Places to eat in Masterton

Masterton has plenty of options for brunch, lunch or dinner. Eat at a resort, by an art gallery, in the little Kuripuni Village or right on the main street of town.

Options include:

The Farriers Bar & Eatery celebrates local produce in its extensive lunch and dinner menu. With relaxed spaces inside and out it's a great spot to linger. 

Lone Star restaurant and bar, where you'll find generous meals served with a smile - in one of Masterton's heritage buildings.

Paper Road Winery & Bistro are famous for their pizzas available alongside an a la carte and kid-friendly menu. Enjoy a wine tasting tray, featuring their Pinot Noir, while looking out over the vines to the Tararua Ranges. 

Tui Brewery, Mangatainoka has fantastic range of lunch options, order a tasting tray of Tui beers too then sit back and enjoy the atmosphere. You could event do a Tui Brewery tour while you're there!

The Grill is Masterton's most formal dining concept with an excellent menu and indoor or outdoor seating options.

Cafe Solway is at the driving range and has a short bush walk nearby for working off a meal.

Entice Cafe offers delicious cafe fare over the road from Queen Elizabeth Park and next door to Aratoi Museum of Art & History.

Ten O'Clock Cookie Bakery Cafe is an award-winning family bakery. You won't be able to resist their cakes and pastries!

The Screening Room Cinema & Eatery has renowned chef Travis cooking up his famous tapas and some larger meals with the ultra-modern cinema next door.

Don Luciano Cafe & Coffee Roastery serves breakfast and lunch with a mix of Latin and Kiwi favourites.

Wild Cafe at Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre - the only cafe in the world where you can eat lunch overlooking the takahe!

Kuripuni District

Copthorne Hotel and Resort Solway Park WairarapaTen minutes walk south of central Masterton is Kuripuni Village, locally famous for boutique shopping and eating.

The village has a The Screening Room Cinema & Eatery with renowned chef Travis cooking up his favourite tapas and some larger plates with the ultra-modern cinema next door.

Visit Apache Jacks in Kuripuni for a hearty family meal with a hint of Tex Mex. Popular for anniversaries or birthday celebrations for all ages. Open for lunch and dinner every day.

Solway District

At the southern entrance to Masterton are a couple of Masterton restaurant options in the Copthorne Solway Park Hotel & Resort.

Masterton's most elegant dining concept, The Grill at Solway Park, has an excellent a la carte menu with indoor and outdoor seating.

Cafe Solway is next to the driving range at the Copthorne Hotel and has a short bush walk to work off a meal.