Come on a culinary journey with Boutique Hotels and Lodges and experience some of the finest food and wine this country has to offer. Our collection of luxury, boutique hotels and lodges offer award winning cuisine cooked by passionate chefs from the freshest ingredients, sourced from their gardens and orchards, or from local farmers markets. Fresh eggs laid by free range chickens and gourmet meats, poultry and fish from specialty providores throughout New Zealand.
Dine on line caught fish overlooking the absolutely beautiful views from Huntaway Lodge overlooking the Cavalli Islands.
On Waiheke Island experience fine dining by candlelight at The Boatshed. Dining at The Boatshed is exclusive to in-house hotel guests and on-site chef Peter creates gourmet cuisine accompanied by herbs and vegetables from the hotel’s garden. Guests are welcome to explore the ‘potting shed’ and smell the herbs.
In the cosmopolitan city of Auckland choose late brunch, lunch or exquisite dinner at Hotel DeBrett’s Kitchen, with its award-winning chef and innovative cuisine.
Overlooking the majestic vista of Lake Taupo at Acacia Cliffs Lodge – gourmet dining prepared by your host and chef Rick. Superb cuisine, fine wine awe-inspiring views and stimulating conversation – memorable.
The Point Villas overlooking Lake Taupo and the mountains features beyond offers flexible dining and catering options. Self-cater, enjoy the services of a first class chef or indulge in an all-inclusive luxurious lodge experience.
In the heart of the Hawke’s Bay countryside, be inspired by world-class cuisine prepared by your Michelin experienced chef at Glen Aros Country Estate.
The South Island entices you to The Bishop’s Suites on the outskirts of Nelson City – exquisite cuisine prepared and served in the dining room, or in the Summerhouse by the pool or perhaps under the Oak Tree on a summer evening.
The historic township of Oamaru is renowedd for two of New Zealand’s celebrated restaurants. Pen-y-bryn Lodge celebrates the gourmet food delights of this region with fine dining prepared by Chef and Host James. Enjoy dining in the majestic surroundings of this magnificent homestead.
Relax in beautiful surroundings, tempted with delectable pre-dinner drinks and canapés followed by a sumptuous dinner, accompanied by award winning wines from New Zealand and around the world.
Wake to a leisurely breakfast with freshly squeezed juices, homemade granolas, freshly baked breads, and selection of cooked temptations…………
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well,
if one has not dined well
Virginia Woof (1882-1941) British novelist and essayist
main photo: The Boatshed