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North Canterbury Food & Wine Trail

The North Canterbury Food & Wine Trail showcases North Canterbury’s local flavours - fantastic food, Canterbury wine, authentic food and wine itineraries and passionate people.

Discover fresh seasonal produce, savour wine tasting and wine tours, enjoy cafe or restaurant dining, relax in idyllic rural accommodation and experience an easy pace of life just twenty minutes north of Christchurch.  

The North Canterbury Food & Wine Trail encapsulates the world famous wine region of Waipara , as well as Rangiora , Oxford and Hanmer Springs .


Nor' Wester Cafe

Since 1997, this multi award wining eatery has been nourishing the locals and travellers from around the globe, with menus of fresh regional cuisine, exciting wine lists and superb coffee.

Set in a renovated bungalow, you can unwind within the homely interior or dine al fresco.

Bookings for dining welcomed, casual encounters encouraged.

Contact us

Trish Coleman

95 Main North Road
Amberley 7410

+64 3 314 9411
+64 27 221 8984

+64 3 314 9412

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How to find us

Situated on State Highway 1, in the heart of Amberley, a small rural town, approx. 40 mins north of Christchurch. On route to the Waipara Wine Region, Hanmer Springs, and Kaikoura.


Open seven days 9am till late Brunch, lunch & dinner

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