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The Waiatoto Room, Frontier Café & Bar and the Arawhata Bar

The Frontier Café & Bar offers a 'country pub' style. Talk to the locals and enjoy the atmosphere, as you refuel or unwind during your stay in Haast.

Opening Hours

Start the day with buffet breakfast in The Waiatoto Room (also open seasonally for dinner) open from 7am, call in to the Frontier Café & Bar for lunch and evening dining open from 11am till later for a meal or a few drinks and game of pool. The Arawhata Bar is open seasonally in conjunction with The Waiatoto Room which offers a cozy escape to while away the evening.

Rugged West Coast cuisine

The West Coast has its share of tasty treats from the surrounding rugged natural environment, from game meats to the famous West Coast whitebait. With either buffet dining (seasonal) from our carvery in the Waiatoto Room to our casual café and hearty pub style fare in the Frontier Café & Bar we will ensure that you leave happy and contented.


Dinner Menu

Lite Meals

Garlic Bread — $8.00

Soup of the Day — $10.00
Served with toasted cheese roll (V, GF available)

Seafood Chowder — $18.00
Served with warm crusty bread roll (GF)

Okuru Whitebait Teaser — $18.50
Traditional whitebait patty served on a slice of buttered bread

Salt & Pepper Calamari — $19.00
Served with roasted garlic aioli and lemon slice

Mussels — $25.00
Marlborough mussels cooked in a creamy white wine sauce served with crusty garlic bread

Chicken Schnitzel — $23.00
Crumbed chicken breast, salad mix, and spicy apricot sauce, served with fries

Frontier Burger — $22.00
180g aged beef patty, mushroom, cheese, fried egg, and red onion marmalade. Served with fries

Aotearoa Chicken Burger — $20.00
Crumbed chicken, cheese, mushroom and spicy apricot sauce. Served with fries

Coaster's Grub

Fish of the Day — $28.00
Beer battered Market Fish of the day served with seasonal salad and fries (DF)

Venison Pie — $28.00
Hot pot venison and mushroom in a red wine sauce served with creamy potato mash and salad

Haast Whitebait Salad — $35.00
Local Haast whitebait patties served with seasonal salad and fries (GF)

Bangers & Mash — $24.00
Pork sausages served with mash potato, peas, red onion marmalade and gravy

Lamb Shank (1 Shank) — $24.00
Slow cooked until tender, served traditionally with potato mash, vegetables and mint gravy (GF)

Lamb Shank (2 Shanks) — $32.00
Slow cooked until tender, served traditionally with potato mash, vegetables and mint gravy (GF)

Chicken Breast — $28.00
Stuffed with spinach, feta and sage, on top of potato gratin with creamy mushroom sauce (GF)

Salmon — $33.00
Grilled salmon served on top kumara rosti with a coriander and hollandaise sauce (GF)

Beef Rib-Eye — $35.00
250g rib-eye with battered onion rings, garlic butter or mushroom sauce, with fries and salad (GF, DF)


Warm Vegetable Salad — $18.00
Roast pumpkin, parsnip, kumara, carrot, potatoes,feta cheese & toasted seeds (GF)

Falafel Burger — $20.00
Vegetarian patty, corn relish, mesclun, tomato, beetroot & red onion Marmalade

Vegetarian Penne Pasta — $23.00
Sun dried tomatoes, olives, spinach, Parmesan cheese & a lemon dressing


Pavlova — $12.50
Traditional Kiwi pavlova with a mixed berry coulis and whipped cream (GF)

Cheesecake of the Day — $12.50
Homemade cheesecake and vanilla ice cream

Orange & Almond Cake — $12.50
Homemade orange and almond cake with vanilla ice cream

(GF) Gluten Free (DF) Dairy Free (V) Vegetarian


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