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              Eating in Tuatapere


There is a variety of accommodation options in Tuatapere and its surrounding Countryside. Freedom camping sites to exclusive home stays, Campgrounds, motels, hotels and backpacker options. Book-a-bach and airbnb. There will be something to suit everyone and everyone's budget.


Eating in Tuatapere is easy with many options. There are several places where you can buy the ubiquitous 'fish and chips' or a burger, a well equipped 4 square supermarket for supplies both home and trail and a number of sit down restaurant options.


Cafes abound for coffee, breakfast, lunch or just a great place to stop for a chat. Of course, you can be well fed at any one of the many comfortable homestays in and around town if you have chosen that accommodation option.

The main eating places are listed below but most can be found on their own page by going to the menu.


Yesteryears Cafe and Museum. Cnr of Orawia and Ferry roads Tuatapere

Old fashioned tea/coffee and cakes, great breakfasts and lunches.


The Hungry Hippo Main st Tuatapere

Takeaways, sandwiches, ice creams, drinks and confectionary.


Orepuki Beach cafe. cnr of the main road and beach st Orepuki

Award-winning cafe dining. Booking usually required.


The Waiau Hotel. Main st Tuatapere.

Restaurant, cafe, Bar meals.


Cafe 99. Mcfeely st Tuatapere

Bar meals, restaurant, cafe, takeaways.


Waiau Town and Country Club. King st Tuatapere.

Restaurant and bar.


Last Light Lodge. Cnr half-mile road and Clifden Highway Tuatapere.

Restaurant, cafe, bar, takeaways.


4 Square. Main st Tuatapere.

Supermarket, ready-made meals, takeaways.



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