Eat & Drink

Hokitika Restaurant and Cafes

Whether you want fish and chips or a five star meal, Hokitika has a restaurant or cafe to suit your tastebuds. Choose from places that are located on the beachfront or on the main streets, have outdoor seating and cosy couches near fires and dine in or takeaway choices. Many offer a taste of West Coast Whitebait too. 

Browse the listings below to choose your Hokitika dining options. 

ClockTower Cafe

PH: (03) 755 7737
‘Runner-up Cafe of the Year 2012/13 West Coast Region’ by Café Magazine and ‘Highly Commended’ in the 2014 NZ Pie Awards. Open 7 days from 6.30am, on main street opposite historic Town Clock. Extensive menu, including Gluten Free & homemade fare. Whitebait available all year. Awesome coffee, reasonable prices & great service. No surcharge on Public Holidays.

Porky's Takeaways

PH: 03 755 8229 FREEPH: 0800 756 8229

Fish, chips, burgers, chicken, thickshakes, ice creams & lots more.

Fat Pipi Pizza

PH: (03) 755 6373

You haven't experienced Hokitika until you've tried the original whitebait pizza at Fat Pipi Pizzas. In the heart of the township, enjoy gourmet treats that extend beyond pizza and discover why this unique West Coast eating house has featured in the Lonely Planet travel guide for the past four years. 

Ocean View Restaurant & Bar
PH: 03 755 8344 E:

The newly refurbished Oceanview Restaurant and Bar with its sleek design and comfort is elevated above the beach, allowing you to enjoy a top quality dining whilst watching waves break on the shore. Open daily for breakfast from 7am and for dinner from 5pm. Located at the Beachfront Hotel. 

Stumpers Bar & Café
PH: (03) 755 6154 E:

Right in the heart of Hokitika. Homemade food options, large portions, good value. Open 7am til late 7 days. Enjoy a light snack to a full delicious meal – there is something for the whole family. Choose sun-drenched outdoor seating, grab a couch fireside or play pool in the bar. Sample menu on our website. Range of hotel accommodation on site. 

Stella Cafe: Delicatessen and Cheesery

PH: (03) 755 5432 E:

On the sunny side of Revell Street, near Hokitika Beach. Offering simply superior food, superior service in a Stella environment. Open Daily 7.30am – 5.30pm for breakfast, lunch & everything in between - evening dining during summer. Features a great selection of New Zealand wines & beers (off license & single bottle sales); alfresco dining, Delicatessen & Cheesery and live bee display. No holiday surcharge. Take a look inside

Ramble & Ritual at the Urban Hub

PH: 03 755 6347

Cafe and giftware. 

Coasters Bar

PH: 03 756 9057

Bar. Part of Beachfront Hotel Hokitika. 

Eats on Revell and Stone Oven Bakery

PH: 03 755 8612


Bottle-O Hokitika

PH: (03) 755 8635

Liquor store

West Coast Wine Company

PH: 03 755 5417

Bar and stockists of wine, cuban products, beer, whisky, cocktails. 

Aurora Restaurant

PH: (03) 755 8319

All day restaurant 

Cafe 39

PH: 03 755 8379

Open for breakfast and lunch 7 days a week.

Subway Hokitika

Subway franchise takeaways. In the centre of town. 

Sweet Alice's Fudge Kitchen

PH: 03 755 5359

Homemade fudge, sweets. Ice cream. 

Hokitika Chartered Club

PH: 03 755 8342

Open to Club Members and guests, affiliated Members from other Clubs. New Members welcome!

Priya Indian Restaurant

PH: 03 755 7225

Dine in or takeout Indian food. 

S'all Good Juice Bar

PH: 03 755 7784

Smoothie and juice bar.

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