The Lodge Bar Lake Wakatipu


Situated in one of the most beautiful and pristine settings of the natural world, Lake Wakatipu, The Lodge Bar Queenstown aims to showcase the absolute best New Zealand has to offer.

Building on Rodd & Gunn’s ethos of sourcing only the finest materials, The Lodge Bar presents a carefully curated offering of New
Zealand’s finest wines to be enjoyed with our intricately prepared food menu. The culmination of these elements is to create a genuine experience that is true to the heritage and essence of Rodd & Gunn.

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The Lodge Bar, Queenstown

Drawing the best from nature has always been engrained in the ethos of Rodd & Gunn. Utilising the finest materials available and crafting high quality menswear garments with a close eye on detail is what separates Rodd & Gunn from its competitors. These values were key to the execution the company’s first hospitality venture, The Lodge Bar, on Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown.

The Lodge Bar is Rodd & Gunn's first hospitality venue which opened in August 2016. It has since built a reputation for quality in food, beverage and service.

Interested in a role at The Lodge Bar, Queenstown?
Front and back of house positions available seasonally, please contact with your CV, the position you’re interested in applying for and why you’d be suited to the role.

Lodge Bar & Dining, Auckland

The Lodge Bar is coming to Auckland!

Following on from the success of The Lodge Bar on Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown, we are thrilled to be expanding to the heart of Auckland with the “Lodge Bar & Dining”

Opening in September at the soon-to-be-completed Commercial Bay development, the venue will have prime positioning on the corner of Lower Albert & Quay St with views out to Auckland harbour.
We’re bringing the best elements from The Lodge Bar in Queenstown with the addition of a full commercial kitchen and dining room.

Our Michelin starred chef Matt Lambert will be flexing his culinary muscles and making the most of the amazing produce from in and around Auckland and, like Queenstown, we’ll be featuring a wine list highlighting the exemplary winemaking throughout New Zealand. Cameron Douglas (New Zealand’s only Master Sommelier) has been building the list over the last 18 months, with a number of limited run and hard to find varietals being offered.

This is our first call out to welcome interest in being part of our further expansion into the world of hospitality. As such, we are inviting expressions of interest for positions across the venue.

Positions to be available

- Venue Manager
- Bar Manager
- Duty Managers
- Venue Sommelier
- Hosts
- Head Chef
- Sous Chef
- Chef de Partie
- Bar and floor staff

Our expectation is that applicants will have relevant experience and skills required for their desired position. Above all we are after applicants with a shared passion for going above and beyond for our guests and creating a truly memorable experience. We believe in continuous training and support to ensure you develop your skill set and ongoing career development.

At Rodd & Gunn our people are everything. We employ only those we trust can embody our four cornerstone values - Pride, Loyalty, Honesty and Playfulness. These values are written into every part of our business and guide all our actions and decisions on a daily basis. We strive to build a happy, motivated and productive environment where our people are focused on respecting each other, the brand, the product, the customer and their role within our business. We have generous benefits across our hospitality and retail store network that all successful applicants will have access to.

Interested in joining us? Please contact our General Manager Josh Beagley with your CV, the position you’re interested in applying for and why you’d be suited to the role.