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Zephyr Restaurant
93/100 (819 ratings)
Restaurants
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Fish
Main Fish
Pork
Confit Duck with Roasted Potatoes
Pork Belly
Riley Steak with Bone Marrow
Ribeye steak
Affogato
Seafood chowder
Fish of the Day
Margherita
Salad
Seasonal Vegetables
Aperol Spritz
Duck
Market Fish
Mussels
Salmon Gravlax
Salmon
Salad
Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart with Raspberry and White Chocolate Ice Cream
Top Steak
Polenta Fries and Mussels
Chowder
Chicken - Roasted Stuffed Breast
Cheesecake
Nanny Goat Pinot Noir
Lamb
Stuffed Chicken Breast with Roasted Potatoes
Sit down
Gift Cards Available
Full Bar
Accepts Credit Cards
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Street Parking
Reservations
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Wine and Beer
Mid-range
"Excellent service from the moment we sat down. Lovely waiter, interesting, unhurried and very attentive. The meals were superb only the venison..."
Maria Van kuyk
"I would have liked to have awarded Zephyr five stars because when it arrived the food was very good. There were two waitresses on duty, with about a..."
Hamish Pringle
"What an amazingly delicious meal. Service was outstanding and food was so much more than we ever expected. Best Seafood Chowder ever, best Salmon..."
Melissa Prosser
"Great friendly service. The food was excellent both in preparation and presentation. Good wine menu. Highly recommended - in a central..."
Lynne Paskaleff
"We went out for dinner with friends to Zephyr restaurant, and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The food was absolutely delicious, cooked to perfection..."
Sarahjane Murray
"The Zephyr came highly recommended and with good reason! Our meal was superbly cooked- light, super tasty and left us with enough room for dessert -..."
Stuart Brander
"The entrees of bread and dips was amazing. Probably the best entrees I have tasted in awhile. Great tasty portion for the main meal. The staff were..."
Elroy 0kada
"Wow! An awesome restaurant. Can’t fault this at all, and I almost never give out 5 stars. On a rainy winter night we were warmly welcomed in,..."
Kathy Viney
"Our best meal on the South Island, this place is the real deal. We went both nights we were in Kaikoura. Only slightly more expensive than the pub..."
Paul Brandenburg
"Beautiful fine dining experience, excellent service and reasonably priced. Well worth giving this place a..."
sallyre74
"Very nice food!! (The fish of the day backed with lemon and butter sauce) the desert and the wine… everything super tasty. Very nice customer..."
Renata Furtado
"Extremely nice and accommodating staff, but their food is truly top tier. Sometimes visiting a small town the food options can be hit or miss but..."
Patrick Whitney
"My wife and I had dinner at Zephyr on 22 July 2023, and it was excellent. The baked cheesecake was the best I had ever tasted (and I'm old enough to..."
Ian Viney
"The food was delicious and service fab. We dined at 8.30pm so it was..."
Suzi Salisbury
"Had a lovely evening meal here. Fortunately I reserved a table earlier in the day. Wait staff were attentive and professional. Atmosphere was..."
Robert Day
"We had the most amazing meal when we went to Zephyr last weekend. Service was very good and we ordered the Lamb shoulder to share (between 2 people)...."
Chris and Ross Kibblewhite
"Nice to find a place that is passionate about their food. Good service and recommendations. The Snapper was beautifully cooked. Definitely worth a..."
Mike Hall
Nin's Bin
89/100 (1006 ratings)
Restaurants
Quick Bites
New Zealand
Seafood
Seafood
Gluten Free Options
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
Fish & chips
Fish
烤龙虾
Battered Fish and Chips
Steamed Mussels in White Wine
Beer Battered Chips
Lobster
Cray Fish
Mussels
Crayfish with Garlic Butter
Crayfish Mussels
Cray Tail and Chips
Tapas
Cut Cold with Lemon Crayfish and Chips
Tacos
Whitebait Fritter Mate
Cray Tail and Fries
Langustenschwanz
Crawfish
Cray with Mussels
Catfish
Fresh Crayfish with Lemon and Eer Battered Fish with Chipsb
Fresh Crayfish with Lemon and Chips
Sit down
Seafood
New Zealand
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Parking Available
Free off-street parking
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Street Parking
Waterfront
Mid-range
"It was a homely experience overall. The service was quite fast and the owner was lovely and helpful. Recommended the crayfish and white bait sammie!..."
Inthavath Douangta
"Once in a lifetime stop over. Should know the history of how the business name 'Nin' comes from. Really good fish n chips, not forgetting the..."
Ken Wai
"Our dinner was absolutely fantastic, we kept going on about how delicious the fish was. Our mussels were so tasty too. We'll be back to try the..."
sophie bell
"Love when there are educational values at places that we visit & dine in. Not necessarily more affordable than other seafood places along the state..."
Edna Luah
"Amazing food, service and views. You choose the crayfish you’d like (prices are all labelled) and have the option of eating it cold or heated with..."
Bonnie W
"Amazing crayfish, friendly staff and great atmosphere. Highly reccomend such a awesome place and experience. Food is so..."
Meighan Weber
"Loved the food and the "atmosphere" of having seafood in the outdoors - totally rocking the NZ vibes! Had the lobster with garlic butter and mussels..."
Joshua Chin
"Epic Fish & Chips and Mussels by the shorelines ! The shop keeper was super cool and friendly. They were very generous with their meat to flour ratio..."
Ching Wen Jun
"Awesome place to try the famous New Zealand crayfish. We had one with garlic butter and it just tasted delicious! The fish & chips were also very..."
Marisa Frerichs
"We had our first taste of New Zealand Crayfish here and it did not disappoint. The crayfish with lemon was delicious and it tasted so fresh. The fish..."
Dana Yam
"The freshest of the freshest, highly recommend. Keep supporting local business. Keep up the good work NINS BIN..."
Neeraj Kumar maharana
"Stopped here each time I did a road trip through the South Island to get crayfish for lunch. A lovely little shop with picnic tables nearby that you..."
Hannah-Jayne Rodokal
"Great heritage Crayfish place by the sea for a wholesome kai "Koura" crayfish experience. About 20 mins drive north from Kaikoura along SH..."
Sabyasachi Banerjee
"Can't recommend enough, food was fresh and tasted amazing! The crayfish was meaty and cooked well, the fish was some of the best we've had and the..."
Adrian Lim
"Super fresh crayfish , highly..."
JENNY WANG
"Working opposite the caravan last week.....popped accross the road for some fresh fish- no fresh fish available so grabbed the steamed mussels &..."
Gavin Bell
"We are driving towards Kaikoura on the coast looking for photo opportunities, food and toilet and we come to this establishment. Ticked all the..."
john jackson
Karaka Lobster
86/100 (490 ratings)
Restaurants
Quick Bites
Fast Food
Fast food
Seafood
New Zealand
Seafood
Healthy
Cafe
Healthy
Cafe
Lunch
Brunch
Breakfast
Fish
Crayfish Lobster
Crayfish Lunch
NZ Crayfish
Crayfish Combo
Whitebait Lunch
Chocolate Raspberry Muffin
What's Left of Our Crayfish Meal
Lobster
Freshly Crooked Crayfish and Seafood Chowder
Crayfish Fish & Chips Whitebait
Lobster with Fries and Salad
Gluten Free Battered Fish and Chips
Fish 'N Chips
Crawfish
Whitebait Fritter
Catfish
Half Lobster Combo
Café
Healthy
Café
Fast food
Seafood
New Zealand
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Accepts Visa
Waterfront
Beach
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Gift Cards Available
Parking Available
Free off-street parking
Accepts Credit Cards
Dog Friendly
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Mid-range
"The freshest lobster I have ever had in NZ. They catch their lobsters daily and cook them to sell on the day. (You could buy and take away alive..."
