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.

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

A La Carte Lunch Menu - Winter

Garlic, Herb & Cheese Baguette     7.00

House Spiced Nuts & Olives * + vg vegan     6.00

Mission House Loaf, Housemade Butters & Dips     10.50

To Begin

Market Soup of the Day     13.50

Grilled Haloumi, Sous Vide Fennel, Tomato Water, Raisin Chutney, Basil vg*      19.00

Braised Beef Cheek, Chicken Broth, Soba Noodles, Spring Onion, Shitake, Soft Egg +*   21.00

Seared Prawns, Barley Ragout, Remoulade, German Rye Crouton +   22.00

Salt & Pepper Squid, Nashi Pear Salad, Harissa & Citrus Dressing, Cashew Nuts +    22.00

Main Event

Fresh Beer Battered Fish, Steak Fries, Seasonal Salad, Gribiche +      29.50

Market Fish, Lentil Croquette, Riata, Spinach      36.50

Beef Eye Fillet, Smoked Potato Cake, Braised Cabbage, Eggplant Aioli, Mustard Cream *     39.50

Lamb Shoulder Roulade, Creamed Potato, Salsa Verde, Braised Shallots      38.00

Open Vegetable Lasagne, Grilled Vegetables, Rocket Pesto, Blue Cheese Bechamel *vg     33.00

Grilled Pork Sirloin, Scallop & Chive Dumpling, Carrot & Anise Purée, Hasselback Potato *     38.50

Apricot & Walnut stuffed Chicken Breast, Cassolette, Crisp Proscuitto, Swede Emulsion *     35.50

Confit Duck Leg, Duck Liver Parfait, Mulled Cranberry & Orange, Cauliflower Tempura, Pumpkin & Miso Purée      38.50

On the Side

Roasted Beetroot, Whipped Feta, Pickled Baby Beets, Coriander, Cacao Nibs * vg     10.50

Duck Fat Roast Kumara, Orange & Tarragon Mayonnaise, Fennel Seed Dukkah * +      10.50

Steamed Market Vegetables, Herbed Butter * vg     8.50

French Fries, Aioli * + vg     8.50

 

Gluten Free *, Dairy Free +, Vegetarian vg – It may be possible to substitute elements in dishes to accommodate dietaries, please ask

To Indulge

New Zealand Chef’s Selection Ice Cream Trio *     15.00

Chocolate Parcel – Frozen Chocolate Mousse, Forest Berry Sorbet, Rich Dark Chocolate Shell *   18.50

Vanilla Crème Brûlée, Rhubarb, Citrus Shortbread     16.50

Banana & Hazelnut Tart, Frangelico Jelly, Cream, Meringue     16.50

Apple & Hibiscus Crumble, Vanilla Anglaise, Apple Textures     16.50

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

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

 

Gluten Free *, Dairy Free +, Vegetarian vg – It may be possible to substitute elements in dishes to accommodate dietaries, please ask

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

 

Manchego – La Mancha – Spain – A firm, compact cheese made only from whole sheep’s milk from the Manchega breed. The cheese has a buttery texture and well developed sweet and zesty flavour.

 

Brie de Moutere – Little River Estate – Waikato – This cow’s milk brie has a buttery texture and balanced earthy flavour from the rind.

 

Vintage Waikato – Mercer Cheese – North Waikato – this cow’s milk cheese is a two year old Gouda style made with spring milk. A firm, dense texture & rich, bright and herbaceous flavour with a sweet finish.

 

Peninsula Blue – Barrys Bay – Canterbury – A Blue Cheese, made in the Akaroa Harbour in the same spot for over 100 years. Based originally on Stilton but with a denser texture and mineral notes.

 

Galactic Gold – Over The Moon Dairy – South Waikato – From a boutique factory, based in the lush dairying region of South Waikato, this washed rind cheese is a showstopper with a vibrant orange rind and piquant flavour.

