LUNCH

we invite you to experience our menu with a flexible wine match. Please ask our friendly staff to help with the suggestions.
we are committed to helping you with any dietary needs, whether you have food allergies or religious beliefs, please let our wait staff know of any restrictions and we will adjust the dish where possible.

*last updated on 1st march 2024

APPETIZER


grumpy baker kawakawa sourdough, cultured lemon butter $12.5 (4 slices)
coromandel oysters $6 each – natural, bianco vinegar, sake shooter or craft beer battered with lime mayo
fried polenta, black garlic mayo $12
baked mussels, herb butter, chorizo crumb $4 each
venison tongue skewers, chimichurri, cipollini onion $10 (2 skewers)
charcuterie platter, pickles, gnocchi fritto $55 (serves 2)

ENTREE

$2 4 each

beef tartare, bell pepper parfait, fermented endive, gnocchi fritto
over the moon haloumi, watermelon, kohlrabi, olive, tomatillo
pork belly pastilla, fennel, sweetcorn, pea, crackling
glory bay salmon, peach, avocado, coriander, lime

MAIN

$44 each

greenstone creek ribeye, gnocchi, oyster mushroom, beetroot, jus – (cooked to the chefs liking!)
baked polenta, mushroom, sweetcorn, courgette, sauce vierge
venison rump, blue cheese croquette, brisket gravy, sprouting cauli
steakhouse haku kingfish, onion ring, hasselbacks, bearnaise, jus

PASTA

$25 each

local duck tagliatelle, endive, walnut pesto, tonka bean
potato gnocchi, local mushrooms, native spinach, waikato parmesan
casarecce, mussels, salmon, seafood fume, chive

VEGETABLE MARKET

$16.50 each

grilled cos lettuce, anchovy mayo, crisp local bacon
woodfire portobello mushrooms, feta, parsley
duck fat chips, pickled garlic mayo, truffled salt

DESSERT

$19.50 each

ras el hanout baked custard, meringue, macadamia, apricot, basil warm
fig tarte, raglan honey, house made double vanilla ice cream, sorrel
chocolate mousse, black sherry jelly, doris plum, pistachio
espresso affogato, house made caramel ice cream, frangelico liqueur, biscotti

CHEESE

small $30 large $60

local cheese selection, house made crackers, dried stone fruit



 

RESERVATIONS

Tables are allocated for 2 Hours dining time.
Groups over 8 people please contact us directly.
Kitchen Table Bookings must be done over the phone
For any queries please contact us on 078342921 or via e-mail on palate.restaurant@xtra.co.nz