Amy
"Dropped by here on my way to Blenheim to try out the crayfish/lobster as it was recommended by one of my peers in NZ. Lobster was served with aioli..."
David Popperfield
"We travelled from Christchurch for a day trip and chose Karaka Lobster to be our food destination. We wanted to give fresh lobster a go as we've..."
Nancy Lan Watkinson
"Lovely place and a worth it crayfish lobster to reward ourselves after a long drive from Auckland. Coffee, was a bit of a meh. The view is amazing...."
danielleleilalu
"A lovely pull in off the road for quality food and drink. Local freshly caught and cooked 🦞 lobster served by very friendly staff. Good ♿️..."
Carl Hill
"One of New Zealand’s famous tourist towns, primarily known for whale watching, swimming with dolphins, and enjoying lobster! In the Māori..."
彭笙瑞
"Ordered hot chips and they were nice and tasty. As for the crayfish. They were being sold by weight which is very reasonable. Fully recommend this..."
David M Pelasio
"Cute place. Fabulous views. Great place to chill..."
lindy jarvis
"Luckily we turned up before the lunch call, we had a cray for brunch, and even saw John Key dropped in by helicopter for their famous sausage..."
Ian Greer
"Fantastic treat, for lunch crayfish n chips, super friendly staff in a beautiful..."
Murray & Karen Anderson
Hislops Wholefood Cafe
86/100 (671 ratings)
Restaurants
Soups
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Cafe
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast
Dinner
Lunch
Brunch
After-hours
Fish
Fish Sandwich
Sandwiches
Nachos
Burger
Eggs Benedict
Toasts
Carrot Cake
Halloumi
Cakes
Salad
Mussels
Salmon
Lamb
"Wonderful spot to stop at for lunch. Tried the salmon quesadilla and the cacao beef nachos, both were of good quality and the service was good. Nice..."
Henry MD
"LOVED IT! We went for the nachos and the chicken tostada for lunch and both were gone in the blink of an eye while the kids meals were equally..."
Russell King
"Great food. Had the eggs Benedict and they were great. The soup of the day was very good and the eggs and avocado where tasty. The fresh juice was a..."
Christiana Smyrilli
"The best breakfast in Kaikoura, hands down. You know how a lot of places do Eggs Benedict, and you taste them and you just end up with that fatty..."
Andrew Johnson (AJ)
"A bit pricey, but the food and the service is good. They also have a cosy outdoor which is really good when the sun is out. I ordered an energizer..."
A-L J
"Big portions and the flavor is there as well! Service is friendly and warm. Awesome brunch for our weekend trip. Will come back again for..."
Le W
"Great place for breakfast. The coffee was great. Just the way we drink it. Strong. Food is..."
Marin Ianev
"A cafe amongst the container precinct in the middle of Kaikoura town centre. It has a modern decor with fierce timber look and a hip millennial feel..."
Pleayo Tovaranonte
"Very amazing staff and beautiful cafe! It's a bit pricy but the food is worth it. We'd come..."
Jasmin Jäger
"Went in for breakfast, hand the eggs Benny. Coffee was yum, food was yum, service was quick and good. All round great..."
Jenn Shraga
"Very nice and cute place. The food was very good. The lemon crumble was DELICIOUS. I would love to have the..."
Viviane Kas
"Excellent excellent service and the food was delicious. The staff was very knowledgeable and provided great recommendations on meals and drinks. ..."
Ben Krehbiel
"Delicious and healthy food, vegetarian options available. We loved the lunch ans breakfast and will come back one day..."
S C
"Best breakfast place in Kaikoura. Good coffee, delicious food, lovely staff and cozy..."
Sarah
"ABSOLUTELY LOVE!!! Delightful staff.... Fantastic food and coffee... WiFi.... Nice clean bathrooms... General warm atmosphere..."
Deena D'Clute
"amazing food, great environment and nice..."
סתו מלצר
"Excellent service and delicious wholesome food! We went for lunch and shared the lentil burger with my sister. The staff were super sweet as they..."
Melissa
"What a lovely cafe! Inviting, warm, beautifully laid out restaurant with ample garden + patio space. Excellent service, great coffee, and I had an..."
Julie Pirkle
"Such a fantastic place for coffee and breakfast. The coffee is the best I have had here in NZ (and i love my coffee so that is a compliment!) And the..."
Amy Bowles
Beach House Cafe
83/100 (1049 ratings)
Quick Bites
New Zealand
Cafe
Vegan Options
Cafe
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Breakfast
Lunch
Brunch
Drinks
Mocha
Bacon and eggs
Lemonade
Burger
Blueberry Pancakes
Eggs Benedict
Cheese Scone
Corn Fritters
Toasts
Greek Wrap
Burger
Souvlaki
Pancakes
Poached Eggs with Avocado Toast
Cakes
Vegan Stack
Chai Latte with Almond Milk
Fish
Salad
Eggs on Rosti with Salmon
Coffee
Muffin
Salmon
Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese Bagels
Cappuccino
Seafood chowder
hot chocolate
Chowder
Sit down
Café
New Zealand
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Highchairs Available
Serves Alcohol
Free Wifi
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Drinks
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Mid-range
"10/10 You have to stop in for a coffee to take away or sit in and relax in the cozy home or out the front in the court yard looking at the incredible..."
Chloe Davis
"Visited Beach House Café a few times. And this is one of my go-to-breakfast places in town. Big boy was definitely superb and the seafood chowder..."
Tara.Czhatz
"Best vegan breakfast (the vegan stack)! Amazing presentation, taste, and atmosphere. Would highly recommend to anyone. You’re missing out if you..."
Trina L
"Was going to write arguably but there’s not argument. The best cafe in New Zealand it was so good I had the same thing twice and way too many of..."
merick moss
"Best vibes! Comfortable seating with great options inside and out. Staff are all friendly and genuinely look like they enjoy life and it projects..."
Katie Baldwin
"The vegan stack was really tasty, the oat hot chocolate was a bit disappointing as all I could taste was oat milk, although it looked really good..."
Aisling Byrne
"perfect food, great service. lovely..."
Rodrigo Silva Freitas
"This place is phenomenal. Really lovely staff. Easy to get to. Open early. The decor, vibe, atmosphere is so chill and cool and inviting. The food -..."
Leigh Anne Darilek
"Really nice café with good coffee, food and very friendly staff :) We came here a few times and it was very nice every time. I highly recommend the..."
Ines Kuster
"Food here was stunning! Staff were super friendly and accommodating. Gluten free options. Great vibes. ..."
Ian C
"Lovely place and some of the smoothest coffee I have had in New..."
Marie Sofie Spanggaard Jespersen
"Great food, good variety. Fast..."
Josiah
"Great little place in Kaikora with a deserved reputation. It was quite busy when we went for a late breakfast but soon got a table and our..."
P W
"I've traveled a few ks all over NZ. I can tell you this is the best café that I have visited in both the north and south island. The coffee is..."
Stefan Edwards
"A colourful interior in a sunny spot just north of Kaikoura town on the main road. Parking on the street.Cosy seating areas great coffee..."
Mike Nelson
"Traveled through the area and stopped here for breakfast. This place is top notch. I highly recommend stopping in for coffee and breakfast. The..."
Andrique S
"Awesome, friendly and funny staff. Great place with lots of sunny spaces, a fire and interesting art! Beautiful food. Husband was most impressed with..."
Victoria Brookland
"This comfy and friendly cafe serves the best coffee in Kaikoura. The cafe’s rooms, with their polished timber floors, are a perfect place to while..."
