Eat & Drink

Throughout Yorke Peninsula, discover dining gems and hidden foodie secrets. 

From traditional pub meals to cafés, bakeries, restaurants and international menus in unexpected’ll find something to tantalise your tastebuds.

Sample a cold beer overlooking the coast, or try local wine. Enjoy freshly caught seafood or indulge in artisan handmade gelato, decadent treats and freshly baked goods at stores across the region.

For catering or unique experiences and dining in fabulous settings and locations, Yorke Peninsula has several specialty caterers and chefs.


Eat, drink and relax!  There are plenty of choices for scrumptious food on Yorke Peninsula... from hearty pub meals and cafés to delicious seafood at specialty restaurants.

Dine with views of the fabulous coast or enjoy great fish and chips on the beach watching the sunset. Many venues serve up delicious local produce, from oysters and King George whiting to locally sourced lamb, beef, chicken and other gourmet treats. 

Don’t miss tasting a delicious Cornish pasty - a legacy left from the Cornish miners who helped settle the Copper Coast area. 

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From enjoying an icy cold beer at a friendly local pub or savouring locally grown and crafted wine to relaxing over a freshly brewed coffee...

Yorke Peninsula is a new kid on the block when it comes to producing wines, but makes up for it with taste and flavour.  Barley Stacks Wines, south of Maitland, have been producing wine since 1996 and their table wines include Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Viognier. Drop into their cellar door for a free tasting. Emoyeni Wines at Ardrossan, grow and produce shiraz and riesling. 

Swanky Beer is a bottle conditioned beer, brewed to a traditional Cornish recipe.  It’s produced for the biennial Kernewek Lowender – Copper Coast Cornish Festival and is available year-round at the Moonta Bay Motel & Patio Restaurant.

Drop into one of the many cafes throughout Yorke Peninsula for a freshly ground barista made coffee...many come with great sea views! 

Local Produce

You’ll find local produce for sale throughout Yorke Peninsula, with several visitor information centres, supermarkets, markets and specialty shops showcasing and selling our regional produce.

Discover local produce and homemade treats at regular markets throughout Yorke Peninsula.   From fresh local seafood to quandong preserves, jams, honey, sea-salt and olive oils to biscuits, cakes, slices and delicious pastry goods…there will be something to tantalise your tastebuds.

There's nothing better than eating fresh local seafood on your Yorke Peninsula coastal holiday. Delicious blue swimmer crabs, snapper, garfish, tommy ruffs, squid, scallops, oysters, crayfish or delicious King George Whiting.

If you're not landing your own catch, you can buy local seafood from outlets across Yorke Peninsula.

Want to discover Yorke Peninsula's local produce while on holiday?  Visit the Yorke Peninsula Food & Wine Guide to start planning your food journey.

Eat Local

Eat Local is all about offering you more opportunities to enjoy the very best of local food and produce on local menus or shelves.

If you see an Eat Local sign as you travel around Yorke Peninsula, you can be sure to find a dish featuring local produce on the menu or local retail products for sale, so you can keep enjoying your Yorke’s food experience at home.

Visit the Eat Local website for a list of Yorke Peninsula Eat Local outlets.


From romantic treats and weddings to special occasions, birthdays, anniversaries, gourmet dinner parties, corporate events and conferences.  

Contact Yorke Peninsula's specialty caterers and chefs for your next event...