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; gourmet meats, poultry and fish from specialty providores throughout New Zealand.
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.
Te Arai Lodge – your taste buds will relish the freshness of produce grown on the estate complemented with fresh local produce, line-caught fish, organic free-range chicken, grass-fed beef and more.
On Waiheke Island, experience fine dining by candlelight at The Boatshed. Chef creates gourmet cuisine accompanied by herbs and vegetables from the hotel’s organic garden
Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel & Spa – Enjoy a-la-carte dining with contemporary Pacific fusion food overlooking the Lake Rotorua and beyond. All day dining available to guest
The Manse – In the heart of the beautiful Hawke’s Bay countryside, be inspired by world-class cuisine ad the indulgence of a library stocked with Cuban cigars and Single Malt Whiskies. Exquisite cuisine prepared by your host and chef Gary
Award-winning Table restaurant at Nice Hotel in the heart of the art city of New Plymouth. Table restaurant offers fine dining lit by chandeliers and fabulous service by expert waitrons. Choose to dine in or outdoors in the Balinese inspired garden
Nestled in a pristine river valley Maruia River Retreat’s gourmet kitchen offers selections with ingredients and produced sources from their organic kitchen-garden and from t he best the region has to offer
Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat – Lake Pukaki – Garden to Plate cuisine – organic berries, herbs and vegetables fresh from the garden. Locally sourced free range eggs, manuka honey, juices, cherries, and apricots. A simple platter, a home-style meal, enjoyed in these pristine surroundings.
Celebrating the gourmet food delights of this region with fine dining prepared by Chef and Host James. Enjoy dining in the majestic surroundings of the heritage Pen-y-bryn Lodge accompanied by renowned local wines. Wake to a leisurely breakfast with freshly squeezed juices, homemade granolas, freshly baked breads, and selection of cooked temptations.