Sundog Diner in Christchurch Menu

  • Reverend Horton Heat Hash $19.50
    • House made corned beef sauteed with hashbrowns, bacon, onions, capsicums, secret spices and served with 2 eggs any style
  • Oliver Cromwell Hash $19.50
    • Hashbrowns sauteed with bacon, house made breakfast sausage, onions and mushrooms and served with 2 eggs any style, house beans and tomato salsa, warts extra
  • Renegades of Hash $18.50
    • hashbrowns sauteed with mushrooms, peppers, onions, blackened corn and spicy habanero grilled tofu then topped with salsa verde, fresh pico de gallo, guacamole and served with fresh corn tortillas and black beans
  • Kick it Old School Bennie $19.50
    • House made buttermilk biscuits piled with heaps of crisped bacon then topped with 2 poached eggs and the best hollandaise sauce. A little herb infused oil to make it fancy
  • Some Bennie that I Used to Know $20.00
    • Huevos Divorciados is Spanish for a bennie fit to fix any broken heart. Our house buttermilk biscuit heaped with spicy pulled pork. One side gets sweet and spicy enchilada sauce, the other gets tangy verde sauce. Top with poached eggs and slather on the hollandaise and some fresh pico de gallo and you are ready to sign the papers
  • Mushroom Blitz $19.50
    • Our buttermilk biscuit piled with sauteed mushrooms and greens. A pinch of real truffle salt and then we add two poached eggs, and our signature hollandaise sauce
  • Bizkits and Gravy $18.50
    • Proper homemade southern buttermilk biscuits, light, fluffy, buttery, sausage country gravy from scratch with just a hint of pepper and spice. Topped with 2 fried eggs and a nice hoity toity microgreen salad. You are going to need a nap
  • Rock Around the Cluck $19.50
    • Chicken, fried steak, tender top sirloin steak with a delicious country fried crust. Topped with our creamy sausage gravy and served with a side of crispy hashbrowns and 2 eggs how you like them
  • Jenga Toast $17.00
    • Brioche toast sticks dipped in our cinnamon and vanilla batter and grilled until golden. We stack them high and serve with seasonal fruit compote and real maple syrup to dip in
  • Add bacon $4.00
  • Drop it Like It's Hotcakes $16.50
    • Three huge, fluffy buttermilk pancakes. You get real maple syrup and seasonal fruit compote and some sweet whipped vanilla cream to customise your stack
  • Add bacon and a brulee banana for just $4.00
  • Short stack of 2 pancakes $11.50
  • Cinnamon Girl $6.00
    • Have you seen the cinnamon rolls go by your table yet? Order one for now, one to split, one to take home. Then come back tomorrow. They are that good
  • The breakfast burrito that declined the role of Han Solo $19.00
    • A huge flour tortilla stuffed with crispy hashbrowns, fried eggs, black beans, country sausage, bacon and enchilada sauce. We wrap it up, grill it and then serve it with a little more enchilada sauce, some pico de gallo, sour cream sauce and a lot of attitude
  • 8-Bit Fries $8.00
    • Hand-cut fries, double cooked and served with our house Bloody Mary ketchup and Big deal sauce
  • Locked and Loaded $10.00
    • Twice cooked potato skins loaded with cheese, bacon and spring onions plus some secret spices. Served with sour cream and sweet chilli sauce
  • The Buzzcocks $12.00
    • Free range boneless chicken bits fried until crispy and then tossed in your choice of sauce
  • Dinosaur Jr Eggs $6.00
    • That's right, deviled eggs. Simple, classic and out of this world. We'll start you with 6
  • Seriously delicious soup fresh made with seasonal ingredients. Served with warm homemade bread - Small Bowl/Big Bowl $7.50/$11.00
  • The best darn chilli you will every try. Made from scratch with all the best stuff. Choose vegetarian or add lots of meat, it's up to you. Served with corn bread $7.50/$11.00
  • The Philadelphia Experiment $19.50
    • Thin sliced sirloin steak sauteed with mushrooms, grilled onions and peppers. Served in a fresh baked, butter grilled roll with Big deal sauce and our signature queso cheese sauce.
