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Eat In Golden Bay

Golden Bay offers and eclectic array of eating establishments from great fish and chip shops, to cafes with delicious fare and fine restaurants for gourmet meals.

Courtyard Cafe

Indulge in a delightful experience at our Café, where we serve our own special blend organic freshly roasted coffee. Treat yourself to a wide range of cabinet food options. Whether you are craving a hearty big breakfast, an Asian-inspired curry, classic like Pad Thai or Dumpling Noodle soup, our diverse menu has you covered. Enjoy the flexibility of takeaway or unwind in our serene sunny courtyard while enjoying your meal.

CAFES: Tākaka
29 commercial Street
Phone: 035258681
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The Langford Store

The Langford Store is nestled in the heart of the Aorere valley, 15 minutes inland from Collingwood on the way to the Heaphy track.
This general store and post office has been providing essentials to the
Bainham community and travellers since 1928.

Enjoy a pot of tea or an espresso coffee, served with sublime sweet treats. Soak up the sunshine and the tranquility of the surrounding scenery, whilst you write a postcard home or just rest a moment with friends.

CAFES: Bainham
Phone: 035248228
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Molly B's

Molly B's....your lounge by the beach. Enjoy relaxed dining in a chilled atmosphere, great outside area. Perfect place to meet with family and friends. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram

CAFES: Pohara
800 Abel Tasman Drive, Pohara
Phone: 035257678

Courthouse Cafe

The Courthouse Cafe. In the historic Collingwood courthouse, Licensed Cafe open 7 days 8.00am - 3.00pm for breakfast, lunch, baking and excellent coffee. Outdoor & indoor seating. Pizza night Saturdays 5.00pm - 7.30pm eat-in & takeaway

CAFES: Collingwood
11 Elizabeth Street, Collingwood
Phone: 035248194
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Old School Cafe

Licensed Cafe Restaurant Bar. Great food in an enjoyable rural, relaxed atmosphere. Indoor/outdoor dining. Go where the locals go. 10 minutes north of Collingwood on the way to Farewell Spit.

CAFES: Pakawau
1115 Collingwood-Puponga Main Road, Pakawau
Phone: 035248457
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Wholemeal Cafe & Gallery

The name "Wholemeal Trading Company" was conceived during a late night 'session' around the fire in 1977.

The Wholemeal is a great place to have breakfast or lunch with a group of friends. Located in the old Historic theater you will find an abundance of seating surrounded in funky decor and a warm bohemian atmosphere.

Serving you the best ethically sourced coffee, a large variety of fresh cabinet food & made-to-order breakfast and lunch menu 7 days 7.30-3pm

Phone: 035259426
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Anatoki Salmon Fishing & Cafe

Catch your very own fresh salmon and have it ready to eat on the spot! All the gear you need is provided at no cost and there's no entry fee. Simply pay per weight for what you catch. Open year round 7 days a week from 10am. Bring your camera and go for the catch of the day!

CAFES: Tākaka
242 McCallum Road, Takaka
Phone: 0800-262865
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Kiwi Spirit Distillery

Delicious tastings of New Zealand made Whiskey, Gin, Vodka, Lime and Tangelo liqueurs and sulfate free Honey Mead.

Kiwi Spirit Distillery Cellar Door: Whiskey, Gin and more!
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 10am - 3pm or by appointment.

Relax in the sun under the wisteria covered pergola and enjoy the selection of our tasting cocktails.
A perfect way to either spend or end your trip to Golden Bay.

430 Abel Tasman Drive, Motupipi, Golden Bay
Phone: 035258575
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Creators, Merchants & Caterers of fine foods and Artisan products.

CAFES: Tākaka
30 Commercial Street, Takaka
Phone: 035257111
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Goodness 2 Go

Delicious selection of fresh food, including salads, sandwiches and wraps made daily and onsite. A favourite - Hot Bacon Butties. Sweet treats also available and fresh espresso coffee.
A Mobile Cafe with outdoor seating area.
Real Food, Real Tasty, Real Fast

CAFES: Tākaka
Junction Street, Takaka, Golden Bay
Tariff: $3-15/couple
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Roots Bar

Located in sunny Takaka in New Zealand's stunning Golden Bay, Roots Bar was built with a vision of providing an alternative space where locals and travellers can enjoy a great music culture through a great sound system, eat fantastic food, enjoy the high vibes and energy that the outside open fire brings to the bar, and of course indulge in tasting some NZ medal winning craft beers that the bar has on tap.

