The Church Bistro.
Character dining at its best
The Church Bistro is housed in the original church building from the early 1900’s, and relocated from its original home, Taumarunui. The exposed kauri beams, classical joinery and original floor add to its charm and character.
You can expect to see simple Kiwi style, European inspired food, plus seasonal and regular specials.
Pickled beetroot, crumbed artichoke, black garlic.
Crispy leek, porcini risotto egg, truffle. (gf)(Veg)
Profiteroles w salmon mousse, poached salmon, salmon caviar.
Brazilian dried beef, kumara pureé, cheese sauce. (gf)
Heart of palm puree, caper berries, almond butter.
Potato gratin, baby carrots, Madeira jus. (gf)
Red wine poached fruit, leek custard tart.
Wild pan fried, mushroom soil, soy glazed, garden sponge.
Twice Baked Forest Trifle
Chocolate sponge, berry compote, vanilla anglaise, chocolate cream.
Deconstructed Tarte Tatin
Sticky caramel, sweet apples, crisp pastry, vanilla bean ice cream, liqueur cream.
Twice Baked Guava Souffle
This warm soufflé married with guava pureé and cream is truly heaven.