Restaurants, cafes and food, Westport, West Coast, NZ

Rainbow Cake Kitchen Ltd


We are a family run bakery carrying on Grandads recipes for the last 60+ years. We supply Bread, Pies, Sausage Rolls, Cakes and Slices from Karamea to Fox Glacier and pretty much everywhere in between. We also have our own shop located in Westport.

In our shop you will find all our lovely fresh baked goods as well as Milk, Eggs and Butchery Quality Meats.
Open Monday – Friday 6.00 am – 4.00pm

Address: 76 Palmerston St, WestportPhone: 03 789 7899Freephone: 0800 10 50 60Email:

McManus Hotel


Situated at the port end of the main street we have warm friendly staff to welcome you and make you feel at home right away. All you would expect from a hotel including a bar specializing in Speights products, full restaurant, 18 machine gaming room, affordable ensuited accommodation and a brilliant covered in beer garden with free pool tables set up and ready to go. Covered and lockable garaging for motorcycle groups or secure storage for visiting workers. Great accommodation rates especially for larger groups.

Ideal venue to base yourself from to enjoy all the things Buller has to offer including fishing, diving, bush walks, eco tours, rafting, caving as well as the recently opened ‘Old Ghost Road’ cycle/walkway. Courtesy coach available and staff that will go out of their way to make things happen for you and make your stay memorable. Weather permitting Barrie the boss is always looking for an excuse to take the boat out fishing and/or diving if you’re keen. Can’t wait to meet you!

Name: Barrie & Norma ForsythAddress: 39 Palmerston Street, WestportPhone: 03 789 6304 or 027 437 8201Email:

Cosmopolitan Hotel


The Cosmopolitan hotel known affectionately as “The Cos”, is a third generation West Coast hotel owned & operated by the Pratt family, offering affordable and comfortable lodgings for all.

Whether on holiday, working in the area or just passing through, we supply a range of recently refurbished rooms all with ensuite. Delicious lunches and evening meals for your convenience.

With a very central location on Westport’s main street the hotel is only a short walk to all main services. Located directly opposite Westport’s historic Clocktower, brand new Coaltown Museum and Westport i-Site.

A great place for visitors to mingle with the locals, sit by the unique open fire or rest after a long days travelling.

Name: Glenn & Antoinette PrattAddress: 136 Palmerston St, WestportPhone: 03 789 6305Email:

Underworld Adventures Cafe


Being the home of Underworld Adventure Ltd.’ s cave operation, the brand new building in Charleston is not just home to excitement and the first and last point of outstanding cave adventures it is also home to the Underworld Adventure Café.

In the upper level our café offers delicious underground coffee and a variety of café style food with gluten free options available.  If you are after a delicious coffee, a sweet treat, a healthy snack or a proper lunch, our café team will prepare it with love and right here in Charleston. Take a coffee away, treat yourself with a sweet slice of home-made carrot cake, have a break with a freshly made sandwich or take a seat to enjoy a yummy Gourmet Burger.

Our light flooded café can host up to 44 people and outside sitting options on our surrounding veranda offer spectacular views on the Tasman Sea and the limestone cliffs beyond Charleston. On request we can supply groups with buffet style lunches, after or prior to trips. We also hosted some amazing events providing a stunning venue for functions, dinners and meetings.

Name: Geoff Schurr, Ray MoroneyAddress: State Highway 6, 7865 CharlestonPhone: 03 788 8168Freephone: 0800 116 686Email: contact@caverafting.comWebsite:

The Copper Pot Westport


Welcome to The Copper Pot Westport, West Coast of New Zealand, specialising in Authentic Indian, Tandoori, Indo-Chinese & Thai curry dishes. Our menu combines vibrant spices such as black pepper, cloves and cinnamon with chilies, ginger, coconut and herbs.

While it’s true that some Indian Cuisine can be spicy, there is no need to worry. Let your waiter know whether you prefer mild or spicy we will be happy to offer suggestions and explain which of our tasty dishes will best meet the expectations and desires of your palate. We roast meat and bake our own bread in our Tandoor, a traditional cylindrical oven made of clay and heated over charcoal to bring you authentic Indian and Tandoori cuisine.

The Copper Pot Team strive to give their customers the best dining experience.

Address: 110 Palmerston Street, WestportPhone: 03 789 6255Email: thecopperpot@outlook.comWebsite:

Gentle Annie Cowshed Cafe and Camping Ground


Centrally located at Gentle-Annie is New Zealand’s only restaurant in a once operating cowshed. Situated facing the sea, surrounded by gardens and grassy play areas, eating is enjoyed either outdoors or indoors in a lovingly restored shed with local timbers and fish pond set amongst ferns. The Cowshed is an ideal venue for functions such as weddings, conventions and family reunions. Open seasonally and functions can be arranged for anytime of the year. Hours vary.

The Cowshed Cafe also serves as the Gentle Annie Seaside Camping Ground’s (open year round) lounge and information area.  Sheltered and private camping sites are set amongst landscaped gardens, all within a couple minutes walk to the river and beach. Free wifi, information display boards and large maps of the area show casing the many things to see and do in the area, are available in the Cowshed.  Hot showers, kitchen room, pizza oven, BBQs and outside tables are spread throughout the camping ground. Dogs are welcome as long as they are cleaned up after, supervised at all times, being aware that there are Wekas and other bird life to be protected.

Name: Jesse and Jessica Paley-AtkinsAddress: Gentle Annie, 298 De Malmanches Road, Mokihinui, Westport 7891Phone: 03 782 1826 or 027 418 8587Email:

Yellow House Cafe and Restaurant


Yellow House Café and Restaurant Westport started its first year in March 2003, to provide a health conscious local business for the community.

After closing the doors in 2013, we reopened in December 2016 for the summer seasons. Having a newer vision of providing a more environmentally friendly and health conscious café. Offering Mediterranean inspired cooking with a passion for health, wellness and flavour. Focusing on diverse dietary options such as vegan, dairy free, gluten-free and kosher meals.

When it comes to ingredients, we strive to source the freshest, most nutrient dense and local products available. Serving as many organic and free-range ingredients with a goal to be fully organic in the near future.

We believe in a wholesome family dining experience, so come in, eat, enjoy and join the YHCR family on our quest for health and happiness!

Name: Lyn SamartinoAddress: 243 Palmerston Street, Westport 7825Phone: 03 789 8765Email:

Gibby’s Cafe


Gibby’s Cafe – the bright green cafe on the corner of Palmerston and Brougham Streets.

Breakfast menu available all day.

Come try one of Gibby’s famous homemade pies or a world famous West Coast whitebait pattie. Plenty of fresh homemade baking to choose from in our cabinet selection to go with one of our delicious hot coffees made to your liking!

For a great fruit and vege health kick, refuel with one of our freshly squeezed juices!

Smoothies, thickshakes and milkshakes all come in a range of flavours.
Lots of food options available in our cabinets as well as a Takeaway

Menu. Gluten free and vegetarian options available.

Name: Sue & Paul GibsonAddress: 194 Palmerston Street, WestportPhone: 03 789 8453Email:


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