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Relax & enjoy a hearty meal

Wind down and relax with friends

In the Crafty Moa Restaurant and Bar the quality of the professionally prepared homestyle cuisine competes for diners attention with the breath-taking views across the Waimakariri River into the Arthurs Pass National Park.

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Casual Cafe

The Crafty Moa Restaurant & Bar welcomes everyone with an appetite for fresh food. There’s a selection of Ala Carte Meals, Bar Snacks, Desserts and a ‘Crafty Kids Menu’, And a must try is our Famous Goat Burger!

Full Menu Restaurants

Evening dining in the Crafty Moa is a culinary delight with a menu featuring the best locally sourced farmed high country lamb served with the chefs seasonal vegetables.

Relaxing Bar

The Crafty Moa Bar is a restful place to sit by the fire and enjoy a glass of wine from leading New Zealand Winemakers, or quench your thirst with a Moa Craft Beer, international beer or cider by the bottle.


The Crafty Moa menu

The Crafty Moa Menu includes something for all appetites’, pub snacks, weekend lunch,  evening dining and a ‘Crafty Kids’ children’s menu. Using the freshest locally sourced ingredients and New Zealand’s finest high country lamb,  no appetite will go unrewarded at the Crafty Moa.

Specialties include our Coast to Coast Goat Burger, Tender Canterbury beef, NZ raised Beef Ribeye, melt in your mouth delicious. Come in and try our tasty new Vegan options, we have Falafels with house made Tzatziki Sause and our house made Roasted Cauliflower Dip & Pita Bread. For the sweeter tooth, we have our popular Eton Mess and variety of Ice Cream Sundaes for everyone.

For a quick snack on the go it’s hard to resist our Loaded Fries, Poutine & Porky. Also our good ole classic’s, Bealey Fries and Spicy Wedges.


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The Crafty Moa bar

The Crafty Moa bar serves a selection of wines, beers and spirits to enjoy with your meals.  Along with some new and exciting Cocktails to try

On tap are a range of Moa craft beers from Marlborough along with international beer and cider brands. Beers can also be purchased by the bottle and include New Zealand craft, domestic and international brands.

A full selection of international spirits and liqueurs are available.

Bookings are recommended at the Crafty Moa and visitors may enjoy their meals by the roaring fire on a crisp winter’s day, or if staying the night take their food to their rooms.

The Bealey Courtesy Van

Staying close by? Want to relax and enjoy a drink without having to drive?

Give us a call and we can pick you up, feed you, water you, and return you.

 03 318 9277

Some conditions do apply. Please call early to request a pickup.
Service is subject to availability.

Hi Matty and Kirsty
Thank you for a lovely stay. The room was lovely, spacious, very clean and comfortable with an amazing view.
The hospitality was great and I loved the food. I will definitely be back.
I'm happy for you to use any of this feedback in your promotional material and use my name.
All the best.


Thank you for having us!
The place is a great spot with fantastic views and we really enjoyed the stay.
Bed was very comfy and facilities just great.
We will put some reviews up for you when we get back to OZ.
All the best!!!

Patrick and Erin

Well... we rated our stay as outstanding in every aspect and the meal and service was second to none on our South Island circuit. Wish we could have stayed longer.The view down-valley was superb and made even more absorbing by an excellent display of "Dogandstockmanship" by your neighboring runholder!!.. Thanks for having us at Bealey , we'll spread the word... Dave H .. Cromwell

Dave H

Hi there, Thanks for having our staff again! They always love staying in your clean comfortable rooms and love the meals and service!

Nicki McMillan

Thank you for having us. The Villa was perfect. Very clean and comfy. Your hospitality was great too.