DA's Barn Restaurant & Bar


Hours: Open 7 days from 6:30 am till 9:30 pm

Phone: 03-573 5223


DA's Barn Restaurant and Bar (aka The Barn) in Picton is co-owned by Gina Williams and Bill Sullivan. Gina, your genial host, was born in the Philippines. Her parents owned a large rice farm there and she was the second of nine children. Her education in the Philippines included attending the Philippines Christian University, where she got a degree as an Executive Secretary. Gina came to New Zealand in 1984 and started at Fox Glacier helping Glacier Helicopters. A year later she moved to Franz Joseph and started working in the hospitality industry at DA’s Restaurant. In 1999, Gina moved to Picton where she was also involved in the hospitality industry including running a motel and a hotel, then of latter times founding and running DA's Restaurant. In 2013, Gina and her partner Bill Sullivan purchased what was then The Barn restaurant and re-branded it DA's Barn Restaurant and Bar. They have since operated the business very successfully since then. Bill Sullivan has been involved in the New Zealand hospitality industry since 1982 along the West Coast, as well as in the Nelson and the Marlborough regions. Our separate Function Room comfortably seats 25-30 people and is ideal for a wide range of private functions or events including: Baby Showers Birthday Parties Body Corporate Meetings Group Meetings Networking Meetings We can cater to any dietary requirements including gluten-free and vegetarian. If you'd like to book our function room for your next event, please call us at 03 573 7440 to make arrangements.

48 High Street Picton, New Zealand


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