Phone: 035259592

Dancing Sands Distillery

Dancing Sands is one of NZ's best loved distilleries crafting premium Gin, Rum and Vodka.

Our Tasting Room and Cellar Door is open to the public year round 10AM to 4PM Monday to Saturday. Come in and visit us for a tasting!

46A Commercial Street
Phone: 035259899
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Dangerous Kitchen

Cafe, Restaurant and Pizzeria.
Street front seating and shady garden. Breakfast Lunch, Dinner and cabinets with house made lunch savouries and sweets. Open 9am-8.30 pm. 7 days.

CAFES: Tākaka
46 Commercial Street, Takaka
Tariff: $5-40/couple
Phone: 035258686
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The Mussel Inn Cafe Bar & Brewery

Cafe - Bar - Brewery - Music Venue. Halfway between Takaka and Collingwood. Keep your eyes peeled for the blue road signs, as The Mussel Inn is subtly sign posted. You'll know you're there when you see the new car park on your left! Open seven days a week. 11am till late. 7 days.

Phone: 03-525-9241
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Ratanui Lodge

Our restaurant is open to the public as well as to in-house guests and has a seasonally changing a la carte menu. Drop in for a cocktail or a refreshing beer and a snack or book a table for dinner. We can host up to 60 for private functions and welcome group bookings for lunch. Join us for breakfast or dinner -- check our website for opening hours and sample menus

818 Abel Tasman Drive, Pohara
Phone: 03-525-7998
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Collingwood Tinky's Tavern

Inside and outside dining. Children welcome. Open 7 days. Bottle shop and bar. Open till late. Fully licenced cafe. Courtesy van available. Famous pub pies made here.

CAFES: Collingwood
13 Tasman Street, Collingwood
Phone: 035248160
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Bacca Bakery

GROWN HERE. MILLED HERE. BAKED HERE. 100% local, organic Sourdough!
A small, unique bakery specialising in traditional breads & pastries made from organic ingredients & local, stonemilled grains. Expect a wide array of flavourful, nutritious loaves, baguettes & unusual pastries like naturally leavened spelt croissants, wholemeal danishes & rye brownies.
Shop and Bakery Tue - Fri 8:30am - 3pm, retails through Golden Bay Organics in Takaka & can be found at the weekly Saturday markets in Takaka

43 Tukurua Road, Parapara 7182

Palmville Coffee

Enjoy this unique Wainui Cafe experience. Pristine surroundings, great coffee, light refreshments. Family friendly, picnickers very welcome.
Season Operating between December 2018 through to late March 2019

CAFES: Wainui
Phone: 035258311
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Awaroa Lodge

AL FRESCO DINING For casual relaxed dining head down to the outdoor Pizzeria set in a glade of native trees; open daily* for lunch and dinner and popular with passing track walkers. Serving freshly homemade gourmet pizza's and snacks, and a variety of beverages. Alternatively enjoy coffee and a light snack in our courtyard.


Harakeke Restaurant has its own organic garden; plentiful herbs and seasonal vegetables are used within the regionally influenced menus.

Disabled friendly
CAFES: Abel Tasman National Park
Phone: 035288758
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Good as Gold Cafe

Welcome to Good as Gold Cafe, where a diverse array of delectable dishes awaits you, all crafted in-house with passion and care. Our menu caters to various dietary preferences, featuring gluten-free options, vegetarian delights, refreshing salads, luscious sweet treats, and savoury indulgences. Immerse yourself in the warm and inviting atmosphere of our cozy, modern, and friendly cafe as you savour the delights that await you at Good as Gold.

CAFES: Tākaka
27 Commercial Street Takaka Golden Bay


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