Underworld Café

The Underworld Adventure Café is nestled between the wild Tasman Sea and the rainforest covered limestones cliffs in the historic Goldmining township of Charleston. Apart from the internationally renowned Underworld Caving Adventures, there are many reasons to visit Charleston: A relaxing short drive from the nearby townships of Westport or Punakaiki, spectacular short walks, Gold Tours, swim or fish at nearby beaches or rivers or simply a quiet place to relax and enjoy our modern Café amidst the spectacular views.

Treat yourself to a delicious barista “Underground” Coffee, a savoury delight or a sweat treat from a complete range of snacks, slices and sandwiches. Do this while enjoying great views of the Tasman Sea, the limestone cliffs and the Paparoa Ranges beyond.

Our friendly Café team serve delicious Underground coffee and offer a variety locally made Café style food with gluten free options available. 

Upon request we will supply groups with buffet style lunches, prior to or after a trip, or simply as part of a group excursion while exploring this stunning part of the West Coast. Just get in touch with us and we will tailor the perfect lunch for your needs.

Our Café can host up to 60 inside and outside, and on a sunny day our surrounding deck invites you to sit down and soak up the great views on the Tasman Sea and the limestone cliffs beyond.

The Café Team from Underworld Adventures is looking forward to welcome you and with passion, great customer service, delicious coffee, tasty food, a menu to suit all and a friendly welcoming atmosphere. We create a café experience you will remember with a smile.

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Underworld Café Opening Hours

Monday–Sunday (Summer): 8am–4pm (kitchen closes at 3:30 pm)
Monday–Sunday (Winter): 9am–3pm (Kitchen closes 2:30 pm)
Winter Times apply outside NZ Summer Time. We are closed on Christmas Day.