A La Carte Dinner Menu - Winter

To Begin

House Spiced Nuts & Olives * + vg    6.00

Mission House Loaf, Selection of Housemade Dips    10.50

 

Market Soup of the Day       13.50

Grilled Haloumi, Sous Vide Fennel, Tomato Water, Raisin Chutney, Basil vg*      19.00

Braised Beef Cheek, Chicken Broth, Soba Noodles, Spring Onion, Shitake, Soft Egg +*       21.00

Seared Prawns, Barley Ragout, Remoulade, German Rye Crouton +      22.00

Salt & Pepper Squid, Nashi Pear Salad, Cashew Nuts Harissa & Citrus Dressing, +     22.00

 

Tasting Platter for Two, a small tasting each of –

Grilled Haloumi, Sous Vide Fennel

Braised Beef Cheek

Seared Prawns

Salt & Pepper Squid

Market Soup

52.50

 

Gluten Free *, Dairy Free +, Vegetarian vg –  It may be possible to substitute elements in dishes to accommodate dietaries, please ask

Main Event

Market Fish, Lentil Croquette, Riata, Spinach        36.50

Beef Eye Fillet, Smoked Potato Cake, Braised Cabbage, Eggplant Aioli, Mustard Cream *        39.50

Lamb Shoulder Roulade, Creamed Potato, Salsa Verde, Braised Shallots   38.00

Open Vegetable Lasagne, Grilled Vegetables, Rocket Pesto, Blue Cheese Bechamel *       33.00

Grilled Pork Sirloin, Scallop & Chive Dumpling, Carrot & Anise Purée, Hasselback Potato *        38.50

Apricot & Walnut Stuffed Chicken Breast, Cassolette, Crisp Proscuitto, Swede Emulsion *     35.50

Confit Duck Leg, Duck Liver Parfait, Cauliflower Tempura, Mulled Cranberry & Orange, Pumpkin & Miso Purée     38.50

On the Side

Roasted Beetroot, Whipped Feta, Pickled Baby Beets, Coriander, Cacao Nibs * vg    10.50

Duck Fat Roast Kumara, Orange & Tarragon Mayonnaise, Fennel Seed Dukkah * +    10.50

Steamed Market Vegetables, Herbed Butter * vg     8.50

French Fries, Aioli * + vg       8.50

 

Gluten Free *, Dairy Free +, Vegetarian vg-  It may be possible to substitute elements in dishes to accommodate dietaries, please ask

To Indulge

New Zealand Chef’s Selection Ice Cream Trio *      15.00

Chocolate Fondant, Dulce de Leche, Raspberry Sorbet, White Chocolate Soup, Salted Pretzel & Lime     18.50

Vanilla Crème Brûlée, Rhubarb, Citrus Shortbread     16.50

Banana & Hazelnut Tart, Frangelico Jelly, Cream, Meringue     16.50

Apple & Hibiscus Crumble, Vanilla Anglaise, Apple Textures     16.50

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

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

 

Gluten Free *, Dairy Free +, Vegetarian vg –  It may be possible to substitute elements in dishes to accommodate dietaries, please ask

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

 

Manchego – La Mancha – Spain – A firm, compact cheese made only from whole sheep’s milk from the Manchega breed. The cheese has a buttery texture and well developed sweet and zesty flavour.

 

Brie de Moutere – Little River Estate – Waikato – This cow’s milk brie has a buttery texture and balanced earthy flavour from the rind.

 

Vintage Waikato – Mercer Cheese – North Waikato – this cow’s milk cheese is a two year old Gouda style made with spring milk. A firm, dense texture & rich, bright and herbaceous flavour with a sweet finish.

 

Peninsula Blue – Barrys Bay – Canterbury – A Blue Cheese, made in the Akaroa Harbour in the same spot for over 100 years. Based originally on Stilton but with a denser texture and mineral notes.

 

Galactic Gold – Over The Moon Dairy – South Waikato – From a boutique factory, based in the lush dairying region of South Waikato, this washed rind cheese is a showstopper with a vibrant orange rind and piquant flavour.

