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 stall holders 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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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, that has been a serious contender in the New Zealand wine industry for many years. They offer wine tasting and sales from their cellar door, and this can be paired with an assortment of antipasto from their mini-deli. Make yourself at home in their beautiful dining room complete with couches and fireplace. Enjoy outdoor seating surrounded by extensive gardens. 

Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11 am to 4.30  pm. Pegasus Bay Winery is located just off the main road north of Christchurch en route to Hanmer Springs 263 Stockgrove Road, Waipara (45 minutes north of Christchurch and just 5 minutes north of Amberley).  

Greystone Wines

Greystone is 100% certified organic. They offer a superb locally inspired long lunch with 4 courses (and 5 wines). Options available for children and drivers. Their cellar door is open for tastings with wine flights available during their opening hours of Thursday to Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm. Book in advance to avoid disappointment.

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 with some food pairing. There is also tastings from the cellar door. Open Thursday and Friday from 11 am to 4.30 pm.

The Boneline 

The Boneline welcomes you to their cellar door Saturday and Sunday. They offer seated tastings with a boutique menu which they describe as unique filtered cellar door experience right where the grapes are grown and the wine made. The Boneline are open 11 am to 4 pm seven days per week. During the weekends walk around their native garden and Vineyard Walkway to take in the beautiful views (45-minute walk). The wine store is open during the week.


Waipara Hills

Waipara Hills Winery and Cafe has a wide choice of dishes to choose from, with the option to share plates. The restaurant and cellar door is open Thursday - Monday from 10 am - 5 pm. Make a reservation at the cafe for lunch.


No.31 Restaurant and Bar

Experience Hanmer Springs at it's best with contemporary New Zealand cuisine and wines when dining at No.31 in their beautiful villa. A delicious food menu selection and fabulous wines to try. Book to avoid disappointment. 

Fire and Ice Cafe, Restaurant & Bar

A fantastic venue for everyone offering indoor and alfresco dining. A varied menu offering options for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Just call in for a coffee with cake or happy hour. 

MK Restaurant

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

Monteith's Brewery Bar and Restaurant

West Coast style hospitality offering a great range of Monteith's draft beers and an extensive menu. 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. Meals and takeaway options available from the cabinet. Cakes, sweet and savory options with coffee.

Mumbles Cafe

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

Hanmer Fish'n'Chip Shop 

Fish and chips, chicken, burgers, dumplings, waffles, real fruit icecreams and coffee. Gluten free options include burgers, hoki, hotdogs, chicken nuggets and donuts.

Mr Yunan Takeaways

Who wants to cook?!? Get your Chinese and Thai style takeaways from Mr Yuan. And better still, there are deliveries available. 

P.J.'s Pies & Bakehaus

A great place to get delicious locally hand-crafted pies, fresh sourdough, cookies and muffins made in Hanmer Springs. Look out for the mobile van in the village.