Fergus Blakiston
Green Dolphin Restaurant & Bar
83/100 (1344 ratings)
Restaurants
Vegetarian Friendly
Contemporary
Vegetarian Friendly
Today's Fish
Cheesecake
Apple & Pear
Cheesecakes
Crawfish
Catfish
Cakes
Lamb
Bruschette
Lobster
Pesto
Fish
Pasta
Pork
Salad
Pork Belly
Chili
seafood platter
Crumble
Calamari
Local Lobster
Mussels
Green Mussels
Calamares
Today's Soup
Chowder
"We didn't have table booked but they found us one after 10 min.The meals were very good. Tasty. The staff was a bit slow but it was full so I can..."
Marin Ianev
"Delicious food quick service friendly staff beautiful views We will be..."
Shauni
"The best fine dining in Kaikoura! Got a special occasion in Kaikoura and want to eat fancy? Go, right now, to the Green Dolphin. I absolutely did..."
Andrew Johnson (AJ)
"Nice modern restaurant, with a view to see. The food was tasty just a bit expensive and smaller..."
Veronika Karkoszkova
"Great food and good views. Wonderful helpful..."
Steve Heuser (Sir Trout)
"Amazing meal, super chilled atmosphere with views of the ocean. The new owners have done a great job and will definitely be back next time we’re in..."
Matt Jenke
"Fresh and milky market fish Juicy and rich taste..."
Edison Wu
"I have to say that my partner and I eat out often ,but this is one of the best meals ever. My partner had steak and Mussels, I had the vegetarian..."
Trudy Scott
"They want you to book on advance. On a Monday. 😳 We hadn't booked. So we got there at 7.15 and were given some sob story about no tables free..."
Margaret Pinsent
"I have just had a meal with my wife at the Green Dolphin in Kaikoura; this was a celebration of my partners 50th Birthday, so it needed to be..."
Philip Bedford
"We visited the Green Dolphin twice within 3 days and it was both times Absolutely amazing. The service was outstanding and the food really good as..."
Monika Horn
"Everything about this place was fantastic! Huge range of wines: from the cheapest of budgets to the sublime. The food was superb! Great value for..."
Amy Dufty
Lobster Inn Motor Lodge
83/100 (473 ratings)
Restaurants
New Zealand
Bar
Pub
New Zealand
Seafood
Bar
Pub
Seafood
Dinner
Lunch
Fish
Pork
Lobster
Salad
Mussels
Chowder
Crawfish
Catfish
Sit down
Seafood
New Zealand
Bar
Pub
Television
Reservations
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Dinner
Lunch
Mid-range
"Fantastic place right down to the pub next door, conference space upstairs and conference room down stairs. Lovely outdoor area private and isolated...."
Jeni Welsh
"Very friendly staff. Great location and the views of the mountains were amazing. Highly recommend. And we would definitely stay..."
Duane Newell
"Bar staff are fun, creative and a great chat/service Deals are good Food is excellent Get in To the Lobster..."
Arcadia YT
"This is a great place to stay Rooms comfortable Food good but a bit on the pricey side but on the other hand drinks not on the pricey side...."
Pam Cox
"We came for dinner only with our small family and the food was absolutely delicious NZ lamb, fresh cod, all massive serves would definitely eat here..."
Annie Christine
"Warm welcome from the residents cat and young daughter with apologies for being late ( cute ) very friendly owners to start your stay . And the rooms..."
Jeremy Hopkinson
"Great motel, clean rooms and fantastic service nothing is a..."
Cameron Benner
"Me and Craig stayed here for a couple of days it was very warm and friendly and the cat was very friendly we left very early this morning I highly..."
cheryl Robertson
"Basic but quiet with a comfortable bed. All one needs on a long journey. Conveniently located next to pub with generous meal..."
Peter Ayson
"Nice spot with great service! The owners were very accommodating and attentive to my needs. Super comfy bed! Oh and the tavern next door is a must..."
Derek Lewis
"Super friendly hosts. Went out of their way to help and give advice. Easy walk from the train station down the beach path. Enjoyed our stay in..."
Patrick Rooney
"Clean, comfortable room for the one night stay, very lovely lady at reception. Went upstairs to the bar and had a very lovely meal. Friendly bar and..."
Pauline Vella
"Noisy but to be expected on Beach Road. Service was good. Room could do with air con, or a fan. Location easy to..."
Adrian Pedersen
"Room was not booked and still able to accommodate us. Rooms are very quiet. Solid walls between rooms. Very nice and well laid out, excellent..."
timothy jamieson
"A great place to meet friends for a..."
Regan Crofts
"A lovely hotel, nice and clean. We had an amazing meal, triple prawn salad which was absolutely delicious. Some staff could have been a little more..."
Keryn Craddock
"Welcoming as soon as you walk in . Friendly Clean rooms, comfortable beds Nice hot showers 🚿 Beaut tavern nextdoor Perfect when when travelling..."
Dave Thompson
"Great location right near pub and Bernie's American themed diner. Accommodation was clean and fully equipped. Big rooms and parking outside door...."
Lesley Humphries
Strawberry Tree Kaikoura Limited
83/100 (947 ratings)
Restaurants
Bars & Pubs
Quick Bites
Vegan Options
British
Irish
Bar
New Zealand
New Zealand
Bar
British
Seafood
Vegan Options
Dinner
Drinks
Crayfish Chips & Salad
Beer Battered Fish and Chip
NZ Green Lipped Mussels
Kaikoura Crayfish
Crawfish
Paua Patties
Burger
Fish & chips
Catfish
Catch of the Day Lemon Fish
Lamb
Beef
Fish
Ploughman's Lunch
Vegan Burger
Salad
Ribeye Steak and Chips
Pulled Pork Burger
Cheesecake
Seafood chowder
Lamb Shank
Scallops
Fish and Chips
Fries
Mussels
Scallops
Roast of the day
Chowder
Dumplings
Beers
Whole Crayfish
Sit down
Bar
British
New Zealand
Takeout
Television
Live Music
Reservations
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Highchairs Available
Gift Cards Available
Full Bar
Digital Payments
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Drinks
Dinner
Mid-range
"Such an amazing place ! You got great food, fish or meat best in town ! Team is so nice ! Thanks for the lovely..."
Matthieu Chamorel
"An Irish themed bar with excellent service and the food we had was really tasty. it is pretty busy so don't expect fast food but relax enjoy the..."
Steve Jepson
"Super chilled place, we both had burgers which were incredible! The beef brisket just fell apart! 😍 I wanted a cider but they only had Stowford..."
Heidi
"Loved this place 🥰So glad it was open Wednesday as I left next day. So Cool😎inside Cosy with fire going , But I dined outside under the shade..."
michele keesing
"Lovely bar where we stopped for a beer and a little snack. The little snack turned out to be more than we expected for the price! Can really..."
Emma Krijnen
"We stopped here because the restaurant we wanted to eat at closed early. It man that was some good luck on our part. Even though they didn’t open..."
D C (QBNTO1)
"Great food & lovely people! The smoked brisket was outstanding. A fun..."
Karen Goodman
"Really amazing place. We enjoyed our drinks and meal next to a roaring fire in the rustic lodge style dining room. Such great atmosphere, really..."
Patrick F
"They were really busy but found a space for my daughter and I. The food menu was ME! It was my birthday so, of course, I had the Crayfish. Not cheap,..."
Clark Nemeth
"We got a couple of starters that were extremely good, the calamari in particular was excellent. For the main we shared a crayfish. It was very nice,..."
Stewart McDonald
"Called in without a booking to have dinner with my 3 children as we were in town for the night. Atmosphere was so welcoming, the hosts were just..."
lana geddes
"Three of us had the catch of the day which was lemon shark. We loved it. We also appreciated the very friendly and hard working staff. They have..."
