Food & Wine

Whether you just want to grab a quick pie and a muffin - or you are a discerning "foodie" -  there are some great choices of food along the Trail. Look out for cafes (with home baking), friendly pubs, restaurants, coffee, wine (try our local vintages), sun-ripened seasonal fruit...

  • Post Office Bar and Café

    Post Office Bar and Café

    Great menu choice, historic ambience, coffee and local wine selection....Read More

  • Wedderburn Tavern

    Wedderburn Tavern

    Built in 1885, the historic Wedderburn Tavern is situated in the heart...Read More

  • Pitches Store

    Pitches Store

    Built 1883 as a General Store for John Pitches in Ophir, the schist st...Read More

  • Gilchrists Store

    Gilchrists Store

    Even if you are not into shopping you should visit Gilchrists Store in...Read More

  • Lauder Hotel

    Lauder Hotel

    Located right on the Otago Central Rail Trail, the Lauder Hotel is the...Read More

  • Kissing Gate Café

    Kissing Gate Café

    Full range of beverages including expresso coffee, beers, Central Otag...Read More

  • Blacks Hotel

    Blacks Hotel

    Rail Trail guests can look forward to a warm welcome, tall tales from ...Read More

  • Omakau Commercial Hotel

    Omakau Commercial Hotel

    Built in 1898, as Omakau's original homestead, the Omakau Commercial o...Read More

  • Monteith's Brewery Bar Alexandra

    Monteith's Brewery Bar Alexandra

    Good Food, Good Wine, Good Beer, Friendly Service. Located on the main...Read More

  • Olivers Central Otago

    Olivers Central Otago

    The historic 'Olivers' complex was originally built in 1869 as The Vic...Read More

  • Judge Rock Vineyard

    Judge Rock Vineyard

    Elegant - Sensuous - Intimate. Come and taste award winning Pinot Noir...Read More

  • Ranfurly Hotel

    Ranfurly Hotel

    One of Ranfurly's most photographed art deco buildings, the Ranfurly H...Read More

  • Waipiata Country Hotel

    Waipiata Country Hotel

    This tastefully refurbished historic hotel features country bar, bistr...Read More

  • Hannah's Cafe at Hayes Engineering Works & Homestead

    Hannah's Cafe at Hayes Engineering Works & Homestead

     Visit Hayes Engineering Works & Homestead, a Heritage New Zealand des...Read More

  • Oturehua Railway Hotel

    Oturehua Railway Hotel

    Built in the late 1800's the Oturehua Railway Hotel is the only fully ...Read More

  • Muddy Creek Cafe

    Muddy Creek Cafe

    Take a break from the Rail Trail at this friendly country cafe. Wholes...Read More

  • Stationside Café

    Stationside Café

    With its quaint cottage design, Stationside Cafe at Lauder makes a wel...Read More

  • Strath Taieri Hotel

    Strath Taieri Hotel

    Built in the 1890s the Strath Taieri Hotel is the last remaining pub i...Read More

  • Paulina's Restaurant & Bar

    Paulina's Restaurant & Bar

    New Zealand and International Wholesome Food To Share - A great way to...Read More

  • Clyde Village Vineyard

    Clyde Village Vineyard

    This boutique Central Otago vineyard overlooks the historic gold minin...Read More

  • Maniototo Cafe

    Maniototo Cafe

         Maniototo Café is conveniently situated opposite the Ranfurly I-S...Read More

  • Royal Hotel

    Royal Hotel

    The Royal Hotel has recently reopened after being refurbished.  Large ...Read More