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The Hideaway 201

201 Lochiel Branxholme Road, Lochiel 9781, New Zealand
+64 3-221 7364
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“cannelloni” (3 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
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New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
201 Lochiel Branxholme Road, Lochiel 9781, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been told that this was a superb restaurant, but were VERY disappointed. Poor service, food cold, and not as good as expected. Would not recommend you take a group to this restaurant.

1  Thank Jen G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very disappointing visit to a restaurant we had great expectations of. The food was not as good as the prices suggested: steaks were tough, as was the lamb; my fish wasn't very hot; cannelloni was cold; and a mushroom pasta dish was declared uneatable....More

1  Thank Jude2348
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Phoned & made a booking for 4 people, on a saturday night, was told to be there at 6.30pm & that we would need to have our food order into the kitchen before 6.45pm because of a large party coming in at 7pm. We were...More

2  Thank sueh526
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My Mum and I went here before watching a rugby game with family. It is the best food I have had in Southland. I had two entrees - the seafood chowder and the duck. The chowder came in a bread bowl. It was so good...More

Thank Alisa B
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I came to the Hideaway 201 with my boyfriend for our anniversary and we had such an amazing experience. The atmosphere was very romantic and the restaurant is set out beautifully with candles and fairy lights everywhere. The food was to die for. So delicious...More

Thank sukhpal s
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Visited last week ,salmon risotto probably the worst I've ever had Not impressed with the standard Of this once great restaurant. I think maybe trying to hard and missing the basics.Service poor more interested in looking after drunk men in bar who seemed to be...More

1  Thank Rhonda W
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Three of us, two dishes each. Pork spring rolls were fairly average, sauces were nice. Pumpkin pie was good. Chicken burger has great flavours. Salmon risotto was very disappointing. Waitress was good, but food took a very long time, and the wait between courses was...More

1  Thank mega12015
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Delicious meal, homely atmosphere with nice big open fire. great place to go to on a wintery day. the Country style chicken meal was so yum! comes with the most perfectly cooked parsnip puree - an absolute must have!

Thank lm1996194
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Totally enjoyed our meal and services tonight . We shared a breads board, and then the jigger steak for hubby and I had the Southland buffalo burger. ..wow!

Thank gr8luau
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

If you know where to look, on your way to Queenstown from Invercargill, there is a hidden gem to discover. The Hideaway 201 is more than a restaurant it is a destination. The journey to said destination is a thrilling one driving along lochiel-branxholme Rd...More

Thank Reuel T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Lochiel Branxholme Road, Lochiel 9781, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Lochiel
  • Phone Number: +64 3-221 7364
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The Hideaway 201, Restaurant & Bar, Function Venue/Marquee, Gardens and Gift Shop, we pride ourselves in our experienced, dedicated and professional staff to take complete care of you. Our venues are situated on ten acres of magnificent gardens, featuring ponds and waterfalls, stone walls and archways, all surrounded by mature trees. Whether it be a dining experience, workplace conference/sem
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