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


Selection of Breads and Dips — $15.00
Focaccia, ciabatta & German rye served with a selection of house made dips (serves two)

Garlic Cheesy Loaf — $14.00
Garlic baguette served with Kikorangi cheese dip (serves two)

Roasted Baby Beet & Chioggia Salad — $15.50
Served with house made ricotta, orange segments and pistachio ailard (V, GF, DFA)

Southland Seafood Chowder — $16.00
Selection of locally caught seafood with white wine, fennel and cream served with warm ciabatta (GFA)

Crispy Salt & Pepper Calamari — $16.00
With saffron aioli and green harissa (GF, DF)

Asian Style Pork Belly — $16.50
Served with fermented prunes, apple & celery slaw and hoisin glaze (GF, DF)


Blazing Copper Steak Sandwich — $29.00
Grilled ribeye fillet on toasted focaccia bread served with Swiss cheese, Bed of seasonal salad leaves, aioli & beetroot relish and fries

Char Grilled Pork & Apple Burger — $26.00
Quarter pound char grilled burger on toasted brioche bun, Asian slaw, apple aioli and rustic fries

Braised Lamb Shank — $29.00
Slow braised lamb shank cooked with leeks, carrots and kumara served on a bed of parsnip and potato mash

Tempura Battered Blue Cod — Full $38.50 | Half $26.00
Battered blue cod served with tartare sauce, rustic fries and salad (GFA)

Mozzarella Cheese Salad — $28.00
Shaved fennel, apple & avocado salad served with mung bean sprouts, cherry tomatoes with virgin olive oil (V)

Goat Cheese Ravioli — $28.50
House made ravioli served with red pepper coulis and shaved Parmesan (V)


Selection of Steamed Vegetables — $10.00
With extra virgin olive oil

Garden Salad — $10.00

Rustic Fries — $10.00


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