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)
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Side salad $9.00
  • Sauteed seasonal vegetables $9.00
  • 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
 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)

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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

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