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Cuisine: A La Carte, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35+

Perched on the banks of Lake Dunstan, with roaring outdoor fires, cosy leather seating and stylish decor, Moorings restaurant is the perfect getaway to relax and unwind.

Serving exceptional New Zealand cuisine and award-winning wines, their menu is a celebration of the flavours of Otago, with only the finest produce from local farmers and suppliers making the grade.

Discover why New Zealand has become famous for its meats at Moorings, with a variety of mouthwatering dishes to choose from, like their provenance lamb, wild venison and prime steaks. From the sea, enjoy a flaky and fresh blue cod, or try a seasonal vegetarian dish, like the sumptuous mushroom gnocchi. A kids menu is available for families and there is a free mini golf course and adventure playground to keep the kids entertained.

Surrounded by snow-capped mountains and a glittering lake, Moorings offers an unparalleled dining experience. Located within Lake Resort Hotel, 7km from Cromwell centre. A courtesy coach is available for local pickups and drop-offs.

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Moorings Restaurant
15-23 Perriam Place
Cromwell 9383

Open Hours:
Everyday 8am - 8pm

Phone: 03 445 3417

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Moorings Restaurant
Location: Cromwell
Cuisine: A La Carte, New Zealand
Mains: $25 - $35+

Reviews

Colin&Denise Hutchison

Nice service food was served very quick.nothing seemed the problem . Presentation and flavour was great the lunch mussels in curry cream flavoursome.
Nice atmosphere we actually arrived slightly early and no issue in fact taken to seating and welcomed.
After the meal might we suggest walking around the water and facilities don’t rush away . Highly recommend.

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Surroundings were very nice, providing the public with access to the whole area. The built in seating was extremely comfortable and the service was first rate. Food was just quite delicious and very well presented. Our visitors from France were very impressed with the visit to Pisa Moorings. We will certainly return.

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Our first experience with first table. Could not fault anything. Recommend this restaurant to you all.

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Tia Gable

Amazing dining experience at this restaurant, Aimee our waitress was great - we are all from hospitality and to have a waitress as friendly as her was great. Food was perfect - big ups to the chef, we will definitely be back

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Alan Garrett

A really nice evening for a special birthday. The service was very attentive and nothing was too much trouble.
The food was excellent and plentiful. So much so we needed to move table to accommodate the main course which was a 'meat lover's platter for two'. Lovely evening, we will be back!

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Sunday night ,very quiet when we arrived so had very good service, it got busier as the night went on and we still had great service. Managed to get through 2 courses and a shared entree which was a good size. Meals well presented and tasted great and the size was fine. Desserts were delicious as well. Recommend that you try them out again if you haven't been for a while like us.

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Katie Lindsay

We received excellent service from the moment we arrived. Very accommodating staff who were attentive, polite, gave us time to peruse the menu and provided colouring in pencils and paper for our fellow 4 year old diner.
The food was excellent, trust me when I say I don't say that often however I had the scallops in a main size with a side salad. The scallops were cooked perfectly and all the flavours danced in my mouth, outstanding. The side salad was fresh and although it had a dressing the dressing had a great flavour. My father had the steak and loved every mouthful. The childrens platter was a perfect choice for a fussy child who happily ate fresh carrots, apple, grapes, cheese and cracks and a sausage roll.

We will be back! Thank you for a really good evening out.

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Vanessa Prentice

Was a last minute decision that day to go out for dinner and we weren’t disappointed. It was very cosy and warm and the food was lovely, especially the pull apart cheesy garlic bread...yum. Good service, good food and a nice bottle of Syrah.

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Staff were very friendly. Wanted a great, large meal and that’s what we received. Will be coming back.

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Tia Gable

Friendly waitstaff, checked on all our meals, very attentive, would definitely recommend

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Third time here and was still really great.

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Great food and service. Loved it

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Jenny Campbell

Beautiful tasty meals. Service outstanding.

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We went out on a first table voucher and had a lovely meal, the food was great.
Our waitress, it was here first night and she struggled initially but was getting to grips with the system by the end of the night.
A couple of errors with our order but it did not detract from a great night.

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Rebecca Williams

We had a wonderful meal, I had the ribeye and my husband had the lamb burger. The food was delicious and the staff were very friendly. We are looking forward to going back.

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We had amazing food & outstanding service, shared the Carnivour Platter, which was huge, great value for money. We couldn't finish it all as we wanted some room for dessert, we had the Cheesecake & Creme Brulee & they were equally as delicious.
Highly recommend this restaurant for both the food & service.

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The setting is cosy yet styly, music was on point and loud enough to hear but not be overpowering. The food... WOW muscles were devine and the carnivores platter was mind blowing... Huge is all I can say there were two of us and there was no way we could finish it! The staff were so lovely and piled all the leftovers into a big container and let us take it with us. You normally aren't allowed to take your leftovers so we thought that was above and beyond, we will be eating it for the next couple of days!

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Tasty food- big portions. Guest beer on tap was a winner. Big thanks to the guy behind the bar, super helpful and great service!

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Kim Nicolson

The Moorings is an excellent stop for lunch or dinner. We frequent there for their gluten free pizzas and they never disappoint. As they are just off the new bike trail they are in the perfect place for a ride from Bannockburn or Cromwell. We also had our granddaughter ( and her parents

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very enjoyable meal. would have liked to have had second vegetable for more flavour. service and ambiance was great. definitely going back again.

