Nicola's Cantina in Nelson Menu

ENTRADA - starter ENTRADA - starter
  • Popcorn $8
    • Chilli & lime
  • Guacamole $10
    • with corn chips
  • Salsa $7
    • with corn chips
  • Nachos $11
    • Refried beans, black beans, salsa fresca, sour cream
  • Tamales $9
    • Steamed sweetcorn on corn husk, feta, salsa roja
  • Empanadas $9
    • Empanada del dia, savoury pastries (2) served with salsa and sour cream
TACO TACO
  • 6 Inch Flour Tortilla (Corn Add 50C)
  • Fish $8
    • Fish of the day, slaw, pickled cucumber, salsa verde, crema
  • Chicken $8
    • Chicken adobo, black beans, salsa fresca, crema
  • Pork $8
    • Tamarind pork, black beans, slaw, kiwi salsa fresca, chipotle tomatillo salsa, cilantro, crema
  • Vegetable $8
    • Baked pumpkin, black beans, feta, salsa fresca, salsa roja, crema
  • Corned Beef $8
    • Pulled corned beef, slaw, avocado & corn salsa, habanero mustard mayo
  • Potato & Chorizo Taco $8
    • Potato, chorizo, slaw, feta, pink onions, salsa, crema
  • Steaktaco $8
    • Flame grilled steak, slaw, pink onions, chilli jam, feta, crema
CEVICHE CEVICHE
  • Tarakihi Ceviche $12
    • Citrus marinated fresh tarakihi ceviche with tequila jelly
BURRITO BURRITO
  • Elvego Brunch $17
    • Black beans, egg, potato, cheese, greens, salsa fresca, salsa roja
  • Chicken $17
    • Braised chicken adobo, rice, black beans, cheese, salsa fresca, salsa roja
  • Pork $17
    • Tamarind braised pork, rice, black beans, cheese, salsa fresca, chipotle tomatillo salsa
  • Vegetable $17
    • Baked pumpkin, black beans, cheese, red rice, avocado, slaw, salsa fresca, salsa roja
QUESADILLA queso = cheese QUESADILLA queso = cheese
  • Vegetable $15
    • Mixed cheeses, seasonal greens, avocado salsa fresca, salsa roja
  • Chicken $15
    • Spice rubbed baked chicken, greens, salsa fresca, salsa roja
  • Pork $15
    • Braised pork, greens, salsa fresca, chipotle tomatillo salsa
  • Smoked Fish $15
    • Smoked Blue Warehou, greens, salsa fresca, salsa verde
  • Prawn $17
    • Jalapeno butter prawns, avocado, red onion, feta, cilantro, salsa verde
  • Potato & Chorizo $15
    • Potato, chorizo, slaw, salsa fresca, jalapenos, salsa roja
ENSALADA - salad ENSALADA - salad
  • Side Salad $8
    • Mixed greens, pink onions, jalapenos, beetroot, toasted pumpkin seeds, salsa verde, crema
  • Quinoa Salad $18
    • Quinoa with rice, spinach, caramelised orange, avocado, beetroot, toasted pumpkin seeds, salsa verde, crema
  • Beetroot Sombrero Salad $18
    • Nut filled beetroot sombreros, ensalada del dia
PLATO - PLATES PLATO - PLATES
  • Huevos Rancheros $20
    • Braised pork, black beans, fried eggs, salsa fresca, salsa roja, on crisp corn tortillas
  • Carne Fajitas $22
    • Flame grilled flank steak, onions, peppers, rice, black beans, salsa, crema
POSTRE - DESSERT POSTRE - DESSERT
  • Coconut Spanish Flan $9
    • with Holly's mango chilli ice cream

