The Rivers Restaurant and Bar in Gisborne Menu

STARTERS & SNACKS STARTERS & SNACKS
  • Garlic Toasted Ciabatta $6.00
  • Garlic & Cheese Toasted Ciabatta $7.00 add Bacon $8.00
  • Bread Basket (2-3 people) $13.00
    • Selection of bread, served warm with parsley butter, virgin olive oil and balsamic reduction.
  • Cobb Loaf (1-3 people) $15.00
    • Remember the 70’s . . . creamy bacon, spinach and cheese dip inside a warm cobb loaf.
  • Bowl of Fries $7.00
    • With aioli & tomato sauce.
  • Bowl of Kumara Chips $7.00
    • Served with aioli & garlic butter.
  • Drunken Onion Rings (6 rings / 12 rings) $6.00 / $12.00
    • With our special crisp Guinness batter, served with aioli.
  • Wedges $8.50
    • Seasoned and served with sour cream.
  • Wedges Works $13.50 half size $9.00
    • Served with tasty plum sauce, melted cheese, bacon, guacamole, salsa & sour cream.
  • Nachos $13.50 half size $10.50
    • Served with our own Mexican mince, melted cheese, guacamole, salsa & sour cream.
  • The Rivers “Crate” (2-3 people) $26.00
    • The perfect snack with your favourite drink. 6 each of the following: Drunken onion rings, popcorn shrimp, panko crumbed fish goujons, 100% meatballs. Served with a selection of dipping sauces.
  • Prawn Cocktail $13.00
    • Large tiger prawns on shredded lettuce with our own special dressing.
  • Pub Wings (8 wings / 12 wings) $10.50 / $16.00
    • Tasty glazed buffalo wings served with blue cheese and ranch dip.
SOUP, BURGERS & SANDWICHES SOUP, BURGERS & SANDWICHES
  • Rivers Seafood Chowder $16.00
    • Thick, and filled with coastal seafood served with garlic ciabatta.
  • Soup of the day $11.00
    • Served with garlic ciabatta. Please see Specials Board for today’s brew.
  • The Rivers Burger $15.50
    • Prime beef patty, bacon, cheese & salad greens, served on freshly toasted bun served with chunky fries.
  • Rivers Steak Sandwich $15.50
    • Generous portion of prime scotch fillet caught between our freshly toasted ciabatta, garden salad, caramelised onion, tasty dressing served with chunky fries.
  • Rivers Chicken Sandwich $15.50
    • Generous portion tender chicken breast caught between our freshly toasted ciabatta, garden salad, guacamole, tasty dressing served with chunky fries.
  • R.B.L.A.T. $15.50
    • Rivers bacon, lettuce, avocado & tomato, on toasted ciabatta, salad & aioli and guacamole.
LIGHT MEALS LIGHT MEALS
  • Rivers Homemade Quiche $15.00
    • Served with salad and fries (check Specials Board for today’s bake).
  • Minute Steak $18.00
    • Served with your choice of 2 of the following sides: Chunky fries / Mash / Garden salad / Fresh sautéed vegetables. Top it off with your choice of: Garlic butter / Pepper / Mushroom sauce
  • Vegetarian Fritters $13.00
    • Mixture of fresh vegetables bound together into patties, and served on a fresh salad.
  • Fresh Button Mushrooms $13.00
    • Crumbed and baked, served on a garden salad drizzled with aioli.
SALADS SALADS
  • Prawn Salad $20.00
    • Large shelled tiger prawns nestled with avocado, garden salad and our special dressing.
  • Chicken Caesar Salad $18.00
    • Sliced chicken breast served on lettuce, parmesan shavings & boiled eggs.
  • Greek Salad $14.00
    • Iceberg Lettuce, feta cheese, kalamata olives, red onions, tomatoes, cucumbers with our balsamic vinaigrette.
  • Warm Chicken & Bacon Salad $20.00
    • Chicken breast, bacon, spinach and apple settled on a garden salad with aioli.
  • Warm Scallop, Prawn & Bacon Salad $20.00
    • Seared scallops and prawns seared with bacon settled on fresh garden salad topped with aioli.
  • Warm Beef, Blue Cheese and Walnut Salad $20.00
    • Seared beef tossed through a crisp salad with blue cheese, walnuts and roasted beetroot.
FRESH MARKET FISH FRESH MARKET FISH
  • Fresh Market Fish $28.00
