MUD-DUCKS, 31 Taupo Quay, Wanganui 4500, New Zealand
info@mudducks.co.nz | Call Us: 06-348 7626

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Welcome
Delicious Food | Friendly Service | Amazing Location

Come for a bite, stay for a meal.
Our food is fresh, flavourful and served in a relaxed riverside setting.
Open morning, noon & night, serving breakfast, lunch & dinner

OPENING HOURS

Monday: 8.30am-5.00pm

Tuesday: 8.30am-5.00pm

Wednesday: 8.30am – 8.00pm

Thursday: 8.30am – 8.00pm

Friday: 8.30am-8.00pm

Saturday: 8.30am-5.00pm

Sunday: 8.30am-5.00pm

The evening menu will only run from 5.00 pm, wed, thurs, fri nights

Closed public holidays

enjoy a casual dining experience

We create simple, stylish food, using the best of our local ingredients.

Discover

Menus

We’re Whanganui’s best all day café, serving fantastic food and excellent coffee. Check out our ever changing menus. We challenge you to find something that’s not simply scrumptious!

BRUNCH

banana on toast | maple | toasted coconut | almond butter | fresh or fried 14 

bruschetta | tomato, basil + garlic | poached egg | prosciutto | buffalo mozzarella 20 

fruit + nut granola | passionfruit + coconut yoghurt | berry coulis 13 

kransky dog | caramelised onions | garlic aioli | bbq sauce 14 

eggs on toast | toasted rye | poached, scrambled or fried 14 

bacon buttie | thick cut white toast | buttered | aioli | rocket fuel 14 

french toast | strawberry + mint compote | lemon mascarpone | honey butter syrup | honey crisps | pistachio 22 

eggs benedict | poached egg | english muffin | hollandaise bacon 19 | house smoked salmon 24 | zucchini and haloumi 19 

savoury beef cheek | slow cooked |crusty ciabatta | tomato sauce | poached egg 18 

vege feast | grilled haloumi | spinach | mushroom | tomato | boston beans potato hash | poached egg | roasted red pepper “aioli” | kibbled rye 23 

kedgeree | smoked fish | basmati rice | poached egg | crispy shallots | tamarind chutney | minted yoghurt 22 

corned beef hash | spicy chorizo | capers | fried egg | chipotle dressing 22 

breakfast burger | pork patty | hash cake | bacon | smokey cheese | spinach | fried egg | mayo | bbq sauce 21 

smashed greens | avocado | peas | edamame | haloumi | harissa drizzle | tomato | toasted rye 20 

creamy mushrooms | garlic | spinach | toasted rye 20 

mighty breakfast | bacon | black pudding | beef sausage | spinach | tomato | potato hash poached eggs | mushroom | toasted rye 26 

BUILD IT UP per item: 

one egg | spinach

mushroom | hollandaise | hash cake

tomato | sausage | beans | black pudding

bacon | haloumi

salmon 10 

toast

plating charge

talk to our staff about any dietary requirements all our eggs are free range

LUNCH 

baked feta | orange + honey drizzle | roast macadamia | grilled ciabatta 18 

smoked fish pate | grilled ciabatta | fried capers 18 

bao bun | crispy pork belly | fried shallots | hoisin mayo | slaw 21 

fried chicken | smoked paprika aioli | dill pickles 19 

paccheri pasta | kumara | zucchini | chilli flakes | parmesan | basil leaves | pesto | lemon juice | pinenuts 20 

spiced chickpea + kumara salad | haloumi | tahini dressing | summer leaves | dukkah | lemon vinaigrette 19 

harissa lamb salad | beetroot | cherry tomatoes | mint | feta and pistachio crumble pomegranate | citrus dressing | tahini | leaves 24 

couch potato burger | beef patty | potato crisps | caramelised onion | chorizo | blue cheese | pickles 23 + fries 26 

chicken burger | bacon | smokey cheddar | slaw | smoked paprika mayo | 21 + fries 24 

vegano burger | black bean patty | pickles | tomato | lettuce | vegan cheese | tomato sauce | mustard 18 + fries 21 

beef whanganui | wagyu scotch fillet | roast portobello | pastry palmier | hash cake | jus | truffle butter 35 

pan fried gurnard | apple | orange | fennel | rocket | pomegranate seeds | molasses 23 

thai green curry | rice | poppadum | cashews chicken 21 | prawn 23 | vege 18 

soft shell tacos | crispy cauliflower | slaw | red pepper “mayo” | pineapple salsa 18 swap for fried chicken

FRIED UP 

sidewinders | sour cream | sweet chilli sauce 10 

cheese kransky | rocket fuel half 10 | full 18 

cajun fries | sour cream | chipotle sml 5 | lge 8 

fries | tomato sauce | garlic aioli sml 5 | lge 8 

talk to our staff about any dietary requirements all our eggs are free range  

 

