Available all day from 11am till late 7 days a week. We have an extensive range of tempting food to suit all appetites. Click on the headings below to view our menu.
Please advise if you have any allergies before ordering your meals. Many of the menu options can be made to be Gluten Free, just ask your server. We are proud to make our meals fresh for you and it can take time, so if you are under any time constraints please advise your server.
Garlic Toasted Ciabatta $6
Add cheese $7 / add cheese & bacon $8.5
Warm Dinner Rolls (4) $10
Cobb Loaf $15
Remember the 70’s . . . creamy bacon, spinach & cheese dip inside a warm cobb loaf. Serves 1-3 people.
Bowl of Fries $7
With aioli & tomato sauce. GF OPTION
Kumara Chips $7
Served with aioli & garlic butter. GF OPTION
Bowl of Popcorn Shrimp $12
Served with aioli.
Salt & Pepper Squid $12.5
Served with aioli.
Drunken Onion Rings 6 rings $6 / 12 rings $12
With our special crisp beer batter, served with aioli.
Seasoned & served with sour cream.
Wedges Works $14 / ½ size $10.5
Served with tasty plum sauce, melted cheese, bacon, guacamole, salsa & sour cream.
Nachos $14 / ½ size $10.5
Served with our own Mexican mince, melted cheese, guacamole, salsa & sour cream.
Prawn Cocktail $13
Large tiger prawns on shredded lettuce with our own special dressing. GF OPTION
Pub Wings 8 wings $10.5 / 12 wings $16
Tasty glazed buffalo wings served with blue cheese & aioli dip. GF OPTION
Rivers Seafood Chowder $18.5 / ½ size $13
Thick & filled with coastal seafood served with garlic ciabatta.
Soup of the Day $12 / ½ size $7
Served with garlic ciabatta. See the Specials Board for today’s brew.
The Rivers Burger $16
Prime beef patty, bacon, cheese & salad greens, toasted bun with salad and chunky fries.
Cajun Fish Burger $19
Panfried cajun fish fillet, toasted bun with salad and chunky fries. Served with sweet chilli sauce and
aioli. Add sour cream $1.5, gucamole $1.5 (subject to availability of fresh fish)
Rivers Open Steak Sandwich $16
Generous portion of minute steak on freshly toasted bun, garden salad, caramelised onion, tasty dressing served with chunky fries.
Rivers Open Chicken Sandwich $16
Generous portion tender chicken breast on freshly toasted bun, garden salad, guacamole & aioli, served with chunky fries.
Rivers bacon, lettuce, avocado & tomato caught between our freshly toasted bun, garden salad, guacamole & aioli, served with chunky fries.
Rivers Homemade Quiche $16
Served with salad & fries. Check Specials Board for today’s bake.
Minute Steak $19
SERVED WITH YOUR CHOICE OF 2 SIDES:
Chunky Fries | Mash | Scalloped Potatoes | Garden Salad | Fresh Sautéed Vegetables.
TOPPED WITH YOUR CHOICE OF: Garlic Butter | Green Pepper Sauce | Mushroom Sauce. GF OPTION
Fish & Chips $18
Beer battered with fries (subject to availability of fresh fish)
Vegetarian Fritters $14
Fresh vegetables bound together into patties, served on a fresh salad with chutney & aioli.
Fresh Button Mushrooms $14
Crumbed & baked, served on a garden salad drizzled with aioli & chutney.
Crumbed Scallops (6) $22
Served with fries & salad.
Prawn Salad $20
Large shelled tiger prawns nestled with avocado, garden salad & our special dressing. GF OPTION
Chicken Caesar Salad $20
Sliced chicken breast served on lettuce, bacon, parmesan shavings, croutons & boiled egg. GF OPTION
Greek Salad $17
Iceberg lettuce, feta cheese, olives, red onions, tomato, cucumber with our balsamic vinaigrette. GF OPTION
Warm Chicken & Bacon Salad $22
Chicken breast, bacon, spinach & apple settled on a garden salad topped with aioli. GF OPTION
Warm Scallop, Prawn & Bacon Salad $24
Seared scallops & prawns seared with bacon settled on fresh garden salad topped with hollandaise. GF OPTION
Warm Beef, Blue Cheese & Walnut Salad $22
Seared beef tossed through a crisp salad with blue cheese, walnuts & baby beetroot, topped with blue cheese dressing. GF OPTION
Reef & Beef Salad $28
Seared beef served on crispy noodles & green salad, topped with garlic buttered prawns & wasabi mayonnaise.
At the Rivers we believe only in serving you fresh fish. We apologise if fish is unavailable.
