Mrs Woolly’s General Store

Artful gifts, tasty fresh foods and beautiful, practical items for home, holiday and lifestyle



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Located at the entry to the rural township of Glenorchy, the remarkable selection at Mrs.
Woolly’s General Store offers a wide range of whatever you might want or need and a
picked cornucopia of the best of New Zealand.

From healthy chef-made takeaway foods for picnics and hikes, to fresh groceries, to
unique artisan-made gifts, outdoor gear and clothing, practical kitchenware and
hardware, the warm, welcoming staff is ready to help with a friendly smile and
pointers on the best things to see and do while visiting Glenorchy.  

You can feel good about your purchases too: all profits from sales at the General
Store go to benefit the local community trust, to improve the lives and livelihoods
of our neighbours here in this rural town at the head of the lake and the heart of
the mountains.

Mrs Woolly’s General Store is Qualmark certified and has achieved a Gold 
Sustainable Tourism Business Award. Mrs Woolly’s goes through the 
Qualmark evaluation process yearly.


"A quiet revolution in retail... a destination for gelato, fresh produce and beautiful, high-quality giftware.”

-- NZ House & Garden Magazine

Food Truck Menu

Thursday 12th December – Italian Christmas night

From 5pm to 8:30pm or until sold out


Prawns - Chilli and garlic prawns, white wine and butter sauce, crusty baguette (GF on request) $16.50

Lasagne - Lasagne Bolognese – a traditional Italian Christmas staple! $16.50

Gnocchi - Goats cheese gnocchi, caramelised onions, watercress sauce and shaved parmesan V $16.50

Risotto - Chorizo risotto with blue cheese GF $16.50

Fish - Fried salted blue cod, fresh lemon, spicy tomato sauce $9

Olives and baguette - Marinated olives, crispy baguette (GF on request) $9

Cheesecake - Baked Italian cheesecake, cranberry compote $9


Friday 13th December – Takeaway night

From 5pm to 8:30pm or until sold out


Wellness Bowl - Kumara falafel, heart of palm, avocado, quinoa, tomatoes, coriander, roasted red peppers, red onion, tzatziki, toasted seeds V,GF (Vegan on request) $16.50

Fish and Chips - Fresh beer batter fish, house tartare, crispy agria potatoes, house ketchup, side salad $16.50

Brisket Sandwich - Smoked brisket open sandwich, house pickles, horseradish slaw, polenta chips with smoked paprika tomato sauce $16.50

Deep Fried Mars Bar with vanilla gelato $9

Pineapple Fritters with cinnamon, sugar and vanilla gelato $9


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The Full Monty

Come taste the creamy, world famous Full Monty housemade soft-serve gelato sundae, in chocolate or vanilla, with raspberry topping and organic chocolate chips!.


Hiking & Outdoor Gear

From quality boots, hats, jackets, warming layers and toasty wool socks to hiking poles and water bottles, you’ll find everything you need to enjoy the outdoors in comfort and style.



Beautiful merino knits nestle next to gorgeous jewellery, and luxurious body care products complement hand-picked housewares and collectible art from NZ and around the world.


Gourmet Groceries & Healthy Takeaways

Each day, our kitchen wizards whip up a convenient feast of fresh pastries, crunchy and imaginative salads, savory wraps and the most delicious picnic hampers in the country.


Classes & Events

Our award-winning chefs share their most coveted techniques and recipes in seasonal cooking classes year ‘round. Summer brings live music… there’s always something lively going on!

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