Bar & Café in Catlins

Friendly family orientated restaurant in the township of Owaka. A good stop to enjoy a cosy atmosphere while you travel through the Catlins. We can cater for all tastes and price ranges. We also cater for special functions.

restaurant in Catlins Coast
dinner menu
hot & cold drinks, Catlins

Lunch menu


Pork Burger
Ribeye pork with mango chutney on grilled toasted bun, topped with a cranberry sauce
Mixed salad leaf & tomato, red wine & shallot dressing $12.50
Mesclun salad, Caesar dressing, bacon & crostini crumbs $12.00
Eggs as you like, hot buttered ciabatta
Hash Brown
$ 6. 00
$ 5.00
$ 5.00
Mac & cheese $10.50
Eggs Benedict, poached eggs, hollandaise with streaky bacon  $19.50
with cold smoked salmon  $22.50

Grilled free-range chicken, salad leaves, cucumber, green beans, Nam Jim dressing, crunchy shallots    $23.50

Tempura Battered Blue cod, fries and tartare sauce   $25.00

Slow braised beef cheeks on creamy mash with Kumera chips and onion jam  $17.90

Bangers and Mash  $18.00

Sandwich Selection
We have a sandwich menu available. Sandwiches made to order and can be toasted


Dinner Menu

Dishes to start and share with mains
Grilled ciabatta bread, hummus, sundried pesto, whipped feta with basil and Dijon mustard $12.50

Crostini selection, cold salmon, horseradish cream lemon. Seared rare peppered beef, blue cheese (6 pieces)  $15.50

Mac and cheese $9.50
Duck fat roasted potatoes $4.00
Rocket and pear salad, feta, red wine and shallot dressing $9.50
Mesclun salad, Caesar dressing, bacon crumbs, crostini crumbs $10.00
Steamed broccolini and beans, Nam Jim dressing, crunchy shallots $9.50
Roasted seasonal vegetable salad, miso and mustard dressing $9.50

Grilled Ribeye steak, Cafe de Paris butter, tempurs onion rings, bordelaise sauce $31.00
Grilled lemon checken, mushroom and butter bean ragout, cherry tomatoes, salsa verde $27.50
Roasted salmon fillet, grilled asparagus, pickled lemon aioli $32.50
Lamb rump steaks, fennel seed rub, pea and mint puree, warm ratatouille relish $32.50
Slow braised beef cheeks, whipped potatoes with chives, kumara crisps $28.90
Blue cod batted with fries and tartare sauce $31.80
Blue cod pan fried with duck fat potatoes and lemon aioli $31.80


Children's meals

Hot Dogs and fries $8.50

Fish and fries $8.50
Mac and Cheese $10.50

Ice-Cream Sundae
with choice of topping, chocolate, raspberry, caramel or passion fruit

Dessert menu

Eaton mess, meringue, vanilla mascarpone, berries, white chocolate $12.50
Frozen Lemon tart, lemon curd cream, strawberry coulis $12.50
Apricot Creme brulee, shortbread $12.50

Ice-Cream Sundae
with choice of toppings, caramel, chocolate, raspberry or passion fruit
Children's sundays