Maha Menu

The Maha Menu changes regularly depending on seasonal produce and the Chefs inspiration

Open 11am-9pm Tuesday-Saturday, (closed Sunday and Monday)

New-Chinese style pork spare ribs with spiced hoisin, five spices and honey, served with Kumara and local vegetables 35

New- MĀHA style fish and chips. Crumbed fish with fried potatos, Japanese tomato and sesame salad, 7 spices and soy mayo and Home made tomato salsa 30

New for Feb lunch- special $17-21 donburi (rice bowl dish) as well as usual menu

Sample Menu


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Sashimi selection with grated fresh FromWasabi and soy sauce from 18

Local tomato and mint carpaccio with home made Bella Vacca milk curd, Rawhiti Manuka Honi Yacon syrup and
local olive oil 19

Pan fried fresh squid in olive oil with house marinated olive, parsley, and lemon 19

Smoked beef and pear salad with Vietnamese mint, spring onion, goji, and edamame, citrus, and soy dressing 21

Sautéed king prawns with smoked chilli, tomato and coriander, fresh water cress, roasted corn broth, salmon caviar 24

Edamame, avocado, pickled bamboo shoot and wakame salad with ponzu 20


Kerikeri restaurant

Sautéed Pork mince with oyster sauce, chilli, kimchi, soft egg, fresh udon and broth 27

Korean style BBQ chicken with sautéed corn, butter and pickled mustard greens, soft egg, fresh udon and broth 34

Pure Buckwheat soba, marinated vegetables and nori, organic miso broth 27

Chawanmushi – steamed egg custard with grilled eel, porcini mushroom and salmon caviar 20


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Hibachi grilled fish with wakame and cucumber salad, kumara and miso purée, sesame dressing 38

Chargrilled Wakanui grain fed beef entrecôte, confit potato, roasted
Chinese mushroom, local greens 40

Plate of seven stars – 7 different vegetables presented 7 different ways, served with freshly steamed Japanese rice (A monk’s tradition) 32

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Grilled rack of pork, fresh pineapple kimchee purée, pickled vegetables and watercress salad 37


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One dimension chocolate: chocolate and hazelnut brownie, thin slice chocolate cake, cocoa ganita and dark chocolate sauce 14

Mango nougat wrapped in rice flour pancake, elder flower and coconut sauce, sesame ash 14

Steamed coconut, ginger and egg white flan with ozymanthus tea scented fresh pear 14

Affogato – choice of our pour over coffee, ice cream, and a goblet of
Frangelico 14

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