Ilex Cafe in Christchurch Menu

SANDWICHES
"The Ruben" sous vide beef with gruyere, sauerkraut, wholegrain mustard aioli, rye and soft greens $8.00
Chicken pretzel roll with garlic aioli, soft weens, cheese and cucumber $9.00
Triple smoked ham with Cheddar, relish, whole grain dijonnaiso and lettuce $7.00
Ouinoa falafel wrap with hummus, smoked yogurt, cucumber, lettuce and tomato salsa $9.00
BREAKFAST
Fresh fruit salad with granola $8.00
Toasted muesli, yogurt and poached fruits $8.00
Chia seeds with almond milk, coconut, cranberries, granola, rhubarb pecans and almonds $9.00
Avocado with ricotta, mint, chilli seeds, pistachio black bean salsa and poached egg on rye $15.00
Cured local bacon, poached eggs, rosti, confit tomatoes, smoked Portobello, hollandaise and soft herbs $22.00
Corn fritters with poached eggs, avocado creme, chili and soft herbs $19.00
Brioche burger with fried free range egg, bacon, cheese, spinach, tomato and hollandaise served With hash browns and relish $18.00
Waffles with hazelnut caramel, poached pears, berries, cream and toasted hazelnuts $19.00
PASTRY
Local beef and Kapiti cheddar pie with tomato relish served with salad greens, hazelnuts, currants and radish $9.00
Free range Chicken and almond pie with tomato relish served with salad greens, hazelnuts, currants and radish $9.00
SMALL PLATES
French fries with garlic aioli $7.00
Salad greens, hazelnuts, currants and radish side salad $6.00
Seasonal soup of the day served with ciabatta $9.50
Green pea, feta and mint croquettes with roast hazelnuts, dehydrated olive, soft herbs and parmesan aioli $11.00
Puhoi Old Barn Brie with lavosh dried pear, pickled red onion and olives $14.00
Kids pack with mini ham and cheese roll, biscuit, dried fruit and juice $9.00
Kids 'fish and chips' with sustainable snapper, fries, salad and Watties sauce $9.00
MAINS
Hot smoked Akaroa salmon with house pickled beets, horseradish creme fraiche, avocado, chives, croute and soft herbs $22.00
Sous vide local chicken breast with harissa, pearl couscous salsa, lemon, pancetta and pickled red onion $21.00
Gritted Canterbury Steak sandwich with streaky bacon, onion jam, chimichurri, soft leafs. French fries and aioli $19.00
CABINET SELECTION
We have an extensive selection of artisan desserts, salads and baked goods available in our chilled cabinets.

We make every attempt to keep menus up to date, but prices and items are subject to change without notice. This menu is to be used as a guide only.

Nearby Breakfast restaurants

Name Cuisines
Ilex Cafe New Zealand, Breakfast
Tap N Grind Cafe Brunch, Breakfast
Cafe 218 Breakfast
Urban Corner Cafe Hamburgers, Vegetarian, Breakfast, Pizza & Pasta, Sandwiches
Wholly Bagels & Pizza American, Diner, Pizza, Vegetarian, Breakfast, Vegan, Seafood

Below you'll find samples from menus of places nearby.

