Places to eat in Martinborough

Martinborough offers so many choices for eating - indoors or al fresco. Dine at a vineyard restaurant, or stroll through the village and take your pick of cafes.

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Peppers Parehua Martinborough has a hotel-style restaurant with wonderful accommodation on site. Between courses, take a walk through the beautiful grounds.

Wineries with restaurants on site:

  • Dine al fresco on the terraces overlooking the vines at Tirohana Estate or inside in the warm elegant restaurant
  • Lounge outside on the beanbags in the Wairarapa sun or relax inside and enjoy the tasty selection of food options at Colombo Martinborough 
  • Terraced setting looking across the grapevines at Margrain Vineyard's cafe
  • A stylish venue with a platter-style menu and excellent wine at Poppies Martinborough
  • Surrounded by roses and overlooking vines at the courtyard at Coney Wines
  • Even if you aren't staying at Peppers Parehua you can still take a seat at Pavillions
  • Or delicous dumplings and Asian style bowls and tastes at Luna
  • Enjoy a casual lunch among the vines at Moy Hall with the chef’s lunch menu of shared-plates featuring local produce
  • Try the Union Square, the Union Square Boulangerie next door, or celebrate with their High Tea including bubbles. 

Lunch or dinner in Martinborough village:

  • Classic cuisine with an innovative twist at Cafe Medici
  • Get your coffee fix with a locally roasted brew at In the Neighbourhood and try something delicious from their cabinet food
  • Boutique cinema, restaurant and bar Circus Cinema is open daily from 3pm. Dine by the open fire or in the sunny courtyard 
  • Boutique brewery with excellent beer and snack menu Martinborough Brewery
  • Enjoy a modern NZ cuisine with a French influence at Union Square
  • The locals' pub on the square is The Pukemanu Bar & Eatery
  • Try family-friendly Knucklebone Cafe for new food ideas in a bright & modern setting 
  • Enjoy delicious gourmet platters and small plates at The Wine Bank 

Go country!

The Land Girl is a modern cafe full of character, just a short drive south of Martinborough.

Wondering what else is open? Here's a list of opening hours for Martinborough shops and restaurants.