Take in the beautiful waterfront drive round sleep bays to Preserved cook School & Eatery, Diamond Harbour on the Banks Peninsula. Alternatively sit back and relax on the 10 min ferry ride from Lyttelton. Enjoy excellent service, rural views across to the hills from our outside bar. Hand crafted breakfast with out in house cured free range bacon & sausages. Cabinet food and full menu available. Regular events including community style eating, tasting menu's and celebrations. Our cook school specialises in teaching tradition preserving skills from salting and bringing to fermenting.Our food reflects the philosophy of the cook school. Summer hours - 7 days a week from 9am closed 5pm monday - Wednesday dinner service Thursday to Sunday. Winter hours Sun-Tue 10am - 4pm dinner service Thu - Sat. Also available for private functions from weddings to corporate events.

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2i Waipapa Avenue, Diamond Harbour
reserved Cook School & Eatery,
Ph: 03 3294465

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Open 6 days

  • Breakfast 10am - 12pm
    Lunch 12pm - 3pm
    Dinner 5pm - 9pm (thursday - Saturday)
    Thursday night supper club. 2 course set menu $25. 6:30pm


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