Restaurant

The elegantly restored historic seminary building provides a stunning location for the unique, award-winning Mission Restaurant.

Offering elegant, classic surroundings, magnificent views, world class cuisine and wines combined with the stunning vineyard location makes Mission Restaurant one of Hawke’s Bays premier venues.

Nestled in the Taradale hills, diners at the Mission Estate Restaurant enjoy sweeping views of Napier city and the coast beyond.

Beautiful by day and spectacular by night, the vista is unparalleled in Hawke’s Bay.

The outdoor dining terrace is drenched in summer sun while the indoor restaurant spaces have been cleverly designed to provide intimate dining.

With only the freshest local produce used, the style of cuisine is contemporary fine dining with a European influence.

Excellent service, quality seasonal produce and award-winning wines combine to create a memorable experience.

The waiting staff are trained to provide the best wine match for each dish.

We offer a children’s menu for 12 years and under. Available to view with the Set Menus.

Visitors are encouraged to wander through the beautifully manicured gardens and soak up the ambiance of the estate.

A La Carte Lunch Menu - Summer

Garlic, Herb & Cheese Baguette  6.00

House Spiced Nuts & Olives 6.00

Mission House Loaf, Selection of Butters  9.00

To Begin

Market Soup of the Day   13.50

Beef Carpaccio, Ginger & Soy Dressing, Avocado & Wasabi, Sesame Caviar, Sago Cracker, Cured Egg Yolk   21.00

Baked Ricotta & Citrus Cake, Semidried Tomato, Grape Salsa, Confit Te Mata Mushrooms, Walnut Crème  19.00

Duck Liver Brûlée, Orcona Chilli & Apple Chutney, Whiskey Caramel, Truffle Brioche Toast  22.00

Seared Prawns, Spiced Potato Croquettes, Spinach & Caraway Puree, Candied Peanut, Tomato & Cucumber Salsa  22.00

Pheasant Strudel, Sweetcorn & Vanilla, Sauerkraut, Pickled Cherry, Bitter Chocolate, Coffee  24.00

Main Event

Fresh Beer Battered Fish, Fries, Seasonal Salad, Tartare Sauce  28.50

Seared Market Fish, Potato Tartare, Rainbow Chard, Salsa Verde, Confit Cherry Tomatoes    36.50

Charred Eye Fillet, Herbed Gnocchi, Parmesan & Horseradish Crème, Braised Beef Cheek, Garden Peas, Honey Cumin Parsnips  39.50

Herb Crusted Ovation Lamb Loin, Minted Pea Puree, Kumara Fries, Celery & Orange Chutney, Summer Greens  39.50

Beetroot, Chevre & Honey Tart, Caramalised Leeks, Radicchio, Blackberry Gastric   33.50

Slow Braised Pork Belly, Black Pudding Mash, Apple Puree, Grilled Apple, Marsala   37.50

Sunday Roast Chicken Supreme, Orange & Cranberry Stuffing, Roasted Carrots, Yorkshire Pudding, Chicken Jus   35.00

On the Side

Roasted Spiced Cauliflower, Almonds, Golden Raisins, Garlic Yoghurt  9.50

Truffle Mash   9.50

Tempura Mushrooms, Sweet & Sour Sauce, Kimchi  9.50

Melon Caprese Salad, Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, Balsamic  15.00

Steamed Market Vegetables, Herbed Butter   7.50

Shoestring Fries, Aioli  7.50

To Indulge

New Zealand Chef’s Selection Ice Cream Trio  15.00

Chocolate Parcel – Frozen Chocolate Mousse & Forest Berry Sorbet in a Rich Dark Chocolate Shell  18.00

Eggnog Crème Brûlée, Spiced Cranberry Compote, Nutmeg Tuile, Mandarin Gel 16.50

Tea & Cake – Genoise Sponge, Vanilla Cream Mousse, Macerated Strawberries, Earl Grey Sorbet, Berry Gel, Tea Syrup  16.50

