Arrowtown has a Winery and a Cheesery. Now, a Dishery. The Dishery.... is a place of many dishes - serving good food to be enjoyed with loved ones in stunning surroundings with beautiful wine and cocktails.
Owned and operated by locals Scott and Emily Stevens, The Dishery is bistro dining at its best with a menu lovingly designed by executive chef Ainsley-Rose Thompson and served from 8am to 8pm. Come for breakfast, lunch, early dinner or graze inbetween. Specialising in locally sourced ethical fresh food, cocktails and wine in a garden seating adjacent to the beautiful Arrow River Reserve.
Since the 1860s, the Dudley’s Cottage Precinct, where The Dishery is situated, has been a hive of social activity. Hungry and thirsty gold miners came down from the Arrow Gorge goldfields to the edge of Arrowtown to trade their gold finds for basic human comforts.
Food, drink, shelter, warmth, companionship.
Back in those days, the pan you worked the goldfields with was also the dish you ate from. In fact a gold pan was simply called a dish. The most valued of possessions.
The Dishery Arrowtown just might be the utopia those early adventurers were seeking.