Nearby sample menus

Little Sister Cafe (sample menu)
Eggs Benedict
choose bacon or smoked salmon
$16.90
2 Eggs
any style with toast
$10.90
Open Beef Burger and Chips
w/ Red onion relish
$16.90
Wedges
w/ Sour cream and Sweet chilli sauce
$6.00
Bagels
BLT, BLET, Salmon w cream cheese and capers, cream cheese and pesto
From $4.80
Big Breakfast
Potato rosti, salt roasted tomato, 2 eggs, bacon sausages, mushrooms and ciabatta toast
$18.90
Chips
w/ Aioli or tomato sauce
$6.00
Caesar Salad
w/ chicken
$18.90
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El Camino Grill (sample)
Burrito
Large flour tortilla filled and wrapped with cheese rice , Re-fried beans, and your choice of: Vegetarian, pulled chipotle pork, chicken tinga, carne asada (marinated BBQ Beef) Served with salad, salsa, guacamole and sour cream
$18.50
Seasoned wedges $9.00
Quesadillas
Soft flour tortilla, filled and folded with cheese and your choice of: Chicken tinga/ Jalapeno and bean/ Pulled chipotle pork/ Carne asada (Marinated BBQ beef) Served with salad, salsa and sour cream
$17.50
Cheese fries
Potato fries with warm cheese sauce, salsa and sour cream
$7.00
Add guacamole $3.00
Sour cream $3.00
Beef sliders 2
Mini cheese burgers with bite
$9.00
Mexican corn salad $5.00
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Dunsandel Tavern (sample)
SIRLOIN STEAK
300g. steak, thick cut chips, salad, fried egg and onion rings with your choice of garlic butter, mushroom sauce, gravy or peppercorn sauce
$28.00
CHEEKY CHEESE
hamburger with cheese, tomato sauce and served with thick cut fries
$12.00
DUNSANDEL DELUXE BURGER
150 gm Angus beef stacked with bacon, fried egg, tasty cheese and onion rings served with thick cut fries
$21.50
FISH & CHIPS
beer battered fish and thick-cut fries see specials board
P.O.D
CHEESECAKE
check out the specials board for today's cheesecake
$12.00
CHICKEN TENDERS
crumbed chicken tenders served with a spicy apricot sauce and light side salad
$15.50
ROAST VEGETABLE STACK
served on polenta bread with roast capsicum coulis
$19.50
KIDS SUNDAE
your choice of chocolate, caramel or strawberry toppings
$4.00
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Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie (sample)
Selection of assorted breads & spreads $10.50
Assorted NZ cheeses with fruit and nuts $20.50
Grilled chicken breast escalope
avocado, tomato & mushroom butter / saffron risotto
32.50
Baked scallops
with saffron, orange & ginger crust set on sauteed chard
$21.50
Beef fillet
in smoky bacon / seared scallops / sauteed kale / roesti potatoes
$39.50
Freshly sliced seasonal fruit with sorbet $12.50
Grilled prawns, mussels, scallops, calamari & fresh fish fillet
clam & fennel rice pilaf
$39.50
Double chocolate gateau with berry coulis & cream $12.50
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Oak N Ferry (sample)
Nachos
Beef & bean minced with sour cream and sweet chilli
$ 10.00
Chips
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 5.00
Oak bread
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 9.00
Toasted Sandwiches
2 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 4.00
Garlic bread
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 8.00
Farmhouse wedges
With cheese, bacon, sour cream and sweet chilli
$ 8.00
Toasted Sandwiches
3 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 5.00
Toasted Sandwiches
Bacon & Egg
$ 5.00
Clean Here for the full menu for Oak N Ferry

Nearby restaurants

Name Cuisines
Little Sister Cafe Kiwi, Cafe Food
El Camino Grill Tex-Mex, Vegetarian, Seafood, Mexican, Latin American
Dunsandel Tavern Bar, Cafe Food, Bar Food
Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie Gluten Free, New Zealand, Kiwi, Vegetarian, European, French
Oak N Ferry Finger Food
Kadett Cafe Food
Ilex Cafe New Zealand, Breakfast
Bench Cafe Cafe Food

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Restaurant Details

Location
Christchurch
Type
Service
Table Service
Price
$10-$20
Phone
39415556
Fax
Email
info@vbase.co.nz
Address
Armagh St, Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Christchurch, 3216, New Zealand
Features
Wheelchair accessible, Reservations, Breakfast, Waitstaff, Takeout, Lunch, Seating, Brunch, Child-friendly, Outdoor Seating
Cuisine
New Zealand, Breakfast
Website
http://www.vbase.co.nz/venues/ilex-botanic-gardens

Opening Hours

Mon 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Tue 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Wed 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Thu 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Fri 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Sat 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Sun 8:30 AM to 5 PM

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