Foodie Fossick

Geraldine is home to some very innovative food producers who are leaders in their fields. But don't take our word for it, come taste for yourselves! You don't need a tour guide, you just follow your nose! or taste buds!


Not many small towns can boast such a delicious variety or quality of food & drink. All conveniently located on the main street  

  • Barker’s Foodstore & Eatery – taste all their latest products and check out their drinks station! Try out the condiments with your meal!
  • Geraldine Cheese Co – in the BerryBarn complex opposite the Vicarage
  • Humdinger Gin - Artisan distillery in behind the main street
  • Waihi Bush Organic Farms – Flax seed oils & much more, in the Country Rumours store
  • The Cottage Pantry. A yesteryear wholefoods (baking needs) experience and art gallery
  • The Geraldine Farmer’s Market – Saturday mornings next door beside the Church. Oct-Apr
  • The Geraldine Craft Market – On Wilson St. 8.30am-3.30 pm, weekends & public holidays
  • Al's Hot Sauce Laboratory at The Running Duck Cafe.
  • Abstract Brewing's craft beer at Cafe Verde in Geraldine. The brewer, Chris Watkins, co-owns the much loved cafe with his wife Kere n
  • The Geraldine Butchery is the real deal. A traditional butchery that is a destination in itself for many customers from out of town. 

And 8km from town you will find The Valley Brewery & Cafe (on SH 79 towards Tekapo)