    • Check what today’s catch is . . . and have it: Pan Fried / Crumbed / Beer Battered. Served with your choice of two sides: Chunky Fries / Garden Salad / Scallop Potato / Sautéed Vegetables / Creamy Mash Potato. Check the Specials Board for today’s special catch.
MAINS MAINS
  • Rivers Famous, Guinness Pie $17.00
    • Served with creamy mash potato . . . peas and gravy, what can you say.
  • Rivers Mixed Grill $22.00
    • Minute steak, jumbo sausage, bacon, hash brown, 2 eggs, grilled tomato topped with mushrooms and onions.
  • Garlic King Prawns $24.00
    • A Rivers special . . . king prawns gently sautéed in a creamy garlic sauce with rice.
  • Rivers Pasta $18.00
    • Chicken, bacon and mushrooms combined in a creamy white wine sauce with parmesan cheese.
  • Chicken Calypso $20.00
    • Tender chicken breast coated in golden crumbs, baked, topped with a tangy mango sauce, fries and salad.
  • Bangers & Mash $17.00
    • Chunky sausages on creamy mash, peas and onion gravy.
  • Lamb Rump $30.00
    • Baked honey glazed lamb rump served on kumara mash with garden vegetables and a port and red currant reduction.
PRIME STEAK PRIME STEAK
  • Scotch Fillet $28.00
    • Served with your choice of two sides: Chunky Fries / Scalloped Potato / Garden Salad / Fresh Sautéed Vegetables / Creamy Mash. Top it off with your choice of: Mushroom Sauce / Garlic Butter / Green Pepper Sauce (sauces available with all steaks)
  • 450 gram T-Bone $33.00
    • Served with sautéed mushrooms and onions, chunky fries and a garden salad.
  • Surf ‘n’ Turf $33.00
    • Oldie but a Goodie, scotch fillet steak topped with our creamy garlic prawns served with a garden salad & fries.
  • Sizzling 400g Sirloin $33.00
    • Bought to you on a sizzling platter, topped with Guinness battered onion rings, served with salad and fries and a tub of garlic butter.
SOMETHING A LITTLE EXTRA SOMETHING A LITTLE EXTRA
  • Drunken Onion Rings (6) $6.00
  • Side of Chips $4.00
  • Chunky Fries $3.50
  • Wedges & Sour Cream $4.50
  • Fried Egg $1.50
  • Sautéed Veges $5.00
  • Sautéed Mushrooms $5.50
  • Garden Salad $4.50
  • Scallop Potato $4.50
  • Creamy Mash Potato $4.00
  • Sour Cream, Guacamole, Aioli, Tomato Sauce $1.50
PLATTERS PLATTERS
  • Deep Fried Goodness Platter $20.00
    • Wontons, spring rolls, samosas, chicken tenders, meatballs, served up with crispy wedges and dipping sauces.
  • Seafood Platter $22.00
    • Deep fried selection of fresh fish goujons, battered mussels, crab sticks, squid rings, prawn cutlets, scallops and salt ‘n’ pepper squid, served up with chunky fries and dipping sauces.
  • The Rivers Platter (2 people) $36.00
    • Seared chorizo sausage, deli meats, chicken kebabs, local cheeses, crumbed mushrooms, olives, pickles, relish, crackers, and selection of bread.
  • The Delight $40.00
    • A selection of hot and cold seafood: Panko crumbed fish goujons, whole tiger prawns, smoked salmon, marinated fish, mussels, scallop and prawn, kebabs, baked salmon fillet, clams (due to availability some items may change).
  • Rivers Cheese Board $20.00
    • Fragrant blue cheese, reserve camembert, aged cheddar, served with fresh fruit and crackers.
FOR THE CHILDREN FOR THE CHILDREN
  • Rivers Crumbed Chicken Tenders $10.00
    • With fries and small salad.
  • Fresh Fish Crumbed Goujons $10.00
    • With fries and small salad.
  • Lil One’s Hamburger $10.00
    • Bun, cheese, pattie and sauce served with fries.
  • Bang Bang Mash & Peas $10.00
    • Chunky sausage with tomato sauce.
  • Kid’s Pasta $10.00
    • Bacon, chicken and cheese with a creamy base.
  • Rivers Mini Hawaiian Pizza $10.00
    • Served with salad & fries.
  • Mini Hotdogs with chips $10.00
  • Kids Platter (2-3 children) $23.00
    • Garlic bread, chicken tenders, mini hotdogs, crumbed fish, mini pizza, wedges, chips and lashings of sauce.
  • Milkshakes $5.50
    • Chocolate, Vanilla, Banana or Strawberry.
  • Spiders $5.50
    • Coke, Raspberry or Lemonade.
  • Traffic Lights $5.50
    • Orange juice with lemonade base.

