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Our Food Story 

As your hosts, both Dee & Sean have extensive food & beverage hospitality experience
Dee managed well-known Auckland Waterfront Restaurant Mikano for nearly 10 years, with over 20 years experience in the Auckland hospitality scene, while Sean was a Cocktail Bar Owner in Nelson for more than 12 years
Our aim is to serve as much fresh local produce as we can source for our menu to make your experience with us original & authentic. We handmake all the sauces and accompaniments to ensure we are serving only the best, and to have absolute certainty of all the ingredients used for those with special dietary requirements!

Our house specialty is the local caught Flounder pan-seared whole and served atop a bed of preserved lemon risotto and we love to pair this dish with a fabulous glass of Chardonnay and a generous side of miso dressed broccoli. It will leave your taste buds zinging and your tummy smiling! 

Couples Summer Menu



Seared locally sourced Northland Eye fillet, topped with Café-de-Paris butter            $49.00


Freshly caught whole Hokianga flounder Shallow fried            $39.00


Pan-grilled poached chicken breast wrapped in bacon       $36.00


(Please select the same accompaniments when dining together)


Preserved Kohukohu lemon risotto


Israeli couscous salad


Truffle oil potato mash


Seasonal salad or  side of vegetables                 $11.50  (serves 2)


All items dependent on seasonal availability



Desserts – all $25.00  (serves 2)


Baked lemon tart served with yoghurt or French vanilla ice-cream

Decadent chocolate pudding served with rich chocolate sauce

Coconut chia dessert topped with seasonal fruit

Malva pudding - served hot with pouring cream or ice cream 


Please ask about our group bookings menu for 3 or more people and note we have a nominal surcharge for dietary requirement adjustments to the menu. Ask when booking. 


We have a wide range of New Zealand wines and French bubbly for purchase

and an extensive cellared wine list 



 As the most important meal of the day, breakfasts are special here at the villa.


A cooked breakfast is included in the room rate


all of the accompaniments are made in-house with

hand-made artisanal ciabatta bread 



all served with genuine barista coffee or tea

***While we endeavour to cater for all our guests dietary requirements, unfortunately we are unable to provide a vegan friendly menu.***

Due to our remote location, all food selections need to be made before arrival at the villa.

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