Bars and Restaurants in Gisborne

Gisborne is renowned for its fresh produce, divine seafood, fantastic wines and superb views. We have many excellent fine dining options and a plethora of great cafés to recommend, including the following:

The Rivers
Corner Gladstone Road & Reads Quay, Gisborne (Ph 06 863 3733)

There are no strangers at this restaurant; only friends who haven’t met! Good, wholesome family fare.  All local produce. therivers2009@nullxtra.co.nz, www.therivers.co.nz

The Works
41 The Esplanade, Gisborne (Ph 06 868 9699)

Open 7 days. Situated right on the harbour in a beautifully restored iconic building.  Good food, good wine and great staff.  Go online to view their menu. Facebook Page

USSco Bar & Bistro
16 Childers Road, Gisborne (Ph 06 868 3246)

Fantastic gourmet menu and ambience combine to make this a Gisborne fine dining favourite. http://www.ussco.co.nz/

Marina Restaurant
Vogel Street, Marina Park, Gisborne (Ph 06 868 5919)

Set on a superb riverside location, the Marina Restaurant is a Gisborne icon with a divine fine dining menu and an equally impressive wine list! http://www.marinarestaurant.co.nz/

Muirs Bookshop & Café
62 Gladstone Road, Gisborne (Ph 06 867 9742)

Located above one of New Zealand’s finest independently owned bookstores, this café serves great coffee and cake (including the much sort-after Denheath custard squares) and well as delicious salads, sandwiches and savouries. http://www.muirsbookshop.co.nz/

Verve Cafe & Bar
121 Gladstone Road, Gisborne (Ph 06 868 9095)

Serving the finest Havana Coffee, the award-winning Verve Café & Bar is open daily for a truly memorable breakfast or leisurely lunch. With a selection of the region’s finest wines and works by local artists, Verve epitomises Gisborne’s relaxed style. Facebook page