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Creamy seafood chowder with grilled ciabatta $17.00
  • Garden salad with candied walnuts and mint dressing $7.00
  • Garlic and herb buttered hot ciabatta $7.00
  • Hokey pokey semifreddo with hard shell dark chocolate melt and vanilla cone $14.00
  • Green-lipped mussels with coconut, lemongrass, chilli and coriander $20.00
  • Smoked tomato soup with roasted garlic, cumin and grilled ciabatta bread $15.50
  • Cider tempura battered gurnard with fries, tartare and slaw $25.00
  • Free-range pork belly roulade with mango and apple salad, relish, jus and fresh ciabatta $20.50
  • Coconut cream soup gf $12.50
    • spicy yet smooth and tantalising to the taste buds, similar to tom yum but with added coconut cream, distinct flavours of lemon and fresh coriander. Chicken or vegetables & tofu
  • Squid, mussel, prawn, fish, organic tofu, cashew nuts, roti, kumara crisps $3.50
  • Honey lemon chicken $12.50
    • battered chicken pieces stir fried with a tangy lemon sauce and sweet honey sauce. Served with thin slices of crispy kumara, fresh salad and steamed jasmine rice.
  • . satay chicken sticks (3) gf $7.00
    • dipped in a mixture of spices and covered with our own peanut topping, served on a bed of steamed rice.
  • Spicy herbs v $12.50
    • this dish is flavoured with a wonderful variety of asian flavours, including lemongrass, fresh basil, garlic, green peppercorns and fresh vegetables. Chicken, beef, pork or vegetables & tofu
  • . vietnamese laksa gf $12.50
    • (no rice) fresh vegetables cooked in laksa paste and coconut cream. Served on a bed of vermicelli noodles and topped with fresh coriander and fried shallot. Chicken, beef, pork or vegetables & tofu
  • Green curry gf v $12.50
    • the finest green curry paste, slow cooked with coconut cream, spices, an array of selected fresh vegetables, and fresh basil herb. Chicken, beef, pork or vegetables & tofu
  • Lamb shanks in massaman curry gf One shank $15.00 Two shanks $22.00
    • quality lamb shanks slow cooked in a massaman curry paste and coconut cream, with chunky potatoes, pickled onion and peanuts.
  • Chips $7
    • Rosemary & sea salt, aioli
  • Chicken & Bacon Open Sandwich $22
    • Our cranberry relish, brie, house baked bread, hand cut chips
  • Eggs Benedict $16.50
    • Spinach, poached eggs, toast, hollandaise & Mushrooms
  • Watermelon Salad $21
    • Watermelon, cucumber & Halloumi cheese, caramelised fig balsamic
  • Green Salad $5
  • Apple Slaw $7
    • With hazelnuts
  • Thai Noodle Salad $19
    • Vermicelli noodles, radish, sprouts, cabbage, chilli, sesame, coriander, chilli & capsicum dressing - Vegetarian
  • Thai Noodle Salad $23
    • Vermicelli noodles, radish, sprouts, cabbage, chilli, sesame, coriander, chilli & capsicum dressing - Grilled chicken
  • Jungle Curry (hot) with white fish, greens, potato & jasmine rice $28.80
  • Steamed Dumplings $12.00
    • (6) Pork, prawn and garlic chives with soy, lemon and chilli dipping sauce
  • Miso Soup $7.50
    • with tofu & shitake mushroom
  • Side Salad - lettuce, cucumber, shallots with asian mayonnaise $6.50
  • Steamed Jasmine Rice $4.50
  • Salmon Wontons $17.50
    • (4) with sesame dressing and pickled cucumber
  • Coffee / Tea $4.00
  • Pic’s Salted Peanuts $5.00
  • Miyazu Salad Fresh seasonal green salad tossed in house made soy-based sesame dressing $21.50
    • Marlborough Cold Smoked Salmon
  • Tarantula Roll $20.00
    • Deep fried soft shell crab, flying fish roe, avocado, cucumber, snow pea shoots and bonito flakes served with mayonnaise and teriyaki sauce.
  • Bento Boxes are traditionally served at lunch in Japan, however we at Miyazu see it as the perfect way to enjoy the various tastes elements of the meal – as such we offer this modified version for dinner dining. A Bento is a compartmentalised box featuring a variety of Japanese cooking styles including sushi, sashimi and tempura accompanied by pickled vegetables and your choice of pan fried chicken, beef, seafood or tofu served with rice, miso soup all finished off with green tea ice cream and fresh fruit
  • Seafood $ 49.00
  • Chirashi Sushi $21.50
    • Sushi salad. Premium sashimi on sushi rice
  • Pork Tonkatsu $36.00
    • Panko crumbed pork served with Japanese BBQ sauce and fresh salad.
  • Sushi and Sashimi platters are portioned per person and include 7 pieces of assorted Nigiri and Maki Sushi and 6 slices of premium Sashimi $24.50
    • 1 person
  • Vegetarian Roll $15.50
