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.

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Ilex Cafe New Zealand, Breakfast
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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)
Bagels
BLT, BLET, Salmon w cream cheese and capers, cream cheese and pesto
From $4.80
Bacon & Egg Roll
Ciabatta roll, bacon, egg and BBQ sauce
$8.90
Big Breakfast
Potato rosti, salt roasted tomato, 2 eggs, bacon sausages, mushrooms and ciabatta toast
$18.90
Pancakes
with berry compote, or grilled banana both served with maple syrup
$16.90
Open Beef Burger and Chips
w/ Red onion relish
$16.90
Eggs Benedict
choose bacon or smoked salmon
$16.90
Famous Doorstep Toasties - choose 3 fillings
ham, cheese, bacon, egg, onion, pineapple, tomato, mushroom
$7.90
Caesar Salad
w/ chicken
$18.90
Clean Here for the full menu for Little Sister Cafe
El Camino Grill (sample)
Sour cream $3.00
Fries with fire spice $6.00
Cheese fries
Potato fries with warm cheese sauce, salsa and sour cream
$7.00
Taquitos
Corn tortillas filled with pulled pork and cheese, cooked till crispy and served with fresh salsa.
2 for $9.00
Add guacamole $3.00
Onion rings $6.00
Seasoned wedges $9.00
Side salad $6.00
Clean Here for the full menu for El Camino Grill
Dunsandel Tavern (sample)
NACHOS
house-made cowboy chilli beef with sour cream and guacamole
$17.50
ICE CREAM SUNDAE
your choice of chocolate, caramel or strawberry toppings
$7.00
CHICKEN SCHNITZEL BURGER
house-made chicken schnitzel, cheese and mayonnaise, served with thick cut fries
$18.50
KIDS SUNDAE
your choice of chocolate, caramel or strawberry toppings
$4.00
FISHERMAN'S BASKET
prawn twisters, tempura fish bites, crumbed mussels and squid rings served with thick cut fries
$17.00
FARMHOUSE BREAKFAST
beef sausages, bacon, hash brown, eggs, beans, mushrooms, tomatoes and hollandaise sauce
$21.00
STICKY DATE PUDDING
freshly steamed sticky date pudding served with vanilla bean ice cream
$12.00
LAMB SHANKS
lamb shanks marinated in rosemary, red wine and garlic served with potato and parsnip mash and steamed vegetables
$26.50
Clean Here for the full menu for Dunsandel Tavern
Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie (sample)
Ice cream sundae
with a choice of berry, chocolate or toffee sauce & whipped cream
$9.50
Chefs chicken & coconut curry / rice noodles & Asian greens $28.50
Market fresh soup of the day $9.50
Pumpkin, blue cheese & smoked mushroom ravioli / sage & pine nut noisette butter $21.50
Bowl of French fries
new potatoes, side salad, rice, vegetables of the day, potato wedges with sour cream
$6.50
Caesar style salad $18.00
Manuka fumed blue cod / grilled summer vegetables / poached egg & sauce hollandaise $28.50
Caesar style salad $18.00
Clean Here for the full menu for Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie
Oak N Ferry (sample)
Toasted Sandwiches
3 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 5.00
Farmhouse wedges
With cheese, bacon, sour cream and sweet chilli
$ 8.00
Nachos
Beef & bean minced with sour cream and sweet chilli
$ 10.00
Toasted Sandwiches
Bacon & Egg
$ 5.00
Toasted Sandwiches
2 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 4.00
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
Garlic bread
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 8.00
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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