Gentle Giant in Christchurch City Menu

SOMETHING LIGHT SOMETHING LIGHT
  • Soup of the Day $13.00
    • Served w toasted Supergrain bread
  • Oven Toasted Muesli $14.50
    • Served w seasonal fruits, milk and Greek yoghurt
  • Creamy Oat Porridge $13.00
    • Served w caramelised nuts, dried fruit, milk and cream
EGGS EGGS
  • Eggs your way $10.00
    • Poached or scrambled free range eggs served on toasted bread
  • Eggs your way $5.00
    • Add bacon
  • Eggs Benedict $19.00
    • Poached free-range eggs and lemon hollandaise sauce served w crispy bacon and sauteed spinach on toasted bread
  • Eggs Benedict $21.00
    • Poached free-range eggs and lemon hollandaise sauce served w smoked salmon and sauteed spinach on pesto hash
  • Eggs Benedict $18.00
    • Poached free-range eggs and lemon hollandaise sauce served w roasted mushrooms, tomato, spinach on toasted bread
SWEET AND SAVOURY SWEET AND SAVOURY
  • Baked Beans $16.00
    • Southern style baked beans w beef mince, crispy bacon and poached free range eggs. Served with toasted bread
  • Vanilla and Cinnamon French Toast $18.50
    • Served w caramalised banana, crispy bacon and maple syrup, Drizzled and garnished w maple syrup, toasted almonds and walnuts
  • Zucchini Green Bean Fritters $18.00
    • Topped with kimchi salad. Served w beetroot chutney
  • Spicy Pork Belly & Smashed Avocado $21.00
    • Served w green salad on toasted sourdough bread
  • Sticky Crispy Chicken $19.00
    • Glazed w special-sticky-spicy-sweet sauce. Served w oriental slaw and toasted bread
  • Superfood Salad $18.50
    • Quinoa, chia seeds, brown rice, kale, roasted seasonal veges served w Beef marinated w sweet soy sauce
  • Superfood Salad $18.50
    • Quinoa, chia seeds, brown rice, kale, roasted seasonal veges served w Pan grilled tofu
  • Waffles $15.00
    • Delicious brioche waffles w a crunchy caramalised shell served w warm dark chocolate sauce and vanilla bean ice cream
  • Waffles $16.50
    • Delicious brioche waffles w a crunchy caramalised shell served w fruit salsa, candied nuts, berry compote w Greek yoghurt

