Haukai Bistro & Bar

Operating Hours and Information

Breakfast |  Monday – Friday 6:00am – 10:00am | Weekends & PH 6:00am – 11:00am

Lunch | Thursday – Sunday | 11:30 – 2:00pm

Dinner | Monday – Sunday 5:30pm – 9:00pm


COVID-19 Information 

Kia Ora and welcome to our restaurant Haukai Bistro & Bar. Please follow our COVID-19 advice below.

Please do not enter our hotel if you are or have been feeling sick or showing any symptoms. We have hand sanitiser available throughout the whole hotel for your use and encourage all patrons to use the COVID tracer app when visiting our hotel or restaurant.

If you have any further questions regarding our COVID-19 policies, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team.


Fresh, Local, Quality Ingredients

Here at Haukai, we focus on regional cuisine that highlights the best local produce from the Taranaki region. Our food philosophy is based on: as fresh and local as possible, using the best quality, multicultural ingredients.

Since joining early 2019, our head chef Richard Ponder, has been aiming for a zero waste kitchen with a passion for sustainability.

With our vibrant, modern bistro menu and something delicious for all taste buds. Paired with our friendly and professional service, we hope to welcome you and your family to Haukai Bistro & Bar soon.


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Out Catering Menu

Novotel Corporate Out Catering & Events Service Fresh from the heart of our kitchen, to the heart of your office. Offering a selection of fresh,…

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Sunday Roast

Join us for a Sunday Roast, every Sunday during winter – back by popular demand!

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Lunch Menu

Whether you want to share a few items between a group or have a meal to yourself the lunch menu offers a great range of items for all tastes.

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Dinner Menu

Our popular bistro menu showcases a selection of amazing dishes featuring local produce delivered to you by some of the best chefs in the region. With a huge selection to choose from, there’s something for all taste buds!

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Dessert Menu

Whether you’re finishing your meal with something sweet, or just coming in for a dessert date, our menu has a range of delectable desserts to…

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Bar Menu

Enjoy a light snack, a delicious Antipasto or platter featuring tasty morsels from the best suppliers or something more substantial from our bar menu.

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Kids Menu

Bring along the whole family, we have a delicious children’s menu to suit all appetites! Along with colouring pencils to keep the littles busy!

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Beverage Menu

Our beverage menu has a wide selection of New Zealand and local wines, favourite beers, spirits, aperitif/liqueurs, cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks

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Buffet Breakfast

A full buffet breakfast including a range of hot and cold items, bakery goodies, continental items with a selection of juices, smoothies and hot beverages.

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