The Fat Lamb showcases New Zealand produce in a wholesome, tasty and generous way. Our menu combines quality kiwi ingredients with an international influence of flavours to give you a great New Zealand food experience. 


Some of Our Favourites —


Lamb Shoulder (Te Mana)

Oyster cut, slow cooked for 6 hours, semolina potatoes & seasonal vegetables



Crumbed Southland sole, tartare sauce, fermented cabbage


300g Beef Sirloin (Pure South)

55 day aged, whipped horseradish butter, roasted creamy portobello mushrooms, crispy thyme potatoes


Braised Lentils

Grilled eggplant, fermented beets, sumac, natural yoghurt, fresh herbs 


Osso Buco (Te Mana)

On couscous, toasted almonds, mint, apricot, pickled cucumber


Seafood Stew

Tomato and white bean broth, mussels, clams, squid, octopus, prawn saffron mayo


Chops (Cardrona)

With everything green cavalo nero, spring onion, broad beans, peas, edamame, broccolini, spinach and salsa verde


Pea, Feta & Za'atar Fritters

With a salted cucumber, grape, lemon & mint salad


Marlborough Green Lipped Mussels

White wine, garlic, cream, lemon, parsley, grilled sourdough


Persian Spiced Lamb Burger

Hand Ground lamb patty, rocket, dukkah yoghurt, apricot and tangelo preserve, served in brioche bun with fries  


Chicken Burger

Crispy fried free-range chicken thigh, bacon, fermented cabbage served in brioche bun with fries


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Call +64 3 442 8439 from 11am - late daily, or book online with Resdiary.

If you would like to book for a party of 8 or more please contact us via phone or email.


- A team that cares

Our chefs have a real passion for delivering an excellent product. Our team are knowledgeable about the source of our food, wine, beers, regions and techniques. The Fat Lamb is about understanding where our food comes, taking care of it and sharing our passion.

- Good food starts with great produce

We cook with the best our farmers and growers provide and believe that this is the only true way to cook.

- The kiwi way

Lamb is truly a kiwi icon, a flavour that we in New Zealand have made uniquely our own. A product to be proud of.


Our wine and craft beer list allows us to concentrate on sourcing special and unique products while working with smaller producers to showcase the diversity and regionality of our country.


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15 Ballarat Street
The Mall



7 Days 11 am – 11 pm



+64 3 442 8439