Fresh Market Fish $28
CHECK WHAT TODAY’S CATCH IS . . . & HAVE IT:
Pan Fried | Crumbed | Beer Battered GF OPTION
SERVED WITH YOUR CHOICE OF TWO SIDES:
Chunky Fries | Mash | Scalloped Potatoes | Garden Salad | Fresh Sautéed Vegetables .300g Prime Scotch Fillet GF OPTION $30
SERVED WITH YOUR CHOICE OF TWO SIDES: Chunky Fries | Scalloped Potato | Mash
Garden Salad | Fresh Sautéed Vegetables
TOP IT OFF WITH YOUR CHOICE OF: Mushroom Sauce | Garlic Butter | Green Pepper Sauce (sauces available with all steaks)
450G T-Bone $33
Served with sautéed mushrooms & onions, chunky fries & a garden salad. GF OPTION
300g Surf ‘n’ Turf $35
Oldie but a Goodie, scotch fillet steak topped with our creamy garlic prawns served with a garden salad & fries. GF OPTION
400g Sizzling Sirloin $33
Bought to you on a sizzling platter, topped with beer battered onion rings, served with salad & chunky fries & a tub of garlic butter. GF OPTION
Steak cooked the way you like it . . .
RARE: Warm through middle, lightly charred on the outside, bright red in the middle.
MEDIUM RARE: Warm through middle, with a hint of red in centre, mostly pink through the centre of steak.
MEDIUM: Thick band of light pink through middle more browned than pink.
MEDIUM WELL: Just a hint of pink in the middle, surface dark brown.
WELL DONE: No pink at all, browned through. Steak has a solid feel. Please allow cooking time if you prefer this way.
Rivers Famous Guinness Pie $19
Served with creamy mash . . . peas & gravy, what can you say.
Rivers Mixed Grill $25
Minute steak, sausage, bacon, hash brown, 2 eggs, grilled tomato, topped with mushrooms & onions. GF OPTION
Garlic King Prawns $25
A Rivers special . . . king prawns gently sautéed in a creamy garlic sauce with rice. GF OPTION
Rivers Pasta $20
Chicken, bacon & mushrooms combined in a creamy white wine sauce with parmesan cheese.
Rivers Vegetarian Pasta $20
House tomato base with spinach, onion, capsicum, mushrooms & garlic.
Topped with cheddar cheese.
Chicken Calypso $20
Tender chicken breast coated in golden crumbs, baked & topped with a tangy mango sauce, fries & salad. GF OPTION
Bangers & Mash $18
Chunky sausages on creamy mash, peas & onion gravy.
Lamb Rump $32
Baked honey glazed lamb rump served on kumara mash with garden vegetables & a port & red currant reduction. GF OPTION
Deep Fried Goodness Platter $22
Wontons, spring rolls, samosas, chicken tenders & meatballs served up with crispy wedges & dipping sauces.
Seafood Platter $22
Deep fried selection of fish goujons, crumbed mussels, crab sticks, squid rings, prawn cutlets, scallops & salt ‘n’ pepper squid, served up with chunky fries & dipping sauces.
Seafood Delight $45
A platter of hot & cold seafood including prawns, mussels, scallops, salmon and fish, a real delight! (due to availability some items may be subject to change). GF OPTION
The Rivers Platter 2 people $45
Seared chorizo sausage, deli meats, smoked chicken, local cheeses, crumbed mushrooms, olives, pickles, relish, bread & selection of crackers. GF OPTION
Rivers Cheese Board $20
Fragrant blue cheese, reserve camembert, aged cheddar, served with fresh fruit, crackers & pickle. GF OPTION
Drunken Onion Rings 6 rings $6
Fries GF OPTION $4
Kumara Fries GF OPTION $5.5
Wedges & Sour Cream $5
Fried Egg $1.5
Sauteed Veges GF OPTION $5
Sauteed Mushrooms GF OPTION $5.5
Garden Salad GF OPTION $4.5
Scalloped Potato $5.5
Creamy Mash Potato GF OPTION $4
Kumara Mash GF OPTION $6
Sour Cream, Guacamole, Aioli,
Tomato Sauce, Gravy $1.5
Crumbed Scallop $2.5
Hash Brown $2
Rivers Crumbed Chicken Tenders $10
With fries & small salad.
Crumbed Fish Goujons $10
With fries & small salad.
Lil One’s Hamburger $10
Bun, cheese, pattie & sauce served with fries.
Bang Bang Mash & Peas $10
Chunky sausage, mash & peas with gravy.
Kid’s Pasta $10
Bacon, chicken & cheese with a creamy base.
Rivers Mini Hawaiian Pizza $10
Served fries & small salad.
Mini Hotdogs $10
Served fries & small salad.
Kids Platter 2-3 children $24
Garlic bread, chicken tenders, mini hotdogs, crumbed fish, mini pizza, wedges, fries & lashings of sauce.
Chocolate, Vanilla, Banana, Strawberry, Lime, Caramel.
Coke, Raspberry or Lemonade.
Traffic Lights $5.5
Orange Juice with Lemonade base.
See blackboard for today's specials
Sticky Date Pudding $11
Banana Fritters $11
Chocolate MudCake $11
Fruit Crumble $11
Banana Split $11
Chocolate, Berry or Caramel.
Topping, sprinkles and wafer.
All served with cream & ice cream
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