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The Bonzai Pizzeria and Bakery was established in 1982 as a hot bread shop/pizzeria and quickly developed into a popular café and al la carte restaurant. It is Greymouth’s, and possibly the Coast’s longest running café.


In 2015 the Bonzai changed hands when one of the original owners retired.  It remains a Coast owned and operated business, continuing the traditions of those early days.


Our aim is to provide quality food and West Coast hospitality at an affordable price, providing a service to locals as well as meeting the demands of a growing tourist industry. All our baking and meals are produced on site and we are working towards ensuring as much of our food as possible and practical is made in house.


The Bonzai is a social business and is committed to supporting the local West Coast community. We support a number of schools, sports clubs and community groups with raffle prizes and/or donations. Unsold food is also donated to a local social service to help families in need.

Original Owners

To be updated......