Curators House Restaurant in Christchurch Menu

 TAPAS (These little tastes of Spanish gastronomy are to share between friends, enjoy at any time & any occasion traditionally accompanied by a good wine or beer. Ideal to enjoy before your main course arrives)
  • Extras: lamb cutlet $6.00
  • Chorizo garcia a la sidra $19.50
    • Our own award winning chorizo cooked in apple cider
  • Angulas a la bilbaina $28.00
    • West Coast Whitebait sauteed in olive oil with garlic & chilli (LF)
  • Aceitunas maceradas $10.00
    • Our special marinated olives
  • Patatas bravas $14.00
    • Cubed fries & paprika sauce
  • Croquetas de pollo con chorizo $19.00
    • Garcia chicken & chorizo garcia croquettes (4 units)
  • Salteado de habitas con jamon $19.00
    • Broad beans panfried in olive oil with Spanish ham
  • Chuletitas de cordero a la parilla $23.00
    • Canterbury spring lamb rack cutlets chargrilled, gourmet potatoes & aromatic olive oil drizzle (3 units)
  • Almejas a la marinera $24.00
    • Cloudy bay clams cooked in white wine, onion, and saffron ragout (LF)
  • Langostinos al ajillo $21.00
    • Australian wild Prawns pan-fried smothered in garlic & olive oil,hint of chilli (4 units)
  • Extras: prawn $4.00
  • Extras: croqueta $3.00
  • Extras: bread $2.00
  • Calamares a la andaluza $19.00
    • Calamari dusted in flour & flash fried (LF)
  • Salteado de setas al jerez $19.50
    • Sauteed mushrooms with garlic, parsley in px spanish sherry
  • Surtido de embutidos $27.50
    • House made chorizo, longaniza & Spanish ham served tomato bread (LF)
  • Tapas variadas $55.00
    • A tasting selection of our tapas including chorizo, croquetas, mushrooms, calamari, patatas bravas, ali oli & bread
 ENTREES
  • Soup of the day $18.00
    • served with crusty bread
  • Curator’s pate $23.00
    • Our house made duck pate served with wine reduction shallots & balsamic gelatin & tostas drizzled in virgin olive oil
  • Ensalada de queso de cabra $28.50
    • Caramelised Goat cheese atop salad greens, dried fruits & nuts, with a honey vinaigrette
  • Ensalada de salmon y aguacate $24.00
    • Cured akaroa salmon served with avocado on a warm kumara & parsnip salad
 MAIN COURSES
  • Cordero asado - lamb shoulder $41.50
    • Slow roasted canterbury lamb shoulder served with a rosemary, thyme & red wine reduction
  • Pollo a la catalana – catalan chicken $38.00
    • Tender chicken thigh pieces slow cooked with dried apricots, prunes, sultanas, pinenuts & gourmet potatoes
  • Solomillo de buey - fillet of angus beef $45.00
    • Prime fillet grilled, tomato, dauphinoise with portobello mushroom & pedro Ximenez reduction
  • Butifarra garcia $39.00
    • Housemade catalan pork sausage with portobello mushroom & fries
  • Trio vegetal de texturas - vegetable trio $39.00
    • Escalivada marinated mediteranean vegetables with empanadilla pastries & sauteed mushrooms topped with blue cheese
  • Venado a la parrilla $42.00
    • Grilled venison rump with house vinaigrette, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes & panadera potatoes
 SEAFOOD MAIN COURSES
  • Suprema de pescado gratinado - gratin fish in alli oli $37.00
    • Fish fillet grilled gratin in alli oli on house made tomato sauce
  • Pescado entero al horno – whole oven baked fish $39.00
    • Whole fish of the day oven baked & served with santurce salsa
  • Pescado a la plancha – chargrilled fish fillet $41.50
    • Chargrilled fish of the day with canary island style mojo verde herbed vinaigrette & sautéed seasonal vegetables
  • Suquet de pescado y marisco $43.00
    • A ragout of fresh fish & seafood including prawn, clams & mussels with a saffron bisque atop potatoes
  • Paella mixta–house speciality Chicken, & Seafood tossed with saffron scented rice, tomatoes & vegetables. Cooked & served in a paella pan - Minimum order of two per table. We recommend pre-ordering paella at the Curator’s House, especially if you are dining at peak time. Please check the availability of paella with your waiter. Please allow at least 25 minutes cooking time. It is worth the wait! per person $43.00
 SIDE ORDERS
  • Curator's fries $9.00
  • Patatas bravas $14.00
  • Bread slices $7.00
  • Pa amb tomaquet – bread with tomato and olive oil rub $10.00
  • Side salad $9.00
  • Sauteed seasonal vegetables $9.00
 DESSERTS
  • Arroz con leche $14.00
    • A light & creamy rice pudding mousse spiced with cinammon
  • Crema catalana $17.00
    • Our house speciality. Traditional Spanish cream with a hint of lemon, vanilla & cinnamon topped with caramilised sugar
  • Dark chocolate hazelnut brownie $18.00
    • Rich 70% dark chocolate with cream cheese & toasted hazelnuts served with a refreshing raspberry sorbet & sugared pistachios
  • Tarta de santiago – almond tarte $18.00
    • The famous Spanish almond tarte from the pilgrim's town of Santiago de compostela dusted in icing sugar, with triple chocolate ice-cream & served traditionally with a glass of pedro ximenez sherry
  • Affogato $12.00
    • Vanilla bean ice cream served with a shot of espresso
  • With: disaronno amaretto $18.00
  • Cheese... $ 32.00/ $18.00
    • A trio of the best available cheeses served with quince paste, local walnut halves (to share/ for one)