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

Lunch Menu

A La Carte Lunch Menu - Winter

Garlic, Herb & Cheese Baguette     7.00

House Spiced Nuts & Olives * + vg vegan     6.00

Mission House Loaf, Housemade Butters & Dips     10.50

To Begin

Market Soup of the Day     13.50

Grilled Haloumi, Sous Vide Fennel, Tomato Water, Raisin Chutney, Basil vg*      19.00

Braised Beef Cheek, Chicken Broth, Soba Noodles, Spring Onion, Shitake, Soft Egg +*   21.00

Seared Prawns, Barley Ragout, Remoulade, German Rye Crouton +   22.00

Salt & Pepper Squid, Nashi Pear Salad, Harissa & Citrus Dressing, Cashew Nuts +    22.00

Main Event

Fresh Beer Battered Fish, Steak Fries, Seasonal Salad, Gribiche +      29.50

Market Fish, Lentil Croquette, Riata, Spinach      36.50

Beef Eye Fillet, Smoked Potato Cake, Braised Cabbage, Eggplant Aioli, Mustard Cream *     39.50

Lamb Shoulder Roulade, Creamed Potato, Salsa Verde, Braised Shallots      38.00

Open Vegetable Lasagne, Grilled Vegetables, Rocket Pesto, Blue Cheese Bechamel *vg     33.00

Grilled Pork Sirloin, Scallop & Chive Dumpling, Carrot & Anise Purée, Hasselback Potato *     38.50

Apricot & Walnut stuffed Chicken Breast, Cassolette, Crisp Proscuitto, Swede Emulsion *     35.50

Confit Duck Leg, Duck Liver Parfait, Mulled Cranberry & Orange, Cauliflower Tempura, Pumpkin & Miso Purée      38.50

On the Side

Roasted Beetroot, Whipped Feta, Pickled Baby Beets, Coriander, Cacao Nibs * vg     10.50

Duck Fat Roast Kumara, Orange & Tarragon Mayonnaise, Fennel Seed Dukkah * +      10.50

Steamed Market Vegetables, Herbed Butter * vg     8.50

French Fries, Aioli * + vg     8.50

 

Gluten Free *, Dairy Free +, Vegetarian vg – It may be possible to substitute elements in dishes to accommodate dietaries, please ask

To Indulge

New Zealand Chef’s Selection Ice Cream Trio *     15.00

Chocolate Parcel – Frozen Chocolate Mousse, Forest Berry Sorbet, Rich Dark Chocolate Shell *   18.50

Vanilla Crème Brûlée, Rhubarb, Citrus Shortbread     16.50

Banana & Hazelnut Tart, Frangelico Jelly, Cream, Meringue     16.50

Apple & Hibiscus Crumble, Vanilla Anglaise, Apple Textures     16.50

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

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

 

Gluten Free *, Dairy Free +, Vegetarian vg – It may be possible to substitute elements in dishes to accommodate dietaries, please ask

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

 

Manchego – La Mancha – Spain – A firm, compact cheese made only from whole sheep’s milk from the Manchega breed. The cheese has a buttery texture and well developed sweet and zesty flavour.

 

Brie de Moutere – Little River Estate – Waikato – This cow’s milk brie has a buttery texture and balanced earthy flavour from the rind.

 

Vintage Waikato – Mercer Cheese – North Waikato – this cow’s milk cheese is a two year old Gouda style made with spring milk. A firm, dense texture & rich, bright and herbaceous flavour with a sweet finish.

 

Peninsula Blue – Barrys Bay – Canterbury – A Blue Cheese, made in the Akaroa Harbour in the same spot for over 100 years. Based originally on Stilton but with a denser texture and mineral notes.

 

Galactic Gold – Over The Moon Dairy – South Waikato – From a boutique factory, based in the lush dairying region of South Waikato, this washed rind cheese is a showstopper with a vibrant orange rind and piquant flavour.

