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As the Gateway to Adventure, Highlands is a destination for everyone. A World Class facility with experiences to match, it boasts multiple ways to experience the circuit at speed from Ferrari’s to Porsches, is home to the best outdoor go-kart circuit i …

With panoramic views of the Pisa mountains and the nearby allure of the Allan Scott and Wooing Tree vineyards, the indoor/outdoor flow of the Nichol’s Garden Cafe leaves little doubt that this is the place to be if you wish to have a great cafe experie …

The Wooing Tree is a local landmark that sits prominently in the middle of our family vineyard. It has long been a place for locals to woo their lovers, and if it could talk, would have many a story to tell! These days it is not quite the private spot …

Created with the breadth of experience and passion that comes only with many years of winemaking, the Scott Base range offers single vineyard wines made only in small quantities, carefully crafted to give full expression to their regional characters. W …

Front view of Armando's Kitchen

Here at Armando’s Kitchen, we aim to serve good quality food from local sources. Overlooking Lake Dunstan in Old Cromwell Precinct you can come for a coffee or a light lunch for under $10 on a glorious Central Otago surrounding or choose from our menu …

Our Club is located on the shores of the Kawarau Arm of Lake Dunstan with a million dollar view looking over Printers bay. Enjoy a cold beverage, a tasty home-cooked meal while the kids are happily playing on our monkey bars, on the swings or inside wi …

The Stoaker Room


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Welcome to Five Stags Cromwell Five Stags Cromwell at The Gate tourist centre on the corner of Highway 8B and Barry Ave has evolved from the need to provide honest, hard-working locals and travelling folk a welcoming, family friendly place to grab a co …


The Winery Restaurant at Mt Difficulty provides a relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy a delicious lunch. The kitchen is open, which offers a unique insight to a chef’s world. On a fine day the outdoor terrace is the perfect spot to take in the flavour …


Fusee Rouge Cafe 64B The Mall Cromwell +64 (0)3 445 3334


The Bannockburn Hotel is a Wine Country Restaurant and Bar is just across the bridge from Cromwell, a thriving township in the heart of Central Otago. We are privileged to look out over some of the finest vineyards in the world. We’ve seen the Gold Rus …


Forage Information Centre & Café is another stand-alone brand at The Gate tourist centre alongside Highway 8B just down the road from Cromwell’s famous 13 metre ‘Big Fruit’ sculpture that celebrates the importance of fruit growing to the Central Ot …


Victoria Arms Hotel, Restaurant & Pub offers A-la-Carte and Stonegrill dining options. All day menus also available in the historic bar. The hotel offers accommodation for those on a budget. Superb views over Lake Dunstan to be enjoyed.


There is magic in drinking a wine where it is made. As an awareness of place and seasonality contributes to our wine drinking pleasure, so it is with food. Carrick winery incorporates a cellar door and restaurant, (simply named Carrick), that overlooks …


Welcome to India Garden Authentic Indian Cuisine and enjoy the ultimate experience in fine India dining. We have been serving the people from Dunedin with superb traditional Indian Cuisine since 2003. The relaxed, friendly atmosphere of our restaurants …


Small rural café with gourmet country cuisine cabinet food and a vast selection of delicious sweets and great Burton’s coffee.


Welcome to Molyneux Training Restaurant – Cromwell’s premium training restaurant Molyneux Restaurant @ Central is Central Otago’s only training restaurant and offers a diverse range of menus, excellent service and a cosy, ambient atmosphere. Make a not …


Genuine and delicious Thai cuisine cooked by genuine Thai chefs in a comfortable, warm and friendly atmosphere. GREAT SELECTION OF MEALS TO SUIT EVERY TASTE WITH A GREAT CHOICE OF MOSTLY LOCAL CENTRAL OTAGO WINES.


Moorings Restaurant offers modern cuisine set among stunning Central Otago scenery. Grab a bite at our stylish cafe & wine bar or enjoy a la carte dining with award winning local wines in our Restaurant. A large outdoor open fire and indoor gas fir …


Locharburn Vineyard and Wines is owned by Jenny and Chris Hill who are both ‘hands on’ in the vineyard and business. The vineyard is located in Central Otago, on a north easterly facing terrace, with breath taking 360-degree panoramic mountain views. A …


Desert Heart is about a love affair with Central Otago, this land of extraordinary contrasts and grandeur, a love of mysteries of wine and the passion for a challenge knowing the area was on the edge for the growing of grapes and wine making. A place t …


Small coffee shop/cafe through Envisage clothing shop, The mall. Offering great coffee and food.


Coffee, Baked Goods & More We look forward to welcoming you to our cafe, The Kitchen Cromwell, whether for your daily coffee or a quick stopover. Our friendly barista team is happy to look after you for takeaway and dine-in coffees, our delicious r …


Lunch, dinner, drinks and coffee Good for groups or partiesGood for childrenOutdoor seatingTakes bookingsTakeawayTable serviceWalk-ins welcome


Relaxed dining and boutique-wine tasting set in our picturesque garden among Queensberry’s vineyards, with a backdrop of breathtaking mountain views. Relax by our cosy fires in the winter, or catch the breeze outside under the verandah in the summer.


The Office is a great place to unwind and relax over a craft beer, wine or meal after a day out exploring our fabulous region. We are lakeside with stunning views over Lake Dunstan, at the junction of the Kawarau and Clutha Rivers.  The Office is situa …