Dinner

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begin

Crispy battered vegetables | seaweed | sweet chilli aioli v | gf | df 14
Cauliflower soup | Parmisan foam | chive tips v | gf 12
Warm salad of poached fennel & celeriac | apple | chestnuts | Grana Padano | truffle honey dressing v | gf 16
Hot smoked Levin eel | dill buttered leeks | truffle tortelloni | cray fish cream | heirloom chips 19
Calamari cooked sous vide | handmade lemon gnocchi | fried capers | gremolata | champagne veloute m 38 e 19
The Bistro wild rabbit & chicken liver terrine | salsa verde | house pickles | pistachio nuts | crème fraiche | sourdough toast 19
Wild Boar ragu | Pecorino Romano | handmade pappardelle | chives m 34 e 17

sides

Marinated olives | citrus zest | thyme v | gf | df 9
Garden leaves | pear | lemon miso dressing v | gf | df 8
Bag of chippies | herbs | black truffle mayo v | gf | df 8
Chunky fries | roasted aioli v | gf | df 9
Mashed potato & gravy | salsa verde gf 9

then

Purple beet cakes | golden beet puree | braised witloof | curly endive | candy walnuts | balsamic brown butter dressing v | gf | df 32
Daily changing fresh Hawkes Bay fish | from the ocean to the plate 35
Golden crackled pork belly | kumara | orange | walnuts | pineapple | granny smith apple | pickled red cabbage | grain mustard dressing gf 35
Confit leg of Cambridge duck | spiced bell pepper stew | garlic confit | Glazed radish | Jerusalem artichoke | potato dumplings 39
Roasted back strap of Hawkes Bay lamb | Brussels sprout leaves | ruby grapefruit | pickled mushrooms | hazelnut | black pepper dressing gf 39
Grilled Scotch fillet of Green Stone Creek Beef | roasted shallots | field mushroom | silver beet | potato puree | red wine jus gf 39

finally

Grinning Gecko brie | Whangarei | NZ
Talbot Forest Geraldine vintage cheddar | South Canterbury | NZ
Kapiti Kahurangi creamy blue | Kapiti Coast | NZ
Grana Padano | Piedmont | Italy
Single portion 18
The whole lot 45
All cheese is served with handmade crackers and preserves

sweets

Tahitian vanilla crème brulee cooked sous vide gf
Xenon’s hokey pokey & dark caramel sundae | peanuts | chocolate sauce | vanilla bean ice cream
Orange & dark Belgium chocolate parfait | satsuma mandarin | citrus tuile
Rhudarb & almond cake | mint | rose water | vanilla bean ice cream
Apple & sultana crumble | butterscotch sauce | vanilla bean ice cream
The Bistro handmade sweet treats
All sweets 14

after dinner drinks

Dessert Cocktail
Vodka banoffee 18
After dinner mint 16
Candy orange tequila 16
Dessert Wine & Port
Eradus L/H Sauvignon Blanc bottle 38 8
Clearview Sea Red (50 ml) bottle 52 9
Kopke Reserve Tawny 12
Kopke 20 yr 15
Tea & Coffee
Liqueur coffee 14
Affogato 15
Espresso Style Coffee from 4
Noble & Savage loose-leaf herbal tea selection 4.5