Cafes abound in the coastal townships in Western Southland, as well as a few quality restaurants, and plenty of taverns are scattered about the region.
126 Rocks Highway, Riverton
A restaurant and cafe boasting expansive sea views, a scrumptious menu full of local produce, fresh baking made daily, and a large beverage list.
33 Stafford Street, Orepuki
Fantastic farm to table food, house baked breads, cake, great coffee, beer and wine in a relaxing cafe with full table service and great atmosphere!
Food & Drink
134 Main Street, Otautau
An excellent sit-down and take away café located on the main street of Otautau, Southland.
1260 Clifden Highway, Clifden
Cafe dining set with an unique back drop of the historic Clifden Suspension Bridge. Excellent coffee and homemade sweet and savory treats.
Tours and Experiences
1248 Hundred Line Road West (tours by arrangement only), Otautau
Southlands very own whisky distillery, the Aulds take care of every step in the process from seed to sip.
4 Mcfeely Street, Tuatapere
This modern cafe and bar is home to the famous Tuatapere Sausage and is a great stop for any traveler in Western Southland!
154 Palmerston Street, Riverton
The Environment Centre is a collective of community based groups all working to leverage and care for the lush landscape and friendly people of Southland.
166 Palmerston Street, Riverton/Aparima
The talented team at Jacobs River Bakehouse in Riverton, is waiting to greet you with fresh, local & organic kai and beverages.
135 Palmerston Street, Riverton
Friendly service, great coffee, and delicious home-baked goods in a quirky venue in central Riverton.