Eat your way around the region! Beautiful Wairarapa is full of small, award-winning food producers who love visitors. Here are some of our favourites.

Cafes, Restaurants, Bakeries

We have something to suit anyone. Have a look at our delicious options!


C'est Cheese in Featherston. This store is chock-a-block with hand-made cheese from around the country and a great range of deli treats. 

Kingsmeade Artisan Cheese - ewe's milk cheese is their speciality. Look out for it in delis.

Try a Wine and Cheese pairing experience at Palliser Wines


Wairarapa olive oil is some of the country’s best – officially.

Take a tour of an olive grove.

Chocolate and Bakeries

Schoc Chocolates in Greytown. Hand-crafted chocolate in 85 flavours! Try lime and chilli or sea salt for starters.

Sweet Kitchen and Delights in Featherston is a treasure trove of all things sweet!

Multi award winning Ten O'Clock Cookie, a bakery and cafe in Masterton and Clareville Bakery in Clareville are two of our finest foodie destinations.

Join the locals for a coffee and graze your way around the stalls. 

Speciality Food Shops

Check out The Grocer in Martinborough for a deli and specialty food shop with the vibe of a traditional grocery store. The selection, personally chosen by owner Celia Jenkins, features local foods, artisan baking, cheeses, olive oils, honey, organic products, and sweet and savoury treats.

Farmers Markets

Wairarapa Farmers' Market

Carterton Farmers' Market


Here of course we love our local wine and beer too - read all about those treats.