Nichol's Cafe in Otago Menu

  • Salmon bagel $11.50
    • With dill and caper cream cheese & rocket
  • Bacon butty $12.00
    • With hp sauce and aioli on the side
  • Mushroom omelette $17.00
    • With spinach, marinated feta and sundried tomatoes
  • Bacon and free range eggs $14.00
    • With toasted ciabatta
  • Nichols braised mince $17.00
    • With poached egg, whole grain toast and hollandaise drizzle
  • Eggs benny $17.00
    • With free range poached eggs, bacon & hollandaise on toasted english muffin split
  • Gardeners breakfast $19.50
    • With free range poached eggs, hollandaise, bacon, mushrooms, crispy potatoes, sausage & toasted ciabatta
  • Hotcake stack $17.50
    • With bacon, blue berries, maple syrup and whipped cream
  • Chicken burger $20.00
    • With marinated slow cooked thigh, pepper relish, sour cream, lettuce and bucket of baby chips
  • BBQ basted pork ribs $18.50
    • With home made BBQ sauce, and potato mash, shredded asian vegetables
  • Rabbit pot pie $19.50
    • With bacon, thyme, mustard, mashed potato and green salad
  • Chicken salad $18.50
    • With grilled haloumi, salt baked beetroot, mixed salad greens, candied walnuts and vinaigrette
  • Hand cut chips $7.50
    • Best ever with tomato & aioli

