The Blazing Copper Restaurant & Bar 

The Blazing Copper Restaurant & Bar is perfect for a casual meal, a catch up with friends or to sit outside in the summer months and take in the park-like surroundings whilst enjoying some Southland cuisine.

Opening hours

The Blazing Copper Restaurant and Bar is open daily for buffet and a la carte breakfast 6.30am - 9.00am Monday to Friday and 7.00am - 10.00am on Saturday & Sunday, cafe style lunch 12.00pm - 2.00pm and a la carte dining from 6.00pm - 9.00pm. We also offer a kids menu, so this is also a perfect place to enjoy a family night out together.

If it’s something lighter or just a drink you’re after, the Lodge Public Bar is also within the hotel grounds open from 3pm until late (Monday – Saturday).

Book now by calling 03-208 9029 to book or email


Dinner Menu

From the Bake House

Garlic Bread — $10.00
Add cheese - $2.50

Bread & dips for two with hummus, pesto, balsamic olive oil — $15.00


Soup of the Moment — $15.00
Fresh vegetable inspired soup with a Southland cheese roll (V)

Pork Belly — $16.50
Fennel roasted belly, smoked cauliflower puree, pickled grapes, pork crackle, apple gastrique (GF)

Stuffed Pear — $16.00
Slow poached pear, blue cheese stuffed, wrapped in prosciutto, rocket leaves, white balsamic glaze (GF)

Szechuan Pepper Squid — $16.50
Flash fried squid, citrus mayo, baby greens, saffron rice puffs, chilli & kaffir lime dressing

Grilled Halloumi Salad — $15.00
Quinoa, dry figs, heirloom tomato, fermented cucumber, honey balsamic gel, toasted almonds coral tuille (V, GF)

Seafood Chowder — $17.50
Local delicacy, creamy white sauce, vegetable medley, crispy wakame, toasted ciabatta

Main Meals

Lamb Rump — $38.50
Moroccan rubbed, parsnip puree, broad beans, cumin dusted carrot, pommes anna, lamb powder, minted jus (GF)

Confit Duck — $37.50
Slow braised duck leg, Puy lentils, carrot & orange maple puree, baby carrots, red currant sauce (GF)

Scotch Fillet — $39.00
250g rib eye steak to your liking, truffle mash potato & seasonal greens OR garden salad & fries (GF)
Choice of sauce, peppercorn, garlic butter, mushroom or Jus
Add fried egg - $2.00

Fish & chips — $38.00
Tempura battered OR pan-fried blue cod (on availability) garden salad, rustic fries, smashed green peas, tartare sauce

Murgh Makhani — $32.50
Authentic butter chicken, mild creamy buttery sauce, steamed basmati rice, poppadum, raita & fruit chutney

Roasted Cauliflower — $29.50
Harissa roasted cauliflower, beetroot & cashew hummus, pickled raisins, cumin labneh, avocado oil, balsamic gel, crispy young cauli leaves, zaatar spice (V, GF, Vegan available)

Citrus Kosho Salmon — $36.50
Pan-fried, Japanese citrus chilli paste seasoned, kumara & parsnip pave, wilted spinach, romesco sauce (GF)

Side Dishes

Steamed medley of vegetable with Extra Virgin Olive Oil — $11.00

Roasted honey carrots, harissa yoghurt, zaatar spice — $11.00

Sautéed button mushrooms, thyme lemon butter — $11.50

Mashed potato — $10.00

Onion rings with sriracha mayo — $10.00

Rustic fries with aioli sauce — $10.00

(GF) Gluten Free (GFA) Gluten Free Available (VG) Vegan


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