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
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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)
Caesar Salad $15.90
Mince on Toast
with 2 poached eggs
$16.90
Potato Rosti Stack
w/ smoked salmon and salad of red onion, tomato, capers and a dill Aioli
$16.90
French Toast
with grilled banana, flaked almonds & chocolate sauce
$16.90
Bagels
BLT, BLET, Salmon w cream cheese and capers, cream cheese and pesto
From $4.80
Sides
bacon, egg, sausages, salt roasted tomato, potato rosti, mushroom, toast
all $3.90
Pancakes
with berry compote, or grilled banana both served with maple syrup
$16.90
Big Breakfast
Potato rosti, salt roasted tomato, 2 eggs, bacon sausages, mushrooms and ciabatta toast
$18.90
Clean Here for the full menu for Little Sister Cafe
El Camino Grill (sample)
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
Spicy re fried beans $4.00
Salsa $3.00
Taco
6" soft flour tortilla served with fresh salad, cheese, sauces and your choice of : Crispy beer battered fish/ Garlic prawn/ Chicken tinga/ Pulled BBQ chipotle pork/ Carne Asada (marinated BBQ Beef)
$6.50
Beef sliders 2
Mini cheese burgers with bite
$9.00
Devilskins
Spicy potato wedges topped with jalapeno cheese sauce. Spicy ground beef, salsa roja and sour cream
$17.50
Seasoned wedges $9.00
Corn chips and dips
House made corn chips seasoned with fire spice, served with sour cream, salsa roja and salsa queso
$8.00
Clean Here for the full menu for El Camino Grill
Dunsandel Tavern (sample)
FISHERMAN'S BASKET
prawn twisters, tempura fish bites, crumbed mussels and squid rings served with thick cut fries
$17.00
DUNSANDEL DELUXE BURGER
150 gm Angus beef stacked with bacon, fried egg, tasty cheese and onion rings served with thick cut fries
$21.50
AKAROA SALMON
fresh pan seared Akaroa salmon wit house made rosti and steamed greens
$27.00
SIRLOIN STEAK
300g. steak, thick cut chips, salad, fried egg and onion rings with your choice of garlic butter, mushroom sauce, gravy or peppercorn sauce
$28.00
NACHOS
house-made cowboy chilli beef with sour cream and guacamole
$17.50
CHEESECAKE
check out the specials board for today's cheesecake
$12.00
LAMB SHANKS
lamb shanks marinated in rosemary, red wine and garlic served with potato and parsnip mash and steamed vegetables
$26.50
HAMBURGER
beef, tasty cheese and bbq sauce served with thick cut fries
$17.50
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Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie (sample)
-with grilled chicken $22.00
Butterscotch & Baileys cheesecake with Chantilly cream $12.50
Chateau club sandwich
bacon, tom ato, cheese, egg mayonnaise & French fries
$18.50
Grilled chicken breast escalope
avocado, tomato & mushroom butter / saffron risotto
32.50
Freshly sliced seasonal fruit with sorbet $12.50
Caesar style salad $18.00
Assorted slices $4.50
Open bean & lentil burger
with crispy onion rings / beetroot chips in gluten free bun
$27.50
Clean Here for the full menu for Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie
Oak N Ferry (sample)
Chips
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 5.00
Nachos
Beef & bean minced with sour cream and sweet chilli
$ 10.00
Garlic bread
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 8.00
Oak bread
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 9.00
Farmhouse wedges
With cheese, bacon, sour cream and sweet chilli
$ 8.00
Toasted Sandwiches
2 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 4.00
Toasted Sandwiches
Bacon & Egg
$ 5.00
Toasted Sandwiches
3 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 5.00
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
Aorangi Bakery Bakery

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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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