Bessie in Christchurch Menu

ENTREES ENTREES
  • Artisan Stone-Baked Sourdough $9
    • culture butter
  • Market Oysters
  • Cloudy Bay Clams $18
    • Seaweed Butter, Chilli, Parsley
  • Octopus $18
    • Romesco Sauce, Fried Paprika Chicken, Rocket
  • Pork Jowl Croquettes $15
    • Brunt Apple, Radish
  • Chicken Liver Parfait $15
    • Fig, Pistachio, Crostini
  • House Hung Dry Aged Charcuterie $28
    • Condiments
  • Marlborough King Salmon $24
    • Escabeche, Fennel, Buckwheat
  • Manuka Smoked Egg $21.5
    • Onion Veloute, Bacon, Truffle, Mushroom
SALADS SALADS
  • Cod Lettuce $12
    • Pea Shoots, Radish, Buttermilk Dressing
  • Chopped Salad $12
    • Swede, Red Cabbage, Apple, Hazelnut
OUR PRIME CUTS OUR PRIME CUTS
  • Rib Eye 250g $39
  • Eye Fillet 180g $37
  • Grass Fed Prime Beef
  • Sirloin 300g $33
  • Eye Fillet 200g $29
  • Firstlight Grass Fed Wagyu MarbleScore 7-9
  • Rump 350g $48
  • Rib Eye 200g $58
  • Wakani Ashburton Go Day Grain Fed Beef
SAUCES SAUCES
  • White Peppercorn $5.5
  • Smoked Hollandaise $3
  • Chinichurri $3
  • Black Garlic, Mushroom $3
  • Red Wine Jus $5
  • Seaweed Butter $4
  • Horseradish $3
SIDES SIDES
  • Cauliflower, Vadouvan, Curry Leaves, Almonds $13
  • Roasted Brussels, Leaves, Bacon, Walnut Crema $15
  • Spring Carrots, Honega, Sheep’s Feta, Mint $13
  • Duck Fat Potatoes, Mushroom, Rosemary Salt $8
  • Freekah Wheat, Broccolini, Dates, Pine Nuts $13
  • White Polenta, Mushroom, Crispy Cavolo Nero, Parmesan $15
  • Potato Skins, Black Pepper Sour Cream, Pickles Onion, Dill $10
MAINS MAINS
  • Westwood Organic Chicken $34
    • Black Barley, Roasted Carrots, Miso
  • Canterbury Venison Cheek $37
    • Pumpkin Tahini, Sprouting Broccoli, Dukkah
  • Freedom Farms Pork Belly $34
    • Celeriac, Kale Sprouts, Persimmon
  • Market Fish $37
    • Cauliflower, Spinach, Meyer Lemon, Caper, Raisin
SPECIALTY CUTS SPECIALTY CUTS
  • Specially Cuts-Dry Aged $55
    • aged rib eye on the bone 500g
  • Specially Cuts-To Share
  • Merino Lamb Shoulder 1Kg $80
  • Wagyu Cross Cut Skirt Steak 500g $55
  • Specially Cuts-Butchers Block
  • Beef Intercostals 350g $26
  • Lamb Collar 350g $30

