We scoured the region to find Southland's best restaurants.
Discover them with our Neat Places guide.
The First Timer’s Guide To Dining In Invercargill
You may only be a few minutes from the city, but Ziffs has a knack for making you feel a world away.
If a flavourful meal in a cosy, inviting atmosphere is what you’re after in this southern city, then look no further.
Walking into the traditional, elegant dining room of Emberz, tucked inside the Ascot Park Hotel, feels like a personal invite to linger over a long dinner.
Amigo's Mexican Grill
The cheerful, upcycled decor and friendly staff will welcome you with open arms at this Mexican food establishment, and a margarita won’t be far behind.
Tuatara Café & Bar
A brewery, craft beer bar and pizzeria rolled into one, visit Tuatara Café to enjoy all of the above in one of Dee Street’s historic buildings.
Perched above the Pacific, Oyster Cove serves up the best of the best when it comes to Aotearoa’s seafood.
The Beachhouse feels like your mate’s bach and keeps visitors coming back with some of the best seafood chowder down south.
Named for Buster Crabb, a Royal Navy frogman who inspired the James Bond character, this is the place for a bit of mystery, intrigue and great food.
This restaurant has managed to keep the best of Southland hospitality, food and drink at its core for 55 years.