Places to eat in Featherston

Featherston is a natural rest stop before or after crossing the Rimutaka Range and what better way to enjoy a break than with some delicious food.

For a truly special experience, try Wharekauhau Country Estate's 'Trust the Chef' lunch, available Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The talented team in the kitchen create a 5 course degustation-style tasting menu each day, (5 course set menu, with options for main course) to showcase the bounty harvested from the local region. After lunch feel free to stroll the expansive gardens, or relax by an open fire. Wharekauhau Lodge is regularly listed among the top lodges in the world and a visit out there will show you why. Wharekauhau Country Estate is a 45 minute drive from Featherston down Western Lake Road, nestled in a bush setting with spectacular view across Palliser Bay.

Other eating options in Featherston include pub meals, pizza and a very good cafe. Just minutes north on State Highway 2 at Tauherenikau is The Tin Hut a cool little country pub with good food.