Eat & Drink

See below for our vibrant bar and dining scene. Casual, quirky, fine dining, tapas, bar snacks, lunch, brunch, alfresco, takeaways, what more could you ask for. 

Buncos Diner's Big Breakfast, of eggs, bacon, sausages, tomatoes, salad, baked beans and more!

Buncos Diner

A true chef shouldn’t be opening bags,” says Derek. “I have a real passion for food and hospitality. Part of that is interacting with my customers and getting to know them, as well as giving them delicious things to eat.” Derek caters for all tastes from the big appetite to the more health conscious, with a large gluten-free range too. You could have Bunco’s Big Breakfast with all the trimmings or the Vegan Smash for breakfast. For lunch; steak, egg and chips or a falafel bowl.
An image of the counter at Country Oven Bakery and Cafe in Amberley.

Country Oven Bakery & Cafe

Give your taste buds a treat at Country Oven Bakery and Cafe! For years, we’ve been keeping the amazing people of Amberley well-fed and happy with our scrumptious baked goods. Our original creations and signature products are sure to exceed all of your expectations.
The logo of Kells Kitchen Homemade, a red K with a double lined teal circle around it. WIth Kells Kitchen placed underneath it, and then Homemade.

Kells Kitchen

Food is Kel’s passion – her art is creating a delicious and surprising cabinet that will overwhelm your every sense.
The exterior of Little Vintage Espresso in Amberley

Little Vintage Espresso

Little Vintage Espresso is simple, stylish and extremely inviting. The light open space is filled with communal tables and happy customers. What more could you want? With over 18 years of hospitality between them, you can expect sensational North Canterbury service and the best coffee option on your way north. Speaking of good food, the cabinet and menu are brimming with it – whether you’re after a piece of cheesecake, a ham and cheese croissant or something from the enticing all day breakfast menu, Little Vintage Espresso has you covered. There’s also a range of organic juices and soft drinks to wash it down if you’re not in the coffee mood.
The Nor'Wester Cafe logo is a circle with a tree blowing in the wind, losing it's leaves as if in a Norwester.

Nor’wester Cafe

The Nor’Wester Cafe opened its doors for the first time in 1997. It has since been renowned for the quality of food and service nationwide. Since August 2016, it has been owned and operated by a local family, with a goal to deliver great service, accompanied by excellent espresso, roasted by Ozone Coffee. This “quaint” little cafe has been a destination point for so many over the years, and has continued to provide exactly what you are looking for. You won’t be disappointed
An exterior view of Paris Bakery & Cafe in Amberley.

Paris Bakery & Cafe

The bakery every town needs: great pies, sandwiches and rolls, cakes & gateaux, French breads and pastries

Contact Us

If you have any questions, queries, suggestions, or would like a business added, please send us a message or feel free to phone on 027 69 66 391 or email