Chef Rob, recently the Private Royal Chef for King Abdullah II, has established a unique dining experience. Taking you through a journey of local fare and table theatre with rustic yet sophisticated cuisine. 

Offering 3 course and 7 course local seafood tasting menu, all showcasing the Kaikoura and East Coast wilderness. From the sea to the mountain ranges native herbs and local ingredients are foraged to present a stunning array of dishes. 

Local wines are paired to compliment the menu. Cocktails, aged malts and some of New Zealand’s finest wines are offered.

The menu is – first and foremost – delicious, most importantly it is reflective of our uncompromising commitment to local ingredients. Focus is not just about flavour, but the story behind the dish. 

Attentive waitstaff guide you through your dining experience with stories of where the food originated or how it was gathered.


Just a short 5 minute drive south of the Kaikoura Township. The Old Kaikoura Winery Restaurant will take your breath away with the stunning sunset views and majestic mountains.

The Old Kaikoura Winery is available for private events. Corporate dining and celebrations such as weddings or birthdays are most welcome for brunch, lunch or dinner. Talk to us about your event and how we can help you.

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