Tinakori Bistro in Wellington City Menu

  • Freshly Baked Bread $6.00
    • Our Freshly Baked Bread is made from a Sour Dough Bug that has been lovingly named, "Murphy" (V)
  • Moyashi Pickled Bean Sprouts $5.00
    • Bean sprouts are called Moyashi in Japanese.This is a simple, fresh way to start your meal.(V)
  • Spicy Beef Tartar with Black Sesame Sponge, Truffle Nashi Pear $16.00
    • This tree's edible fruit is known by many names, including Asian pear, Chinese pear, Korean pear, Japanese pear, Taiwanese pear, and sand pear.(GF)
  • Today's Miso Soup Market Price
    • Miso soup is a traditional Japanese soup consisting of a stock called "dashi" into which softened miso paste is mixed.
  • Crispy Five Spice Duck Salad with Sesame Dressing $16.00
    • Five-spice powder is a spice mixture of five spices, used primarily in Chinese cuisine but also used in other Asian and Arabic cookery.
  • Chicken Liver Parfait & UmeShu Jelly, Grilled Focaccia $10.00
    • Umeshu is a Japanese liqueur made from steeping ume fruits in alcohol and sugar (GF)
  • Beetroot Tartare with Feta, Sweet Rice Vinegar on Beetroot Sponge $13.00
    • Rice vinegar is a vinegar made from fermented rice or rice wine in China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.(GF V)
  • Grilled Octopus with Ink Mayo, Pickled Red Onion, Mizuna & Roast Tomatoes $15.00
    • Modern use of cephalopod ink is generally limited to cooking, where it is used as a food colouring and flavouring, for example in pasta and sauces (GF)
  • Prawn Salad with Cucumber, Coriander, Mint, Mizuna & Roasted Tomatoes $16.00
    • The taste of mizuna has been described as a "piquant, mild peppery flavour...slightly spicy, but less so than arugula (GF)
  • Freshly Baked Garlic Bread $6.00
    • Our Freshly Baked Bread is made from a Sour Dough Bug that has been lovingly named, "Murphy" (V)
  • Fish of the Day M.Price
    • Our Fish of the Day is hand selected by Chef Aaron Stott in conjunction with Moana Fisheries, who we exclusively use and trust in providing us with fresh and local fish and seafood products.(GF)
  • Manuka and Green Tea Smoked Duck Breast with Marinated Eggplant & Ginger Jus $35.00
  • Roast Lamb Rack $32.00
    • with Black Sesame Crust, Celery, Daikon with Black Garlic Sauce.Black garlic is a type of caramelised garlic first used as a food ingredient in Asian cuisine.(GF)
  • Tofu Hot Pot with Mushrooms, Sushi Rice, Cooked in Soy Ginger Broth $25.00
    • Hot pot refers to several East Asian varieties of stew, consisting of a simmering metal pot of stock at the centre of the dining table. While the hot pot is kept simmering, ingredients are placed into the pot and are cooked at the table. (V)
  • Korean Fried Chicken with Dragon Sauce & Steamed Sesame Cabbage $28.00
  • Grilled Marinated Pork Chop with Apple Kimchi, Crispy Bacon & Amazu Sauce (GF) $27.00
  • Grilled Strip Loin with Smoked Mushrooms & Truffle Miso (GF) $35.00
  • Soba Noodles with Truffle Soy $7.00
    • Soba is the Japanese name for buckwheat. It usually refers to thin noodles made from buckwheat flour, or buckwheat and wheat flours.(V)
  • Honey Soy Glazed Carrots $5

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Tinakori Bistro


328 Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand



Opened hours

Monday: Closed, Tuesday: 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Wednesday: 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Thursday: 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Friday: 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Saturday: 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Sunday: 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM








Gluten Free , New Zealand , Vegetarian , Cafe Food , European , French


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328 Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand

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