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Peppers Clearwater Resort, Christchurch - Food Heroes

With an award-wining restaurant and brilliant scenic views of the shimmering lakes and championship golf course, Peppers Clearwater Resort will delight the most discerning traveller. The distinctive tastes and aromas of Canterbury's food heroes feature on the restaurant menu which embraces New Zealand cuisine with a contemporary flair.

Lakes Restaurant & Sprig Bar, Peppers Clearwater Resort onsite restaurant

Peppers Clearwater Resort restaurant

Overlooking the Kaikainui Lake and the 18th green here at Peppers Clearwater Resort, The Lakes Restaurant offers a relaxed and casual dining setting. The menu changes regularly to reflect the season and feature modern New Zealand cuisine complemented by a wine list featuring renowned award-winning labels. The Lakes Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bookings essential.

Address: Peppers Clearwater Resort, Clearwater Avenue, Northwood, Christchurch
Phone: +64 6 360 1000

Barrys Bay Cheeses, Akaroa

Barrys Bay Cheeses, Akaroa

Since 1985, the Barrys Bay Cheese makers have been making cheese with traditional recipes using the freshest Banks Peninsula milk. They take great pleasure in allowing their cheese to fully mature, ensuring consistency and fullness of flavour. Every second day, during the season, cheese making can be viewed through their large gallery window, so be sure to call before you visit. As they say at Barrys Bay - Good Taste Comes with Age. Open 9am to 5pm daily. Located just 1 hour from Christchurch on beautiful Akaroa Harbour. 

AS A PEPPERS GUEST: Enjoy complimentary cheese tasting when you show your Peppers room key.

Address: Christchurch-Akaroa Road, Barrys Bay, Akaroa
Phone: +64 3 304 6809

Pegasus Bay Winery, Waipara

Pegasus Bay Winery, Waipara

Recently named New Zealand's best winery restaurant for the fifth consecutive year by Cuisine Magazine, Pegasus Bay offers a unique and unforgettable experience. Its iconic reputation for a range of individual, expressive and character-filled estate grown wines are complemented perfectly by a seasonal menu served in their picturesque garden setting or inside by the open fire. Open 10am to 5pm daily.

AS A PEPPERS GUEST: Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting on arrival, preferential seating in the restaurant and compare a vintage and aged award-winning Riesling with two complimentary half glasses when you show your Peppers room key.

Address: Stockgrove Rd, Waipara
Phone: +64 3 314 6869

Christchurch Farmers’ Market, Riccarton

Christchurch Farmers’ Market, Riccarton

With a great selection of local arts and crafts, yummy food stalls, fresh produce, live music and deliciousHummingbird Coffee, the market is a must do. Open each Saturday 9am to 12 noon. Located in the beautiful grounds of Riccarton House and Bush.

AS A PEPPERS GUEST: We suggest you discover Breads of Europe. A quality artisan style bread baked with loads of love and passion.

Address: Kahu Road, Christchurch

Waipara Valley Farmers’ Market, Amberley

Waipara Valley Farmers’ Market, Amberley

Talk to the locals behind the fresh produce. Share recipes and get some great tips. Stalls include seafood, beef, lamb, venison, artisan preserves and breads and olive oils. Open each Sunday 9am to 12 noon.

AS A PEPPERS GUEST: We suggest you get there early for the freshest produce and best selection of artisan preserves for breakfast. Many of the stall holders are known to sell out before noon.

Address: Hurunui Council Chambers, 66 Carters Road,Amberley


Peppers Clearwater Gourmet Food Trail Package

From $219 per night in a Lakeside Room including a tasting plate showcasing local produce and continental breakfast for two.

An evening with Tony Bilson at Peppers Manor House

An evening with Tony Bilson in the Southern Highlands

13-14 September: Celebrate the Southern Highlands Food and Wine Festival at Peppers Manor House, with celebrity chef Tony Bilson with Executive Chef Daniel James, as they prepare six amazing dishes made with fresh local produce and matched with the Southern Highlands best wines.

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