What is the Cost of Food in Niue?
What is the Cost of Food in Niue?

What is the Cost of Food in Niue?

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Food Prices in Niue

You don’t need us to tell you that eating is essential. However, you might want to know about the cost of food in Niue so you can plan your holiday budget accordingly. From restaurant meals to a loaf of bread, we go through some of the typical food prices in Niue in this guide!

Check out more prices you’ll experience in Niue in What is the Cost of Travelling in Niue?

Tips for Buying Food in Niue

  • Save on bottled water by adding a reusable water bottle or a Lifestraw Bottle to your Niue packing list
  • Be sure to try some of the cheaper restaurants in Alofi than eating at the resort every night
  • Make the most of the self-catering facilities available in most of the island’s accommodation
  • If you’re bringing food into Niue, make sure to declare it. Get more information in What to Declare When Arriving in Niue.

For more ways to budget, see the 10 Ways to Save Money When Travelling in Niue.

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The Cost of Eating Out in Niue

Niue might be a small island but it has some big flavours! Of course, you need to treat yourself to eating out at least a few times during your stay in Niue, where there’s an opportunity to try both local and international cuisine. While you can find some cheaper meals in the Top Cheap Eats in Niue, here are some typical restaurant prices you will come across during your visit.

Restaurant Prices in Niue

Note that prices are approximate.

  • Main breakfast meal – NZ$9-$22
  • Main lunch meal – NZ$13-$25
  • Main dinner meal – NZ$20-$35
  • Niuean buffet – NZ$50-$60
  • Small coffee – NZ$5-$6
  • Bottle of beer – NZ$4-$10
  • Glass of wine – NZ$11-$16
  • Cocktail – NZ$15-$17
  • Soft drink – NZ$4-$5

Check out some of our recommended restaurants in The Guide to the Best Eats & Restaurants in Niue.

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The Cost of Food in Supermarkets

Aside from only two, all of Niue’s accommodations have self-catering facilities where cooking your own meals can help you cut down the holiday budget. The price of everyday food items in Niue is a little more expensive than in New Zealand and Australia, but still cheaper than eating out. Here’s a quick rundown of typical grocery prices in Niue.

The Price of Typical Food Products in Niue

Note that prices are approximate.

  • 1.5l (50 fluid ounces) box of milk – NZ$2.90
  • 12 eggs – NZ$10
  • 1kg (2.2 pounds) rice – NZ$4.90
  • 500g (1.1 pounds) pasta – NZ$3.50-$50
  • A loaf of sliced bread – NZ$5
  • 1kg (2.2 pounds) cheese – NZ$13
  • 100g (3 ounces) dry freeze coffee – NZ$5-$9
  • Bag of chips – NZ$4-$5
  • Can of coke – NZ$2.50
  • Box of cereal – NZ$5-$13
  • 500g (1.1 pounds) jam – NZ$5
  • 120g (4.4. ounces) baby food – NZ$4
  • 1.25l (42 fluid ounces) bottled water – NZ$3.50

The Price of Fruit and Vegetables in Niue

  • 1kg (2.2 pounds) of apples – NZ$6
  • Bunch of bananas – NZ$5
  • 1kg (2.2 pounds) of tomatoes – NZ$20
  • 1kg (2.2 pounds) of onions – NZ$7
  • 1kg (2.2 pounds) of potatoes – NZ$5.50

The Price of Meat in Niue

  • Whole chicken – NZ$8-$20
  • 1kg (2.2 pounds) of beef mince – NZ$15
  • 1kg (2.2 pounds) of pork – NZ$19
  • 1kg (2.2 pounds) of lamb – NZ$22
  • 1kg (2.2 pounds) of scallops – NZ$57
  • 1kg (2.2 pounds) of mussels – NZ$19

For more advice on supermarkets in Niue, see Food Shopping in Niue.


Robin C.

This article was reviewed and published by Robin, the co-founder of Niue Pocket Guide. He has lived, worked and travelled across 16 different countries before settling in the South Pacific, so he knows a thing or two about planning the perfect trip in this corner of the world. He is also consulting regularly with Niue Tourism to ensure content accuracy. Robin is also the co-founder of several other South Pacific travel guides and is a regular host of webinars with the South Pacific Tourism Organisation.

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