Glenfalloch Restaurant and Gardens


A picture perfect wedding in a gorgeous garden Glenfalloch is the perfect place to enjoy your entire wedding day.

Imagine relaxed guests with canapés and bubbly on the lawn before your wedding ceremony, the magical lush surrounds providing a truly romantic setting. And what a photographer’s dream as you find special places through the garden for those significant memories to be captured. Then, when you’re ready, glide into your reception by simply stepping inside the stunning Chalet.

Relish the superb cuisine of a top restaurant as you cherish yourselves with a splendid celebration of your marriage Relaxed lush garden setting Glenfalloch’s 12ha of trees, gardens and lawn provide a private and stunning backdrop for all aspects of your wedding day.

Glenfalloch, Gaelic for “hidden valley”, was established in 1871 and boasts a magnificent collection of oak, walnut, elm and English beech trees. Today, the garden’s maturity means photographers are spoilt for choice when it comes to both lighting and backdrops. Its extensive area includes rhododendron dells, New Zealand natives and rose gardens, as well as the large historic trees.

Beyond the garden, views of the harbour extend all the way to Taiaroa Head. Glenfalloch is a four-seasons garden, each season distinguished by its own colours and fragrances. And, by virtue of its position on the north side of the peninsula, the garden enjoys all-day sun and is sheltered from prevailing winds.

The Chalet restaurant The Chalet restaurant has been refurbished and you will find a light, open and modern venue, overlooking the gardens and harbour. The space can cater for up to 130 guests and its open-plan layout means it can suit many seating requirements. A marquee can be added to cater for larger crowds A large stone fireplace, extensive deck area and sheltered courtyard contribute to make Glenfalloch the perfect space where guests can relax and find a comfortable spot to catch up with friends and family.

The Food Glenfalloch is one of Dunedin’s top award winning restaurants. Enjoy superb cuisine created with fresh local produce from artisan suppliers and imaginatively crafted by an award winning chef. Glenfalloch’s menus change regularly to showcase the best of Otago’s seasonal ingredients and local delicacies. A quick drive Glenfalloch’s proximity to Dunedin makes it a convenient, inexpensive and attractive taxi trip for guests. Just 15 minutes’ drive from the Octagon, For more information, call the team on (03) 476-1006 or