Blacks Hotel Ophir

come and enjoy some southern hospitality at its best

bar & restaurant
bar & restaurant

Generous helpings of food from Otago producers, with beers and wines to match. Fill your boots.


We have 10 individually themed rooms.


If it's cold outside, come on in and take a seat by the open fire and get toasty.

Good as Gold

famous for

We pride ourselves on great hospitality, serving locals and travellers since 1937

top quality

We source only the best locally grown lamb and beef, with wines and beers to match.

bike friendly

We offer off street bike parking for those of you doing the rail trail.

courtesy bus

A courtesy van is available for small groups staying in Omakau or Lauder.

family business

It's not cold in Ophir, but it is cool.


We offer a classic New Zealand pub experience but with food, accomodation and bar bought into the 21st century.

We offer a wide range of local beer and wine as well as drams for those cold winter nights.

Call us to arrange group bookings or for that special event.


where to find us

We're located 25km east of Alexandra, very near the Rail Trail, on the tourist route towards Ranfurly.

Open Hours

Summer Hours
Monday-Friday 4pm-close
Saturday & Sunday 11am-8.30pm

Winter Hours
Closed Monday & Tuesday
Wednesday - Friday 4pm - 10pm
Saturday & Sunday 12pm-8.30pm
Dinner bookings are essential
Dinner bookings are essential

Proudly serving these great local brands. Wet your whistle.