The Arajilla Restaurant
Our Executive Chef Ben Crompton sources premium ingredients locally and from the mainland to keep the menu fresh and interesting.
Arajilla’s kitchen garden produces organic vegetables, herbs and greens.
The skillful chefs prepare these ingredients creating delicious ever changing menus for you to enjoy.
After a days activities come back and enjoy drinks and canapes in our guest lounge followed by a sumptuous dinner prepared by our talented team of chefs.
Ben Crompton and his team at the restaurant bake their own bread, source artisan cheeses, and use only pasture-fed meats and free range eggs. Most of the vegetables and herbs used in Arajilla’s kitchen derive from our own kitchen garden, located on the island.
The waters of Lord Howe Island are a protected marine reserve, and occupy those waters is an bountiful quantity of many species of fish including; Yellowfin Tuna, Kingfish and Wahoo.
Guests who have been lucky enough to catch their own dinner may send it to Ben to be prepared to their liking.
The Arajilla Retreat services rooms daily with a turn down service at night.
Every suite is supplied with a well stockpiled mini-bar containing a selection of sparkling and still wines, beers, soft drinks and mineral water, as well as snacks, tea and coffee for guests to enjoy at their convenience.
Barbecues and Picnics
If you would prefer to have a Barbeque or picnic during the day we can organise this for you. Choose from one of the many stunning vistas and locales dispersed over the island to enjoy your meal.
You can choose from our appetizing menu of either a packed lunch or a barbeque pack. Cook your own food whilst taking in the superb view of the mountains, take a day trip to North Bay or spread a blanket under the Kentia Palms for a romantic interlude.
All of these locations include barbeque facilities with chopped wood ready for use. We also supply backpacks for bushwalking and provisions needed for barbequing and picnics.