The Winery Restaurant at Mt Difficulty provides a fun atmosphere in which to enjoy a casual lunch. The kitchen is open, which offers a unique insight to a chef’s world.
The chef produces imaginative regional cuisine, and the menu showcases the freshest of produce, with a choice of substantial fare or platters to share.
The weight and texture of Mt Difficulty’s wines are a perfect complement to food. Wine recommendations for all lunch dishes are made on the menu, but a wine tasting at the Cellar counter ensures that diners will select their own personal best food and wine match.
Lunch dishes sit between $24 and $30, and glasses of wine are available from $7. Meals may include the likes of:
- Lamb cutlets with Pinot Noir braised beetroot, Israeli cous-cous, wild thyme marinated organic feta, toasted pinenuts
- Vine tomato, basil & cashew nut pesto and buffalo mozzarella tart. Baby rocket leaves, white truffle oil and fig vincotto
- Roast pork belly with wild thyme, roasted capsicums, mixed beans and an apricot, mustard & honey sauce
- The Mt Difficulty platter –a selection of antipasti, charcuterie, cheeses, nuts, dips and ciabatta
Lunch is available between 12 noon and 3pm daily. Seating is limited so reservations are essential.
Mt Difficulty Wines Ltd - 73 Felton Road, Bannockburn, Central Otago
Bookings: Ph +64 3 445 3445 ext 1, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Mt Difficulty Wines is located in Bannockburn, well within an hour's drive of both Queenstown and Wanaka. The Cellar Door Restaurant is known as much for its dramatic views of rugged rock and thyme landscapes as it is for its stylish wine and food.
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