Matakana Market Kitchen is not just a name, it is an insight into our style & feeling on the ingredients & produce that we use. Here at MMK, we endeavour to use only the freshest ingredients, including herbs from our very own herb gardens, as well as Produce from many of our local suppliers.
Launched in September 2010, MMK is a family run restaurant, encouraging you to bring all the family too.
We have several varying dining options in the restaurant; including a Market Table which can seat up to 20 people around it, Riverside terrace seating that offers a tranquil break; High-Top tables perfect for a pre-cinema drink, afternoon snack, or post-cinema dessert; & plenty of Restaurant tables available for a both a quiet dinner or special occation.
DINING OPTIONSWe have several varying dining options in the restaurant; including a Market Table which can seat up to 20 people around it, Riverside terrace seating that offers a tranquil break; High-Top tables perfect for a pre-cinema drink, afternoon snack, or post-cinema dessert; & plenty of Restaurant tables available for a both a quiet dinner or special occation.
WINE & DRINKS
As a fully licenced restaurant, MMK does not offer the BYOW option. We support the local winemakers, & have a great number of quality local wines on the list. With local wines from Hyperion, Saltings Estate, Takatu, Contour Estate, Brick Bay, Coxhead Creek, Mount Tamahunga, and many more, there is plenty to experience from Matakana's beautiful wine growing region.
WINE & DRINKSIf wine is not to your taste, try our Sawmill and craft ciders on tap. or bottled, made just around the corner.
The quality of our food is of the up-most importance to us, and in order to guarantee the freshest ingredients, we work closely with many of our local suppliers. MMK is fortunate to have access to internationally recognised suppliers, such as Leigh Fisheries, as well as passionate local growers, who provide only the freshest Citrus fruits & herbs daily.
OUR PRODUCEEvery day, Bob & the team look at the availablility of the freshest produce & develop a “Specials” board to ensure the dishes are well balanced, maintaining a market feel in keeping with the homely style of the restaurant.
Ocean to plate in 36 hours: the Lee Fish Story
The company is based in Leigh, Cape Rodney, in the North Island, and supplies premium quality seafood to a local and export market. It is the heart of the company’s global operations, working alongside sister operations in Asia, Europe, and the United States. Forty independent boats fish for the company from ports in the North Island, with around 30 staff working at the base filleting, sorting, and packing the fish.
The Vintry specialises in locally grown Matakana Wines. All our family-owned wineries are located within a 14km radius of The Vintry’s doorstep. Enjoy a wine tasting, wine by the glass, or take your own taste of Matakana home with you from our cellar door wine list.