Hawke’s Bay is commonly referred to as the “fruit bowl” of New Zealand. With an abundance of local, seasonal produce, it’s fair to say that Hawke’s Bay is a food lovers paradise. There are a range of brilliant cafe’s, restaurants and bars to spend your days and night’s dining at and we’ve sampled many of them ourselves. We’re happy to give suggestions and make reservations for our guests and have listed a few of our favourites below, click on them for links to their websites:

Mission Estate 

Terroir at Craggy Range

Ten Twenty Four

The Old Church

Mister D 

Elephant Hill

Black Barn Bistro

Clearview Estate Restaurant 

The Milk and Honey 

FG Smith

Master of India

Thai Chef’s Taradale

The Gin Trap

Mexi Mama

Pacifica Restaurant 

Fox on the Quay 

Wild Roses Cafe

Kitchen Table Cafe

….. and many, many more!

There are a number of convenient dining options within walking distance of Parkside Lodge, including Indian, Chinese, Fish & Chips, Orbit Cafe and the Taradale RSA.