Restaurant & Cellar Door

Forsters in the Evening


Forsters offers a fabulous dining experience with dishes prepared by award winning chef Alistair Forster. Alistair is a New Zealand Lamb & Beef Ambassador and together with his wife Fiona they have created a stunning restaurant overlooking the vines and neighbouring hops.

The restaurant currently operates 12 months of the year. For restaurant booking inquiries email


For the current restaurant menu, please click here.

If you are interested in having a function, wedding or just a relaxing afternoon with friends, please contact Full catering is provided for weddings (tailored to your needs or budget).
For transportation to and from Nelson, Motueka and surrounds, a personalised bus service can be arranged from Michael Boyton Bus Charters. For a quote and further details go to or choose from any of the other bus services offered in the region.

Cellar Door

The cellar door/tasting room is open the same hours as the restaurant. Many of the wines are sold exclusively through the cellar door and/or online through this website. There is comprehensive range of Moutere Hills boutique wines available including Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Viognier, Rose, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah. Sparkling and a dessert ice wine. 

The tasting room operates from Forsters restaurant where you can sample wines on offer before choosing the perfect match for your food.


Opening Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11 - 3.30pm
Thursday 11 - 3.30pm
Friday 11 - 9pm
Saturday 11 - 4pm (evenings available for group bookings)
Sunday 11 - 4pm                


Forsters Food