The Hermitage

Food & Beverages

The Hermitage Hotel offers some of the finest dining options in New Zealand. Choose from à la carte, buffet, pub style, informal café fare or casual BBQs. All options offering the freshest and finest in New Zealand produce. Our culinary experts bring a wealth of knowledge and experience from all over the world to produce menus rich in Kiwi fare and infused with international flavours.

The Panorama Room

The Panorama Room, our signature à la carte restaurant, opened in 1969. A simple philosophy of using just the freshest, local ingredients, in particular from New Zealand's South Island, is still the secret to our success today. With views throughout of Aoraki Mount Cook and available for small group dinners or an impressive banquet, this will be a highlight for every delegate. Diners will be mesmerised and inspired by the changing colours of the southern alps as the sun sets behind these spectacular mountain peaks.

The Alpine Restaurant

Offering sumptuous breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets accompanied with spectacular views of Aoraki Mount Cook from every seat. The breakfast buffet offers the choice of either a full cooked or continental breakfast with a selection of pastries, breads, cereals, fresh fruit juices, tea & coffee. The dinner and lunch buffets offer a wide range of New Zealand and international cuisine, using only the freshest ingredients including soups, salads, seafood, hot and cold meats and desserts with tea and coffee to follow.

The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre Cafe & Bar

Providing a unique and inspiring atmosphere in which to refresh, refuel and relax. Specialising in classic Kiwi fare, the cafe & bar offers floor to ceiling views of Aoraki Mount Cook, from indoor or outdoor balcony seating. The cafe can be setup for an exclusive dinner function or the bar for an evening cocktail party. This spacious cafe and bar overlooking the Sir Edmund Hillary Museum is a great dining or entertaining option.

The Snowline Lodge

The perfect location for pre or post dinner drinks, the Snowline Lounge offers spectacular views of Aoraki Mount Cook. Take the opportunity to relax and unwind, curl up by the open log-fire and take in the majestic view of the Southern Alps. The Snowline Lounge has all your favourite cocktails and an extensive selection of spirits, wines and beers, perfect for that evening cocktail party or networking evenings.

The Chamois Bar & Grill

The Chamois Bar & Grill is located in Mt Cook Lodge & Motels, it's a favourite in Mount Cook for pub style meals served within the large spacious dining area surrounded by large panoramic windows overlooking Aoraki Mount Cook and the southern alps. The ideal late evening venue featuring a Pool Table, Dart Board, Big Screen TV with Sports Channels, & Juke Box. The Chamois Car & Grill also has an outdoor BBQ area and bar, the perfect informal casual function and dining location.