Kawau Kitchen is an elegant eatery within the Quad 7 Building situated in the Auckland Airport Precinct.

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An extension of our home

At Kawau Kitchen we pride ourselves on our honest & simple food. We work hard with local New Zealand growers & farmers to bring you nourishing & sustaining meals, whilst using unique & complimentary flavours.

Our menu is a celebration of great New Zealand produce. Our space was inspired by the beautiful Kawau.

Escape from the chaos of the world with Kawau Kitchen’s calm & inviting space – a true haven with a simple & nourishing menu.

OUR MENU

Our menu is crafted with delicious, high quality and healthy creations so that our customers can eat at Kawau Kitchen every day, without compromising on their health and wellbeing.

At Kawau Kitchen we take pride in making everything from scratch and our menu reflects our commitment to seasonality and sustainability. Our menu is a celebration of great New Zealand produce.

ALL DAY MENU
BRUNCH
Acai Smoothie Bowl (v) Oat & pepita granola, kiwifruit, blueberries, apple, shaved coconut, almond butter, coconut yoghurt17
Oat & Chia Porridge (v) Spiced berry poached pear, super food dukkah, coconut milk16
Sambal Scramble Streaky bacon, fried chili, manchego cheese, crispy shallots, coriander, tomato chutney, chili threads, organic sourdough17.5
Kawau Kai Pork & fennel sausage, streaky bacon, mushroom medley, vine tomato, herbed potato rosti, poached eggs, beetroot & feta pesto, organic toast23
Lazy Sunday (vg) Kawau granola, vanilla labneh, macerated berries, crushed avocado & edamame on organic grain toast, cured salmon, dukkah poached egg, beetroot pesto, corn pakora, OJ + bacon 425
Rhubarb & Apple Crumble French Toast (vg) Spiced baked apple, stewed rhubarb, crumble, brioche, crème patisserie, apple crisps21
Kawau Benny (gf) Leek & kumara rosti, wilted greens, poached eggs, hollandaise. Choice of salmon, bacon or pulled beef brisket23
Shakshuka Baked eggs, cannellini beans, smokey chorizo, tomatoes, labneh, grilled focaccia18.5
Sweetcorn & Kale Fritter (vg) Flame roasted red pepper coulis, kale chips, cumin yoghurt, dukkah, grilled haloumi. + bacon 421
Beetroot & Citrus Cured Salmon Salsa verde, pickled salad, preserved lemon crème fraiche17.5
Heirloom Bruschetta (vg) Stracciatella, #29 olive oil, balsamic, olive crumbs, ciabatta, fresh herbs, salsa + cured salmon 619
Ancient Grain & Chicken Salad Activated grains, currants, spring onion, fresh kale, beetroot hummus, chargrilled Moroccan chicken, cumin yoghurt19
I Just Want Some Eggs Poached / Fried / Scrambled on organic sourdough + bacon 4 + vine tomato 4 + sautéed greens 511
GRINDERS
Glazed Duck Vietnamese slaw, nam jim dressing, kewpie mayo, sesame seeds, crispy shallots, coriander18.5
Philly Steak Sirloin, onions, pimento peppers, provolone cheese, spiced mayo18.5
Soy Honey Chicken Asian slaw, house pickles, carrots, fried shallots, toasted nuts & seeds, chili jam18.5
EXTRAS
poached egg3.0
half avocado (seasonal)5.0
grilled haloumi6.0
sautéed kale / spinach5.0
streaky bacon4.0
pork & fennel sausage / chorizo5.0
mushroom medley6.0
vine tomato4.0
beetroot & citrus cured salmon6.0
hand cut fries w/ aioli8.5
organic toast & preserves8.0
NOURISH BOWLS
Goodness Bowl (v) (gf) Teriyaki tofu, pumpkin, broccoli, spinach & kale, shredded carrots, edamame, tumeric & cumin hummus, toasted pepita, beetroot tahini dressing + haloumi 6 + poached egg 317.5
Korean Fried Chicken Bowl (gf) Crunchy cos, Asian slaw, broccoli, pickled salad, toasted sesame & cashews, fried shallots, gochujang mayo, fried vermicelli, sprouts18.5
Bibimbap Bowl (gf) Bulgogi beef, shredded carrots, scallions, sautéed spinach, bean sprouts, kimchi, fried egg, kewpie mayo, rice18.5

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KIDS MENU
EGGS KIDS WAY fried, poached, scrambled ADD bacon, sausage, bacon + 4.0, sausage + 5.0, avocado + 5.07.5
PANCAKE STACK (GF) bacon, grilled banana, maple9.9
KIDS HEALTH BOWL rice, edamame, cherry tomatoes, carrots, grilled chicken11.5
CHEESEBURGER Angus beef pattie, cheese, pickles, tomato jam & chips10.5
HAND CUT FRIES W/ SAUCE8.5
DRINKS
FRESH FRUIT SMOOTHIE Berry / Banana Caramel6.0
KIDS SODAS Pineapple & Mint / Strawberry / Ginger & Lime4.5
KIDS JUICE orange / apple5.0
HOT CHOCOLATE4.0
BABYCINO2.0