Gerry S.
"The place is lovely and the pints are good but I wouldn’t serve a crayfish the way they did without giving you the proper utensils to eat it with...."
Ekj Boggis
"This was a pretty neat place to eat on the main drag. The food was good, and the prices modest. It is a great place for lunch. They also have a bar...."
Fabiola Byrne
"Food is as everyone said, superb. I ordered steak and it packed with flavors not to mentioned a large portion of fries. Tasted my friend's order as..."
Maxi Wong
"This place is fantastic. Make sure you book as very..."
Belinda Atkinson
"We arrived in town late on a Sunday, hungry and this is the first place we found open and still serving food. We got lucky, the place feels welcoming..."
Carlos Pacheco
"The thing that most stood out about this venue was the Staff! Fabulous team, very chatty & fun. Loved it. Interesting surrounding and awesome food...."
Lesley Quayle
Kaikoura Food Company
82/100 (343 ratings)
Restaurants
Cafe
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Cafe
New Zealand
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Lunch
Brunch
Breakfast
Fish
Toasts
Cakes
Sit down
Café
New Zealand
Reservations
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Mid-range
"Unbelievably great food and lattes! They put a piece of fudge with your latte to drop in your latte, Yum! The omelette was so fluffy, it was a slice..."
Rob Ryan
"We stop here for a morning coffee with the family and kids loved it, the food was great and good price, breakfast in less than 5 min, toasts and..."
Hardy
"After the happy episode of good food + wine at Saint Clair, we drove to Kaikoura to stay for the night as we have whale watching tour the next..."
Boon Loong Leo
"Stopped in here going up and down the island, the staff are always warm and inviting (mother/daughter behind the counter) and the food is quick and..."
Edward Karauria
"Lovely stop. Great coffee and we both had a good lunch. Chips perfection. Bacon & egg filo lovely. Thai pumpkin soup cud be more chilli but hey..."
Jacky Young
"We stopped here on our way to Christchurch, so lovely and friendly staff, delicious pies and ofcourse very good coffee. Stressfree atmosphere. Strong..."
Alisa Mutanen
"A huge 5 stars don't do this place justice. Mouthwatering, well presented, truly great food at a very reasonable price. Truly, set the other stops..."
John O'B
"Stopped for a quick bite before heading out for the day, service was fast & friendly. Food was good. Picked up some fudge while we were there which..."
Leah O
"We've eaten here often now and always have a lovely time. Excellent breakfast and coffee. Great roasted sandwiches and excellent croissants. ..."
John Lucas
"The food we had was a steak sandwich and burger and they were all cooked tp perfection and very delicious. The coffees and iced chocolate were..."
Rosemarie Ambler
"What a find! Great ambience, spacious, not in the town centre (big plus, and easier parking). Fantastic coffee, great cafe style food, excellent..."
Robert Stillion
"Second visit to The Food Company Kaikoura, first was a breakfast engagement back in 2016. This time we broke up our Picton to Christchurch trip with..."
Fraser Kitt
"Great food and friendly service. The pancakes were so yum. Thanks..."
Alex %
"Visited this cafe on our walk into town. Coffee and 2 muffins. Great selection. Very pleased with our choices and the lady was very pleasant. ..."
Colleen Allen
"The freshest lightest filo's, sooo tasty, absolutely the yummiest food I've eaten, will definitely be back for more..."
Carol Papworth
"Good value. We had the fish chowder, salad and fries with 2 very large flat whites. Well presented and tasty. Good service quantities were..."
Bill Taylor
"100% recommend this cafe. They were so helpful, friendly and accommodating. It almost had a family vibe! Great place for kids. They took extra care..."
Kristi M
Coopers Catch Kaikoura
81/100 (2642 ratings)
Quick Bites
Fast Food
Fast food
British
New Zealand
Seafood
Seafood
British
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
Gluten Free Options
Dinner
Lunch
Drinks
After-hours
Chowder
Crayfish Whole
Fish & Chips
Fish and Chips Bacon
Cod
Bacon Egg and Cheese Toastie
Fish and Chip Sausage Bacon
Prawns
Fish and Kumara Fries
Half Crayfish Set
Burger
Fish & chips
Blue Cod Meal Half and Squid Rings
Crawfish
Battered & Crumbed Gurnard
Salad
Catfish
Blue Cod Fish Burgers
Prawn Stewers
Scallops
fish n chips
Calamari
Monster Burger
Fish
Cheesy chips
Mussels
Creamy Seafood Chowder
Chicken Nuggets
Calamares
Blue Cod Large Fries
seafood platter
Kumara Chips With
Cheese burger
2 Pieces of Blue Cod and Crinkle Cut Fries
Fast food
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New Zealand
Accepts Visa
Seating
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Free off-street parking
Digital Payments
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Takeout
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Cheap Eats
"Has to be the best fish and chips I’ve ever had, anywhere in the world. Fresh, melt in your mouth fish with a light, crispy batter or breadcrumb...."
Daniel Grossett
"Best fish and chips in a long time!!! Both the chips and fish were perfection... huge portions, great prices.. and FREE tomato sauce and lemon..."
Naomi Provis
"Friendly staff fantastic food finally a place that has crisply..."
Shaun Vivian
"Excellent fish and chips (Blue Cod) the best we have had in New Zealand. Friendly helpful staff. Car parking adjacent. Seating available both inside..."
Geoff Sanderson
"This Place is a must to visit. The tastiest fish and chips I have tried and I have tried lot's of different thing's on the menu. It all taste's so..."
Vicky Brown
"Beautiful Fish Chips. Real squid rings. Good price. Proper chips. Quick service. Highly..."
Samantha Laing
"The best fish n chips I have had in my life to date! I highly recommend this place to travellers looking for a great tasting feed of fish n chips, at..."
Brute Harrison
"Wonderful seafood.. Tasty and fresh.. Maybe you can reduce the chips portion as it's too..."
Krn Pace
"Whitebait sandwich, steak egg chips with mushroom sauce......heaven..."
Murray Laird
"Fishburger, chips and coffee! Friendly staff and very much value for the..."
Anna Julin
"Great fast service for a busy place.loved the Gluten free burger. Staff is friendly..."
Cherie Stenson
"Came in yesterday (07/01/16) Fish and chips are awesome! Best i've had in the country hands down, staff are super friendly and informative, menu's..."
Geoffrey Nelson
"Nice takeaways and good quality food. The fish was particularly tasty and the sausage was a good flavour and huge. Overall a good meal. Car..."
Murray Quartly
"We usually visit this place when visiting Kaikoura. In the off peak periods it's usually the one place guaranteed to be open. Fish meals are pretty..."
Diana Waines
"We stopped on the way through to Blenheim and so glad we did. The food was exceptional! Legitimately the best fish and chips we might have ever had..."
Kristy Tosello
"Lunch on the way home from Christchurch. Heard it had changed hands, food still as great as ever. Can't beat fish and chips in the sunshine...."
Pete Wilson
"10/10 experiece by coopers team here (didnt actually meet that guy), the fish was by far the best snapper iv ever had, in fact it mitve been the best..."
Dion Hughes
"Fish and chips were great and also tried the seafood chowder which was excellent but slightly salty imo but it went well with the garlic bread...."
Gary Ng
"The snapper costs a bit more but was excellent and the proportion sizes were generous. It can get busy but the food gets to you eventually and is..."
Alistair Reed
"Eat there few times, fish(Snapper) and chips are nice but sometimes can be a bit soggy and greasy. If the chips cook 10 seconds more would be..."
MC
"Authentic fish & chips. Very nice portions and a big menu and beverages. A lot of seats, nice outdoor area. However one of the employees (on the 6th..."
