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. 

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.
Greystone Winery


Whether you pop around for a wine tasting or settle in for a long lunch, you can’t go wrong with a visit to the Greystone Cellar Door. Let Chef Cameron Woodhouse delight you with his acclaimed locally-inspired menu, while our Cellar Door team shares the perfect pairing for your palate.
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.
Delicious dishes from the Cork & Crown Restaurant in Amberley.

The Cork & Crown Restaurant at The Amberley Hotel

The Cork & Crown Restaurant offers a relaxed family-friendly atmosphere with booth seating, a hanging garden running the length of the room and a private courtyard beer garden. Our talented chefs are passionate about using only the freshest, premium quality and local ingredients. Serving a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu, you’ll find something to satisfy any taste with our homemade creations and local favourites.
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.
Torlesse Winery

Torlesse Winery

Wines of excellence. From the unique terroir of Waipara. Home of Torlesse, Omihi Road & Whitecap wine. Stylish and distinctive wines. Many of our styles are hand harvested and batch crafted. North facing, moderately sloping terrain provides an ideal sun-trap for our fruiting vines. Come and enjoy a wine tasting and a platter at our cellar door.
Waipara Springs

Waipara Springs Winery

Waipara Springs is the founding Winery and Café of Waipara, established in 1989. Now in its 3rd Generation of management. In keeping with past generations, your hosts Andrew and Katie very much share the vision of “Wine, Dine, Relax”. Our motto is about providing a knowledgeable wine and premium dining experience, in a relaxing setting for all customers to enjoy. Premium Wines are produced using tradition techniques from estate grown vines to complement the colourful and quality culinary experience, with ingredients sourced from local North Canterbury suppliers.

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