Seafood fans will be in heaven in New Zealand as eateries throughout the country serve up a smorgasbord of different types of fish and shellfish from the surrounding waters. If you’re not a fan of fish, don’t worry as you’ll find plenty of other restaurants offering the best of local and international cuisine.
Other things you should expect to find on many menus across New Zealand include meat dishes like lamb and vegetables like kumura, a local variety of sweet potato.
No matter what your taste or budget, you’re bound to find something to suit you in New Zealand’s endless array of eateries. Large numbers of these, from trendy restaurants to old-school cafés, are located in urban centres like Auckland. To find out more about restaurants in Auckland, download our free Auckland pocket guide.
Wine has become one of New Zealand’s top exports, with internationally renowned wines being produced in areas like Marlborough and Hawkes Bay. Many of the wineries in these areas offer tours of their vineyards, with lots of wine tasting tours are also available.