Masterton’s all-occasion gastropub with an extensive lunch and dinner menu, as well as a kid’s menu. Relaxed spaces inside and out make it a great spot to linger.
Open 7 days: 9am-9pm
You’ll find generous meals served with a smile – in one of Masterton’s heritage buildings.
Open 7 days: 3-9pm
The Grill offers contemporary country cuisine, using local produce. As the name suggests, The Grill specialises in great steaks. Order a gourmet platter and relax on the deck at lunchtime.
Open 7 days: early till late
Entice offers delicious café fare over the road from Queen Elizabeth Park and next door to Aratoi Museum of Art & History. Stop in with the family for a coffee and lunch after your morning activities.
Open 7 days: 8am-3pm
An award-winning family bakery that everyone loves. You won’t be able to resist their cakes, pastries and take home cookies! They offer meals and snacks too. Indoor and covered outdoor seating available.
Open Monday: 7am-4:30pm
The Screening Room has renowned chef Travis cooking up his famous tapas, some larger meals, desserts and drinks with the ultra-modern cinema next door.
Open Monday-Friday: 10am-8:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9am-8:30pm
A modern Indian-Malaysian restaurant in Kuripuni offering authentic Indian and Malaysian inspired cuisine craft beers and whisky lounge. On the pricier side but delicious meals with takeaway options if you want to treat yourselves to a curry!
Open Tuesday-Sunday: 4:30pm-9pm
Offering a broad selection of delicious authentic Latino dishes inspired by South American street food such as Baliadas, Burritos, Tacos and Quesadillas and offer a good selection of snacks and the more kiwi-style choices. You’ll find there’s something for everyone, and especially for you coffee lovers!
On Friday nights they offer takeaways which can be pre-ordered before 2.30pm on Friday, by calling 06 378 9665.
Open 7 days: 7am-2pm (takeaway coffee is available until 3pm).
Kaka Café is 22 minutes away and part of the Pukaha National Wildlife Centre. It’s the only café in the world where you can eat lunch overlooking Takahe! Great coffee, yum food and friendly staff.
Open 7 days: 9am-4:30pm (summer hours)
Based just 10 minutes from Masterton in the Opaki wine valley. Le Enjoy a wine tasting and delicious vineyard platter featuring a range of local produce at their cellar door. You’ll be able to relax in their family and dog friendly vineyard, on the large lawn with picnic tables where you can enjoy their delish plattters and gorgeous views of the Tararuas over the vineyard.
Open Tuesday-Sunday: 11am-5pm (kitchen closes at 4pm)