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Lunch Menu

 

Lebanese Flatbread with grilled mozzarella, fresh thyme & dips 9.5
Turkish Pide with warm olives & marinated feta   16
1/2 kilo Mussels cooked in a coriander, chilli & white wine sauce with artisan bread 17
Abbey Bites your choice of two bites with fries
chicken & aioli
crispy pork belly & spiced apple chutney
sirlon steak & smoked paprika aioli
19
Spiced Squid Salad with a summer salad & tropical salsa 19
Raosted Butternut, apple, fennel salad with balsamic reduction dressing  19
Beer Battered Tarakihi with mixed leaves fries & aioli 26
Chicken Schnitzel with vietnamese salad & a tartare sauce 24
Seared Sirlon Salad, with roasted vegetables, baby spinach and a olive oil & balsamic vinaigrette dressing 28
Abbey Assiette to Share – a selection of seafood, meat, bread & dips 45
Garlic Fries with homemade aioli 8
Steamed or Roasted Seasonal Vegetables 9
Salad leaves with homemade dressing 8.5
Duck Fat Roasted Gourmet Potato 8

 

Our Signature Dishes

 

Abbey Signature
eye fillet, ¼ duck, pork belly, gratin dauphinois, garlic green beans
42
Half Duck
with crispy skin, honey glazed, parsnip & vanilla puree, seasonal
vegetables, cabernet & cranberry jus
37
Crispy Pork Belly
with sautéed kumara, wilted spinach & spiced apple sauce
34
Eye Fillet
with gratin dauphinois, green beans and your choice of sauce
red wine jus or white wine, shallots, cream & mustard
37
“Poussin en croûte”
chicken in crust stuffed with mushrooms, young vegetables
& forestière sauce
35
Fresh Fish of the Day Market price

 

Starters

 

Lebanese Flatbread with grilled mozzarella & fresh thyme 9.5
Turkish Pide with warm olives & marinated feta 16
Soup of the Day  15
½ kilo mussels cookied in white wine, coriander, fresh chilli & artisan bread 17
Roasted Butternut, apple & fennel salad with balsamic reduction dressing  19
Lamb Sweetbreads with caramelised baby shallots, sautéed mushroom & roasted potato 19
Chorizo & Seafood Paella 22
Abbey Assiette to share – a selection of seafood, meats, breads & dips 45

 

Mains

 

Half Duck
with crispy skin, honey glazed, duck fat roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables, orange jus
37
Eye Fillet
with gratin dauphinois, garlic green beans, carrots & your choice of sauce red wine jus or white wine, shallot, cream & mustard sauce
37
Crispy Pork Belly
with sauteed kumara, wilted baby spinach & spiced apple sauce
34
Venison Fillet
with truffle potato puree, roasted tomatoes, sauteed mushrooms, carrots, broccoli & cabernet reduction
36
Fresh Ricotta Ravioli 
with shaved parmigiana, pinenuts & truffle cream sauce
29
“Poussin en croûte”
chicken in crust stuffed with mushrooms, young vegetables & forestière sauce
35
Lamb Rump
with ratatouille, provencale tomatoes, sauteed seasonal vegetables & thyme jus
36
Abbey Signature
eye fillet, ¼ duck, pork belly, gratin dauphinois, garlic green beans
42
Fresh Fish of the Day Market price

 

Sides

 

Garlic Fries with homemade aioli  8
Steamed or Roasted Seasonal Vegetables 9
Salad leaves with homemade dressing 8.5
Duck Fat Roasted Gourmet Potato 8

 

Drinks Menu

 

Espresso 4 Latte 5
Cappuccino 4 Hot Chocolate 5
Flat White 4 Mochaccino 5
Long Black 4 Variety of Speciality Tea 4
Juices 5 Ginger Beer 5.50
Red Bull 7 Nakd Sparkling water 300ml 5
Soda Selection 4.50 Nakd Sparkling water 750ml 9.50

 

Special Coffee’s & Hot Chocolates

 

