The Esplanade Restaurant in Dunedin Menu

BREAKFAST MENU BREAKFAST MENU
  • Toasted ciabatta, jam $7.50
  • Granola, seasonal fruit, yoghurt $12.00
  • Bruschetta $9.00
    • mixed mushroom
  • Crisp fried calzone, ham, mozzarella $12.00
  • Toasted sweet fruit panetone, seasonal fruit, mascarpone $16.90
  • Uova al forno, skillet baked eggs with spinach, smoked scamorza cheese, tomato $18.50
  • Uova al forno, skillet baked eggs with chorizo, potato, mushroom, tomato $18.50
  • Esplanade Breakfast $19.00
    • sage-fried eggs, prosciutto cotto, roast tomato, havoc pork & fennel sausage
  • Scrambled free range eggs, havoc pork & fennel sausages, basil oil, toasted ciabatta $17.00
  • Pizza Atomica $22.00
    • tomato, mozzarella, red onion, cracked egg, speck
  • Panino Toastie $12.00
    • prosciutto cotto, piccanti, pesto, mozzarella
  • Panino Toastie $12.00
    • aubergine, provolone, pesto
  • Panino Toastie $12.00
    • mushroom, provolone, truffle oil
ANTIPASTI ANTIPASTI
  • Calamari Fritti $16.00
    • fried calamari, gremolata
  • Pork and porcini meatballs, chickpea cream $12.00
  • Antipasto $25.00
    • cured meat, cheese, olives, bread
  • Antipasto $25.00
    • fried seafood, braised shellfish, baccala mantecato, olives, bread
  • Olives, grissini $8.00
  • Fried sardines, onion pickle, pinenuts $12.00
  • Arancini $10.00
    • pea, saffron, mozzarella
  • Crocchette $11.00
    • potato, salami, mozzarella
  • Zuppa Di Pesce Del Pescatore $15.00
    • fishermans soup
  • Pepata Di Cozze $14.00
    • mussels, clams, white wine, peppercorn, lemon
  • Bruschetta $9.00
    • proscuitto cotto, ham, mozzarella
  • Bruschetta $9.00
    • baccala mantecato, whipped salt cod
  • Crisp calzone, aubergine, mozzarella, tomato sauce $13.00
  • Pork and beef meatballs, tomato sauce $12.00
BREAD BREAD
  • Bread Basket $9.00
  • Pizza, garlic, rosemary $12.00
  • Pizza, tomato, oregano, garlic $15.00
PASTA PASTA
  • Pappardelle $26.00
    • braised lamb shoulder, mushroom
  • Scialiatelli $25.00
    • paolo's recipe havoc pork sausage ragu, tomato, ricotta
  • Tagliolini Zafferano $24.00
    • mussels, clams, white wine, garlic, parsley
  • Lasagne $24.00
    • beef ragu
  • Gnocchi $23.00
    • rocket, tomato, parmigiano
  • Ravioli $23.00
    • spinach, ricotta, sage butter
  • Risotto $24.00
    • cherry tomato, zucchini, aubergine
  • Cannelloni $23.00
    • pumpkin, mushroom, bechamel sauce
PIZZA / RED PIZZA / RED
  • Napoletana $23.00
    • tomato, mozzarella, anchovy, caper
  • Capricciosa $24.00
    • mozzarella, mushroom, artichoke, ham, olive
  • Margherita $21.00
    • mozzarella, tomato, basil oil
  • Quattro Stagioni $24.00
    • ham, artichoke, mushroom, anchovy, olive
  • Piccanti $23.00
    • tomato, mozzarella, spicy salami
  • Frutti Di Mare $23.00
    • calamari, mussel, octopus, clam
  • Prosciutto $24.00
    • crudo di parma, rocket, mozzarella
PIZZA / WHITE PIZZA / WHITE
  • - Add parmigiana reggiano $3.00
  • - Add mozzarella di bufala $5.00
  • - Add venison salami available $3.50
  • Quattro Formaggi $25.00
    • gorgonzola, mozzarella, emmental, edammer
  • Ortolana $24.00
    • aubergine, capsicum, mozzarella, ricotta
  • Calabrese $24.00
    • spicy 'nduja piccanti, capsicum, mozzarella
  • Popeye $23.00
    • spinach, mozzarella, parmigiano
  • Salsiccia $24.00
    • havoc pork and fennel sausage, mushroom, truffle oil, mozzarella
  • Salmone $24.00
    • cured salmon, mozzarella di buffala, rucala, balsamico
SIDES SIDES
  • French fries, garlic, parsley $8.00
  • Green leaves $7.00
  • Patata Al Forno $9.00
    • roast potato, garlic, evo
  • Wood-roast beetroot, mozzarella, lardons, balsamic $11.00
  • Caprese $15.00
    • bufala di mozzarella, tomato, basil
  • Insalata Rucala $12.00
    • rocket, pear, pecorino, walnut
  • Ciabatta $3.00
FORMAGGI FORMAGGI
  • Pecorino, honey $14.00
  • Gorganzola, pear $14.00
DESSERT DESSERT
  • Cannoli, ice-cream $8.00
  • Butterscotch creme pot $8.00
  • Baked lemon cheese slice, thyme roasted grapes $8.00
  • Dark chocolate torta, mascarpone, cherries $8.00
  • Tiramisu $8.00
  • Knickerbooker glory $13.00
  • Tartufo, vanilla & chocolate ice - cream, shot of espresso $11.00
  • Caffe corretto, espresso-grappa $10.00

