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Beach House

Looking over Taramea Bay, Beach House is a stylish, comfortable cafe famous for seafood, especially its creamy chowder studded with juicy mussels and hunks of salmon. On a sunny day with a warm breeze wafting off...

Cafe in Riverton

Postmaster Bakery

Inside the charming 1911-built post office, find great pies, frittatas and the best custard squares for miles. The soups change daily, full breakfasts ($16) are huge and there's sushi between October and March.

Cafe in Riverton

Crib Cafe

A rewarding stop for a quick looseleaf tea or espresso, or perhaps for contemporary daytime food like green-lipped mussel fritters or the house Benedict with Southland ham. Don't leave without grabbing something...