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Casita Miro (1)

Casita Miro (1)

Jun 25, 2015 Restaurants

Casita Miro


3 Brown Rd, Waiheke. Ph 372-7854,
Winter: Lunch Thursday-Monday, dinner Friday-Saturday. Summer: Lunch 7 days, dinner Thursday-Sunday. $$

Runner-up, Best Destination Restaurant / Finalist, Best Shared Table


The large plates to share in this Spanish-themed rural idyll are raciones; the small ones, of course, are tapas. The sherries are worth rethinking your afternoon for. Ask for a flight, from dry-
as-a-bone to liquid Christmas cake, or just specify your fancy.

The wines, presented with a broad wink to their seductive power, are delicious too. Chef Cristian Hossack serves the perfect matches, from the honeyed olives all the way to slow-cooked meats, and the whole affair is presided over by Waiheke’s queens of the restaurant floor, Cat Vosper (centre) and Clare Dunleavy.

A favourite dish: chef’s fiesta menu — have a party at your table with four courses for just $75 a head.


4 Spoons

Shared-plate options
Good for vegetarians
Free-range chicken and/or pork
Takes large groups
Craft beer selection
Good for kids