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 - 8.30am to 5.00pm (closed 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

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


CABINET FOOD ~ Available 8.30 am until 5.00 pm.

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

*  Fresly made Warbirds Pies (options as above)

*  Freshly made Sausage Rolls

*  Freshly made wraps

*  Burritos, Cheese Rolls, Toasted Ham & Cheese sandwiches

*  Selection of scones, muffins, biscuits and slices - baked fresh daily

*  Selection of cold drinks including Phoenix Juices, Charlies and Coca Cola range

*  ATOMIC espresso coffee.

*  Milkshakes  $5.50 - lots of flavours


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

Special of the Day - Pulled Pork Burger with Apple Coleslaw

*  "Buick" Breakfast $12.00 ~  streaky bacon, eggs any style with wholegrain toast - Extras Tomato, Mushrooms, Hash Browns $2.50 each, GF Toast $2.00

*  "Metz" Mushrooms on Toast $11.50 ~ Baby rocket & wholegrain toast.  Extras:  Streaky Bacon $3.50, Eggs $3.00. GF Toast $2.00

*  "Rickenbacker" Rosti with Chorizo & Eggs $16.50 - Herbed Potato rosti, tomato chorizo relish & two poached eggs (GF)

*  "Chevy" House Made Granola $12.00 ~ served with natural yoghurt and fruit

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

*  "Warbirds" Beef Burger & Fries $17.50  ~ lettuce, tomato, caramelised onions, relish, aioli & swiss cheese - Extras: Middle Bacon $2.00, Fried Egg $1.50

*  "Cadillac" Quesadilla $12.00 ~ Chorizo & double cheese grilled torilla served with fresh tomato salsa & sour cream

*  "Hurricane" Harissa Grilled Chicken $15.00 ~ served with Israeli couscous, courgette & fresh herb salad

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

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

*  Salad of the Day $10 - Add Chicken or Salmon $4.00

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

*  Venison Sandwich $14.00

*  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.


KIDS MENU - $8.00

* Mini Homemade Pie with fries  $8.00

* Chicken strips served with fries  $8.00

* Two Poached or Scrambled Eggs on Toast $8.00

* Side of Fries with Tomato Sauce $5.00

MINI MEALS in a pottle for Under 5's

* Mini Hot Dog with Fries  $3.00

* Mini Chicken Nuggets with Fries $3.00



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

*  Banana Split - banana, chocolate sauce, cherry on top with ice cream with whipped cream $6.00

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

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

ALCOHOL  is served on the premises - range of beers, cider and wines available


Free wireless connection for all customers

Retro Diner Wanaka - Warbirds & Wheels Museum Cafe