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Rib-eye 350g $36
    • Also known as a scotch fillet. This cut is mouth-watering, succulent and juicy. It is highly marbled and can contain fat
  • Boerewors $14.5
    • A delicious South African farmers sausage made with a variety of herbs and spices and flame grilled in our homemade basting. Served with a South African chutney and chips
  • Calamari Entree $14.5
    • Tender scoured calamari served with peri-naise
  • Fillet 200g $36 150g combo $32
    • The eye-fillet is lean and tender with a mild flavour. A must for the true meat connoisseur
  • Soup of the day $12
    • Soup of the day served with warm ciabatta bread
  • Chicken Wings $14
    • Chicken wings grilled in Flame’s secret basting
  • Herb Ciabatta Loaf $10.5
  • Chicken Burger $22
    • Choose between Flame basting or spicy peri-peri basting
  • Chicken fettuccine
    • Fettuccine with (chicken), sun-dried tomato, red onion and mushroom in a creamy garlic sauce. Topped with parmesan cheese.Can also be served without the chicken
  • Warm chicken & bacon salad (GF) (V)
    • Pan fried chicken and bacon served on a fresh green salad with cheese, grapes, croutons and a garlic aioli Can also be served without the chicken & bacon.
  • -Large $16.50
  • Vegetarian lasagne $16.50
    • Topped with tomato salsa and grilled with cheese.Served with chips & salad
  • Toasted french bread with ....
  • Rocky road sundae adults $6.50
    • Ice cream sundae with chocolate sauce, nuts, marshmallows and chocolate chips
  • Sour cream $6.00
  • -Large $20.00
  • FAT TONYS $35.95
    • pepperoni, salami, chorizo, ham & chilli flakes
  • HAWAIIAN MED $23.95 LARGE $31.95
    • ham & pineapple
    • smoked chicken in a white wine cream sauce w sauteed shallots, bacon & mushrooms finished w parmesan
  • PHILLY STEAK $35.95
    • sauteed beef, onions, green peppers & mushrooms topped w provolone cheese
  • PEPPERONI MED $23.95 LARGE $31.95
    • pepperoni, pepperoni & more pepperoni
    • cheese stuffed croquettes w spicy salsa dip
    • sun dried tomatoes, zucchini, spinach, feta pesto & pine nuts tossed in extra virgin olive oil finished w fresh basil
    • smothered in garlic butter & roast garlic
  • Crayfish cocktail $42.00
    • marinated tomato, seared avocado, kimchi aioli.
  • Steak fries $8.00
  • Southern king crab $38.00/$67.00
    • Kaitaia butter, shrimp butter, garlic butter.
  • Raw plate $33.00
    • market fish selection, white soy, horseradis.
  • Smoked bone marrow $21.00
    • parsley, gremolata, bacon crumb.
  • Roast beetroot, mandarin, feta. $10.00
  • Wagyu
    • Wagyu is arguably the finest beef available. Our wagyu cuts have been sourced from around the globe and selected with the highest quality in mind.
  • Pan seared scallops 29.00
    • chili pineapple salsa, coconut dressing.
  • Traditional Irish Stew $21.50
    • Tender pieces of lamb, slow-braised in the traditional Irish way and served with a thick slice of toast.
  • Crispy Chicken $18.00
    • Tender pieces of crumbed chicken served with fries, aioli and plum sauce.
  • Roast $22.00
    • Succulent roast pork, drizzled in gravy and served on mashed potatoes with roasted vegetables.
  • All Day Irish Breakfast $25.00
    • Fried eggs, bacon, mushroom, tomato, baked beans, breakfast sausage, black pudding, hash browns and toast
  • Beef Schnitzel $20.00
    • Old school beef schnitzel with a crispy herb crust served with fries, salad and your choice of mushroom sauce or gravy.
  • Pork Belly $27.50
    • Braised for four hours in apple cider, stuffed with black pudding and served with baby carrots, colcannon, apple puree and a cider jus with a choice of a side salad, fries or vegetables.
  • Sticky Date Pudding $13.00
    • Baked sticky date pudding, served with hot toffee sauce, ice cream and cream.
  • Chicken Parmigiana $25.00
    • Pan seared and marinated in citrus with a pumpkin seed and soy crumb served with gratin potato, green beans, pumpkin puree and a thyme red wine jus, with your choice of side salad, fries or vegetables.
    • selection of fresh and fried seafood with local artisan breads and tartare sauce
    • pulled pork, mozzarella, slaw and chipotle aoili, served with fries
  • 2 SAUSAGES $5.00
    • with parmesan and garlic butter
  • TOMATO $2.50
  • + add bacon $16.00
    • served with fries, winterslaw and tartare sauce (pan-fried blue cod available)
  • Bella's Beef Lasagne, bechamel, mozzarella, parmesan $29
  • Margherita (v) $25
  • Ice Cream –Vanilla, Rum and Raisin, Cinnamon $12.5
  • Parma ham, roast apples, goats cheese, honey, hazelnuts (gf) $19
  • Pot of mussels, tomato, capers, fennel, saffron garlic, grilled bread $19
  • Fettucine Carbonara, bacon, cream, garlic, egg yolk $26
  • Shells, mussels, clams, garlic, chillies, lemon juice, herbs, anchovy crumb $29
  • Rigatoni, tomato, roast fennel, confit garlic, rocket, cream (v) $25
  • Rainbow Sushi $5.00 / $10.00
    • prawn, fresh salmon, avocado on the california sushi
  • Vegetarian fried noodles $8.50
  • Beef fried noodles $9.00
  • Chicken fried noodles $9.00
  • Hot spicy chicken $8.50
  • Satay Vegetables with rice $8.00
  • Combination fried rice $8.50
  • Chilli spicy Vegetables with rice $8.00
  • Steak and Cheese N/A
  • Lettuce N/A
  • M&M N/A
  • Pizza Sub with Cheese N/A
  • Ham, Egg and Cheese N/A
  • Thinly Cut Sour Cream & Chives N/A
  • Egg and Cheese N/A
  • Ranch N/A
  • Seafood Platter $20.95
