A Coastal Affair

Locally Sourced × Crafted with Love ITALIAN INSPIRED CUISINE


An European inspired Bistro where everything is made in house with love and passion and garnished with spectacular Coastal views.

Photos by Abi hackling & jaap loevendie


The Bistro has a number of captivating features which we can offer to you for your dining.
As you enter our Foyer you will experiance our breath taking views of the ocean through our ceiling high windows and directly behind facing inland we have clear views of  the stunning Mt Taranaki. 
The restaurant and mezzanine floor offers a selection of framed views from Oakura to the Sugar Loaf Islands; then moving out onto the spacious deck and enjoy outstanding panoramic views from Cape Egmont to New Plymouth.
Okurukuru has extensive grounds for wandering before, during or after your dining experience, look hard and you will see a totally different view unfold every 20 steps or so.
We also cater for families and children.  There are toys inside in our spacious restaurant, a large flat lawn to run around on and some play equipment for the younger members.



(06) 7510787



738 Surf Highway 45
New Plymouth 4374
New Zealand

Wed-Sun 11:30am-Late



Wed/Thus/Fri 11:30am-2 pm & 5:30pm-8pm


11.30am-2.30pm &5.30pm-8pm

Sun 11:30am-2.30pm &5pm-7.30pm

Lunch Menu 11.30-2.30 pm

Shoestring fries w aioli $6

Polenta fries w aioli $7.5

Greek Style Salad w Olives & Feta $7.5 

Oven Baked Bruschetta with Garlic, Herbs & Mozzarella $12

Antipasto Platter for two $38

w sautéed King Prawns, Fresh Fish Ceviche w Wakame, Prosciutto Ham, Haloumi Cheese, Eggplant Cannelloni, Beef Cheek w Quinoa & Lentil Salad, Pumpkin Chutney, Bruschetta with Mozzarella and Garlic

 Caesar Salad w Cos Lettuce, Tomato, Cucumber, Parmesan, Bacon, Egg, Croutons and Free -Range Chicken $22 

Open Chicken Sandwich w Shoestring Fries & Aioli $22 

Sautéed King Prawns w Black Spaghetti, Napoli Sauce & Parmesan $25 

Tender Strips of Costal Beef Fillet in a Creamy Mushroom Sauce

w Fettuccini Pasta and Parmesan  $25 

Classic Fish & Chips w Sauce Tartare & Salad $25 

Arborio Risotto w Free Range Chicken Ragout, Parmesan $25

Pomegranate infused Puy Lentil & Quinoa Salad, Pumpkin Chutney, Sautéed Greens, Tomato Jam & Polenta Chips $28 

Rump Of Lamb w Honey Roasted Carrots, Jus & Potato Gratin $35 

Prime Coastal Beef Tenderloin w Sautéed Greens, 

Anna Potatoes & Jus  $35 

Slowly Braised Free Range Pork Belly w Creamy Potatoes and 

Pickled Red Cabbage, Jus $35

Our Evening Menu


 Polenta Fries w Aioli $7.5

 Oven Baked Bruschetta with Garlic, Herbs & Mozzarella $12

 Sautéed King Prawns w Garlic, Herb and Tomato, Sourdough $16

 Pan fried Zany Zeus Haloumi & Prosciutto Ham, Tomato Compote $16

 Fish Ceviche w Wakame Salad & Corn Chips  $16

 Cannelloni of Eggplant and Mozzarella with Tomato Compote $16

 Prime Coastal Beef Cheek w Pomegranate infused 

Puy Lentil and Quinoa Salad $16



Tender Strips of Coastal Beef Fillet in a Creamy Mushroom Sauce

w Fettuccini Pasta and Parmesan  $25

 Pomegranate infused Puy Lentil & Quinoa Salad, Pumpkin Chutney, Sautéed Greens, Tomato Jam & Polenta Chips $28

 Arborio Risotto w Free Range Chicken Ragout, Parmesan $25

 Pan Fried Gurnard w Squid Ink Spaghetti, Sautéed

Spinach, White Wine Veloute $35

 Rump Of Lamb w Honey Roasted Carrots, Jus & Potato Gratin $35

 Free Range Chicken Breast Supreme w Sautéed Greens, 

Jus & Fondant Potatoes   $35

 Prime Coastal Beef Tenderloin w Sautéed Greens, Anna potatoes & Jus  $35

Slowly Braised Free Range Pork Belly w Creamy Potatoes and 

Pickled Red Cabbage, Jus $35



Classic Tiramisu $14

 Salted Caramel Panna Cotta w Biscotti & Ice Cream $14

 Chilled Summer Berry Compote w Tahitian Lime Sorbet $14

 Big scoop Vanilla Gelato, Amaretto Liquor & Espresso $14

 Selection of Kapiti Cheeses w Crackers & Quince Paste $14


What’s happening at the Vineyard Bistro this winter?

Come on out and enjoy our new specials with one of the best panoramas Taranaki has to offer.

 All Winter Children Under 12 Dine Free from our Children’s Menu at dinner. One child per adult.

