Sunday Live in The Boat House - The Bull Kelp Surfers
Oct
27
12:00 PM12:00

Sunday Live in The Boat House - The Bull Kelp Surfers

The Boat House is open from 12pm with free entry through the white gates and live music until 5pm.

This is a casual, family friendly environment with large lawn, decks, conservatory all under the shade of our over 100 year old Oak trees together with views of the water. There are two bars; a menu from inside The Boat House and weather permitting our unique old smokey BBQ.

Originally from around this area, 'The Bull Kelp Surfers' play 60's guitar based surf-rock with the occasional sax thrown in. Dogs are permitted on the lawn as long as they remain attached to their responsible owners.

No bookings are required.

Seating is first in, first served, with walk up bars and counter /buzzer service for food. Come along and chillax through your Sunday afternoon!

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Sunday Live in The Boat House - Rockstok!
Nov
3
12:00 PM12:00

Sunday Live in The Boat House - Rockstok!

Rockstok are a cover band who play all music from the 1960’s through to current.


The gates open at 12 noon, come on in and grab your spot. Music starts at 1 till 5pm. This casual environment with a comprehensive menu is great for all the family. Let us know if you have a group of over 20 and we'll book you a table. This is a brilliant place to ease through the rest of your weekend and meet up with friends and family.

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Sunday Live in The Boat House - MGN
Nov
10
12:00 PM12:00

Sunday Live in The Boat House - MGN

'My Greatest Now' band is a bunch of musicians that love what they do and will have you on your feet dancing to those songs you love and get you going! The gates open at 12 noon, come on in and grab your spot. Music starts at 1 till 5pm. This casual environment with a comprehensive menu is great for all the family. Let us know if you have a group of over 20 and we'll book you a table. This is a brilliant place to ease through the rest of your weekend and meet up with friends and family.

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Sunday Live in The Boat House - The Renegades
Nov
17
12:00 PM12:00

Sunday Live in The Boat House - The Renegades

'The Renegades' are a popular upbeat acoustic cover band that plays highly appealing songs loved by all ages without being the same as every other band. The gates open at 12 noon, come on in and grab your spot. Music starts at 1 till 5pm. This casual environment with a comprehensive menu is great for all the family. Let us know if you have a group of over 20 and we'll book you a table. This is a brilliant place to ease through the rest of your weekend and meet up with friends and family.

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Sunday Live in The Boat House - Fat Mouse
Nov
24
12:00 PM12:00

Sunday Live in The Boat House - Fat Mouse

'Fat Mouse' plays blues & swings that predates rock 'n' roll and all those tunes you grew up with, know and love to dance to. The gates open at 12 noon, come on in and grab your spot. Music starts at 1 till 5pm. This casual environment with a comprehensive menu is great for all the family. Let us know if you have a group of over 20 and we'll book you a table. This is a brilliant place to ease through the rest of your weekend and meet up with friends and family.

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Sunday Live in The Boat House - Groovediggers
Dec
1
12:00 PM12:00

Sunday Live in The Boat House - Groovediggers

'Groove Diggers' always keep the crowd entertained with their acoustic style...smooth & cruisey, just the way we like it! The gates open at 12 noon, come on in and grab your spot. Music starts at 1 till 5pm. This casual environment with a comprehensive menu is great for all the family. Let us know if you have a group of over 20 and we'll book you a table.

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Sunday Live in The Boat House - Fat Mouse
Dec
8
12:00 PM12:00

Sunday Live in The Boat House - Fat Mouse

'Fat Mouse' plays blues & swings that predates rock 'n' roll and all those tunes you grew up with, know and love to dance to.

The gates open at 12 noon, come on in and grab your spot.

Music starts at 1 till 5pm.

This casual environment with a comprehensive menu is great for all the family.

Let us know if you have a group of over 20 and we'll book you a table.

This is a brilliant place to ease through the rest of your weekend and meet up with friends and family.

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Sunday Live in The Boat House - The Renegades
Dec
15
12:00 PM12:00

Sunday Live in The Boat House - The Renegades

'The Renegades' are a popular upbeat acoustic cover band that plays highly appealing songs loved by all ages without being the same as every other band. The gates open at 12 noon, come on in and grab your spot. Music starts at 1 till 5pm. This casual environment with a comprehensive menu is great for all the family. Let us know if you have a group of over 20 and we'll book you a table. This is a brilliant place to ease through the rest of your weekend and meet up with friends and family.

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Sunday Live in The Boat House - Elevate
Dec
22
12:00 PM12:00

Sunday Live in The Boat House - Elevate

'Elevate' is a band that oozes energy & enthusiasm backed up with good musicianship and fun! Playing a huge variety of songs from the 40's right through to pop, rock & disco. The gates open at 12 noon, come on in and grab your spot. Music starts at 1 till 5pm. This casual environment with a comprehensive menu is great for all the family. Let us know if you have a group of over 20 and we'll book you a table. This is a brilliant place to ease through the rest of your weekend and meet up with friends and family.