ENTREES 

warmed olives | orange | herbs

ciabatta | olive oil | balsamic | dukkah 10 

arancini | ask your server for todays flavour 12 

chilli prawns | pineapple salsa 14 

baked feta | orange + honey drizzle | roast macadamia | grilled ciabatta 18 

smoked fish pate | grilled ciabatta | fried capers 18 

fried chicken | smoked paprika aioli | dill pickles 19 

caprese salad | cherry tomato | mozzarella | basil | olive oil 15 

meat platter | whipped horseradish butter POA 

MAINS 

bao bun | crispy pork belly | fried shallots | hoisin mayo | slaw 21 

paccheri pasta | kumara | zucchini | chilli flakes | parmesan | basil leaves | pesto | lemon juice | pinenuts 20 

spiced chickpea + kumara salad | haloumi | tahini dressing | summer leaves | dukkah | citrus vinaigrette 19 

harissa lamb salad | beetroot | cherry tomatoes | mint | feta and pistachio crumble | pomegranate citrus dressing | tahini | leaves 24 

couch potato burger | beef patty | potato crisps | caramelised onion | chorizo | blue cheese | pickles 23 + fries 26 

chicken burger | bacon | smoky cheddar | slaw | smoked paprika mayo | 21 + fries 24 

vegano burger | black bean patty | pickles | tomato | lettuce | vegan cheese | tomato sauce | mustard 18 + fries 21 

beef whanganui | wagyu scotch fillet | roast portobello | pastry palmier | hash cake | jus | truffle butter 35 

pan fried gurnard | apple | orange | fennel | rocket | pomegranate seeds | molasses 23 

thai green curry | rice | poppadum | cashews chicken 21 | prawn 23 | vege 18 

soft shell tacos | crispy cauliflower | slaw | red pepper “mayo” | pineapple salsa 18 swap for fried chicken

FRIED UP 

sidewinders | sour cream | sweet chilli sauce 10 

cheese kransky | rocket fuel half 10 | full 18 

cajun fries | sour cream | chipotle sml 5 | lge 8 

fries | tomato sauce | garlic aioli sml 5 | lge 8 

talk to our staff about any dietary requirements all our eggs are free range 

SIDES 

spinach | creamed | parmesan

mushrooms | balsamic | garlic

beetroot | feta | lemon vinaigrette | pistachio

zucchini | hoisin | sesame seeds

DESSERT 

affogato | espresso |vanilla ice – cream| frangelico | hazelnut chocolate crumb 12 

please check out our great selection of cakes and slices in the cabinet. these all go really well heated with some cream or ice cream. 

HOT
ESPRESSO
EXTRAS
TEA
COLD
ESPRESSO
TRADITIONAL ICED DRINKS
ICE CREAM SMOOTHIES
SUMMER SODAS
MILKSHAKES
CHILLED DRINKS
ALCOHOLIC
BEER
CIDER
WINE
DESSERT
AFFOGATO

BRUNCH – gluten free

banana on toast | maple | toasted coconut | almond butter | fresh or fried 16

bruschetta | tomato, basil + garlic | poached egg | prosciutto | buffalo mozzarella 22

eggs on toast | toasted rye | poached, scrambled or fried 16

bacon buttie | thick cut white toast | buttered | aioli | rocket fuel 16

eggs benedict | poached egg | gluten free toast | hollandaise bacon 21 | house smoked salmon 26 | zucchini and haloumi 21

savoury beef cheek | slow cooked |crusty toast | poached egg | tomato sauce 20

vege feast | grilled haloumi | spinach | mushroom | tomato | boston beans | potato hash poached egg | roasted red pepper “aioli” | toast 25

kedgeree | smoked fish | basmati rice | poached egg | crispy shallots | tamarind chutney | minted yoghurt 22

corned beef hash | spicy chorizo | capers | fried egg | chipotle dressing 22

breakfast burger | pork patty | hash cake | bacon | smokey cheese | spinach | fried egg | mayo | bbq sauce 23

smashed greens | avocado | peas | edamame | haloumi | harissa drizzle | tomato | toast 22 creamy mushrooms | garlic | spinach | toast 22

mighty breakfast | bacon | black pudding | beef sausage | spinach | tomato | potato hash poached eggs | mushroom | toast 28 

BUILD IT UP per item:

one egg | spinach 2

mushroom | hollandaise | hash cake 3

tomato | sausage | beans | black pudding 5

bacon | haloumi 6

salmon 10

gluten free toast 6

plating charge

LUNCH – gluten free

baked feta | orange + honey drizzle | roast macadamia | grilled bread 20

smoked fish pate | grilled bread | fried capers 20

spiced chickpea + kumara salad | haloumi | tahini dressing | summer leaves | dukkah | lemon vinaigrette 19

harissa lamb salad | beetroot | cherry tomatoes | mint | feta and pistachio crumble | pomegranate citrus dressing | tahini | leaves 24

couch potato burger | beef patty | potato crisps | caramelised onion | chorizo | blue cheese | pickles 25 + fries 28

vegano burger | black bean patty | pickles | tomato | lettuce | vegan cheese | tomato sauce | mustard 20 + fries 23

beef whanganui | wagyu scotch fillet | roast portobello| hash cake | jus | truffle butter 35

pan fried gurnard | apple | orange | fennel | rocket | pomegranate | molasses 23

thai green curry | rice | poppadum | cashews chicken 21 | prawn 23 | vege 18 

FRIED UP

cheese kransky | rocket fuel half 10 | full 18

cajun fries | sour cream | chipotle sml 5 | lge 8 fries | tomato sauce | garlic aioli sml 5 | lge 8 

since we’re honest people, here’s a disclaimer: mud ducks’ vegan and gluten free items are prepared in a common kitchen with the risk of cross contamination. Customers with these sensitivities should exercise judgement when eating here. Although we try our best, we cannot guarantee that our GF products will be 100% safe for customers with celiac disease. Please advise staff of any allergies. 

