Perfection in a glass

come and enjoy some southern hospitality at its best

A good reputation

Known for

We pride ourselves on great hospitality, serving locals and travellers since 1924.

top quality

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

bike friendly

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

courtesy bus

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

family business

Perfection in a glass

a brief history

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.


You won't need a brolly, with only 350-400mm of rain a year.


Proudly serving these great local brands. Wet your whistle.