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The Boathouse Café is open to all for relaxed waterfront dining each Wednesday, Thursday and Friday  from 10am, taking orders through to 2.30pm.  Friday evenings see the doors remain open with bar snacks and drinks available while the kitchen closes while the chefs prep for a busy evening service.  Meal orders are taken from 5pm until 8pm for an evening of casual dining before live music kicks off.

Please phone us on 03 5487646 to make a booking for the lunchtime service.

Bookings are not available on a Friday evening.

Lunch at The Boathouse

The Boathouse Chowder- $16

In creamy stock, loaded with fresh and smoked fish, shellfish

Served with sourdough bread


Lemon Pepper Calamari – $21

Served on a bed of mesculun salad with kwonzo dipping sauce

and seasonal vegetables (GF, V)


Roast Vegetable and Chickpea Croquettes $18

Served with mesculun salad, roast beetroot and balsamic vinaigrette (GF, V)


Mussel and Kumara Pie-$19

Served with roast vegetables and steamed vegetables


Fish and Chips-$24

Local catch of the day deep fried in Captain Cooker beer batter

Served with chunky cut fries and green salad


Roast of the Day – $25

Served with roast vegetables (GF)

Half size portion – $15


Boathouse Burgers- $23

Your choice of beef or vegetarian. Served with chunky cut fries and aioli



Chunky Cut Fries with aioli (GF) $8

Garlic bread $7

Roast vegetables (GF) $10

Side Salad $7

We care about you! We do our very best to provide allergen sensitive food.

Please let us know if you have special dietary requirements


Friday evenings see the blackboard menu brought out. Favourites such as Grilled Rib-Eye Steak and Crispy Calamari are listed alongside weekly specials. Order at the bar and seat yourself near the beautiful view or close to the stage.

At 8pm the kitchen closes and live music takes centre stage.

 All Welcome (door charge for gigs from 8pm may apply)

Please note bookings are not taken for the Friday Evening Cafe

Desserts are lovingly baked in-house, see our specials board 

The Boathouse is a kid-friendly venue. We have a children’s menu that changes regularly and offers wholesome meals as well as those kid favoured treats.  We have a family room with television, toys and comfy couches for the younger guests to chill out in or play while the adults relax. 

For functions we have a range of catering options that we’d love to discuss with you. 

Gift Vouchers Available