Southern Institute of Technology

The Bungalow Restaurant is Southern Institute of Technology's Training Restaurant, offering great food and service at an even greater price!

Not only can you enjoy memorable and delicious dining, but you will also be participating in the training of our future chefs, kitchen hands, restaurant staff and managers.

The Bungalow Restaurant is fully licensed and has a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available. Book early to avoid disappointment!  The restaurant is located on Ythan Street (behind BP Tay St).

For further information or to make a reservation please contact us by emailing



When making a reservation we need the following information please:

  • your name
  • day & date of reservation
  • time you wish to dine
  • contact phone number.

Please advise any specific dietary requirements or if you have a limited time frame for dining. 

Thank you, your support of our students is appreciated

Dining at The Bungalow

Dining Dates 2017

We would like to invite you to come and join us on the dates listed below.

Semester 1 

Lunch - 12 noon to 2pm
May Tues 23 Wed 24 Thurs 25 Fri 26
May Tues 30 Wed 31
June Thurs 1 Fri 2 


Semester 2 

Lunch - 12 noon to 2pm
Oct Tues 10 Wed 11 Thurs 12 Fri 13
Oct Tues 17 Wed 18 Thurs 19 Fri 20


Evening Dining
Guests seated between 6pm & 7.30pm  

October TBA


Please note dates may change 

Reservations for Semester 1 will open beginning of April, Semester 2, beginning of August.

To make a reservation, please email with your name, day and date of reservation, the time you wish to dine, and contact phone number. Please advise any alternative dietary requirements or if you have a limited time frame for dining.

Lunch Menu

Menu developed and designed by NZ Certificate in Cookery Level 4.
Service provided by NZ Certificate in Food and Beverage Service Level 3.


Handcrafted Bread & Dip

Main and Dessert $18.00



  • Beef porterhouse with horseradish pea puree, fondant potato and onion jam.
  • Salmon fillet with scallop Tortellini, roast tomato compote and cauliflower cream
  • Apple glazed pork belly, pineapple salsa tortilla basket and roast capsicum polenta
  • Vietnamese style Chicken and rice noodle pho ga topped with crispy noodles and vegetables
  • Lamp rump, kumera gratin, smoked garlic carrot cream and minted beetroot spheres
  • Vegetarian taster platter - Creamy pumpkin soup, goat feta cheese roll and tomato quiche



  • Creamy mascarpone and cherve cheesecake, apple saffron pearls and thyme crumb
  • Crumble topped spiced apple tart; french toasted brioche and passionfruit ice cream
  • Chocolate mocha cup with marshmallow ice cream
  • Mixed berry trifle with rosemary scented shortbread
  • Lemon tart with raspberry sorbet


The Bungalow is fully licensed and has an excellent of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including the F & B Mocktail menu.

For further information or to make a reservation please contact us by emailing

Vault Café

The Vault Café operates in the SIT Arcade between Don & Esk Streets.  It is a training cafe that is run by NZ Food and Beverage Certificate (Level 3) students during certain periods of their course.


Upcoming dates:

Open 10:30am to 1:30pm
March Wed 29 Thurs 30 Fri 31
April Wed 5 Thurs 6 Fri 7
  Tues 11 Wed 12 Thur 13


10:30am to 11:30am

Selection of fresh baked counter treats available 


Beverage Training Happy Hour 

Dine-in and Takeaway (regular)


11:30am onwards Menu:

$10 Autumn Lunch Box 

1 Savoury Spud + 2 Salads + 1 Sweet


Menu Example

SAVOURY SPUD with a choice of toppings:

Morroccan Pork Meatballs with Sour Cream

Creamy Cauliflower Chickpea Satay with Basil Hummus (V, DF)



Thai Ginger Slaw

Creamy Raw Broccoli and Cranberry

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Roast Kumera and Sesame Seed

Green Curry Lentil and Coconut Cream

(All GF, DF & V)



Wholemeal Caramel Pie

Strawberry Cream Flan (DF, GF)

Chilli Chocolate Cheesecake (DF, GF)

Apple Ginger Cake (DF)

Key Lime Pie


Thank you for supporting our students!