No5 Church Lane is renowned for its world-class cocktail list, unsurpassable service and outstanding locally-sourced Mediterranean cuisine

Exuding understated luxury, No5 provides a comfortable and sleek environment in which to sample the unique flavours of Otago served in the versatile mezze style popular in Greece and Turkey

The stylish bar is renowned for its signature cocktails, delicately designed by the team of expert bartenders using the finest spirits, locally-produced mixers and ingredients.

With a chic yet casual flair, No5 also offers a premium spirit selection and an array of boutique New Zealand artisan beers. The extensive wine list offers a range of carefully selected local and international award winning wines with a focus on the local Otago wine region.

No5 provides an ideal ambiance for entertaining; from early evening cocktails to late-night gatherings, intimate dining to casual after-work drinks.

No5 is open daily for breakfast from 7.30am until 11.30am, drinks & tapas from 4.30pm, and evening dining from 6pm.

The bar frequently features resident DJs and special events. Like us on Facebook to find out more.


Restaurant Menu

Otago produce with a Mediterranean influence 


    7:30am – 11:00am

Toasted homemade breads 9

Selection of our white and wholemeal sourdough, brioche, butter, homemade jam (v)

Saffron yoghurt 14

Natural yoghurt sweetened with Otago honey and Bannockburn saffron, local blackberry coulis, oat clusters (v)

Homemade granola 12

The Spire homemade granola, either;

         Natural with milk and poached local berries (v)


         Bircher style; soaked overnight in apple juice, with yoghurt & blackberry coulis (v)

Apple pancakes  16

Buttermilk pancakes, caramelized apple puree, maple syrup, Cinnamon mascarpone

Bacon & eggs  16

House-cured bacon, toasted Spire sourdough, poached

free-range eggs, homemade tomato relish

French toast 15

Traditional French toast made with our own bread, vanilla-poached

pears, lemon mascarpone, cinnamon brown sugar (v)

Smoked salmon & scrambled eggs 17

House-smoked Mt Cook salmon, scrambled free-range eggs, Tony’s roquette, toasted wholemeal sourdough

Sausage, rosti & beans 17

Home-made Havoc pork breakfast sausages, potato & parsnip rosti, giant baked beans in tomato sauce



House-cured free-range bacon 6

Fried home-made black pudding 4

Roast wild thyme mushrooms (v)  4

Grilled tomatoes (v) 4

Eggs (poached, fried or scrambled) 5

Potato & parsnip rosti (v) 5


 Light Bites

 For a quick snack or while you wait

House Breads (v) 7

Our homemade sourdough selection, Cairnmuir olive oil, garlic butter

Pickled Local Olives (v)  9

Bannockburn olives pickled in-house then marinated in lemon & chilli oil

Potted Fiordland Salmon 9

Lightly smoked & potted salmon with elderberry capers & rye sourdough crisps


Entrées / Mains / Sharing

All dishes are designed for sharing & available in either starter or main sized portions

Bluff Oysters 15/29

Trio or half-dozen fresh Bluff oysters available either natural with lemon & olive oil or lightly manuka-smoked with chipotle aioli

Pulled Confit Wild Rabbit 14/ 26

Locally-shot rabbit meat served chilled, pickled Bannockburn olives, caperberries, grilled sourdough

Chargrilled Cardrona Lamb Loin 16/ 30

Local merino lamb spice-rubbed & chargrilled, rosemary salsa verde, jerusalem artichoke puree

The Spire Burger 15/ 28

Choice of either Fiordland venison or Paradise beef in a homemade brioche bun with tomato saffron aioli, cumin yoghurt, tomato & mixed locally-grown leaves

Steak Of The Day (variable)

We buy organic beef from Paradise, near Glenorchy, and butcher the meat on-site. Ask your server which cut and sauces we have available today

Wild Boar & Chestnut Sausages 16/ 30

South Island boar & Arrowtown chestnut sausages, horseradish mashed potato, sauteed curly kale

Chargrilled Corn-Fed Chicken 17/ 32

Quarter or half paprika-spiced chicken, chilli & thyme couscous, preserved lemon

Goats’ Cheese & Spinach Fritters (v) 13/ 24

Crispy fritters of Gibbston Valley chevre & spinach, watercress & roquette salad

Silverbeet Dolmades (v) 13/ 24

Locally-grown silverbeet stuffed with olives, preserved artichokes, & rice infused with Bannockburn saffron

