The Falls Retreat Eat, drink and stay - the perfect escape from your busy city life and an ideal stop while cycling the Hauraki Rail Trail. Whether you're part of a large group or looking for a romantic experience, hosts Brad King and Emma Walters welcome you. Enjoy slow cooked rustic food and warm hospitality in a beautiful setting. Located in the North Island's Karangahake Gorge, The Falls Retreat offers award winning dining. Charming "Bistro" restaurant serving wood fired food for lunch and dinner in a beautiful country setting. Open 5 days for lunch and dinner (closed Mondays and Tuesdays) from 11.30am - late.