Mission Tiramisu – Sponge, Brandy, Espresso, Mascarpone, Mocha Sorbet, Espresso Anglaise   16.50

Eton Mission Mess – Orange Meringue, Raspberry Liqueur, Orange Blossom Cream, Berry Jam, Mission Rosé Jelly  16.50

Espresso Encore – Espresso, Macadamia Nut Liqueur, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Biscotti  18.50

Cheeses

Selection of all five cheeses  55.00

Selection of any four cheeses  49.00

Selection of any three cheeses  41.00

Selection of any two cheeses  32.00

Single serve of any one cheese  16.50

Accompanied by Mission Figlets, Plum Paste and crisp Sea salt Lavosh

“Over The Moon” Double Delight Brie – A buttery Brie, balanced with a tangy Goat flavour.

“Over The Moon” Black Truffle Brie – Triple Cream Brie with a layer of dark truffle paste.

“Over The Moon” Tomme – Rich earthy Buffalo milk is combined with crisp tangy Goat milk to create this delicious semi-hard cheese

“Over The Moon” Buffalo & Cow Blue – A blend of Buffalo and Cow’s milk make this exceptional blue cheese.

“Over The Moon” Galactic Gold – A showstopper with a vibrant orange rind and piquant flavour.

A La Carte Dinner Menu - Summer

To Begin

House Spiced Nuts & Olives 6.00

Mission House Loaf, Selection of Butters   9.00

 

Market Soup of the Day  13.50

Beef Carpaccio, Ginger & Soy Dressing, Avocado & Wasabi, Sesame Caviar, Sago Cracker, Cured Egg Yolk  21.00

Baked Ricotta & Citrus Cake, Semidried Tomato, Grape Salsa, Confit Te Mata Mushrooms, Walnut Crème  19.00

Duck Liver Brûlée, Orcona Chilli & Apple Chutney, Whiskey Caramel, Truffle Brioche Toast  22.00

Seared Prawns, Spiced Potato Croquettes, Spinach & Caraway Puree, Candied Peanut, Tomato & Cucumber Salsa 22.00

Pheasant Strudel, Sweetcorn & Vanilla, Sauerkraut, Pickled Cherry, Bitter Chocolate, Coffee 24.00

 

Tasting Platter for Two  52.50

A small tasting each of –

Beef Carpaccio

Baked Ricotta & Citrus Cake

Duck Liver Brulee

Seared Prawns, Spiced Potato Croquette

Pheasant Strudel

Main Event

Chef’s Market Fish of the Day   36.50

Charred Eye Fillet, Herbed Gnocchi, Parmesan & Horseradish Crème, Braised Beef Cheek, Garden Peas, Honey Cumin Parsnips   39.50

Herb Crusted Ovation Lamb Loin, Minted Pea Puree, Kumara Fries, Celery & Orange Chutney, Summer Greens   39.50

Beetroot, Chevre & Honey Tart, Caramalised Leeks, Radicchio, Blackberry Gastric   33.50

Slow Braised Pork Belly, Black Pudding Mash, Apple Puree, Grilled Apple, Marsala   37.50

Lacquered Duck Breast, Carrot & Pancetta Terrine, Black Garlic & Cumin Yoghurt, Pinot Noir & Orange Reduction  39.50

Sunday Roast Chicken Supreme, Orange & Cranberry Stuffing, Roasted Carrots, Yorkshire Pudding, Chicken Jus  35.00

On the Side

Roasted Spiced Cauliflower, Almonds, Golden Raisins, Garlic Yoghurt   9.50

Truffle Mash  9.50

Tempura Mushrooms, Sweet & Sour Sauce, Kimchi   9.50

Melon Caprese Salad, Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, Balsamic  15.00

Steamed Market Vegetables, Herbed Butter   7.50

Shoestring Fries, Aioli   7.50

To Indulge

Eggnog Crème Brûlée, Spiced Cranberry Compote, Nutmeg Tuile, Mandarin Gel  16.50

Tea & Cake – Genoise Sponge, Vanilla Cream Mousse, Macerated Strawberries, Earl Grey Sorbet, Berry Gel, Tea Syrup  16.50

