Tinakori Bistro

Tinakori Bistro offers French-inspired New Zealand cuisine, made using local ingredients, and served in a classic bistro setting.

Bookings: Book through our website


Events - August 1 - 31

Blend Me A Pinot

Join Gladstone Vineyard winemaker Craig Fryett as he guides you through tasting different components of 2018 Pinot Noir. Then, learn how to blend your own glass of wine to your own taste and enjoy with a three-course menu from the team at Tinakori Bistro, while chatting with Craig.

  • DFDairy Free_possible
  • GFGluten Free_possible
  • NFNut Free_possible
  • VVegetarian_possible


Various times throughout August

Aug 03, 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Price: $120

Event enquiries: asherboote@gmail.com

Masquerade Cocktail Party

Be yourself or be someone else for a night. Upstairs at Tinakori Bistro you’ll find another world filled with mysterious cocktails, luxurious and decadent food along with wild entertainment curated by Hugo Grrrl. Dress up and expect the unexpected. Join in for a night of classic cocktails, Escoffier era canapes and truly unique entertainment.
Photo Credit Becki Moss: Photographer, Violet Tendencies: Make-Up Artist, Hugo Grrrl: Model

    *Cannot cater to dietary requirements


Various times throughout August

Aug 10, 8:00pm - Late

Price: $85

Event enquiries: asherboote@gmail.com

Dine - August 1 - 16

Festival Dish

Kingsmead Tinui blue and Sunset blue cheese souffle with Kaitoke blueberry sorbet.

  • NFNut Free
  • VVegetarian

Price: $17

Availability: Lunch & Dinner

Fixed Menu

Courses Outline:
Cameron Family Farms salt baked beetroot and walnut salad with Zany Zeus ricotta (rouge)
Blanquette of Eastbourne Village Meats pork, Parkvale Mushrooms and Zany Zeus crème fraîche (blanc)
Festival Dish: Kingsmeade Tinui Blue and Sunset Blue cheese souffle with Kaitoke blueberry sorbet (bleu)

  • VVegetarian_possible

Price for three courses: $60

Burger - August 17 - 31

Ooh Là Là

Pan-fried New Zealand wagyu beef patty topped with Kingsmeade Brie, duck liver parfait and truffle mayo in a housemade bun, with beef dripping fries seasoned, with foraged porcini salt and cheese dipping sauce. Matched with Garage Project Golden Path - Juicy Session Hazy IPA.

  • NFNut Free

Garage Project Beer Match: Golden Path - Juicy Session Hazy IPA

Price: $28 / with Garage Project beer $39