Café and Gift Shop in Omarama

Merino Country Café and Gifts is conveniently located in the town centre near hotels and motels, a garage, hot pools and shops. Our café is open from 8.30am to 5pm in the summer and from 8.30am to 4pm in the winter.

Merino Country Café & Gifts offers a wide range of delicious home-style food and also the complete tea and coffee story. With 120 seats in our dining room, we offer a refreshing pit stop for everyone from individual travellers right through to large tour groups. You can choose from an all-day breakfast with a choice of bacon, sausages and eggs or pancakes. There is also a wide choice of food in our cabinet for a café lunch. You can also taste from a supply of homemade baking available throughout the day.

After your lunch or coffee break, we invite you to browse through our extensive gift shop where you can pick up last-minute gifts, quality merino/possum knitted garments, an alpaca rug, or a jacket for yourself. Our range of iconic New Zealand products including paua and greenstone accessories is very comprehensive and we also offer a worldwide postal delivery service.

Contact Us

Merino Country Café & Gifts
7 Chain Hills Highway,
Omarama, New Zealand

+64 3 438 9844

Opening Hours

Our café is open 7 days from 8.30am to 5pm in the summer (4pm in the winter)