Well appointed and well equipped venues are complimented by the historic and elegant country lodge setting. Discreet accommodation commands spectacular views of the inlet, rolling hills or native bush. Enjoy our decks during summer or cosy open fires in winter months.

Our in-house catering teams will cater to all requirements, tailoring menus to meet both your budget and culinary choices. Dependant on your menu selections and cuisine our kitchens are directed by renowned local chefs and supported by an expert team of professionals in the Catering Studio.

We are delighted to cater to all dietary requirements and offer a number of culturally based menus should this be your preference. Food is a big thing for us and it’s really important we get it right for you and your guests – our teams work very hard to ensure that every detail is paid special attention too and your guests go away satisfied. We are happy to suggest many variations on menus and themes from finger and cocktail food, buffets, family tables and fully plated served meals. We love to hear your suggestions too and our expert teams will work with you to perfect your menu.

We are happy to offer exclusive use of the Lodge on request for you and your guests and parking is no problem accommodating up to 120 cars safely tucked away from the lounges. A venue to suit all tastes and all events – we like to make it your choice!

At The Lodge at the Inlet we can accommodate all types of functions from intimate dinners to ballroom style cocktail evenings, weddings, birthday parties, special anniversaries and family events.

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All our events can be tailored to meet your needs with innovation and creativity or equally we are happy to offer standard packages to suit most requirements and budgets. We know our location is fantastic but believe our cuisine to be even more of a draw card! The hallmark of good cooking is the ingredients. We source as much local and organic and sustainable produce as possible, without wavering on quality.

We are located only 20 minutes from Wellington City in the beautiful Pauhatanui valley. The Lodge lends itself to tradition or glamour, tranquillity or a buzz, but most importantly provides a fantastic backdrop to put ‘special’ into any event! The unique layout of our venue and menu options provides great opportunities to tailor your event to perfection. We have separate dining and lounges that are ideal for business meetings or private dining, should it be for an intimate party of two or a larger group of 200! There are great opportunities for alfresco dining, cocktails on the terrace decks surrounding the Lodge and enjoy the commanding views of the inlet and native bush.

Enjoy a round of tennis or meander through native bush.

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