Cuisine


At Takatu Vineyard and Lodge we blend nature and nurture by sourcing local produce and products following the rhythm of the seasons.

A leisurely breakfast featuring housemade muesli, fresh and poached seasonal fruits, local yoghurt, juices and fresh baking awaits you.

And with time on your side, settle in for a cooked breakfast with each day offering something different. You could be delighting yourself with local sausages and bacon, free ranges eggs, slow roasted tomatoes, mushrooms. Herbs picked fresh from our garden make delicious omelettes and not to miss mentioning cheeses from our local and international cheesemongers.

 

Dine in the comfort and privacy of your suite or cozy up by the open fire in the lounge during winter with one of our delectable platters. 

​$95 Smoked Salmon Platter - Indulge in a selection of seafood, cold meats, New Zealand cheeses and International cheeses, roasted seasonal vegetables, relishes, chutneys, locally artisan breads, and fruits

​$130 Rack of Lamb Platter - with roasted root vegetables, crispy goose fat baked potatoes, parsnip puree, serano ham & orange seasonal vegetables, garlic mushrooms & artisan breads with a leaf salad & roasted almonds

$40 doz - Plump fresh & delicious local oysters served with Tequila & Tobasco/Takatu Rose & shallots/Lemon & Rock Salt

 

Summer offers something special with Alfresco dining under the stars while enjoying the spectacular views of the vineyard and Little Barrier.​

$130 pp Summer Alfresco Dinner - 3 course gourmet BBQ of local seafood, fish, lamb & beef with an array of summer salads, condiments & rustic local artisan breads at your table.  Begin your evening with canapes and a glass of Takatu wine.                  

You may wish to pre-arrange your platter prior your arrival. 

We are happy to suggest and make reservations at one of the many Matakana cafes and restaurants for our guests as we appreciate that you may wish to experience some of the local dining offerings. 

Takatu Lodge & Vineyard take pride in presenting you with our very own Takatu  Rosé, Pinot Gris, and Merlot Franc Malbec....offering vintages that will suit your ocassion.