Ilex Cafe in Christchurch Menu

SANDWICHES
"The Ruben" sous vide beef with gruyere, sauerkraut, wholegrain mustard aioli, rye and soft greens $8.00
Chicken pretzel roll with garlic aioli, soft weens, cheese and cucumber $9.00
Triple smoked ham with Cheddar, relish, whole grain dijonnaiso and lettuce $7.00
Ouinoa falafel wrap with hummus, smoked yogurt, cucumber, lettuce and tomato salsa $9.00
BREAKFAST
Fresh fruit salad with granola $8.00
Toasted muesli, yogurt and poached fruits $8.00
Chia seeds with almond milk, coconut, cranberries, granola, rhubarb pecans and almonds $9.00
Avocado with ricotta, mint, chilli seeds, pistachio black bean salsa and poached egg on rye $15.00
Cured local bacon, poached eggs, rosti, confit tomatoes, smoked Portobello, hollandaise and soft herbs $22.00
Corn fritters with poached eggs, avocado creme, chili and soft herbs $19.00
Brioche burger with fried free range egg, bacon, cheese, spinach, tomato and hollandaise served With hash browns and relish $18.00
Waffles with hazelnut caramel, poached pears, berries, cream and toasted hazelnuts $19.00
PASTRY
Local beef and Kapiti cheddar pie with tomato relish served with salad greens, hazelnuts, currants and radish $9.00
Free range Chicken and almond pie with tomato relish served with salad greens, hazelnuts, currants and radish $9.00
SMALL PLATES
French fries with garlic aioli $7.00
Salad greens, hazelnuts, currants and radish side salad $6.00
Seasonal soup of the day served with ciabatta $9.50
Green pea, feta and mint croquettes with roast hazelnuts, dehydrated olive, soft herbs and parmesan aioli $11.00
Puhoi Old Barn Brie with lavosh dried pear, pickled red onion and olives $14.00
Kids pack with mini ham and cheese roll, biscuit, dried fruit and juice $9.00
Kids 'fish and chips' with sustainable snapper, fries, salad and Watties sauce $9.00
MAINS
Hot smoked Akaroa salmon with house pickled beets, horseradish creme fraiche, avocado, chives, croute and soft herbs $22.00
Sous vide local chicken breast with harissa, pearl couscous salsa, lemon, pancetta and pickled red onion $21.00
Gritted Canterbury Steak sandwich with streaky bacon, onion jam, chimichurri, soft leafs. French fries and aioli $19.00
CABINET SELECTION
We have an extensive selection of artisan desserts, salads and baked goods available in our chilled cabinets.

We make every attempt to keep menus up to date, but prices and items are subject to change without notice. This menu is to be used as a guide only.

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Name Cuisines
Ilex Cafe New Zealand, Breakfast
Tap N Grind Cafe Brunch, Breakfast
Cafe 218 Breakfast
Urban Corner Cafe Hamburgers, Vegetarian, Breakfast, Pizza & Pasta, Sandwiches
Wholly Bagels & Pizza American, Diner, Pizza, Vegetarian, Breakfast, Vegan, Seafood

Below you'll find samples from menus of places nearby.

