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 and cake, and great coffee, beer and wine in a relaxing cafe with amazing views over Te Waewae Bay.
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.
135 Palmerston Street, Riverton
Friendly service, great coffee, and delicious home-baked goods in a quirky venue in central Riverton.
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!
102 Palmerston Street, Riverton
A Rustic café specializing in homemade pies and other treats. Situated on highway 99 in the picturesque beachside.
3A Orawia Road, Tuatapere
A quirky mix mix between a tiny antique museum filled with local historical artifacts and an awesome cafe stocked with homemade goodies.
Lodges & Retreats
2 Clifden Highway, Tuatapere
The last lodge in New Zealand to see the light of the day, with double, twin, triple or single rooms, as well as tent and campervan sites and a cafe.
119 Main Street, Otautau
Delicious fresh food and drinks in this cosy cafe!