Strawberries and sorbet at the Wairarapa Farmers' MarketOlivo, Martinborough

Eat your way around the region! Beautiful Wairarapa is full of small, award-winning food producers who love visitors. Here are some of our favourites.

Cafes, Restaurants, Bakeries

We have something to suit anyone. Have a look at our delicious options!


C'est Cheese in Featherston. This store is chock-a-block with hand-made cheese from around the country and a great range of deli treats. 

Cwmglyn Farmhouse Cheese. Some of the world's best farmhouse cheese, made just north of Masterton. Oh - and there's an amazing model railway on site too. On the way, stop at the Wee Red Barn for berries and jams.

Kingsmeade Artisan Cheese - ewe's milk cheese is their speciality. Look out for it in delis.


Wairarapa olive oil is some of the country’s best – officially.

Take a tour of an olive grove.

Drop in to The Olive Press in gorgeous Greytown.

Chocolate and Bakeries

Schoc Chocolates in Greytown. Hand-crafted chocolate in 85 flavours! Try lime and chilli or sea salt for starters.

Sweet Kitchen and Delights in Featherston is a treasure trove of all things sweet!

Multi award winning Ten O'Clock Cookie, a bakery and cafe in Masterton and Clareville Bakery in Clareville are two of our finest foodie destinations.


Farmers' Markets

Join the locals for a coffee and graze your way around the stalls. 

Wairarapa Farmers' Market

Carterton Farmers' Market

Featherston Market