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New Zealand Restaurants, Cafes and Dining Guide

New Zealand has a great selection of cuisine and dining options where you can experience fantastic NZ food and wine.

New Zealand's Pacific rim cuisine takes influences from Polynesia, Europe and Asia which is reflected in the food.

As New Zealand has thriving farming and fishing industries, diners are spolit for choice for cuisine from both land and sea.

The famous Kiwi beef and lamb is commonly featured on menus, as is fresh seafood and a variety of fresh and local produce.

World class restaurants can be found in New Zealands larger towns and cities, cafes and bistros are popular for casual alfresco dining, many vineyards in New Zealand operate cafes serving mouth watering dishes, and gastro pub cuisine can be found in many local bars.

 New Zealand's international standard of cuisine attracts both Kiwi's and tourists to the many dining establishments around the country, many child friendly, most with extensive wine lists featuring quality NZ wines, and all with a passion for quality New Zealand ingredients.

Below is a selection of restaurants in New Zealand, available for casual dining, private functions and venues for special occasions



Cambridge Hotel Wellington

Cambridge Hotel, Wellington

Centrally located historic hotel with bar & bistro. Backpacker dorms, ensuite & family rooms to suit all budgets.
Castaways Resort Auckland

Castaways Resort, Karioitahi Beach, Auckland

Spectacular ocean front destination. Well appointed chalets & studios, wedding & conference venue, day spa, glam camping, package deals.
Stewart Island luxury lodge

Church Hill Boutique Lodge & Restaurant, Stewart Island

Stand-alone guest suites overlooking Halfmoon Bay, 5 min walk to Oban township. Onsite restaurant emphasising on fresh local produce, homemade…
Auckland dinosaur gully

Crystal Mountain, Auckland Theme Park & Crystal Mountain Caf…

A fun experience for the whole family; crystal mine museum & gallery, animal park, children's rides, rollercoaster, dinosaur gully +…
Donegal House Kaikoura

Donegal House, Kaikoura

Private guest rooms & campground set in magnificent gardens. Restaurant & Irish bar, a unique setting for Conferences, Weddings &…
Elizas Manor Christchurch

Elizas Manor, Christchurch Central City

Refurbished historic hotel offering restaurant & bar, luxury accommodation and a function facility. High tea on Sundays. Central location.
Esplanade Apartments Whitianga

Esplanade Apartments, Whitianga

Central waterfront 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments with resort-style facilities. Restaurant, Heated Pool & Spa.
Canterbury High Country Experience NZ

Flock Hill Lodge High Country Experience, Flock Hill, Canter…

Perfect family or ski holiday, 1.5hrs from Christchurch or Greymouth. Venue, Self-contained motels, Cottages & Backpackers in shearer's quarters.
Hanmer Pitch n Putt

Hanmer Pitch n Putt - Golf Course & Cafe, Hanmer Springs

18 hole course with wildlife, natural water hazards & picnic areas. Ideal for golfers, families, groups & functions. Licensed cafe…
Hokianga Harbour Hotel Kohukohu

Hokianga Harbour Hotel, Kohukohu, Hokianga

Historic hotel across the road from the harbour jetty offering accommodation, cafe & bar; perfect for small group bookings or…