The Shires Rest offers a tranquil setting for you to enjoy a great cup of coffee and a meal. Enjoy the unique hobbit-like environment of the Kaimai Room or on a nice day, you can relax on the balcony, enjoying the most stunning views of rural New Zealand.
Established in 2003 and officially opened by the Prime Minister the Rt Hon Helen Clark in December 2004, The Shires Rest has two entertainment rooms, quality hobbit styled rest room amenities, catering and fully licensed bar facilities.
There is ample free parking including larger parks for campervans.
We have set menus but we can also design menus to suit your specific needs, whether it is ’finger food’ or sit down meals with several courses. We have various room sizes, and we can cater for groups of any size. To view our menus and read more, please click here.
We can also cater for:
- In-Bound Tour Groups
- Christmas functions
- Private/Special Occasions
- Training/Team Building
- Customised/Themed Events
We are able to organise customised events and prices are available upon enquiry. We can cater to your individual needs/budgets and would be happy to design a package to match your requirements. Just contact us for an obligation free chat.
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*Note 4:05pm departure operates 20 August to 20 May inclusive.