− Our story −

Welcome to The Fat Duck Gastropub where good times, great beverages and amazing food combine to bring you The Fat Duck experience. We not only strive to give our guests the best experience, but also to offer our team a great place to work and we follow the Fat Duck values in our everyday work. Located in the heart of the beautiful lakeside township of Te Anau, we look forward to serving you soon.

Waitress smiling as she serves three seated customers inside the The Fat Duck Te Anau restaurant

About Us

Join us at The Fat Duck Gastropub whatever the occasion. Our venue is perfect for a meal with friends or family for a relaxed dining experience with a welcoming atmosphere. Our bar area is a vibrant place to have a drink after work along with seasonal events such as sport on the big screen and live music to enjoy.

Our talented Chefs have recently revamped the menu to welcome in the new season and to bring you the best of modern New Zealand flavours. Our popular Te Anau restaurant has an extensive menu available for lunch and dinner all year round. Check out our Vegan menu with fresh flavours to suit all diners. We also have daily blackboard specials and our produce is sourced locally to ensure we can bring you the freshest of ingredients to satisfy your tastebuds.


The Fat Duck Gastropub has the perfect ambience for casual drinks and meals through to corporate functions. Our services include daily happy hour, big-screen tv, free wi-fi and a children’s menu. Our premises is also available for private functions and catering services. Our Chef's can also whip up the perfect cake to suit your occasion, see our cake menu for inspiration.

At the heart of our site is the bar area which has an easy flow to the dining areas, both indoor and outdoor. Our indoor restaurant seating area is cosy and relaxed with a view out into the town centre and on those warmer days that stretch into the long summer evenings, the outdoor paved seating area is the ideal place to eat and drink with your friends while watching the sun go down.

The Fat Duck gastropub bar area showing close up of beer taps including Speights, Steinlager, Panhead and Emersons brands
Customers seated at high tables enjoying drinks at the Fat Duck bar seating area


Our extensive range of beverages will keep you happy, hoppy and hydrated. We are proud to present to you our range of New Zealand beers by Speights, Steinlager, Panhead, Emersons, Invercargill Brewery and Macs. If wine is more to your taste, we have a wide range to suit all meal matches including the range of New Zealand wines from Wither Hills, Mount Difficulty and Amisfield.

Of course we also serve a wide range of soft drinks and hot drinks to keep your thirst quenched. Hot drinks are also available as a takeaway option. Why not try our new turmeric latte?

− The Fat Duck −

What is a Gastropub? Not your usual pub. A bar and restaurant that not only serves a wide selection of beer and wine - but also specialises in serving quality, high-end meals.

− Events −

The Fat Duck Gastropub is host to a range of events throughout the year. Check out our recent posts on our Facebook page and join our Instagram and Facebook pages so you don't miss any upcoming events.



Do you have a special occasion coming up in Te Anau? Whether you are a business looking for a venue to provide corporate drinks and nibbles for your customers or require a full meal and drinks option for Grandma's 80th birthday, we are able to help. Check out our set menu options to get inspired for your upcoming special occasion.

The Fat Duck Gastropub is the perfect function venue and we can provide catering for up to 120 people. Contact us for more information.

Live Music

Live Music

Enjoy live music on Saturday nights while you dine. Andres Saavedra is our regular musician.

Live music usually runs from 6.00pm - 8.00pm on Saturday nights, but may be subject to change. Please check our outside blackboard for live music times.

Happy Hour

Happy Hour

The Fat Duck bar is the perfect place to meet for an after-work drink or a catch up with friends.

Our Happy Hour is from 5.00pm - 6.00pm daily. Enjoy your tap beer and house wines at a reduced cost during this period.

Wine & Beer

Large selection of delicious wine and Beer

We have a large selection of wines and beers for every palate with our handpicked range of New Zealand's finest.

You are able to choose a perfectly matched beverage for your meals, or ask our friendly staff for their recommendations.

Find us on the map

124 Town Centre, Te Anau, New Zealand