Menu

ENTRÉES

  • Soup du jour / 15
  • French onion soup, gruyère crouton / 17
  • 55 day aged fillet tartare, radish, free-range egg yolk, smoked miso mayo, crispy shallots, crouton / 19
  • Seared yellowfin tuna, soy mayonnaise, wasabi, seaweed, fennel, lime gel, lavosh / 20
  • Asparagus, fried egg purée, orange, spiced almonds, goats maasdam cheese / 19
  • Wild shot venison carpaccio, poached pear, cranberry gel, sundried tomatoes, puffed wild rice / 20
  • Angus beef belly croquette, torched goats cheese, beetroot, spring onion, plum chutney / 20

MAINS

  • Market fish, celeriac purée, bok choy, sauce vierge, puffed buckwheat, fried parsley /39
  • 200g 55 day aged beef fillet, red onion relish, onion caramel, blue cheese butter, potato dauphines / 46
  • Parisienne gnocchi, mushroom, pine nuts, courgette, smoked eggplant purée, comté, kale /38
  • Te Mana Lamb backstrap, pancetta, cauliflower, broccolini, blackberry purée, Cajun sheep labneh, black garlic dressing / 44
  • Confit duck leg, parsnip purée, red cabbage, pickled apple, sunflower seeds, pecans, shallots, jus / 39
  • 55 day aged ribeye, spinach, white bean, fried potato, walnut & fenugreek cheese, brown butter / 44

SIDES

  • French fries with truffle salt
  • Provencal garden salad, apple vinigairette
  • Silverbeet, broccoli, lemon & tarragon butter
  • Peas, bacon, shallots

– please add $8 for sides –

TRUST THE CHEF

2 courses / 55  -or-  3 courses / 65

DESSERTS

  • Vanilla crème brulée, almond crumb, hokey pokey ice cream  / 17
  • Cirus, almond sponge cake, homemade mascarpone, sorbet, candied almonds / 17
  • Hazelnut friand, boysenberries, crème anglaise, meringue, lemon chantilly, sorbet / 17
  • Salted caramel set mousse, sous vide cooked apples, earl grey gel, crumbs, ice cream / 17
  • Selection of house made ice cream and sorbets / 15

UN FROMAGE
One 80g portion of cheese, served with accompaniments / 21

TRIO DE FROMAGES
Selection of three 40g portions of cheeses, served with accompaniments / 32

AFFOGATO
Vanilla ice cream, espresso coffee, liqueur / 18

5 COURSE TASTING MENU

with wine matching

Soup of the Day
Maude Methode Traditionelle NV, Wanaka

Asparagus, fried egg purée, orange, spiced almonds, goats maasdam cheese
Jules Taylor Sauvignon Blanc ‘19, Marlborough

Market fish, celeriac purée, bok choy, sauce vierge, puffed buckwheat, fried parsley
Raats Old Vine Chenin Blanc ’17, Stellenbosch SA

Te Mana Lamb backstrap, pancetta, cauliflower, broccolini, black berry purée, Cajun sheep labnah, black garlic dressing
Maude Pinot Noir ‘18, Wanaka

Salted caramel set mousse, sous vide cooked apples, earl grey gel, crumbs, ice cream
Framingham Noble Riesling ’18, Marlborough

5 Course menu / 100
Wine matching / 150

When the season allows, we enhance our dishes using fresh produce from the kitchen garden.

  •   Amazing! We loved this place, great food, wines and service. Right from when you pull in the driveway and see the whole place lit up like a Christmas tree you... read more

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    7/30/2018
  •   Lacklustre service but food food
    If I was the chef here I would be disappointed to see this comment, food was generally pretty good however let down by poor... read more

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    10/06/2020
  •   Loved the food, the wine, the atmosphere and the service. The steak and the pork were amazing, the chefs dessert converted my partner to desserts, and the wine was lovely.... read more

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    12/12/2019
  •   Great meal and great service. The lamb dish I had for mains was perfect, just could have done with a little more really. Other than that highly recommended.

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    9/24/2019
  •   Having been locals for over 5 years now our special treat has always been Bistro. Seasonal, fresh ingredients backed by a creativity that's second to none! They never cease to... read more

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    5/08/2018
  •   I went here with a group of people for dinner. I had heard great things about the place so was looking forward to trying it for myself. I had the... read more

    bohica-nz
    6/18/2019
  •   10 of us dined for my son's birthday. Absolutely loved the meal I had and everyone else enjoyed theirs as well. Superb food,excellent service. Definitely recommend. We will be back.

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    10/30/2020
  •   The setting is beautiful with views to the lake and mountains beyond. The food is spectacular, every course was delicious, so fresh and amazing combinations of flavors, was definitely one... read more

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    10/06/2020
  •   This is hands down the best meal i had during my entire 14 days trip in the South Island. Definitely amongst the top 10 meals , I had for ... read more

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    5/15/2019
  •   Rare is it that I find a restaurant that can satisfy my tastes and feel comfortable dining in - the portions are just the right size, not too small or... read more

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    5/29/2020