Lemonwood is OPEN!

Welcome to LEMONWOOD EATERY, Taranaki’s most fabulous Plant based restaurant. Step inside and be amazed by the ambience, the food and the warmth of this little café set in the heart of the coastal village, Okato. Barbara Olsen-Henderson’s signature colourful décor is obvious when you step in the door, and she has drawn together a team of engaging, friendly staff to serve you. Her plant-based menu is well thought out and shows a passion and flair for tasty, colourful, wholesome food that will leave you deeply satisfied when you dine here. Dining at Lemonwood Eatery is a must if you’re visiting Taranaki. It’s worth the drive 😊

Follow the links below to find out more details ♥

Menu ♥

BARB’S MACADAMIA MUESLIsensational with local macadamia nuts, brazil nuts, sliced Almonds, Oats & agave syrup baked till deliciously crunchy and served with Coconut Yoghurt and Fruit 17.9

TACOS RANCHEROS – Crispy house-made corn & wheat tacos w beans, guacamole, marinated tofu & salad  24.9 add cashew sour cream 2.0  (gf on request)*

LEMONWOOD BREKKY – 2x Rosemary & Sage Sausages, hashcake, baked beans, spinach, tomato, eggy scramble, fakebacon crisps, toast & relish 27.9

BUBBLE n SQUEAK HASHCAKES – layered with cheese or seared marinated tofu, tomato, sweet feijoa chutney and cashew sour cream   22.9 Add Spinach 4.0 gf*

BAKED BEANS & SAUSAGES – on Lemonwood wholemeal Toast – herby sausages w our tasty housemade beans21.9 Add spinach 4.0

  LEMONWOOD PILEUP – grilled house bread slathered with garlic butter and fresh basil pesto then piled w sliced tomatoes, avocado, spinach and sweet feijoa-lime chutney. Sprinkled with almond feta 24.9 Add marinated seared tofu 4.0 *

MASALA SCRAMBLED EGGY TOFU – on toasted Lemonwood bread with seared tomato 21.9 * Add baked beans 5.0

HASHCAKE BENNY – Seared Eggy Tofu on Hash Cakes , with spinach and Lemony Hollandaise 21.9  Add tomato 4.0 *

LEMONWOOD BURGER – Tasty housemade broccoli & red bean patty, beets, pickles, greens, onions, tomato, cheese with our sweet relish on a soft Lemonwood bun 21.9 * Add fries 6.0

FRICKEN CHICKEN  SLIDERS x 3 – w slaw on housemade baby buns 21.9 add fries 6.0

CREAMY MUSHROOMS – on lemonwood toast 21.9 (gf on request)*

BARB’S MINCE ON TOAST – savory soy mince on our rustic Brown bread toasted 19.9 (gf on request)*

extras you can add

LEMONWOOD side SALAD – delicious mix of Kaitake organic greens, our fragrant Carrot & Ginger Sauerkraut, pickled Red Cabbage & sweetly pickled sultanas & cranberries 7.0 gf*

SKINON side of STRING FRIES – golden and skinny 7.0 gf*

GARLIC BREAD side portion – (2) house-made bread grilled with salty, herby garlic Olivani butter 7.0 * 

Spinach / Tomato / Sausage / Hash Cake / Masala scrambled Tofu / Baked Beans 6.5

House-made Toast / Almond Feta / Avo or Guacamole / Seared Marinated Tofu 6.5

Cashew Sour Cream / Lemony Hollandaise / House Relish / House-made Jam 3

SIDES AS A MEAL prices as noted plus 5.0 plating charge   Half sized meal deduct $3

House-made Gluten Free Bread to substitute for toast upon request extra 3.0

*Please be aware that any of our meals may contain traces of gluten and nuts. We do our best to keep the gf items free from gluten, but these ingredients are used in our kitchen in other dishes. We don’t have a separate gf kitchen ♥ 


TRIPLE COOKED FRIES w tomato sauce 12.9 gf*

SKINNY FRIES w tomato sauce 9.9 gf*

POLENTA CHIPS w cumin seeds – crispy & golden outside w a firm center – w Smoky Aioli gf* 13.9 

GARLIC BREAD – house bread served crusty & hot w garlic butter 12.9 w chutney 3.0

We make the majority of our jams, relishes & chutneys in house and our breads are baked fresh daily using our overnight ferment. We use organic and local produce when we can and we love cooking using good old-fashioned methods and no pre-mixes. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions so that we don’t poison you with some normal ingredient! 😊

You can relax knowing that no animal products have been used in our cooking.           We love plants ♥

Drinks ♥

¿What’s Hot?
InCafé Coffees
Soy/ Coconut/ Oat/ Dairy
Black $4.5
White $6
Raw Spice Chai $7.0
Beetroot Latte $7.0
Turmeric Latte $7.0
Aniseed Latte $7.5
Hot Chocolate $7.0
Mocha $7.5
Kids Hot Chocolate $5
Fluffy $3
Lemon Ginger Agave Hot or Iced $7
Hot water $3.0
Extra Milk $2.0

Iced Coffee / Mocha / Chocolate $8
Iced Choc Nut Milk (RSF) $9
(Cashew, Almond, Date, Sunflower Seed)

Selection of Tea Total Teas $6
English Breakfast
Early Grey Special
Japanese Green Tea w Lime
Nepal Masala
Grans Berry Garden
Intense Orange Passion
Lemon Ginger Kiss

¿0%AGE Beers?
Bonfire Stout 355ml can $12
Bravus IPA 355ml can $12
Bravus Amber Ale 355ml can $12

Bilpin Cider-
Apple & Lemon 330ml bottle $12
¿What’s Juicy?
Apple $7
Orange $7
Feijoa & Apple $7
Tomato $7
Raw Banana & Berry Smoothy $8
¿What’s Fizzy?
Coca Cola $5.5
Coke Zero $5.5
Lemonade $5.5
Sparkling Water $4.5
Sparkling Water 750ml $11
Spicy Chi Ginger Beer w Cardamom $8
Coaqua Coconut Water $8
Ginger Ale/ Tonic/ LLB $6
Kombucha $8

ZERO HEROES 0%age alcohol
¿Very Nice Vegan Wines?
Housewines: 150ml Glass $12 750ml bottle $51
Songbird Chardonnay
Teatotaller White
Noughty Rouge Syrah

Gruvi Dry Secco sparkling 275ml bottle $15
Altina Sangsgria sparkling red 250ml can $14
750ml bottle $51

Contact ♥

Opening Hours
Thursday & Friday

9am – 2.30pm

Saturday & Sunday
9am – 4pm

To make a booking call us on 067524829 & If we don’t happen to pick up, leave us a message on our fabulous answer phone ❤️

Where To Find Us
Lemonwood Eatery
69 Carthew Street


FACEBOOK: @lemonwoodeateryINSTAGRAM: @lemonwoodeatery