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


Lunch Menu

Small Plates

Cheesy garlic bread — $12.50
Baked garlic sour dough, herb & cheese

Tomato bruschetta — $15.50
Lightly toasted brioche, heirloom tomatoes, balsamic glaze, red onion & cow's milk mozzarella

Szechuan pepper squid — $16.50
Baby greens, lemon aioli, saffron rice cracker and sweet chilli reduction

Pulled beef cheek — $18.00
Slow cooked beef cheek, kumara rosti, poached egg, Béarnaise sauce

Buffalo wings — $17.50
Six chicken wings fried, coated with Buffalo hot sauce, baby cress

Quinoa & roast pumpkin salad — $15.00
Roast capsicum, pickled cucumber, radish, mesclun, cow's milk feta, honey mustard vinaigrette

More Substantial

Blue cod — Full $36.50 | Half $28.00
Freshly battered or pan-fried, mesclun salad, rustic fries & tartare sauce

Crumbed chicken — $28.00
Herb coated chicken, potato mash, seasonal greens and tomato chutney

Tomato linguine pasta — $22.50
Linguine, sautéed tomato, Kalamata olives, chilli, roquette, Parmesan cheese

Wakatipu pizza — $24.50
Braised New Zealand lamb, caramelised onion, cow's milk feta, basil pesto, cumin labneh, fresh mint

Charcoal burger —  $24.50
Kaarage chicken, house made pickled vegetables, Sriracha mayo, rustic fries 

Ribeye steak — $34.00
200g scotch fillet cooked to your liking, garden salad, truffle tossed rustic fries, served with jus, peppercorn sauce, garlic butter or mushroom sauce

Caesar salad — $21.00
Baby cos lettuce, pancetta, croutons, Parmesan, poached egg, Caesar dressing (add smoked chicken for $5.50)

Lamb shank — $26.00
Slow braised lamb shank, early winter roasted vegetables, gravy

Something Sweet

Pumpkin & coconut pie — $12.50
Fresh pumpkin pie, cinnamon crème fraîche

White chocolate panna cotta — $13.00
Vanilla poached rhubarb & berry compote, beetroot meringue, oats, coconut crumble

Cream puffs — $13.50
Three filled cream puffs with Crème Chantilly, raspberry gel, nut and chocolate shards


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