Butlers Berry Farm & Café

Delicious fresh produce for your picnic, or take a break at the licensed cafe overlooking the orchard.

Berry-inspired food, fresh fruit ice-cream sundaes and smoothies; jams and chutneys made on site.

SH1, Hook.
P.  03 689 5849


Cafe on Queen

Best pies in Waimate. Freshly made bread, coffee and cakes. Spacious cafe with a warm fire.

Often there’s local art and photography for sale as well. 

Caters for functions, birthday parties etc. 

It's a great place to meet clients and friends for coffee, or lunch.

25 Queen Street Waimate
P.  03 689 6010


Country Kitchen

Popular tearooms next to the historic former Post Office in the middle of town.

A range of hot and cold food available, everything is baked fresh on site daily.

The apple and custard muffins fly off the shelves, and they struggle to meet demand. 


73 Queen Street, Waimate
P.  03 689 8222


Nosh Roadside Gourmet

Classy cafe at the Waimate turn-off on State Highway 1.

Exceptional freshly made cabinet food, great salads, and lots of choice.

Arguably the best cheese puffs in the country, huge and delicious, served warm with butter.

SH 1 and SH 82 intersection, Hook.
P.  03 689 7229



Gorgeous shabby chic themed tea-room in the countryside at Morven near SH1. Upcycled furniture for sale.  

Devonshire teas, coffee, and fresh scones.

Open October 11 until the end of March.

194 Horsnells Road, Morven
M.  022 160 8818    P.  03 689 4944



Rainbow Dairy and Cafe

Good stop in the middle of Waimate for a quick bite.

Best cheese rolls (and no, they won’t share the recipe!) hot food, cabinet food, coffee, big ice creams.

Small selection of grocery items too.

87 Queen Street, Waimate
P.  03 689 7246