BRUNCH – vegan

banana on toast | maple | toasted coconut | almond butter | fresh or fried 14 (G.F.A) 

fruit + nut granola | passionfruit + coconut yoghurt | berry coulis 13 

vege feast | spinach | mushroom | tomato | boston beans | roasted red pepper “aioli” kibbled rye 23 (G.F.A) 

smashed greens | avocado | peas | edamame | vegan cheddar | harissa drizzle tomato | toasted rye 20 (G.F.A) 

BUILD IT UP per item: 

spinach

mushroom

tomato | beans

toast

gluten free toast

plating charge

LUNCH – vegan

paccheri pasta | kumara | zucchini | chilli flakes | basil leaves | lemon juice | harissa | pinenuts 20 

spiced chickpea + kumara salad | tahini dressing | summer leaves | dukkah | lemon vinaigrette 19 (GF) 

vegano burger | black bean patty | pickles | tomato | lettuce | vegan cheese | tomato sauce mustard 18 + fries 21 (G.F.A) 

thai green curry | vegetable | rice | poppadum | cashews 18 (GF) 

soft shell tacos | crispy cauliflower | slaw | red pepper “mayo” | pineapple salsa 18 

FRIED UP 

sidewinders | sweet chilli sauce 10 

cajun fries | chipotle sml 5 | lge 8 

fries | tomato sauce | sml 5 | lge 8 

since we’re honest people, here’s a disclaimer: mud ducks’ vegan and gluten free items are prepared in a common kitchen with the risk of cross contamination. Customers with these sensitivities should exercise judgement when eating here. Although we try our best, we cannot guarantee that our GF products will be 100% safe for customers with celiac disease. Please advise staff of any allergies. 

BREAKFAST

Out-Catering: 7am to 10am weekdays. Delivery $6
All foods will be served in disposable platters for your convenience.
On-site: 6am to 9 am weekdays.

chefs choice $15.0 – consists of 5 items
pick individual items for $3.2 each (minimum of 3 options)

Breakfast Buffet

On-site only 6am to 9am weekdays
$24.0p.p minimum 10 people

MORNING + AFTERNOON TEA

Off-site only. Weekends by arrangement
Delivery $6 all foods will be served in disposable platters for your convenience.

Morning tea- 8am to 11am
Afternoon Tea- 2pm to 4pm

chefs choice $15.0 – consists of 5 items
pick individual items for $3.2 each (minimum of 3 options)

LUNCH
Light Lunch

Off-site only. Weekends by arrangement
Delivery $6 all foods will be served ob disposable platters for your convenience.

Chefs choice $15.0 – consists of 4 items
pick individual items
for$ 4.0 each (minimum of 3 options)

Lunch Boxes
FINGERFOOD

Select three or more items for the first 45 minutes of service and an additional food item per
15 minutes thereafter is recommended

$10.5 per person provides 3 items each
$13.5 per person provides 4 items each
$15.5 per person provides 5 items each
$17.5 per person provides 6 items each

please discuss with us if you are wanting any sweet treats on your menu, this can certainly be
arranged.

CANAPES

Select three or more items for the first 45 minutes of service and an additional food item
per 15 minutes thereafter is recommended

$13.5 per person provides 3 items each
$17.5 per person provides 5 items each
$15.5 per person provides 4 items each
$19.0 per person provides 6 items each
Larger Bites $4.8 each. Minimum of 10 per flavour
PLATTERS
CUTLERY HIRE +STAFF

Going the extra mile with your catering services.
from cutlery to wait and bar staff – we provide everything you’ll need!
our catering services don’t stop at providing delicious food when you need it – and you
can trust us to do everything we can to ensure your next function or event is a complete
success.
mud ducks has a long history in the area and experienced team behind them who are
more than capable of meeting your every need.

gf = gluten free. df = dairy free. v = vegan. a = available. please discuss any dietary requirements with us – we are happy to tailor to suit where possible. all
food that has been delivered must be consumed within two hours – mud ducks cannot take responsibility for food that has been delivered and left out. all
food delivered cold must be stored in refrigerated conditions until consumed. any orders for next day placed after 1pm will be chef’s choice.

CATERING

Ask us about catering for your next event.

Extended Hours

Now open till 8pm every night!

Contact

Thank you for your interest in Mud Ducks Cafe. We welcome your enquiry.

Whether it be out catering or making a booking, we’d love to hear from you. Simply complete the form below, drop
in at 31 Taupo Quay and ask for Tim or Kim, or give us a call on 06-348 7626.

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