Numerous cafes and a few pubs can be found throughout the Catlins in small, friendly townships. Be sure to try the local delicacy, whitebait fritters, while you’re there!
Discover Food & Drink In The Catlins
Takeaways & Fast Food
610 Niagara-Waikawa Road, Waikawa
A quirky takeaway shop out the back of a caravan that offers high quality fish and chips.
3 Brighton Street, Kaka Point
Catlins Brewery is based at Kaka Point in the Catlins region of Heartland New Zealand.
Pubs & Bars
21 Ryley Street, Owaka
A friendly sports bar, cafe, and small accommodation provider in the heart of Owaka.
3 Main Road, Owaka
Tasty food, great company and affordable luxury accommodation in the heart of The Catlins at Owaka.
256 Niagara-Waikawa Road, Waikawa
Housed in a historic school building, this cafe aims to provide quality meals using homegrown vegetables, local produce and homemade products.
601 Waikawa-Curio Bay Road, Curio Bay
Serving kiwi classics, scrumptious seafood, sweet treats and barista coffee all with an enviable view of the coastline.
2501 Papatowai Highway, Papatowai
This accommodation is fully self contained units that can each sleep one to five people.
3 Saunders Street, Owaka
This cosy cafe has a comprehensive menu full of delicious food and a licensed bar stocked with a range of cold beers and fine wines.
5 Moray Terrace, Fortrose
At the south end of the Catlins on the Southern Scenic Route, this place offers great food, drink, coffee and friendly service plus 24/7 fuel.