Get Ready To Be Hooked

Welcome to The Hook- Seafood, Grill & Bar

Your local and near by restaurant specialising in Seafood, Steak and Stonegrill in Petone. Weather it’s your Christmas function, Birthday party, group dinner, group lunch, wedding function, date night or just a casual dinner, The Hook being your local knows how to make it a wonderful affair with probably the best seafood and steak meals restaurant near you.

We specialise in Seafood, Steak and Stonegrill- Say it’s Dinner, Lunch or function
Everything we do is a celebration of food – from how we source our seafood, meat and shellfish to serving up new ways for you to enjoy it. We’ve been committed to bringing you a seafood experience you won’t find anywhere else. That's how we See (Sea) Food Differently. The HOOK lends the perfect balance to refined cuisine, chic décor, and impeccable service. Aspire to conquer the seafood market with The Hook.
This spot is trendy, but not too cool for school that you can't kick back and relax. With a varying list of goodies depending on what's fresh, things rotate in and out pretty regularly, though you can expect house classics like Yellow fin tuna, Scampi and Ora king salmon every night of the week. And if you're on a budget, there's no better time to visit than happy hour.
If you fancy steak, The Hook got you sorted too- All our beef meat are minimum of 28 days aged, grass fed Angus, weather you have it cooked or be a chef to cook it on our 400 degrees hot stonegrill.
We now pour 5 local craft beers with more bottle options at the bar. Soak in the chilled out ambience, relax and unwind with nibbles and a pour at our bar.


(04) 589 8585


306 Jackson Street
Lower Hutt 5012


Monday-Friday 11am–2:30pm
Monday-Friday 5pm–10pm
Saturday-Sunday 10am–10pm


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Bar Munchies & Beginners

Served All Day

Garlic Bread

$ 9.9

Cheesy Garlic Bread


Hook Spiced Squid


Golden Fried Prawns

$ 16.9

Jalapeno & Cheese Poppers


Hook Chook Wings


Beer Battered Onion Rings

$ 9

Steak Fries With Aioli



Served Open- 2pm

Westcoast Whitebait Omelette

Westcoast Whitebait Omelette Served With Fries, Garden Salad And Hollandaise

$ 21.0

Asian Style Beef Salad

Aged Angus Beef Strips Wok Tossed Served With Mix Garden Salad


Hook Salmon Stack

Nz King Salmon, Hash Brown, Wilted Spinach, Bacon With Your Choice Of Egg


Egg Benedict

Choice Of One- Mushroom/ Bacon/ Salmon Served With English Muffin, Poached Egg, Hollandaise Sauce

$ 18.9

Creamy Mushroom On Toast

Home-made Hot Creamy Mushroom Sauce On Sourdough, Garden Salad


Chicken Quesadilla

Chicken, Tortilla, Sour Cream, Sweet Chiili Sauce, Mixed Green, Steak Fries


Hook Fish And Chips

Catch Of The Day Battered In Panhead Apa Served With Fries, Greens And Tartar Sauce

$ 19.5

The Cut- 200g

200g Aged Angus Beef Rump Served On Our Stonegrill With Fries/ Green Salad, Jus


Open Steak

150g Aged Angus Beef Sirloin On Sourdough Served With Hook Chutney, Mustard, Tomato, Lettuce And Fries


Hook Burgers

Beef Burger

Home-made Premium Beef Patty, Streaky Bacon, Smoky Cheese, Loaded With Hook Slaw, Lettuce, Tomato, Hook Chutney & Aioli Served With A Basket Of Shoestring Fries

$ 23.0

Chicken Burger

Tender Chicken Schnitzel, Smoky Cheese, Loaded With Hook Slaw, Lettuce, Tomato, Hook Chutney & Aioli Served With A Basket Of Shoestring Fries


Veggie Burger

Premium Falafel Patty, Zucchini Fritters, Smoky Cheese, Loaded With Hook Slaw, Lettuce, Tomato, Hook Chutney & Aioli Served With A Basket Of Shoestring Fries


Stonegrill Dining


Surf N Turf

Enjoy both sea(prawn) and land(aged beef rump) catch

$ 29

The Cut

Big man's plate - 300gm of aged angus rump steak


The Trio

220gm aged beef rump, pork fillet, prawns


Bacon Wrapped Eye Fillet

220gm aged grass-fed beef eye fillet

$ 37.5

Kids Menu

Free: Free coke, lemonade or house juice and a kid’s sundae with any kid’s main.

