Housed in a replica settler’s cottage, relaxed Redcliff offers generous fine-dining in a convivial atmosphere backed by sharp service. The predominantly locally sourced food is truly terrific: try the wild venison o…
The bumper selection includes venison, lamb and mint, and fruit pies. There are a few pavement tables, but sitting and munching beside the lake is nicer.
Lovely Bev walks the talk, hires tramping and camping equipment, and sells dehydrated meals. From May to October she's only open by prior arrangement.
Tramping and camping equipment for sale, or hire, plus bike rental (half-/full day $30/50).
This corner bar with pavement seating is a sound choice for supping a pint or two of Mac's beer. The kitchen dishes up marginally trendy gastropub and cafe fare, opening for breakfast daily in summer.
Clocking the most local votes for the town's best espresso, simple but satisfying Sandfly is a top spot to enjoy an all-day breakfast, soup, sandwich or sweet treat, while listening to cruisy music or sunning yourse…
A decent-sized supermarket right in the middle of town.
Popular with locals for its generous pub meals, head to the Ranch for a quality Sunday roast dinner ($15), Thursday jam night or a big sports match.
Head to this rough-edged waterfront bar for a late-afternoon beer and bar snacks on the patio.
By the lake, this set of outdoor aviaries offers a chance to see native bird species difficult to spot in the wild, including the precious icon of Fiordland, the extremely rare takahe.