Restaurants

Top Choice Bistro in Methven

Dubliner

This authentically Irish bar and restaurant is housed in Methven's lovingly restored old post office. Great food includes pizza, Irish stew and other hearty fare suitable for washing down with a pint of craft beer.
Cafe in Methven

Cafe 131

Polished timber and lead-light windows lend atmosphere to this conservative but reliable local favourite. Highlights include good coffee, tasty all-day breakfasts and admirable home-baking, with a tipple on offer sh…
Bakery in Selwyn District

Famous Sheffield Pie Shop

Heaven forbid you should blink and miss this roadside bakery, a stellar purveyor of meat pies produced here in more than 20 varieties. While you're at it, snaffle a bag of its exemplary afghan biscuits – such cornfl…
Cafe in Mt Somers

Staveley Store

Call into this cute little country store for a cheese roll, a sausage roll, a salad roll, ice cream or basic groceries. Also sells hut tickets for the Mt Somers track.
Japanese in Methven

Aqua

A ski-season stalwart with unpredictable summer hours (so ring ahead), this tiny restaurant sports kimono-clad waitresses and traditional Japanese cuisine including yakisoba (fried noodles), ramen (noodle soup) and …
Cafe in Arthur's Pass

Wobbly Kea

Don your big-eatin' pants for breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Wobbly Kea which offers a short menu of stodgy but tasty home-cooked meals such as meaty stew and curry. Pricey pizza ($33) is available to takeaway, a…
Cafe in Arthur's Pass

Arthur’s Pass Store & Cafe

You want it, this is your best chance, with odds-on for egg sandwiches, hot chips, good coffee, petrol and basic groceries.
Cafe in Methven

Cafe Primo

A huge room full of secondhand curiosities is the main reason to visit this side-street cafe.
Supermarket in Methven

Supervalue Supermarket

Good wine and beer selection.