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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



Te Anau function venue

Fiordland Hotel, Te Anau

Accommodation to suit every budget. Function Centre, House Bar, Heated Pool & Spas. Easy walk to Lake Te Anau &…
Furneaux Lodge Queen Charlotte Sound Marlborough hotel NZ

Furneaux Lodge, Queen Charlotte Sound, Marlborough Sounds

Lodge on the Queen Charlotte Track in the stunning Marlborough Sounds, bush retreat accommodation and venue for weddings & functions.
Gateway North Motel Kaiwaka

Gateway North Motel & Coffeepot, Kaiwaka, Northland

Self-contained units, cafe, campervan parking & venue, 20 mins to Mangawhai Beach,Waipu Cove & Matakohe. Whangarei 45 min away.
Hotel Wellington Harbour

Grand Mercure Wellington Central City Apartments, Wellington…

54 self contained & serviced rooms located just minutes away from The Terrace, Lambton Quay, Courtenay Place & main tourist…
Headlands Hotel Opunake

Headlands Hotel, Opunake

Opunake's newest luxury hotel, restaurant & venue just off Surf Highway 45, 100m from Opunake Beach, home of legendary surf…
Herzog Winery Blenheim

Herzog Winery, Restaurant & Vineyard Cottage, Blenheim

A winery, award winning restaurant and vineyard cottage accommodation all in one location close to Blenheim Airport, holiday packages available
High Country Salmon Twizel

High Country Salmon, Twizel

A working salmon farm & floating shop with free fish feeding, cafe & shop. Buy delicious fresh salmon, sashimi &…
High Peaks Hotel Fox Glacier

High Peaks Hotel, Fox Glacier

Relaxed hotel style accommodation in a peaceful rural location with magnificent views of Aoraki Mt Cook & Mt Tasman
Hillside Hotel Hamilton

Hillside Hotel, Taupiri Ranges

A 4 star country retreat on the Taupiri Ranges between Auckland & Hamilton. A stunning location for weddings & functions.
Hilton Hotel Taupo

Hilton Lake Taupo Hotel

Hilton Lake Taupo, with its magnificent views over New Zealand’s largest lake and beyond, is the regions only 5 Star…