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 Amberley Farmers Market has a drawing of farmers paddocks in front of hills in the centre of the wording Amberley Farmers Market, and a green circle encasing it all.

Amberley Farmers Market

Amberley Farmers Market is an authentic farmers market with a superb range of locally grown, fresh, seasonal, quality produce and artisan products. You’ll find us nestled under the trees in front of the Hurunui District Council buildings on SH1, with easy parking available. Operating every Saturday morning throughout the year, 9am-12.30pm, it is well worth visiting regularly for your household supplies, making a leisurely social visit for a catchup with friends over coffee and treats, or a quick stop on your way through North Canterbury visiting other destinations.
The logo of Amberley Fish and Chips is a fish holding a burger and chips.

Amberley Fish & Chips

For real Fish and the best chips in town, you can’t go past Amberley Fish n Chips.
3 delicious pies sitting in front of a wooden Amberley Pies sign.

Amberley Pies

You’ll love the fillings with so much flavour and the pastry is divine. Coffee is always good and as for the sweet treats…’s hard to stop at one!
Big Bites Pizza Amberley logo, has Big Bites written with a green scroll as a background and Pizza written underneath. Above which is drawing of a slice of pizza.

Big Bites Pizza

Our story started on 17th April 2017 in Amberley, North Canterbury. Our first owner worked in Italian cuisine restaurants for a couple of years before he made his plan to open his own pizza shop in Brackenfields, Amberley. He has put all his past experience into this pizza place with his own recipes and ingredients. Since we have opened up, we have had a great response from the local and wider community.
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.
A photo of delicious Thai dishes available at Golden Hat Takeaways in Amberley.

Golden Hat Takeaways at The Amberley Hotel

Our on-site takeaways serve the freshest locally sourced ingredients in town. We have an extensive range of fresh and local fish. There are burgers to suit every craving and sides to enjoy. Check out our full menu and place an order by phone, online or in store.
A photo a two delicious kebabs and fries available from Kebab Junction in Amberley

Kebab Junction

Order food online or call in to one if the finest takeaways in town. We serve a variety of food such as lamb, burgers, kebabs and more. You can find our whole menu on our website, filled with mouthwatering dishes and catering for all kinds of different tastes. We’re passionate about providing delicious and high-quality food our priority is to satisfy all our customers needs, we offer a variety of excellent food, prepared with the freshest and finest ingredients to the highest standard.
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.
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
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.
A photo showing some delicious sushi from Sushi Maru in Amberley.

Sushi Maru

Looking for a light tasty lunch, go no further than Sushi Maru in the Brackenfields Complex.
Image showing the blue exterior of The Blue Dairy in Amberley, has benches to sit on outside to eat your ice creams or Country Fried Chicken.

The Blue Dairy

A local institution in Amberley, very popular with locals and travellers alike for yummy ice creams on hot days. They also have a good assortment of fast foods available, can be eaten in or taken away.
The exterior of the Amberley Foodstore, which is also known as the Red Diary

The Red Dairy – Amberley Foodstore

It’s time to try tasty chicken & chips, fish and burgers. Here you will be offered good ice cream. At Amberley Food Store (Red Dairy Amberley), you can order a takeout. The gracious staff work hard, stay positive and make this place wonderful. Service at this place is something one can call prompt. You will pay attractive prices for dishes. This spot is characterized by the cool 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