Café Nero – Galliano Black Sambuca 16
Bailey’s Cream Latte – Bailey’s Irish Cream 16
Irish Coffee – Irish Whiskey 16
Mocha Latte – Kahlua 16
After Dinner Mint Chocolate – Crème de Menthe & Crème de Cacaco 16
Jaffa Chocolate – Cointreau 16
Affagato – Your choice of liqueur & vanilla ice cream 16

 

Dessert Menu

 

Heilala Vanilla Crème Brulee & Vanilla Bean Ice Cream  16
Sticky date pudding, hot caramel sauce & vanilla ice cream 16
Chocolate Trio –  Dark Chocolate Fondant, Chocolate Ice Cream & White Chocolate Chantilly 16
Selection of New Zealand Ice creams & Sorbets 16
New Zealand Cheeses, Roasted Walnuts, Lavosh Crackers, Rhubarb Relish  30
Dessert Platter – tasty selection to share 30

 

Plates to Share

 

Abbey Crisps, smoked paprika aioli 6
Garlic Fries, & homemade aioli 8
Lebanese Flatbread, grilled mozzarella, fresh thyme & dips 9.5
Turkish Pide, warm olives & marinated feta 16
Buffalo Wings, & blue cheese sauce 16
Spicy Squid, with warm olives & aioli 17
1/2 kilo Mussels cooked in white wine, coriander, chilli with artisan bread 17
Abbey Bites your choice of two bites and fries
Chicken & aioli
Crispy Pork Belly & spiced apple chutney
Sirlon Steak & smoked paprika aioli
19
Mediaterranean Lamb Koftas with flatbread, tomato red onion and sumac salad & mint, coriander yoghurt 19
Homemade Duck liver Pâté with baguette & caramelised fruit 21
Abbey Assiette to share – a selection of seafood, meats, breads & dips 45

 

Cocktail Menu

 

 

Cocktails….because no great story started with a salad

 

Flirtini – Smirnoff Vodka, Triple Sec, Lime, Cranberry Juice, Berries Topped with Bubbles 15
Mojito – Bacardi White Rum, Mint, Limes Topped with Soda Water 15
Margarita – Jose Curevo Gold Tequila, Cointreau, Lime 15
Cosmopolitan – Smirnoff Vodka, Cointreau, Lime & Cranberry Juice 15
Caiprihna – Cachaça, limes, sugar served on crushed ice 15
Whiskey Sour – McKenna Bourbon, Lemon Juice, Egg White 15
Bloody Good Mary – Grey Goose Vodka, Tomato Juice, Worcestershire, Tabasco, Pepper 15
Espresso Martini – Smirnoff Vodka, Kahlua, Espresso 15
Sidecar – Brandy, cointreau, lemon juice 15

Enjoying that wine, all our wines are available for ‘takeaway’
We are open from 10.30 – late weekdays, 12 – late weekends
Conference and Private room available for functions

 

“Drinking good wine with good company is one of lifes most civilised pleasures”

 

