Restaurants

Top Choice Deli in Blenheim

Burleigh

The humble pie rises to stratospheric heights at this fabulous deli; try the sweet pork-belly or savoury steak and blue cheese, or perhaps both. Fresh-filled baguettes, local sausage, French cheeses and great coffee…
Top Choice Deli in Geraldine

Talbot Forest Cheese

This little shop not only showcases the cheeses made on-site (including fine Parmesan and Gruyère), it doubles as a deli with all you need for a tasty picnic.
Deli in Taupo

Merchant

Championing NZ artisan producers and importing specialities from abroad, this grocery on the town fringe is a fruitful stop for those looking to stock up on supplies ranging from cheese to chocolate to craft beer. P…
Deli in Greytown

Schoc Chocolates

No picnic? No worries. Visit Schoc in its 1920s cottage on the main street. Divine flavours (Earl Grey, tangerine, bitter chilli) are worth every penny. Truffles, rocky road and peanut brittle, too. Free tastings an…
Deli in Geraldine

Barker's

Putting the pickle into the Cheese & Pickle Capital is Barker's, long-standing producer of fruity favourites including raspberry jam, tamarillo chutney and cherry juice. Buy some bread and cheese and find a picn…
Deli in Akaroa

Akaroa Butchery & Deli

A dream scenario for picnickers and self-caterers, this sharp butchery champions all manner of local produce from bread, salmon, cheese and pickles, to delicious pies, smallgoods and meat for the barbecue.
Deli in Christchurch

Canterbury Cheesemongers

Pop in to gather up artisanal cheese, bread and accompaniments such as pickles and smoked salmon, then get your espresso to go and head down the road to the Botanic Gardens for your picnic.
Deli in Far North Coromandel

Colville General Store

The quaint Colville General Store sells just about everything from organic food to petrol (warning: this is your last option for either).