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Christmas Day Buffet @ The Boat House ** FULLY BOOKED **
Dec
25
11:00 AM11:00

Christmas Day Buffet @ The Boat House ** FULLY BOOKED **

$89 per adult and $25 per child (5yrs - 12yrs) under 5’s free
Venue open from 11:30 am until 4pm, with food served 12:30 until 2:30pm

Platter for the table to share

Fresh baked bread, parma prosciutto, smoked New Zealand king salmon, marinated olives,
char-grilled zucchini & eggplant, hummus & ‘Over the Moon’ black truffle brie

On the buffet

Tiger prawns with a lime & coriander cocktail dressing (gf)
Steamed green lip mussels with a saffron, tomato & basil broth (gf, df)
Slow cooked Hawkes Bay lamb shoulder, lemon herb couscous salad & tzatziki
Freedom Farms pork loin with crackling & a spiced granny smith sauce (gf)
Five spiced tofu, steamed aubergines, cardamon passata (vegan, gf, df)

Chef’s Carvery
Honey glazed ‘Freedom Farms’ ham (gf, df)
Roast turkey with spiced orange & cranberry sauce (gf, df)

Salad Bar
Roast heirloom beets, goats cheese, spinach & orange dressing (gf, v)
Mixed green salad with tomatoes, cucumber, onion & lemon vinaigrette (gf, v, vegan, df)
Heirloom tomato & buffalo mozzarella salad, pomegranate, fresh basil (v, gf)

Dessert Station
French waffles with local strawberries & vanilla custard
Coconut panna cotta caramelised pineapple, fresh mint (df, gf)
Chocolate coated profiteroles
Mini pavlova with seasonal berries & meyer lemon curd (gf)
Brandy snaps with pistachio cream

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Sunday Live in The Boat House - The Slow Water Band
Oct
20
12:00 PM12:00

Sunday Live in The Boat House - The Slow Water Band

The gates open at 12noon, come on in and grab your spot. Music starts at 1 till 5pm. This casual environment with a comprehensive menu is great for all the family. Be entertained by The Slow Water Band in the old fashioned, foot-tapping, Celtic style...good musicians who know how to have a bit of fun. Let us know if you have a group of over 20 and we'll book you a table. This is a brilliant place to ease through the rest of your weekend and meet up with friends and family.

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Sunday Live in The Boat House - DJ Limelight
Oct
13
12:00 PM12:00

Sunday Live in The Boat House - DJ Limelight

Limelight DJ will be playing all your favourite songs, both old and the latest hits ...you'll have the chance to put in your own request and make the afternoon your own! The gates open at 12 noon, come on in and grab your spot. Music starts at 1 till 5pm. This casual environment with a comprehensive menu is great for all the family. Let us know if you have a group of over 20 and we'll book you a table.

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Sunday Live in The Boat House - King & Power
Oct
6
12:00 AM00:00

Sunday Live in The Boat House - King & Power

'King & Power's' Paul King and Chris Power are multi-instrumentalists and singers of Celtic/ Folk Roots based music and songs. The diversity of their backgrounds, from classical to traditional folk playing and songwriting in Chris’s case to Paul’s punk rock and prog influences is fused by folk. The Boat House gate open at 12 noon with the music starting at 1pm through to 5pm. This family-friendly casual environment is perfect to ease through the weekend with good food, a few bevvies, family and friends to share it with. If you have a large group of over 20 please let us know and we'll set aside space for you, otherwise it's first come first served. All welcome!

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Pool Night - Every Monday in The Portage Bar!
Sep
30
7:00 PM19:00

Pool Night - Every Monday in The Portage Bar!

Fancy yourself a bit of a Pool Shark? Monday nights are Pool Night in The Portage Bar! $5 entry fee - winner takes all! PLUS free supper provided! To play, contact The Riverhead on 09 412 8902 and give us your name and mobile number. We text out who wants to play each week and the first 16 back to us, get to play!

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Sunday Live in The Boat House - DJ Limelight
Sep
29
12:00 PM12:00

Sunday Live in The Boat House - DJ Limelight

Limelight DJ will be playing all your favourite songs, both old and the latest hits ...you'll have the chance to put in your own request and make the afternoon your own! The gates open at 12 noon, come on in and grab your spot. Music starts at 1 till 5pm. This casual environment with a comprehensive menu is great for all the family. Let us know if you have a group of over 20 and we'll book you a table.

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Pool Night - Every Monday in The Portage Bar!
Sep
23
7:00 PM19:00

Pool Night - Every Monday in The Portage Bar!

Fancy yourself a bit of a Pool Shark? Monday nights are Pool Night in The Portage Bar! $5 entry fee - winner takes all! PLUS free supper provided! To play, contact The Riverhead on 09 412 8902 and give us your name and mobile number. We text out who wants to play each week and the first 16 back to us, get to play!

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