The Cuisine

Our food is described as Contemporary New Zealand cuisine that is influenced by the wealth of fresh produce available.

With this in mind our passionate kitchen team changes the menu frequently to reflect the freshest seasonal fare creating innovative, full flavoured cuisine that our patrons will enjoy and our chefs are inspired by.

Please note that the menu is subject to change.
3 courses (entrée + main + dessert)
$60.0

3 courses with Beef main
$65.0

Individual courses
Entrée: $15.0
Main: $35.0
Main - Beef: $40.0
Dessert: $15.0
Entrées

Smoked Fish Croquette
Peperonata, chorizo, anchovy crumb, watercress & miso aioli
Szechuan Pepper Squid
Mung bean, spring onion, chilli, tamarind chutney, poppadoms & bonito mayonnaise
Salad of Baby Carrots
Grilled halloumi, honey comb, medjool dates, olives stuffed with ricotta, lemon, chilli & mint & almond cream
Coconut Curry Prawns
Compressed watermelon, shaved cucumber, pickled onions, tahini yoghurt & coconut chips
Free Range Pork Belly
Parsnip remoulade, golden raisins, popped capers & date syrup


Desserts

Chocolate Matcha Cheesecake
Dehydrated chocolate, candied orange, blood orange gel, milk chocolate ice cream
Lemongrass & Ginger Brulee
Mango & lychee salad, coconut snap
Citrus Tart
Pineapple salsa, lemon curd, vanilla mascarpone, puffed quinoa, pineapple chips
Rhubarb Eton Mess
Roasted rhubarb, rosewater cream, shortbread crumb, liquorice ice cream
Mains 

Taupo Beef - Eye Fillet
Truffle arancini, roasted beetroot, pumpkin puree, pumpkin seed brittle & salsa verde dressing
Taupo Lamb - Slow Cooked Fillet
Spiced cauliflower, crispy chickpeas, smashed peas, pomegranate, lemon & mint labneh
Confit Duck Leg
Fried witloof, barberry freekeh, pickled grapes & spiced jus
Market Fish
Your waiter will advise on todays delicious fish dish creation
Vegetarian
Pumpkin arancini balls, smashed pea salad, beetroot hummus & pumpkin seed brittle

Side Orders - $8.0
Duck Fat potatoes
Seasonal Greens
Cos Lettuce Salad
Fries, aioli


Dessert Sampler
For those who can’t decide, a taste platter with chocolate matcha cheesecake, lemongrass & ginger brulee, citrus tart
$18.5 pp.
Cheese board
A selection of New Zealand cheeses with fig & walnut salami, quince paste & local honey
$35.0

45 Rifle Range Road
Taupo, New Zealand
Tel 07 378 0484
brantry@xtra.co.nz