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Willowbank Café - Willowbank Wildlife Reserve & Restaurant

Willowbank Café


Relax and enjoy the cafe and bar, before, during or after exploring the reserve.

The cafe and bar is open from 10am to 4pm daily or later by arrangement for group bookings.


By combining New Zealand food, wine, wildlife, service and culture, Willowbank Wildlife Reserve has created a full entertainment experience for visitors to Christchurch with a uniquely New Zealand flavour.

food from the kitchen
fries with tomato sauce (gf)pottle $4.00bowl $7.00
kumara fries (gf) with toasted sesame mayo $9.50
seasoned wedges with sour cream & sweet chilli
seasoned wedges loaded with bacon & cheese
willowbank fresh salad bowl (gf) check today’s toppings fresh slaw style salad, toasted seeds & house made
or serve your salad as a wrap +$1.50
fish & chips beer battered New Zealand dory, chips, tartare & salad greens $18.50
angus beef & bacon burger angus beef, swiss cheese, streaky bacon, lettuce, tomato, pickle, pink mayo
in a pretzel style bun & fries
(gf +$1)
home-smoked salmon & potato hash (gf) roasted garlic, burnt corn puree, micro herbs & coriander oil$20.50
karaage chicken sesame seed bun, toasted sesame mayo, kimchi, salad greens & kumara fries$18.00
(gf +$1)
mega melt check today’s creation available, served with chips$13.50
(gf +$1)
vegan root salad (gf) selection of roasted root vegetables, marinated tofu, roast peppers, rocket &
miso vegan mayo
ribeye & chips (gf option available)200gm angus ribeye with garlic & horopito butter, chips, onion rings & a
garden salad
kid’s food
kea platter wholemeal ham and cheese scroll, fresh fruit pieces, raisins, carrot & celery sticks with a cheese dip$11.00
(gf +$1)
lemur lunch box ham sandwich, jelly & fruit cup, cookie, a piece of fruit & a charlie’s juice $9.50
junior angler crumbed fish, chips & tomato sauce $7.00
monkey melt ‘n’ fries cheese & ham toastie, chips & tomato sauce$7.50
(gf +$1)
chook & chips (gf)
crumbed chicken, chips & tomato sauce
hot drinks
espresso, long black$3.60
cappuccino, latte, flat white$4.50$5.20
mochaccino, hot chocolate, chai latte$4.80$5.50
extra shot, decaf, soy milk or syrups vanilla, caramel, hazelnut+80c
kid’s hot chocolate$3.80
tea english breakfast, earl grey, herbal varieties$4.00
cold drinks
milkshakes chocolate, banana, strawberry, caramel, lime$4.00
milkshake with ice cream$5.00
iced chocolate, iced coffee, iced mocha$6.50
berry smoothie$6.50
kid’s chocolate milk$3.00
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