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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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“The pizzas are divine, as is pretty much everything else you eat at the Dangerous Kitchen!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Café
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“Whether you want a quick bite or a farmer-sized meal, the Wholemeal has something delicious for you!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great food (try the goat curry or venison burger), great music and amazing people!!!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
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“Passionate BBQ meat smokers and decadent donut creators, in the heart of Motueka. Oh, and they do great cocktails too. Check out their Facebook page for their latest specials. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Want to sit outside after you've walked the Abel Tasman National Park, or just feel like soaking up the atmosphere of the Fat Tui environment? The best hamburgers in town - possibly the South Island, right at your doorstep. Relax while the team in the outdoor caravan put your burger together for you, on one of the outside barbecue tables. Absolutely worth the wait, which can be quite a while in the middle of the high season, but can be filled in with a stroll along the beach at Marahau.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“When in Marahau call in for Happy Hour and sample great craft beer as well as a great dinner menu while looking out to the golden sands of the Abel Tasman .”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cafe
“Situated right at the beginning of the iconic Abel Tasman track, this cafe has been operating for many years. Great food, with real fruit ice cream and woodfired pizzas available in the courtyard in summer. There is often gigs here in the summer and open mic nights. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“fairly nice Thai food. very, very reasonably priced lunch specials - totally worth availing of!”
  • 7 locals recommend
General Travel
“Teashop and authentic European style breads and cakes - Lawrence's favourite bretzels!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Art Gallery
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“woodfired pizzas, cold beers, coffee and cake....try the Wainui Blue!! check opening hours online first”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious! Travelled a few places and this restaurant is always one of my favourites. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Liquor Store
“Excellent range of products, open extended hours, at bottom of hill approx 2 minutes drive.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“20 mins from Kiwi Townhouse, an iconic and rustic homestead with own craft beers and ciders. This place gets very busy with regular live music during summer months, with poetry and quiz nites. Simple menu but tasty. Opens from 11am till late...…”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great atmosphere, fantastic wood fired pizza and brilliant live music! fun for all ages and family friendly.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
“Friendly service for breakfast, lunch and evening meals, outside seating available.”
  • 1 local recommends