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, (DF) (V) $8

Bruschetta

  • Nostrana -prosciutto, brie, rocket & sundried tomato $14.5
  • Classica -cherry tomato, romesca sauce, olives & red onion (V) $14

Middle Eastern falafel balls, cucumber yoghurt (GF) (V) $14

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

Pâté Chicken liver w shaved toasted ciabatta $15

Tempura cauliflower wings w sweet and sour glaze  $14

Garlic Prawns, caper butter (GF) $14

Spanish chorizo, sherry, caramelized onion (GF) $14

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

Portobello mushrooms, macadamia, sundried tomato & gorgonzola (GF) (V) $15

Stuffed button mushrooms w creamy spinach filling (GF) (V) $14

Croquettes

  • Smoked lamb & wild thyme w peppercorn & mint jus $15
  • Manchego cheese & jamon serrano w romesca sauce $15

Fish & prawn wontons w sweet ginger lime dipper  $16

Free range pork belly, garlic & chilli glaze (GF) (DF) $14.5

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

Chicken nibbles pan roasted w tamarind chilli glaze  $14

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

Scallop mornay w grilled mozzarella, smoked paprika crumb $16

Steamed mussels w white wine, onion & garlic beurre blanc $15

Panko crumbed squid w tartare sauce $14

Black pudding sausage rolls w Vine red sauce  $16

 

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

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 – carrot, caraway seeds, 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) $10
Polenta chips w rosemary & chilli & smoked aioli (DF V) $10
Seasonal vegetables w bearnaise sauce (GF) $10
Creamy garlic mash potato (GF) $9
Steak fries w garlic aioli (DF V) $9
Green beans, sauté almonds (GF) (DF) $9

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Hawke’s Bay whole flounder, mediterranean filling, crispy duck fat potatoes w parsley butter $36

NZ salmon fillet pan seared, tossed pickled vegetable w green leaves, crispy capers & celeriac puree (GF) $38

Pan fried market fish fillet, green beans, courgette ribbons, baked herb & potato gnocchi, lemon beurre blanc w capsicum couli  (GF) $38

Char grilled chicken breast, smoked paprika, black olives & chorizo sauce w feta & twiced cooked pototoes & kumara   $35

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

NZ beef eye fillet, manuka bacon, wild mushroom ragout, confit garlic mash, beef jus  (GF) $39

Pork fillet w bacon, smoked paprika marinade, kumara puree, seasonal greens & Famous Grouse whisky jus  $37

Pan seared duck breast w duck fat kumara, winter greens, tamarillo chutney & star anise jus (GF) $38

Lamb rack marinated w thyme & rosemary, gratin potato, pea puree & red wine jus (GF) $38

 

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, cardamon & almond biscuit w strawberry & cherry compote $16

Autumn poached pear, served warm w anglaise, nut crumb & vanilla bean icecream  $17

Molten chocolate & caramel fondant  w raspberry sorbet & white chocolate rocks $17

Sticky date pudding w butterscotch sauce & vanilla bean icecream  $16

Sorbet trio;  feijoa & pear, dark chocolate, plum & cinnamon (GF, DF, Vegan)  $15

RJ’s natural licorice (NZ) and black sambuca semifreddo w lemon & almond biscotti   $15

Coconut panna cotta w saffron poach pineapple & chocolate sorbet (GF, DF, Vegan) $16

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