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Mushrooms $3.00
  • Crumbed Beef Schnitzel (The crowds favourite) $19.95
    • Topped with either garlic butter, plain, garlic or mushroom gravy, served with fries & your choice of salad or vegetables
  • Bowl steamed vegetables $5.90
  • Chicken Enchilada $19.95
    • Chicken pieces infused with ginger, garlic and sweet chilli sauce, wrapped in a flour tortilla, baked in the oven, topped with melted cheese, served with a side of sour cream, fries & your choice of salad or vegetables
  • Chicken & Bacon Salad $19.95
    • Seasoned crumbed chicken bites & bacon, crispy noodles, roasted cashew nuts on a fresh garden salad, coated in a delicious BBQ & mayo sauce
  • Side Salad $5.90
  • Sausage $2.00 each
  • Butter/Garlic Butter $2.00
  • Prawn Masala $19.00
    • Prawns cooked with onion, tomatoes and Indian spices with thick masala gravy.
  • Tandoori Roti $4.00
    • Unleavened whole meal bread baked in tandoor oven
  • Shrimp Malabari $19.00
    • Shrimps tempered with curry leaves cooked with onion and capsicum.
  • Paneer Kulcha $6.00
    • Leavened bread stuffed with cottage cheese and onion.
  • Raita $4.00
    • Classic Indian accompaniment, consisting of yoghurt, cucumber, and carrots. Raita helps take some of the heat out of the spicy dishes.
  • Bombay Aloo $16.50
    • Potatoes cooked with cumin seeds, tomato and fenugreek.
  • Chicken Tikka Masala $18.00
    • Chicken prepared in tandoor and finished with cashew and tomato sauce. Try this delicacy with a chicken naan bread.
  • Butter Prawn $19.00
    • Prawns cooked in a cashew, cream and tomato sauce. Tastes even better with Garlic or Chicken Naan bread.
  • Chicken Crave Salad $12.5 Reg / $10.5 Petita
  • Brownie $2.50
  • Free Range Chicken Tenders
  • Grilled Wedges $4.90
  • Chicken Caesar Pita $11.5 Reg / $9.5 Petita
  • Roast Lamb Salad $11.9 Reg / $9.9 Petita
  • The Protein Pack $15.00
  • Steak Pita $11.5 Reg / $9.5 Petita
  • Mango Chutney $3.50
  • Little India Salad - Onions, cucumber, cabbage and tomatoes with lemon juice and a special mix of spices. $7.50
  • Chicken Pulao - Basmati rice cooked with tender boneless chicken, peas, onions and spices. $10.00
  • Mint Chutney $3.50
  • Kashmiri Naan - Naan topped with nuts and sultanas. $4.50
  • Tandoori Roti - Unleavened wholemeal flour bread baked in the tandoor. $3.00
  • Onion Kulcha - Naan with a stuffing of onions and spices. $4.00
  • Tandoori Chicken Salad - Your choice of Chooza Tikka, Malai Tikka or Achaari Tikka tossed with lettuce, tomato, cucumber, red onions, lemon juice with mint chutney $15.00
  • Fish of the Day (G.F.) $21
    • Today’s Fresh Fish served with Chef's Rustic Mash, Spinach & Seasonal Vegetables
  • Omelette of 3 eggs - with today’s special fillings & Salad Greens (G.F.) $16
  • Angus BeefBurger (G.F.O) $17
    • with Beetroot Relish, Swiss Cheese, Lettuce, Aioli & Hummus
  • All Eggs & Meat are Free Range
  • Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Beans, Hollandaise $4
  • Add Bacon $4
  • Everything made onsite
  • V=Vegetarian
  • 15% surcharge applies for public holidays
