The Mooring Restaurant

The Mooring Restaurant is open from Wednesday to Sunday (closed Monday and Tuesday) and is available for a la carte menu from 6pm.

Tel: 04 233 8047.

See the Venue for Hire page for function menu options


Download a copy of our menu.


French Fries $6

Served with tomato sauce and garlic aioli

Garlic Bread$8

Seasoned Potato Wedges$8

Served with sweet chili sauce & sour cream

Beer batted bluff oysters$18(1/2dozen)

Served with home made tartare sauce

Salt & Pepper Squid /
with salad and fries$10/$22(main)

Served with our own ginger & chili mayo

The Mooring Platter

(Available on Friday / Saturday only)
A selection on yummy treats both deep fried and baked and grilled. $P.O.A

Light mains

Pizzas served with fries or salad $15

Meat lover with BBQ sauce
Smoked chicken with cranberry sauce

Steamed mussels with puttanesca sauce
and toasted garlic bread $16

Asian of the day (Available on Thursday only) $18

Please check out the blackboard for chef’s choice


Fish and chips $18

Beer battered tarakihi fillet served with tartare sauce, tomato sauce and malt vinegar

Chicken escalopes $20

Freshly panko crumbed chicken breast served with a lemon caper butter sauce and fries

Oven baked Moroccan salmon fillet(GF) $24

Served with cream cheese and garlic mash

Mint-basil pesto crusted rack of lamb(GF) $26

Served with pea puree and roasted baby beetroot finished with a rich port wine jus

Surf and turf (GF) $26

Char grilled sirloin of beef cooked to your liking with grilled tiger prawns served with fries and your choice of rich port wine beef jus and garlic butter or creamy garlic sauce

*All mains are served with your choice of salad or vegetables


Fried eggs $3/Green salad $3/ Vegetables $3/Fries $3


Please check out the blackboard for our dessert option

We would appreciate it if you could please pre book as we can not guarantee our full menu if we have had a busy week.

Last orders will be taken no later then 7.30pm on Wednesday/Sunday and 8.30pm on Thursday / Friday / Saturday.

If you wish to dine in the Bar Area we would appreciate it if you could please return your plates to the Restaurant Bar

Buffet price options


2 meat options
3 vegetable options
2 types of salad
1 type of dessert
Tea and Coffee


3 meat options
4 vegetable options
3 types of salads
2 types of desserts
Tea and Coffee


4 meat options
4 vegetable options
4 types of salads
3 types of desserts
Tea and Coffee

Function selections

Finger food selection

$2.50 plus GST Per item

Crispy potato and bacon or date and bacon wraps
Crumbed fish goujons with tartare sauce
Mini spring rolls and samosas with sweet chili sauce
Olive tapenade or tomato salsa on crostini
Mix savory with tomato sauce
Gluten free Corn fritter or corn fritter nugget with avocado & tomato salsa
Stuffed button mushroom
Mini vol au vent with cream cheese and smoked salmon or cheesy mushrooms
Chicken Kebabs with satay sauce
Beef satay with peanut butter sauce
Spicy lamb balls with yoghurt & mint dipping sauce
Smoked salmon mousse on mini hot cake with garlic aioli
Mini sausage rolls with tomato sauce
Panko crumbed tiger prawn with lime& wasabi aioli
Mini quiche
Club sandwiches
Cheese cake
Chocolate brownie
Mini tartlet
Cream filled chocolate eclairs

Tea & Coffee can also be provided at $2 per head

Main selections

Roasted sirloin of beef with Yorkshire pudding and home made beef jus
Roasted pork with apple relish
Roasted lamb leg with mint sauce
Crumbed hoki fillet with home made tartare sauce
Herb roasted chicken breast with creamy mushroom sauce
Salmon fillet goujons with hoisin sauce
Honey glazed ham on the bone
Honey and soy Chicken drumsticks

Vegetable selections

Broccoli with toasted sesame seeds
Carrot with honey glaze
Cauliflower with cheese sauce
Green beans with hollandaise sauce
Crusted potato
Mashed potato
Roasted pumpkin
Roasted kumara

Salad selections

Tossed green salad
Roasted root vegetables salad
Potatoes salad
Pasta salad
Seafood salad
Beetroot salad


Fruit salad / Seasonal fresh fruit platter
Cheese cake/chocolate cake / carrots cake / banana cake
Apple crumble/fruit crumble
Ice cream

Please select the desired items from the above options Prices include service staff, napkins, event planning & management, china, flatware & paper plates.

Please be aware that once you have confirmed your final numbers for your function that is the number you will be charged for. In order to supply the best catering service, we only cater for the confirmed number of people. We also require you to confirm you final numbers and menu 7 days before your function date.

We advise you to let your guests know we are happy for them to have seconds but to please use there same plate as we set the right amount of plates for each function.

We need to receive the full catering payment 3 days before the function please, by either cash/ eftpos/ cheque/ online banking or credit card. Credit card payments will incur a fee of 3% of the total cost.

It is our policy that under no circumstances left over food from any function is not to leave our premises. We also do not allow you to bring any of your own food apart from celebration cakes.