Uncover elegant interpretations of nouvelle cuisine seamlessly blended with the finest and freshest New Zealand aromas and flavours.


Chef Sebastian Hindrichs delivers epicurean excellence with an innovative menu, tastefully blending the best local produce with French flair. Delight in scrumptious buffet breakfast complemented with authentic French pastries and expertly brewed coffee. 


Flawlessly representing Sofitel’s renowned gastronomy, our lunch menu is designed for those who are short for time (30 minute Express Lunch Menu) and who loves to indulge in several course affair. As the sun sets and candles get lit, the ambiance of Lava Dining transforms to exude a soft amber glow, enhancing your dinner experience.


If you’re looking for a intimate culinary experience with breathtaking views take a step inside Lava Dining.