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Our restaurant in Kaikoura

After dining at Donegal House, you'll know for sure the famine is over...

Murray adheres to the old Irish traditions in all aspects of the hospitality provided at Donegal House, and the meals served are no exception. Delicious, and substantial by anybody's standards, they are made with the freshest foods, and can be accompanied by some of Marlborough's world-famous wines.

Inside and outside dining is available, with the sunny deck area being a popular choice, especially for lunch and summer evening meals.


Basket of Garlic Bread
With lashings of fresh garlic and herbs
Soup of the Day
See waitress for details
Killeybegs Seafood Chowder
A hearty local favourite; thick creamy seafood soup
Mussels of the Day
Green lipped mussels in a garlic butter
Shrimp Cocktail
Shrimps dressed with seafood sauce on a variety of salad 


Ardara King Salmon
Pan roasted with a teriyaki sauce
Ribeye Steak
Grilled with a garlic,mushroom or peppercorn sauce
Blue Cod
Grilled with a lemon hollandaise
Chicken Breast
Stuffed with brie and topped with an apricot sauce
Kaikoura's famous crayfish
with a garlic butter served with potatoes and your choice of vegetables or a salad
Braised Lamb Shanks
with mash, carrots, peas and gravy
1) $20.00
2) $28.00
Vegetarian Meal
Fettuccine pasta of the day, see waitress for details
Cream based fettuccine pasta with onions, mushrooms and bacon
Bangers and Mash
Sausages on a creamy mash with onion gravy
Seafood Basket
Fish, squid, prawns, mussels, scallops and chips
Donegal Famous Roast
Lamb, pork or chicken 

Lunch Menu

Killybegs fresh Kaikoura Fish
beer battered bluecod served with chips and salad
Carricken Warm Chicken Salad
served with minted yoghurt dressing
Open Steak Sandwich
marinated steak on toasted bread with fresh greens, tomato, cucumber, capsicum and garlic aioli. Served with chips
Ardara Mussels
served with bread. With a garlic, white wine, dill and cream sauce
Killeybegs Seafood Chowder
A hearty local favourite; thick creamy seafood soup
Beef Nachoes
corn chips covered with spicy beef topped with cheese, salsa and sourcream
Paddy's Panini
smoked salmon/cream cheese/spinach and pesto
smoked chicken/camembert/cranberry sauce
served with a crisp green salad

with sour cream and tomato relish
Basket of chips $10.00
Ploughmans Platter
selection of New Zealand cheeses, meats, pickles, olives, sun-dried tomatoes. Served with fresh breads, crackers and home made chutney (serves two)
Please note in the winter our lunch menu may be cut back slightly on certain days during the week

0800 346 873

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Donegal House

Schoolhouse Road
New Zealand

+64 3 319 5083