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Mother’s Day High Tea

Sunday 9th May 2021

First Seating – 12 noon – 2pm

Second Seating – 2.30 pm – 4.30pm

Spoil that special Mum in your life with our Mangapapa High Tea Mother’s Day event. The event will include a glass of local bubbles or non-alcoholic grape juice on arrival with our specially created and designed high tea menu for the special day. Additionally an exclusive glass of Chateau Waimarama dessert wine from Mangapapa’s private vineyard will be offered to match some of the sweet treats on the high tea. As an extra touch, all guests will be gifted some beautiful house made chocolates.
Each ticket is $55 per person and bookings are essential so please contact our team directly on 06 878 3234.

Two years in a row! Head Chef Norka Mella Munoz winner of 2020 & 2021 Beef & Lamb Ambassador.

Congratulations to the four talented chefs who have joined New Zealand’s best culinary job club – the Beef + Lamb Ambassador Chefs for 2021.  We are happy to announce that our very own, Head Chef Norka is one of those four ambassadors. Having entered two beautiful dishes encapsulating our ‘paddock to plate’ philosophy to showcase the talent in Mangapapa’s Restaurant, she has been recognised for her cuisine and we are so proud of her!

Wonderful High Tea with the Dilmah Family! 

Over one Art Deco weekend, we had a very special event organised with the Dilmah Tea Family for their fantastic customers. Having heard all about our Mangapapa High Tea, Dilmah Tea worked with us to provide a unique dining experience for some lucky customer, competition winners. Our team of talented Chefs, created a customised, tea inspired menu, complete with traditional Sri Lanka love cake, tea inspired sorbets and dainty china cups brimming with yummy tea. It was an honour to meet the founder of Dilmah Tea, Mr Fernando & his son, Dilhan and see them enjoy our scrumptious sweet treats.

It’s the gold for us! Winner of Beef & Lamb Excellence Award 2020

Another successful year for Mangapapa, as our new Head Chef, Norka Mella Munoz and her kitchen team have been awarded the Beef & Lamb Excellence Award 2020 as part of her Beef & Lamb Ambassador role for the third consecutive year in a row. This award is for her fabulous menus using Hawke’s Bay lamb and New Zealand Beef to create five star dishes, served in our stunning restaurant for Mangapapa’s five course set dinner menu. Reservations are essential so call our team on (06) 878 3234 if you’d like to try it for yourself.

New! Three Course Set Dinner Menu at $80 per person.

As well as offering our five course dining experience, Head Chef Norka has introduced from January, an option of three course set dinner menu; offering another chance to sample fine dining with five star service.

The Mangapapa Kitchen maintains a ‘paddock to plate’ philosophy, adhering to the seasons and using fruit and vegetables grown in the hotel kitchen garden and surrounding orchards. They are inspired by the local produce and the quality of those ingredients to produce exceptional menus with flair and creativity. Every night there’s a different menu, tailored to any dietary requirements of the guest’s. So call (06) 878 3234 to make a reservation as bookings are essential.

Mangapapa Hotel awarded Qualmark 5* Gold for 2020!

The team are delighted to be one of only two five star accommodations in Hawke’s Bay to be awarded the Qualmark 5* Gold for 2020. It is a honour to have the team’s work recognised as they take so much pride in providing a world class accommodation for guests to stay at in Hawke’s Bay and feel very proud to represent this accreditation.

Qualmark is New Zealand tourism’s official quality assurance organisation, providing a trusted guide to iconic travel experiences. Owned by Tourism New Zealand and backed by leading industry organisations, Qualmark provides a grading system for accommodation providers and a quality endorsement programme for visitor activities, service and transport providers, as an official mark of quality. The Qualmark logo means guests can book with confidence, knowing that the experience is quality-assured to the highest standards. A business displaying the Qualmark logo represents the best tourism experience New Zealand has to offer.