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Sausage & Onion $5.80
  • 1/2 Scoop $2.50
  • Extras: Onion, Egg, Cheese, Mushroom $0.90
  • Special $15.00
    • 3 Fish, 1 Sausage, 1 Scoop
  • Steak & Onion $5.80
  • Nuggets $0.80
  • Steak & Egg $5.80
  • Cheesy Garlic Bread $3.00
  • Fish Madras $18.50
    • Delicious medium curry garnished and prepared in coconut ,South Indian style
  • Garlic Naan $3.50
    • Finished with fresh garlic and coriander
  • Tandoori Roti $3.00
    • Whole meal bread, roasted over charcoal
  • Samosa (2 Pcs) $6.00
    • Cumin Seed flavoured home made pastry, stuffed with a mixture of lightly spiced potato and green peas. Served with our renowned Tamarind Chutney
  • Chicken Biryani $16.99
    • Chicken cooked with basmati rice along with yoghurt and blended of spices with Hyderabadi style
  • Lamb Korma $16.50
    • Also known as a dish prepared in saffron. A mild delicious creamy grounded cashew gravy
  • Channa Masala $14.50
    • Chickpeas cooked in a lightly spiced tomato & onion gravy
  • Malai Kofta $14.50
    • Mashed potatoes and lightly spiced cottage cheese balls lightly done until golden brown, in a coconut sauce
  • Hand cut fries aioli and tomato sauce $10.00
  • Bread, olive oil, balsamic smoked butter $12.00
  • Porterhouse steak potato gratin, onion jam and Greek salad $40.00
  • Sesame beef spring rolls horseradish yoghurt & shaved cabbage $12.00
  • Fresh fish turmeric butter, cloudy bay clams, truffled mash, Brioche crumb and lemon wilted spinach $36.00
  • Greek salad $10.00
  • Pork belly parsnip puree, baby carrots and pickled fennel $38.00
  • Snapper ravioli brioche crumb and chardonnay cream $17.00
  • Blueberry Creme Brulee $12.50
  • New Season Asparagus $17.00
    • Soft boiled free range egg, crispy bacon, croutons
  • Three Scoops Homemade Sorbet $12.50
  • - 2 courses $28.00
  • Ora King Salmon $18.00
    • Confit style with goat cheese crumbled, avocado mousse, beetroot coulis
  • Soup of the Day $14.00
  • Affogato $15.00
    • Tea, coffee or hot chocolate, liquer, homemade ice cream
  • Dark Chocolate Bavarois Cake $12.50
  • PINDI CHANA MASALA $10.00
    • chickpeas simmered in a North Indian spicy gravy with cinnamon, cloves, and pomegranate seeds
  • BEEF SAAG $10.00
    • cooked with green herb and spinach puree with lashings of cream
  • CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA $10.00
    • tandoor cooked chicken tikka cooked with a tomato and onion gravy with peppers
  • LAMB VINDALOO $10.00
    • Goan specialty slightly soured with natural vinegar and spices
  • LAMB DO PYAZA $10.00
    • spicy curry with lamb and twice cooked onions and peppers
  • CHICKEN SAAG $10.00
    • cooked with green herb and spinach puree with lashings of cream
  • SOUTH INDIAN STYLE PEPPER BEEF $10.00
    • pieces of beef masala and crushed peppercorns
  • CHICKEN VINDALOO $10.00
    • goan specialty soured with natural vinegar and spices
  • Crumbed Calamari, salad & fries
  • -Pork belly burger & eggs
  • -Garlic Prawn Kebabs, salad & fries
  • -Chicken, fries & salad
  • -Battered pacific oysters, fries & salad
  • -Seafood Chowder & warm bun
  • -Battered mussels, fries & salad
  • -Fish, Fries & eggs
