The Green Room Cafe

Green Room Cafe

A range of delicious counter food, teas and coffee. Located on the sunny side of Irk Street, next to the SBS St James Theatre.

59 Irk Street, Gore
+64 3 208 1005 See on TripAdvisor Monday to Friday 6.30am to 4.30pm Saturday 7.00am to 1.30pm Sunday CLOSED
Miss Cocoa Coffee

Miss Cocoa at the Moth

Try tasty treats from the counter or choose from the board menu. Plenty of healthy food options available. Ideal for families and relaxing over brunch at the weekend. Browse the home wares and clothing and visit Mandeville's vintage aircraft museum.

1599 Waimea Highway, Mandeville
+64 3 208 9662 Visit Website See on TripAdvisor Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm Saturday and Sunday 10.00am to 4.30pm

Cafe Ambience

Relax and enjoy a first rate coffee or a selection of specialty teas. Light lunches, cakes and gluten free products all baked fresh on premises. Dine in or takeaway.

51 Main Street, Gore
+64 3 208 5888 or 0272 085 888 Visit Website See on TripAdvisor Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.30pm Saturday 7.30am to 1.30pm Sunday CLOSED
One Chef

One Chef Kitchen

Seasonal fresh food prepared daily. Mainly set up for takeaway breakfast and lunch, but you can perch with a coffee at the window bar. Other products, including ROAR coffee, are also available to purchase.

5 Main Street, Gore
+64 3 208 9068 Visit Website See on TripAdvisor Monday to Friday 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM Saturday and Sunday CLOSED
Capri Cafe

Capri Restaurant

A family-owned café serving family recipes for more than 20 years. All day breakfast and take-home meals and Tutty’s Oyster Soup - a secret family recipe.

+64 3 208 6368 or 0274 105 077 Visit Website See on TripAdvisor Monday to Friday 6.00am to 4.00pm Saturday and Sunday 7.30am to 2.00pm
Stable Kitchen

The Stable Kitchen

A family-run cafe with simple light meals and counter food. A sure bet to find Southland's famous cheese rolls.

103 Main Street, Gore
+64 3 2089949 Visit Website See on TripAdvisor Tuesday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm Saturday and Sunday 8.00am to 3.30pm Monday CLOSED
Country Cottage Mataura

Country Cottage Cafe

Specialising in home-made food and great coffee. Experience the home-style hospitality and atmosphere.

87 Main Street, Mataura
+64 3 203 3683 Visit Website Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm Saturday 9.15am to 4.00pm Sundays and statutory holidays: CLOSED
Oven Fresh

Oven Fresh Bakery

Award-winning pies, and cakes, baked fresh every day. Coffee is available.

Table Talk

Table Talk Cafe

Good honest food and plenty of room to catch up over coffee.

76 Main Street, Gore
+64 3 208 7110 Visit Website Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 5.00pm Saturday, 8.00am to 2.00pm ​Sunday, CLOSED
Howl Moon

Howl At The Moon

Delicious and affordable meals in a relaxed setting suitable for families. Coffee and bar snacks served all day. Fully licensed, and bottle store on site. No bookings taken so just rock on in.

Main Street, Gore 9700, New Zealand
+64 3-208 3851 Visit Website Lunch: 12 noon to 2.00pm. Dinner: 5.30pm to 9.00pm.
Blazing Copper Restaurant

Blazing Copper

The Blazing Copper Restaurant & Bar is perfect for a casual meal, a catch up with friends or to sit outside in the summer months and take in the park-like surroundings whilst enjoying some Southland cuisine.

100 Waimea Street | Croydon, Gore 9740, New Zealand
+643 208 9029 Visit Website See on TripAdvisor Breakfast: 6.30am to 9.00am Monday to Friday, 7.00am to 10.00am Saturday & Sunday; cafe style lunch 12.00pm to 2.00pm; a la carte dining from 6.00pm to 9.00pm.
Thomas Green

Thomas Green Public House and Dining Room

Enjoy farm-fresh, locally grown ingredients, and a stunning environment right in the centre of Gore. Have a drink at the bar or enjoy a coffee in a sunny spot during the day.


Rustic Cafe and Restaurant

A licensed independent family owned cafe and restaurant with a selection of cabinet food, dedicated juice bar, plus full breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Vegan, gluten-free and sugar-free options available. Extensive NZ and international wine list.

38 Irk Street, Gore
03 208 0127 Visit Website See on TripAdvisor Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 11.00pm, Saturday and Sunday, 9.00am to 11.00pm
Bamboo Tree Thai Restaurant

Bamboo Tree Thai

Simple Thai food in a small central location. A popular choice for takeaway meals, there are also a number of tables inside if you wish to dine in. A BYO option is available during evening meals.

7 Main Street, Gore
+64 3 208 4446 See on TripAdvisor Monday Closed, Tuesday to Sunday 12.00pm to 9.00pm. Holidays, closed.
Waikaka Hotel

Waikaka Hotel

A relaxed country pub serving generous Southland-sized meals. Takeaway options also available from Wednesday to Sunday.

11 Main Street, Waikaka
+64 3 207 2809 Visit Website Monday to Sunday, 12 noon to midnight.
Gore Rsa

Troopers Restaurant, Gore RSA

Good value bistro-style meals, popular with all ages. Children's play area available. Members, affiliated members and invited guests are welcome.

12 Bowler Ave, Gore
+64 3 208 6218 Visit Website See on TripAdvisor Lunch Wednesday to Friday, 12 noon to 2.00pm. Dinner Tuesday to Sunday, from 5.30pm.
Mataura Falls

The Falls Bistro

Dine in for generous pub-style meals.

115 Main Street, Mataura
+64 3 203 8027 Open 11.00am to 10.00pm