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Cheese Onion Patties $2.00
  • Spicy Vegetable Patties $2.00
  • Crab Stick $1.80
  • Garlic Butter Chips $3.60
  • Chocolate Donuts $2.00
  • Apple Turnover $2.00
  • Super Supreme
  • Donuts $2.00
  • Cashew Nuts $18.00
    • chicken, beef or pork with veges, oyster sauce and cashews
  • Spring Rolls $8.00
  • Chilli and Basil $17.00
    • chicken, beef or pork with veges, fresh chillies and sweet basil
  • -Chicken, beef or pork $18.00
  • Yum Nam Tok $15.00
  • Pork Wonton (Deep Fried ) $8.00
  • Phad Phong Karee
  • Sweet and Sour $13.00
  • Pineapple/Mushroom/Tomato $3.00
  • Pork Chow Mein $11.50
  • Roast Pork Mushrooms (Chow Mein)
  • Lemon Chicken $13.70
  • Prawn & Season Veges $12.70
  • Crispy Skin Chicken
  • Curry Beef $12.20
  • Pork Mushrooms Chow Mein $11.70
  • The King $15.00
    • Fresh mozzarella, ham and mozzarella with a sweet tomato and capsicum sauce
  • Veggie Supreme $15.00
    • Fresh homemade tomato sauce, mozzarella, kumara, caramelised onions, sundried tomatos with roasted sunflower seeds and garlic aioli
  • Sgt. Peppers $15.00
    • Fresh homemade tomato sauce, sliced mozzarella and thin slices of pepperoni
  • Pumpkin & Prosciutto $16.00
    • Garlic infused olive oil, mozzarella, pine nuts, roasted pumpkin and thin slices of prosciutto topped with rosemary
  • Moroccan Lamb $16.00
    • Fresh homemade tomato sauce, succulent pieces of marinated lamb backstrap, red onion, roasted capsicum, sundried tomatoes, topped with roquette salad, mango chutney and yoghurt raita
  • Mushroom & Feta $15.00
    • Sliced portabello mushrooms, feta, mozzarella on a base of garlic infused olive oil finished with some thyme, salt and pepper
  • Butter Chicken $16.00
    • Juicy pieces of chicken in a mild curry sauce on a base of hummus and topped with fresh coriander
  • Tomizza $14.00
    • Fresh homemade tomato sauce, sliced mozzarella, topped with cracked pepper and fresh basil.
  • All mains served with basmati rice
  • Lamb Rogan Josh $17.50
    • Lean Lamb cooked in North Indian style with herbs and spices.
  • Vegetable Korma $15.50
    • A medley of seasonal vegetables cooked in delicacy spiced cream y gravy of cashew nuts and garnished with sliced almonds.
  • Chana Masala $14.99
    • Chickpeas cooked with secret spices straight from the heart of India.
  • Keema Naan $5.50
  • Fish Curry $17.50
    • Cooked in North Indian style, a real taste of India.
  • Mix Pickle $2.99
  • Goan Fish Curry $17.50
    • Royal delicacy from beaches of Goa cooked in lightly spices coconut milk and mustard seeds.
  • Brodetto Ligure $17.00
    • A fresh mix of seafood in a tomato broth
  • Verdure $27.00
    • Eggplant, zucchini, leeks, chilli, basil & tomato sugo
  • Bambini (kids) $17.00
    • Cheese, ham, pineapple & pomodoro sauce - or - cheese, fresh basil & pomodoro sauce
  • Cozze Pepate $16.00
    • Mussels served in a garlic, white wine, cracked pepper & parsley broth with fresh ciabatta bread
  • Puttanesca $24.00
    • Kalamata olives, anchovies, capers, basil, chili, garlic in a pomodoro sugo
  • Mixed Leaves $10.50
    • With tomatoes, cucumber, olives & avocado
  • Contadina $28.00
    • Homemade sausage meat, capsicums, mushrooms & olives
  • Caprese $17.00
    • Buffalo mozzarella, fresh tomatoes & basil
  • Add your own options:
  • bacon $6.00
  • tomato $5.00
  • toast $4.00
  • - Old smokey - house manuka smoked salmon, red onion, cashew nuts, fresh rocket & cherry tomatoes
  • South Island Salmon Fillet $31.90
    • Pan seared over summer vegetables, hollandaise sauce and a parmesan tuille
  • Classic kiwi breakfast (available until 4pm daily) $21.90
    • Bacon, sausage, mushrooms, grilled tomato, hash brown with two eggs cooked to your liking on crispy toast bread
  • Steamed Rice $5.00
  • Apple Crumble Porridge $12
    • with Cinnamon and Maple Syrup
  • Tender Porterhouse Steak Sandwich $18
    • with red onion jam and rocket
  • Poached eggs $11
    • on Grain Toast with a side of Chef’s Chilli Relish
  • Smoothie Bowl $14
    • with Avocado, Spinach and The Nutmylk Co. Almond Milk. Topped with Chia Seeds, Banana and Raw Nuts
  • Broad Beans, Smashed Avocado on Grain Toast $17
    • with Feta and Rocket, sprinkled with Roasted Pinenuts
  • The Soup of the day. $12
    • Chef’s daily creation served in a bowl with crusty, buttery Garlic Bread
  • Scrambled Eggs $14
    • on Potato Hash. Add Manuka Smoked Salmon $20
  • Slow-cooked Pork Shoulder, seeded mustard and apple fennel slaw $17
  • -With Salmon $17.50
  • Soup of the Day $9.50
    • Served with fresh focaccia bread & butter. Please ask to the counter for today's flavour
  • Angus Beef Burger $15.50
    • Angus beef pattie topped with Swiss cheese, lettuce, beetroot relish & creamy aioli encased in a toasted ciabatta bun
  • Eggs Benedict
    • Free range eggs, poached on toasted focaccia bread, served with hollandaise sauce