  • Greek yoghurt, lemon & thyme marinated chicken breast with cos leaf salad finished with poached grapes and merlot reduciton $29.50
  • Rare smoked venison serverd with a beetrot and horseradish puree, garnished with a rocket salad $17.00
  • Baked buffalo mozzarella and polenta stack with balsamic infused roasted tomato with basil dizzle $16.00
  • Summer side salad $6.50
  • Creme brulee with chocolate and mascarpone filled brandy snap $14.00
  • Roasted seasonal vegetable $6.50
  • SIDEDuck liver pate and red onion jam with toasted focaccia $14.00
  • Dark chocolate parfair dome with salted peanut butter and caramel popcorn $14.00
  • Bushmere Antipasto Style Sharing Platters $55
  • Home Smoked Lamb Rump $30
    • Red Wine & mushroom braised lentils, kumara gnocchi, watercress & parmesan salad
  • Balsamic Mushrooms $16
  • Feijoa & White Chocolate Cheesecake $14
  • Focaccia & dips $12
  • Local Fresh Fillet of Fish $30
    • Baked herb crust, potato & caper puree, green beans & lemon butter sauce
  • Salt & Pepper Squid $28
    • Asian noodle salad, roasted peanuts & spicy mango lime sauce
  • Waimata Blue Cheese $16
    • With apricot compote, homemade crackers & fig jam
  • Roasted Thyme & Garlic Chicken - Pumpkin, Kumara & Potato Cake, Slow Roast Tomato, Roasting Pan Gravy $21.0
  • Fish 'n' Chips - Crispy Beer Battered Fish, Fries, Salad & Tartare Sauce $28.0 (add 2 eggs $3.0)
  • Tempura Coated Oysters - Garden Salad, Balsamic & Sour Cream, Lemon $20.0: ½ Doz, $29.0: 1 Doz
  • Scotch Fillet Open Sandwich - Toasted Ciabatta, Salad, Brie, Streaky Bacon, Relish, Fries $21.5
  • Scotch Fillet of Beef - Fries & Salad $30.0 (add 2 eggs or mushroom sauce for $3.0)
  • Greek Salad $8.0
  • Wharf Platter - Selection of Cheeses, Seafood, Pickles, Meats, Crackers, Bread $35.0 for two, $60.0 for four
  • Fish of the day $30.0
  • Grilled Ham, Cheese & Tomato $9.00
  • Beef $10.00
  • Squid Lemon Pepper $5.00
  • Vege $4.00
  • Hawaiian Free Range Chicken $14.00
    • with bacon, cheese & pineapple
  • Prawn Delight $15.00
    • Pizza sauce, prawns, spinach, feta, capsicum, olives & mozzarella
  • Fish $4.90
    • Tempura battered
  • Vege Stack $12.00
    • Field mushroom, spinach, tomato & egg with basil pesto
  • Extra sauce - Aoli, Chilli, Tartare, Tomato, Garlic $0.50 cents
  • Onions, tomato, hashbrown , Garlic Roll $4.00 each
  • Bread Or toast & butter $1.50
  • Seafood Chowder $18.00
    • delicious home style seafood chowder served with a fresh baked dinner roll
  • Open Sandwich $18.00
    • Chicken breast or grilled Sirloin on toasted Ciabatta with Fresh Salad Greens & Coleslaw. Topped with Camembert Cheese
  • All Day Breakfast $18.00
    • Bacon, Sausage, Tomato, Hash Brown, 2 Eggs & Toast
  • Uawa Burger $17.00
    • 180 gram Beef Burger or Crumbed Chicken Breast, with Salad, Tomato, Beetroot, Honey Mustard & Tomato Relish, served with Fries
  • Homemade Lasagne $15.00
    • served with chips and fresh salad
  • Fish And Chips $14.50
    • With Salad
  • Chicken Breast $19.50
    • Stuffed With Cream Cheese, Apricots And Spinach And Wrapped In Baconsalad And Fries
  • Pork Steak $19.50
    • Grilled And Served With Apple Sauce And Mashed Potato On Fries
