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Indulgence with a Purpose: Paramata Lodge Culinary Experience

At Paramata Lodge, we believe that luxury and sustainability should not only coexist but enhance each other. Nestled in the heart of the conserved wetland on the West Coast of New Zealand, our eco-friendly retreat is not just a place to stay; it’s an immersive journey that begins with the culinary delights we offer.

Enjoy a cup of tea with Kathy your host

The Garden-to-Table Philosophy

One of the cornerstones of our culinary experience is our commitment to the garden-to-table philosophy. Our on-site garden, cultivated without the use of pesticides or herbicides, provides a bounty of fresh, organic produce. What we don’t grow ourselves is sourced from local providers for freshness and sustainable practice.

Paramata Lodge Luxury West Coast Accommodation - Kathy serving dinner

Meet Kathy: The Culinary Artisan Behind the Scenes

Kathy, the heart and soul of Paramata Lodge, takes the reins in the kitchen. Her passion for sustainable and delicious cuisine is palpable in every dish she crafts. The dishes change seasonally. 

An Indulgent 2-Course Symphony

Picture this: A candlelit dinner overlooking the serene Kahikatea trees, a menu curated with seasonal and local ingredients, and the aroma of a gastronomic masterpiece in the making. Kathy weaves her culinary magic into a 2-course symphony, with each dish telling a story of flavors, textures, and sustainability.


Paramata Lodge Luxury West Coast Accommodation - Aerial view of the lodge

Paramata Lodge Luxury West Coast Accommodation – Aerial view of the lodge

  • Main Courses That Dance on the Taste Buds: The main course is a homage to locally sourced proteins and vegetables. Indulge in dishes that are not only a delight for the taste buds but also a testament to our commitment to supporting the local community.
  • Decadent Desserts to Satisfy the Sweet Tooth: Conclude your culinary adventure with a dessert that is as sweet for the soul as they are for the palate. Our sweet treats are crafted delicately, featuring ingredients that reflect the essence of the surrounding landscape.

Dinner at Paramata Lodge Luxury West Coast Accommodation

Eco-Friendly Dining: More Than a Meal

Our commitment to eco-friendly dining goes beyond providing a memorable culinary experience. It’s about creating a positive impact on multiple fronts.

1. Healthful Delights:

  • Guests at Paramata Lodge enjoy meals free from harmful additives and chemicals, promoting not just indulgence but also well-being.

2. Convenient Luxury:

  • Located in the countryside, our retreat offers a culinary haven for guests, especially considering the nearest restaurants are a 15-minute drive away. This convenience ensures that our guests savor gourmet meals without compromising on time or taste.

3. Environmental Harmony:

  • Embracing a farm-to-table approach reduces our carbon footprint and supports the delicate ecosystem of the conserved wetland. By minimizing food miles and sourcing responsibly, we contribute to the preservation of the environment we call home.

4. Waste Reduction:

  • Our dedication to sustainability extends to waste reduction. By sourcing locally and growing our own produce, we significantly reduce packaging waste associated with transported goods.

Natural West Coast wilderness near to Paramata Lodge bed and breakfast

Conclusion: A Culinary Journey with a Purpose

At Paramata Lodge, our culinary experience is more than a meal; it’s a journey that aligns indulgence with a purpose. Kathy’s culinary artistry, influenced by her son’s Michelin Star-trained expertise, creates a symphony of flavors that reflects the richness of the surrounding landscape. Our commitment to eco-friendly dining ensures that every bite contributes to the well-being of our guests and the conservation of the breathtaking wetland environment. Join us at Paramata Lodge for a culinary adventure that nourishes not only your palate but also your soul.