Restaurant

Restaurant

Open daily from 12.00 midday until 4.00 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                    We suggest booking as our hours are subject to some seasonal variation.

Please note – Sorry – We are now fully booked Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th March for lunch and wine tasting

We are closed for winery “development”  (building roof and laying concrete floor)  on Mondays in March 2019

Located just 20 minutes from Wanaka or Cromwell our restaurant offers relaxed dining set in a picturesque garden, with a backdrop of breath-taking mountain views. This is a wonderful place to enjoy a leisurely lunch paired with a glass of Central Otago wine.

On a fine day guests are invited to sit outside in the garden, or under the sheltered veranda to enjoy the flavours of our region whilst taking in spectacular view of the St Bathans range. During winter the view can be enjoyed from behind glass, with fireplaces providing a warm atmosphere.

Our vineyard kitchen features freshly prepared Platters to share, or more substantial fare: Vineyard-Classic Mains, Seasonal Salads, Thin Crust Pizza, the Kid’s selection & Desserts.

Enjoy your lunch with a glass of wine or a tasting selection from our cellar door. The Cellar Door showcases wines from our own, and neighboring, Central Otago vineyards renowned for their award winning, world class wines of stunning quality.  We also offer a selection of beer/ craft beer.

The restaurant is also available for private evening functions: Family gatherings, Birthday celebrations & Special Interest clubs for groups of 20 + guests. Please contact us to enquire.

 

MENU

Vineyard Platters

Serve 2 as a starter

  • Tarras Platter $34.00

    The focus is charcuterie/cured meats; accompanied by mussels, cold smoked salmon, roasted nuts ~ tomato chili relish & cracker selection.

  • Benmore Platter
    Benmore Platter $31.00

    Local canal-run salmon; hot and cold smoked salmon from our kitchen ~ cream cheese, Pinot Noir jelly & garlic herb bruschetta.

  • Pacific Platter
    Pacific Platter $31.00

    Deep fried tempura & wonton wrapped prawns, poached Tiger prawns (chilled) ~ house chilli mayonnaise. (dfo)

  • Otago Platter $32.00

    Local fromage/ cheeses, (Whitestone Blue, Camembert, Havarti), roasted nuts & dried fruit ~ house preserves, cracker selection. roasted nuts & dried fruit ~ house preserves, cracker selection.

  • Queensberry Platter - serves 4 as a starter / serves 2 as a main meal)
    Queensberry Platter - serves 4 as a starter / serves 2 as a main meal) $58.00

    The chef’s choice of charcuterie/cured meats, fromage/cheese, smoked salmon, prawns, roasted nuts & dried fruit ~ house preserves, warm ciabatta loaf, cracker selection. (gfo).

Salads

  • Salmon Salad
    Salmon Salad $28.50

    Smoked salmon pieces & poached cutlet prawns served chilled on a bed of salad greens, with cherry tomatoes, cucumber strips & roasted seeds ~ zesty lime mayonnaise & garlic herb bruschetta. (gfo, dfo).

  • Crispy Chicken Salad $28.50

    Crispy chicken tenderloin strips served warm over mixed salad greens with bocconcini, cherry tomatoes, cucumber strips & roasted seeds ~ aioli mayonnaise & garlic herb bruschetta.. (gfo, df).

Pizza & Sides

  • Gone Fishing Pizza $28.50

    Smoked salmon, prawn & cream cheese ~ mozzarella & chilli jelly. (gfo).

  • Carnivore Pizza $27.50

    Beef, bacon & salami ~ mozzarella & Braai sauce. (gfo).

  • Basil Pesto Pizza $26.75

    Basil pesto ~ mozzarella, cherry bocconcini & fresh tomato slices. (gfo).

  • Bistro Salad $11,00

    Crisp salad greens tossed with tomato, cucumber & roasted seeds ~ house balsamic vinaigrette. (gfo)

  • Fries $11.00

    Fries / Aioli & Ketchup (gf).

Vineyard-Classic Mains

All main dishes are served with our seasonal bistro salad.

  • Matukituki Venison $39.50

    Wild venison fillet medallions cooked to rare in a brandy, green peppercorn, cream sauce ~ served over mashed potato. (gf)

  • Station Prime $39.75

    Aged prime fillet steak bound with spek, and complemented by a bayonet of grilled garlic prawns ~ garlic butter sauce & roast potato pieces. (gf)

  • Gladsmuir Lamb Shoulder $37.50

    Slow roasted with onions and spices until tender; served in its roasting dish with gravy made from the cooking juices ~ parmesan potato gratin. (gf, df).

  • Mt Cook Salmon Steak $37.50

    Canal run salmon baked in the oven with sauce Vierge; comes with a cold smoked salmon garnish ~ roast potatoes. (gf, df).

  • Ocean Prawn Selection $36.50

    Deep fried tempura & wonton wrapped cutlets, poached & chilled tiger prawns; served on a bed of shoestring fries ~ chilli mayonnaise. (gf, dfo).

  • St Bathans Beef Burger $29.50

    Beef burger layered with grilled cheese, streaky bacon & lettuce ~ braai sauce, onion rings & shoestring fries. (gfo, dfo).

  • Dunstan Daily Pie $28.50

    A traditional deep dish lamb pie, cooked in a single serve crock, with pastry lid ~ parmesan potato gratin. (dfo).

Kids Classics

  • Working-Dog Tucker $15.00

    Fries & chicken bites ~ tomato sauce. (gf, df).

  • Kids Platter $16.50

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  • Cheesy Pizza Bread $15.00

    Thin crust pizza ~ tomato pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese & a little bacon.(gfo)

Desserts

  • Passion Fruit Silk $11.50

    Silky passion fruit mousse in a sweet shortcrust cup. ~ whipped cream.

  • Mt Pisa Pavlova $11.50

    Traditional meringue. ~ whipped cream & house preserved Rosé berries.

  • Chocolate Torte $11.50

    Rich, moist chocolate & hazelnut fudge slice.~ Vanilla Bean ice cream & chocolate glaze.

  • Ice Cream Boat $11.50

    Local gourmet Vanilla Bean ice cream ~ choose from chocolate or caramel glaze.

  • Affogato (“Drowned” Ice cream) $11.50

    Espresso & a shot of Galliano Amaretto poured over vanilla bean ice cream.

  • Otago Platter
    Otago Platter $32.00

    Local fromage/ cheeses, (Whitestone Blue, Camembert, Havarti), roasted nuts & dried fruit ~ house preserves, cracker selection. roasted nuts & dried fruit ~ house preserves, cracker selection.