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.


Caprese Bruschetta

V  $19

Octopus puttanesca with polenta croutons

DF/GF  $22

Pork & prawn croquette with apple chilli sauce

DF  $20

Duck confit, goat cheese filo with orange sauce



Mushroom & truffle risotto 

V/GF $32

Grilled salmon (medium rare), black rice, almond & miso sauce

DF/GF  $39

Beef short ribs, kumara mash & chef made onion rings


Eye fillet steak, parsnip purée & mustard sauce 

GF $42

Kids menu available
(12 and under)

Pan fried fish, chips & veggies  DF/GF  $15

Steak, chips & veggies DF/GF  $15


Sunday Roast.

Adult Sunday Roast, plus dessert.  $30

Kids Sunday Roast, plus dessert.  $20





Dark chocolate & pistachio dome

GF  $16 

Toffee apple spring roll & mascarpone


Sorbet duo with seasonal fruit

Vg/DF/GF  $15

Opening Hours

Closed for the Winter.

Reopening Spring 2022. 

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.