Restaurants

Top Choice Pizza in Hokitika

Fat Pipi Pizza

Vegetarians, carnivores and everyone in between will be salivating for the pizza (including a whitebait version) made with love right before your eyes. Lovely cakes, honey buns and Benger juices, too. Best enjoyed i…
Top Choice Modern NZ in Fox Glacier

Matheson Cafe

Next to Lake Matheson, this cafe does everything right: sharp architecture that maximises inspiring mountain views, strong coffee, craft beers and upmarket fare from a smoked-salmon breakfast bagel, to slow-cooked l…
Pub Food in Westport & Around

Star Tavern

A motto of 'arrive as strangers, leave as friends' is backed up at this rural tavern handily positioned near Cape Foulwind. It dishes up generously proportioned grub in its old-fashioned dining room, a warm welcome,…
Fish & Chips in Jackson Bay Road

Cray Pot

With good timing you will arrive when the Cray Pot is open. This place is just as much about the dining room (a caravan) and location (looking out over the bay) as it is about the honest seafood, including a good fe…
Cafe in Fox Glacier

Last Kitchen

Making the most of its sunny corner location with outside tables, the Last Kitchen is a good option, serving contemporary fare, such as haloumi salad, pistachio-crusted lamb and genuinely gourmet burgers. It also sa…
Cafe in Greymouth

DP1 Cafe

A stalwart of the Greymouth cafe scene, this hip joint serves great espresso, along with good-value grub. Groovy tunes, wi-fi, local art and quayside tables make this a welcoming spot to linger. Swing in for the $6 …
Cafe in Hokitika

Ramble + Ritual

Tucked away near the Clock Tower, this gallery-cum-cafe is a stylish little spot to linger over great espresso, delicious fresh baking and simple, healthy salads made to order. The ginger oaty may well be the best i…
Pizza in Murchison & Buller Gorge

Cow Shed

In the garage of the Lazy Cow backpackers, the cute Cow Shed restaurant is a deservedly popular option for its homey, good-value meals served in intimate surrounds. There's takeaway pizza for those who can't get a t…
Pub Food in Karamea & Around

Karamea Village Hotel

Here lies simple pleasures and proper hospitality: a game of pool, a pint of ale, and a tasty roast dinner followed by old-fashioned pudding.
Modern NZ in Franz Josef Glacier

Alice May

A faux Tudor corner pub with pastoral chic, mellow vibe and family-friendly attitude, Alice May serves up meaty meals with $20 options, including a daily roast, pasta, and venison burger, with sirloin steak and fish…