Smugglers Pub and Cafe in Nelson Menu

  • Lightmeals
  • From dr syn's kitchen
  • Skulking loafer (v) $10.90
    • Oven warmed mini garlic and caramelised onion leaf served with a side of garlic herb butter
  • Wrap $13.90
    • A soft shell tortilla filled with grilled bacon and crumbed chicken, shredded lettuce tomato and beetroot relish
  • Captains camembert (v) $14.50
    • Crumbed camemebert wedges deep fried golden brown with a picy plum sauce and salad garnish
  • Wenches chicken nibbles $14.50
    • Oven roasted chicken nibbles covered in a spicy peanut sasay sauce with salad garnish
  • Scarecrows salmon patè $15.50
    • Homemade smoked salmon paté made with cream cheese, dill, lemon and horseradish served with crusty bread, crackers and salad garnish
  • Synful seafood chowder $17.90
    • Smoked fish, shrimps, mussels & squid poached in a white wine cream chowder, served with crusty bread
  • Chicken filo $17.90
    • Sautéed chicken mixed with cranberries and cream cheese, wrapped in filo passtry and baked golden brown, finished with a hollandaise sauce and house salad
  • Fresh fish tacos $19.50
    • Three soft shell tacos filled with pan seared fresh fish, shredded lettuce and topped with a fresh mango, pineapple, red onion, coriander, herb and tomato salsa finished with a citrus wedge and side of lime aioli
  • Ploughman's platter (v) $20.90
    • A shareable selection of cold meats and cheeses served with pickles, chutney, bread and crackers.
  • Steak and ale pie $20.90
    • Homemade steak and ale pie served with potato mash, seasonal vegetables and gravy or served with salad and fries.
  • Black market fish and chips $21.90
    • Beer Battered fish of the day served with house salad, seasoned fries and tartare sauce
  • Bandits chicken burrito (v) $23.90
    • A soft tortilla parcel filled with spicy chicken, tomato, corn and bean salsa, topped with cheese, oven baked and served with crispy nachi chips, sour cream, guacamole and house salad
  • Tinkers vegetarian dish $23.90
    • Your Inn keeper will inform you in today's creation
  • Bosuns beef burger $23.90
    • Prime beef patty grilled and topped with cheese, caramelised onion, tomato and lettuce with beetroor relish and aioli, served with seasoned fries
  • Asian chicken and prawn salad $28.90
    • Chicken and prawns sautéed in hoisin sauce served on a salad of soft rice nooodles, mixed leaves, fresh herbs, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, and fresh orange finished with a sesame oil and citrus dressing garnished with spring onion and toasted seame seeds
  • Fresh local catch POA
    • Your Inn keeper will inform you in today's catch
  • The outlaw $32.90
    • 300gm Chargrilled ribeye steak cooked to your liking served with caramelised onions and garlic butter, seasoned fries and a house salad
  • Billy bones ribs
    • Our infamous slow roasted pork ribs covered in house made tangy bbq sauce with seasoned fries and house salad
  • small $24.90
  • large $32.90
  • Side of fries $4.50
  • Side of wedges $6.00
  • Side of salad $5.00
  • Side of vegetables $5.50
  • Side of potatoes $5.50
  • Please advise your server of any dietary or allergy conditions
  • Gluten free menun available
  • (v) : can be prepared vegetarian

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Smugglers Pub and Cafe


8 Muritai Street, Tahunanui, Nelson, Nelson, 7011, New Zealand



Opened hours

Monday: 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM, Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM, Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM, Thursday: 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM, Friday: 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM, Saturday: 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM, Sunday: 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM








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8 Muritai Street, Tahunanui, Nelson, Nelson, 7011, New Zealand

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