Dinner Menu

A La Carte Dinner Menu - Winter

To Begin

House Spiced Nuts & Olives * + vg    6.00

Mission House Loaf, Selection of Housemade Dips    10.50

 

Market Soup of the Day       13.50

Grilled Haloumi, Sous Vide Fennel, Tomato Water, Raisin Chutney, Basil vg*      19.00

Braised Beef Cheek, Chicken Broth, Soba Noodles, Spring Onion, Shitake, Soft Egg +*       21.00

Seared Prawns, Barley Ragout, Remoulade, German Rye Crouton +      22.00

Salt & Pepper Squid, Nashi Pear Salad, Cashew Nuts Harissa & Citrus Dressing, +     22.00

 

Tasting Platter for Two, a small tasting each of –

Grilled Haloumi, Sous Vide Fennel

Braised Beef Cheek

Seared Prawns

Salt & Pepper Squid

Market Soup

52.50

 

Gluten Free *, Dairy Free +, Vegetarian vg –  It may be possible to substitute elements in dishes to accommodate dietaries, please ask

Main Event

Market Fish, Lentil Croquette, Riata, Spinach        36.50

Beef Eye Fillet, Smoked Potato Cake, Braised Cabbage, Eggplant Aioli, Mustard Cream *        39.50

Lamb Shoulder Roulade, Creamed Potato, Salsa Verde, Braised Shallots   38.00

Open Vegetable Lasagne, Grilled Vegetables, Rocket Pesto, Blue Cheese Bechamel *       33.00

Grilled Pork Sirloin, Scallop & Chive Dumpling, Carrot & Anise Purée, Hasselback Potato *        38.50

Apricot & Walnut Stuffed Chicken Breast, Cassolette, Crisp Proscuitto, Swede Emulsion *     35.50

Confit Duck Leg, Duck Liver Parfait, Cauliflower Tempura, Mulled Cranberry & Orange, Pumpkin & Miso Purée     38.50

On the Side

Roasted Beetroot, Whipped Feta, Pickled Baby Beets, Coriander, Cacao Nibs * vg    10.50

Duck Fat Roast Kumara, Orange & Tarragon Mayonnaise, Fennel Seed Dukkah * +    10.50

Steamed Market Vegetables, Herbed Butter * vg     8.50

French Fries, Aioli * + vg       8.50

 

Gluten Free *, Dairy Free +, Vegetarian vg-  It may be possible to substitute elements in dishes to accommodate dietaries, please ask

To Indulge

New Zealand Chef’s Selection Ice Cream Trio *      15.00

Chocolate Fondant, Dulce de Leche, Raspberry Sorbet, White Chocolate Soup, Salted Pretzel & Lime     18.50

Vanilla Crème Brûlée, Rhubarb, Citrus Shortbread     16.50

Banana & Hazelnut Tart, Frangelico Jelly, Cream, Meringue     16.50

Apple & Hibiscus Crumble, Vanilla Anglaise, Apple Textures     16.50

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

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

 

Gluten Free *, Dairy Free +, Vegetarian vg –  It may be possible to substitute elements in dishes to accommodate dietaries, please ask

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

 

Manchego – La Mancha – Spain – A firm, compact cheese made only from whole sheep’s milk from the Manchega breed. The cheese has a buttery texture and well developed sweet and zesty flavour.

 

Brie de Moutere – Little River Estate – Waikato – This cow’s milk brie has a buttery texture and balanced earthy flavour from the rind.

 

Vintage Waikato – Mercer Cheese – North Waikato – this cow’s milk cheese is a two year old Gouda style made with spring milk. A firm, dense texture & rich, bright and herbaceous flavour with a sweet finish.

 

Peninsula Blue – Barrys Bay – Canterbury – A Blue Cheese, made in the Akaroa Harbour in the same spot for over 100 years. Based originally on Stilton but with a denser texture and mineral notes.

 

Galactic Gold – Over The Moon Dairy – South Waikato – From a boutique factory, based in the lush dairying region of South Waikato, this washed rind cheese is a showstopper with a vibrant orange rind and piquant flavour.

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