East Pier is home to a relaxed beachfront brasserie style restaurant

 Pop in any time of the day and soak up the relaxed smooth atmosphere, discreet service, beautifully prepared food or a wine from our expertly designed wine list which offers a magnificent array of Hawkes Bay, NZ wide and overseas labels to suit any palate.

Seven days a week our chefs slice, sauté, grill and baste their way onto the palates of happy diners.

The same great food, wine, drinks and service is offered on our stunning all weather decks which can accommodate up to 100 people. This is an ideal location for your alfresco brunch, lunch or dinner whatever the time of year.

Both the brasserie and all decks offer the same totally uninterrupted 180 degree panoramic vistas of the coastline and ocean. Ideal for families as the kids can go out and play on the beach away from any roads and always in your sight.

Breakfast Menu

Available until 11.30am
  • Wholegrain toast served with a selection of preserves – $9.5
  • East Pier Eggs Benedict served on an English muffin with your choice of
    – Bacon – $22.0
    – Vegetarian -$19.0
    – Smoked salmon – $23.0
  • Lambs fry & bacon served with creamy mash potato & a cream marsala sauce garnished with fried onion rings – $23.0
  • Bagel served with either
    Bacon, egg & tomato – $12.5 OR
    Smoked salmon & cream cheese – $14.5
  • Big breakfast with sausage, hashbrown, Portobello mushroom, roasted tomatoes, poached eggs, streaky bacon, tomato sauce & toast – $24.0
  • Pancakes with streaky bacon, banana, maple syrup & cream – $22.0
  • Muesli, yoghurt and fresh fruit – $18.0
  • Eggs as you like on wholegrain toast – $12.5
  • (Gluten-free Bread available with any dish for a $2 surcharge)

Add your extras

  • 2 x Hash brown – $3.0
  • Baked beans – $3.0
  • Streaky bacon – $4.5
  • Cooked tomato – $4.0
  • Portobello mushroom – $3.0
  • 2 x Gourmet sausage – $4.0
  • Hollandaise sauce – $2.5
  • 2 x Chorizo – $4.0

Lunch Menu

Available from 10.30am
  • Garlic pizza bread – $9.5
    with cheese – $12.0
  • Bread platter served with spiced pumpkin cream cheese & balsamic butter – $12.5
  • Lemon pepper calamari tossed in a seasonal salad with shaved parmesan & croutons with an aioli dressing – $23.0
  • Gourmet beef burger with prime beef pattie, cheddar cheese, salad & chilli tomato chutney served with crisscross fries – $22.5
  • Lambs fry & bacon served with creamy mash potato & a cream marsala sauce garnished with fried onion rings – $23.0
  • Hot smoked salmon & dill fritters on a fennel & rocket salad with feta, tomato & a homemade dill dressing – $25.0
  • Seafood chowder with bacon, mussels, calamari, shrimp & chunks of white fish served with crusty bread – $25.0
  • Chicken salad with streaky bacon, croutons, feta, red onion, red capsicum, mesclun & a raspberry vinaigrette – $23.0
  • Speights beer battered fish & chips served with side salad, tartare & tomato sauces – $24.5
  • Kumera salad with cashews, feta, red onion, rocket & a honey mustard dressing – $18.5
  • Sage butter gnocchi tossed through a rocket salad with parmesan shavings – $18.5
  • Spicy BBQ chicken burger with fresh salad & a side of crisscross fries – $22.5
  • Asian-style beef salad with marinated beef, cucumber ribbons, tomatoes, mun beans, spring onion, mesclun & crispy noodles with an Asian soy dressing – $24.0
  • Premium Angus scotch fillet served with salad, fries & a rich red wine jus – $34.0
  • Fish of the Day – please ask wait staff for today’s special – $34.0
  • Traditional fettucine with roasted chicken breast, streaky bacon, red onion & finished with shaved parmesan cheese – $27.0
  • East Pier Platter (serves 2) – salami, lemon pepper calamari, chorizo sausage, toasted crostinis, deep-fried jalapenos, olives & feta, crackers & assorted dips – $45.0
  • Kids platter with 2 mini hot dogs & 2 chicken nuggets served with shoestring fries, salad, tomato, orange wedge, crunchie bar, lollipop, tomato sauce & a balloon – $15.0
  • Kids fish and chips served with side salad, tartare & tomato sauces – $15.0

