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-Fri 11:30am-2.30pm 5.30-Late

Sat-Sun 9am-Late



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


9am-2.30pm &5.30pm-8pm


9am-2.30pm &5pm-7.30pm

Breakfast Menu 9Am-11am


Banana Smoothie $6.50 

Mixed Berry Smoothie $6.50

2 Eggs Your Way on Homemade Sourdough $12

 Pancakes w Bacon, Syrup, Lemon, 

Berry Compote and Cream $16 

Free Range 3 Egg Omelette w Your 

Choice of 3 Condiments: $20

-Tomato, Ham, Cheese, Mushrooms,

Bacon, Spinach, Smoked Salmon

Eggs Benedict w Potato Rosti, Poached Eggs,

 Spinach and Hollandaise $20

 - Sautéed Mushroom

- Streaky Bacon 

- Smoked Salmon 

The Bistro Big Breakfast $20

Sausages, Potato Rosti, Grilled Tomato, Mushrooms, 

Spinach, Bacon, Eggs your way and Sourdough.


- Bacon $6

- Smoked Salmon $6

- Mini Sausages (3) $6

- Potato Rosti $4

- Tomatos $4

- Mushrooms $4

-Toasted Sourdough $2

Lunch Specials 11.30-2.30 pm

Menu Subject to Change

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 

Thai Salad w Greens, Cucumber, Tomato, Capsicum, Carrots, Red Onion, Roasted Peanuts, Thai Dressing and 

Your Choice of Beef Filet, Chicken Breast or King Prawns $22

Open Chicken Sandwich w Shoestring Fries & Aioli $22

Free Range 3 Egg Omelette w Your Choice of 3 Condiments: $19

-Tomato, Ham, Cheese, Mushrooms,

Bacon, Spinach, Smoked Salmon, Red Onion

Fresh Egg Fettuccine w Tender Strips of Coastal Beef Fillet, 

Mushroom Sauce and Parmesan $25

 Sautèed Garlic King Prawns w Tomato, Sourdough and Salad $25

Our Menu 11.30-2.30 5.30-Late

The Bistro Special

3 Courses $55

Polenta Fries w Aioli $12

Homemade Pizza Bread w Garlic, Basil and Mozzarella $12

Starters $16

Sautéed King Prawns w Garlic, Herb, Tomato and Sourdough  

Pan fried Zany Zeus Haloumi & Prosciutto Ham, Tomato Compote 

Dylan’s Famous Seafood Chowder w Fresh Fish, Mussels, Clams, and Prawns  

Cannelloni of Eggplant and Mozzarella with Tomato Compote 

Prime Coastal Beef Cheek w Pomegranate infused 

Puy Lentil and Quinoa Salad 

Mains $33

Pomegranate infused Puy Lentil & Quinoa Salad, Pumpkin Chutney, 

Sautéed Greens, Tomato Jam & Polenta Chips 

Arborio Risotto w Free Range Chicken Ragout, Parmesan 

Pan Fried Gurnard w Seafood Risotto, White Wine Veloute 

Denver Leg of Venison w Honey Roasted 

Vegetables, Jus & Potato Gratin 

Prime Coastal Beef Tenderloin w a Selection of Garden 

Vegetables, Anna potatoes & Jus 

Slowly Braised Free Range Pork Belly w Creamy Potatoes and 

Pickled Red Cabbage, Jus 

Desserts $12

Classic Caramel Slice w Berry Compote and Chantilly Cream 

Monique’s Warm Chocolate Brownie w Vanilla Bean 

Ice Cream and Chantilly Cream 

Sticky Date Pudding w Caramel Sauce Vanilla Bean 

Ice Cream and Chantilly Cream 

Salted Caramel Panna Cotta w Vanilla Bean Ice Cream and Chantilly Cream 

Chilled Forest Berry Compote w Tahitian Lime Sorbet 

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

2018 Astrolabe Sauvignon Blanc $50

Marlborough, NZ

2018  Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc $65

 Marlborough, NZ

2016    Beach House Chardonnay $50

Hawkes Bay, NZ

2015    Dog Point Chardonnay $65

Marlborough, NZ

2017   Craggy Range Chardnnay $70

 Hawkes Bay, NZ

 2019    Clearview Estate Pinot Gris $50

 Hawkes Bay, NZ

2018    Beach House Beach Gravels Riesling$50

Hawkes Bay, NZ

2018    Beach House Rose $50 Hawkes Bay, NZ

wines by the bottle

 2014    Okurukuru Pinotage $55

Taranaki, NZ

2018    Gibbson Valley Gold River Pinot Noir $65

Central Otago, NZ

2016    Dog Point Pinot Noir $80       Marlborough, NZ

2017    Ata Rangi Crimson Pinot Noir $80   Martinborough, NZ

2017    Casa Giorno Montepulciano $50

 Abruzzo, Italy

2014    Beach House Montepulciano $50

 Hawkes Bay, NZ

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

Monteiths Black 5.2% $9

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