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Bar - Terrace - Kitchen

Welcome to Pilkingtons

Pilkingtons Bar, Terrace and Kitchen is an orangery bursting with vibrant colour and texture.

We are proud to have been awarded a place in Metro’s Top 50 Restaurants 2015, and to be national finalists in the Hospitality NZ Awards for Best Beverage List, Best Dish Over $25 and Best New/Redeveloped Bar or Restaurant.

Hand-tooled joinery pieces sit alongside bespoke fabrics, natural stones and an abundance of greenery creating a sophisticated atmosphere of celebration. We offer modern upmarket European bistro style cuisine at an affordable price with an exquisite range of New Zealand and International Beverages.  A unique garden oasis in Auckland City, Pilkingtons is relaxing, inviting and nothing less than exceptional. 

An all-day venue suitable for after work socialising, corporate functions, cocktail parties, casual lunches, breakfast meetings and celebrations large and small.

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Crispy spiced calamari
sweet & sour chilli sauce - 14.5

Eggplant zhoug
yoghurt, tahini, Lebanese bread - 14

Chilli fried chicken
sesame, charred lemon - 14.5

Beef, pea & shallot croquettes
sauce gribiche - 14

Salted fish doughnuts
onion sauce - 15

Freshly shucked Cloudy Bay Tua Tua - 2.5

Trust the chef tapas board - 58

Cured meat board
pickles, condiments & bread - 42.5

Duck liver pate
Hennessey, sultana, almond, brioche - 34


Fried gnocchi  
preserved lemon curd, sage, pine nuts – 24.5/34

Whiskey cured salmon
buttermilk, green pea, fermented radish – 26

Hens egg
hay baked asparagus, anchovy, mushrooms – 24

Line-caught raw fish
grapefruit pith, coconut, roasted seeds, chlorophyll – 26.5

Cracked grains
hazelnut, asparagus, mushroom, Meyer lemon – 22

Venison carpaccio
wood ear, blueberry, NZ seaweeds – 25

cos lettuce, 62/60 egg, anchovy, buttermilk, bacon – 22


Wagyu beef burger
smoked cheddar, pickled beetroot, runny egg, fries - 26

Roasted market fish
grilled squid, broccoli, chorizo, lemon – 37

Waikato aged beef sirloin
soured red cabbage, marrow butter, fermented garlic, mustard – 39

Lamb rump & neck
ratatouille, sheep's feta, olive – 38

Pork jowl
baked leek, salsa verde, house made ricotta - 35

Hawkes Bay beef eye fillet 
smoked mushroom, pickled onions, nasturtium - 39


Charred broccolini
sesame dressing – 10

Butter roasted kumara
thyme – 9

Green salad 
citrus – 9

Mid-cut fries
aioli - 9


Bacon & egg bap
bacon jam, plum ketchup – 12.50

Avocado & buffalo ricotta tartine
flaxseed, radishes, lemon, kombu, mint - 13

chia fruit jam, cultured cream, whipped cream – 8

Cherry & coconut muesli
fresh fruit, greek yoghurt - 12

Kelp waffle
cured alpine salmon, pickles, crème fraiche – 16

Eggs any style on sourdough available on request

Gluten free bread available

Smoothies - 8.50

Banana Fix 
banana, honey, almond milk 

The Berry Shot
mixed berries, vanilla, yoghurt

Organic Tea — 4.5 Coffee — from 4
Our coffee is fair trade Altura organic. Our tea is fair trade and organic where possible from Tea Total. Soy and Almond Milk is available for an additional $0.50.


buffalo curd, white chocolate, crystalized milk chocolate, basil — 15

Violet crème brulee
roasted nectarine, brown butter almonds — 15

Mandarin parfait
roasted white chocolate, citrus pith, lemon verbena — 15

New Zealand Cheese Board 
flax seed crackers, chutney & fruit — 20 pp

Special Coffees / Hot Chocolates — 13

Pilkingtons Addiction
Kahlua & Cointreau

Nut Job
Amaretto & Frangelico

Irish Cream 
Irish Whisky & Baileys

Navel Grazer 
Cointreau & Kahlua

Love Affair 
Kahlua & Butterscotch

Shortland Delight
Patron XO Café


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Monday to Friday 7:00am – late
Saturday 12:00pm – late

For group bookings of 20+ please contact Irina Frank 09 336 1857


Bookings are essential.
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