Enjoy a range of delicious options from our menu and cabinet selection during the day. The restaurant resets early evening creating a great dining option centered around classic cuisine, breathtaking views and exceptional service.
Dark Sky Diner is located at Dark Sky Project on Takapō (Tekapo) lakefront at 1 Motuariki Lane.
If you take a quiet stroll on the lakefront, you can't miss us. Carparking is available within Takapō Village.
Hours (Summer 2019/20)
Open 9.00am - late, seven days.
Cabinet food available all day. Brunch / lunch menu available 11.30am - 2.30pm. Dinner menu available 6.00pm - 9.00pm. Bar Snacks available from 2.30pm - close.
Please note hours may change.
Reservations are available for evening only - we recommend booking in advance. Please phone +64 3 974 0378.
Dark Sky Diner's menu changes seasonally and produce is locally sourced where possible. Cabinet food varies.
Espresso coffee available and alcoholic beverages can be served with food before 5pm. Dark Sky Diner is fully licensed from 5pm.
Please note: cabinet food available from 9.00am - 6.00pm
Canterbury Anniversary / Queenstown Marathon Special!
Enjoy two-for-one coffees at Dark Sky Diner this Thursday - Saturday (14- 16 November 2019). It's the perfect stop-off for the Canterbury Anniversary long weekend, and those heading down to the Queenstown Marathon.
Heading back Sunday or Monday (17 / 18 November)? Then celebrate with us!
For $23 enjoy a glass of tap beer or house bubbles plus your choice of: lamb burger, mac 'n cheese or southern fried roll. Offer applies to those over the age of 18 years. Available 9.00am - 2.30pm.