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Nathan Manning

Great food, lovely setting, kid friendly and we had a great summer's evening in a nice relaxed setting, definitely recommend!

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Colin&Denise Hutchison

Nice service food was served very quick.nothing seemed the problem . Presentation and flavour was great the lunch mussels in curry cream flavoursome.
Nice atmosphere we actually arrived slightly early and no issue in fact taken to seating and welcomed.
After the meal might we suggest walking around the water and facilities don’t rush away . Highly recommend.

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Fiona Hsieh

Food is awesome, service was great!!

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Pam Tomkins

Faultless service with wonderfully attentive and friendly front of house staff. We both had the orange roughy and whilst cooked well, the meal in itself was nice - just nice. There was a lack of flair or any care and the presentation was average. We had both asked for the salad to be changed to parmesan and mandarin and my meal arrived with a garden salad that was over-dressed. We have eaten here before and had great food so am hoping the chef was just having an off night. Would definitely go back again based on previous experiences.

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Lynn Paterson

Beautiful setting, nice greeting, very accommodating, food was Delicious, definitely going back, thanks ,

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Great restaurant, great staff and great food! Our family enjoyed a beautiful meal, and as a bonus afterwards we had a fun game of mini golf. Would recommend and happily visit again

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Second time for dining took along a visitor, fantastic service and food. The visitor was really impressed. Awesome place, staff and food. Love it love it

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Had a great time. Service and food excellent

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Pam Tomkins

We shared the carnivore platter, and a few sides between four of us. Everything was delicious. The lamb and ribs were so succulent. Thanks for an enjoyable dining experience.

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Surroundings were very nice, providing the public with access to the whole area. The built in seating was extremely comfortable and the service was first rate. Food was just quite delicious and very well presented. Our visitors from France were very impressed with the visit to Pisa Moorings. We will certainly return.

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Pamela Sherwood

Amazing
Wonderful dining and lovely friendly staff “Thankyou “

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Ella March

Nice relaxed atmosphere friendly staff

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Hadn't been for a long time as previous experience was not great. This time I will certainly be back service and food was awesome. Great Great time

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Alex Roberts

We had a great time at Moorings restaurant. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. The setting of the restaurant was really great. You could walk out to the lake and their was an awesome kids park and mini golf which we tried after our meal.

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Tracey Turfus

Excellent service awesome food and fabulous venue

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Four different meals and each one superb. Again. Love eating here.

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Was wonderful, the service was great! And the food was delicious

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Food was beautiful, lovely friendly waitress. Recommend

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Our first experience with first table. Could not fault anything. Recommend this restaurant to you all.

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Tia Gable

Amazing dining experience at this restaurant, Aimee our waitress was great - we are all from hospitality and to have a waitress as friendly as her was great. Food was perfect - big ups to the chef, we will definitely be back

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Sally Oudt

Wow meal was fantastic staff very friendly and did a great job, want to go back soon.

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Jessica Terry

Great food and service as always!

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Cherie Bouzaid

The whole experience was excellent, we received wonderful service and the food was to die for - thanks guys

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Great night out, food and service was wonderful. Will definitely be going back.

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Great service, beautiful HUGE servings! Always a pleasure dining at The Moorings Restaurant!

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Nikki Woodside

Excellent service!! Kids meals came out quickly but weren’t piping hot so kids could tuck in straight away! Adults meals were awesome! Very tasty! Lamb burger was a real hit!

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Jenny Campbell

A very enjoyable night with lovely food and great company. The staff make you very welcome and look after you well.

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Alan Garrett

A really nice evening for a special birthday. The service was very attentive and nothing was too much trouble.
The food was excellent and plentiful. So much so we needed to move table to accommodate the main course which was a 'meat lover's platter for two'. Lovely evening, we will be back!

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Sunday night ,very quiet when we arrived so had very good service, it got busier as the night went on and we still had great service. Managed to get through 2 courses and a shared entree which was a good size. Meals well presented and tasted great and the size was fine. Desserts were delicious as well. Recommend that you try them out again if you haven't been for a while like us.

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Great service provided from the minute we arrives till we left. Gentleman who served seemed to genuinely enjoy his job. Food tasted as great as it was presented. Best visit yet to the Moorings Restaurant. We will be back :-)

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Selena Ballantyne

We went for a special birthday dinner and the meal was very special indeed. Food was fantastic, the Carnivore Platter was particularly awesome. Service was great and we would definitely go back

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We had a wonderful evening. It was true southern hospitality at it’s best. The orange roughy fish dish was fresh and cooked beautifully. The 12 hour slow cooked lamb shank was also excellent. Other than been a little salty it was also a beautiful main meal. Size of meals were very generous. I highly recommend this place.

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Fabulous meal. The pull apart bread was divine. This was our second visit and definitely our favorite place to dine in Cromwell. Great food, great atmosphere and First Table makes it very affordable. We will be back.

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This was my very first "First Table" dining experience and I wasnt disapointed. The staff were all very professional in looking after us.

My friends ordered trhe Carnivore Platter. Wow!!.

Would dine there again

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Jessica Terry

Great food and service every time

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Jenny Campbell

Lovely meal - good service.

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Great food, great service and consistently so.

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Great atmosphere, great service, great food, the ribs fell off the bone. Would go back!

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