Waipara Valley Dining and Cuisine
Situated about 45 minutes drive north of Christchurch International Airport and Christchurch City, Waipara Valley is one of New Zealand's fastest and finest growing wine regions. Experience Waipara Valley dining and cuisine at a bar, restaurant, cafe or fast food joint, and taste some of the finest food and wines in New Zealand. Waipara Valley enjoys a wide variety of fresh produce, both from the land and the sea. more
Choose a world class Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay, grown and made in New Zealand, to complement your meal.
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Creating innovative and imaginative self-drive itineraries tailored to your own requirements. If you have a desire to indulge your senses with spectacular food and gold medal wines during your visit, then this is the itinerary for you - a self-drive tour of New Zealand created specially for lovers of great food and fine wine.
Black Estate Tasting Room & Restaurant looks out over their home vineyard with stunning views across the Waipara Valley. Black Estate craft organic and expressive single vineyard wines which can be enjoyed with organic and local produce in the restaurant. Open 7 days a week 10am - 5pm. Bookings recommended. B&B accommodation available in attached stylish self-contained apartment.
Mobile-friendly - Your day starts when your friendly and knowledgeable tour guide picks you up from your Christchurch hotel. You'll hear stories of the local wines, the people and the Waipara region itself as you are driven around four local wineries. Enjoy a Gourmet lunch and delicious snacks along the way. A fantastic way to meet other wine-enthusiasts from around the world.
If you're on the hunt for a spot to sample quality Waipara Wine and Cuisine then Fiddler's Green Vineyard & Bistro is for you. Take your pick from their selection of wines or indulge in others from the surrounding Waipara Valley.The Bistro offers European inspired and Kiwi favourites, as well as comforting pub-style dishes that will entice and delight.
Mobile-friendly - Pegasus Bay is a family-owned and operated winery in North Canterbury’s Waipara Valley, offering visitors a complete and unforgettable food and wine experience in a beautiful location. Their winery restaurant, open 12 noon to 4pm, Thursday to Monday, has been awarded New Zealand’s best winery restaurant 8 times in the Cuisine NZ Good Food Awards.
Waipara Hills is just 45 minutes drive north of Christchurch on SH1. Here you will find a working winery, cellar door and bistro style restaurant. The cellar door offers award-winning Pinot Gris, Riesling, Rose, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. Enjoy lunch at the restaurant with stunning views across the charming courtyard to the vineyards. Personal winery tours also available.
Waipara Springs is a unique and iconic family-owned and operated award-winning boutique winery and cafe. With 29 years experience in hospitality, we have a wonderful story to share as one of the original wineries and cafes, within the iconic Waipara Valley. Awarded an Excellence rating from Trip Advisor, Open 7-days, we provide our guests a relaxing, picturesque and friendly experience.
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