Bay of Islands: Food and Wine

The Bay of Islands and Kerikeri is home to many fine restaurants,  farmers’ markets and wineries. Ask us for recommendations; we’re happy to book for you to ensure the best available table!

About Moon Gate Villa

Located in New Zealand's oldest European settlement, Moon Gate Villa is a 5-star, Quality Assessed Bed & Breakfast lodge located in Kerikeri, Bay of Islands New Zealand.

Recent news


Kerikeri wine and food – punching well above its weight!

For a small regional town, Kerikeri punches well over its weight with offerings of fine restaurants featuring our local organic produce, as well as a great selection of boutique wineries. The ‘French chateaux’ inspired Marsden Estate winery overlooks a water lily pond you could well imagine Monet himself inspired to paint beside.

Breakfast in Bed

We’re introducing ‘Breakfast in Bed’ for that extra special morning.

Winter is Wonderful in the Bay of Islands

I recently asked some Kiwi guests from the South Island, what brought them to Kerikeri and the Bay of Islands in June.  "We were...