Snack Menu

from 10am until late everyday
  • Garlic pizza bread – $9.5
    with cheese – $12.0
  • Bread platter served with spiced pumpkin cream cheese & balsamic butter – $12.5
  • Shoestring fries with aioli & tomato sauce – $8.0
  • Crisscross fries with sweet chilli sauce & sour cream – $9.5
    with cheese & bacon – $12.5
  • Speights beer battered fish and chips served with side salad, tartare & tomato sauces – $24.5
  • Lemon pepper calamari tossed in a seasonal salad with shaved parmesan & croutons and an aioli dressing – $23.0
  • Gourmet beef burger with prime beef pattie, cheddar cheese, crisp salad & chutney served with crisscross fries – $22.5
  • Spicy BBQ chicken burger with salad & a side of crisscross fries – $22.5
  • East Pier Platter (serves 2) – salami, lemon pepper calamari, chorizo sausage, toasted crostinis, deep-fried jalapenos, olives & feta, crackers & assorted dips – $45.0
  • Kids Platters with 2 mini hot dogs, 2 chicken nuggets, shoestring fries, salad, tomato, orange wedge, crunchie bar, lollipop, tomato sauce & a balloon – $15.0
  • Kids fish and chips served with side salad, tartare & tomato sauces – $15.0

Dinner Menu

Breads

  • Garlic pizza bread – $9.5
    – With Cheese – $12.0
  • Bread platter served with spiced pumpkin cream cheese & balsamic butter – $12.5

Tasting Plates

  • Seafood chowder with bacon, mussels, calamari, shrimp & chunks of white fish & a side of crusty bread – $15.0
  • Kumera salad with cashews, feta, red onion, rocket & a honey mustard dressing – $15.0
  • Lemon pepper calamari tossed in a seasonal salad with shaved parmesan & croutons and an aioli dip – $15.0
  • Sage butter gnocchi tossed through a rocket salad & parmesan shavings – $15.0
  • Asian-style beef salad with marinated beef, cucumber ribbons, tomatoes, mung beans, spring onion, mesclun & crispy noodles with an Asian soy dressing – $15.0
  • Hot smoked salmon & dill fritters on a fennel & rocket salad with feta, tomato & a homemade dill dressing – $15.0

Mains

  • Twice-cooked Pork Belly served with fried potato crisps, new seasons broccolini & a cashew praline with a cider jus – $30.5
  • Premium Angus Scotch fillet with a creamy potato mash, seasonal vegetables & a choice of mushroom sauce, peppercorn sauce or whipped garlic butter – $36.5
  • Moroccan rubbed Lamb Loin served with harissa-spiced pumpkin puree, oliva & feta potato smash & a rich jus – $35.5
  • Traditional Fettucine with roasted chicken breast, streaky bacon, red onion & finished with shaved parmesan cheese – $28.5
  • Seafood chowder with bacon, mussels, calamari, shrimp & chunks of white fish served with crusty bread – $26.0
  • Spicy BBQ whole Spatchcock with a corn salsa & latticed potato crisps – $29.5
  • Fish of the Day – please ask wait staff for today’s special – $34.0
  • SIDES – Please order one of the sides below to complement your main course option:
    Shoestring Fries – $6.0 / Garden salad – $7.0 / Crisscross Fries – $8.0 / Seasonal vegetables – $9.0 / Creamy mash – $8.0
  • Kids Platter with 2 mini hot dogs & 2 chicken nuggets served with fries, salad, tomato, orange wedge, crunchie bar, lollipop, tomato sauce & a balloon – $15.0
  • Kids fish and chips served with side salad, tartare & tomato sauces – $15.0

Desserts

  • Chef’s choice cheesecake – please ask wait staff for todays flavour – $12.5
  • Rich chocolate torte served with vanilla bean icecream, berry compote & a chocolate tuille – $12.5
  • Sticky date pudding served with caramel sauce, vanilla bean icecream & chantilly cream – $12.5
  • Apple & cinnamon pie served with a cream anglaise & vanilla bean icecream – $12.5
  • Kapiti Icecream sundae – available with chocolate, caramel or berry – $12.0
  • Affogato – vanilla bean icecream served with a demitasse coffee with your choice of Baileys, Kahlua, Tia Maria or Drambuie – $18.0
  • A selection of Whitestone cheeses served with crackers & fruit – $15.0 for 1 or $25 for 2
    – with glass of port – $29.0 (1) or $35 (2)

Drinks Menu

Tap Beer

  • STEINLAGER PURE – $9.0
  • STELLA ARTOIS – $9.0
  • GUINNESS – $9.5
  • MACS GOLD – $8.0
  • SPEIGHTS GOLD – $8.0
  • SUMMIT – $8.0
  • SPEIGHTS OLD DARK – $8.0
  • STEINLAGER CLASSIC – $8.0
  • STEINLAGER PREMIUM LIGHT – $8.0

Wine List

  • KOPIKO BAY SAUVIGNON BLANC – MARLBOROUGH (750) – $9.0 – $39.0
  • KOPIKO BAY CHARDONNAY – GISBORNE (750) – $9.0 – $39.0
  • KOPIKO BAY PINOT GRIS – GISBORNE (750) – $9.0 – $39.0
  • KOPIKO BAY MERLOT – GISBORNE (750) – $9.0 – $39.0
  • KOPIKO BAY PINOT NOIR – MARLBOROUGH (750) – $9.0 – $39.0
  • KOPIKO BAY LIGHT PINOT GRIS – MARLBOROUGH (750) – $9.0 – $39.0

