Kick back & relax

At the Ministry of Works, indulge in a diverse array of craft beers, New Zealand wines,
and globally inspired street-food dishes, all set in a relaxed dining atmosphere, complete with
a family-friendly environment and an exciting playground just across from our beer garden.

Welcome to Ministry of Works

Step into our vibrant and inviting space, where you’ll discover a fusion of creativity, flavour, and warmth. Explore our diverse menu featuring an eclectic selection of craft beers, curated New Zealand wines, and mouthwatering dishes inspired by street-food from around the globe.

Whether you’re seeking a casual lunch, a lively dinner with friends, or a relaxing weekend brunch, our team is dedicated to providing you with exceptional service and memorable moments.

Our menus

Your ultimate destination

An unforgettable dining and drinking experience in the heart of Twizel

Something for everyone

From innovative small plates to hearty mains and delectable desserts, each dish is thoughtfully prepared to delight your palate. Savour our range of craft beers, sourced from local breweries and beyond, or explore our extensive collection of New Zealand wines, handpicked to complement your meal perfectly.

About us

A great atmosphere

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply seeking a memorable dining experience with loved ones, our establishment offers the perfect blend of comfort, convenience, and community.


It’s simple… We love good food & good drink

Get in touch with Ministry of Works Bar & Eatery today to make a booking