  • Fight Club $18.50
    • I am Jack's double decker happly place. Upper half with lettuce, tomato salsa, aioli and bacon. Lower half with dijon mustard, fancy cheese and sliced chicken breast.On three slices of toasted bread plus 8-bit fries on the side
  • Dixie Chick $18.50
    • Fresh chicken salad made with red onion, granny smith apple, aioli, lemon zest and fresh herbs. Jammed into our stove-top stuffing bread with bacon, aged goat cheese and onion jam with fries
  • All grilled sammies served with 8-bit fries N/A
  • Trailer Park Pork $19.00
    • Spicy pulled pork topped with crispy onion straws, white-trash slaw, sliced jalapenos, pickles and hazelnut gremolata all piled on grilled stove-top stuffing bread
  • The Beastmaster $19.00
    • Secret recipe free range pork belly, braised low and slow in hard cider, slapped with aioli and filled with green apple and fresh mint slaw with pomegranate dressing
  • Hey, Vegan-na Party $18.00
    • Our delicious stove-top stuffing bread filled with refried black beans, spicy marinated tofu, seasonal roasted vegetables, slaw, onion straws and hazelnut gremolata
  • The Perfect meal $16.00
    • A half order of any of our sandwiches and any of our sides - Choose your own adventure
  • Choose a half sammie N/A
    • Flight Club, Philadelphia Experiment, Dixie Chick, Trailer Park Pork, The Beastmaster, Hey, Vegan-na Party
  • Choose a side N/A
    • Mac-n-Cheese, 8-Bit Fries, Soup or Chilli, Locked or Loaded, Buzzcocks
  • The Greatest Show on Earth $16.50
    • Our world famous Mac-n-Cheese. The cheese sauce is so delicious that we have to bring a little jug to the table to pour over the top. Made from scratch with four gourmet cheeses and covered with crispy onion straws.
  • Elvis Burrito $19.50
    • Tender carne asada grilled steak and fajitha-style vegetables are over-stuffed into a large flour tortilla with Mexican red rice and house black beans. We grill the burrito crispy, cover it with delicious enchilada sauce, sour cream, guacamole and fresh pico de gallo
  • Priscilla Burrito $17.50
    • The vegan burrito that's takin' care of business, baby. Stuffed with heaps of Fajitha-style vegetables, Mexican red rice, house black beans, corn salsa and enchilada sauce. Topped with more enchilada sauce, guacamole and fresh pico de gallo
  • El Machete $18.00
    • A Mexican massacre in a taco bowl. Crispy flour tortilla bowl filled with house black beans, Mexican red rice, shredded lettuce, lime-cilantro vinaigrette, fresh pico de gallo, blackened corn salsa, guacamole, a light sour cream sauce
  • Add sloppy Jose beef mince for $2.50
  • Taco Tuesday $19.00
    • Every Tuesday, Mamacita takes over the Sun Dog Kitchen to bring you a selection of three different tacos on hand-pressed corn tortillas. Tacos come with a side of Mexican red rice and house black beans.

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Beets & goats cheese $7.00
  • Thick cut, dry cured bacon, maple glaze per 100g $4.50
  • 2 selections $23.00
  • Potato salad $7.00
  • Full cooked $32.00
    • includes the continental selection as well as the following hot items: poached and scrambled eggs, streaky and middle bacon, sautéed mushrooms, roasted tomatoes, zucchini, roast potatoes, beautiful homemade beef dripping hash browns and a daily special also includes tea/filter coffee, juices and smoothies
  • 180g ora king salmon $38.00
    • ebly wheat, beetroot & roquette salad w avocado salsa verde
  • Soup of the day $15.00
    • with warm bread & butter
  • Roquefort 30g $4.50
  • Potato Fritters
  • Hoki $4.00
  • Hot dog
  • Whitebait patty $4.50
  • Hawaiian $5.20
  • AKoroa Cod $4.00
  • Cheese $4.90
  • Chilli $4.50
  • Southern fried chicken $14.50
    • Spiced marinated fried chicken thigh pieces & garlic aioli
  • Vegetarian $15
    • Mushrooms, black olives, red onion, capsicum, tomato & mozzarella
  • -Add Baileys $4
  • Hawaiian $15
    • Smoked ham, juicy pineapple, red onion & mozzarella
  • -peppercorn sauce
  • -Add chicken $4
  • BBQ Pork Ribs (GFA) $30.00
    • Spicy pork BBQ ribs with Elmwood slaw & beer battered fries
  • - Add egg $1.50
  • Farmers Market Soup $15.50
    • Organic Celeriac w lemon gremolata. Served with toasted ciabatta & butter. Optional - add smoked bacon or house smoked salmon
  • Cakes By Anna $7.50 slice
  • Rocket Salad $5.00