Nearby Sample Menus

  • ●Pork
  • Queijo Frito
    • Cheese Sticks
  • Polenta Frita (DF/V)
    • Polenta Chips
  • -Linguiça Vegetariana
    • Vegetarian sausage (on request)
  • Sobremesa do Dia $ 12.00
    • Dessert of the Day
  • ●Beef
  • -Medalhão de Porco
    • Medallion wrapped with streaky bacon
  • -Alcatra
    • Rump Steak
  • Double Cheeseburger N/A
    • Bite into a double helping of your favourite burger. Two 100% beef patties topped with mouth-watering melted cheese, pickles, a tangy mustard and sweet tomato ketchup makes this burger irresistible.
  • Crispy Chicken Snack Wrap® N/A
    • We take a strip of succulent, marinated and crumbed 100% chicken breast fillet. Then we add fresh iceberg lettuce and creamy mayonnaise and carefully hand wrap it all in a soft tortilla wrap.
  • Sausage & Egg McMuffin® N/A
    • A hard-hitting combo of egg, a beef sausage patty and melting slice of cheese on a classic English Muffin. Served warm and tasty.
  • Hamburger N/A
    • The original. 100% beef patty, topped with onion, pickle and zesty ketchup and mustard, all on a soft, fluffy bun.
  • Plain Sundae N/A
    • Who needs topping when you've got a whole cup of our fluffy soft serve, made with fresh milk?
  • Caramel Sundae N/A
    • It's a delicious delight. Soft, creamy waves of soft serve made with fresh milk, doused in a sticky, sweet warm caramel sauce.
  • Chicken McNuggets® N/A
    • Everything's better when it's bite-sized. Like our nuggets made with tender juicy chicken breast in a crisp tempura coating. Start the fun with our delicious dipping sauces, in BBQ, Sweet 'n Sour or Mustard.
  • Choc Orange Flavour Shake N/A
    • Try our new tasty Choc Orange Shake, made with creamy, fresh milk ingredients. It's so thick it barely makes it up the straw.
  • Bowl of Rice $1.50
  • Combination Chow Mien $9.50
  • Malaysian Chicken Curry $9.50
    • Hot and spicy coconut curry of chicken nibbles, potatoes & green beans served with rice
  • Char Koay Teow (Fried Koay Teow) $9.50
    • Spicy flat rice noodles fried with roast pork pieces, prawn, squid, beansprouts and egg
  • Fried Egg $1.50
  • Nasi Goreng $9.50
    • Spicy fried rice with chicken, roast pork pieces and beansprouts
  • Seafood and Vegetables $12.00
    • stir fried with your choice of sauce
  • Sweet & Sour Pork $11.50
    • Battered pork pieces with vegetables in sweet and sour sauce served with rice
  • Fish Bites
    • served with fried & tomato sauce
  • Motto Carne
    • see over page
  • Vegetarian $15.00
  • Fries
  • Drink
  • Option 1 $13.00
  • Drink
  • Caesar Salad
    • Crispy cos lettuce drizzled in a Caesar dressing, topped with croutons & a poached egg
  • Salmon avocado don $15.00
  • Curry udon $13.50
  • Karaage (crispy chicken) roll $5.80/$9.90
    • cabbage, mayo, karaage chicken (4P/8P)
  • Teriyaki tofu don $15.50
  • Inari (2P/1P) $4.00/$2.50
  • Gluten free available $1.00
  • Fresh vege $1.00
  • Jumbo teriyaki chicken roll $12.00
    • cabbage, mayo, teriyaki chicken (8P)
  • Fried Spring Rolls $4.50
  • Coconut Veggy Curry on Rice $10.50 Reg / $16 Lge
  • Soy Roast Fried Rice / Noodle $12 Reg / $18 Lge
  • Hotplate Stewed Roasted $16 Small / $24 Large
    • Sliced stewed roast with veggy, ginger and sesame on steamy hotplate
  • Hotplate Tofu with Fresh Vegetables and Cashew Nuts $15 Reg / $22.50 Lge
  • Steam or Fried Dumplings $6.80
  • Crispy Mashed Tofu Balls in Black Bean Sauce $12 Reg / $18 Lge
  • Mexican Cube $12 Reg / $18 Lge
  • Tuna Sashimi $21.00
  • Squid Tempura $10.00
  • Pork Cutlet Set $14.20
  • Assorted Sashimi Set $18.50
  • Chicken Teriyaki & Avocado Roll $13.00
  • Vegetarian Set Menu $35.00 per person
    • Appetiser - Edamame / Vegetable Tempura / Spring Roll (Vegetarian) / Main Course - Seaweed Salad / Nigiri Sushi - Inari, Egg Omelette / Tofu Steak with Mushroom Sauce / Croquette (Curry Flavour) / Pickles / Miso Soup / Steamed Rice / Dessert - Green Tea Ice Cream with Seasonal Fruits (Additional $5.00 to Banana Tempura)
  • Assorted Crumbed Set $18.00
  • Deep Fried Chicken (Curry Flavour) $12.00
  • Tofu Teriyaki Don $11.50
