Welcome to the Somerset Grocer

Somerset Grocer, Ashburton, is all about great food…

At the Somerset Grocer, we love great food and take pride in bringing you the best local and international produce, in a great shop atmosphere. At our Ashburton gourmet grocer you’ll encounter new products and tasty delights with each visit.

Browse our shelves for a unique ingredient to bring your next meal to life or chat to our friendly team about the perfect addition to spice up your weekly shopping basket. With gourmet products sourced and selected from throughout New Zealand and beyond, the Somerset Grocer will have something to tempt you.

We are conveniently located just off the main street of Ashburton, on Burnett St. Look for us on the ground floor of the new Somerset Building.

Normal Hours of Operation

Ashburton Cafe


Our Ashburton cafe, offers breakfast, snacks and lunch 7 days a week.  From a fresh seasonal salad or a sensatioal sandwich, to a freshly baked muffin and a great coffee, our Ashburton cafe is the place to meet or catch up with friends.

Somerset cafes menu changes regularly to reflect the availability of fresh seasonal produce and all items are prepared onsite in our kitchen using may of the products showcased in our delicatessen's shelves.  At our Ashburton cafe we pride ourselves on innovative freshly prepared food.  


Somerset Grocer Ashburton


Browse the shelves of our Ashburton grocer and delicatessen for some inspiration for your next meal, or bring an existing recipe to life with a dash of something exotic from our Spice Trader range.  

Why not pick up a bottle of wine from our specialty wine show or chat to our friendly team about the perfect addition to spice up your weekly shopping basket.  With gourmet products sourced from throughout New Zealand, and beyond, the somerset grocer is bound to have something to tempt you.  We also do Christmas hampers and hams - a great gift for a valuable client or as a thank you to an exceptional employee.  Order yours today. 




Ashburton Catering


If you like Somerset Cafe's menu then you you will love our catering menu!  With an extensive list of options to choose from and a fine selection of gourmet ew Zealand food.  At somerset cafe we can customise the perfect menu for your Ashburton function.  We can deliver to your Ashburton office, or you can collect from us - what ever is the easiest.  Book somerset grocer to cater for your next function and let us wow your guests, while you relax with friends - let us take care of all the details.

Click on the links below to download our breakfast menus for groups and our out catering menus.