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.


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


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


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, (DF) (V) $8


  • Nostrana -prosciutto, brie, rocket & sundried tomato $14.5
  • Classica -cherry tomato, romesca sauce, olives & red onion (V) $13.5

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

Scored Olives; mixed, marinated & spicy (V)  $9

Pâté Chicken liver w shaved toasted ciabatta $13.5

Salmon mousse w in-house crackers  $13.5

Garlic Prawns, caper butter (GF) $13.5

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

Sous vide beef cheek, hoisin butter glaze (GF) $15

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


  • 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

Mediterranean style lamb cutlets w feta & olive cream (GF) $17

Wild venison Denver leg, smoked bacon w sweet beetroot sauce  (GF) $16

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

Panko crumbed squid w tartare sauce $13.5

Orange tempura soft shell crab w char grilled corn & mango salsa $14

Chicken nibbles pan roasted w tamarind chilli glaze $13.5

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

New Zealand Queen scallop w seafood veloute (GF) $15

Scallop mornay w grilled mozzarella, smoked paprika crumb $15

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


Moroccan spiced lamb salad, salad greens, spiced pumpkin & kumara, tzatzika dressing ((GF)  $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 ham (GF) $18.5


risotto,  pasta

Risotto – Crown pumpkin, baby spinach & in-house ricotta (GF) (V) $17 / $25

Risotto – Seared scallop, spinach & chorizo (GF) $19/ $27

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

Pasta – Prawn & chorizo, smokey tomato w fresh pappardelle $19 / $27


soup  & mediterranean stew

French onion w parmesan crostini (V) $14.5

Seafood chowder, Vine style w salmon cream cheese $17

Mediterranean fish stew; selection of seafood in rich fish sauce tomato w char ciabatta toast (DF) $19 / $29


sampler platter to share

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


sides  (all V)

Simple salad – dressed salad greens, spanish tomato, julienne carrots & feta (GF) $8
Polenta chips w rosemary & chilli & smoked aioli (DF V) $10
Seasonal Vegetables (GF) $8
Creamy garlic mash potato (GF) $8
Steak fries w garlic aioli (DF V) $8
Green beans, sauté almonds (GF) (DF) $8


Hawkes Bay whole flounder, delicately pan fried, mixed green salad, crispy duck fat potatoes & gremolata pesto (DF) $35

NZ salmon fillet pan seared, seasonal warm vegetables, crispy capers w citrus creme fraiche (GF) $36

Pan fried market fish fillet, saffron pumpkin risotto cake, steamed greens, lemon beurre blanc, capsicum couli (GF) $35

Juniper & bayleaf chicken breast, pea & asparagus risotto, vine tomatoes, creamy sage sauce & crispy proscuitto $35

Venison Denver leg steak w smokey bacon choucroute, saffron potatoes & blue cheese butter (GF) $39

NZ beef eye fillet, roasted portobello mushroom, manuka bacon, vine ripened tomato, confit garlic mash, beef jus  (GF) $39

Twice cooked pork belly, apple poppy seed slaw, kumara ginger & cumin mash, cider jus (GF) $35

Crispy skin duck breast w duck fat kumara, winter greens, tamarillo chutney & star anise jus (GF) $37

Lamb rack marinated w thyme & rosemary, gratin potato, pea puree & red wine jus (GF) $37



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



Vanilla brulee, sweet pastry crumbs w sesame tuile $15

Molten chocolate & caramel fondant  w raspberry sorbet & white chocolate rocks $16

Chilled lemon souffle, candy Belgium chocolate w black doris plum sorbet  $15

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

Coconut panna cotta w saffron poach pineapple (GF, DF, Vegan) $15

Affogato w frangelico, vanilla bean ice cream & espresso $16