Tuatua Clams & Linguini 15/ 28

In a lemon & local verjus broth, chopped roquette & herb breadcrumbs


Stonebaked Pizzas 24

Our thin and crispy sourdough base with tomato sauce and a choice of toppings:


                Minced Cardrona merino lamb, cumin yoghurt, feta

                Preserved artichoke, capers, fresh tomato, Gibbston Valley mozzarella (v)

                Chicken, house-cured boar prosciutto, olives, GV mozzarella


Sharing At No5

Minimum 2 people

Based on Mezze; the Greek/Turkish custom of serving many small dishes simultaneously or in succession, to be shared by everyone around the table

Let the chef choose for you: a selection of the chef’s favourites of the day to share amongst the table mezze-style, brought to you over 3 courses

No5 Mezze 45pp

No5 Mezze & Dessert 55pp

No5 Mezze & Dessert & 3 Matching Local  Wines 90pp 

Sides 7

Hand-cut chips, olive salt, tomato aioli (v)

Buttery mashed potato spiked with horseradish (v)

Green leaf salad (v)

Roast beetroot, lentil & feta salad (v)

   Grilled sprouting broccoli, almond & garlic puree (v)



Local Fig & Almond Cake 15

Made with preserved figs from the only fig tree in Arrowtown, served with cinnamon mascarpone

Slice Selection of the Day 15

Classic Kiwiana; a variety of sweet slices changing daily, made with local ingredients and a little extra luxury

Steamed Chocolate & Chestnut Pudding 15          

Served with homemade rich vanilla ice-cream

Cheeseboard 30

To share or for serious cheese lovers, 5 cheeses from the Gibbston Valley Cheesery with our homemade crackers, sourdough & relishes


Cocktails Menu


No5 Espresso Martini 19
Broken Shed vodka, local cinnamon & coffee liqueur,
vanilla, espresso


 Dog Days 18
Tromba tequila, PX sherry, rhubarb,
lime, salted vanilla


Thyme of Your Life 19
Hendricks gin, Thyme, cucumber, lemon, apple


 Burning Man 18
Woodford Reserve bourbon, grapefruit,
burnt sugar, smoke


 Orchard Shrub 18
Bauza pisco, apricot, cherry, balsamic, basil, soda


 Ruby Spritz 18
Amaretto, Aperol, strawberry, lemon, cider


Rasta Rum Punch 18
Appleton Estate rum, charred pineapple,
orange, grenadine, bitters


The Orson Welles 18
Tanqueray gin, blueberry, Cynar, vermouth, bitters


 Makers Refresher 18
Makers Mark bourbon, lime, mint, apple,
brown sugar, bitters


 Kiwi Collins 18
Black Robin gin, kiwifruit, lemon, L&P soda


 The Drunken Lady 18
Kracken Spiced rum, Pimms, elderflower,
cucumber, lime, maraschino


A Gentleman’s Nightcap 19
Taslisker scotch, Grand Marnier, Monenegro,
orange, clove


It’s Your Choice

Our bar staff  are well trained in the art of creating libations. 
So whether you’re after a classic or something custom
created to suit your taste and mood, let the bartender
know your drink of choice!


Breakfast Menu

Christmas at No5 Church Lane


No5 Church Lane has everything you’re looking for this Christmas with a warm and inviting atmosphere, sumptuous set sharing menu and truly exceptional service.Tucked away on Church Lane, No5 offers a sophisticated and intimate setting for your Christmas lunch or dinner.


Choose from delicious options such as ham roasted in honey & cider glaze and carved off the bone; traditional Christmas pudding with Brandy snap and eggnog ice-cream, as well as vegetarian and children’s options also.


Lunch seatings available at 1:00pm and 3:30pm, and dinner at 6:00pm and 8:30pm. Tickets are $65.00 per person including a glass of Cloudy Bay Pelorus bubbles on arrival.


Seats are limited so call or email us today to secure your seat for a very special Christmas Day with No5 Church Lane.



5 Church Lane, Queenstown
New Zealand 9300
+64 3 441 0004
info at no5churchlane dot co dot nz

We are open every day from 4.30pm until late, restaurant bookings from 6pm onwards.