Mission Tiramisu – Sponge, Brandy, Espresso, Mascarpone, Mocha Sorbet, Espresso Anglaise  16.50

Eton Mission Mess – Orange Meringue, Raspberry Liqueur, Orange Blossom Cream, Berry Jam, Mission Rosé Jelly  16.50

Chocolate Fondant, Peanut Butter Ice Cream, Chocolate Popcorn, White Chocolate & Peanut Ganache  18.00

Espresso Encore – Espresso, Macadamia Nut Liqueur, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Biscotti   18.00

New Zealand Chef’s Selection Ice Cream Trio  15.00

Cheese

Selection of all five cheeses  55.00

Selection of any four cheeses  49.00

Selection of any three cheeses  41.00

Selection of any two cheeses   32.00

Single serve of any one cheese  16.50

Accompanied by Mission Figlets, Plum Paste and crisp Sea salt Lavosh

 

“Over The Moon” Double Delight Brie 

A buttery Brie, balanced with a tangy Goat flavour. A melt in the mouth blend of Goat’s milk and Cow’s cream

“Over The Moon” Black Truffle Brie

 Triple Cream Brie with a layer of dark truffle paste. This cheese has a rich, musky aroma and earthy flavour.

“Over The Moon” Tomme

Rich earthy Buffalo milk is combined with crisp tangy Goat milk to create this delicious semi-hard cheese

“Over The Moon” Buffalo & Cow Blue

 A blend of Buffalo and Cow’s milk make this an exceptional blue cheese. Leading with a strong earthy flavour this blue rounds off with sweet notes and a mellow finish.

 “Over The Moon” Galactic Gold

 A showstopper with a vibrant orange rind and piquant flavour. As the cheese matures the paste changes from soft to creamy and the aroma intensifies.

Set Menus are recommended for groups larger than 12 people, at both lunch and dinner and are perfect for your Christmas work function, family celebration, business dinner or social group event.

Please note Set Menus are only available by prior arrangement and bookings are essential.

Menus are taken from the a la carte menus of the season so are current & subject to seasonal changes.

Restaurant Set Menus

Lunch Menu

A La Carte Lunch Menu - Summer

Garlic, Herb & Cheese Baguette  6.00

House Spiced Nuts & Olives 6.00

Mission House Loaf, Selection of Butters  9.00

To Begin

Market Soup of the Day   13.50

Beef Carpaccio, Ginger & Soy Dressing, Avocado & Wasabi, Sesame Caviar, Sago Cracker, Cured Egg Yolk   21.00

Baked Ricotta & Citrus Cake, Semidried Tomato, Grape Salsa, Confit Te Mata Mushrooms, Walnut Crème  19.00

Duck Liver Brûlée, Orcona Chilli & Apple Chutney, Whiskey Caramel, Truffle Brioche Toast  22.00

Seared Prawns, Spiced Potato Croquettes, Spinach & Caraway Puree, Candied Peanut, Tomato & Cucumber Salsa  22.00

Pheasant Strudel, Sweetcorn & Vanilla, Sauerkraut, Pickled Cherry, Bitter Chocolate, Coffee  24.00

Main Event

Fresh Beer Battered Fish, Fries, Seasonal Salad, Tartare Sauce  28.50

Seared Market Fish, Potato Tartare, Rainbow Chard, Salsa Verde, Confit Cherry Tomatoes    36.50

Charred Eye Fillet, Herbed Gnocchi, Parmesan & Horseradish Crème, Braised Beef Cheek, Garden Peas, Honey Cumin Parsnips  39.50

Herb Crusted Ovation Lamb Loin, Minted Pea Puree, Kumara Fries, Celery & Orange Chutney, Summer Greens  39.50

Beetroot, Chevre & Honey Tart, Caramalised Leeks, Radicchio, Blackberry Gastric   33.50

