Where to eat

The small village of Milford Sound sits lightly within its environment. With just a handful of buildings catering to a small population of permanent residents, it provides as little distraction as possible from the grandeur of the natural landscape. There is no barrage of bright lights and bustling restaurants here. But don’t worry, it is possible to find a good meal and a great coffee. Here’s how to find Milford Sound’s only cafe as well as a beautiful restaurant where you can enjoy a delicious meal after a day exploring Milford Sound.

Most Milford Sound cruises include the option to pre-purchase a picnic lunch or onboard buffet lunch, and many cruise boats offer onboard cafes.

Where to find food in Milford Sound

Discover Milford Sound Information Centre & Cafe is situated on the waterfront in the heart of Milford Sound. Here you’ll find delicious barista-made coffee, light snacks and tasty lunch meals. Call in for helpful information on Milford Sound, daily cruise schedules and a tour booking service. You’ll find a selection of souvenirs and other essential travel items like insect repellent and raincoats. The perfect place to spend time browsing before or after your Milford Sound cruise.


Discover Milford Sound Information Centre & Cafe
Opening Hours:
Summer: 8.00am – 4.00pm, 7 days a week
Winter: 9.00am – 4.00pm, 7 days a week
Address: Milford Sound Highway, Milford Sound, 9679
Ph: +64 3 249 7931
Email: reservations@southerndiscoveries.co.nz

Pio Pio at Milford Sound Lodge

At Milford Sound Lodge, you’ll find the beautiful Pio Pio restaurant and bar. The restaurant offers a breathtaking location to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at the indoor and outdoor seating areas. The menu offers light and healthy options as well as some local delicacies such as Fiordland wild venison tenderloin or Marlborough Salmon.

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