Champagne/Sparkling Glass Bottle
Te Hana Sparkling Reserve Gisborne 10 52
Villa Sandi Prosecco Italy 12 54
Daniel Le Brun Marlborough 14 70
Moet Chandon Imperial Epernay France 150
Veuve Clicquot Remis 165
Sauvignon Blanc
Kopiko Bay Marlborough 9.50 42.50
Graham Norton Marlborough 10.50 49
Wither Hills Early Light (9.5%) Marlborough 12 54
Squealing Pig Marlborough 13 59
Chardonnay
Kopiko Bay Marlborough 9.50 42.50
Charles Wiffen Wairau Valley 13 59
Kings Series ‘The Bastard’ Waihopai Valley 14 64
Askerne Estate Reserve Hawkes Bay 80
Aromatics / Rose
The Ned Rose Marlborough 11.50 52
Graham Norton Rose Marlborough 10.50 49
Domain Road Duffers Creek Riesling Central Otago 12 54
Catinsa del Castello Soave Classico Italy 68
The Ned Pinot Gris Marlborough 11.50 52
Cottier Estate Pinot Gris Wairarapa 10.50 49
The Edge by Escarpment Pinot Gris Martinborough 12 54
Alex Gold Pinot Gris Central Otago 14 64
Pinot Noir
Rapaura Reserve Marlborough 10 44
Squealing Pig Central Otago 13 59
Martinborough Te Tera Vineyard Martinborough 14 64
Kings Series “Wrath”Pinot Noir Marlborough 84
Domain Road Central Otago 78
Mt Difficulty Roaring Meg Central Otago 72
Other reds
Kopiko Bay Merlot Marlborough 9.50 42.50
Umani Ronchi Podere Montepulciano Italy 50
Angus The Bull Cabernet Sauvignon Central Victoria 12 54
Borsao Garnacha Tempranillo Spain 9 40
Trinity Hill Syrah Hawkes Bay 11.50 52
Mt Monster Cabernet Sauvignon South Australia 12 54
Craggy Range ‘Te Kahu’ Merlot Gimblett Gravels 14 64
Chalk Hill “Luna” Shiraz McLaren Vale 12 54
Pepperjack Shiraz Barossa Valley 13 59
Flying Solo Syrah Grenache France 54
Morambro Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Padthaway Valley 89
Obsidan Syrah Waiheke Island 92
Dessert Wine
Te Mania Koha Ice Riesling Nelson 59
Askerene Late Harvest Semillon Hawkes Bay 14 64

 

Cellar list available please enquire
All of our great wines are available to take –away

 

Drink good beer with good friends

 

Tap Beer
Tiger Premium Lager 11.50
Black Dog Chomp NZ Pale Ale 12
Emmerson’s Pilsner 11.50
Steinlager Tokyo Dry Premium Lager 10.50
Monteiths XPA 10.50
Speights Apple Cider 10
Macs Gold Malt Lager 9.50
Lagunitas IPA 12.50
Bottle Beer
Heineken 9
Stella Artois 9.50
Corona 9.50
Steinlager Pure 9
Speights 5 Malt Old Dark 9
Steinlager Classic 9
Pure Blonde 9
Amstel Light 9
Heineken Light 9
Macs Black 9
Spirits / Liqueurs
House Spirits 9
Premium Spirits From 9.50
Liqueurs & Apertifs From 9.50
Special Coffee / Hot Chocolate 15
Port & Cognac
House Fine Ruby Port 12
Calem 10YO Port 16
Calem 20 YO Port 24
Hennessy VSOP Cognac 18
Meukow XO Cognac 28

 

Kids Menu

 

Ham & Cheese Pizza with fries 17
Abbey Chicken Bites with fries and tomato sauce 17
Crumbed Fish and Chips with sauce 17
Spaghetti Bolognese 17

 

Free ice cream with every kids meal

Christmas Menu

 

ENTREES


Homemade Duck Liver Pate with baguette & rhubarb relish 

Crispy Pork Belly & Apple with smoked kumara mash & spiced apple sauce 

Seared Tuna Nicoise Salad with gourmet potato, egg, anchovies, beans, tomato, olives & vinaigrette dressing 

MAINS 


Venison Fillet with herb roasted potato, roasted beetroot, summer vegetables, cabernet reduction

Twice Cooked Half Duck with cauliflower puree, asian greens, cranberry jus

Market Fish of The Day with rice pilaf, sauteed vegetables, lemon caper brown butter sauce

Eye Fillet with crispy potato batons, caramelised carots, sauteed green beans, beef & mushroom jus

DESSERTS 


Apricot & Vanilla Brulee with vanilla bean ice cream

Sticky Date Pudding with caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream

Selection of New Zealand Ice Cream & Sorbet 

Vegetarian options available upon booking. Please advise us of any dietary requirements 

2 course set menu (entree & main) $65 per head 

3 course set menu (entree, main & dessert) $78 per head 

For 2 course menu there are additional dessert platter options please enquire

Christmas Menu must be booked in advance

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