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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 .

Artisan by Rangiora Bakery :: click here for more information


Rangiora Bakery is probably the most famous bakery in New Zealand. Having won many NZ Baker of the Year titles over the years, it has just opened a new food...

18 High Street, Rangiora
P: +64 3 311 8633


Isobels Restaurant :: click here for more information


Isobel's Restaurant is an inviting and renowned venue for romantic meals or larger groups. Diners can enjoy mouth-watering fare in the grand restaurant with its large windows overlooking the landscaped...

1 Concial Hill Road, Hanmer Springs
P: +64 3 315 0060, F: +64 3 315 7023, Free Phone: 0800 368 888 -

Nor' Wester Cafe :: click here for more information


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.


95 Main North Road, Amberley
P: +64 3 314 9411, F: +64 3 314 9412 -

Pegasus Bay Winery :: click here for more information


The Donaldson family have been seriously involved in wine since the early 70’s and were pioneers of local grape growing and wine making. Pegasus Bay is a family-owned and operated...

263 Stockgrove Road, RD2, Amberley
P: +64 3 314 6869, F: +64 3 314 6861 -

Pukeko Junction :: click here for more information


A delicious stop on your travels, Pukeko Junction is a cheerful, buzzing, award-winning destination café. The gourmet country food is all made in-house, from the bread to the tarts, cakes,...

458 Ashworths Road, Leithfield
P: +64 3 314 8834, F: +64 3 314 8896 -

Red Post Cafe :: click here for more information


A picturesque restored villa in Culverden is home to the Red Post Cafe, an inviting place to stop for lunch, a snack, great coffee or an evening meal.

We are fully...

Main Road, Culverden
P: +64 3 315 8492

The Good Street Deli :: click here for more information


Small in size but big in reputation, we are renowned for great food, excellent fair-trade organic coffee and our lovely service! All our cafe food is made daily by our...

2a Good Street, Rangiora
P: +64 3 313 7388

Two Rivers Cafe :: click here for more information


Two Rivers Café in Cheviot is an ideal stop for breakfast, lunch or coffee and a snack.

The food is all made in house, there are daily specials and a...

11 Hall Street, Cheviot
P: +64 3 319 8505 -

Waipara Hills :: click here for more information


Just 45 minutes north of Christchurch, set amongst the vineyards, is the iconic stone building that is Waipara Hills. It is home to an operating winery, cellar door and bistro...

780 Glasnevin Road, (State Highway 1), Waipara
P: +64 3 314 6900, F: +64 3 314 6905


Waipara Springs Winery and Cafe :: click here for more information


Waipara Springs is a boutique vineyard and winery located in the warm, dry Waipara Valley (north of Christchurch).

Wines are produced on the premises from estate grown fruit and the results...

State Highway 1, Waipara
P: +64 3 314 6777, F: +64 3 314 6777 -