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

Soup of the day
Garlic or pesto bread $4.50
Fries and ketchup $6.50
Sauteed prawn Cutlets
Served on a fresh green salad with red onion, cucumber, grapes, mangoes, served with a mustard honey dressing.


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 effs, 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 & share with mains
Grilled ciabatta bread, hummus, sundried pesto, whipped feta with basil & Dijon mustard  $12.50

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

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

Grilled Ribeye steak, Cafe de Paris butter, tempurs onion rings, bordelaise sauce...$31.00
Grilled lemon checken, mushroom & 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 & 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