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Fresh & Local

We embrace sustainability. Organically sourced foods or those fresh from our garden are our preference for all the meals we provide.

Breakfast options
Our lodge is offering two breakfast options:
• A breakfast hamper delivered to your suite (12-hour notice)
• A gourmet style breakfast in our lounge (24-hour notice)
Our home-made breakfasts are not included in your Suite price. This gives you completely freedom to create your own breakfast or to order one from us.
All our Suites are fully equipped allowing you to prepare your own breakfast if desired. If one day you want to escape from all our tasty temptations, this means you are more than welcome to do so!
If you like to enjoy one of our home-made breakfasts for the first morning, please order your breakfast online in combination with your Suite and Excursion preferences.

Breakfast Hamper in your Suite
Our beautifully presented continental hamper contains all the goodies for a perfect start of your day. It is full of healthy and homemade goodies: organic cereals, yogurt and fruit. This all to be followed by the smell and taste of freshly oven baked bread and croissants/pastries and a nice selection of spreads. Not to forget our local delicacies like cheese, meat or salmon. Coffee and tea are always on hand. This all in a full room service, delivered to your Suite at the time of your preference. Price: NZ$ 28.00 per person.

Gourmet breakfast in our Lounge
For those who want a tremendous start, our panoramic gourmet breakfast is just what you are looking for… It is a true tasting sensation with organic bread and cake, fresh brewed coffee or tea, home-made smoothies, local produces, cereals, fresh fruit and lots of European flavours and home surprises… Price: NZ$ 38.00 per person. Served in our lounge from 8.30am.

Gourmet Platter
After a long day of travelling or outdoor activities, you may prefer a smaller and more relaxing dining option to slowly soak up the lovely atmosphere of our Lodge. Try out one of our delicious local wines or beers and combine them with a lovely, intimate in-house dining experience served inside your Suite or outside on your private deck.
Our gourmet platter includes a selection of local sourced cheeses, olive oil and smoked salmon together with a wide variety of South Island delicacies such as fish pate, meats, fruits, vegetables, chutney’s, pesto’s and nuts. This all served with a selection of breads, grissini and crackers. Price: NZ$ 29.00 per person. Please order your platter online or at least 24 hours in advance!

Stone grill
If you want to enjoy a romantic outdoor dining experience, we can offer you a European style stone grill dinner with a nice variety of meat courses, accompanied by home made salads and sauces. This meal option includes your stone grill dinner, a mouth-watering dessert and a bottle of local wine. Price: NZ$ 69.00 per person. To allow us collecting all our fresh ingredients, preferably order this stone grill option online or forward us your order at least a day in advance.

Local restaurants
There are different nice eateries and cafes within walking distance of our Lodge. There is even more choice in the colorful town of Takaka, a 10min drive from Pohara. You are more than welcome to forward us your preference. We will accordingly book a table for you. Please keep in mind that most restaurant kitchens in the Bay close around 8.00pm and that last seating is around 7.45pm.

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