Restaurants, Cafes and Wineries

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Hanmer Springs Farmers Market

Hanmer Springs Farmers Market has many local stallholders selling many locally produced goods, many designed or made by stallholders themselves. The market takes place from late October to the end of April each Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. 

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Waiau River Estate

Waiau River Estate showcases Hells Gate and Marble Point Wines for tasting and sales in their cellar door, as well Manuka or blended honey for sale. Waiau River Estate is a local winery located 13km from Hanmer Springs on the banks of the Waiau River. The cellar door is currently open Friday to Sunday from 10.30 am to 3 pm. 

Black Estate Restaurant and Cellar Door

Black Estate is a family-owned, boutique vineyard with a huge focus on organic and spray-free seasonal produce on their restaurant menu. The tasting room and eatery sit above Black Estate vineyard giving stunning views across the Waipara Valley. The restaurant is currently open for lunch Thursday to Monday inclusive - book to avoid disappointment. The team at Black Estate now offer a Black Estate To Go Hamper for gourmet pies and wine from their outdoor pie cart (on a first in basis). Grab a seat, enjoy a pie with a glass of wine or coffee complete with a rug and fire.

A winery tour of their Netherwood Vineyard may be looked by prior arrangement, it's a cosy affair so no more than 8 people per tour. The tour finishes with a seated tasting of 6 wines accompanied by snacks. Give them a call to see if you can secure a spot.

Pegasus Bay Winery 

This award-winning winery is family owned and operated and has been a serious contender in the New Zealand wine industry for many years. They offer wine tasting and sales from their cellar door Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. Pegasus Bay Winery is located just off the main road north of Christchurch en route to Hanmer Springs (45 minutes north of Christchurch and just 5 minutes north of Amberley).  

Greystone Wines

Greystone's cellar door is open for tastings and offers a special wine-paired tasting menu on the weekends. Open weekends from 11 am to 5 pm. 

Terrace Edge

This organic family-owned vineyard not only offers wine sales but also boasts an olive grove. Terrace Edge offers a wine and food experience in the form of a seated tasting with 5 wines and also tastings from the cellar door. Open Thursday to Sunday from 11 am to 4.30 pm.

The Boneline 

The Boneline welcomes you to their cellar door Thursday to Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm. During the weekends walk around their native garden and Vineyard Walkway to take in the beautiful views (45-minute walk).

Waipara Hills

Waipara Hills Winery and Cafe is open Thursday - Monday from 10 am - 5 pm. The cellar door is open for tastings of award-winning Waipara Hills and Saving Grace wines. Make a reservation at the cafe for lunch.


No.31 Restaurant and Bar

Experience evening dining in a beautiful villa, tasting using contemporary New Zealand cuisine and wines. Book to avoid disappointment. 

MK Restaurant

A special dinner venue with a high culinary experience using European flair and a reputation for delicious dumplings.

Monteith's Brewery Bar and Restaurant

West Coast style hospitality offering a great range of Monteith's draft beers. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Saints Cafe, Restaurant and Bar

Come here for pizza, stone grill and an a-la-carte menu.

Check out their numerous specials - Monday - half-price mussel pots, Tuesday - 2 for 1 pizza, Wednesday 2 for 1 stone grill, Thursday - $20 Ribs, Sunday - free barista coffee 9 am - 3 pm with meals. Check their website for weekend drinks specials.

Spice Village

Authentic Indian cuisine with the option to dine in or order takeaways.

The Tea Kiosk Cafe and Grill

Hanmer Springs Thermal Pool's cafe offers indoor or alfresco dining on the deck with fantastic views of the pools. Try their freshly made pizzas from their gas-fired pizza oven, order from the main menu or grab some sandwiches, snacks, ice cream or drinks - they have it covered.


Powerhouse Cafe

Fresh food made with passion for coffee, breakfast, lunch and sometimes dinner - Hanmer Springs gluten-free specialists.

The Roasted Bean

The Roasted Bean roasts their own beans on-site. They have an all-day menu for breakfast and lunch with a great keto range. Pizzas are on the menu from 5 pm with delivery available.

Mumbles Cafe

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner also offering great food and service.

Captain Mike's Fish and Chips

Captain Mike's is located at 4 Conical Hill Road.

Mr Yunan Takeaways

Takeaways and deliveries available, and often runs specials and offers through their Facebook page, including a daily giveaway of a free meal.

Piccolino's  Cafe Italiano

Tasty pasta and homemade quality pizza.

P.J.'s Chalet

A great place to get awesome burgers, fish and chips, ice creams and drinks in the village. Gluten-free fish and chips available.