The Bog Irish Bar in Canterbury Menu

  • Crispy potato skins (GF) $10
    • Served with lashings of gravy and grilled smoked cheddar
  • Seasoned Criss Cross Potatoes $10
    • Served with sweet chilli and sour cream
  • Prawn Twisters $10
    • One twister is never enough -so go for a plate load of these tasty prawns wrapped in wonton pastry and deep fried Served with dipping sauce
  • Fish Bites $10
    • Fish bites served with tartare sauce
  • Chicken Wings (GF) $10
    • Served either hot & spicy or with honey soy dipping sauce.
  • Fisherman’s basket $35
    • Consists of Hoki bites, crumbed mussels, prawn twisters, crumbed calamari, chips, lemon wedges, Tartare and tomato sauce
  • Bog Fried Platter $35
    • Deep fried goodness - a platter of chips, criss-cross fries, chicken wings, onion rings, samosas and spring rolls served with sweet chilli dip and lemon mayonnaise.
  • Garlic Bread $12.50
    • A hot pull apart loaf with lashings of garlic butter
  • Available from 11.30am
  • Garlic Bread $12.50
    • A hot pull apart loaf with lashings of garlic butter
  • Multi loaf $14.50
    • Multi loaf served warm with a selection of today’s dips
  • Seafood Chowder (GF) $18
    • Steaming hot seafood chowder with mussels, shrimp and today’s fish. Served with warm toasted bread.
  • Shrimp Cocktail (GF) $15.50
    • Served with our in house Marie Rose sauce
  • The Bog Nachos (GF) $18.50
    • Corn chips topped with chilli con carne and smoked cheddar with sour cream and sweet chilli on top >>
  • Thai Curried Mussels (½ kilo,GF) $17.50
    • Steamed until they smile then served in a Thai green curry and coconut cream sauce and a toasted sourdough bread.
  • Pastie $19
    • Mini pastie with tomato chutney - please ask for today’s flavour.
  • Available from 11.30am
  • Beef and Guinness Hot Pot $23.50
    • Beef slowly braised in a rich Guinness gravy, topped with puff pastry then oven baked and served with colcannon. Truly a Bog favourite
  • JJ’s Bangers and Mash (GF) $23
    • Pork sausages served on a bed of colcannon with caramelised onion and finished off with parsnip crisps, peas and gravy.
  • Tradition Irish stew $24
    • Tender lamb pieces with celery, onions, carrots, potatoes and mixed herbs cooked in a rich broth then finished with a shamrock pastry case and toasted sourdough
  • Lamb Shank (GF)
    • Slow braised lamb shanks served on colcannon, caramelised onion and red onion jus lie
  • -Single $23.5
  • -Double $32
  • The Cashel Mall Melt (GF) $25.50
    • Your choice of chicken or marinated sirloin steak, grilled bacon, on thick cut sourdough garlic bread and topped with cheddar,mayonnaise and tomato sauce. Served with your choice of soup, chips or salad.
  • Pea, Pie & Pud $23
    • Changes daily, please ask the wait staff today’s flavour. Served with chips, mushy peas and a pint or glass of house wine of your choice
  • Available from 11.30am
  • Full Irish Breakfast (GF) $23.50
    • Black pudding, bacon, sausage, hash brown, tomato, mushroom, beans, toast, and eggs; either fried, scrambled or poached. Served with a pot of tea
  • The Bog Burger $23.50
    • 180g in house made beef burger on a flour bap with grilled cheese, onion, bacon, egg, served with chips or criss cross potatoes
  • Fish n chips $25
    • Fish of the day, served with a green salad mushy peas crispy chips and tartare sauce. Fish can be pan-fried, crumbed or beer battered
  • Chicken Schnitzel $18
    • Crumbed chicken schnitzel cooked till golden served with chips, green salad and your choice of sauce, mushroom, pepper or gravy
  • Pork Chops $28
    • Seasoned pork chops oven baked, served on gratin potato, roasted vegetables with a rich onion and seeded mustard gravy
  • Vegetarian Pasta (V) $20
    • Penne and seasonal vegetables tossed through a creamy tomato and roasted garlic sauce topped with Parmesan.
  • Creamy Chicken Penne $22.50
    • Penne, chicken and seasonal vegetables tossed through a creamy white wine and roasted garlic sauce topped with Parmesan
  • Ribs
    • You choose 1/2 kg or a whole kg marinated in our homemade sticky bbq and chilli sauce, served with coleslaw and chips >>
  • -½ kilo $16.5
  • -1 Kilo with fries $28.5
  • BBQ Chicken Salad (GF) $30
    • BBQ chicken tenders cooked in a smokey bbq sauce served on a crisp seasonal garden salad
  • Goats Cheese Tart (GF) $22.50
    • Baked goats cheese with balsamic, onions, spinach and fire roasted red peppers in a savoury pastry case served with a light rocket and almond salad
  • Guinness and honey glazed chicken $24
    • Chicken thigh marinated in Guinness and honey served on a skewer with carrots and mash with a dark beer jus.
  • 10oz Ribeye Steak (GF) $38.50
    • Cooked to your liking served with green salad, fries or vegetables and your choice of sauce
  • 250g Sirloin Steak $32
    • Cooked to your liking served with green salad, fries or vegetables and your choice of sauce
  • Seasonal Green Salad, Seasonal Vegetables, Mushrooms, Onion Rings, Eggs $1.50
  • Available from 11.30am
  • Apple and Rhubarb Crumble $14
    • Warm apple and rhubarb crumble, just like granny made served with vanilla ice cream and crème anglaise
  • Chocolate and Hazelnut Tart $14
    • A decadent chocolate and hazelnut tart served with vanilla bean ice cream and hazelnut praline
  • Chocolate Guinness Brownie $14
    • Our famous brownie served with Jameson cream and ice cream
  • Whiskey Crème Brûlée (GF) $14
    • Thick set whiskey custard with a crispy toffee crust served with vanilla bean ice cream.
  • White Chocolate and Baileys Cheesecake $14
    • Thick, rich and creamy yum.
  • Ice Cream Sundae $14
    • You choose, chocolate, caramel or strawberry with cream on top.
  • includes a soft drink and a scoop of ice cream with your choice of Topping Chocolate strawberry or caramel.
  • Fish n Chips $14
    • Crumbed Hoki bites served with chips and tomato sauce
  • Kid’s Bangers and Mash $14
    • A pork sausage served on mash potato and gravy
  • Roast of The Day $14
    • A kids portion served with roast vegetables, roast potato and gravy.
  • Kids Pasta $14
    • Penne with cheese and vegetables or bacon.
  • ChickenTenders $14
    • Crumbed chicken tenders, served with fries.

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The Bog Irish Bar


50 Victoria Street, Christchurch Central, Christchurch, Canterbury, 8013, New Zealand



Opened hours

Monday: 11:30 AM – 3:00 AM, Tuesday: 11:30 AM – 3:00 AM, Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 3:00 AM, Thursday: 11:30 AM – 3:00 AM, Friday: 11:30 AM – 3:00 AM, Saturday: 11:30 AM – 3:00 AM, Sunday: 11:30 AM – 3:00 AM








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50 Victoria Street, Christchurch Central, Christchurch, Canterbury, 8013, New Zealand

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