Ocean View Restaurant & Bar

Enhancing life around great food

The Ocean View Restaurant and Bar, located at Scenic Hotel Punakaiki, offers visitors a premium dining experience in one of New Zealand’s most beautiful locations. Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, our chef’s prepare delicious dishes using premium New Zealand ingredients. Watch the sunset over the Tasman Sea and enjoy the epic views of the Punakaiki Beach and Coastline from your table.

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Seasonal dishes to tantalise the tastebuds

Home Grown Specials

This season’s Home Grown Dishes have been created by our talented chef Michael Farrell. Michael has honed his skills with Scenic Hotel Group for 15 years and loves show-casing the bounty of Hawkes Bay produce at Scenic Hotel Te Pania.

Pumpkin Risotto – $32.00
Main | Vegan (garlic & onion free, dairy free)
Rich pumpkin risotto with Angel Food dairy free feta and baby spinach. Topped with maple smoked almonds, vegetable crisps, and local olive oil.

Arataki Honey Ice cream Meringue Cake – $16.00
Layers of delicious meringue and Arataki Honey ice cream. Served with pumpkin compote and a lemon, ginger and honey gel.

Dishes are available as part of our restaurants’ a la carte dinner menu.

Find out more about Home Grown

Make a Booking | Contact Us

The Ocean View Restaurant and Bar is located in Scenic Hotel Punakaiki via the stairs from beach side or from the rear of reception (for a stair free option). Locals and visitors to Punakaiki are welcome to dine at the restaurant – avoid disappointment by making a booking in advance.

Opening hours: Open 7 days a week for Breakfast (7am – 10am), Lunch (11am – 3pm), and Dinner (6pm – 9pm)