Menu

The Tapas menu at the Vine Eatery is designed to be shared. Choose a selection of dishes and relax with friends over a glass or two of wine from our extensive collection.

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Or simply kick back and relax with a coffee and full bar service from 11am

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For those who desire a more traditional approach to dining, a full a-la-carte menu is available.

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Tapas style – these items are designed to be shared; smaller than an entree, for two people we suggest 3 or 4

Focaccia bread -in-house, e.v. olive oil, sea salt (DF) (V) $8

Bruschetta

  • Nostrana -prosciutto, brie, rocket & sundried tomato $13.5
  • Classica -cherry tomato, romesca sauce, olices & red onion (V) $13.5

Middle Eastern falafel balls, , cucumber yoghurt (GF) (V) $13

Scored Olives; mixed, marinated & spicy  $9

Pâté Chicken liver w shaved toasted ciabatta $13.5

Garlic Prawns, caper butter (GF)$13.5

Cured Meats w focaccia, chicken liver pate, pickles & olives $19.5

Spanish chorizo, sherry, caramelized onion (GF) $13.5

Beef cheek andouille w red kidney beans, smoked gouda crust $14

Portobello mushrooms, macadamia, sundried tomato & gorgonzola (GF) (V) $14

Croquettes

  • Smoked lamb & wild thyme w peppercorn & mint jus $14
  • Manchego cheese & jamon serrano w romesca sauce $14

Free range pork belly, garlic & chilli glaze (GF) (DF) $14

Spicy Lamb Kofta, raita (GF) $14

Venison meatballs w plum & sage sauce, smoked parsnip creme (GF) $14

Potatas bravas, smoked salt seasoning w tomato chipotle sauce (DF) (V) $10

Panko crumbed squid w tartare sauce $13.5

Chicken nibbles pan roasted w tamarind chilli glaze $13.5

Steamed mussels w white wine, onion & garlic beurre blanc $14

Scallop mornay w grilled mozzarella, smoked paprika drizzle  $14

New Zealand Clevedon Coast Oysters – choose from

  • Natural or beer battered
  • Kilpatrick; bacon Worcestershire, onion
  • Rockefeller; creamy gruyere crumb, spinach

3 oysters $12    6 oysters (1/2 doz) $24    12 oysters (1doz) $42

Paella balls; prawns, chicken, squid, chorizo, panko crumbed w spicy salsa & aioli $16

salads

Moroccan spiced lamb salad, salad greens, spiced pumpkin & kumara, tzatzika dressing ((GF)  $22

Cajun Beef, wilted spinach, roasted pumpkin, cashew nuts, creole sauce (DF) $22

Caesar salad, dressed baby cos, grilled bacon, parmesan crouton, soft boiled egg & anchovies $18.5

Sauteed fig, walnut, baby spinach & wild rocket served warm w melted blue cheese & jamon serrano (GF) $18.5

 

risotto,  pasta

Risotto – Green bean, pea & paremsan (GF) (V) $17 / $25

Risotto – Seared scallop, spinach & chorizo (GF) $18/ $26

Pasta – Pappardelle puttanesca, spicy tomato bas w olives & caper (V) $17 / $25

Pasta – Beef ragout w fresh pappardelle $18 / $26

 

soup

French onion w parmesan crostini (V) $14.5

Seafood chowder, Vine style w salmon cream cheese $17

Mediterranean fish stew –  market fish, mussels, prawns, squid in rich tomato fish broth w char ciabatta toast (DF) $19 / $29

 

sampler platter to share

Vine Sampler – a selection from our menu of hot meats & sefood w salad greens, pickles, sauces and breads $49 (2), $69 (3), $89 (4)

 

sides  (all V)

Simple salad – dressed salad greens, spanish tomato, julienne carrots & feta $8
Seasonal Vegetables (GF) $8
Creamy garlic mash potato (GF) $8
Steak fries w garlic aioli $8
Green beans, sauté almonds (GF) (DF) $8

mains

Hawkes Bay whole flounder, delicately pan fried, mixed green salad, seasoned wedges, chardonnay vinaigrette & gremolata (DF) $35

NZ salmon fillet pan seared w warm roast vegetable & caper salad w citrus creme fraiche (GF) $34

Pan fried market fish fillet, fennel & pumpkin quinoa, watercress sauce (GF) $35

Feta & bell pepper stuffed chicken breast, pearl couscous, apricots & sultanas w sweet capsicum reduction  (GF) $33

Venison osso bucco, slow roasted w kumara & ginger mash (GF) $35

NZ beef fillet, portobello mushroom, manuka smoked bacon, vine ripened tomato w garlic mash (GF) $38

Free range pork belly slow roasted w apple remoulade, roasted beets & kumara, apple cider jus (GF) $35

Duck breast w smoked parsnip puree, duck fat potatoes & baby carrots (GF) $33

Lamb rack marinated w thyme & rosemary, gratin potato, pea puree & red wine jus (GF) $35

 

cheeses

Oozing Over the Moon cow or goat camembert cheese w port wine jelly & warm ciabatta $24.5

Over the Moon Cheeseboard;  soft black truffle, Jersey blue, just kidding, w fruit paste & lavosh $19.5

 

desserts

Vanilla Brulee w citrus tuile $14

Molten chocolate & caramel fondant  w mango and passionfruit sorbet & creme anglaise $15

Marsala zabaglione w mixed berry compote $15

Sorbet trio;  cranberry & blood orange, feijoa & pear, mango & passionfruit $14.5

Apple Crumble Cheesecake w cinnamon creme $14.5

Sticky date pudding w butterscotch sauce & hokey pokey ice cream $15

Lemon tart w vanilla bean ice ceram & raspberry coulis $14

Affogato w frangelico, vanilla bean ice cream & espresso $15