  • Pork belly slow cooked in star anise, garlic and hoisin on sticky rice and bok choy, tart apple dressing $24.50
  • Mesclun fresh salad $7.00
  • Silver fern farms fillet steak, cooked to your liking, on mustard mash topped with salsa verde $32.50
  • Silver fern farms lamb rump, with sundried tomato crust on lentil, spinach and parsley tabbouleh, feta yoghurt mint dressing $32.50
  • Flowerpot bread $6.00
  • Fish of the day $29.50
    • Fresh and changes daily, served on mustard mash
  • Risotto of green peas, asparagus, spinach and mint topped with shredded parmesan and truffle oil $22.50
  • The Bog Garlic Loaf Vegetarian Single$8/Double$14
    • Freshly baked loaf with garlic sage butter.
  • Lamb Shank Gluten Free Single$22/Double$29
    • Slow braised lamb shanks served on colcannon mash, pumpkin puree and a red onion jus.
  • Cheesecake $13.00
    • This homemade delight changes daily, ask your waitperson for today’s choice.
  • Smoked Chicken Salad Gluten Free $21.50
    • Smoked chicken and bacon tossed with fresh salad greens. Lightly finished with a Caesar dressing and topped with a poached egg and parmesan.
  • Crispy Chicken $18.00
    • Tender pieces of crumbed chicken served with fries, aioli and plum sauce.
  • Calamari Gluten Free $15.00
    • Calamari lightly crumbed with herb and lemon pepper, deep fried and served with a delicious garlic aioli.
  • Lamb's Fry and Bacon $22.50
    • Thin slices of lamb’s liver sautéed with mushrooms and caramelised onions, topped with streaky bacon and finished with our red wine jus. Served on creamy mash with a thick slice of toasted bread.
  • Box Brownie $13.00
    • Pure decadence! Served warm topped with vanilla ice cream and freshly whipped cream.
  • Pork, Preserved Vege & Tofu Soup $6.00
  • Sizzling Lamb Chops in XO Sauce $30.00
  • Fillet Steak - Black Pepper $30.00
  • Shredded Pork & Bamboo Shoot with Chilli Bean Sauce $22.00
  • Singapore Fried Vermicelli $18.00
  • Chicken Fillets with Sweet Chilli Sauce $22.00
  • Prawn $26.00
  • Steamed Whole Blue Cod in Soya Sauce $30.00
  • - 4 pcs $4.00
  • - 8 pcs $11.00
  • 14. Teriyaki chicken $14.00
  • 24. Vege sushi
  • - 6 pcs+ miso soup $13.00
  • 21. Teriyaki tofu steak $13.50
  • 22. Yaki udon chicken $14.00
  • 4. Karaage chicken $9.00
    • crispy chicken -6 pcs
  • FISH WITH VEGETABLES $10.90
  • Chicken thigh (boneless) $19.90
  • Shrimp Cocktail $8.90
  • Lamb shanks $19.90/$23.90
    • one shank/two shanks
  • Beef Schnitzel (crumbed) $19.90
    • with mushroom topping
  • Chicken salad - strips of chicken breast with green salad, avocado, bacon, tomato & balsamic dressing $19.90
  • SOLE & SALAD $10.90
  • Mushrooms $5.00
  • Duck liver pate, crostini, fig & balsamic relish $12.20
  • Hummus, olives, feta, balsamic picked onions $14.50
    • sundried tomato pesto, warm pita bread
  • Free range scrambled eggs on Hearth rye toast $19.50
    • grilled bacon, grilled vine tomato, onion relish
  • Potato gnocchi, stir fried broccolini $23.50
    • with salsa rocket cream sauce, roast pumpkin, ratatouille relish, shaved parmesan
  • Sirloin steak, nori & sesame butter $26.50