Helene Sophia
"The place felt very authentic and local. Despite being "fast food" the quality of the food was great and there were many flavours balancing perfectly..."
Paulina Binas
"Great fish and chips, battery is light a d crispy. Chips was crispy as..."
Vinod
"Yummy Massive chips, excellent service from the friendly staff. Be prepared to wait a while as the line is usually out the door! 2020 edit: returned..."
Ryan B
"Standard fish set was delicious! The chips were amazing too! lots of seagulls but that comes with a fish restaurant. If you’re really that..."
Mara DeRose
The Top Shop
81/100 (761 ratings)
Quick Bites
Fast Food
Fast food
Seafood
Seafood
New Zealand
Dinner
Lunch
Breakfast
Burger
Chicken Nugget
Burger
Spring Roll and Chips
Seafood Basket Crinkle
Elephant Fish and Chips
Fish
Fish and Chips and Pineapple Fritter
Fast food
Seafood
Fast food
Seating
Takeout
Dinner
Lunch
Breakfast
Cheap Eats
"We have had take away hotdog and chips for the last 2 years. We love the hotdogs! Soo good! The business has changed hands Closed Monday and..."
victoria freer
"Got the blue cod burger easily the freshest blue cod i’ve ever received from a takeaway tasted absolutely delicious and a great portion of fish..."
charlie poole
"The young man on counter was very responsive and friendly. Big smiles for everyone. Food was great would suggest fish bites but fish was nice. Would..."
Bronwyn Yarrall
"Great service, lovely guys, even suggested we try chicken salt on it for free which was really tasty! Sadly they were out of blue cod but they're..."
Lydia
"Really great staff & fish n chips were lovely, very crispy & light batter & Elephant fish was superb. Well done team! We will be back next time we..."
The Hills
"We had the fried Blue Cod and Gurnard and they were super tasty. Prices were good and the owner couple were friendly. One of them is an ex-commercial..."
Alex Melville
"Excellent fish and chips. Not greazy or oily, perfect. I had the Gurnard, perfectly cooked. Granddaughter had a hot dog, loved it. Both staff very..."
Geoff Ching
"The fish burger of my dreams! Delicious, served by a friendly talented crew. Awesome affordable menu. Best fish burger of all..."
Clare Bowden
"My husband bought elephant fish and chips and I must say it was the best fish and chips we have had for some time. Highly recommend.(To the fellow..."
Cheryl Palatchie
"Best fish and chips in Kaikoura at amazingly affordable price. Fish was really fresh and the batter so delicious! We devoured our food in minutes...."
Wei Ting
"What a lovely little place. Charming interior decor, clean kitchen, super friendly staff and a big heater on the wall. The chips were next level!..."
Caillie Evans
"Had the most amazing blue cod and chips lovely golden brown and very moist also the spring rolls were the same even though they were very busy cooked..."
Lynne Paul
"We totally agree with the last review from the Hills, everything they said is exactly right. BEAUTIFUL fish and chips. Keep up the great work..."
marlene Farquhar
"Having been in Kaikoura twice over the last few years, THIS is my place of choice for fish & chips....I've been here under both ownerships, &..."
Michael Botha
Kaikoura Seafood Bbq
80/100 (1756 ratings)
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Barbecue
New Zealand
Seafood
Soups
Barbecue
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New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
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Dinner
Lunch
Brunch
Drinks
Chowder
Seafood Platters
Grilled Prawns
Fish Sandwich
Sandwiches
Lobster
Scallop Sandwich
Humr
Prawns
Lobster
Seafood Platter and Crayfish
Fresh Crayfish
Omelette
Crayfish Raw
Crawfish
Salad
Crayfish Fritters
Catfish
Paua Fritter
Fish
Scallops
Crayfish Patty Sandwich
Seafood chowder
Mussels
Gurnard Fish Sandwich
Grilled fish
Salmon
Crayfish Mussels Scallops Seafood Chowder
Whitebait
Plody More
Café
Barbecue
Seafood
New Zealand
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Parking Available
Free off-street parking
Takeout
Outdoor Seating
Street Parking
Waterfront
Drinks
Brunch
Dinner
Lunch
Mid-range
"The best experience - can't come to Kaikoura within trying out this awesome place kiwi style- BBQ seafood on the side of the road! Crayfish was..."
Diane Andrews
"Tasty, fresh seafood with friendly, quick service and a great view. Highly..."
Craig Pole
"Their crayfish is awesome, fresh and taste really good! Just a simple crayfish and prawn will be enough for us to enjoy our day in Kaikoura...."
Brahmastyo Puji
"This place has really tasty grilled seafood. You can select the crayfish you want from the tub and they grill it in garlic butter. Very fast service..."
Ben Drury
"Very tasty Crayfish for reasonable price. Comes with a garlic bread,rice and some salad. Waiting is about 20-30 min depends how busy they are. To..."
Michal Kanuch
"Excellent food!!!! Everything was fresh and the butter sauce was D E L I C I O U S!!! Seafood platter is a must try - value for money! $58 for huge..."
Smokeout
"The food is simple, the decor is casual, the setting is literally on the side of the road. Sound like I’m downplaying it? I’m not. This is..."
Iona Pical
"First time trying as I saw the reviews is good.Its a takeaway option on a rainy day. We went there on a rainy day so atmosphere is Neutral. We..."
Raymond Lim
"$50 for one cray fish with some salad and rice. The crayfish taste fresh. The hygiene of the cooking could be improved by using disposable gloves or..."
Yuki K
"What's not to love?!? Beautiful spot, friendly folk, and crayfish! The bouillabaisse was..."
Mel Lublow-Catty
"The crayfish (lobster) was really good! I had the 1/2 crayfish meal (rice, garlic bread, salad). Just a very unique setting along the road and steps..."
Kellie Reed
"We came across this place whilst walking back from the panoramic walk (highly recommended). Thirsty, we were delighted to find the drinks wagon sells..."
Hamish Pringle
"My partner and I were excited to try the seafood at Kaikoura Seafood BBQ Kiosk we heard all about it all the way from Melbourne, Victoria and we..."
K Spiteri
"Good quality seafood to eat in your car or on the beach while you watch the sealife & ocean. Nice people to deal with when ordering..."
James
"Yes it’s expensive but it’s sea food so quite normal. We paid like 80$ for 2 person. We had way enough, it was delicious. Not a big fan of the..."
Léa Brach
"Crayfish. YES!! Whitebait Fitter. YES! Seafood Platter YES!. Quick . Fresh and..."
Gavin Harris
"For all seafood lovers this is a must do in Kaikoura. We had the seafood platter and half a crayfish. Everything was so fresh and cooked to..."
Irene L
King Tide Eatery
80/100 (321 ratings)
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Bar
Pub
Pizza
Diner
Mediterranean
Dinner
Lunch
Burger
Mussels
Ribs
Fish
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Bar
Pub
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Seating
Table Service
Serves Alcohol
Accepts Credit Cards
Reservations
Lunch
Dinner
Mid-range
"King tide was a lovely experience tonight for dinner . There is an amazing view out to the ocean . With friendly and helpful staff . They help..."
James Hall
"Wonderful meal. Food was delicious and our youngest (7) loved the salt and pepper squid. Burgers were excellent. Staff were very friendly and quick..."
Mark Wylie
"The food we got was yummy, quite expensive though. Like blue cod isn't worth $34.50 in my opinion.. service was good. Wait was a little while but was..."
loretta richards
"Just had a lovely dinner here, shared a Salt and Pepper squid then we had the Lamb Shanks and the Orange roughy which were both excellent. Good..."
James Little
"Nice and friendly staff. Good food presentation and delicious. Love..."
