The Church Bistro – Hahei, NZ

A quality dining experience…

The newly refurbished Church Bistro is a casual wine bar and eatery. You can expect to see simple, Kiwi style, European inspired food, plus seasonal and regular specials. We look forward to welcoming families, friends, and visitors in fact everyone that enjoys good food, great wine and good times!

We are available for birthday celebrations, business functions and boutique style weddings. We are happy to talk with you about your requests and to discuss menu options.

The Church Bistro Hahei NZ

…steeped in history

The Church Bistro is situated in Hahei and conveniently placed in and around some of the most beautiful beaches in New Zealand including Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach.

The Church Bistro is housed in the original church building from the early 1900’s, and relocated from its original home, Taumarunui. The exposed kauri beams, classical joinery and original floor add to its charm and character.

The Church Bistro Hahei NZ


  • Spiced beef carpaccio
    with salad vegetables, mango salsa, mustard seed praline, Greek yoghurt sauce (tzatziki)
  • Pan fried Calamari
    with white beans, Spanish chorizo gf
  • Zucchini spaghetti
    with fresh tomato sauce, roast capsicum, black olives – vegan, gf
  • Salmon Gravlax
    cured with whisky and fennel, whipped mascarpone cheese, honeycomb and crispy ginger – gf
The Church Bistro Hahei NZ


The Church Bistro Hahei NZ
  • Eye fillet steak
    thyme butter, spinach and blue cheese potato gratin, Farofa (Brazilian crumble) tomato salsa – can be gf
  • Crispy Pork belly
    apple puree, corn croquettes, chefs’ special sauce – can be gf
  • Grilled New Zealand fish fillet
    Prawn mousse, cashew nut puree and orange sauce
  • Porcini and Portobello mushroom risotto
    with grand Padano parmesan V, gf


  • Chocolate Molten pudding,
     pistachio crumb, vanilla bean ice cream
  • Berrymisu
    Prosecco, strawberry compote, mascarpone cheese
  • Spanish Churros
    with dulce de leche
The Church Bistro Hahei NZ

Children’s Meals and Side dishes

  • Small size steak or fish
     with fries/potato and salad
  • Mushroom Risotto
  • Mixed Salad
  • Shoe string fries


For reservations or general enquiries…

please contact Jane on 07 866 3797 or 027 553 4035
or send an email to:

Open from Thursday October 4th
6 days from Tuesday through to Sunday.

Find us at 87 Beach Rd, Hahei, NZ | get directionsy


The Church Bistro Hahei NZ

Find us

Ph 07 866 3797 or 027 553 4035

Open from Thursday October 4th
6 days from Tuesday through to Sunday