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Barker's Foodstore & Eatery is situated in the heart of picturesque Geraldine on route to the Southern lakes. The perfect place to stop and experience hospitality the Barker's way and view our full product range along with tastings in store.
Phone: 03 693 9727
Situated in the beautiful Gapes Valley between Geraldine and Fairlie, House of Hop is a funky restaurant and brewery with your favourite pub classics such brewers fries, burgers, tacos and ribs.
Their inhouse brewery is producing some seriously good beer including Pale Ale, Stout as well as West Coast and Hazy IPA.
Their friendly team look forward to welcoming you in for lunch and dinner.
Phone: 03 697 4959
Set off-street in a beautiful historic villa surrounded by a luscious garden for outdoor dining.
Phone: 03 693 9616
Experience the laid-back vibe of the kiwi bach. You'll find great burgers, coffee and shakes, and some sweet Kiwi favourites – you can't go past cheerios and sauce, or potato chips and dip. Home of the unique Al's Hot Sauces range.
Phone: 03 693 8320
Located in the heart of Peel Forest village, The Greenman at Peel Forest has a delicious menu to fill your belly. Their breakfast and lunch menus boast all the essentials, while their dinner menu is a three course extravaganza! You also can't go wrong with one of their delicious pizzas!
Phone: 03 696 3567
Situated in the historic Woodbury Store 10 minutes from Geraldine, the cosy and friendly cafe offers delicious, homemade food across their brunch and lunch menu and the cabinet is full of wholesome, tasty goodness.
Phone: 03 971 6292
Come and taste at the Geraldine Orchard Farms with local produce available to buy, along with delicious cabinet and menu food. Great to take your family for an outing!
Phone: 03 693 9514
All the food at the Berry Barn Bakery is baked on site early each morning, making it fresh and flavourful. A variety of preservative and additive-free artisan breads are available. Great coffee and the breakfast is “big as”.
Phone: 03 693 9900
A welcome refreshment stop on State Highway 1 at Rangitata, about an hour and a half south of Christchurch, and 30 minutes north of Timaru.
Phone: 03 693 8692
Café style food with an all-day breakfast and a la carte menu. Fully licensed with great coffee. Relax outside in our courtyard or dine inside. Fast, efficient service and selection of fresh food and baking. Every Friday night Mundell's cafe hosts IZAKAYA (Japanese tapas) from 5.30 - 9 pm
Phone: 03 693 1101
Located in the heart of Geraldine, Q Foods are a family friendly cafe and grill with American style food options and Italian base pizza options
Phone: 03 693 9770
The Village Inn is right in the heart of Geraldine.
The beer garden is the perfect place to park up in the sun, dine and watch the world go by.
Phone: 03 693 1004