With COVID-19, Alert level Orange we're delighted to be open for business! 

Please note wearing a mask is mandatory unless eating or drinking at the café. 

The whole complex is open from 10am to 4pm at the weekend.

Our delicious treats are ready for you to purchase in store, The Chocolate/Fudge shop has moved into the Pantry Shop, hours 9am to 4pm weekdays, 10am to 4pm weekends, so you can buy all your treats in one place, you can also order online or over the phone. They will be dispatched by post/courier as usual, or you are welcome to pick up in store.

Also please note:  Some of our tours are not available at this time.  We are not only looking after The Team at Silky Oak, but also New Zealand's Team of 5 million.  If you are interested in a tour please check with us either by phone: 06 8450908, or email:

CAFÉ ENTRY, Vaccine Passes

To our lovely customers, from 3rd December 2021 Vaccine Passes will be mandatory as per the Government mandate

This means all people aged 12 and above will need to show their Vaccine pass on entry to our Café.  Even if you are seated outside.

Vaccine Passes will be viewed/scanned at the counter.

Please be kind to our staff, who are doing their job in very trying circumstances.  Any intimidation or bad language to our staff will result in NO ENTRY

You must still sign or scan in for contact tracing.

We have had no input into these mandates however we are tasked with enforcing them, so we may continue to operate as a hospitality venue.

We take these mandates seriously as we employ a number of amazing people who we wish to continue to employ, as we also wish to continue to look after our team of 5 million