Yummy Fish Bites

Panko Crumbed Fish Bites Served With Shoestring Fries

$ 12.9

Kids Hot Dogs

Kid’s Hot Dogs Served With Tomato Ketchup And Shoestring Fries


Chicken Nuggets And Chips

Chicken Nuggets Served With Shoestring Fries


Kiwi Kids Burger

Beef Patty, Lettuce, Tomato, Cheese And Shoestring Fries

$ 12.9

Junior Mac & Cheese

Macaroni Tossed In Mornay Sauce With Veggies/ Chicken


Easy Cheesy Quesadillas

Served With Shoestring Fries



Grilled Garlic Bread Or Cheesy Garlic Bread

Topped With Butter, Herb & Garlic

$ 9.9/ 10.9

Oysters (natural / Tempura)

Oysters With House Marinated Shallots, Lemon & House Made Aioli (min Order Of 3 Oysters)


Squid Karage

House Battered Squid, Garlic Mayo, Greens, Lemon


Vietnamese Style Mussels

Nelson Mussels Cooked Vietnamese Style With Coconut, Chillies & Cilantro Served With Garlic Bread

$ 15.5

Shrimp Cocktail

Shrimps, Surimi, Sundried Tomato, Hook Sauce, Greens



Scallops, Black Pudding, Horse Radish Mash, House Jus


Smoked Seafood Chowder

Creamy And Comforting Bowl Of Smoky Seafood Chowder Served With Crispy Garlic Bread

$ 18.50

Sesame Beef & Prawn

Beef & Prawn Skewers, Soy, Sesame, Horse Radish Sauce, Greens



Smoked Seafood Chowder

Creamy And Comforting Bowl Of Smoky Seafood Chowder Served With Crispy Garlic Bread

$ 22.5

Cast Iron Fish Pie

Succulent Fish Pie Cooked In Cast Iron Casserole With Flaky Pastry, Served With Mixed Greens And Hook Chutney Garlic Bread


Nz Lamb Shank

Braised Nz Lamb Shank Marinated & Cooked In Hook Recipe Served With Mashed Potato And Vegetables


Seafood / Veg Fettuccine

Mixed Premium Seafood Or Mushroom Fettuccini, Creamy Tomato Sauce With Herbs, Topped With Layer Of Parmesan Cheese & Truffle Oil

$ 27.5

Hook Pork Trio

Grilled Tender Pork Fillet, Slow Braised Pork Belly, Pancetta, All Served With Home-made Feijoa Jam, Mashed Potato, Apple Pilsner & Jus


Aged Angus Beef Fillet

28 Days Aged, 220gm Grass Fed Angus Beef Fillet, Herbed Creamy Potato Mash, Steamed Veges & Mushroom Sauce


Aged Angus Beef Sirloin

28 Days Aged, 330gm Grass Fed Angus Beef Sirloin, Herbed Creamy Potato Mash, Steamed Veges & Mushroom Sauce

$ 33.0

Marlborough Sound King Salmon

Pan-fried Premium Salmon, Creamy Potato Mash, Squid Ink Sauce & Hook Slaw


Crab Ravioli

Home-made Ravioli Stuffed W Soft Crab Meat, Crispy Squid, Hook Creamy Saffron Sauce, Parmesan Cheese & Garlic Bread


Korean Fire Prawns / Chicken

Korean Style Home Made Sauce, Choice Of Chicken Or Prawns, Spring Onion & Oriental Rice

$ 27.50

Nutty Catch

Nut Crushed Pan-fried Market Fish, Prawn, Hook Slaw, Truffle Mashed Potato & Saffron Butter Caper Sauce


Hook Fish N’ Chips

Ale Battered Market Fish, Hook Slaw, Steak Fries & Tartare Sauce


Stuffed Whole Squid

Whole Squid Stuffed With Sesame Pulled Pork, Lemon Chilli Soy, Hook Slaw, Oriental Rice

$ 35.0

Classic Pork Ribs

Pork Ribs Marinated & Braised In Hook Secret Spices, Steak Fries & Hook Slaw


Whole Flounder

With House Made Soy Chilli Lemon Sauce, Chives Potato Salad, Hook Slaw & Lemon


Hook Chicken Cigars

Jalapeño & Smoked Cheese Stuffed Chicken On Mashed Potato, Home-made Chipotle Sauce & Hook Slaw

$ 31.90

Classic Whitebait Omelette

Served With Steak Fries, Hook Slaw & Hollandaise




Ask Wait Staff For The Flavour Of The Day

$ 11.5


Fresh Seasonal Fruits, Berry Coulis Served With A Scoop Of Ice-cream


Deconstructed Banoffee Pie

Caramelised Banana With Cream And Toffee, Buttery Biscuits And Vanilla Ice Cream


Coffee Tiramisu

Butterscotch Biscuit Dipped In Coffee And Almond Flavoured Liquor, Layered With Mascarpone Cheese, And Cocoa

$ 12.5

Date Pudding

Classic Date Pudding With Caramel Sauce And Vanilla Ice Cream



Hook Spiced Squid With Aioli

$ 12.9

Beer Battered Onion Rings


Steak Fries With Aioli


Seasonal Steamed Veg

$ 8.0

Golden Fried Prawns With Greens


Hook Mashed Potato


Jalapeño & Cheese Poppers

$ 11.5

Hook Chook Wings


Crab & Corn Empanada


Hook Slaw

$ 9.0

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04 589 8585
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