Events

Sample Set Menu – ($55.00)

Set Menu – Entree & Main
For the table – minimum 10 people
Pane e Grissini Daily house baked bread & homemade bread sticks served w Cairnmuir extra virgin olive oil

Primi First course
Calamari fritti Lightly fried calamari w sweet & sour sauce
Insalata di bufala Buffalo mozzarella salad w roasted beetroot, vincotto & prosciutto
Carpaccio di Manzo Thinly sliced herb smoked Wakanui beef w cracked black pepper, capers & Cairnmuir extra virgin olive oil

IL Piatto Principale Main course
Pesce del giorno Market fish prepared daily
Osso bucco di cervo Venison osso bucco braised in red wine on soft polenta, Manchego cheese & truffle oil
Pollo ripieno Stuffed chicken leg w pistachio, sultanas & ricotta on parsnip puree, crispy pancetta

Vegetarian options available

Set Menu – Main & Dessert
For the table – minimum 10 people
Pane e Grissini Daily house baked bread & homemade bread sticks served w Cairnmuir extra virgin olive oil

IL Piatto Principale Main course
Pesce del giorno Market fish prepared daily
Osso bucco di cervo Venison osso bucco braised in red wine on soft polenta, Manchego cheese & truffle oil
Pollo ripieno Stuffed chicken leg w pistachio, sultanas & ricotta on parsnip puree, crispy pancetta

Dolci e Formaggi dessert & cheese
Tiramisu Espresso soaked savoiardi, zabaglione & chocolate
Crème Brulee Vanilla bean baked custard w caramelised apples& fig salsa
Taleggio Italian wash rind cheese served w pears & crostini

Vegetarian options available

Sample Set Menu – ($75.00)

For the table – minimum 10 people
To share
House Baked Sourdough with Salted Butter

First Course
Celeriac & Apple Soup with Roasted Almonds,
Pancetta, & Local Olive Oil
House made Pappardelle with a Pork, Fennel & Chilli Ragu, topped with shaved Pecorino
Seafood Risotto flavoured with Saffron, & finished with Pinenuts & Mascarpone

Second Course
Pan Seared Tarakihi with Spiced Chickpeas, Capers, & Rocket in a Tomato Bisque
Wakanui Eye Fillet on Creamy Soft Polenta, Roasted Mushrooms,
Carrots & Truffle Jus
Chargrilled Lamb Shank with Potato Puree, Broccoli, Crispy Garlic, Balsamic Shallots & Jus

To Share:
Roast Agria Potatoes with Shaved Pecorino and Basil Pesto
Sautéed Broccoli with Chilli & Garlic

Dessert
Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta with Wild Berry Sorbet &
Pink Peppercorn Crumb
Tiramisu – Mascarpone Sabayon with Espresso soaked Italian
Biscuits & Vanilla Anglaise
Local Cheese with Bread, Fruits, Nuts & Preserves
Vegetarian options available

Sample Set Menu

Set Menu – ($85.00)

For the table – minimum 10 people
All’Arrivo On arrival
Ostriche al Salmone Stewart Island oyster wrapped in marinated salmon with fennel, caper, shallot & citrus dressing
Gaspaccio di Zuccchini Gaspaccio of Zucchini & chilli prawn

Il Pane Bread
Grissini croccanti, il pane bianco a nero con olio al rosmarino, aglio e pepe nero in grani, focaccia del giorno A selection of fresh homemade breads with Cairnmuir extra virgin olive oil
Assaporare il mangiare Tastes to accompany fresh breads before the main event
L’insalata di olive Salad of marinated olives
Zucca alla Grigilia chargrilled pumpkin thinly sliced marinated with olive oil, thyme & vincotto
Funghi del Prato chargrilled field mushroom with rosemary, garlic, balsamic, olive oil
Il prosciutto crudo di Parma Proscuitto from Parma
I salami, pancetta della Campania Salami and pancetta of Campagnia
Il Pecorino Sardo Sardinian pecorino
IL Primo Piatto the first dish
Gnocchi al Mandorle Homemade gnocchi w rocket, cherry tomato, toasted almond & parmesan

IL Piatto Principale the main course
Osso Buco di Cervo Southland venison shin braised in red wine on soft polenta, manchego cheese
& truffle oil
For the table
Insalata di Rucola Rocket leaves w shaved grana padano & Sasso’s balsamic vinaigrette

Dolci dessert
Tiramisu Espresso soaked savoiardi, zabaglione & chocolate
Formaggi cheese
Taleggio Italian wash rind cheese served w pears & crostini

Vegetarian options available

Set Menu – Vegetarian

Sample Vegetarian Set Menu $65
For the table
Pane e grissini Daily house baked bread & homemade bread sticks served w Cairnmuir extra virgin olive oil
Primi First course
Verdure miste vegetable antipasti: pickled & grilled vegetables w Pecorino Romano
Insalata di bufala Buffalo mozzarella salad w roasted beetroot, vincotto
Parmiagiana di melanzane Layers of eggplant baked w parmesan, basil, tomato & buffalo mozzarella
IL Piatto Principale Main course
Gnocchi al mandorle Homemade potato gnocchi w rocket, cherry tomato, toasted almonds & parmesan
Rigatoni con zucchine Tube pasta w zucchini, mint, pine nuts & Gruff Junction goats curd
Risotto ai funghi Rigatoni pasta tossed w parmesan butter & a medley of mushrooms
To share
Insalata del giorno Mixed leaves w shaved Grana Padano & Sasso’s balsamic vinaigrette
Patate Rosmarino Roasted agria potatoes with garlic & rosemary rock salt
Dolci dessert
Tiramisu Espresso soaked savoiardi, zabaglione & chocolate
Crème Brulee Vanilla bean baked custard w caramelised apples& fig salsa
Millefoglie ai frutti della passione e pere cotte Filo crisps w passionfruit mascarpone & spiced poached pears, lemon sorbet