AKARUA WINES & KITCHEN BY ARTISAN
Akarua Wines and the team from Artisan share similar principles….put simply to deliver the best wine and food experience to our customers that we can.
Wine is made in the vineyard and Akarua’s belief is that our land plays an integral part in producing the premium Central Otago wines that we bring to market each year. Likewise Artisan views the ingredients as the key to delivering food that is their signature.
A passion for hand crafted cuisine that’s made from scratch is a philosophy that makes the Artisan kitchen tick, using some of New Zealand’s finest sustainable ingredients sourced in and around the four coasts of our South Island.
The food coming from our kitchen is honest, comforting and social with a focus on quality, taste and seasonality helped from Central Otago’s local growers. Our food matched carefully with the purity of Akarua wines combine to create a memorable dining experience.
Enjoy the beautiful garden setting and the historic cottage which we have lovingly restored – whether it’s for a coffee and breakfast or for a shared lunch over wine with friends, we look forward to welcoming you soon.
Executive chef John Pickens
Akarua Winery is located in Bannockburn. If you are interested in learning more about our wines and history behind the brand click here to visit our site.
Wish we lived closer so we could come more often!
A holiday highlight, the new covered spaces are charming and cosy, we were able to get a late booking for 10 and everyone from 82 to 19 loved the lunch. The food and wine was incredible and the left overs (we couldn’t choose so ordered lots) were package up and enjoyed for dinner the next day. Thanks team.
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Fantastic breakfast/ brunch
Had heard all good things and had the opportunity to have breakfast. Everything we could of wished for the flavours of the food were exceptional. So nice can’t wait to visit again. Lunch next time. Thank you
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We had an amazing lunch at Akarua. Beautiful setting, perfect level of service and great food & wine. Best place to eat in Queenstown.
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