*  Ice Cream Sundae  $7.50

*  Chocolate Brownie  $6.50

*  Affogato  $8.00



*  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 & free colouring in pages available

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