"Tastes of New Zealand"
Casual Luxury Dining
Jo Elwin - Viva May 2024
"Book a table today because we are confidently naming Rātā central Queenstown's best restaurant by the region's best restaurateur Fleur Caulton"

Our Story

Rātā is a modern eatery, drawing on over a decade of culinary experience and the finest sustainable ingredients and produce from the southern region, the essence of New Zealand.

Our approach to dining is unhurried and deliberate, with each meal designed to be savoured. The menu changes daily, reflecting the seasonal produce of Southern New Zealand for a casual yet luxury experience.


The menu is of New Zealand. The best we have to offer  using the freshest quality produce and ingredients from the region which includes our commitment to sourcing organic ingredients and following sustainable practices. We also preserve, ferment and dehydrate to bring you the flavours of the south year round.

Our wine list proudly showcases wines from the Otago region, greater New Zealand and beyond, with an emphasis on an eclectic mix of the highly regarded and little known gems.


We take our guests on food a adventure. Our dedicated team use their expertise and passion to create an unforgettable dining experience. We are committed to excellence along with sourcing the best we can find with a focus on organic and sustainable ingredients and wine.

Make a Reservation

Our venue is not suitable for young children. We will only take bookings for children younger than 10 years at our 5pm booking slot.

If wish to place a booking for the same day and is after 3:00pm please call or email as the booking system will not accept bookings after 3:00pm for the same day.