Bubbles

  • NICOLAS FEUILLATTE CHAMPAGNE – FRANCE – $135.0
    Elegant champagne which is smooth. pleasant and balanced on the palate
  • VEUVE CLICQUOT NV – FRANCE – $125.0
    Champagne of true style and finesse
  • DANIEL LE BRUN NV – MARLBOROUGH – $70
    Fruit flavours and nutty characters
  • LINDAUER BRUT – NZ
    A popular choice for all occasions
    750ml – $38.0
    200ml – $12.0
  • LINDAUER SAUVIGNON BLANC – NZ
    Vibrant fruit aromatics of passionfruit and gooseberry
    750ml – $38.0
    200ml – $12.0
  • LINDAUER FRAISE NV – NZ
    Adds a touch of natural strawberry flavour
    200ml – $12.0

Sauvignon Blanc

  • BROOKFIELDS “THE PIER” HAWKE’S BAY – $8.5 – $38.0
    Handcrafted in small parcels by Brookfield’s Peter Robertson especially for East Pier
  • CHURCH ROAD MCDONALD SERIES HAWKE’S BAY – $12.0 – $54.0
    Herbaceous characteristics with fresh tropical fruit flavours
  • LAKE CHALICE MARLBOROUGH – $10.5 – $46.0
    Aromas of passionfruit and gooseberry
  • THE NED MARLBOROUGH – $10.0 – $43.0
    Crisp, lively citrus characters
  • WITHER HILLS WAIRAU VALLEY MARLBOROUGH – $46.0
    Vibrant ripe citrus notes, crunchy greens and hints of tropical guava on the nose

Rose

  • WITHER HILLS PINOT NOIR ROSE MARLBOROUGH – $46.0
    Refreshing in style with perfumed aromas of wild strawberries & fresh raspberries
  • CLEARVIEW BLACK REEF BLUSH HAWKE’S BAY – $11.0 – $48.0
    A gold medal winning wine, delightfully fruity with hints of spicy melon

Chardonnay

  • BROOKFIELDS “THE PIER” HAWKE’S BAY – $8.5 – $38.0
    Handcrafted in small parcels by Brookfield’s Peter Robertson especially for East Pier
  • CHURCH ROAD MCDONALD SERIES HAWKE’S BAY – $12.0 – $54.0
    Hand harvested fruit showcases a subtle, appealing and elegant wine
  • WITHER HILLS WAIRAU VALLEY MARLBOROUGH – $10.5 – $45.0
    Purity & elegance define this cool climate Chardonnay
  • MT DIFFICULTY LOWBURN CENTRAL OTAGO – $79.0
    Predominantly stone fruit and pineapple backed up with a lovely minerality
  • MORTON ESTATE BLACK LABEL HAWKE’S BAY – $69.0
    Uniqueness of character & depth of flavour

Aromatics

  • HUNTAWAY RESERVE GEWURTZRAMINER NEW ZEALAND – $49.0
    An elegant and approachable wine
  • MT DIFFICULTY ROARING MEG RIESLING CENTRAL OTAGO – $11.0 – $47.0
    Medium-dry style with a lovely backbone of natural acidity
  • BROOKFIELD’S ROBINSON PINOT GRIS HAWKE’S BAY – $9.5 – $42.0
    Enticing pale straw colour fills the glass with succulent pear and wild honey notes

Reds

  • BROOKFIELD’S THE PIER MERLOT CABERNET HAWKE’S BAY – $8.5 – $38.0
    Handcrafted in small parcels by Brookfield’s Peter Robertson especially for East Pier
  • HUNTAWAY RESERVE SYRAH NEW ZEALAND – $49.0
    An award winning Syrah
  • THE LAST SHEPHERD PINOT NOIR CENTRAL OTAGO – $58.0
    An elegant, savoury, supple red with strong, vibrant cherry, plum, spice and dried herb flavours, oak complexity and a finely balanced finish
  • CHURCH ROAD MCDONALD SERIES MERLOT HAWKES BAY – $12.0 – $54.00
    Pure varietal expression is shown in this exceptional wine from the gimblett gravels – plum, leather & violets are supported by gentle oak.
  • TRINITY HILL HAWKE’S BAY SYRAH – $10.0 – $44.00
    A complex fruit dominant wine – rich, soft and eminently drinkable
  • ANGUS THE BULL CABERNET SAUVIGNON AUSTRALIA – $45.0
    A full bodied wine perfect with premium prime beef
  • MT DIFFICULTY ROARING MEG PINOT NOIR CENTRAL OTAGO – $12.0 – $54.0
    Great concentration of red fruits and blackberry
  • HUNTAWAY RESERVE MERLOT CABERNET SAUVIGNON NEW ZEALAND – $49.0
    Medium bodied with a core of ripe spicy fruit enhanced with cherry oak