Slow Braised Pork Belly, Black Pudding Mash, Apple Puree, Grilled Apple, Marsala   37.50

Sunday Roast Chicken Supreme, Orange & Cranberry Stuffing, Roasted Carrots, Yorkshire Pudding, Chicken Jus   35.00

On the Side

Roasted Spiced Cauliflower, Almonds, Golden Raisins, Garlic Yoghurt  9.50

Truffle Mash   9.50

Tempura Mushrooms, Sweet & Sour Sauce, Kimchi  9.50

Melon Caprese Salad, Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, Balsamic  15.00

Steamed Market Vegetables, Herbed Butter   7.50

Shoestring Fries, Aioli  7.50

To Indulge

New Zealand Chef’s Selection Ice Cream Trio  15.00

Chocolate Parcel – Frozen Chocolate Mousse & Forest Berry Sorbet in a Rich Dark Chocolate Shell  18.00

Eggnog Crème Brûlée, Spiced Cranberry Compote, Nutmeg Tuile, Mandarin Gel 16.50

Tea & Cake – Genoise Sponge, Vanilla Cream Mousse, Macerated Strawberries, Earl Grey Sorbet, Berry Gel, Tea Syrup  16.50

Mission Tiramisu – Sponge, Brandy, Espresso, Mascarpone, Mocha Sorbet, Espresso Anglaise   16.50

Eton Mission Mess – Orange Meringue, Raspberry Liqueur, Orange Blossom Cream, Berry Jam, Mission Rosé Jelly  16.50

Espresso Encore – Espresso, Macadamia Nut Liqueur, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Biscotti  18.50

Cheeses

Selection of all five cheeses  55.00

Selection of any four cheeses  49.00

Selection of any three cheeses  41.00

Selection of any two cheeses  32.00

Single serve of any one cheese  16.50

Accompanied by Mission Figlets, Plum Paste and crisp Sea salt Lavosh

“Over The Moon” Double Delight Brie – A buttery Brie, balanced with a tangy Goat flavour.

“Over The Moon” Black Truffle Brie – Triple Cream Brie with a layer of dark truffle paste.

“Over The Moon” Tomme – Rich earthy Buffalo milk is combined with crisp tangy Goat milk to create this delicious semi-hard cheese

“Over The Moon” Buffalo & Cow Blue – A blend of Buffalo and Cow’s milk make this exceptional blue cheese.

“Over The Moon” Galactic Gold – A showstopper with a vibrant orange rind and piquant flavour.

Dinner Menu

A La Carte Dinner Menu - Summer

To Begin

House Spiced Nuts & Olives 6.00

Mission House Loaf, Selection of Butters   9.00

 

Market Soup of the Day  13.50

Beef Carpaccio, Ginger & Soy Dressing, Avocado & Wasabi, Sesame Caviar, Sago Cracker, Cured Egg Yolk  21.00

Baked Ricotta & Citrus Cake, Semidried Tomato, Grape Salsa, Confit Te Mata Mushrooms, Walnut Crème  19.00

Duck Liver Brûlée, Orcona Chilli & Apple Chutney, Whiskey Caramel, Truffle Brioche Toast  22.00

Seared Prawns, Spiced Potato Croquettes, Spinach & Caraway Puree, Candied Peanut, Tomato & Cucumber Salsa 22.00

Pheasant Strudel, Sweetcorn & Vanilla, Sauerkraut, Pickled Cherry, Bitter Chocolate, Coffee 24.00

 

Tasting Platter for Two  52.50

A small tasting each of –

Beef Carpaccio

Baked Ricotta & Citrus Cake

Duck Liver Brulee

Seared Prawns, Spiced Potato Croquette

Pheasant Strudel

Main Event

Chef’s Market Fish of the Day   36.50

Charred Eye Fillet, Herbed Gnocchi, Parmesan & Horseradish Crème, Braised Beef Cheek, Garden Peas, Honey Cumin Parsnips   39.50

