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Restaurant Functions - Willowbank Wildlife Reserve & Restaurant

Restaurant Functions

Willowbank’s restaurant offers a unique setting with views of surrounding wildlife and gardens.

A very distinctive feature is the decking, where deer will come running to eat out of visitors hands. Our restaurant is also fully licensed.


The restaurant is available on an evening for group bookings of 30 or more. Please contact us for more info

or phone 03 359 6226 ext 714


Sample Menu – $60 per adult (Includes complimentary entry to the Reserve)
Artisan bread plates, served with basil pesto, nz salmon mousse, watercress hummus and cracked-pepper paté


Maple and clove glazed ham off the bone with honey and Walnut Mustard
Oven baked chicken thigh in basil pesto cream, cherry tomatoes and roasted red peppers
Slow roasted lamb with baby spinach & herb stuffing and a pinot and rosemary jus


Vegetarian Dish (omit one main)
Spinach and ricotta ravioli, topped with charred zucchini and a herb and tomato sauce


Steamed new potatoes with mint infused extra virgin olive oil
Garlic and sesame vegetable stir-fry
Sour cream and chive new potato salad
Fresh summer green salad
Black turtle bean, sweat corn & avocado salad


Lemon and coconut pavlova roulade
Hot christmas pudding with brandy custard
Fresh fruit salad








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