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.

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. 

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

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

The newly refurbished Oceanview Restaurant with its sleek design and comfort located at the Beachfront Hotel and elevated above the beach allowing you to enjoy top quality dining whilst watching waves break on the shore. Make the most of this amazing view of Tasman Sea and relax with a wine or a beer before you dine in the restaurant. Also part of the complex is the casual Coasters Bar on Revell Street for true West Coast hospitality. 

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. 

Stations Inn : Boutique Accommodation Restaurant & Bar
PH: (03) 7555499 E: FREEPH: 0508 782 846

Affordable Luxury 3km from Hokitika. Majestic views of Southern Alps, Tasman sea & countryside. Central to world famous scenery walks, bike tracks & local history. Waterwheel Restaurant - freshly prepared cuisine. NZ Beef & Lamb Award 2006–2014. HANZ National Award Lamb & Beef Finalist/Winner.

Porky's Takeaways

PH: 03 755 8229

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

S'all Good Juice Bar

PH: 03 755 7784

Smoothie and juice bar.

Priya Indian Restaurant

PH: 03 755 7225

Dine in or takeout Indian food. 


Subway franchise takeaways.

West Coast Wine Company

PH: 03 755 5417

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

Eats on Revell and Stone Oven Bakery

PH: 03 755 8612


Hokitika Chartered Club

PH: 03 755 8342

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

Coasters Bar

PH: 03 756 9057

Bar. Part of Beachfront Hotel Hokitika. 

Sweet Alice's Fudge Kitchen

PH: 03 755 5359

Homemade fudge, sweets. Ice cream. 

Cafe 39

PH: 03 755 8379

Open for breakfast and lunch 7 days a week.

Te Whare Kai Catering and Taiaha Gold-n-Tours

PH: 03 755 8792

Traditional Maori hangi, eat in the Pataka Lounge and function facility. Tours.

Ramble & Ritual at the Urban Hub

PH: 03 755 6347

Cafe and giftware. 

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