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.

Nearby Breakfast restaurants

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)
Bagels
BLT, BLET, Salmon w cream cheese and capers, cream cheese and pesto
From $4.80
Open Beef Burger and Chips
w/ Red onion relish
$16.90
Pancakes
with berry compote, or grilled banana both served with maple syrup
$16.90
Blue Cod and Chips
w/ salad
$16.90
Mince on Toast
with 2 poached eggs
$16.90
Bacon & Egg Roll
Ciabatta roll, bacon, egg and BBQ sauce
$8.90
Crispy Chicken or Fish Soft Shell taco
w/ Asian Slaw, pickled carrot, crispy shallots and peanuts w/ Aioli and Nuoc cham
$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)
Devilskins
Spicy potato wedges topped with jalapeno cheese sauce. Spicy ground beef, salsa roja and sour cream
$17.50
Seasoned wedges $9.00
Beef sliders 2
Mini cheese burgers. Made mild with beef patties cheese slices, tomato relish (Spanish onion, coriander and gherkins) Optional
$9.00
Sour cream $3.00
Frito tortillas & chips
Fried flour tortilla crisps with warm bean dip & salsa queso
$12.00
Taquitos
Corn tortillas filled with pulled pork and cheese, cooked till crispy and served with fresh salsa.
2 for $9.00
Quesadillas
Soft flour tortilla, filled and folded with cheese and your choice of: Chicken tinga/ Jalapeno and bean/ Pulled chipotle pork/ Carne asada (Marinated BBQ beef) Served with salad, salsa and sour cream
$17.50
Beef sliders 2
Mini cheese burgers with bite
$9.00
Clean Here for the full menu for El Camino Grill
Dunsandel Tavern (sample)
STICKY DATE PUDDING
freshly steamed sticky date pudding served with vanilla bean ice cream
$12.00
SOUP OF THE DAY
with toasted bread roll
$12.50
LAMB SHANKS
lamb shanks marinated in rosemary, red wine and garlic served with potato and parsnip mash and steamed vegetables
$26.50
MINI BREAD LOAF
oven baked loaf with garlic butter and pesto
$9.50
ICE CREAM SUNDAE
your choice of chocolate, caramel or strawberry toppings
$7.00
FARMHOUSE BREAKFAST
beef sausages, bacon, hash brown, eggs, beans, mushrooms, tomatoes and hollandaise sauce
$21.00
KIDS BASKET
chicken nuggets, mini- hot dog and tempura fish bites served with thick cut fries
$10.00
CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD
grilled chicken breast, toasted ciabatta croutons, parmesan cheese and a poached egg
$18.00
Clean Here for the full menu for Dunsandel Tavern
Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie (sample)
Caesar style salad $18.00
Blue cod fillet
choice of grilled or battered /tarta re sauce / salad greens & French fries
$28.50
Grilled prawns, mussels, scallops, calamari & fresh fish fillet
clam & fennel rice pilaf
$39.50
-with garlic prawns $26.50
Selection of assorted breads & spreads $10.50
Duck liver pate
in pancetta / seasonal fruit chutney / French baguette
$19.50
Pear & red currant tart / sauce anglaise/vanilla bean ice cream $13.00
Manuka fumed blue cod
grilled summer vegetables / poached egg & sauce hollandaise
$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
Toasted Sandwiches
2 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 4.00
Toasted Sandwiches
3 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 5.00
Garlic bread
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 8.00
Chips
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 5.00
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
Nachos
Beef & bean minced with sour cream and sweet chilli
$ 10.00
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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