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The Shire's Rest™ Cafe

The Shire's Rest™ Cafe offers a tranquil setting for you to relax with a great cup of coffee and a meal. Start your trip in true Kiwi fashion, with home cooked food from our wide range of delicious meals, snacks and drinks in authentic New Zealand surroundings. We are a fully licenced facility with a great selection of New Zealand beer and cider.

The Shire’s Rest Cafe provides fantastic views of the charming farmland and Kaimai Ranges while you indulge in one of our delectable treats. Sit back, relax and enjoy your time in our quaint converted woolshed before you escape into Hobbiton™ Movie Set.

The Shire’s Rest Cafe is open seven days a week, from 9.00am to 4.30pm (extended hours in summer). 

Blackboard & Snack menu available until 3pm

Cabinet food available until close. 

Check out our new Garden Bar - the perfect place to relax with a snack and a craft beer or wine in the summer time

The Shire's Rest™ Cafe



  • FRIES : with aioli and tomato sauce $6.50
  • NUGGETS & FRIES : chicken nuggets with fries and tomato sauce $7.50
  • KIDS SNACK AMERICAN HOTDOG & FRIES : american hotdog with tomato sauce and cheese, served with fries $7.50
  • GARLIC BREAD : fresh bread with garlic butter and herbs $6.50
  • ELEVENSIES : snack box with cheese, breads, relish, pastrami and grapes $13.00

All Day Menu

  • SECOND BREAKFAST : streaky bacon, eggs, saute potatoes, mushrooms, sausages, grilled tomato and toast $21
  • BACON & EGGS : streaky bacon, eggs and toast $14.50
  • FISH & CHIPS : battered fish fillets with fries, garden salad & tartare sauce $18.50
  • BEEF & BACON BURGER : NZ beef pattie, streaky bacon and a chipotle relish with salad greens, served with fries $19.50
  • LAMB BURGER : NZ lamb pattie, salad greens, tomato, aioli, and farm-style relish and fries $19.50
  • OPEN CHICKEN SANDWICH : toasted bread with aioli, garden salad, periperi chicken and brie $17.50 - add fries $19.50
  • B.L.T : Toasted bread with bacon, lettuce, tomato and aioli $16.00 - add fries $19.00
  • SOUP OF THE DAY : See specials menu $10.00 - add toast $13.00

Hot Drinks

  • Flat White Regular $4.00 Large $4.60
  • Cappuccino Regular $4.00 Large $4.60
  • Mochaccino Regular $4.50 Large $5.10
  • Hot Chocolate Regular $4.00 Large $4.60
  • Latte $4.60
  • Chai Latte $4.60
  • Long Black $3.50
  • Short Black $3.50
  • Americano $3.60
  • Machiato $4.00
  • Fluffy $2.00
  • Hot Milk $3.00
  • Tea (English breakfast, Earl Grey, Green, Peppermint, Summer Fruits, Chamomile, Sencha Green, Lime Green or Detox) $3.50
  • Takeaway 50c
  • Decaf 80c
  • Coffee shot 80c
  • Soy Milk 80c
  • Almond Milk 80c
  • Coconut Milk 80c
  • Caramel shot 80c
  • Hazelnut shot 80c
  • Vanilla shot 80c
  • Some items can be made GF (gluten free), DF (dairy free), EF (egg free), V (vegetarian), or VE (vegan) on request.
  • Please note, while we offer Gluten Free menu options, we are not a gluten free kitchen. Cross-contamination could occur and we are unable to guarantee that any item can be completely free of allergens.

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