Darefield Fine Dining


Thomas Hiddlestone - Chef

The Chef has designed a wonderful menu which will change often to reflect the seasonal produce we also try to use as much local ingredients as possible.

Thomas uses only the freshest ingredients for our dishes to give our guest the best quality food we can.

Enjoy your meal in a relaxing environment of our dining room in front of the fire or our outdoor area during the fine weather, the team and I hope to make your visit special.

Our wine list is mostly of NZ wines and is growing and changing.

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Menu

The Chef has designed a wonderful menu which will change often to reflect the seasonal produce we also try to use as much local ingredients as possible.

Entrée


$17 each

  • Cornflake chicken
    Potato and celery slaw
  • Duck liver pate
    gf
    cranberry current – port compote, crostini
  • Green apple cured Salmon
    gf
    almond salad lemongrass caramel dressing

Main course


$39 each

  • Pan seared groper
    gf
    red wine mash, seasonal vegetables, thyme hollandaise
  • Beef fillet
    gf
    duck fat roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables, roasted garlic chive jus
  • Rosemary crusted Lamb rack
    mushroom & port braised lentils seasonal vegetables, roasted garlic and chive jus

Desserts


$16 each

  • Cheesecake of the day
    berry compote, vanilla ice cream
  • Chocolate walnut porter cake
    chocolate porter sauce, cream, ice cream
  • Strawberries & cream
    strawberry coulis, balsamic strawberries

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Drinks List

Wine Selection

A selection of New Zealand wines matched to your meals.

Price range per bottle

  • Sauvignon Blanc
    30.00 - 48.00
  • Chardonnay
    30.00 - 65.00
  • Aromatics
    38.00 - 65.00
  • Reds
    48.00 - 65.00
  • Champagne and Sparkling
    9.50 - 85.00
  • Desert Wine
    38.00

Beer & Cider

  • Harrys Light 2.5% 330ml
    7.00
  • Rogue Hop Pilsner 330ml
    7.00
  • Classy Red Extra Special Bitter 330ml
    7.00
  • Speights Gold Medal 330ml
    6.00
  • Steinlager Pure 330ml
    6.50
  • Heninken 330ml
    6.50
  • Brotherhood Classic Apple Cider 500ml
    9.00

Spirits

All serverd as a double unless otherwise stated.

  • Klipdrift Premium Brandy
    8.00
  • Lighthouse Gin
    8.00
  • Matusalem Anejo Rum
    8.00
  • Matusalem Plantino White Rum
    8.00
  • Glen Grant Whisky
    8.00
  • Skyy Vodka
    8.00
  • Espolon Reposado
    8.00
  • Dows 10YO Tawny Port
    9.00
  • Lustau Pedro Ximenez
    8.00
  • Bisquit VSOP Cognac
    12.00

Non Alcoholic

  • Chocolate Ganache Tart
    15.00
    with berry compote & plum ice cream
  • Trio of Ice Cream
    15.00
    chocolate - plum - vanilla bean

Fever Tree Mixes

  • Tonic Water
    4.00
  • Soda Water
    4.00
  • Dry Ginger
    4.00
  • Lemonade
    4.00