The Rivers Restaurant and Bar in Gisborne Menu

Garlic Toasted Ciabatta $6.00
Garlic & Cheese Toasted Ciabatta $7.00 add Bacon $8.00
Bread Basket (2-3 people)
Selection of bread, served warm with parsley butter, virgin olive oil and balsamic reduction.
Cobb Loaf (1-3 people)
Remember the 70’s . . . creamy bacon, spinach and cheese dip inside a warm cobb loaf.
Bowl of Fries
With aioli & tomato sauce.
Bowl of Kumara Chips
Served with aioli & garlic butter.
Drunken Onion Rings (6 rings / 12 rings)
With our special crisp Guinness batter, served with aioli.
$6.00 / $12.00
Seasoned and served with sour cream.
Wedges Works
Served with tasty plum sauce, melted cheese, bacon, guacamole, salsa & sour cream.
$13.50 half size $9.00
Served with our own Mexican mince, melted cheese, guacamole, salsa & sour cream.
$13.50 half size $10.50
The Rivers “Crate” (2-3 people)
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
Large tiger prawns on shredded lettuce with our own special dressing.
Pub Wings (8 wings / 12 wings)
Tasty glazed buffalo wings served with blue cheese and ranch dip.
$10.50 / $16.00
Rivers Seafood Chowder
Thick, and filled with coastal seafood served with garlic ciabatta.
Soup of the day
Served with garlic ciabatta. Please see Specials Board for today’s brew.
The Rivers Burger
Prime beef patty, bacon, cheese & salad greens, served on freshly toasted bun served with chunky fries.
Rivers Steak Sandwich
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
Generous portion tender chicken breast caught between our freshly toasted ciabatta, garden salad, guacamole, tasty dressing served with chunky fries.
Rivers bacon, lettuce, avocado & tomato, on toasted ciabatta, salad & aioli and guacamole.
Rivers Homemade Quiche
Served with salad and fries (check Specials Board for today’s bake).
Minute Steak
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
Mixture of fresh vegetables bound together into patties, and served on a fresh salad.
Fresh Button Mushrooms
Crumbed and baked, served on a garden salad drizzled with aioli.
Prawn Salad
Large shelled tiger prawns nestled with avocado, garden salad and our special dressing.
Chicken Caesar Salad
Sliced chicken breast served on lettuce, parmesan shavings & boiled eggs.
Greek Salad
Iceberg Lettuce, feta cheese, kalamata olives, red onions, tomatoes, cucumbers with our balsamic vinaigrette.
Warm Chicken & Bacon Salad
Chicken breast, bacon, spinach and apple settled on a garden salad with aioli.
Warm Scallop, Prawn & Bacon Salad
Seared scallops and prawns seared with bacon settled on fresh garden salad topped with aioli.
Warm Beef, Blue Cheese and Walnut Salad
Seared beef tossed through a crisp salad with blue cheese, walnuts and roasted beetroot.
Fresh Market Fish
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.
Rivers Famous, Guinness Pie
Served with creamy mash potato . . . peas and gravy, what can you say.
Rivers Mixed Grill
Minute steak, jumbo sausage, bacon, hash brown, 2 eggs, grilled tomato topped with mushrooms and onions.
Garlic King Prawns
A Rivers special . . . king prawns gently sautéed in a creamy garlic sauce with rice.
Rivers Pasta
Chicken, bacon and mushrooms combined in a creamy white wine sauce with parmesan cheese.
Chicken Calypso
Tender chicken breast coated in golden crumbs, baked, topped with a tangy mango sauce, fries and salad.
Bangers & Mash
Chunky sausages on creamy mash, peas and onion gravy.
Lamb Rump
Baked honey glazed lamb rump served on kumara mash with garden vegetables and a port and red currant reduction.
Scotch Fillet
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
Served with sautéed mushrooms and onions, chunky fries and a garden salad.
Surf ‘n’ Turf
Oldie but a Goodie, scotch fillet steak topped with our creamy garlic prawns served with a garden salad & fries.
Sizzling 400g Sirloin
Bought to you on a sizzling platter, topped with Guinness battered onion rings, served with salad and fries and a tub of garlic butter.
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
Deep Fried Goodness Platter
Wontons, spring rolls, samosas, chicken tenders, meatballs, served up with crispy wedges and dipping sauces.
Seafood Platter
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)
Seared chorizo sausage, deli meats, chicken kebabs, local cheeses, crumbed mushrooms, olives, pickles, relish, crackers, and selection of bread.
The Delight
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
Fragrant blue cheese, reserve camembert, aged cheddar, served with fresh fruit and crackers.
Rivers Crumbed Chicken Tenders
With fries and small salad.
Fresh Fish Crumbed Goujons
With fries and small salad.
Lil One’s Hamburger
Bun, cheese, pattie and sauce served with fries.
Bang Bang Mash & Peas
Chunky sausage with tomato sauce.
Kid’s Pasta
Bacon, chicken and cheese with a creamy base.
Rivers Mini Hawaiian Pizza
Served with salad & fries.
Mini Hotdogs with chips $10.00
Kids Platter (2-3 children)
Garlic bread, chicken tenders, mini hotdogs, crumbed fish, mini pizza, wedges, chips and lashings of sauce.
Chocolate, Vanilla, Banana or Strawberry.
Coke, Raspberry or Lemonade.
Traffic Lights
Orange juice with lemonade base.

We make every attempt to keep menus up to date, but prices and items are subject to change without notice. This menu is to be used as a guide only.

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Below you'll find samples from menus of places nearby.

Nearby sample menus

The Works (sample menu)
Freedom Farms Pork Belly
Carrot, peaches, barley, black pudding
Roasted Duck Breast (GF)
Parsnip, red cabbage, dark chocolate
Smoked Mussel Casareccia
Chorizo, chilli & pangratatto
Paua & Barley
Yoghurt, kawakawa & pangrattato
Market Fish
Gnocchi, lemon, sorrel, burnt butter, seaweed
Kingfish (GF)
Coconut, green chilli, kaffir lime
Tarakihi Tacos
Red cabbage, chipotle & salsa verde
Duck Liver Pâté
First Press merlot, brioché
Clean Here for the full menu for The Works
Neighborhood Pizzeria (sample)
Salmon & capers
Lemon zest, red onion and kalamata olives
A folded pizza with chilli beef goodness
Anchovy & capers
A staple in italy...close your eyes and pretend
Mushroom & feta
With rosemary, olives and cracked pepper
Local margherita
A local twist on the margherita...using fresh mozzarella from our friend @ waimata cheese
Ham & pineapple
You know how this one goes
Beef & jalapeno
Started life as a special, becoming a legend
Pizza of the week
Always changing, follow us, like us to be informed every week about this pizza
Clean Here for the full menu for Neighborhood Pizzeria
Captain Morgans (sample)
Crumbed Calamari, salad & fries
-Fish, Fries & salad
-BLT- Bacon, lettuce & tomato, served with fries
-Battered mussels, fries & salad
-Prawn Twisters, fries, aioli / sweet chili sauce
-Battered pacific oysters, fries & salad
-Chicken, fries & salad
-Gourmet fish stack & fries
Clean Here for the full menu for Captain Morgans
Friends Indian Takeaway (sample)
cooked with green herb and spinach puree with lashings of cream
Indian Style cottage cheese dumplings with nuts cooked with a cashew gravy
cubes of cottage cheese cooked with a green herb and spinach puree
Goan specialty slightly soured with natural vinegar and spices
spicy curry with lamb and twice cooked onions and peppers
home style chicken with a thick and tangy gravy
mild flavored from the royal houses of India with a cashew and almonds gravy
tandoor cooked chicken tikka cooked with a tomato and onion gravy with peppers
Clean Here for the full menu for Friends Indian Takeaway
Breakers Restaurant (sample)
Thai Beef
Grilled beef strips, salad, crispy noodles and Thai style dressing
** May contain small bones
V Suitable for Vegetarians
- Nacho mince
Fish & Chip's**
Golden fried dory with salad, chips and tartare sauce
400g Dinosaur Rump* $32.00
choose from:
Chilli Cheese Fries
French fries covered in chilli mince, cheese and sour cream >>
Clean Here for the full menu for Breakers Restaurant

Nearby restaurants

Name Cuisines
The Works Gluten Free, New Zealand, Vegetarian, Breakfast, Cafe Food
Just Thai Cuisine Thai, Asian
Neighborhood Pizzeria Pizza
Captain Morgans British, New Zealand, Pub Food, Seafood, Fast Food
Ballance Street Bistro and Bar Breakfast, Thai, Cafe Food
China Palace Licensed Restaurant Takeaways Asian, Chinese, European
Friends Indian Takeaway Asian, Indian
Kaiti Mall Fish Shop Fish & Chips, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Table Service
1 Gladstone Road, Gisborne, Gisborne, Gisborne, 4010, New Zealand
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
Gluten Free, Bar, British, New Zealand, Vegetarian, Pub Food, European, Irish
The Rivers Restaurant and Bar Gisborne Menu

Opening 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