Relax in the country

 Come and visit our factory set in tranquil country surroundings and enjoy the best organic coffee in the region - Coffee LaLa.  Choose from our menu of cheese boards, pizzas, cakes, muffins, kids snack platters, ice cold beer, cider, wine and much more. Watch the cheese being made, have a browse in our gift shop or pet the animals in our animal farm.

Dogs are welcome outside but must be on a leash and kept away from the animals. 
4 Wainui Road
Matatoki 3578

We are on the Thames-Paeroa Highway (State Highway 26) approx 5km south of Kopu, and 11 km from Thames.
​Cafe Hours:

Monday: 9am - 4pm
Tuesday: 9am - 4pm
Wednesday: 9am - 4pm
Thursday: 9am - 4pm
Friday: 9am  - 4pm
Saturday: 9am - 4pm
Sunday: 9am - 4pm

Public Holidays 10am - 4pm (with surcharge)
Closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day (and possibly Anzac Day)
Get in touch
Phone: 07 868 1284  
 Bookings and parties
Children's birthday parties can be booked with us and we can arrange a menu for you, including the Birthday Cake if you want.  If you have quite a big group that want to come to the cafe, a booking would be appreciated. Give us a ring on 07 868 1284, stop by, or email Pip on 

​For enquiries regarding the cheese side of the business please email Cathy on or phone 07 868 1284

Bike here
​The Hauraki Rail Trail is 30m down Wainui Road at the back of the farm. Those wishing to park their cars and ride from here are welcome. Find out more at the Hauraki Rail Trail website -

We also allow up to two camper vans to park overnight in the car park for $15 a night.

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Phone: 07 868 1284

Built it myself