    • Assorted Tempura vegetables, sesame infused Wakame seaweed and sushi ginger
  • Two Course Roast of the Day $21.50
    • Slow roasted prime cuts served w. GLUTEN FREE gravy
  • Veggie $18.00
    • Seasonal roasted vegetables, feta cheese, olives, caramelised onion, mozzarella & homemade tomato sauce
  • Fish Burger $18.00
    • Beer battered gurnard, home-made tartare sauce & carrots, served w. fries
  • Cheesy fries & Gravy (250grams) $5.50
    • Add Gravy / Aioli 1
  • Shrimp popcorn $8.00
    • Deep fried crumbed shrimp, served w. sweet chilli & fresh lemon
  • Kids Hot Dog $11.00
    • 3x mini hot dogs on a stick, served w/. Fries
  • Wedges $14.00
    • Grilled cheese & bacon, served w. sour cream & sweet chilli sauce
  • Youngsters Sunday $ 4.00
    • chocolate or berry
  • ~ available in mild, medium or hot ~
  • 17 Prawn or Salmon Salad (Sa Lát Tôm / Cá Hôi) $18
    • King Prawn cutlets or Smoked Salmon on a bed of mixed lettuce, seaweed, picked lotus, sprouts, carrot, cucumber, herbs and dressing ~ available in mild, medium or hot
  • 13 Seafood Spring Rolls (Nem Hai San) - 3 rolls $12
    • Deep fried rice paper spring rolls filled with prawns, squid and crab meat
  • Combination $16
  • 9 Squid Skewers (Mủc Xiên Nủỏ̕ng) - 3 skewers $10
    • Grilled saté spread squid
  • 76 Noodle Soup (Phờ)
    • Slice eye fillet beef or chicken sitting on a bed of rice noodles,with our 6-hour-slow-cooked beef broth, served with onion,fresh herbs and sprouts. Accompanied by chilli sauce and lemon
  • ~ hot and spicy on request ~
  • 74 Grilled Chicken or Pork served on Rice (Com Ga/Heo Nỏủ̕ng) $14
    • Marinated chicken / pork served with steamed rice, fried egg and salad
  • Breads and Dips $14.00
    • The Stables' special selection of warm breads served with a variety of seasonal dips.
  • Chicken Salad $12.00
    • Grilled chicken breast on lettuce with tomato, cucumber and fries.
  • Char Grilled Chicken Burger $22.50
    • Char grilled chicken breast on an open burger bun with bacon & sweet chilli aioli served with thick cut fries.
  • Childrens' Platter $12.00
    • A fun, healthy platter of bread, cheese, fruit, crackers, raisins and tomato.
  • Cheese Board Platter $35.00
    • A selection of delicious New Zealand cheese served with crackers, bread, fruit and tomato relish.
  • Pork Spare Ribs $29.00
    • Slow cooked pork spare ribs braised then grilled in smokey BBQ sauce and served with seasoned wedges.
  • Roast Vegetable Frittata $20.00
    • Oven warmed frittata served with mesculin leaves, tomato relish and cream cheese.
  • Smoked Salmon Salad $23.50
    • Smoked salmon, asparagus, tomato and salad greens tossed in aioli seasoned with dill.
  • Samosas & Fries $9.00
  • Small Mixed Platter $16.00
  • Mini Spring Rolls & Fries $9.00
  • Large Mixed Platter $30.00
  • Baby Sausages & Fries $9.00
  • Cheese & Cracker Platter (serves 2) $15.00
  • Mini Hot-Dog & Fries $9.00
  • Chicken Nuggets & Fries $9.00
  • Whitewater $22.00
    • Rich and creamy alfredo sauce topped with mozzarella, fresh spinach and smoked chicken
  • Waimea $22.00
    • Lavendar & Rosemary accent smoked chicken, red onions, feta and mozzarella cheese with fresh tomatoes on a extra virgin olive oil and garlic base.
  • Sausage Lasagna $23.00
    • Our lasagna is baked twice to allow the flavors to meld together. Fresh pasta sheets, our signature marinara tomato sauce, ricotta and mozzarella cheese, roasted red capsicums, italian sausage locally made by Raeward Fresh, and topped with pesto and Parmesan. Comes with side salad.
  • Chipotle (Very Spicy!) $18.00
    • Fiery hot & spicy chipotle chile sauce, mozzarella, smoked chicken breast & spicy jalapenos!
  • Hawaiian $15.00
    • Pineapple and ham with marinara sauce and mozzarella.
  • Rocket $19.00
    • Olive oil & garlic base, prosciutto ham, parmesan, mozzarella, fresh rocket greens & lemon slices
  • Chicken & Pesto $15.00
    • Fresh made focaccia bun with Oven-roasted chicken breast in a pesto-mayonaisse sauce, artichoke hearts, roasted-red capsicums, red onions, topped with mozzarella cheese and toasted.
  • Pesto and Artichoke $20.00
    • A basil pesto base topped with mozzarella, sundried tomatoes, fresh tomato slices, and artichoke hearts!
  • Open Chicken Sandwich $22.30
    • Mediterranean style marinated grilled chicken breast served with red wine poached pear and fresh salad on garlic ciabatta with Aioli accompanied by crispy shoestring fries, Housemade pineapple relish & tomato sauce. Kumara fries extra $1.00. Housemade Olive Oil Aioli extra $0.50 >>
