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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



Pavilions Beachfront Apartments Mt Maunganui

The Pavilions Beachfront Apartments, Mt Maunganui

1, 2 & 3 brm boutique beachfront apartments directly opposite beach. Onsite restaurant. Short walk to main shopping centre, hot…
Prince Albert Backpackers Nelson

The Prince Albert Backpackers & Bar, Nelson

Centrally located backpacker & private rooms (all with ensuite), restaurant & bar. Free breakfast for guests. Walk to city centre.
The Royal Hotel Naesby New Zealand

The Royal Hotel, Naseby, Central Otago

An historic hotel near Central Otago vineyards & attractions with accommodation, outdoor bar and dining & banquet room.
New Zealand Salmon shop

The Salmon Farm Cafe & Shop, Paringa Valley

Shop, cafe and salmon ponds in a native forest setting approximately 1 hour drive from Fox Glacier or Haast.
The Waterfront Hotel New Plymouth

The Waterfront Hotel, New Plymouth

New Plymouth's newest and only hotel on the Waterfront, Salt Restaurant, function venue, accommodation packages
Tongariro Lodge Turangi

Tongariro Lodge, Turangi

NZ's most iconic trout fishing lodge on the Tongariro River. Luxury chalets, gourmet dining, conference & wedding venue.
Trailways Hotel Nelson

Trailways Hotel, Nelson

One of Nelson’s most stylish venues in a central location with hotel rooms, award winning The Tide's Restaurant & conference…
Wellington City budget hotel

Trinity Hotel, Wellington City

Inner city hotel at an affordable price. Ideal for business or leisure. Restaurant, cocktail bar & free venue hire.
Waiau Hotel Tuatapere

Waiau Hotel, Tuatapere

A true country hotel, cafe, bar & bistro. An affordable place to stay, ideal for walkers of the Hump Ridge…
Waikite Valley Hot Pools

Waikite Valley Thermal Pools & Camp Ground, Waikite Valley

Geothermally heated hot pools in a natural setting. Campground & cafe, experience the 'Living Waters' of the Te Manaroa Spring