The Millhouse menu is a divine blend of local, seasonal produce, coupled with a passion and knowledge of food.

The Millhouse is the only restaurant in the South Island to offer rare Wagyu Beef from Japan on the menu and our Organic Southland Lamb is also unique to The Millhouse.
In order to reflect seasonal changes, the menu changes regularly, so please ask reception or the restaurant for the most up to date menu.


Stone Barn Baked Breads  $9.00
Olive oil, smoked salt butter and roast aubergine caviar

Seasonal Soup  $14.50
Grilled croutons

Fig & Goat's Cheese Beignets $19.50
Sun dried tomato pain perdu, fig chutney and fresh tomato salsa

Millhouse Assiette  $23
Seared scallop and scampi mousseline
Whitebait roulade, capsicum and basil
Langoustine with apple and fennel slaw

Twin Rivers Organic Lamb Fillet  $22.50
Chive potato gnocchi, courgette, red pepper and fava beans

Seared Angus Beef Carpaccio  $21.50
Carrot, radish cress, potato crisps, mushroom consommé jelly and horse radish crème fraiche

Warm Grilled Calamari & Chorizo Salad  $21.50
Avocado, mango, coriander, mung beans and chilli reduction

main courses

Market Fish $39.50
With crayfish tortellini, braised leek, mushroom, lemon & basil mousse, crayfish bisque

Taste of Otago  $43.00
Confit duck, seared breast & plum
Venison denver leg, pear, endive & agrodolce
Lamb cutlets, shallots & piperade potato gratin

Prime Angus Beef Fillet  $39.50
Braised beef potato gratin with onion jam, parsnip puree and beer battered onion rings

Blue Cheese Ravioli  $35
Golden beets, smoked hazelnuts, pear and beetroot leaves

Sides  $9.00
Chef’s salad
Seasonal market vegetables
Homemade potato chips & fresh mint aioli

main courses - grills

Market Fish  $37.00

Akaroa Salmon  $38.00

Local Free Range 1/2 Chicken  $36.50

200g Prime Angus Beef Fillet $39.00

250g Southland Lamb Rump  $36.50

Served with a choice from the following:
Mustard Cream, Port Wine Jus, Green Peppercorn, Mint, Béarnaise or Tartar

Chef’s Salad or Seasonal Market Vegetables
Potato Gratin with cabbage and bacon
Kumara and blue cheese soufflé, twice baked with beet
Pumpkin and basil gnocchi


Hokey Pokey Parfait $15.00
Chocolate brownie, kiwi fruit salsa and dehydrated raspberries

Honey Caramel Mousse $15.00
Popcorn, apple & pineapple chutney, ginger crisp and rum sauce

Citrus Trio $17.00
Lemon & lime Macaroon
Orange Battenberg cake
Lime sorbet & citrus salsa

Chocolate Assiette $17.00
Chocolate & cinnamon marzipan cake
White chocolate Kirsch mousse & cherry compote
Hazelnut crunch ice cream & chocolate orange marshmallow

Poached Cromwell Peach $15.00
Ricotta & orange cake and Millhouse lavender ice cream

Cheese Plate $17.00
Local Gibbston Valley cheese, honeycomb, quince and walnut bread

Tea & Coffee $5.00
All served with petits fours

English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Chamomile, Peppermint, Green Tea with Jasmine, Rose with French Vanilla, Mediterranean Mandarin, Rosehip with Hibiscus Flowers

Short Black, Long Black, Flat White, Latte, Cappuccino, Mochaccino, Macchiato, Hot Chocolate

Liqueurs $9.00
Amaretto, Baileys, Benedictine, Cointreau, Drambuie, Grand Marnier, Frangelico, Vanilla Galliano, Kahlua, Midori,
Black Sambuca, Tia Maria

Dessert wine
2009 Greywacke Late Harvest Gewürztraminer (Marlborough) $15 glass or $70 for a bottle

Taylor’s Tawny Port 10 years (Douro Valley) $14.00
Taylors Tawny Port 20 years (Douro Valley) $30.00

Remy Martin XO Excellence (Cognac) $36.00
Remy Martin VSOP (cognac) $14.00
St. Remy (Anjou) $9.00
Calvados Drouin (Pays d’ Auge) $8.00


Single Malt
Talisker 10yo (Isle of Skye) $12.00
Glenmorangie 10yo (Highlands) $12.00
Glenfiddich 12yo (Speyside) $10.00
Macallan 12yo (Speyside) $12.00
Laphroaig 10yo (Islay) $14.00

Jameson’s (Ireland) $9.00
Famous Grouse (Scotland) $9.00
Chivas Regal 12yo (Scotland) $10.00
Famous Grouse 12yo (Scotland) $12.00
Johnnie Walker Red (Scotland) $10.00
Johnnie Walker Black 12yo (Scotland) $12.00