Ostriche con Gaspacho Afrodisiaco
Tematuku Bay Oyster with “Aphrodisiac” Gazpacho
Crostino Caprese
Toasted ciabatta with buffalo mozzarella, cherry tomato and garden basil
Schiacciatine con carpaccio di manzo
Focaccia bread with Angus beef carpaccio , tuna mayonnaise, rocket salad and tomato


Insalatina di Polipo e Patate allo Zafferano
Saffron scented octopus and potato salad with garden cherry tomatoes, basil pesto and Poderi Crisci olive oil

Cascada di Pane
Selection of homemade Grissini and Italian inspired bread with estate olives and olive oil


Spiedino di Crespelle Ripiene
Skewer of thin crepes filled with Ricotta and garden vegetable brunoise with light Italian cheese fondue and crispy red onion


Tonno Scottato alle Erbette
Seared herb crusted Bluefin tuna with ginger scented citronette and salad of capsicum and reduction of Poderi Crisci Sapa

Light refreshing fruit palate cleanser

Hawkes Bay lamb rack with pistachio and nut brown butter, potato “Al Funghetto”, minted garden beans, crème of exotic mushrooms and Poderi Crisci Viburno Jus

$125pp + GST


Crostini di zucchini menta, calamaro
Crostini with zucchini, calamari & mint
Sushi Mediterraneo
Rosette of salmon & eggplant

Gaspaccio di verdure con ostrica
Vegetable gazpacho with oysters & fried grissino

Suggested wine Poderi Crisci Ombra 2014


Cascata di pane
Selection of sourdough breads, grissini, bruschette & olive salads

Insalata di gamberi, broccoli, casserecci con mayonese ai finocchietto
Salad of prawns, broccoli, casserecci, with fennel mayonnaise

Caprese di buffala con pomodoro basilico
Buffalo mozzarella, tomato & basil

Suggested wine Poderi Crisci Rose 2014

Tonno scottato su insalata di peperoni grigliati all’agli olio
Herb crumbed tuna on a nest of grilled capsicum

Proscuitto di parma su chenelle di fichi
Parma ham, melon salad, fig & parmesan quenelle

Terrine di verdure in salsa al pomodoro fresca e zenzero
Terrine of vegetables with tomato & ginger

Suggested wine Poderi Crisci Pinot Grigio 2014


Salmone Bellavista
Poached Akaroa salmon on a Russian salad

Suggested wine Poderi Crisci Rose 2014

Tagliata di manzo alla brace con insalata di carciofi e funghi
Eye fillet char grilled sliced rear on a salad of artichoke hearts, mushroom & herbs

Suggested wine Poderi Crisci Viburno 2010


Mosaico Ghiacciato do ananas e menta
Mosaic of mint & pineapple

Suggested wine Poderi Crisci Agrumetto 2012
Citrus Liquor


Fango di Cioccolato
Chocolate fudge cake, fresh berry and fruit coulis


Reggiano, Gorgonzola & Taleggio served with walnut bread, truffle honey, cedro, almonds and chutneys

$155pp + GST
Wine is not included and is charged on consumption 

Summer 2023/24 Hours!


As we look forward to summer we also look forward to welcoming our regular guests and new faces to Waiheke and Poderi Crisci.

Our updates hours for summer 2023/24 as well as some special new offerings are below.

Poderi Crisci Restaurant will be open 7 days for lunch from 1st December through to mid February, offering dinner service on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Monday to Friday Lunch service we offer both a la carte and long lunch menu options to groups of 5 or less diners. Groups of 6 or more enjoy our long lunch menu or sharing menu options.

Friday evenings we invite you to join us for our weekly Aperitivo event. Enjoy a drink to ease into the weekend with and indulge in a complimentary selection of canapes and nibbles. Restaurant open for A la Carte dinner service.

Saturday and Sunday we serve our acclaimed long lunch in the main restaurant, with the Locanda open for lighter meals and tasting platters.

Saturday evenings in the resaurant we serve our 8 course degustation menu which can also be enjoyed with matching wines from the Poderi Crisci range.

We will be hosting a series of exciting events over the summer months. Please get in touch should you wish to Keep Informed.

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