Dining at the Lodge

The Marlborough Lodge Dining Room is open to the public. Join us for a drink and exquisite canapes on arrival, then be seated in the Lodge Dining Room for a lodge-style gourmet dinner featuring fresh local produce prepared by Jason Brown, our talented Head Chef.  

Enjoy dining at the Lodge for a special occasion, a catch up with friends and family, or to simply enjoy beautifully prepared delicious food in luxurious surroundings.


The Lodge dining experience

Arrive at 6.45pm for a drink and pre-dinner canapes, then be seated for dinner at 7.30pm in the Lodge Dining Room.

Dinner is a delicious gourmet lodge-style set menu with a choice of mains and a series of courses, featuring a few surprise courses for our guests.


Sample Lodge menu

Sounds trevally, beetroot, pomegranate, wasabi tobiko

Scallops, sauce romesco, hazelnut and grape

Confit pork belly, cauliflower, radish, caramelised white chocolate and blue cheese rocks

Cured Sounds salmon, celeriac, roasted yam, sweetcorn remoulade, pickled shallot

Kawakawa, horopito and apple tea

Salted peanut parfait, toasted marshmallow, bitter chocolate delice, honey roasted peanuts

Cheese plate to share with lodge pickles and lavosh

Turkish delight  

*Chef's suprises are also interwoven into the menu



The details

The price is $175 per person. This includes a drink and canapes to start, then a full lodge-style dinner prepared by Head Chef Jason Brown and his chef team. 

We have an excellent selection of Marlborough and New Zealand wine, along with other beverages, available for an additional cost.


Bookings are essential

We have limited seating in the dining room and inhouse guests to consider, so contacting us to book is essential.

E: [email protected]

P: +64 3 570 5700

We will confirm your booking two weeks prior to your dinner.

Restaurant access is via Giffords Creek Lane, off Hammerichs Road. Park in the Lodge carpark and stroll along the drive to the Lodge entrance.

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What our customers say

Gewedig! It was amazing. Thanks.

Bert & Angret

Beautiful, friendly lodge.


Amazing food, service & room. Congratulations.

Sandra & Simon

Lovely, relaxed home away from home. Staff is wonderful, grounds are stunning.

Roberta & Victor