Meals redeem reputation
A summer series special.
main was the chicken stuffed with chorizo, warming and satisfying with a delicious creamy mash. The venison burger was really tasty but it was a little over-cooked; a tad burnt on one side. For an extra $2 you get fries with the burger. Finally, the lemon tart was zesty and light.
Billed as a ‘‘locals’ secret’’ the Boat Shed offers casual, family-friendly eating and drinking in a fantastic location. Any kinks associated with a new restaurant appear to have been ironed out. The menu is simple with lots of good breakfast options, sharing platters, inexpensive mains and freshly baked sweets available over the counter. They also offer juices, milkshakes and a Central Otago-themed wine list. Opening hours vary depending on the season, at this time of year the Boat Shed opens at 7.30am but closes at 5pm from Sunday to Wednesday then it’s open until 10pm for the rest of the week.
Waterside: The Boat Shed Cafe and Bistro, Frankton marina.