Nearby sample menus

Little Sister Cafe (sample menu)
Vege Breakfast
Poached eggs, grilled mushrooms, salt roasted tomato and avocado/spianch (seasonal), ciabatta toast
$16.90
Wedges
w/ Sour cream and Sweet chilli sauce
$6.00
Big Breakfast
Potato rosti, salt roasted tomato, 2 eggs, bacon sausages, mushrooms and ciabatta toast
$18.90
Chips
w/ Aioli or tomato sauce
$6.00
Bacon & Egg Roll
Ciabatta roll, bacon, egg and BBQ sauce
$8.90
Sides
bacon, egg, sausages, salt roasted tomato, potato rosti, mushroom, toast
all $3.90
Famous Doorstep Toasties - choose 3 fillings
ham, cheese, bacon, egg, onion, pineapple, tomato, mushroom
$7.90
2 Eggs
any style with toast
$10.90
Clean Here for the full menu for Little Sister Cafe
El Camino Grill (sample)
Chimichang
Large flour tortilla filled and wrapped with cheese rice and your choice of Vegetarian, pulled pork chipotle, chicken tinga or Carne asada (marinated beef) Cooked till crispy and golden served with salad, salsa, guacamole and sour cream
$18.50
Mexican corn salad $5.00
Sour cream $3.00
Enchilada
Flour tortilla filled with cheese, chili and your choice of pulled chicken or pulled pork, Smothered in Enchilada sauce and grilled cheese, Served with Mexi corn salad, corn chips and sour cream. (Single/ Double)
$14.50/ $19.50
Salsa $3.00
Add guacamole $3.00
Seasoned wedges $9.00
Crispy chicken taco
6" soft flour tortilla filled with crispy chicken bites, cheese and fresh coleslaw, onion, tomato and mayo
$6.50
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Dunsandel Tavern (sample)
FISH & CHIPS
beer battered fish and thick-cut fries see specials board
P.O.D
CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD
grilled chicken breast, toasted ciabatta croutons, parmesan cheese and a poached egg
$18.00
CHICKEN PARMIGIANA
served with gourmet roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables or garden salad
$23.50
KIDS BASKET
chicken nuggets, mini- hot dog and tempura fish bites served with thick cut fries
$10.00
CHICKEN WRAP
chicken tenders with salad and thick cut fries
$12.00
FARMHOUSE BREAKFAST
beef sausages, bacon, hash brown, eggs, beans, mushrooms, tomatoes and hollandaise sauce
$21.00
BBQ PORK RIBS
served with crunchy apple slaw, thick cut fries and bbq sauce
$26.00
CHOCOLATE MUD CAKE
mud cake served with vanilla bean ice cream
$12.00
Clean Here for the full menu for Dunsandel Tavern
Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie (sample)
Duck liver pate
in pancetta / seasonal fruit chutney / French baguette
$19.50
Baked scallops
with saffron, orange & ginger crust set on sauteed chard
$21.50
Herb & garlic bread $5.50
Blue cod fillet
choice of grilled or battered / tartare sauce / salad greens
$28.50
Seafood, mussel & crayfish base chowder
served with garlic & herb baguette
$17.50
Chateau club sandwich
bacon, tom ato, cheese, egg mayonnaise & French fries
$18.50
Manuka fumed blue cod
grilled summer vegetables / poached egg & sauce hollandaise
$28.50
Blue cod fillet
choice of grilled or battered /tarta re sauce / salad greens & French fries
$28.50
Clean Here for the full menu for Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie
Oak N Ferry (sample)
Toasted Sandwiches
Bacon & Egg
$ 5.00
Chips
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 5.00
Farmhouse wedges
With cheese, bacon, sour cream and sweet chilli
$ 8.00
Garlic bread
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 8.00
Nachos
Beef & bean minced with sour cream and sweet chilli
$ 10.00
Toasted Sandwiches
3 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 5.00
Oak bread
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 9.00
Toasted Sandwiches
2 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 4.00
Clean Here for the full menu for Oak N Ferry

Nearby restaurants

Name Cuisines
Little Sister Cafe Kiwi, Cafe Food
El Camino Grill Tex-Mex, Vegetarian, Seafood, Mexican, Latin American
Dunsandel Tavern Bar, Cafe Food, Bar Food
Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie Gluten Free, New Zealand, Kiwi, Vegetarian, European, French
Oak N Ferry Finger Food
Kadett Cafe Food
Ilex Cafe New Zealand, Breakfast
Bench Cafe Cafe Food

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Restaurant Details

Location
Christchurch
Type
Service
Table Service
Price
$10-$20
Phone
39415556
Fax
Email
info@vbase.co.nz
Address
Armagh St, Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Christchurch, 3216, New Zealand
Features
Wheelchair accessible, Reservations, Breakfast, Waitstaff, Takeout, Lunch, Seating, Brunch, Child-friendly, Outdoor Seating
Cuisine
New Zealand, Breakfast
Website
http://www.vbase.co.nz/venues/ilex-botanic-gardens

Opening Hours

Mon 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Tue 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Wed 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Thu 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Fri 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Sat 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Sun 8:30 AM to 5 PM

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