Selection of House Breads, Savoury Scone, Crisps
with butter, tapenade, homemade pesto 9.0

Warm Handmade Flatbreads
chickpea hummus, roast hazelnut & sesame dukkah, papad 11.0

(gluten free bread items available on request)


50 Bistro “Cup of Soup”
warm up this winter with a freshly made hearty soup 16.0

Duck Liver Parfait
homemade pear chutney & toasted brioche  lf 19.5

Beetroot & Goat’s Cheese Assiette
baby beets, beet leaves, balsamic & chèvre  n v  19.5

Seared Scallops
homemade 72 hour cured pork belly, pea crème & smoked eel  g n  22.0

Spiced & Cured Aoraki Salmon
garbanzo, pickled cucumber, goat’s cheese  20.0


50 Caesar
soft poached egg, bacon parsley crumbs, cos hearts, parmesan crisp, prosciutto 19.5
with smoked free range chicken – extra 5.0

Baby Spinach Salad
windsor blue, riesling poached pear, candied walnuts  n v  19.0


Chicken Schnitzel
free range chicken schnitzel, potato salad, fried organic
pullet egg  lf  22.0

Canterbury Lamb Rump
pistachios & peppercorns, sauté peas, pancetta & spinach
lf g  29.0

50 Bistro Beef Burger
premium angus beef, homemade beetroot pickle, free range egg, tomato chutney, smoked mushroom ketchup, chip potatoes  lf  24.0

Coq au Vin Pappardelle
pearl onions, paris mushrooms & chicken in rich bordeaux jus  lf  24.0

Pan-fried Market Fresh Fish
parsnips, brussel sprouts & crayfish emulsion  g  24.0

Confit Duck & Portobello Risotto
mascarpone, freshly shaved parmesan, chocolate salt  g v  23.0


seasonal market fresh vegetable  g
hand cut chip potatoes, spiced south island sea salt  g
crispy polenta chips & homemade tomato chilli jam
mixed salad leaves + white miso & sesame dressing  g
truffled potato puree & truffled crisps  g  
oamaru brussel sprouts sautéed with duck fat & pancetta  g df
templeton shiitake & asian mushroom ragout 


A premium selection of New Zealand’s finest meats & seafood

prime beef cooking instructions:
rare – seared outside, red through, cool centre
medium rare – cooked outer layer, warm through, moist red center
medium – cooked through, centre still pink and juicy
well done– charred surface, cooked evenly through, little juice

Mid Canterbury Reserve Angus Beef Fillet
aged 21 + days 200g  lf g

Mid Canterbury Angus Beef Sirloin
150 day grain finished & aged 21 + days 300g  lf g

West Coast Hereford Beef Sirloin
aged 21 + days 300g served with beef jus + béarnaise  lf g

North Canterbury Lamb Short Loin – (grilled medium rare)
served with lamb rosemary jus + mint gelée  g  lf

Aoraki Salmon Fillet – (grilled medium)
served with ginger & ginger pickled cucumber  g  lf

Grilled Tiger Prawns
served with garlic crème sauce

The grill selections are served with chip potatoes & béarnaise & seasoned with spiced south island sea salt & your choice of one grill side dish


Hazelnut Praline Tiramisu
ivory panna cotta, toasted hazelnuts, chocolate soil  n 16.0

Deconstructed Strudel
caramelized filo, madagascar vanilla bean ice cream granny smith apple sorbet,
crisp & gel  g  15.0

Valrhona Chocolate Fondant
warm liquid centered chocolate pudding, thai curry ice cream, pineapple ginger gel, chocolate textures  n 16.0

Bombe Alaska 2015
pistachio sponge, lemon chiboust, raspberry sorbet, lime scented meringue  n 16.0

50 Sweet Set
a selection of sweet treats for 2 to share 9.0


carefully selected new zealand cheeses served at their very best with appropriately considered accompaniment – today’s selection will be explained by your service staff
gluten free textures can be provided on request

single serve cheese (50gm) 16.0
selection of two cheeses (100gm) 21.0
selection of three cheeses (100gm) 28.0

View our 2 course “Nifty 50” lunch menu

n – contains nuts
df – dairy free
lf – local food (provincially sourced)
g – gluten free

for any other dietary restrictions please inform our friendly service team
as good food takes time please inform your friendly service staff of your time restraints