Dining

Enjoy home-grown and home-cooked breakfasts and dinners at what is arguably the best dining experience with the best views of the Tasman Sea on the West Coast.

Sit back and relax and let Elizabeth and Selwyn cook and serve delicious Mediterranean-style meals.

Breakfast

A hearty combination of cooked and Continental breakfast is included and served in the guest dining room or out on the deck between 8.00am-10.30am*.

*Room service and early breakfasts available on request.

Continental Breakfast

Enjoy a selection of breads, yoghurts and jams (all homemade) as well as cereal and fruit served alongside a choice of teas or real espresso coffee from our commercial coffee machine. Espresso coffee is available from 7 am.

Note: Gluten-free bread (please pre-order), soy, almond, oat and coconut milks available on request.

Espresso Coffee Machine San Marco

Cooked Breakfast

Place your orders by 8pm the night before and enjoy a delicious cooked breakfast in addition to the Continental breakfast selection.

Choose from:

  • Big Beach Brunch: Our own free-range eggs*, bacon, beef sausages, grilled tomato, and mushrooms.
  • Best Bacon & Eggs: Our own free-range eggs*, and a side of bacon.
  • Very Vegetarian: Our own free-range eggs*, grilled tomato, homemade baked beans (GF), and mushrooms.
  • Occasional Omelette: Our own free-range eggs with your choice of up to 4 fillings: tomato, ham, cheese, bacon, mushroom, red onion

*Your choice of poached, scrambled, boiled, sunny side-up or over easy. Served with a slice of toast.

A cooked breakfast from the Awatuna Sunset Lodge dining menu

Dinner

 Feeling peckish but don’t want to go out for dinner? Let us cook you a delicious homemade meal, served in the guest dining area or on the sea view deck. Prefer a picnic on the beach as you watch the sunset? No problem, we can pack you a picnic dinner.*

From light bites to hearty meals there is something everyone will enjoy. All breads, crackers, sauces, dressings and mayonnaise, pizza dough and pasta are all made by Elizabeth. With fruit and vegetables grown and picked daily on our property, food doesn’t get any fresher. Be sure to ask about our daily specials.

Dinner is served from 6.45 pm to 8.15 pm after our nightly drinks and canapés sun-downer. Please let us know if you prefer an early or late dinner when ordering.

*Dinner orders, entrée and mains, must be placed by 4 pm prior to your first night’s stay. Dessert can be ordered after your meal. On subsequent nights dinner and picnic orders by 11 am please.

Vegan, dairy-free, allergy-free and gluten-free options available and made to order.

A bowl of Ravioli with a tomato-based sauce from the dining menu at Awatuna Sunset Lodge
A pizza served on a wooden board from the dining menu at Awatuna Sunset Lodge
Two whitebait patties served with bread, butter, lemon and parsley.
A flat white coffee on a plate with a teaspoon.
An iced chocolate with whipped cream available on the Awatuna sunset lodge dining menu
A kettle, coffees, teas and jams.

Drinks

A selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks is available to accompany your meals or as desired throughout your stay.  Complimentary espresso coffee are served with breakfast but should you require a pick me up during the day or after dinner, espresso coffee and hot chocolate are available until 9 pm. Dairy-free milk option available. Or help yourself to complimentary tea and coffee through the day.

For guest’s staying in the Lodge rooms, join us nightly at 6 pm for a complimentary sun-downer drink and canapés. Staying at Hydrangea Park and would like to join our sun-downers? Join us for only $15.00 per person.