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.


Fresh mozzarella, tomato consommé & spiced crumb 

V/GF  $19

Apple glazed scallop, pancetta & macadamias

GF  $21

Sauté octopus, black garlic, asparagus & za’atar sauce

GF  $22

Crispy pulled lamb shoulder, pea puree & mint gravy

GF  $20


Millefeuille potato, sauté mushroom & fresh asparagus

VG/GF $32

Grilled fish, scallop sauce, leek & celeriac puree

GF  $39

Stout beer braised beef cheek, gourmet potatoes & onion crumb

GF  $36

Eye fillet steak, parsnip puree, wild mushroom & vanilla butter (GF)


Kids menu available
(12 and under)

Pan fried fish, chips & veggies  $15

Beef cheek, chips & veggies


Sunday Roast 

Adult meal & dessert  $30

Child meal & dessert $20




GF  $12

Profiteroles, ice cream & your choice of caramel or chocolate sauce


Apple millefeuille & vanilla custard


Opening Hours

Covid Alert Level 2 hours:
From 5.30pm Thursday to Sunday

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.