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Bar - Terrace - Kitchen

Welcome to Pilkingtons

Pilkingtons – Located in the heart of the bustling Auckland CBD. Surrounded by flora and fauna – Pilkingtons is an award winning space to eat, drink and enjoy.

Being awarded a place in Metro’s Top 50 Restaurants 2015, national finalists in the Hospitality NZ Awards for Best Beverage List, Best Dish Over $25 and Best New/Redeveloped Bar or Restaurant - the hand-tooled joinery pieces sit alongside bespoke fabrics, natural stones and an abundance of greenery, creating a sophisticated atmosphere of celebration designed by award-winning Nat Cheshire. From the carved wooden bar to the tropical upholstery, ornate red ceiling and hand-blown glass light fittings – Pilkingtons literally is an oasis in the middle of Auckland’s inner city.

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Warm olives - 10

truffle oil, wakame dashii - 6

Jamon & manchego croquettes
creme fraiche, salted egg - 17

Fried calamari
buttermilk, gremolata - 18

grilled asparagus, parmesan custard, bottarga - 20

Kataifi fried king prawns
whipped brown butter hollandaise - 18

Cheese plate
lavoush, gingerbread, flaxseed wafer - 22

Charcuterie plate
green pepper butter, house pickles - 38



Classic caesar salad
soft egg, spanish white anchovy – 21

Tuna tartare
creme fraiche, cucumber, yuzu, coriander – 23

Venison carpaccio
bone marrow on toast, pumpkin, miso – 24

Arugula risotto
straciatella, spring vegetables, pecorino - 26

Hot smoked salmon
hen's egg, brown butter hollandaise - 27


Sauteed potato gnocchi
golden beet, almond, tallegio, parmesan – 34

Beef eye fillet
spring alliums, creme fraiche, mustard, parmesan – 42

Confit duck leg
prunes cooked in plum juice, parsnip, black walnut – 38

Long line snapper
carrot puree, serrano ham, date, marcona - 38



miso mayonnaise – 10

Green goddess salad - 10

French beans
sesame, furikake – 9

Tomato salad
pomegranate – 12




Bacon & egg bap
bacon jam, plum ketchup – 12.50

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.


Hot chocolate mousse chocolate cake, vanilla ice cream — 16

Cheese plate
lavoush, gingerbread, flaxeed wafer — 22

Pedro ximenez creme brulee marzipan ice cream — 16

Strawberry rosewater, white chocolate — 16

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 9:00am – late
Saturday 12:00pm – late

For group bookings of 20+ please contact Vanessa Lomax 021 77 1481


Bookings are essential.
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