Please allow javascripts to see this page correctly
X close menu
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 9.30am 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
kumara fries (gf) with vegan miso aioli $9.50$9.50
seasoned wedges with sour cream & sweet chilli
$9.50loaded with bacon and 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 $19.50
cajun chicken & bacon burger chicken breast fillet dusted with cajun spices, grilled pineapple, crispy bacon, salad greens and a chipotle-charred corn aioli, with fries$18.50
(gf +$1)
chickpea and kumara vegan burgerhand-crafted vegan patty, coconut 'bacon', miso vegan aioli and salad greens, served in a charcoal and seasame bun, with fries$20.50 (gf +$1)
seafood chowder thick and creamy soup, served with fresh sour dough and a lemon-dill cream cheese spread$16.50
mega melt check today’s creation available, served with chips$14.50
(gf +$1)
pulled lamb and roasted vege salad(gf) slow braised lamb shoulder in rosemary and merlot jus, smoky roasted vegetables, hazelnut dukkha and minted yoghurt$21.50
smoked chicken fettucine tossed with a sundried tomato pesto cream and baby spinach, sprinkled with parmesan crumb$20.00
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 $10.00
junior angler crumbed fish, chips & tomato sauce $7.50
monkey melt ‘n’ fries cheese & ham toastie, chips & tomato sauce$8.00
(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, vanilla$4.20
thickshake with ice cream$5.20
iced chocolate, iced coffee, iced mocha$6.50
berry smoothie$6.80
kid’s chocolate milk$3.00
Follow us