  • Beef Nachos $15.50
    • Corn Chips Topped With Mexican Beef And Beans Sour Cream And Sweet Chilli Sauce
  • Extras $2.50
    • 2 Eggs / Tomatoes / Onions / Mushroom Sauce
  • Burgers - Fish $13.50
    • Battred With Cheese, Tartare Sauce, Salad And Fries
  • Chicken And Bacon Salad $15.50
    • Tossed With Fresh Green Salad And Topped With Aioli Dressing
  • Burgers - Beef $13.50
    • With Bacon, Cheese, Salad And Fries
  • SOHO PLATTER $65.00
    • Soho focaccia fresh & toasted, cheese, slow cooked lamb, mac & cheese balls, hummus, relish, ailoi, olive dukkah, crackers, grape, pickled vegetables
  • WEDGES $10.00
    • Sour cream & sweet chilli sauce
  • SEARED TUNA $16.00
    • Tuna served with pickled cabbage, crispy noodles & sesame aioli
  • MAC & CHEESE BALLS $14.00
    • Macaroni & cheese balls deep fried & served with paprika aioli
  • RIB EYE STEAK $35.50
    • 200gm rib eye steak served with kumara chips, roasted beets, mushrooms, onions, aioli & a crumbed egg
  • LAKSA PRAWNS $15.00
    • Tiger Prawns in laksa sauce with udon noodles
  • VEGETABLE PASTA $20 / $30
    • Olive oil penne pasta with roasted beetroot, onions, wilted greens & feta cheese
  • SOHO CHOWDER $23 / $32
    • Soho seafood chowder favourite, with mussels, shrimps, market fish & served with garlic bread
  • hash browns $4.0
  • Lamb Rump $29.5
    • Marinated in garlic & rosemary resting on a Confit Kumara Rosti w/ buttered spinach, honey glazed carrots & slow roast tomato bathed in a port wine reduction
  • hollandaise $3.0
  • Pancakes $17.5
    • Served w/ bacon, caramelized banana, maple syrup & whipped cream
  • Nicks Grill $22.0
    • Bacon, pork & sage sausages, grilled tomato, creamy mushrooms, hash browns, toasted focaccia & eggs your way
  • tomatoes $4.0
  • Mushroom Sauce $6.0
  • Greek Salad $11.0
  • Black bean sauce chicken Chow Mein $17.00
  • Chicken & Mushroom Chop Suey $17.00
  • Prawn & Veges $16.80
  • Sweet & Sour wonton $12.00
  • Steak & pineapple Goreng $17.00
    • with meats veggies & noodles
  • Nasi Goreng $17.00
    • with meats veggies & rice
  • Prawn Fried Rice $16.50
  • (cooked with egg onion peas bean sprouts)
The Rivers Restaurant and Bar

The Rivers Restaurant and Bar

location

Address

1 Gladstone Road, Gisborne, Gisborne, Gisborne, 4010, New Zealand

phone

Phone

08633733

clock

Opened hours

Monday: 11:00 AM – 9:30 PM, Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 9:30 PM, Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 9:30 PM, Thursday: 11:00 AM – 9:30 PM, Friday: 11:00 AM – 9:30 PM, Saturday: 11:00 AM – 9:30 PM, Sunday: 11:00 AM – 9:30 PM
price range

Price

$10 - $20

type

Type

None

service level

Service

Table Service

cuisine

Cuisine

Bar , British , European , Gluten Free , Irish , New Zealand , Pub Food , Vegetarian

features

Features

Wheelchair accessible ,  Reservations ,  After-hours ,  Breakfast ,  Waitstaff ,  Cheap Eats ,  Television ,  Groups ,  Quick Bites ,  Lunch ,  Bar Scene ,  Seating ,  Highchairs Available ,  Local cuisine ,  Special Occasion Dining ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Full Bar

Location
1 Gladstone Road, Gisborne, Gisborne, Gisborne, 4010, New Zealand