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US$4 - US$21
Bar, Pub, Healthy, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Sassy, vibrant bistro
1. Sassy, vibrant bistro
"Fresh food, good wine, affordable and everybody plus their dog eats"
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2. Adore this place!!
2. Adore this place!!
"We had to go back because we loved it so much"
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3. Amazing food service and views
3. Amazing food service and views
"Was blown away with everything at the dishery."
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Reviewed 7 August 2021

We went to the Dishery for a lunch-time catch up with old friends and really enjoyed the atmosphere service and well presented and delicious food. I would highly recommend the restaurant

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 9 May 2021 via mobile

Always busy, but staff are super responsive. Fresh food, good wine, affordable and everybody plus their dog eats there. What else to say?

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 7 July 2021 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful Lunch. I am happy to give a 5-star recommendation for a wonderful dining experience. Nice ambience and clean restaurant. We had Lemon & Thyme Chicken, Cauliflower fritters, Makikihi Chunky fries and smoothies and trust me everything was awesome....Flavours are wonderfully put together, superbly cooked and presented beautifully. Cannot find better quality of service. Every staff member is interested in one thing “their customers”. This is rare in my experience. They definitely lived up to the hype, and their continuous high rankings and reviews. If you haven’t been to eat here, you’re missing out on the best experience! Highly recommend😊More

Date of visit: May 2021
Scott & Emily Stevens, Owner at The Dishery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2021

Thank you so much for the amazing review Assem and we are so glad you enjoyed your lunch with us! We hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards, Emily & Scott

Reviewed 27 June 2021 via mobile

The staff were very welcoming and helpful. They are all dog lovers and there is an area for dogs to be tied up or left to roam. It was a cold day and a welcome heater was provided as the sun went behind the hill....The food was excellent and provided quickly. The burger and steak sandwich were filling and tasty as was the children's menu fish and chips. We had a very pleasant lunch and the staff were happy to chat. Would definitely return.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 25 June 2021

Visited a few times since it's been open. I would say the best breakfast in Arrowtown. Great innotive menu, staff super friendly staff and great location.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 27 April 2021

Stopped for a coffee and scone - the place is light and bright and the staff and service was great. It was popular and busy - we didn't eat off the menu but the food certainly looked good

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 25 April 2021 via mobile

Gorgeous location and great food. Nice mix of indoor and outdoor seating. Toilets are a highlight and the service was wonderful too. We had to go back because we loved it so much. Great place to stop after you’ve done the Chinese settlement.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 11 April 2021 via mobile

Beautiful location , great service and very tasty menu with some good old faithfuls and some very interesting items. Highly recommend

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 4 April 2021 via mobile

We had lunch here on Easter Sunday and absolutely recommend it! I had the Sando and is so delicious you can’t get enough. The ambience is great and the service super professional and relaxed. Even though they looked super busy, our waitress Chloe saw us...hesitating to come in and wave at us, and prepared a table with an umbrella just in case it started raining as we were with our doggie Leia (Chloe you are a star!) We loved sitting in the garden because the views are great and Leia loved relaxing in the grass.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 23 March 2021 via mobile

Lisa is a fantastic batista, combined with quality NZ roasted beans the coffee is incredible. Great atmosphere, very picturesque and calming. We found a locally made ceramic keep cup next door too.

Date of visit: March 2021
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The Dishery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5