One of the most exciting parts of travelling is enjoying local meals at local food establishments, and it is no different for visitors to Whakatane. However, in as much as you might want the best of the best, sometimes you will need to think about your budget. This list of some of the most affordable dining options in the area is your perfect guide.
1. Ohiwa Oyster Farm
Along Wainui Road, in Ohope, you will find Ohiwa Oyster Farm where you can have quite affordable seafood. From sandwiches to burgers and other takeaway options, you will not miss out on something to eat.
2. Deli Roasts
This is another very affordable fast food restaurant. It is found along Richardson Street. Here you can order a few roast dishes, and there are plenty of sandwiches and rolls to take away. The average meal is typically under NZ$12.
3. Mr Sushi
Asian food lovers have not been left behind. At Mr Sushi, you can order an affordable and satisfying meal for as low as NZ$10. Some of your options will include teriyaki chicken, crumbed pork and seafood yaki.
4. Café Coco
There’s always something warm about cafés in a local town. This is the kind of experience you will find at Café Coco, along 10 Richardson Street. You can get refreshed by their organic coffee and get amazing snacks to accompany it.
Are you a lover of Indian and Thai foods? If you are, then this is one of the most affordable Indian food places you will find around Whakatane. With prices as low as NZ$11, you can have a fantastic lunch. Takeaway services are available as well.
For most people, cooking food may be the cheaper option, but sometimes you might not have the time or the place for that. In such cases, visit some of the locations listed above for an amazing and affordable lunch in Whakatane.