Location: Gibbston RD1, 1820 State Highway 6, Queenstown, New Zealand
Hours: Open Daily 12 - 3 p.m.
Phone:  +64 (03) 442 6910
Email: info@gibbstonvalleynz.com
Menu: Click Here

Located in the premier winegrowing centre of Central Otago, Gibbston Valley Restaurant offers a year-round selection of the best ingredients sourced from local artisan suppliers and prepared with a Mediterranean flair. With husband and wife culinary team, Executive Chef Mark Sage and Sous Chef Sue Sage at the helm, the restaurant is renowned as one of the finest dining experiences in the Queenstown region.

Our expertly-crafted menu was designed to perfectly compliment our award-winning wines. It features everything from gourmet coffees and fresh-baked pastries to fine meat and cheese platters, savoury main dishes, soups, salads, house-made fresh pasta and a selection of delightful desserts. Guests have the option to dine al fresco in our sun-drenched courtyard during our long, sunny summer season or they can enjoy the warm ambiance inside during winter. 

Menu Highlights

  • Vine-smoked Local Blue Cod Pate & Salad
    with pumpkin seeds, cornichons and toasted ficelle
    Wine recommendation - Reserve Chardonnay/
    La Dulcinee Pinot Gris

  • Potted Warm Goat Cheese
    prepared in rosemary and orange oil
    Wine recommendation - Gibbston Valley Pinot Blanc / China Terrace Chardonnay 
  • Local Cheese Selection & Fig Chutney
    with pickled pear, breads and crackers
    Wine recommendation - Riesling

  • Spanish & Italian Cured Meats
    with wholegrain mustard and banderillas
    Wine recommendation - Pinot Gris/ Gold River Pinot Noir
  • Grilled corn-fed chicken
    with roasted red pepper, cumin & mint served with buckwheat, silverbeet, lemon & thyme pilav
    Wine recommendation - School House Pinot Noir / La Dulcinee Gewürztraminer
  • Middle Eastern orange & sumac spiced fish of the day
    with calasparra saffron rice & tomato herbed confit
    Wine recommendation - Gibbston Valley Pinot Blanc / Glenlee Pinot Noir

  • Slow cooked lamb shoulder
    with rtomatoes, pancetta, pinot noir & oregano, with smoked hummus & Israeli pearl pasta
    Wine recommendation - Gibbston Valley Reserve Pinot Noir

  • Canterbury duck leg tagine
    pumpkin, dates & cinnamon, onion & raisin confit, watercress & almond salad with corn couscous
    Wine recommendation - La Dulcinee Pinot Gris / Gibbston Valley Pinot Noir
  • Dessert Cheese Platter
    European cheese, flaswasser crackers, dried fruits, nuts

  • Rhubarb and Ginger Pudding
    served with golden syrup ice cream and ginger wafer
  • Our Famous White Chocolate Cheesecake
    with lemon curd, apricot biscotti, saffron pashmak
  • House made cake of the day
    Please ask wait staff for today's selection

The vineyard restaurant is open for lunch from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. daily and is available by request for private functions. To view our full menu Click Here.

Menus and prices are subject to change.

For online restaurant reservations, please click the Make Booking button below.

For larger groups, please contact Gibbston Valley Wines on +64 3 442 6910, or email info@gibbstonvalleynz.com.