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For breakfast through to dinner, Aqua is eclectically cool

Inspired by culinary experiences from New Zealand and around the world and produced with nourishing fresh meats, locally sourced seafood and the freshest seasonal produce, our entire menu is a collection of your favourite foods, created with a unique touch.

Our inclusive menus present plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten and/or dairy free options, portions are generous, and the flavours we’ll introduce to you are simply unbeatable. From casual diners to absolute aficionados, there’s something to love for everyone at Aqua Restaurant & Bar.

Brunch

Served from 9.00am till 3.00pm
We are proud to be using Pinenut Bakery Organic Sourdough – PnBOS

  • Smoothie [vgn] [gf]
    13.9
    Ask about today’s fruity combo
  • Fresh from the Oven [v]
    6.8
    Ask about Today’s Goodies
  • Pancakes [v]
    18.3
    Stewed Fruit Compote | Passionfruit Mascarpone | Lemon Curd | Freeze-Dried Berries
  • Corned Beef & Eggs [gfa] [df]
    26.9
    Sauteed Potatoes | Fried Eggs | Pickled Jalapenos | Spring Onion | Jus Tortillas
  • Smoked Fish Hash [gf]
    26.8
    Smoked Warehou | Crushed Kumara | Poached Eggs | Tomato Salsa | Curried Butter Sauce
  • Pan Fried Lambs Liver [gfa]
    24
    Thick Cut Bacon | Saute Mushrooms | Wilted Spinach | Grain Mustard Thyme | Cream | Grilled PnBOS

    Add
  • Egg
    3.5
  • Vietnamese Omelette [gf]
    26.6
    3 Eggs | Crispy Pork | Prawn | Chilli | Coriander | Slaw | Lemongrass | Peanuts | Vietnamese Mint | Citrus Soy Dressing
  • Prawn Pate [gfa]
    21.9
    Semi Dried Tomatoes | Marinated Olives | Grilled PnBOS | Vegetable Pickle
  • Free Range & Organic [v] [gfa] [dfa]
    14
    Waipu Hens Egg: Poached, Fried or Scrambled | Grilled PnBOS
  • Benedict [v] [gfa]
    16
    Soft Poached Hens Eggs | Spinach | Grilled PnBOS | Citrus Hollandaise

Sides

  • Thick Cut Bacon [gf] [df]
    7.6
  • Cold Smoked Salmon [gf] [df]
    8
  • Egg [gf] [df]
    3.5
  • Grilled PnBOS [dfa]
    3.6
  • Field Mushroom [gf] [dfa]
    7
  • Hash Browns [gf] [df]
    6
  • Fresh Spinach | Gazpacho Dressing [gf] [vgn]
    3.6
  • Pancakes | Jam
    4.2
  • Gluten Free Bread [gf] [dfa]
    3

Salads

Served from 9.00am till 3.00pm

  • Mechoui Spiced Lamb [gf] [dfa]
    39.8
    Romesco | Mesculin | Goats Cheese | Tomatoes | Pickled Garlic | Medjool Date Chutney | Toasted Almonds | Le Puy Lentil Vinaigrette
  • add Grilled Tortillas [df]
    2.3
  • “Andiamo” Caesar [gf]
    25.6
    Cos Lettuce | Spinach | Anchovy Dressing | Parmigiano | Lemon Vinaigrette | Warm Poached Waipu Hens Egg | Polenta Croutons | Crispy Bacon

    Add
  • Cold Smoked Salmon [gf] [df]
    8
  • Roasted Chicken Thigh [gf] [df]
    8.5
  • Char-Grilled Beef [gf] [df]
    28.8
    Served Chilled | Asian Slaw | Smoked Cashew Nuts | Mayonnaise | Vietnamese Mint | Chilli | Coriander | Lemongrass | Lime | Ginger | Garlic | Sesame
  • Kale Slaw [vgn] [gf] [gf]
    17.8
    Peanut & Sweet Soy Dressing | Coriander | Vietnamese Mint | Pickled Onions | Lime | Red Curry Mayonnaise

