Cook ‘N’ With Gas


Cook ‘N’ With Gas is a classic old-school bistro that explores top-quality, modern New Zealand fare. Established in 1999, it’s an icon in the city and the place to enjoy a memorable restaurant experience – the team have worked hard to create this favourable destination among locals and visitors alike. The electric environment boasts paper on the tables and cutting-edge cuisine on the plates. They will dazzle your senses with amazing flavour profiles and cutting-edge cuisine, all cooked with flair.

Tucked away behind the historic villa you’ll find the contemporary and quaint Astro Lounge. The yin to the yang, this laid back garden bar serves up casual food and drinks from Thursday to Sunday. Hidden amongst the mature trees and shrubbery, you can tuck into some of their signature Space Dogs, beer battered fish, oysters or Astro Wings and wash it all down with a craft beer, wine or cocktail – they have a huge range.
With something for everyone available, you won’t want to miss this flavour destination. Indulge in some delicious and award-winning fare or sip on a variety of drinks. Enjoy the unique and laxed ambiance of Cook ‘N’ With Gas or the out-of-this-world sunny garden that is The Astro Lounge.

Menu sampler

Mixed Grill Venison medallion, pork belly with grilled lamb kofta on garlic mash, slaw & mustard jus (GF) $42
Duck Liver Parfait Must Try Baked creamy served with mixed pickles, plum chutney, smoked duck salad & toasts $18
Baked Market Fish & Prawns With wild and tame grains, medley of beans, fennel and radish salad with a lemon and balsamic dressing $40
The Roasted Garden Seasonal veggies with a kumara rosti, curried carrot and pumpkin served on a poppadum with a chili cultured cream $38
Duck a la Gas Signature Dish Confit leg, pan roasted breast, duck fat potatoes & gingered soy bock choy with cherry jus $42
The Mixed Cheese Plate Mixed local cheese with honeycomb & ground coffee, crackers, lavoche, grapes and gherkins $16
Crepes a la Gas The classic, flambéed at your table with mandarin brandy, with fresh and frozen creams $16

Open Monday – Saturday from 6pm


23 Worcester Boulevard, Central City,


03 377 9166



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