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BEVERAGE MENU
CLEAN LEAN SMOOTHIES
Kawau Green Spinach, banana, almond milk, avocado, good green spirulina9.9
Golden Sunrise Organic turmeric, coconut milk, banana, cinnamon, vanilla protein9.9
Summer Berry Oats, banana, berries, almond milk, strawberry protein9.9
Nuts About You Peanut butter, cacao, almond milk, banana, chocolate protein9.9
ESPRESSO
Black4
White4.5
Mocha5
Hot Chocolate5
Chai5
Golden Turmeric Latte5
Iced Coffee / Chocolate7.5
extras: large, cream, almond milk, soy milk0.8
coconut milk1
ORGANIC TEAS BY BOHEMIA
English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Peppermint Mate, Jasmine Green, Turmeric Tonic, Hibiscus Rose Petal, Elderflower Tonic4.5
REMEDY KOMBUCHA
Lemon & Ginger, Hibiscus Kiss, Original7.5
MISTY DAY PLANT POTIONS
Cosmic for vitality blue spirulina – pineapple - ginger - tulsi7
Bliss for a happy outlook raw organic cacao – turmeric – four tonic herbs7
Shroom for a sharper mind raw organic cacao – peppermint – spices - lions mane gotu kola7
Beauty for a flawless complexion organic matcha – marine collagen – amla – vanilla7
HOUSE SODAS & JUICES
Orange, Apple6
Pineapple & Mint6
Ginger, Juniper & Lime6
Strawberry & Basil6
Six Barrel Carbonates Cola, Lemonade, Ginger Beer6
Vista Sparkling Waters Feijoa, Berry, Lemon6
Antipodes Still/Sparkling6
URBANAUT BEERS
Kingsland Pilsner10
Brixton Pale Ale10
Gastown Red IPA11
Williamsburg IPA12
Low Alcohol Beers
Garage Project Fugazi10
Croucher Low Rider10
SPARKLING WINEGLS/BTL
Mionetto Prestige Prosecco DOC Trevisco 200ml/12
Mionetto Prestige Prosecco DOC Trevisco 750ml Effortless style and sophistication from this world-wide Italian star, refreshing enough to enjoy from lunch right through to the evening/45
J Lassalle Preference 1er Cru Brut NV Champagne Helmed by three generations of women, superb delicacy and unassailable quality/130
WHITE WINE
Framingham Nobody’s Hero Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Fresh and crisp with lemon, currant & herb rhythms9/45
Rimu Grove Bronte Nelson Pinot Gris 2017 Almond and pear is entwined with spicy floral characters, textural and rich11/57
Kumeu River Village Chardonnay 2016 Alluring stonefruit and citrus, a masterclass in Chardonnay from Michael Brajkovich MW10/50
RED WINE
Escarpment The Edge Pinot Noir Martinborough 2016 From ‘Mr Pinot Noir’ Larry McKenna, a drink-now Pinot Noir with a great backbone and a long lingering finish13/65
Seresin OSIP Pinot Noir Marlborough 2016 Organic, Biodynamic and no added sulphur.A pure reflection of Seresin, with a subtle power and depth15/80
Brookfield's Cabernet Sauvignon Hawkes Bay 2016 New Zealand’s oldest boutique winery, a dark smoky aromatic air with hints of cassis and liquorice9/45
Matawhero Church House Malbec Gisborne 2015 Aromatic notes of plum, dark fruits and herbs. The palate is big and fruity with a ripe tannic finish13.5/70
Rabbit Ranch Pinot Rose Central Otago 2017 The refreshingly dry palate allows the delicate fruit and classic cool climate mineral acidity to shine through13.5/70

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Quality is only the beginning

We source all our ingredients from local producers, including our amazing coffee. Our focus is on sharing the highest quality fresh food available anywhere and providing our friends with service that is every bit as spectacular as our food.

Bit about us

Not just a café, but an experience!

Sharing our modern, organic & consciously healthy cooking with hints of our own heritage.

We pride ourselves on the fact that everything we serve is made in house by hand with care & passion that is evident in the finished meal. Thank you for stopping by. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

LIVE. LOVE. SHARE.

Catering and Events

Kawau Kitchen is an elegant eatery situated within the Auckland Airport Precinct. If you are looking for a unique home for your next event, we would love to host. Use our simple inspiring space or add a dose of imagination and transform Kawau into the most remarkable setting.
With our chef on hand we will personalise, cater and deliver for your event.

Email us at info@kawaukitchen.co.nz for more information.

Headquarters

Reservations

OPEN 7 DAYS | 7AM – 3PM

We welcome reservations all day.

We want to reassure you that as always hygiene and safe practice is a priority for us. We will continue to ensure our hygiene practices and reservation capacity follow the guidelines from the government.

We welcome walk-ins any time of the day.

For group bookings of ten people or more, please contact us directly on 09 256 1306. All guests dining with us do need to register their details on arrival if not supplied in advance. This ensures we can manage the well-being of all our lovely guests & staff.

Join our superb team

Send your CV to info@kawaukitchen.co.nz

Kawau Kitchen
6 Leonard Isitt Drive
Phone (09) 256 1306
info@kawaukitchen.co.nz
WELCOME BACK

Online Ordering: Nothing brings us more joy then being back in the space we love, creating beautiful food for our amazing guests.

Open from 7am to 3pm with a limited menu to start with for dine in and takeaway. We are also pleased to be able to offer our guests the option of both on-line ordering and contactless pickup. The collection point will be at the window opposite our kitchen. Please allow yourself 15 minutes for collection. We will be taking all safety measures as per the guidelines and ensuring physical distancing. Order online to save yourself time.

You will be required to register your details for requirements of contact tracing. Register online at guesthq.co.nz

We can’t wait to see all your beautiful faces again!
Jigisha & Dannee