Upper South Island and the West Coast Restaurants

Hislops Café

  • 33 Beach Rd. Map It
  • Kaikoura
  • Café
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

Wholesome foodie cafe Hislops is a local institution, also a few minutes' walk north of town and worth the trip. In the morning you'll find tasty free range eggs and bacon, plus freshly baked, genuinely stone-ground whole-grain Hislops bread served with marmalade or their own honey. The lunch and dinner menus use organic ingredients wherever possible, and there are wheat- and gluten-free options as well. The menu changes seasonally but choices may include a potato and feta rosti, seafood chowder, or fresh cabinet-style food. On sunny days, snag a table on the veranda. Evening dining includes seafood, lamb, and some vegetarian and vegan options.

Restaurant Information


33 Beach Rd., Kaikoura, Canterbury, 7300, New Zealand

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Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Mon. No dinner Sun.–Wed.

Published 07/22/2015


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