    • Battered Blue Cod, seafood stick, crumbed squid rings, crumbed prawn cutlets, served with fries, tartare sauce & your choice of salad or vegetables
  • Banoffee Pie $9.95
    • A crunchy biscuit crust, layered with bananas & caramel, topped with whipped cream, sprinkled with chopped nuts, coconut & chocolate
  • Extra cream $3.00
  • Chicken Fettuccine $19.95
    • Chicken & bacon pieces with fettuccine pasta in a creamy garlic, onion & white wine sauce, topped with parmesan cheese
  • Ribeye Steak (~200g) 20.95
    • Cooked to your liking, topped with either garlic butter, plain, garlic or mushroom gravy, served with fries & your choice of salad or vegetables $
  • Bacon $3.50
  • 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
  • Garlic Bread $9.95
    • Toasted loaf with creamy garlic butter
  • WEDGES $9.00
    • Mushrooms, Olive Oil, Fresh Garlic, Sundried Tomatoes, baby Spinach, Feta Cheese, topped with NZ Mozzarella
  • PRAWN DIPPERS 1 DOZ $12.00
    • Salad leaves gently tossed with fresh tomato, black olives, cucumber, red onion, feta cheese, cracked pepper and your choice of dressing.(ADD CHICKEN BREAST FILLET $5)(ADD THICK CUT BACON $4)
    • Prime thinly sliced Beef, Portobello Mushrooms, Roasted Red Peppers, Braised Onions, topped with NZ Mozzarella
  • FAT BADGER 12”: + EXTRA TOPPING $3 $25.00
  • Gang Par ( Chicken / Beef / Pork or vegetarian / Seafood or Tofu / Prawn) $19.50/$21.00/$22.50
    • Red Based curry cooked without coconut cream with
  • Coconut Cream Soup (Chicken or Vegetarian / Seafood or Tofu / Prawn $18.00/$19.50 /$21.50
    • Spicy yet smooth and tantalizing to the taste buds, similar to Tom Yum but with added coconut cream, distinct flavours of lemon & fresh corainder
  • Ginger Stir Fry ( Chicken, Beef, Pork or vegetarian,Seafood or Tofu, Parawn) $12.00/ $13.50/$14.50
    • Fresh ginger root fried in the work with fresh vegetables
  • Honey or Lemon Chicken ( Honey Chicken,Lemon Chicken) $12.00
    • Battered Chicken pieces stir fried with a tangy lemon sauce or sweet honey sauce . Served with thin slices of crispy kumara, fresh salad and steamed jasmine rice
  • Oyster Sauce Stir Fried (Chicken, Beef, Pork or Vegetarian, Saefood or Tofu, Prawn) $19.50/$21.00/$22.90
    • Fresh vegetables stir fried with added Mushrooms & oyster sauce
  • Coconut Cream Soup (Chicken or Vegetarian / Seafood or Tofu / Prawn $11.50/$13.00/$14.00
    • Spicy yet smooth and tantalizing to the taste buds, similar to Tom Yum but with added coconut cream, distinct flavours of lemon & fresh corainder
  • Vietnamese Spicy Fried Noodle with Basil ( chicken, Beef, Pork orVegetarian, seafood or Tofu ) $19.50/$21.50
    • Flat white rice noodles stir fried with seasonal vegetables, fresh basil, chilli, and our spicy paste
  • Oyster Sauce Stir Fry (Chicken, Beef, Pork or Vegetarian, Saefood or Tofu, Prawn) $12.00/$13.50/$14.50
    • Fresh vegetables stir fried with oyster sauce.
  • Soup of the day $14.00
    • with sourdough bread
  • Southland spring minted lamb rack $39.00
    • Choose of sauce choices: Café de Paris butter, Garlic aioli, Green peppercorn, Bearnaise, Pinot noir jus
  • Duck liver parfait $18.00
    • mandarin, orange compote, toasted brioche
  • Prawn linguine $24.00
    • with lemon, caper, white wine, garlic and cream
  • Savannah angus rib-eye on the bone 500g $52.00
    • Choose of sauce choices: Café de Paris butter, Garlic aioli, Green peppercorn, Bearnaise, Pinot noir jus
  • Sautéed summer vegetables $8.00
  • Eton mess $15.00
    • crunchy vanilla meringue, raspberry granita, berry coulis
  • Chef pie of the day $23.00
    • Ask us for todays special
  • CA RI GA $17.50
    • Green curry chicken
  • Ga Hap Muoi $17.00
    • Salted steamed chicken
  • Muc Xao Xa Ot $21.00
    • Lemongrass chilli Squid
  • Goi Ngo Sen Tom Thit $18.50
    • Prawn & pork lotus root salad served with garden fresh salad, dressing & cashews
  • Mi Xao Gion Thap Cam $15.00
    • Combination Crispy F/Noodle
  • Seafood Hot Pot $27.00
    • per pot
  • Sup Nam GA $7.00
    • Mushroom chicken soup
  • Ga Xao Hat Dieu $18.50
    • Cashews chicken
  • Fish of the Day P.O.A
    • Please ask our wait staff for today’s fish special
  • Roast of the Day $23.00
    • With Steamed and Roast Vegetables, Potatoes and Gravy
  • Veg Tomato Stir Fry $18.50
    • Seasonal Vegetables Stir Fry bound in a tomato concasse topped with baked pumpkin, flat mushroom and asparagus
  • Steamed Rice $5.00
  • Venison Pie $19.50
    • Venison braised in Red Wine and covered in pastry. Served with salad and garlic mash
  • Scallops $16.50
    • Sauteed or Crumbed with you choice of Tartare Sauce, Lemon Butter or Garlic Aioli
  • Gourmet Lamb or Chicken Burger $18.50
    • Your choice of either a Homemade Lamb and Mint Pattie or a Crispy Battered Chicken Pattie with Bacon, Tomato, Cheese, Salad Greens and Aioli. Served with Fries and Tomato Sauce
  • Crispy Garlic Bread $7.50
    • Ciabatta Bread covered in Garlic Butter, Grated Cheese and Smoked Paprika
Nichol's Cafe

Nichol's Cafe



9-11 Iles St Nichols Garden, Cromwell, Central Otago








Opened hours

Monday: 08:30-16:45, Tuesday: 08:30-16:45, Wednesday: 08:30-16:45, Thursday: 08:30-16:45, Friday: 08:30-16:45, Saturday: 08:30-16:45, Sunday: 08:30-16:45
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9-11 Iles St Nichols Garden, Cromwell, Central Otago
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