Places to eat in Masterton

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

The Farriers Bar & Eatery is Masterton’s all-occasion gastropub with an extensive lunch and dinner menu. Relaxed spaces inside and out make it a great spot to linger. 

Le Grá family winery creates beautiful wines, paired with a delicious vineyard platter featuring a range of local produce you will be set for a relaxed afternoon. 

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 at Solway Park  offers contemporary country cuisine, using local produce. As the name suggests, The Grill specialises in great steaks.  Order a gourmet platter and relax on the deck at lunchtime. Open for lunch and dinner seven days. 

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 Café is an award-winning family bakery. You won't be able to resist their cakes and pastries!

The Screening Room Cinema & Eatery choose from modern small plate flavours, an extensive wine and craft beer list, or take a specially crafted foodie treat into your movie.

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

Take an easy 15 minute drive south of Riversdale to Homewood Storeroom for a taste of rural hospitality combined with good food and local produce.

Pop in to Sweet Cheeks Cakery in the cafe at Queen Elizabeth Park for scrumptious small batch treats to have with coffee or ice cream.

Kuripuni District

Ten 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.


Solway District

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