All Day Menu

Our menu items and prices are subject to change due to seasonal availability. This is a sample menu only.

PANE

Breads

Wood Fired Flatbreads (v)
• Garlic, rosemary and rock salt finished with parmesan 11.00
• Basil pesto, chilli and parmesan 12.00
• Caramelised onion and feta 13.50
Tomato bruschetta 13.50 (v)
Grilled ciabatta bread, rubbed with garlic and topped with a salsa of vine ripened tomato, red onion and fresh basil. Finished with extra virgin olive oil and aged balsamic.
Focaccia bruschetta with four pestos 11.50 (v)
Four pieces of focaccia brushed with extra virgin olive oil and garlic, grilled and served with four seasonal pestos.

PRIMA PIATTI

Starters

Olive marinate 10.00 (v)
Selection of olives marinated with fennel, orange, rosemary and garlic. Served gently warmed.
Seafood chowder 13.50
Made with a selection of local seafood. Topped with garlic croutons and served with warmed ciabatta.
Ravioloni fritti 10.00 (Entrée) 22.00 (Main)
Crispy fried three cheese and pesto ravioli. Topped with Parmesan and served with our house made tomato chutney.
Arancini 15.50 (v)
Risotto balls – Mushroom, spinach and taleggio crumbed and lightly fried. Served with house made tomato chutney.
Arrosticini 5 for 15.50 or 10 for 22.00
Traditional Italian lamb skewers, marinated in garlic, lemon and rosemary. Chargrilled, served with lemon, sea salt and salsa verde.
Chicken liver and brandy parfait 14.50
Served with port wine jelly, gherkins and chargrilled ciabatta.
Calamari 15.50
Fresh local squid marinated in light chilli and lemon, coated in sea salt and cracked black pepper. Lightly fried and served crisp with a manuka smoked garlic and lemon aioli.

INSALATE

Salads

Caesar salad 19.50
Our version of this classic with romaine lettuce, grilled pancetta, sundried tomatoes, anchovies, shaved parmesan, soft boiled egg and red onion with garlic croutons and anchovy dressing. With chicken breast add 5.00
Mediterranean salad 19.50 (v)
With root vegetable crisps, balsamic roasted cherry tomatoes, artichokes, eggplant, feta cheese, rosemary roasted pecans, red peppers and olives. Tossed with mixed greens. With chargrilled Canterbury lamb or chicken add 5.00
Insalata Paesana 21.50
Warm Manuka smoked tomatoes, blue cheese, roasted kumara, avocado and smokey bacon with mixed salad greens and a walnut and raspberry vinaigrette.

I CONTORNI

For the table

Golden fries 8.50 (v)
Served with house made smoked garlic aioli.
Rocket, pear, blue cheese salad 10.50 (v)
Truffle parmesan fries 10.00 (v)
Broccoli and toasted garlic almonds 9.50 (v)

SECONDI

Mains

Pollo 21.00
Hazelnut crumbed chicken fillet on a salad of spiced beetroot, orange, feta cheese and mixed greens with a honey balsamic dressing.
Lamb Piadina 21.50
Italian flatbread topped with sundried tomato pesto, feta, herb marinated lamb, rocket, minted yoghurt dressing. Served with hand cut kumara fries.
Canterbury 300g Angus ribeye 36.00
Grass fed. Aged 21 days. Rosemary roasted potatoes, caramelised onion confit, chargrilled tomato and garlic brandy mustard butter.
Pulled pork sandwich 22.50
Slow cooked Apple Tree Farm open range pork belly on toasted ciabatta with lemon aioli, cos lettuce, cucumber, apple chutney and fries.
Angus steak sandwich 22.50
150gm Wakanui aged rump steak on toasted ciabatta with mushrooms, garlic aioli, peppercorn butter and fries.
Melanzane parmigiana 24.50 (v)
Grilled eggplant layered with tomato, fresh basil and Clevedon Coast buffalo mozzarella and oven baked.
Fish of the Day
See daily specials sheet.

PIZZA

From our wood fired oven

Additional toppings, half and half, gluten free base, please add 2.00 per item.

Margherita 21.50 (v)
Traditional, Napoli style tomato sauce, Clevedon Valley buffalo mozzarella, fresh basil.
Alpina 22.50
Tomato, mozzarella, mushrooms, blue cheese, prosciutto, rocket, shaved pecorino.
Porcino 21.50 (v)
Portabello, porcini and button mushrooms, taleggio and mozzarella. Finished with truffle oil.
San marco 21.50
Manuka smoked speck bacon, garlic cloves, sliced vine ripened tomatoes, fresh basil, black olives, bocconcini cheese and a touch of chilli.
Genovese 22.50
Basil pesto, wood fire roasted chicken, pumpkin, pine nuts, brie, red onion, spinach.
Molto carne 22.50
Italian sausages, salami, Italian style bacon, tomatoes, mushrooms, black olives.
Puttanesca 22.50
Cherry tomatoes, Clevedon  Valley buffalo mozzarella, roast garlic, black olives, capers, anchovy, chilli and parsley.
Picante 22.50
Wood fired roasted chicken, caramelised onion, spinach, mushrooms and pine nuts. Drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and shaved parmesan.
Porchetta 22.50
Manuka smoked pork, marinated in a tangy sauce, red onions, green peppers, bocconcini cheese and cherry tomatoes. Finished with fresh lime, coriander and chilli.

PASTA

Fettuccine apollo 21.50
Fresh flat pasta tossed with smoked chicken, bacon, onions and mushrooms with a touch of chilli. Cream or tomato and herb napoletana sauce.
Rigatoni zucca arrostita e pollo affumicato 21.50
Fresh hollow tube pasta. Tossed with roast pumpkin, smoked chicken, spinach and roast garlic cream sauce. Topped with sundried tomato pesto.
Linguine marinara 21.50
A selection of premium local seafood tossed with coriander and linguine pasta, in a lemon infused extra virgin olive oil or tomato and herb napoletana sauce.
Lasagne al forno 21.00
Herbed low fat ground beef and pork with tomato, onions, garlic and vegetables between sheets of fresh pasta. Topped with béchamel, parmesan and tomato and herb napoletana.
Fettuccine al salmone e vodka 21.50
Smoked salmon, beet greens, onion, garlic and capers with a dash of lemon infused vodka. Cream, or tomato and herb napoletana sauce.
Penne basilicata 21.50
Fresh penne pasta tossed with Canterbury lamb fillet. Pan seared with manuka smoked tomatoes, feta and spinach. Tossed with sweet chilli and sundried tomato infused olive oil and topped with shaved parmesan.
Cannelloni 21.50 (v)
Spinach, mushroom and ricotta filled cannelloni, topped with a fresh tomato and basil sauce.
Pesto linguine 18.50 (v)
Fresh linguine pasta tossed with a pesto of fresh basil, pinenuts, garlic and parmesan in a light cream sauce. With chicken breast, add 5.00