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


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 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.

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
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
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
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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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
FRESH FRUIT SMOOTHIE Berry / Banana Caramel6.0
KIDS SODAS Pineapple & Mint / Strawberry / Ginger & Lime4.5
KIDS JUICE orange / apple5.0

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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
Hot Chocolate5
Golden Turmeric Latte5
Iced Coffee / Chocolate7.5
extras: large, cream, almond milk, soy milk0.8
coconut milk1
English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Peppermint Mate, Jasmine Green, Turmeric Tonic, Hibiscus Rose Petal, Elderflower Tonic4.5
Lemon & Ginger, Hibiscus Kiss, Original7.5
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
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
Kingsland Pilsner10
Brixton Pale Ale10
Gastown Red IPA11
Williamsburg IPA12
Low Alcohol Beers
Garage Project Fugazi10
Croucher Low Rider10
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
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
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.


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.



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 09 255 5515. 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) 255 5515