    • good parmesan, local walnuts
  • Hand-Cut Agria Chips $9.00
    • ketchup, chipotle aioli
  • Panko Crumbed Market Fish $21.50
    • hand-cut chips, lemon aioli, caper raisin salsa, prosciutto, rocket salad
  • 'Whitestone' Aged Blue Cheese $13.00
    • quince paste, crackers
  • Please ask about our daily baking including muffins, GF friands, cinnamon scrolls and cheese scones
  • Local Grazing Plate $18.50
    • House-smoked Akaroa salmon, horseradish cream, Mariano's chorizo, 'Whitestone' good cheddar cheese, relish, artisan bread
  • Hearts of Gold Veggie Pasta $22.99
    • Heart healthy feast of Mediterranean vegetables cooked on the lash of wild flames, and bound in Greek tomato ‘n herb sauce, tossed through ‘al dente’ penne pasta and dressed with imported extra virgin olive oil. V DF
  • Garlic Pita Bread $9.99
    • Freshly toasted pita bread filled with creamy garlic butter. V
  • Flame-Grilled Tiger Prawns $32.99
    • Plump tiger prawns marinated in Greek extra virgin olive oil, fresh herbs, lemon zest and a hint of chilli to spice things up, char-grilled and served with fragrant jasmine rice, herbed tomato ‘n capsicum sauce and village style Greek salad. GF
  • Barbequed Greek Beef Patties $23.50/ $28.50
    • Thick ‘n juicy Canterbury Angus beef marinated with Costas® traditional herbs ‘n spices and barbequed for a full flavoured finish. (R/ G)
  • Flaming Saganaki $11.99
    • Feel the heat of wild flames as your server pours Metaxa. Brandy over imported Greek Cheese and immediately flambés it before your eyes. V GF
  • Evros 'Sun-Kissed' Chicken Fillet $24.50/ $29.50
    • Loaded with flavour our 100% chicken breast fillet is marinated with Costas® classic family blend of fresh herbs and aromatic spices, char-grilled for a bold ‘n smoky flavour and delivered to your searing hot.(R/ G)
  • Lamb Salata $24.50
    • Grilled Canterbury lamb served over fire roasted Mediterranean vegetables and fresh mesclun, dressed with extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinaigrette, finished with crumbled feta cheese and toasted sunflower seeds. GF
  • Hercules Brizola 300g $33.99
    • 300g prime Angus ribeye marinated with Costas® traditional family recipe and char-grilled for a stunning bold flavour, served with fire roasted mediterranean vegetables and baked rosemary ‘n garlic agria potatoes, topped with rich red pepper ‘n white-wine sauce. GF
  • Thai Fish Cakes $9.50
    • Fish patties with Thai herbs served with sweet cucumber sauce. Very popular in Thailand
  • Red Curry Stir Fried with Prawn $20.50
    • King prawn stir fried in the wok, and combined with red curry
  • Massaman Curry $18.50
    • Your choice of Chicken, Beef or Pork in a village style curry, with potato and onion
  • Sweet and Sour Fish (Thai Most Popular Dish) $20.50
    • Deep fried fillets of fish with chef's special sweet and sour sauce
  • Vegetables, Cashew Nut or Peanut $2.00
  • Pork Spare Ribs $9.50
    • Sweet and tender deep fried pork spare ribs with chef's special sauce
  • Beef Nam Tok $18.50
    • Tender sliced barbecue beef marinated in fish sauce with lemon juice, onion, coriander and mint with ground sticky rice served with selection of fresh salad
  • Oyster Sauce $18.50
    • Your choice of tender pieces of Chicken, Beef or Pork stir fried with oyster sauce and seasonal vegetables
  • Chicken Fajita Taco Salad $16.60
    • Fresh garlic & lime chargrilled chicken with fajita veggies, seasoned black beans and guacamole
  • Tortilla Chips & Guacamole $8.00
  • Taco Salad $13.40-$14.60
    • traditional mexican meals with your choice of fillings and salsas (Fajita Veggies with Guac ($13.40) / Seasoned Mince Beef ($13.40) /Pulled Pork Carnitas ($14.10) /Slow Roasted Beef Barbacoa ($14.40) / Chargrilled Chicken A la Brasa ($14.60))
  • Jalapeno Chicken Quesadilla $15.60
    • The perfect combination of fresh garlic & lime chargrilled chicken, melted cheese, jalapeños and guacamole
  • Macho Nachos $17.70
    • Slow roasted beef barbacoa with extra chargrilled chicken, traditional pinto beans and guacamole
  • Salad Bowl $9.90-$12.00
    • traditional mexican meals with your choice of fillings and salsas (Fajita Veggies with Guac ($9.90) / Seasoned Mince Beef ($9.90) /Pulled Pork Carnitas ($11.50) /Slow Roasted Beef Barbacoa ($11.90) / Chargrilled Chicken A la Brasa ($12.00))
