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Start planning your best-ever culinary adventures with Cuisine’s Good Food Guide Destinations. From casual to high-end global tastes to wineries that deliver a great menu or favourites we return to again and again, you are guaranteed a deliciously good time.

Look for our Cuisine Destination category icons for a taste of what to expect.

Cuisine Global Destination

A Cuisine Global Destination

Global tastes from casual to high-end, at the top of their game.

Cuisine Favourite Destination

A Cuisine Favourite Destination

Favourites that we return to again and again, friendly, comfortable and delicious.

Cuisine Winery Destination

A Cuisine Winery Destination

Winery restaurants that pay special attention to delivering a great menu alongside their unique wine selections.

A Cuisine Special Destination

The Cuisine Special Destination recognises terrific establishments, with friendly teams and talented chefs that are serving high-quality food.

A Cuisine Cool Destination

Interesting sips and luscious bites served within a casual, cool vibe.

Cuisine Hotel Destination

A Cuisine Hotel Destination

Restaurants situated within hotels that are well worth your visit.

Northland Region

Te Tai Tokerau
Photo: Duke of Marlborough Hotel

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Auckland Region

Te Whanganui-a-Tara
Photo: Chaat Street

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Waikato Region

Photo: Mr Pickles

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Bay of Plenty Region

Te Moana a Toi
Photo: Alma Eatery

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Gisborne Region

Photo: Gisborne Vineyard

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Hawke’s Bay Region

Te Matau-a-Māui
Photo: Marys

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Taranaki Region

Photo: The Ōkato Trencherman Chop House

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Ruapehu Region

Photo: The Chef’s Table at Blue Duck Station

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Manawatu Region

Photo: Amayjen

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Wairarapa Region

Photo: Moy Hall

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Wellington Region

Te Whanganui-a-Tara
Photo: Chaat Street

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Nelson/Tasman Region

Whakatū / Te Tai-o-Aorere
Photo: Boat Shed Cafe

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Marlborough Region

Te Tauihu-o-te-waka
Photo: Frank’s Oyster Bar And Eatery

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Christchurch / Canterbury Regions

Ōtautahi / Waitaha
Photo: Bar Yoku

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Dunedin/Otago Region

Ōtepoti / Ōtākou
Photo: Prohibition Smokehouse

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Central Otago Region

Photo: Bistro Gentil

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Queenstown Region

Photo: The Bath House

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Southland Region

Photo: Lake Te Anau

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