There's no better way to celebrate the māori new year than with friends and family around the table. During Matariki Devonport's eateries will be offering a unique and delicious 'matariki dish' to their menu, incorporating local ingredients, edible natives, or using traditional cooking methods.
Vondel: Wild mushroom & kawakawa faux gras with orange wine jello & cashew ricotta $20.00. 8 Victoria Road
Devon on the Wharf: Cardrona lamb, watercress puree, twice cooked kumara, warm corn salsa & jus $36.00 1 Marine Square.
The Patriot: Fillet of Akaroa New Zealand salmon served sizzling on a hot bed of NZ river stones accompanied with roasted kamokamo, cauliflower puree and sauteed NZ scallops. 14 Victoria Road
Hemingways: Citrus poached Matakana pears with double Lewis Road Cream. 2A Rattray Street
Vic Road Kitchen: Seared wild goat loin, braised goat shoulder croquettes, butternut squash, hangi smoked potatoes, horopito jus & watercress.$38.00 57 Victoria Road
Lily Eatery: Snapper, kumara gnocchi, korengo, watercress, fungi $28.00 12 Wynyard Street.
The Waterfront Bar & Grill: Crispy Whitebait with served with Maori potato, Watercress and Sea Kelp, drizzled in a lemon dressing. $24.50 - 1 Victoria Road
The Esplanade Hotel: The Beautiful Boil Up: Pork, Kumara, Potato, Pumpkin, Watercress, Onion and Puha. $27.50 - 1 Victoria Road.
Book your tables directly with each participating restaurant.