 Wednesday and Thursday is our Italian Celebration Menu

Lunch and Dinner, All dishes $19.50


Free Range Chicken Ragout Risotto w Parmesan

 Pumpkin and Pak Choy Risotto w Parmesan

 Garlic Prawn and Tomato Risotto w Parmesan

 Tender strips of Coastal Beef Filet w Creamy Mushroom Sauce, Fettuccini and Parmesan

 Chicken and Mushroom Fettuccini w Parmesan

 Garlic Prawn and Tomato Fettuccini w Parmesan 


Friday Fish and Chip

Tui Battered Gurnard w Chips, Fresh Garden Salad and Homemade Sauce Tarter $19.50

 Sundayis our Not so Traditional Sunday Roast $29pp Tender Free Range Pork w Apple Compote, Crackling, Scalloped Potatoes, Honey Roasted Carrots, Fresh Garden Peas and Gravy xxx Sticky Date Pudding w Caramel Sauce and Whipped Cream


Wine by the Glass


Beach House Riesling $12 Hawkes Bay         

Beach House Rose $12

Hawkes Bay              

Clearview Estate Pinot Gris $12

Hawkes Bay       

Beach House Chardonnay $12 Hawkes Bay   

Astrolabe Sauvignon Blanc$12 Marlborough

Vigna Nuova Prosecco $12 Italy                


Gibbston Valley Pinot Noir $14 Central Otago    

Okurukuru Pinotage $14 Taranaki

Casa Giorno Montepulciano $14 Italy 

Wines By the Bottle

 NV   Vigna Nuova Prosecco  $50

 Volpago Del Motello, Italy 

NV   Okurukuru Sparkling Wine $60       Marlborough, NZ

NV   Veuve Clicquot Champagne $130

  Reims, France

2016  Okurukuru Sauvignon Blanc $50

Marlborough, NZ

2016  Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc $65

 Marlborough, NZ

2016    Beach House Chardonnay $50

Hawkes Bay, NZ

2015    Dog Point Chardonnay $65

Marlborough, NZ

2013    Craggy Range Chardnnay $70

 Hawkes Bay, NZ

 2018    Clearview Estate Pinot Gris $50

 Hawkes Bay, NZ

2018    Beach House Beach Gravels Riesling$50

Hawkes Bay, NZ

2017    Beach House Rose $50 Hawkes Bay, NZ

wines by the bottle

 2014    Okurukuru Pinotage $55

Taranaki, NZ

2017    Gibbson Valley Gold River Pinot Noir $65

Central Otago, NZ

2015    Dog Point Pinot Noir $80       Marlborough, NZ

2016    Ata Rangi Crimson Pinot Noir $80   Martinborough, NZ

2017    Casa Giorno Montepulciano $50

 Abruzzo, Italy

2014    Beach House Montepulciano $50

 Hawkes Bay, NZ

2015    Contessa Vigna Corvino Montepulciano $55

Abruzzo, Italy

2015    Frescobaldi Remole $55

Toscana, Italy

2016 Beach House Syrah                               $60

Hawkes Bay,NZ

2016    Craggy Range Gimblett Gravels Syrah $70

Hawkes Bay, NZ

2015    Craggy Range Gimblett Gravels Merlot$70

Hawkes Bay, NZ

Beers       330-355ml


Steinlager Light 2.5%   $8

Export Citrus 2%  $8

Tui 4%   $8

Corona Extra 4.5%  $8

Heineken 5%  $8

Steinlager Pure 5%  $8

Somersby Apple Cider 4.5%                              $9

Somersby Black Berry Cider 4.5%                    $9

Sotts Gluten Free Pale Ale 4.5%                       $12

Panhead Port Road Pilsner 5.2%                       $12

Panhead Supercharger 5.7%                             $12

Panhead Blacktop Oat Stout 5.5%                    $12

Three Sisters Rain in the Face APA 5.6%           $12

Three Sisters Oakura Blond Pale Ale 5.8%        $12


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 Weddings at The Vineyard Bistro

 Firstly we would like to congratulate you on your Engagement, and being one of the lucky couples to have found true love.  We would love to help with your first step in becoming husband and wife; we’d also like to thank you for considering us as the venue for your special day.  
Please take your time in perusing our wedding package, they are designed to make your wedding day memorable and to incorporate all that you and your guests desire.  We endeavour to be as flexible as possible, so should you have any special requests, please let us know and we will be happy to make any dream become your reality. With your choice of several beautiful ceremony options within our picturesque gardens and stunning secluded location, we know that your wedding at our Bistro will be the most memorable day of your lives.

Why have your wedding here?

We won the prestigious Taranaki Wedding Awards for Best Venue in 2018 .

We have the most stunning Coastal scenery for your Ceremony and Photos.

We are an all inclusive venue meaning we provide all Tables, Chairs, Linen, Cutlery,

We have a dedicated wedding advisor to help plan your day and

offer recommendation of our most trusted vendors.

Walk in, Get Married have a fantastic time and we do the rest   You don’t need to worry about anything, we got it covered

Okurukuru is easily located at 738 Surf Highway 45, Omata. Okurukuru’s stunning location is only 15 minutes south of New Plymouth – just off the main highway between New Plymouth and Oakura. If you have any questions at any stage, please email - or call us on +64 6 751 0787.

Reception Venue 

The Barrel Room:
The Barrel room can comfortably accommodate your wedding with up to 150 guests also offers natural lighting and includes your own private lawn overlooking the Tasman Sea. The Barrel room is a blank canvas that you can match to any theme or style you require. It gives you much more freedom with decoration and has a slightly cosier feel.

The Barrel Room Includes The Set up and Pack down of the room Tables and Chairs Tables cloths and linen napkins Plates, Cutlery and Glassware The use of Okurukuru grounds for your ceremony and photos Clothed registry table and chairs Chairs for Ceremony area Use of our PA system for speeches during your reception. Bridal basket filled with your selection of beverages and canapés Water station set outside and inside for guest access

We can provide you with exclusivity to the venue from 10.00am on the day of the wedding You can book a wedding rehearsal in the week prior to the wedding Arrange to have decorations and the cake delivered on the day prior to the wedding We can also supply you with a recommendation list of local professionals if required We can be your onsite liaison between all the professional service providers Co-ordinate for your reception (bridal entrance, speeches and toasts, cutting the cake etc) Our dedicated wedding advisors help with all planning and liaison with vendors.


Call (06) 7510787