    Add
  • Chilled Roasted Duck [gf] [df]
    9.3
  • Panko Crumbed Squid [df}
    9.8

Lunch

Served from 9.00am till 3.00pm

  • Fries [vgn]
    9.8
    Vegan Aioli or Big Daddy Sauce
  • Garlic Bread
    Half 10 | Whole 15
    Grilled Turkish Pide
  • Polenta Chips [gf]
    17.6
    Basil Pesto Aioli
  • Oysters - Locally Sourced [gf] [df]
    5 Each | 3 for 14 | 6 for 27
    Natural or Truffled Kombu Soy or Spiced Gherkin Caviar or Bloody Mary Granita
  • Turkish Pide Sandwich
    26.8
    Grilled Chicken Breast | Sauteed Mushrooms | Tomato | Courgette | Harissa Sour Cream | Fries
  • Corn Beef Toastie [dfa]
    27.3
    PnBOS | Red Cabbage Sauerkraut | Spiced Pickle | Cumin Haloumi | Big Daddy Sauce | Fries
  • Provencale Seafood Chowder
    28.9
    Smoked Warehou | Mussels | Prawns | Potato | Leek | Saffron Fish Veloute | Crayfish Rouille | PnBOS | Prawn Butter
  • Baked Mushroom & Ricotta Gnocchi [v]
    36.8
    Oyster Mushrooms | Leek | Edamame | Baked Artichoke | Beurre Noisette | Toasted Feta | Green Pea Puree
  • add Crispy Chicken [gf] [df]
    8.5

Kids Menu

Available 9.00am-close

  • Battered Hotdog
    12
    Fries | Slaw | Tomato Sauce
  • Kids Beef Salad [gf] [df]
    19
    Served Chilled | Asian Slaw | Smoked Cashew Nuts | Mayonnaise | Vietnamese Mint | Chilli | Lemongrass | Coriander | Lime | Ginger | Garlic | Sesame
  • Kids Kale Slaw [vgn] [gf]
    13.9
    Peanut & Sweet Soy Dressing | Coriander | Vietnamese Mint | Pickled Onions | Lime | Red Curry Mayonnaise

    Add
  • Crispy Chicken Thigh [gf] [df]
    8.5
  • Panko Crumbed Squid [df]
    9.8
  • BBQ Pork Ribs [df]
    15.9
    Slaw | Fries | Big Daddy BBQ Sauce

Kids Dessert

  • Kids Waffle Cone
    7.9
    Vanilla Bean Ice Cream | Jelly | Chocolate Flake
  • Warm Coconut Dumplings [vgn] [gf]
    9
    Miso Caramel | Sorbet | Toasted Coconut | Pineapple

Vegan

Served from 9.00am till 9.00pm

  • Garlic Bread
    Half 10 | Whole 15
    Grilled Turkish Pide
  • Olive & Tomatoes [gfa]
    16.8
    Warm Marinated Olives | Semi Dried Tomatoes | Grilled PnBOS | Confit Garlic | Vegetable Pickle
  • Mechoui Spiced Cauliflower [gf]
    33.3
    Courgettes | Roasted Carrots | Tomatoes | Romesco | Mesculin | Pickled Garlic | Medjool Date Chutney | Toasted Almonds | Le Puy Lentil Vinaigrette
  • Crumbed Eggplant [vgn]
    22.6
    Panko Crusted | Green Gazpacho | Heirloom Tomatoes | Avocado | Basil Vegan Aioli | Sweet Garlic
  • Kale Slaw [vgn] [gf]
    17.8
    Peanut & Sweet Soy Dressing | Coriander | Vietnamese Mint | Pickled Onions | Lime | Red Curry Mayonnaise

Sides

  • Fries [gf]
    9.8
    Vegan Aioli
  • Warm Kumara Salad [gf]
    12.8
    Kimchi | Shaved Pumpkin | | Lemon Vinaigrette | Toasted Seeds | Puffed Rice

