Dining and Shopping


Little Havana Bar & Restaurant

Whakatane's funkiest new restaurant, Cuban Food, Soul & style. Bookings essential.
Contact our team at 027 251 3459 or info@littlehavana.co.nz 

Spice Junction Indian Restaurant

Offers the best quality North Indian Cuisine at affordable prices for the discerning diner with excellent service. Spice Guru strives to give their clientele the best authentic curries in contemporary surroundings.

Detour Bar & Lounge

A great place to chill out with friends. Enjoy a few drinks, live music and a great menu. We can recommend the Tapas menu, its great. Mon - Sun - 11am – late

Whakatane RSA

We are open to members, their guest and affiliated club members. Come down and enjoy a game of snooker on our full-size tables or a game of darts.  The RSA community and staff are friendly and welcoming, it’s a great place to relax, have a drink and chat with friends.  Cookies restaurant is also at our location and has a great selection of food available. Find us at 21 Richardson Street

Cafe 4 U

Great vibe, great service, great people, and of course, great food. Homemade baking, cabinet food, and full breakfast and lunch menus - all made in house.


Gibbo's on the Wharf. Situated right on the wharf at Whakatane.  Open 7 days a week offering delicious Fish & Chips and fresh seafood.


Many of New Zealand favourite shops along with a great collection of boutiques