Get your tastebuds tingling

Relish great quality seafood and local delicacies at one of the Bay of Islands’ restaurants and discover a perfect way to relax after an exciting time at sea. Along with outdoor activities like fishing, sailing and basking in the sun, the Bay of Islands is also famous for its restaurants serving a variety of unique cuisines.

Set in stunning surrounds, the Bay of Islands offers fine dining, relaxed cafes and bars, farmers markets and the freshest fish and chips on the beach at sunset.

Our pick of the best foodie spots

Duke of Marlborough Bay of Islands

Duke of Marlborough

Welcome to The Duke of Marlborough Hotel – refreshing rascals and reprobates since 1827. The Duke situated on the waterfront in Russell is a hotel steeped in history and intrigue.

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makana confections

Makana Confections

Makana Confections specialises in gift-quality confections – all hand-made and using only the freshest, natural ingredients available to us. You are welcome to visit our two boutique chocolate factories in

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