Herb Crusted Ovation Lamb Loin, Minted Pea Puree, Kumara Fries, Celery & Orange Chutney, Summer Greens   39.50

Beetroot, Chevre & Honey Tart, Caramalised Leeks, Radicchio, Blackberry Gastric   33.50

Slow Braised Pork Belly, Black Pudding Mash, Apple Puree, Grilled Apple, Marsala   37.50

Lacquered Duck Breast, Carrot & Pancetta Terrine, Black Garlic & Cumin Yoghurt, Pinot Noir & Orange Reduction  39.50

Sunday Roast Chicken Supreme, Orange & Cranberry Stuffing, Roasted Carrots, Yorkshire Pudding, Chicken Jus  35.00

On the Side

Roasted Spiced Cauliflower, Almonds, Golden Raisins, Garlic Yoghurt   9.50

Truffle Mash  9.50

Tempura Mushrooms, Sweet & Sour Sauce, Kimchi   9.50

Melon Caprese Salad, Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, Balsamic  15.00

Steamed Market Vegetables, Herbed Butter   7.50

Shoestring Fries, Aioli   7.50

To Indulge

Eggnog Crème Brûlée, Spiced Cranberry Compote, Nutmeg Tuile, Mandarin Gel  16.50

Tea & Cake – Genoise Sponge, Vanilla Cream Mousse, Macerated Strawberries, Earl Grey Sorbet, Berry Gel, Tea Syrup  16.50

Mission Tiramisu – Sponge, Brandy, Espresso, Mascarpone, Mocha Sorbet, Espresso Anglaise  16.50

Eton Mission Mess – Orange Meringue, Raspberry Liqueur, Orange Blossom Cream, Berry Jam, Mission Rosé Jelly  16.50

Chocolate Fondant, Peanut Butter Ice Cream, Chocolate Popcorn, White Chocolate & Peanut Ganache  18.00

Espresso Encore – Espresso, Macadamia Nut Liqueur, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Biscotti   18.00

New Zealand Chef’s Selection Ice Cream Trio  15.00

Cheese

Selection of all five cheeses  55.00

Selection of any four cheeses  49.00

Selection of any three cheeses  41.00

Selection of any two cheeses   32.00

Single serve of any one cheese  16.50

Accompanied by Mission Figlets, Plum Paste and crisp Sea salt Lavosh

 

“Over The Moon” Double Delight Brie 

A buttery Brie, balanced with a tangy Goat flavour. A melt in the mouth blend of Goat’s milk and Cow’s cream

“Over The Moon” Black Truffle Brie

 Triple Cream Brie with a layer of dark truffle paste. This cheese has a rich, musky aroma and earthy flavour.

“Over The Moon” Tomme

Rich earthy Buffalo milk is combined with crisp tangy Goat milk to create this delicious semi-hard cheese

“Over The Moon” Buffalo & Cow Blue

 A blend of Buffalo and Cow’s milk make this an exceptional blue cheese. Leading with a strong earthy flavour this blue rounds off with sweet notes and a mellow finish.

 “Over The Moon” Galactic Gold

 A showstopper with a vibrant orange rind and piquant flavour. As the cheese matures the paste changes from soft to creamy and the aroma intensifies.

Set Menus

Set Menus are recommended for groups larger than 12 people, at both lunch and dinner and are perfect for your Christmas work function, family celebration, business dinner or social group event.

Please note Set Menus are only available by prior arrangement and bookings are essential.

Menus are taken from the a la carte menus of the season so are current & subject to seasonal changes.

Restaurant Set Menus

Request a reservation at Mission Estate Winery

The Mission Restaurant is open 7 days for lunch and dinner.

Lunch is served from 11.30am – 2.15pm.  Dinner is served from 5.30pm until late.

We are closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day.

If you wish to make a reservation please fill out the booking form below.

Online reservations are only available for up to 10 persons. Please call us on 068459354 or email restaurant@missionestate.co.nz for larger bookings, so we can discuss menus and requirements.

BACCHUS E.T LTD Trading as Mission Restaurant