Jay SI
"A really nice place to eat. The staff were amazing with such good service. Seafood chowder was just yum. Finished with a lime cheesecake...."
Graeme Buttar
"A great spot with a fantastic view. It's a little way along from the main drag of Kaikoura, but that's kind of a good thing in my opinion. Just one..."
Morgan Williams
"The Orange roughy with veggies (carrots, parsnips, broccoli, mushrooms and potato) was very good as was the pesto and cheese flat bread. Service was..."
Jan Davis
"Absolutely lovely staff. Fantastic gutlen free food and coffee. The atmosphere and environment was spot on. Just a lovely wee place definitely worth..."
Sarah Dodge
"Excellent food and service. The Tide Burger was one of the best fish sandwiches I’ve ever had. The fish of the day (presented beautifully) and..."
James Pinto
"Great burger with views overlooking the bay. Picked The King burger, it’s loaded with onion rings, bacon and a generous beef paddy. Also comes with..."
Philip Fennell
"So good we went twice. The view is tremendous, and staff friendly and efficient. The blue cod and chips were excellent, the ribs were..."
Nick Hodder
"I stopped here for lunch on my way to Picton. I ordered the seafood chowder, sorry to say this, but it was not the best. It was luke warm and gloopy,..."
Hugh Welsh
"Cannot fault this establishment. We were greeted by staff as we entered and seated immediately. Would rate them 5 ⭐ service. Staff are well..."
Les
"The young blond lady and the duty manager were exceptional good service the drinks were good. The only problem was the table outside were complaining..."
ben lister
"I really wanted to give this place a 5 and it's one of those situations where I hope they read this review and make a minor change to make it great...."
Jeremy Wells
Cafe Encounter
80/100 (745 ratings)
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International
Vegan Options
New Zealand
International
Cafe
Vegetarian Friendly
Cafe
Gluten Free Options
New Zealand
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Breakfast
Lunch
Brunch
Drinks
Sandwiches
Eggs Benedict
French Toast
Toasts
Omelette
Salad
Cheesecakes
Salmon
Crepes
Cakes
Fish
Chowder
Pork
Cheesecake
Sit down
Café
International
New Zealand
Takeout
Waterfront
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Parking Available
Free off-street parking
Free Wifi
Highchairs Available
Accepts Credit Cards
Family style
Non-smoking restaurants
Outdoor Seating
Drinks
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Mid-range
"Lovely position overlooking the bay. A nice place to sit back with your coffee & watch the world go..."
Ken Sharon Hail
"Delicious food great clean eating areas and friendly..."
Dayna Barnett
"On the advice of our travel agent New Zealand In Depth we went to Cafe Encounter ten minutes early on the morning of our dolphin watch tour. Good..."
Hamish Pringle
"Nice cafe: plenty of outdoor and indoor seating. Food was..."
Elizabeth D
"Great coffee and Chicken Pide was excellent. Friendly staff and a great spot in the sun. Were told it was the best brunch place in town and it was..."
Dave H
"I tried the pulled pork burger with fries one time and the salmon filo today, was sad the kitchen closes early the bus was late back due to the..."
Ash Gibson
"I didn't visit for the dolphin encounter, but I did visit for the cooked breakfast. A regular stop when we are in town and the service and quality of..."
Ash Price
"Often call in, and often with young Grandchildren, Friendly staff (threatened to put caffeine into our grandchildren's fluffy's lol). Good quality..."
Paul Donaldson
"The Frech toast was delicious, the big breakfast wasnt as big as I expected comparing it to others weve had on this trip. Still a decent sized meal..."
T&G Ratahi
"Really enjoyed that place, been there few times and always been great. Guess the best is the view when the weathers nice. Good range of food, tasty..."
katerina peuka
"Loved the food! Beautiful location with plenty outdoor seating for a hearty summer..."
Elroy 0kada
"We did the dolphin encounter twice it was that incredible. Couldn't get enough. Two days of swimming with dolphins was an absolute..."
John Hudson
"We tried their Seafood Chowder and Mussels in white wine cream sauce and both dishes were great. Very fresh and tasty. Seafood wasn't overcooked, but..."
Ilya Genkin
"Great coffee.We had surprise with chocolate spoon. Its near a beach, so its up to you if you take it out or stay..."
Biji Leskova
"good location, good foods, nice..."
Dino Li
"Fantastic service, amazing views, delicious hot chocolate that comes with a chocolate covered spoon. I highly recommend to anyone passing by..."
J
"Nice Cafe with good selection, prices, and food. Had the seafood chower and a berry smoothie. ..."
Derek Lewis
"Delicious salmon filo in the cabinet and a well priced menu as well. Great view of the water from cafe and very clean..."
Teresa Bowe
"Delicious breakfast for both kids and adults. We really enjoyed our meals. Coffee & smoothie was so yummy ! Slices were also good. Staff were not..."
Tania Palmer
Cods And Crayfish
80/100 (3957 ratings)
Quick Bites
Fast Food
New Zealand
Seafood
Fast food
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
Seafood
Gluten Free Options
Dinner
Lunch
Brunch
Cod
Hot Dog
Crayfish Cooked In
Prawns
Blue Cod Fish & 1 2 Scoop of Chips
Cray Fish with Garlic Sauce
Crawfish
Scallop Fish and Chips
Crayfish Platter
Catfish
Burger
Seafood Basket nzd22 0
Crayfish 0 5kg
Fish
Blue Cod and Chips Yummo
Chicken Schnitzel
Scallops
Oysters and Chips
Fruit
Oyster
Whole Crayfish
Calamari
Battered Mussels and Chips
Fish & chips
Mussels
Scallops
Fish & Chips
Lobster
Fast food
Seafood
New Zealand
Fast food
Parking Available
Free off-street parking
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Street Parking
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Dinner
Lunch
Cheap Eats
"Fantastic experience! Got their seafood platter at $120 , includes their signature blue cod, lobster and hand cut fries. Saw them bringing in and..."
Yves Saint J
"We went for dinner. It was super fresh. Bluecod fish&chip and crayfish were yummy. Next day we came back again for lunch order 3 crayfish and..."
PeaPie
"The crayfish feast was delicious. Crayfish was live in the tank on-site before cooking and was served in melted garlic butter. The blue cod,..."
Ben Drury
"They serve one of the best Grilled Crayfish I have had. It was fresh and well cooked, just nicely cooked. We also had the battered blue cod and..."
Karen C
"Fish and chip shop which also does crayfish. I had some blue cod fish and chips and crayfish. Both were absolutely delicious. We managed to get one..."
Leon Brown
"Maybe the best fish&crayfish we had in NZ. You can eat outdoors, but the seagulls would want some too. Takeaway is also a popular..."
Stef M
"Our first stop to try Crayfish and we were very impressed! Good value for money. Friendly service with a smile. You have the option of choosing the..."
Sabyasachi Banerjee
"Hands down best fish and chips ever. If you want cheap as chips (pardon the pun) it’s not for you but value is outstanding. Choice of fish,..."
Richard Smith
"The crayfish was amazing. We chose the biggest one on display and it was cooked to perfection. Succulent, tender, and so fresh. No fancy sauce..."
Iriz York
"Nice spot to enjoy some fish and chips ! Prices were good and you could tell that all the fishes were really fresh ! Staff was really helpful and..."
Valery T
"Nice little dining place. The crayfish is a must try here and really good and fresh! We actually felt the fish and chips were not too bad either...."
Abraham Lee
"Blue cod & groper was delicious. Really fat crispy chips too. A good solid fish n chips not just a tourist..."
Nicola Essex
"We went to Kaikoura for a crayfishing but we missed it. So we look for a crayfish restaurant and we found this place. The owner was very friendly,..."