  • Sin In A Glass $8.00
    • Ask us about our delicious Housemade Sin In A Glass desserts variety!
  • Housemade Espresso & Sillan Paleo Truffles $10.00
  • Bowl of Fries $9.00/$5.00
    • Served with tomato sauce OR Housemade Aioli (Regular/Small)
  • Prawngos $22.10 / $17.80
    • Skewered prawns coated with Crusoeʼs crunchy mixture served with crispy shoestring fries, fresh salad & Housemade Aioli. Kumara fries extra $1.00. Housemade Olive Oil Aioli extra $0.50 (Regular / Small)
  • Breakfast Extras $2.00
    • Toast
  • Breakfast Extras $9.00
    • House smoked salmon
  • Garlic Bread $9.30
    • Toasted ciabatta with Crusoe's garlic butter
  • Chocolate Mud Cake $12.50
    • accompanied with ice cream, berry compote and chantily cream.
  • Tofu chermoula $24
    • spiced tofu sautéed with seasonal vegetables enjoy with spiced Couscous and organic yoghurt.
  • Arancini Risotto balls $12.50
    • filled with camembert cheese and served with petite salad.
  • Garlic Bread $8
    • sliced baguette generously spread with garlic and butter.
  • Breads & Assorted dips $12.50
    • toasted olive rosemary and garlic focaccia with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic tar.
  • Salad Mediterranean $12.50
    • Salad mixed lettuce tossed in balsamic vinaigrette with artichoke, olives, sundried tomato, and cucumber and feta cheese.
  • Field Mushroom $12.50
    • roasted Portobello mushroom with rosemary and fire roasted capsicum with crumbled feta cheese.
  • Soup of the Day $12
    • made with fresh local produce served with fresh warm bread.
  • Biryani(lamb) $14.00
  • Samosa 2pc $5.00
  • All curries with rice
  • Karahi (prawn) $16.50
    • Dry curry with mixed vegetables
  • Karahi (chicken, lamb or beef) $14.20
    • Dry curry with mixed vegetables
  • Peshwari naan $5.00
  • Papadam (4pc) $3.00
  • Amritsari kulcha $5.00
  • SALMON CHOWDER $ 16.00
    • Beautiful chowder with Moroccan flavored hot smoked salmon, fluffed milk, fresh herbs and crispy mini ciabattas. (only available from May - October)
  • Sandwich $13.00
    • with your own favorite filling dressed with fresh lettuce/BEEF CROQUETTES
  • Sandwich $ 16.00
    • with your own favorite filling dressed in fresh lettuce/HOT SMOKED SALMON
  • COLESLAW or GREEN FRESH SALAD $ 5.00
  • Sandwich $ 16.00
    • with your own favorite filling dressed in fresh lettuce/CLASSIC SMOKED SALMON
  • SALMON PLATTER FOR TWO $ 32.00
    • A variety of our most delicious menu dishes on a platter for two.
  • GARLIC BREAD $ 5.00
  • HOT CHIPS / FRIES $ 6.00
    • Crunchy chips served in a special way.
  • GFO = Gluten Free Option, Available Add $1.50
  • Toasted Wholegrain Bread (GFO) $6.00
    • Homemade Strawberry, raspberry & lemon jam / Cream Cheese and pesto
  • Eggs Benedict (V)(GFO) $17.00
    • 2 soft poached eggs served with spinach and creamy hollandaise on a toasted english muffin with: Bacon - Seared home cured salmon-mushrooms & halloumi
  • Pastrami, swiss cheese, sliced pickles, tomato relish
  • The Ultimate Bacon Butty with Lashings of tomato sauce
  • All Salads Served with Yello's Special Salad Mix
  • Toasted Bagel $7.00
    • Homemade Strawberry, raspberry & lemon jam / Cream Cheese and pesto
  • B.L.T
    • Fresh Grilled Bacon, lettuce and tomato
Nicola's Cantina

Nicola's Cantina

location

Address

6 Church Street, Nelson, Nelson, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand

phone

Phone

035488761

clock

Opened hours

Monday: Closed, Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 11:00 PM, Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 11:00 PM, Thursday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 11:00 PM, Friday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 11:00 PM, Saturday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 11:00 PM, Sunday: Closed
price range

Price

$0 - $10

type

Type

None

service level

Service

Table Service

cuisine

Cuisine

Gluten Free , Latin American , Mexican , South American , Vegetarian

features

Features

Mastercard ,  Takeaway ,  Visa ,  Wheelchair accessible ,  Reservations ,  Waitstaff ,  Takeout ,  Vegan Options ,  Wine and Beer ,  Groups ,  Quick Bites ,  Lunch ,  Group Meal ,  Seating ,  Highchairs Available ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Outdoor Seating ,  Full Bar

Location
6 Church Street, Nelson, Nelson, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand