The Rivers Restaurant and Bar in Gisborne Menu

 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 $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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

  • Served Daily 11:30Am To 2:30Pm
  • House Bread $12.00
    • Truffle butter
  • Market Fish Ceviche (GF) $19.00
    • Coconut, cucumber & puffed rice
  • Salt & Pepper Calamari $19.00
    • Pickled cucumber & sriracha mayo
  • Tarakihi Tacos $19.00
    • Red cabbage, chipotle & salsa verde
  • Chicken Caesar Salad $23.00
    • Grilled chicken, parmesan, anchovy, bacon & soft egg
  • Warm Sweetcorn Salad (GF) $23.00
    • Roasted peppers, zucchini, avocado, white beans
  • Roasted Beetroot Salad (GF) $23.00
    • Quinoa, feta, hazelnuts
  • Garlic bread $7.00
    • Pizza shaped with lots of garlic oil and mozzarella
  • Flatbread $9.00
    • The garlic bread with oven warmed homemade hummus
  • Calzone $12.00
    • A folded pizza with chilli beef goodness
  • All pizzas @ the neighborhood pizzeria come with housemade tomato sauce, mozzarella, garlic oil and seasoning
  • Margherita $9.00
    • The most important pizza on the menu, tomato sauce, mozzarella...simple, classic
  • Pepperoni $12.00
    • The margherita with pepperoni
  • Ham & pineapple $13.00
    • You know how this one goes
  • Local margherita $14.00
    • A local twist on the margherita...using fresh mozzarella from our friend @ waimata cheese
  • ·Dine in
  • -Seafood Chowder & warm bun
  • -Fish, Fries & salad
  • -Fish, Fries & eggs
  • -Pork belly burger & eggs
  • -Prawn Twisters, fries, aioli / sweet chili sauce
  • -Battered pacific oysters, fries & salad
  • -Battered mussels, fries & salad
  • BUTTER CHICKEN $10.00
    • morsels of tandoor cooked chicken simmered in a creamy tomato sauce
  • BHUNA LASOONI MURGH $10.00
    • stir fried chicken with pronounced garlic flavor
  • SOUTH INDIAN STYLE MADRAS CHICKEN $10.00
    • morsels of tandoor cooked chicken simmered in a creamy tomato sauce
  • CHICKEN SAAG $10.00
    • cooked with green herb and spinach puree with lashings of cream
  • CHICKEN VINDALOO $10.00
    • goan specialty soured with natural vinegar and spices
  • MURGH MASALA $10.00
    • home style chicken with a thick and tangy gravy
  • CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA $10.00
    • tandoor cooked chicken tikka cooked with a tomato and onion gravy with peppers
  • CHICKEN KORMA $10.00
    • mild flavored from the royal houses of India with a cashew and almonds gravy
  • Crispy Mushrooms $9.00
    • Mushrooms coated in our special spice mix with aioli dipping sauce
  • Grilled Garlic Bread (v) $6.50
  • Cheesy Garlic Bread (v) $7.50
  • Pizza Bread (v) $9
    • Garlic bread with tomato relish, diced tomato, onion and grilled cheese
  • House Loaf (v) $9.50
    • Fresh cobb loaf with butter
  • Add Dips (2) $3.50
  • Soup of the Day $10.00
    • See specials board for more details, served with garlic bread
  • Shrimp Cocktail $14.00
    • With thousand island seafood sauce.

The Rivers Restaurant and Bar

Address

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

Phone

08633733

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

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Cuisine

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

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

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