Small  Town Welcome


Drop into the historic Lumsden Hotel for drinks, hot food and a small town, New Zealand welcome.


Mon – Thurs: 4 pm until late
Fri: 3pm until late
Sat & Sun: 12 pm until late

Christmas Holiday Hours

Dec 24th: 12pm till Late
Dec 25th & 26th: CLOSED
Dec 31st: 12pm till Late
Jan 01st: 12pm till Late


The best food in Southland… well we think so anyway

Choose from delicious hearty food in the hotel bar, or step next door to our newly opened restaurant for something a bit more fancy.
Not what you’d expect from a small town hotel!

Pub Menu

Hearty and delicious meals to leave your tastebuds tingling and your belly full. 

• Food available Mon to Sun •

Casual fine dining,
without the bullshit!

• Restaurant opening again soon

or by arrangement – Contact Us


Stay in the recently refurbished historic hotel rooms, with views over the town or the surrounding countryside. But no ghosts…that we know of.

Choose from single or double rooms with a shared bathroom, or one of our deluxe doubles with ensuite. 

Tell us about it...

What's Happening

Expect the unexpected…
Lumsden might look like a small, sleepy town but there’s always something going on.

Head down to the Lumsden Hotel for music, entertainment, fun times and a bit of local banter.


The ELBOW Sessions

FRIDAY 29TH JANUARY, 8ish till Late-ish Come Jam & Shimmy With Us    We welcome everyone one to come join us for the first Elbow Session

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