A hidden gem tucked away behind the Copthorne Hotel, but a local favourite for busy mums with kids with heaps for them to do while you savour their great coffee and lovely cakes.
A great place any time of the dayor night - open 7 days and known far and wide for its tasty cheese scones, great coffee and lovely sidewalk seating. The place to have coffee and cake before or after a movie at the adjoining Regent 3 Cinema.
Funky café with young staff who like to create interesting food and they are passionate about serving good coffee. Really great service.
This gem is nestled in Queen Elizabeth Park in the most elegant of buildings – an old Cricket Pavilion. The coffee is good and the sheltered verandah is a wonderful place to sit and reflect while the kids go for rides on the miniature train for just $1.
This is another firm favourite with the locals – serving superb lunches and fantastic coffee right in the heart of the Mitre 10 MEGA store on Ngaumutawa Road. It’s a great place to relax before making your purchases.
Nestled down a side street in the popular Lansdowne suburb, this is a busy hub for the surrounding community. Dish holds some great evening music sessions and the blue cod and chips is a firm favourite with locals.
Definitely one of the top cafés in the town, Entice has amazing salads and tasty lunch dishes. You will get an energy boost from their rich and creamy green smoothies and the strong coffee. Definitely a favourite of the discerning café diner and has a sunny outdoor area.
It’s a village: a huge café that’s always bustling. Great coffee, superb sandwiches of old, meaty pies, some glorious gourmet sammy combos and a fresh juice bar for those who are looking for something quenching on a hot day. They also do a mean cheese roll.
This is the place to go if you want to hide! Head way down back order a coffee and work away on your laptop. The service is great, and the seafood chowder is legendary. Many town workers call this place their second home.
Fun and great service, good coffee and inventive food and with prices that make it affordable to take the whole family - very good with little ones.
Best value in town – does really good sandwiches and a huge array of fresh and tasty pies.
Famous for salads and home cooking - lots of space and some outdoor seating makes it a popular place for those who are visiting the nearby library. Really good value and great coffee.
This café has more awards than most people have had custard squares. You can get a lovely loaf of artisan bread to take home and they sport a wonderful gelato bar.
One of the most popular cafés in Masterton and the Wairarapa - nestled in the bustling Kuripuni shopping village. It has a great array of teas and coffee and hearty portions of lovely food.
This is a favourite half way stop for people travelling out to Castlepoint but it’s also a destination in itself. Pure country but with big city coffee and hearty food geared for the traveller. Has a great outdoor space as well. The venison burger is legendary.
Lots of interesting food and superb service. Their date scones always get rave reviews and they do a mean milkshake. Some outdoor seating and they are passionate about their coffee.
Brilliant place to stop and enjoy nature as it was intended with real wholesome food. Famous for good soups and salads and they pride themselves on serving great coffee to weary travellers.
The warm friendly atmosphere of the Wairarapa Trading Company is typical of this top class venue which is a regular spot for after work drinks and nibbles.
The food is top quality pub food with sophistication. Favourites include steak night Wednesday, fish and chip Thursday and rib night Friday as well as weeknight happy hour
This is the bakery that has supplied the Kuripuni Village with all their lunch and catering needs for over 30 years. The Wai Pie is the most sought-after item on the menu, followed by the delicious custard slice. All products are made fresh onsite daily by the original baker who has perfected his recipes over time.
Curry Twist prepare great tasting, authentic Indian food with exquisite kebabs and both North and South Indian cuisine, which you would usually have to travel to Wellington or Auckland to taste. Curry Twist boasts great prices including some delicious lunch deals and the chef prepares each dish with its own distinctive flavour.
Tripoli is a casual dining establishment that provides an intimate atmosphere. The cosy little restaurant creates delicious contemporary New Zealand cuisine with a Mediterranean twist. Tripoli caters for families right through to executive parties with set menus or tailor-made food to fit your individual needs with a broad selection of wines and beers.