Vehicle access: Our vehicle entrance will be reduced to one lane from 25 July until the end of November 2022, due to the construction of a new set of traffic lights outside Te Papa.
Info about vehicle access to Te Papa 25 Jul – Nov 2022

Te Papa Cafe menu

Food and beverages currently available in the Level 1 Cafe.

Food is served 9am – 3pm.
Drinks are served 9am – 5pm.

Coffee and tea | Kawhe me te tī

  Regular Large
Flat white $5 $6
Caffè latte $5 $6
Cappuccino $5 $6
Mochaccino $5 $6
Piccolo $5 $6
Short black $4.50
Long black $4.50
Americano $4.50

 

  Regular Large
Fluffy $2.50
Hot chocolate $5 $6
Chai latte $5 $6
Hot matcha $6.50
Hot lemon, honey, and ginger $5.50
Hot blackcurrant $5.50

 

Decaf / extra shot $1
Oat milk / coconut milk $1
Vanilla / caramel / hazelnut syrup $1

 

English Breakfast tea $5
Earl Grey tea $5
Peppermint tea $5
Green tea $5
Kawakawa tea $5
Red Star tea $5

Chilled drinks | Inu mātao

Coke / Coke No Sugar / L&P $5.50
Pump still water $4.50 (400ml)
$5.50 (750ml)
Mac’s range $6
Allganics range $6
Karma Cola range $6
Lipton peach iced tea $6
Kombucha $7
Soda water (by the glass) $3.50
Tahitian lime and mint soda (by the glass) $5.50
Passionfruit soda (by the glass) $5.50
Orange or apple juice (by the glass) $4 (small)
$6 (regular)
Simply squeezed berry smoothie $6

Iced drinks | Inu tio

The following are served with ice cream and whipped cream. Please let our staff know if you’d prefer no ice cream and/or no whipped cream.

Iced coffee $8
Iced chocolate $8
Iced mocha $8

The following are served on ice.

Iced Americano $6
Iced caffè latte $6
Iced matcha $7
Kid’s iced chocolate $4.50

Wine, beer, and cider

Please ask staff for our selection of wines.

House white wine $12
House red wine $12
Cider $10
Lager $10
Craft beer $12

Food | Kai

Please place your order at the counter and make staff aware or any allergies when ordering.

Eggs on toast

Eggs your way on sourdough (or potato rosti: +$3).

Gluten-free/dairy-free option available on request.

$12.50

Mince on toast

Classic beef mince with seasonal green on sourdough. Add an extra egg for $3.

Vegetarian option: Parkvale portobello mushroom and Hollandaise sauce.

Gluten-free/vegan option available on request.

$18.50

Chef’s pasta

Bacon, mushroom, and spinach in a creamy Parmesan sauce.

Vegetarian option: Spinach and mushroom in a roasted capsicum tomato basil sauce.

Dairy-free/vegan option available on request.

$22

Eggs Benedict

Choice of bacon or spinach (or smoked salmon: +$4) on a herb potato rosti with Hollandaise sauce.

Gluten-free.

$20.50

Open bacon and egg

Streaky bacon and poached egg with tomato relish, tomato slice, garden green, and grated Parmesan. Add an extra egg and Hollandaise sauce for $5.

$19

Seasonal soup

Served with toasted sourdough.

Gluten-free option available on request.

$16

Waffle

Served with maple syrup, fresh banana, berry compote, mascarpone, and chocolate sand. Add bacon for $4.

$19.50

Prime Angus beef burger

Served with mesclun, tomato, onion jam, sliced pickle, melted cheese, and spicy aioli in a milk bun, with fries.

Gluten-free/dairy-free/vegetarian/vegan option available on request.

$22

Beer-battered fish and chips

Served with a side salad and tartare sauce.

Dairy-free/gluten-free option available on request.

$24

Specialty dish

See our menu board for our special dish – available from 11am while stock lasts.

$22

Sides

Halloumi
Smoked salmon

$8

Roasted vine tomato
Wilted spinach
Portobello mushroom
Avocado (seasonal)
Green salad with balsamic
Sausage
Egg
Streaky bacon
Potato rosti
Toast (gluten-free available on request)

$6

Kids’ kai

Bolognese

Beef bolognese with Parmesan cheese.

Vegetarian or vegan available on request.

$12

Chicken and fries

Chicken nuggets with fries and dip.

Gluten-free option available on request.

$10.50

Fish and chips

Battered fish and chips.

Dairy-free and gluten-free options available on request.

$12

Mac and cheese

Vegetarian pasta with cheese.

$10

Beef slider and fries

Beef burger with cheese, garden green, sliced tomato, and tomato sauce.

Vegetarian option available on request.

$12

Make it a meal

Add a kids’ juice box with a kids’ sweet item (jelly, biscuit, or fruit skewer).

$4.50

Please order at the till when you’re ready. enjoy your meal!