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

  • Potted Warm Goat Cheese
    prepared in rosemary and orange oil
    Wine recommendation - Sauvignon Blanc/ Blanc de Pinot Noir

  • Vine-smoked Local Blue Cod Pate & Salad
    with pumpkin seeds, cornichons and toasted ficelle
    Wine recommendation - Reserve Chardonnay/ Riesling
  • Spanish & Italian Cured Meats
    with wholegrain mustard and banderillas
    Wine recommendation - Pinot Gris/ Gold River Pinot Noir

  • Local Cheese Selection & Fig Chutney
    with pickled pear, breads and crackers
    Wine recommendation - Riesling

  • Grilled Blue Cod
    with peperoncini, oregano, lemon, garlic potato tortilla, caper berries
    Wine recommendation - Pinot Blanc / GV Pinot Gris

  • Pan-fried Central Otago hare loin
    with dried baby figs, apple, Middle Eastern spiced bulghur salad with pistachios, date, aged sheery vinegar dressing
    Wine recommendation - Glenlee Pinot Noir

  • Hawkes Bay Organic Lamb
    with roasted red onion, beetroot, faro, mulberry, green olive salad, buckwheat flatbread with rocket, orange pesto
    Wine recommendation - China Terrace Pinot Noir/ Le MaitréPinot Noir

  • Marinated Angus Beef (schiachiata)
    with thyme, paprika, garlic spianata, chargrilled pepper salad in toasted Italian bread with spicy potatoes, romesco sauce
    Wine recommendation - Blanc de Pinot Noir (Rosé)/ GV 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.