Linna
"This is 2 scoops and blue cod. Battered and cooked straight away. Really..."
Donna Van Grinsven
"First night in Kaikoura, we really wanted to have koura (crayfish). We found this fish and chips shop on Google maps. The crayfish cooked perfectly,..."
Karen Chung
"Being introduced by the local, we tried this place for dinner. We were approached by the friendly boss, despite closing in another 30 min, order was..."
TEOW SOON NG
"Friendly, pleasant service, beautiful Bluecod..."
Judith Holland
"What do you do in Kaikoura? You have koura for kai. Simple easy takeaway. We loved the crayfish, blue cod and their beautiful crunchy chips. Highly..."
peter oht
The Craypot
80/100 (349 ratings)
Quick Bites
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Wine Bar
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Lunch
Drinks
Seafood Platters
Burger
Toasts
Crawfish
Catfish
Shrimp
Cakes
Fish
Mussels in White Wine
Salad
Tiramisú
フィッシュ&チップス
Crayfish Dinner
Mussels
Mussels and Wedges
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Fish & Chips
"We enjoyed a lovely seafood dinner at the Craypot Kitchen recently. We shared the large mussels in white wine as well as a half crayfish dinner. The..."
Christina F.
"Fantastic! We thought we might be too late to be accommodated, as their last booking was at 7.30pm on a Monday, but they let us in at 7.45. My..."
Lydia
"The only dish you want to choose here is Crayfish. Available in various options, all beautifully cooked. And some of the best NZ wines - try the..."
Tim Brunton
"Exceptional value for money. The tastiest green lipped mussels we have ever had. Service was..."
Virginia Allen-Sinclair
"Friendly staff and relaxed environment with delicious food as well. We got the fish of the day, crayfish and calamari and all was enjoyed (delicious..."
E Bertani
"This place is amazing! Our group absolutely loved the ambiance and the service was delightful. We started with the garlic bread and after each of us..."
Autumn Shea
"I ate mussels and my boyfriend fish and chips. It was very good and tasty ! The lady who does the service is very..."
Léa Qtl
"Ripper dipper meal! We had the mussels, and would you believe, they cooked the. in a thai green curry! Un-be-liev-able! Great service with some witty..."
Kai Messenger
"Solid food, had the fish and chips as a main. Tasty chips but they get too fancy with the fish and the end result is not quite there. Caprese bread..."
Ezz El Defrawi
"Wow. Just a fabulous meal. Great fish and chips and my wife’s eggplant and zucchini lasagna was really tasty. My salad with the fish and chips was..."
Steve McMillan
"Beautifully decorated. Great food if you pick out the..."
Michael Kelley
"Stopped in for lunch (a very late lunch at 2.30pm...) on our way home. Great wedges and lasagna. Friendly staff more than happy to accommodate...."
Evan G
Donegal House
78/100 (631 ratings)
Restaurants
Bars & Pubs
Bars & Pubs
Bar
Pub
New Zealand
Irish
Bar
Pub
Irish
New Zealand
Dinner
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Chowder
Lamb
Fish
Pork
Sit down
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Pub
Irish
New Zealand
Reservations
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Parking Available
Full Bar
Outdoor Seating
Dinner
Lunch
Mid-range
"Didint stay just called in for a drink but what a beautiful place! Met the new owner, this place is huge, fire going, grounds are stunning, perfect..."
Sue Price
"Went to Kaikoura for a function and was delighted to seeing Donegal House back humming after a long hiatus. We were a large group and were able to..."
Lynda Scott
"Stopped by for lunch, service was fantastic and the food was excellent. The wgole vibe of the place was super chill but a cute pond based park and..."
Catherine Jevic
"I stayed in a campervan on a powered site to the rear of the property. Fantastic set up, stunning location and really clean facilities. I had both..."
Carmel Henry
"Food was 10/10 exactly the standard youd expect of Pub Food back home in Ireland. Pints of Murphy (Donegal Stout) were top of the range and poured by..."
Cian Arthur
"We stayed two nights with our campervan and we fell in love with the place ! Beautiful view of the mountains, adorable garden, adorable people and a..."
Elsa Giarratano
"Brand new owners, and they are awesome! Place has a great vibe - super friendly, cozy w the fire, and a couple of screens on which to watch the..."
Eliza Armstrong
"Went there with a group of 6 on a busy Friday night with multiple functions on. Staff were seriously under the pump but did a great job squeezing us..."
James Kendall
"A surperb place to stay with our motorhome and the food was excellent. I had the Pork belly that was presented beautifully but sadly in a large soup..."
Allan Duston
"Had a dinner with friends on monday night. The place was busy yet the staff were efficient and fast when delivering food and clearing tables. The..."
Jojo Tulley
Allure Cafe
76/100 (552 ratings)
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Brunch
Breakfast
Eggs Benedict
Toasts
Omelette
Bagels
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Fish
Salmon
Chowder
Sit down
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Grill
Fast food
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Wine and Beer
Highchairs Available
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Street Parking
Dinner
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Mid-range
"Very pleasant clean tidy cafe. A nice breakfast was enjoyed by the family. Great staff. Great..."
Dice4Dungeons
"Jess provided excellent service and we were also impressed with Pixie's service. Went here with my big family to cook our fish and crayfish, and we..."
James C
"After finishing our fishing charter with Kaikoura Fishing Tours we bought our Crays and blue cod fish to Allure and even though they were closing..."
Indiana Bones
"Delicious food! From the meals to the coffee (and fluffy) and the sweets from the cabinet 😍 Very friendly and helpful staff as well! We enjoyed..."
Melissa Jara
"Absolute win, took our own fish in, they prepared and cooked it to perfection, generous amounts of chips and sides, will 100% be back, keep up the..."
Chris Platt
"Honestly, we hesitate to go in... But it was really really good ! Perfect for the price and the quality of the burger and sweet potatoes wedges ! the..."
Bruno Salvador
"Great food, friendly staff. My partner was impressed with the warm, convivial atmosphere of this cafe. It felt like a warm, unpretentious place to..."
Michael Brown
"We ordered the big breakfast, salmon bagel and pancakes with cream. We all loved the food, fresh and tasty. We waited a while but it was a public..."
Emma Geary
"The country fried chicken is always fresh and tender. The woman behind the till is always friendly and helpful. My favourite stop on the way..."
Darren aitken
"Friendly service, outstanding food & amazing chef. Fresh & affordable. The best kai in..."
Reservations Supervisor
"Was a bit quiet unfortunately due to low tourist numbers post-earthquake, but friendly hard working staff with delicious coffee and great food made..."
Sam Haslam
"Great food excellent friendly service delicious homemade slices and scrumptious assortment of muffins, very impressed with the detail quality and..."
Shaun Bond
"Tasty steak sandwich. Hash brown fries were a nice twist. Children's play area was a..."
Andre S
"Excellent food and service. Even though we called in as they were about to close. It was perfect in every..."
Linda Renalson
The Whaler
74/100 (2568 ratings)
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New Zealand
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New Zealand
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Calamares
Salmon
Chowder
Burger
Ribs
Prawns
Porterhouse Steak
Lamb
Pesto
Pasta
Fish
Salad
Calamari
Sit down
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New Zealand
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Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Highchairs Available
Accepts Credit Cards
Full Bar
Outdoor Seating
Television
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Mid-range
"It's meant to be pub food but really it was outstanding. We stumbled upon this cos we wanted to see the rugby . Pleasantly surprised. The fish was so..."
karin hubber
"Popped in here on a quiet Sunday night. Staff friendly and left us to enjoy the space and view. Huge sized meals for a good price. Good history..."
Sarah Healey
"Awesome food and causy place to be for a drink or eat while travelling from Picton to..."
