The Moutere Inn
The oldest pub functioning in its original building in Aotearoa and proud of it, The Moutere Inn is a definite destination in this part of Te Waipounamu.
Deville is quite possibly Nelson’s best-kept hospitality secret.
TOAD Hall Café
TOAD Hall Café in Motueka is one of those places you enter once by chance, and never pass up again.
Walk through a pair of bright pink gates on the main street of Motueka to discover a secret garden that is Bloom Café.
Keen to find that secret local’s coffee spot in Māpua? Make a stop at Java Hut on the main road into town.
It’s hard to find a more picturesque spot for brunch than Alberta’s at Māpua Wharf.
Golden Bear Brewing Company
Golden Bear Brewing Company opened its doors back in 2008 and quickly became a hub of great beer, honest food, and regular live music.
The Smoking Barrel
The Smoking Barrel is a bit of a Motueka institution. The family-owned and operated restaurant specialises in low & slow American style BBQ, statement burgers, and gourmet donuts.
The Free House
Once you’ve stumbled by The Free House once, you’re bound to return.
Sublime Roastery & Brew Bar
A place to appreciate coffee in its purest form.
A celebration of South-East Asian street food and hawker markets.
Taproom, brewery and restaurant all under the same roof.
East St Café
A pioneer in plant-based fare.
You'll find delicious burgers, outrageously lush shakes, nostalgic tunes and good vibes here.
Red Gallery & Café
Sit amongst art while sipping a great cup of coffee.
Arden + Porta Via
Arden is a culinary experience you shouldn’t leave Nelson without enjoying.
The Boat Shed
Come dine with sea at Boat Shed Café.
Hardy St Eatery
Celebrating honest food in all its glory is what Hardy St Eatery does best.
Bustling with locals on any given day.
Urban Oyster Bar & Eatery
The stars of the show, as the name suggests, are oysters.