The Exchange Brasserie & Bar

The Scenic Hotel Te Pania's Exchange Bar and Brasserie is located on ground level, enclosed by large glass windows that allow you to look out to the bay and the passerbys on Marine Parade. In summer the Brasserie is extended to the outside area so guests and locals alike can enjoy alfresco dining and enjoy the balmy Hawke's Bay weather and relaxed atmosphere.

Opening hours

Open for breakfast from 6:30am-10am daily. Dinner is from 5pm until 9pm daily. Insomniac menu available from 9pm-6:30am.

Celebrating the region around us

Napier and the Hawke's Bay region is one of New Zealand’s richest food and wine producing areas. The Exchange Brasserie and Bar celebrates this by featuring local, seasonal produce on its menu and offering a wide range of Hawkes Bay choices on its wine list.


Dinner Menu

5pm-9pm daily

Small Plates

Breads and Dips — $11.00
Toasted ciabatta served with homemade hummus, Telegraph Hill olive oil (DF, VG)

Seasonal Vegetable Soup — $17.00
Created daily served with toasted ciabatta

Bostock Chicken Tenderloin — $19.00
Tequila glazed and grilled, served with red cabbage slaw, lime dipping sauce (GF,DF)

Salt and Pepper Squid — $19.00
Edamame hummus, chickpea salsa (GF, DF)

Garlic Prawn Cutlets — $23.00
Char-grilled pineapple, golden potato, prosciutto (GF, DF)

Chickpea, Corn and Zucchini Fritters — $18.00
Baby leaves and eggplant dip (VG)

Seafood Chowder — $20.00
Premium selection of shellfish and fish with fresh herbs, served with toasted ciabatta

Big Plates

Roasted Bostock Chicken Breast — $38.00
Roasted root vegetables, shallots, chicken jus (GF)

Roasted Mushroom Ravioli — $27.00
Puttanesca sauce, roquette, Telegraph Hill olive oil (DF, VG)

Canterbury 21-day Aged Eye Fillet — $43.00
180g served with roasted kumara, red onion jam, confit garlic, rosemary butter, beef jus (GF)

Hawke’s Bay Pilsner Battered Fish — $28.00
Crunchy steak fries, salad greens, homemade tartare sauce

Mushroom, Walnut and Feta Pansotti — $27.00
Dill Beurre Blanc, Grana Padano, finished with porcini dust (V)

Braised Ovation Lamb Hind Shank — $40.00
wholegrain mustard mash, burnt leek, baby carrot, lamb sauce (GF)

Market Fish — $38.00
Our team will inform you of our chefs’ daily creation

Side Plates — $9.00

Cauliflower gratin, truffle béchamel, parmesan, toasted panko crumbs (V)

Crunchy steak fries, aioli, tomato sauce (V)

Steamed broccoli, homemade Dukkah, Telegraph Hill olive oil (GF, DF, VG)

Salad greens, apple tea & lemon dressing, crispy shallots (GF, DF, V)

Sweet Plates — $14.00

Black Doris Clafoutis
Kapiti plum and crème fraiche ice cream (V)

Coconut Panna Cotta
Raspberry coulis, spiced blueberry compote (GF, DF, VG)

Traditional Bread and Butter Pudding
Crème Anglaise, Rush Munro malted milk ice cream (V)

Dutch cocoa, chocolate pearls, espresso gel (V)

Apple and Blackberry Crumble
Crème Anglaise, Rush Munro vanilla bean ice cream (V)

Cheese Plate — $24.00
Hawke’s Bay’s very own award-winning cheeses, served with dried fruit, grape, toasted nuts, fruit paste and crackers (GF crackers available)

(V) Vegetarian (VG) Vegan (GF) Gluten Free (DF) Dairy Free (N) Contains Nuts

Our chefs endeavor to tailor meals to each specific dietary requirement but please be aware that nuts, gluten and other allergens are present in our kitchen.


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Need help with reservations?

Enquiries 0800 NZ OWNED (69 69 63)

International +64 3 357 1919

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