Peppers Bluewater Resort - Dining

At Peppers Bluewater Resort, Rakinui Restaurant & Bar offer a relaxed casual dining setting with stunning surrounds and views of Lake Tekapo. You can choose to enjoy the comfort of dining indoors and in the warmer months outdoor dining is also offered.

The menu at Rakinui Restaurant features the perfect balance of international cuisine and modern New Zealand cuisine with a contemporary twist. The head chef  changes the menu regularly to ensure the freshest local produce is offered.  Rakinui Restaurant & Bar has been awarded the 2013 New Zealand Beef and Lamb Excellence Award for its respectful use of unique, locally sourced beef and lamb products.

To complement the menu is an extensive wine list featuring a range of award winning New Zealand wines.

Rakinui Restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner. If you are seeking relaxing drinks or light snacks, Rakinui Bar is the perfect destination. Make yourself at home and unwind on the comfy sofas or by the fireside with a refreshing drink.

Opening hours

  • Breakfast: 7am - 10am (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Dinner: 5pm - 9:30pm (Friday and Saturday)  
  • Bar: From 4pm - 9:30pm (Friday and Saturday)
  • Room Service: Sunday - Thursday


For bookings, please call (03) 680 7000

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