Wild Rose does the best impersonation of an Auckland cafe on the island, albeit with the addition of local crowd-pleasers such as toasted sandwiches and burgers. It uses free-range, organic and sustainable local pro…
While it doesn’t live up to the promise of its quirky name, this is the best gap filler in the centre of the island, serving cooked breakfasts, nachos, salads and pies.
This lively, child-friendly pub has a changing menu of seafood, steak and burgers, and is the island’s main social centre. Rub shoulders with local musos on jam nights.
Serving simple but satisfying meals in large portions, this popular haunt has an inviting deck overlooking the harbour. There’s also a cheaper menu in the bar.
In the heart of Tryphena, this well-stocked grocery shop doubles as the bakery, gift shop and post office.