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. 

Ambrosia Restaurant & Bar

Ambrosia Restaurant & Bar

Ambrosia Restaurant & Bar is Amberley’s best kiwi bistro with an emphasis on innovative food and exceptional service.
The logo of Better Half Kitchen & Bar on Ashworths Road, in Leithfield.

Better Half Kitchen & Bar

Who says your better half can’t be a juicy steak or a sumptuously cheesy pizza? At this eatery, food always takes the top spot. Located in Leithfield, Better Half enjoys a prime location away from the hustle and bustle. With a distinct country vibe, their enormous restaurant gives you all the space you could ever desire to stretch out and relax. Beautifully homey with that rustic-pub vibe, every diner is made to feel right at home. And with a patio bathed in sunshine, breakfast, lunch and dinner can be an outdoorsy, alfresco affair.
A front view of the Brew Moon Brewing Company in Amberley. Shows building with wooden rustic frontage and outdoor area with barrels and stools to sit at.

Brew Moon Brewing Company

Established in 2002 by Kieran McCauley and Belinda Gould, the Brew Moon Brewing Company is a family-owned brewery and taproom in Amberley, North Canterbury. We are North Canterbury’s original craft brewery, producing an established range of high quality, popular beer styles alongside a selection of more exotic seasonal brews. Alongside our beers we pour a small selection of local wines, and provide a range of wood-fired pizzas and small plates.
The Crown & Shepherd bar at the Amberley

Crown & Shepherd Bar at the Amberley Hot

Everyone needs a local where they can catch up with their mates and unwind over a cool beer and some live sports action. At the Crown & Shepherd Bar, you’ll find a vibrant community, great yarns and a service second to none. With a fully operating gaming room, live sports on the big screens, fantastic platters and DB and Monteiths Beer on tap, why not pop in and make us your local if you haven’t already.
DOTI Eatery & Bar logo

DOTI Eatery & Bar  

Welcome to D.O.T.I your newest Eatery & Bar in Amberley, North Canterbury.
The Railway Tavern logo features a vintage locomotive drawing with the words Railway Tavern, est. 1878 and Amberley underneath it with a circle around it all

Railway Tavern

We are everything you want from your local. Our staff are down to earth, the food not too fancy.
An advertisement for Speights at the Old Leithfield Hotel. It has a hand holding a Speights in on each side with Good Mates and Great Beer Go Hand in Hand written in between them.

The Old Leithfield Hotel

Genuine country hotel with great atmosphere and beer garden. Serving lunch and dinner daily Nestled in the quaint town of Leithfield, The Old Leithfield Hotel is a charming establishment that serves up delicious pub fare at affordable prices. With its warm and inviting ambiance, this fine dining spot is perfect for a casual meal with friends or family. The interior design is rustic and cozy, with wood paneling and a roaring fireplace adding to the overall charm. One of the standout features of The Old Leithfield Hotel is the beautiful outdoor seating area, perfect for enjoying a summer day with friends while sipping on a cold beer. Live music can also be enjoyed on certain nights, adding to the already lively atmosphere.

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