Insiders guide to the best coffee in Timaru District

Need your caffeine fix, but not quite sure where to find it? Never fear, we can guide you to some awesome places to go for a really good coffee.

Anywhere on the Bay Hill, Timaru

Head up to the Bay Hill, order coffee and enjoy the view over Caroline Bay.  Alternatively, grab a takeaway coffee, cross over the road and wander around the bay area.  The Bay Hill is home to a row of yummy eateries, with spectacular views and street dining options.

Mrs M's Cafe, 209 Stafford Street, Timaru

Mrs M's Cafe prides itself on making great coffee (and delicious wild venison dishes).  And it's a great choice if you're fussy about your coffee. It's open from 7am to 4pm during weekdays and 9am to 1pm on Saturdays.

Arthur St Kitchen, 8 Arthur Street, Timaru

Located on Arthur Street, this cafe is a great central option. You'll find them open seven days from 7am to 5pm during weekdays and 9am to 3pm on the weekends. A great place for coffee (and a hot, fresh scone straight out of the oven) - and a great place to start your day.

Coffee Culture, 306 Stafford Street, Timaru

Another cafe known to take its coffee seriously is Coffee Culture on the corner of Stafford and Canon Streets. Open weekdays from 7am to 10pm and weekends from 10am to 10pm, this cafe will make sure you never go without your caffeine fix.

The Running Duck, 1 Peel Street, Geraldine

If you're in Geraldine pop in here for great coffee, and a cool vibe.