  • Chicken B.L.T Open Sandwich $15.50
    • Toasted focaccia bread with chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato, mango peach chutney & aioli. Served as an open sandwich
  • B.L.T Sandwich $14.50
    • Toasted focaccia bread with bacon, lettuce, tomato & aioli. Served as an open sandiwich
  • Eggs Any Style with Toast $10.50
    • Free range eggs scrambled, poached or fried served with toast
  • Bacon & Eggs $15.50
    • Free range eggs any style with bacon, served with toast
  • Chef's Fried Beef Steak $14.00
  • Chef's cold salad $6.00
  • Griddle cooked Beans (Hot & Spicy) $16.00
  • Chinese Sweet and Sour Pork $14.00
  • Deep fried Spring Rolls & Samosas & Prawns $10.00
  • Hot Plate Hedgehog Mushroom $18.00
  • Ma Po Tofu $14.00
  • Chef's Fried Chicken Steak $14.00
  • Satay Chicken Stick (5 stick) $9.00
  • Panang curry (thick peanut curry) $13.00
  • Tom yum Noodle soup $13.00
    • with chicken
  • Fried rice chicken $13.00
  • Sweet & sour pork $13.00
  • Extra rice $2.50
  • Dried stir fried (chicken, pork or beef) $13.00
    • tossed chilli paste & vegetables
  • Massaman beef curry $13.00
  • San Marco $21.50
    • Manuka smoked speck bacon, garlic cloves, sliced vine ripened tomatoes, fresh basil, black olives, bocconcini cheese and a touch of chilli.
  • Mediterranean salad (v) $19.50
    • With root vegetable crisps, balsamic roasted cherry tomatoes, artichokes, eggplant, feta cheese, rosemary roasted pecans, red peppers and olives. Tossed with mixed greens. With chargrilled Canterbury lamb or chicken add 5.00
  • Arancini (v) $15.50
    • Risotto balls – Mushroom, spinach and taleggio crumbed and lightly fried. Served with house made tomato chutney.
  • Broccoli and toasted garlic almonds (v) $9.50
  • Olive marinate (v) $10.00
    • Selection of olives marinated with fennel, orange, rosemary and garlic. Served gently warmed
  • Truffle parmesan fries (v) $10.00
  • Arrosticini 5for$15.50/10for$22.00
    • Traditional Italian lamb skewers, marinated in garlic, lemon and rosemary. Chargrilled, served with lemon, sea salt and salsa verde.
  • Fettuccine al Salmone e vodka $21.50
    • Smoked salmon, beet greens, onion, garlic and capers with a dash of lemon infused vodka. Cream, or tomato and herb Napoletana sauce.
  • Thinly Cut Ready Salted N/A
  • Roasted Garlic N/A
  • Sweet Chilli N/A
  • Ham N/A
  • Ranch N/A
  • Hot Chilli N/A
  • Wrap N/A
  • Turkey & Ham N/A
  • Pasta of the Day N/A
    • please ask our friendly staff
  • Beef Rouladen w. Jasmine Rice (Spanelsky ptacek s Jasminovou ryzi) $23.50
    • bacon, boiled egg, sausage and pickles wrapped in thinly sliced beef sirloin served w- jasmine rice
  • Beef Steak $18
    • 180g beef steak, served w. salad, fries and sauce of your choice from mushroom, green peppercorn or red wine jus
  • Pasta of the Day N/A
    • ask our friendly staff
  • Tempura Shrimp $14
    • juicy tempura shrimp loving w. seaweed & chili seasoning
  • Eggs Benedict $21.50
    • w. house smoked salmon
  • Chicken Breast with ham, cheese and peach (Kureci prso se sunkou, broskvi a syrem) $25
    • mouthwatering chicken breast combined with ham, cheese, and peach served w- fresh salad and potato dauphinoise
  • Lamb Salad $23
    • grilled lamb fillet served w. balsamic strawberry, baby spinach, red onion, mint pesto and kumara chips
  • Garlic & Pepper/Cashew nuts/Peanut Sauce $13.00
    • Chicken, Pork, Beef, or Vegetarian and tofu
  • Steam rice $3.00
  • Red Curry/ Green Curry/ Yellow Curry/ Panang Curry/ Massaman Curry/ Jungle curry $14.00
    • Prawns
  • Red Curry/ Green Curry/ Yellow Curry/ Panang Curry/ Massaman Curry/ Jungle curry $11.00
    • Chicken, Pork, Beef, or Vegetarian and tofu
  • Thai Money Bags (4) $8.50
  • Prawns $13.00
  • Garlic & Pepper/Cashew nuts/Peanut Sauce $16.00
    • Prawns
  • Tom Yum N/A
Gentle Giant

Gentle Giant

location

Address

158 Ferry Road, Waltham, Christchurch, Canterbury, 8011, New Zealand

phone

Phone

033669144

email

Email

None

clock

Opened hours

Monday: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Tuesday: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Wednesday: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Thursday: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Friday: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Saturday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Sunday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
price range

Price

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type

Type

None

service level

Service

Table Service

cuisine

Cuisine

Breakfast , Cafe Food , New Zealand , Vegan , Vegetarian

features

Features

Wheelchair accessible ,  Reservations ,  Breakfast ,  Waitstaff ,  Takeout ,  Cash ,  Seating ,  Highchairs Available ,  Child-friendly ,  Outdoor Seating

Location
158 Ferry Road, Waltham, Christchurch, Canterbury, 8011, New Zealand