In the heart of Matakana lies a true culinary gem: Plume Restaurant. Here, every dish tells a unique story of the region’s rich, fresh resources. Tucked among the rolling vineyards and lush landscapes, Plume captures the very soul of Matakana, offering a dining experience that celebrates freshness, quality, and culinary innovation.

At the core of Plume’s culinary philosophy is a commitment to sourcing the freshest local Matakana produce. The fertile soils of Matakana as well as the  temperate climate provide an abundance of seasonal ingredients that continually inspire the restaurant’s ever-evolving menu. From farm-fresh vegetables and succulent meats to seafood caught just offshore, each dish is proof of the region’s rich agricultural heritage and the vibrant Matakana food culture.

What truly sets Plume apart is its connection to its own vineyard. Located adjacent to the restaurant, Plume’s vineyard not only offers a stunning backdrop for dining but also supplies the restaurant with grapes of exceptional quality. These grapes, nurtured in Matakana’s distinctive terroir, are transformed into exquisite wines that perfectly complement the menu offerings. This vineyard dining experience in Matakana enhances the charm of every meal at Plume.

Whether it’s a crisp Sauvignon Blanc to accompany a seafood platter or a robust Syrah to pair with a hearty steak, Plume’s wines reflect the distinctiveness of Matakana wine region, adding depth and character to every dining experience. Each glass of wine tells its own story, enriched by the unique qualities of Matakana vineyards.

However, freshness at Plume is not just about the ingredients; it’s also about the creativity and skill of the chefs who bring these ingredients to life. At Plume Restaurant, the culinary team masterfully combines traditional techniques with modern flair, crafting dishes that showcase the natural flavours and textures of the ingredients. This approach ensures that every meal is not only delicious but also a true reflection of the best that Matakana has to offer out of all the places to eat in Matakana.

From the moment you step through the doors of Plume Matakana, you are welcomed into a world where every meal is a celebration of Matakana’s vibrant food culture. Whether you’re enjoying a leisurely lunch on the sun-drenched terrace, or a candlelit dinner overlooking the vineyard, each bite tells a story of freshness and flavour, capturing the undeniable charm of Matakana. Plume Restaurant is not just a place to eat; it’s a place to experience the very best of Matakana dining.

With its dedication to excellence and its deep roots in the local community, Plume Restaurant invites you to savour the flavours of Matakana and discover the true essence of this beautiful region.

What are you waiting for? Savour the amazing dishes at Plume Restaurant, relax at Plume Villas, and indulge in our exquisite wines from the Runner Duck winery. Our Matakana venue and accommodation eagerly awaits your next weekend getaway.