Kazi Tabriz
"Starting off positive - Mains were excellent with good sized portions. The chicken was a little dry but the peppercorn sauce made up for it. The ribs..."
Graeldon
"Decent pub food, excellent chowder and fish. Staff really busy on the holiday weekend but stayed cheerful and very helpful. I'm never that thrilled..."
Steve Warne
"A solid Monteith's pub in Kaikoura. Loads of space, and a couple of pool tables. There's an upstairs deck which would be awesome on a sunny day...."
Morgan Williams
"Very nice bar area to sit in and enjoy the sun at the window 😎 Had some nice beer and good Sauvignon Blanc. We enjoyed a lot. Unfortunately we..."
Sandra B
"Nice food with large portions and reasonable price. Friendly atmosphere. You place your order and pay at the..."
j c
"The burger patty seemed like it was pre-cooked and re-heated, but otherwise the service was what set our experience apart - it was fantastic, from..."
Russell King
"We like the ambience here, cozy and seems a nice place to socialize or gather with your friends! I ordered chai latte and kids steak meal because I..."
Usa Iswari
"Great food. We didn't wait too long for the food. BBQ port ribs was..."
New Zealand “New Zealand Made” Made
"Great place! Were honest with is about the wait times on a busy night. The staff were all friendly and wonderful, very accommodating. The place has a..."
Adam Haycock
"We got BBQ ribs and the porterhouse steak and were really happy with the food. Lovely little restaurant and bar and even though they said they were..."
Jessie Nankivell
"During my 3 years in New Zealand- the best place for both lslands. Girls who are working here are doing just..."
Ana Ivina
"Pretty good chowder, found scallop, prawns and a big piece of fish in it. Soup main was nice. Kids meals were fairly good value. Required to order at..."
The Lilldoggs
Continental Seafoods
72/100 (393 ratings)
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麻婆豆腐 梅菜扣肉 孜然牛肉 蒜蓉青菜
Burger
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Fish
Fish and Chips w Salad
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Mid-range
"I had an amazing experience at this Chinese restaurant. The Pepper Beef and Cumin Lamb dishes were delicious and perfectly prepared. The staff was..."
SiJia Liu
"We had takeaways from here 2 nights in a row. And they do not miss. A wonderful feed. Each night as fantastic as the the other. Will return when..."
Vicky Joyce
"Came here for dinner. The boss is friendly and the food is good, especially the mussels and oysters. The restaurant is popular with takeaway with the..."
Jason Tan
"the food taste good, big side and good service. Just the place was little cold. It was..."
lorena arancibia
"We stopped on our way to Blengeim, we got hot chips for a quick ligjt lunch ... easy to pull in off the road, lots of seating space, food is cooked..."
Simone Templeton
"Great fish and chips. Set off the road a bit so parking not a problem generally. Not sure about eating in. Don't be deceived by the appearance..."
Tess Curry
"Most beautiful blue cod bites and chips!! I always call in when travelling through Kaikoura to buy my fish and chips and they are consistently..."
Laurel Prasad
"I caught some crayfish and blue cods after going fishing woth local kiwi fishmen and let this restaurant cooked them for us. Every crayfish took 25..."
R Z
"Really friendly service. Got our fresh catch (from charter) cleaned and cooked (steam, battered and stir fry..."
Jenny Cao
"Clean great kitchen tasty food retro..."
jeanette prout
"Amazing Chinese satay beef was on point..."
Thompson's
"A busy business, good service, delicious..."
Joanne Young
Groper Garage Bar & Restaurant
70/100 (974 ratings)
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"As Groper Garage was only newly opened, their kitchen wasn’t working at full capacity for dinner. We decided to search TripAdvisor and headed to..."
Natalie Tierney
"A rather standard lunch at Groper Garage in the west end of town. Open chicken sandwich and salt & pepper..."
Heneedsfood
"Pretty good. Stopped by after seeing some seals great food and..."
Son_of_the_dragon
"Just had a very nice pizza, and lovely fresh tarakihi. bread and dips to start. good service, pleasant staff. unfortunately one of our group of..."
Corinne Andrew
"Fantastic 2012-13 New years bash guys! Staff working hard and the band was AMAZING!!!...loved it, especialy the fact that they sang/played a couple..."
Rachel Wallace
"When coming to Kaikoura, a local highly recommended me to try fish & chips, as the city is known for it I searched online for restaurants serving so,..."
David France - ExploreFeelGood
"The music was quite loud. Service was good but you need to order at the bar. Food tastes great. I was here with teens and they were able to find..."
Dinah Davis
"Groper Garage is definitely one of the best go-to-pubs in town. Very friendly staff and good service. Karaoke nights are the best night for me. Pool..."
Tara.Czhatz
"We wanted fish & chips from other famous venue, but wanted beer with it, so we ended here. Absolutely no regret as their fish & chips were as good as..."
Daniel Mladek
"We were met by two friendly guys in the courtyard and were able to pick a great seating for two in the corner. It was a warm sunny evening great to..."
Ian Langridge
"Very friendly and helpful staff, very quick for the food to arrive with great sized portions for the price. Would definitely come back in the..."
Ben Hendrie
"Great food, drink selection, atmosphere and price. Would definitely recommend and go again next time I'm in..."
Grant Vinsen
"Chicken and bacon pizza was tasty. Place has friendly vibe and awesome outdoor area with plenty of heating. Little pricy & wouldn’t win “best..."
Jesse Roberts
"Great place to eat,very nice and helpful staff.will be back. 300gm ribeye and chips,blue cod and..."
Trev Hutt
"I went there on Halloween night, the atmosphere was chill and really calm, the man with curly hair was super friendly and very pleasant, honestly a..."
SwordCraft 84
"Had a few beers there after a days fishing, great atmosphere and very helpful friendly..."
Hamish Kershaw
"Battered blue cod was delicious! Could have had a little more salad & less fries but I'm just being picky 😊 Lovely atmosphere & great..."
Chris Payne
"Great spot on the main road. Good mix of bar and..."
Duncan Styles
"Second time here, nice spacious environment and great service, seafood dishes are very fresh and tasty, came all the way from Chch just for lunch..."
Yang Charlie
Why Not Cafe
70/100 (1199 ratings)
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Cheap Eats
"Beautiful sunny spot in the morning for a coffee and something to eat..... I got a mushroom and steak pie, nice big chunks of steak. Service was..."
Mr Moto
"Great food. Nice coffee. Friendly personal. Nice..."
Frank Osbæck
"Seems to be a popular cafe in the new and popular area in Kaikuora. Heard that the seafood chowder and the brownies are good here. Well, the seafood..."
c ph (Pink Gardenia)
"Great to find this wee gem for an early breakfast! Wonderful friendly, prompt service, delicious eggs bene with salmon and lovely hot coffee. Great..."
Gina Barnett
"Good breakfast and lunch spot in town. Service is fast and food is inviting. Staff is pretty busy as the place fills up rapidly. Decent amount of..."
c “cfl” lane
"The next day after the fishing trip we headed down there to have breakfast. Busy place but service good,prices reasonable and delivery of breakfast..."
Chris Robinson
"I don't usually post reviews, however I'll make an exception. Stopped by while travelling up North and that was possibly my best decision. Had..."
Leon Niedermeier
"Why not indeed! Great cabinet food and good menu variety on offer. We were all very happy with our meals and coffees. Very efficient and generous..."
Deb
"I frequented this cafe whilst I was staying in Kaikoura. Their cakes and coffees were excellent! I really enjoyed chatting with the staff during my..."
David Garwood
"Have been travelling through nz over last couple of weeks. This is first cafe that has stood out for good service and tasty, well presented food,..."
berwyn mason