    • miso & mustard jus, dauphinoise potatoes, tempura prawn & red cabbage slaw
  • Poached free range eggs $19.50
    • handmade hash browns, hot smoked salmon, spinach, lemon & chive hollandise
  • Child portion $16.50
    • fish & chips with ketchup
  • Roasted confit corn fed chicken thigh $25.00
    • carnaroli risotto, rocket, roasted mushrooms, parmesan
  • Mash instead of fries/potatoes $2.00
  • Ice Cream Sundae $9.95
    • Vanilla ice cream with your choice of chocolate, caramel, passionfruit or strawberry topping, served with whipped cream, marshmallows, chocolate sprinkles & wafers
  • Hash Brown $2.00 each
  • Ham Steak (~200g) $20.95
    • Topped with a pineapple ring, served with fries & your choice of salad or vegetables
  • Extra cream $3.00
  • Onion Rings X4 $2.00
  • Fish & Chips $20.95
    • Succulent battered blue cod fillets, served with fries, tartare sauce & your choice of salad or vegetables
  • Bowl steamed vegetables $5.90
  • Stir Fried green beans and mixed vegetables (Large)
  • Mapo Tofu $15
  • Deep Fried Spring Rolls
  • Griddle Cooked Chinese bacon and bamboo shoots $18
  • Tomato with Egg $15
  • Price: $57 (or $19 per person)
  • Deep Fried Squid $8.00
  • Combination Meat in Satay Sauce on Hot Plate
  • Hainanese Chicken and Rice $26
  • Steamed Jasmine Rice $3
  • Prawn & Coriander Dumplings (4 pieces) $11
  • Percik Chicken $14
    • toasted coconut
  • Kum Heong Style Soft Shell Crab $26
    • crispy curry leaves, dried shrimp, ginger & onion
  • Salted Coconut & Mango Ice Cream $7
    • hand-churned by Pure NZ ice cream
  • Steamed White Pak Choy $12
    • confit garlic
  • Pork Wonton and Egg Noodle Soup $18
    • Asian greens, bean sprouts, shallot oil, coriander
  • spinach $3
  • Banana, date and walnut toast, cashew butter and banana (g.f.) (d.f.) (paleo) $10.5
  • add haloumi $3
  • Toasted muesli w rhubarb compote and natural yoghurt $9
  • house seed toast (g.f.) (d.f.) (vegan) $3
  • field mushrooms $4
  • free range bacon $5
  • Grilled haloumi, spinach and free range poached eggs on ciabatta w house beetroot chutney $18
The Esplanade Restaurant

The Esplanade Restaurant

location

Address

250 Forbury Road, Saint Clair, Dunedin, Otago, 9012, New Zealand

phone

Phone

034562544

clock

Opened hours

Monday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Thursday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Friday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Saturday: 8:30 AM – 10:00 PM, Sunday: 8:30 AM – 10:00 PM
price range

Price

$20 - $30

type

Type

None

service level

Service

Table Service

cuisine

Cuisine

European , Gluten Free , Italian , Pizza , Vegan , Vegetarian

features

Features

Mastercard ,  Takeaway ,  Visa ,  Wheelchair accessible ,  Business meetings ,  After-hours ,  Breakfast ,  Waitstaff ,  Takeout ,  Wine and Beer ,  Cash ,  Groups ,  Lunch ,  Bar Scene ,  Seating ,  Highchairs Available ,  Drinks ,  Brunch ,  Free Wifi ,  Cards accepted ,  Disabled Friendly ,  Special Occasion Dining ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Outdoor Seating ,  Full Bar ,  Cash only

Location
250 Forbury Road, Saint Clair, Dunedin, Otago, 9012, New Zealand