The Canopy Restaurant

Guests will enjoy dining among the trees in ‘The Canopy’ restaurant, savouring quality local cuisine including an indulgent five-course degustation dinner.


As our chef’s at Te Waonui Forest Retreat strive to provide you with the freshest and most seasonal local produce available our menus are subject to change at short notice.



Please see a sample of our hotel menus; the actual menus may vary slightly to those below.

The Canopy Restaurant - Breakfast and Casual Dining Menu (PDF)

The Canopy Restaurant - 5-Course Degustation Menu (PDF)


Forest Dining Experience

Enjoy our luxurious 5-course degustation menu amongst the lush green forest in a purpose built gazebo. This private dining experience is perfect for a romantic dinner for two or an exclusive special event for up to 10 Guests. 

Degustation Dinner - Forest Gazebo Hire: $375 (inc. GST). Does not include the cost of food and beverages.


Please note - Forest Dining Experience is subject to weather conditions. Contact the hotel directly for Gazebo reservations.




Open Hours

Breakfast: 7am-10am
Lunch: 1pm-5pm
Dinner: 6pm-9:30pm




Te Waonui Forest Retreat
3 Wallace Street
Franz Josef Glacier 7886
Phone 03 752 0555
Fax 03 752 0550

Please note, Te Waonui accommodation packages automatically include a 5-Course Degustation Dinner – you do not need to book the restaurant separately.

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