Glenfalloch Gardens

  • Glenfalloch Gardens Otago Peninsula Dunedin
  • Glenfalloch Gardens Otago Peninsula Dunedin
  • Glenfalloch Gardens Otago Peninsula Dunedin

Glenfalloch Woodland Garden – A beautiful place for celebrations

Glenfalloch, Gaelic for ‘hidden valley’ is a historical garden, established in 1871. Located on the scenic Otago Peninsula, it is tranquil, beautiful, much loved and treasured as a special setting for notable celebrations.

  • Dine in a beautiful restaurant with superb cuisine set in the gorgeous lush garden. One of Dunedin’s top restaurants.
  • Enjoy the peace and tranquillity and the panoramic harbour views.
  • Listen to the ripple of Russell Creek and the harmony of the native birdlife symphony.
  • Walk among the rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias, fuchsias and a profusion of other flower species which integrate with native ferns, exotic imports and indigenous New Zealand trees.
  • Meet a 1000 year old Matai Tree and admire our stunning autumn colours.

Glenfalloch Gardens and Restaurants is only a 15 minute scenic drive from Dunedin City. Glenfalloch enjoys a microclimate that extends the seasons and nurtures growth. Take time to wander around the Garden or enjoy a Guided  Tour (minimum of 10 pax)

We can cater for any size of celebration, weddings, parties, conferences and events. Glenfalloch Restaurant is one of Dunedin’s top 10 restaurants and is Dunedin’s leading and preferred private restaurant for personal celebrations. The restaurant is nestled within the garden and well positioned to offer your guests a relaxed dining experience in a superbly beautiful setting.


Stunning Otago Peninsula, a mystical marriage of sea and land has made Glenfalloch the ideal Dunedin wedding location. Beautiful Glenfalloch has a heralded place in Dunedin’s heart as a premiere setting for personal celebrations.In 2015 the chalet restaurant was given an elegant makeover to create a stylish, fresh décor to complement the lush garden locale.

The woodland garden itself showcases over 140 years of botanical heritage; each season bringing its own special array of colours and fragrances to delight the senses and provide pleasure to guests. Glenfalloch has a peerless heritage providing generations of Dunedinites with superb memories of enjoyable events.

Couples choose ceremony locations amongst the profusion of flower species which integrate with native ferns, exotic imports and indigenous New Zealand trees. The Glenfalloch Bridal Collection is designed to create a superb occasion for perfect weddings.

From traditional to unique, dine & dance to champagne brunch the experienced Glenfalloch team has the skill and energy to create celebrations to remember always.

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Glenfalloch Garden Open Daily

430 Portobello Road, Macandrew Bay, Dunedin

Glenfalloch Woodland Garden Open Daily from 9am till Dusk.
Entry to the Garden by Donation – Otago Peninsula Trust members can access the gardens for free

Glenfalloch Chalet Restaurant Opening Hours

Bookings Recommended Ph: 03-476-1006 or online at Glenfalloch Online Bookings

April-September | Wednesday to Sunday 9.30am-3.30pm | Dinner Thursday/Friday/Saturday from 5pm. Closed Monday/Tuesday

October-April | Daily 9am-3.30pm | Dinner Thursday/Friday from 5pm

Experience Glenfalloch Restaurant, dine in one of New Zealand’s most beautiful gardens.

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. Renowned for warm hospitality, excellent food and a gorgeous historic garden.

Open for lunches, dinners and celebrations. Booking recommended. Free garden entry.

For your private celebrations, parties, weddings and function bookings please contact us

Glenfalloch Tripadvisor

Garden Entrance and Guided Tour (minimum of 10 people)

Glenfalloch Woodland Garden is operated by the Otago Peninsula Trust, a charitable organisation committed to the promotion and preservation of the Otago Peninsula. Proceeds from tours contribute to ecology enhancement and protection.


Glenfalloch Photo Gallery


Visitor Testimonials

Our visit to the Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens was terrific. Stunning grounds, absolutely beautiful flowers. We could have spent days there. The Otago Peninsula trust does great work!

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