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Crispy Chicken or Fish Soft Shell taco $16.90
    • w/ Asian Slaw, pickled carrot, crispy shallots and peanuts w/ Aioli and Nuoc cham
  • Open Beef Burger and Chips $16.90
    • w/ Red onion relish
  • Blue Cod and Chips $16.90
    • w/ salad
  • Potato Rosti Stack $16.90
    • w/ smoked salmon and salad of red onion, tomato, capers and a dill Aioli
  • Caesar Salad $15.90
  • Caesar Salad $18.90
    • w/ chicken
  • Chips $6.00
    • w/ Aioli or tomato sauce
  • Wedges $6.00
    • w/ Sour cream and Sweet chilli sauce
  • Taquitos 2 for $9.00
    • Corn tortillas filled with pulled pork and cheese, cooked till crispy and served with fresh salsa.
  • Corn chips and dips $8.00
    • House made corn chips seasoned with fire spice, served with sour cream, salsa roja and salsa queso
  • Beef sliders 2 $9.00
    • Mini cheese burgers with bite
  • Taco $6.50
    • 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)
  • Frito tortillas & chips $12.00
    • Fried flour tortilla crisps with warm bean dip & salsa queso
  • Nacho $17.00
    • House made corn chips topped with cheese sauce spicy ground beef , salsa roja and sour cream
  • Add guacamole $3.00
  • Devilskins $17.50
    • Spicy potato wedges topped with jalapeno cheese sauce. Spicy ground beef, salsa roja and sour cream
  • MINI BREAD LOAF $9.50
    • oven baked loaf with garlic butter and pesto
  • SOUP OF THE DAY $12.50
    • with toasted bread roll
  • CHICKEN TENDERS $15.50
    • crumbed chicken tenders served with a spicy apricot sauce and light side salad
  • FARMHOUSE BREAKFAST $21.00
    • beef sausages, bacon, hash brown, eggs, beans, mushrooms, tomatoes and hollandaise sauce
  • AKAROA SALMON $27.00
    • fresh pan seared Akaroa salmon wit house made rosti and steamed greens
  • CHICKEN PARMIGIANA $23.50
    • served with gourmet roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables or garden salad
  • ROAST VEGETABLE STACK $19.50
    • served on polenta bread with roast capsicum coulis
  • FISH & CHIPS P.O.D
    • beer battered fish and thick-cut fries see specials board
  • Herb & garlic bread $5.50
  • Selection of assorted breads & spreads $10.50
  • Pancakes $15.50
    • with glazed banana, bacon & maple syrup
  • Eggs benedict $16.50
    • with two poached eggs, ham, spinach and hollandaise
  • Chateau grill $17.50
    • including two eggs, grilled tomato, lamb cutlet, bacon, & hash-brown
  • Chefs daily omelette special $16.50
  • Market fresh soup of the day $9.50
  • Seafood, mussel & crayfish base chowder $17.50
    • served with garlic & herb baguette
  • Garlic bread $ 8.00
    • With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
  • Oak bread $ 9.00
    • With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
  • Chips $ 5.00
    • With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
  • Farmhouse wedges $ 8.00
    • With cheese, bacon, sour cream and sweet chilli
  • Nachos $ 10.00
    • Beef & bean minced with sour cream and sweet chilli
  • Toasted Sandwiches $ 4.00
    • 2 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
  • Toasted Sandwiches $ 5.00
    • 3 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
  • Toasted Sandwiches $ 5.00
    • Bacon & Egg

Curators House Restaurant

Address

7 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch Central, Christchurch, Canterbury, 8013, New Zealand

Phone

033792252

Opened hours

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

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Cuisine

Gluten Free , Mediterranean , New Zealand , Spanish , Vegetarian , European

Features

Mastercard ,  Visa ,  Romantic ,  Wheelchair accessible ,  Business meetings ,  Reservations ,  Waitstaff ,  Private Dining ,  Cash ,  Groups ,  Lunch ,  Group Meal ,  Seating ,  View ,  Highchairs Available ,  No Takeaway ,  Free Wifi ,  Cards accepted ,  Local cuisine ,  Disabled Friendly ,  Special Occasion Dining ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Outdoor Seating ,  Full Bar

Location
7 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch Central, Christchurch, Canterbury, 8013, New Zealand