The Church Bistro.
Character dining at its best.

The Church Bistro is operated independently from The Church Accommodation, please contact them directly to make a reservation.

The Church Bistro is housed in the original church building from the early 1900s, 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. The Bistro boasts and excellent wine list and a range of craft beers.


Avocado ceviche

VG/GF  $16

Beetroot & goat cheese ravioli with macadamia 

V/GF  $16

Bruschetta trio


Gin cured salmon & yoghurt granita 

GF  $20

Lamb, ratatouille terrine & pistachio  

GF  $22


Falafel summer salad & coconut labneh 

VG/GF $29

Grilled fish, prawn sauce & coconut saffron rice

GF  $38

Beef cheek, kumara puree, broccolini & shallots (GF)

GF  $36

Eye fillet steak, courgette, baba ganoush, mushroom croquette & crispy cassava




Dark chocolate terrine with raspberry posset

Elderflower & prosecco berry terrine

VG GF  $15

Lemon & white chocolate mousse bombe


Opening Hours

Open 7 nights from 5.30pm during the summer

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day

As The Church Bistro is operated independently of The Church Accommodation,
please contact The Church Bistro directly for their opening dates and times.

Booking are recommended.