  • Pork & Chive Gyoza $7.00
  • Chicken Karaage Curry Don $12.50
  • Salmon Teriyaki Don $13.50
  • Prawn Gyoza $6
  • Chicken Katsu Don $11.50
  • Chicken Katsu Curry $12.50
  • Chicken Teriyaki Don $11.50
  • Haast Whitebait Fritter $8
  • Deluxe Cheese Toastie $8
  • Plus Fried Eggs $1
  • Rump Steak, Roast Veg Chutney, Grilled Cheese $10
  • Kransky and Egg Roll $8
    • Fried or Scrambled
  • Smoked Chicken Sage / Onion Relish $10
  • Best Bacon Buttie $8
  • Pulled Pork, Grilled Cheese, Red Pepper Relish $10
  • Numban Chicken Don $13.90
    • Tempura chicken with sweet vinegar sauce & special tartare sauce on rice
  • Aburi Salmon Don $16.90
    • Seared New Zealand salmon with traditional teriyaki sauce & Hachi Hachi mayo on rice
  • Numban Chicken, Sweet Vinegar Sauce and Special Tartare Sauce $10.00
  • Grilled Chicken Slider with Kumara Crisps & Karaage Crispy Chicken $9.20
  • Karaage (Crispy Chicken) Don $12.90
    • Crispy chicken with sweet ginger sauce & Hachi Hachi mayo on rice
  • Teriyaki Ninja Set $10.30
    • a value meal comes with Kumara Crisps and Mogu Mogu drink (for water/Coke product/organic juice add $1.00)
  • Oki Hoki Set (Seasonal) $10.30
    • a value meal comes with Kumara Crisps and Mogu Mogu drink (for water/Coke product/organic juice add $1.00)
  • Oki Hoki (Seasonal) $7.20
    • Deep fried fish fillet with lettuce & special tartare sauce
  • Mains
    • Chicken with Cashew Nuts / Sweet & Sour Pork / Egg Fried Rice
  • Curry Squid with Vegetables $17.50
  • Beef with Oyster Sauce $15.50
  • Chicken Fried Noodles $11.50
  • Sweet & Sour Pork $15.50
  • Combination Fried Rice $12.50
  • Seafood Fried Noodles $13.00
  • Wontons Soup $6.00
  • Salmon Roll $ 15.00
    • Fresh salmon, avocado, cucumber, mayo
  • Chicken Roll $ 17.00
    • Teriyaki chicken, cucumber, avocado
  • Salmon Sashimi Regular $ 29
  • • Tender Eye-Fillet
  • Teriyaki Chicken Don $ 12.00
    • Teriyaki chicken, cucumber, shichimi, spring onion, sesame seed, mayo, egg
  • California Roll $ 15.00
    • Crab meat, cucumber, avocado
  • • Beef
  • • King Salmon
  • Christ church's Best Seafood Chowder $18.80
  • Entrecote Cafe de Paris $30.80
    • Sirloin steak with herb and garlic butter
  • Breakfast $18.80
    • Eggs of your choice, Streaky bacon, Swiss breakfast sausages, Tomato, Toast and Cafe Latte
  • Antipasto $15.80 / $26.80
    • Salami, Buendnerfleisch, Prosciutto Crudo, Coppa
  • The original Swiss Fondue $36.00 P/P
    • (minimum 2 people)
  • Omelette (2 fillings) $15.50
    • Ham, Tomato, Cheese, Mushrooms, Onion
  • Fresh Fruit Salad $10.80
  • European Antipasto $24.80
    • Salami, Coppa, Buendnerfleisch, Prosciutto Crudo
  • Lamb Madras $10.00
  • NAAN $1.50
  • Chicken Korma $10.00
  • Chicken Tikka Masala $10.00
  • BUTTER CHICKEN $10.00
  • LAMB BIRYANI $10.00
  • Butter Chicken $10.00
  • CHICKEN WINGS $1.50
  • Chipotle N/A
  • Natural Swiss N/A
  • Bacon, Egg and Cheese N/A
  • Apple Slices N/A
  • Pork Riblet N/A
  • Yoghurt N/A
  • Choc Chip N/A
  • Honey Oat N/A
Bessie

Bessie

location

Address

Level 1, 178 St Asaph Street, Christchurch Central,

phone

Phone

035952799

clock

Opened hours

Monday: 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Tuesday: 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Wednesday: 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Thursday: 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Friday: 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Saturday: 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Sunday: 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM
price range

Price

$50+

type

Type

None

service level

Service

Table Service

cuisine

Cuisine

European , Gluten Free , New Zealand , Steak , Steakhouse

features

Features

Mastercard ,  Visa ,  Romantic ,  Wheelchair accessible ,  Business meetings ,  Reservations ,  Waitstaff ,  Groups ,  Bar Scene ,  Seating ,  Street Parking ,  Free Off-Street Parking ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Full Bar

Location
Level 1, 178 St Asaph Street, Christchurch Central,