Snacks

Served from 3.00pm till close
We are proud to be using Pinenut Bakery Organic Sourdough – PnBOS

  • Garlic Bread
    Half 10 | Whole 15
    Grilled Turkish Pide
  • Panko Crumbed Squid [df]
    18.6
    Miso Mayonnaise | Pickled Ginger | Spring Onion
  • Polenta Chips [gf]
    17.3 | 19.8
    Basil Pesto Aioli or Mushroom & Blue Cheese
  • BBQ Pork Ribs [gf] [df]
    23.7
    24 Hour Cooked Saint Louis Ribs | Big Daddy BBQ Sauce | Jus
  • Oysters - Locally Sourced [gf] [df]
    5 Each | 3 for 14 | 6 for 27
    Natural or Spiced Gherkin Caviar or Truffled Kombu Soy or Bloody Mary Granita
  • Fries
    9.8
    Vegan Aioli or Big Daddy Sauce

Entree

Served from 5.00pm till 9.00pm

  • Prawn Pate [gfa]
    21.8
    Semi Dried Tomatoes | Marinated Olives | Grilled PnBOS | Vegetable Pickle
  • Crumbed Eggplant [vgn]
    22.6
    Panko Crusted | Green Gazpacho | Heirloom Tomatoes | Avocado | Basil | Vegan Aioli | Sweet Garlic
  • Roasted Duck Salad [gf] [df]
    24.5
    Served Chilled | Asian Slaw | Smoked Cashew Nuts | Coriander | Mayonnaise | Vietnamese Mint | Chilli | Lemongrass | Lime | Ginger | Garlic | Sesame
  • Provencale Seafood Chowder
    28.6
    Smoked Warehou | Mussells | Prawns | Potato | Leek | Saffron Fish Veloute | Crayfish Rouille | PnBOS | Prawn Butter

Mains

Served from 5.00pm till 9.00pm

  • Beef Special
    Market Price
    Changes Daily, Ask us for Todays Version
  • Locally Line Caught Fish
    Market Price
    Changes Daily, Ask us for Todays Version
  • Baked Mushroom & Ricotta Gnocchi [v]
    36.6
    Oyster Mushrooms | Leeks | Edamame | Baked Artichokes | Beurre Noisette Toasted Feta | Green Pea Puree

    Add
  • Crispy Chicken
    8.5
  • Grilled Pork Sirloin
    41.6
    Butternut Pumpkin Puree | BBQ Rib | Charred Corn, Quinoa, Tomato & Bell Pepper Salad | Black Onion Mole | Salsa Verde
  • Mechoui Spiced Lamb [gf] [dfa]
    41.80
    Romesco | Mesculin | Goats Cheese | Tomatoes | Pickled Garlic | Medjool Date Chutney | Toasted Almonds | Roasted Carrots | Le Puy Lentil Vinaigrette

Sides

  • Fries
    9.8
    Vegan Aioli or Big Daddy Sauce
  • Warm Kumara Salad [gf]
    12.4
    Kimchi | Shaved Pumpkin | Lemon Vinaigrette | Toasted Seeds | Puffed Rice
  • Grilled PnBOS
    3.5

Dessert

Served from 11.00am till close

  • Warm Coconut Dumplings [vgn] [gf]
    17.9
    Miso Caramel | Lychees | Toasted Coconut Charred Pineapple | Chilli | Fresh Mint | Mango Sorbet
  • Middle Eastern Doughnuts
    18.2
    Sugar Dusted Yoghurt Doughnuts | Rose Water Poached Red Fruit | Pistachio & Baked White Chocolate Crumble | Chantilly | Cardamom Custard
  • Peach & Prosecco Tutti Frutti [vgn][gf]
    16.2
    Schnapps Macerated Greek Peach | Lemon Sorbet | Seasonal & Freeze Dried Berries | Prosecco Float
  • The Original Affogato [gf]
    12.3
    Vanilla Bean Ice Cream | Ozone Espresso

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  • Frangelico | Baileys | Amaretto
    9.8