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Glenfalloch is a beautiful historic woodland garden on Dunedin’s stunning Otago Peninsula.

Glenfalloch Restaurant


Glenfalloch Restaurant

Ready for a fantastic restaurant opportunity in a glorious location? Rarely offered partnership available.

Glenfalloch Woodland Garden on Otago Peninsula, famous for hosting generations of Dunedin celebrations, is available for a catering partnership from June 2020. Currently #1 Dunedin restaurant on TripAdvisor!
Otago Peninsula Trust, the property owner, is seeking a partner to continue the proud Glenfalloch tradition of superb hospitality in a stunning setting.
Glenfalloch Restaurant
Glenfalloch Chalet, a splendid venue seating around 130 people is a stylish building set within a lush historic garden. 30 acre Glenfalloch Woodland Garden was established in the 1870s and has a special place in local’s hearts. It’s a place for celebration, for generations of weddings and special events. It’s the perfect place to escape for moments of tranquillity, beauty and superb food.
In the past few years the Trust has invested significantly in the Glenfalloch chalet to create a fresh new look for the elegant restaurant. Guest feedback has been fantastic with the new décor connecting the interior sympathetically with the lush garden surrounds – it’s like dining in a gorgeous conservatory. The Trust is excited to offer the opportunity to take Glenfalloch restaurant forward with a new partnership to exciting new heights. It’s the perfect surround for creative cuisine experiences and an escape from the city, just 10 minute’s drive from Dunedin city, situated on spectacular Otago Peninsula.
The premises consist of a stylish restaurant/function venue seating up to 130 people, with room on the huge deck, back courtyard and lawns to expand and host many more guests, on-site parking and access to the Trust’s facilities enhance the operational capabilities. Glenfalloch is a cherished property in the heart of Otago Peninsula.
Otago Peninsula Trust is New Zealand’s first private charitable conservation trust established in 1967, an ecotourism pioneer with a mission ‘To preserve and enhance Otago Peninsula’.
Contact Robyn McDonald, CEO, 021 341 258 robyn@albatross.org.nz

Experience one of New Zealand’s most gorgeous gardens.

Listen to the beautiful birdsong

Explore Glenfalloch Garden, 30 acres of historic garden begun in 1871 and filled with splendid plantings. Stroll amongst the beautiful seasonal displays and enjoy the lush surrounds – native ferns, exotic imports and indigenous New Zealand trees.

Glenfalloch Garden is owned by Otago Peninsula Trust NZ’s first private charitable conservation trust- your support helps keep this special place open for all to enjoy.


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Rave reviews for Glenfalloch Restaurant with renowned chef Hannes Bareiter and his partner Melanie Hartmann, as Glenfalloch is one of the top #1 restaurants in Dunedin.

Hannes’ exciting ‘Trust the Chef’ degustation dinner menu has lead Glenfalloch’s popularity, with guests using phrases like ‘taste explosion’, ‘first class’ and ‘5 course, 5 Star’.

Hannes has a Masters Degree in Culinary Arts and Kitchen Management from Germany and has worked in five star restaurants both in Germany and New Zealand. He has a passion for New Zealand cuisine and culture with a philosophy of using the freshest local produce from handpicked suppliers to create dishes that reflect the area. “I love showcasing Otago’s amazing food in the beautiful Glenfalloch setting’ says Hannes “It’s the perfect surround for creative cuisine experiences and an escape from the city, just 10 minutes away.”

  We are renowned as Dunedin’s premiere venue for hosting small groups for an intimate quiet dining experience or larger groups for celebrations, weddings and birthdays.  For groups of 15 or more our experienced team will help you choose a personal selection from our menu. We pride ourselves in offering excellent service, considering every detail of your event carefully.

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Weddings & Events


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Wedding Day


The Otago Peninsula, a mystical marriage of sea and land has made Glenfalloch an ideal Dunedin wedding venue. Our Bridal Collection is designed to meet your requirements. Any day of the week or time of the day, we can provide you with the menu to suit your taste and budget. From traditional to unique, dine & dance to champagne brunch our team has the skill and energy to make your day one to remember….

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