FUNCTIONS & EVENTS

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Whether it’s a corporate function or special birthday dinner with the family, we have over 10 years experience hosting groups of all shapes and sizes here at Rātā. During dinner we are able to accommodate parties on a variety of table sizes to suit your needs, and for anything larger you can truly make use of the beautiful and versatile space with exclusive use options for the venue. For groups of eight or more we also offer our showcase group menu, available to preview below.

Set Menu

$125 Per Person

The Set Menu is a slightly more formal diner option, consisting of shared tapas style bites to start, followed by individual choices on a starter, main and dessert.

Snacks

Dry aged Lake Ohau beef fillet tartare

poached egg yolk, miso

Barry's Bay Vintage Cheddar donut

honey, truffle salt, jalapeno

Speight's sourdough

Marmite butter, fried yeast

Starters

choice of

ViaVio burrata

beetroot, Lot8 citrus oil, NZ macadamia, green tomato chutney

Ruakaka kingfish crudo

pickled persimmon, chive, dashi

Confit Canter Valley duck leg

pickled tamarillo, smoked honey glaze

Mains

choice of

Brown butter roasted cauliflower

oyster mushroom, confit garlic, parmesan

Black Origin Wagyu oyster blade

honey carrot, truffled celeriac, oxtail jus

Pan fried Hapuka

Jerusalem artichoke, sweet radish, kale, koji foam

Dessert

choice of

Zenkuro sakekasu ice cream sandwich

roasted white chocolate, miso

Alexandra walnut

coffee, Bailey's, bitter chocolate

Sample Menu

Please note due to seasonal and locally sourced produce our menu is subject to frequent evolution.

Set Menu

$150 Per Person

The Set Menu offers shared bites served as canapés – including oysters, a choice of starter and main course, as well as a choice of dessert and shared cheese platters.

Snacks

Potato & burnt butter rosti

kiwi dip, chive

Dry aged Lake Ohau beef fillet tartare,

poached egg yolk, miso

Marlborough oyster

bonito vinegar, yuzu oil

Speight's sourdough

Marmite butter, fried yeast

Starters

choice of

ViaVio burrata

beetroot, Lot8 citrus oil, NZ macadamia, greet tomato chutney

Ruakaka kingfish crudo

pickled persimmon, chive, dashi

Confit Canter Valley duck leg

pickled tamarillo, smoked honey glaze

Mains

choice of

Brown butter roasted cauliflower

oyster mushroom, confit garlic, parmesan

Pan fried Hapuka

Jerusalem artichoke, sweet radish, kale, koji foam

Black Origin Wagyu oyster blade

honey carrot, truffled celeriac, oxtail jus

Dessert

choice of

Zenkuro sakekasu ice cream sandwich

roasted white chocolate, miso

Alexandra walnut

coffee, Bailey's, bitter chocolate

Cheese

chutney, lavosh, honey

Sample Menu

Please note due to seasonal and locally sourced produce our menu is subject to frequent evolution.