  • Mango Chicken Salad $13.00
    • Chargrilled chicken with fresh fruit salsa and guacamole. Cumin lime vinaigrette on the side
  • Chicken Fajita Burrito $16.50 / $12.50
    • Fresh garlic & lime chargrilled chicken with fajita veggies, seasoned black beans and guacamole (Regular / Mini)
  • Side Salad $7.50 or Whole Salad $12
  • Portobello Mushroom $19.50
    • served on a potato cake with bacon & oven roasted pumpkin topped with bacon & feta cheese
  • Homemade Hash Brown $18.50
    • served with spinach & smoked salmon then topped with 2 poached eggs & hollandaise
  • x3 $17.50
  • Bacon & Eggs, Potato cake, mini sausages, tomato, mushroom & toast $19.50
  • Omelette 3 $15.50
    • eggs served with your choice of fillings
  • Eggs Benedict $18.50
    • either ham, bacon, smoked salmon or spinach & feta served with hollandaise
  • Smoked Chicken or Smoked Salmon or Ham Salad $18.00
  • Leberkäse/Meatloaf N/A
    • with bread roll, sauerkraut and mustard / with Berliner Potato Salad
  • Bavarian Weißwurst with Pretzel and sweet mustard N/A
  • Brotzeit/Mixed Platter – Variation of cold cuts, dried meats and cheese served with breads and pickles N/A
  • 2 Frankfurter with Berliner Potato Salad N/A
  • Choice of Salami with Cheese, Ham with Cheese or Black Forest Ham with butter and pickles N/A
    • on White Bread Roll / on Multigrain Roll / on Pretzel
  • Fleischsalat/Meatsalad served with bread N/A
  • Leberwurst/Liver Pate – Different pates served with bread and pickles N/A
  • Pretzel with butter N/A
  • Nachos $ 10.00
    • Beef & bean minced with sour cream and sweet chilli
  • Toasted Sandwiches $ 5.00
    • Bacon & Egg
  • Toasted Sandwiches $ 5.00
    • 3 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
  • Garlic bread $ 8.00
    • With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
  • Oak bread $ 9.00
    • With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
  • Toasted Sandwiches $ 4.00
    • 2 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
  • Chips $ 5.00
    • With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
  • Farmhouse wedges $ 8.00
    • With cheese, bacon, sour cream and sweet chilli
  • Eggs Benedict w Bacon $15.20
    • on a toasted ciabatta, poached eggs & hollandaise
  • Eggs Florentine $17.50
    • smoked salmon on a toasted ciabatta with spinach, poached eggs & hollandaise sauce
  • Pancakes $14.90
    • served with banana, bacon and maple syrup
  • (A) OR berry compote with cream or yogurt $12.50
  • Homemade, Toasted Muesli $10.20
    • served with fruit, yogurt & milk
  • 2 Free Range Eggs $9.80
    • done to your liking, served on toast - w Bacon $12.00
  • Big Breakfast $19.00
    • served with breakfast sausage, bacon, tomato, mushrooms, with eggs the way you like & toast
  • Crafted Classic B.L.T. $12.50
    • with our homemade aioli, tomato relish & crispy bacon
  • Penne Napolitana $19.50
    • Penne sauteed with fresh tomato and basil
  • Montanara $25.50 / $35.50
    • Napoli sauce, spicy Italian sausage, blue cheese, mushroom & mozzarella, garnished with prosciutto & rocket
  • Tutto Bene crust – Tutto Bene combinations. Two sizes Medio 30cm/Grande 40cm [gf options available].
  • Bambini only please. Choose your pasta dish. Ice cream sundae to finish.
  • Della Casa $12.50
    • Salad of mixed leaves with tomato, cucumber, grated carrot, red onion, black olives & Italian dressing
  • Spaghetti Roberto $20.50 / $26.50
    • A Tutto Bene favourite. Italian sausage & chicken meatballs in a basil, tomato & garlic sauce
  • 'Best Ever' Lasagne $20.50 / $26.50
    • House lasagne baked with layers of delicious ragu Bolognese and bechamel sauce. Served with chargrilled vegetables
  • Salmone $24.50 / $34.50
    • Napoli sauce, smoked salmon, tomato, red onion, capers, dill & mozzarella
  • Bacon & Cheese or Spinach & Ricotta Roll $5.70
  • Sweet Slices $4.20
  • Pizza Slice $4.20
  • Scones $4.40
  • Soup $4.70
  • Toast with Jam & Butter $4.70
  • Breakfast Pie $7.30
  • Muffin Sweet or Savoury $4.70
  • Bacon Egg & Cheese
  • Steak, Cheese 7 Bacon
  • Steak & Cheese
  • Cottage pie
  • Lamb & Cheese Pie
  • Steak & Onion
  • Lamb & Mushroom Pie
  • Each $4
  • Pumpkin and feta tart $16.00
    • Pumpkin, feta, sundried tomato & caramelized onion tart with roasted beetroot, fresh salad and sweet beetroot glaze
  • Bacon butty $8.00
  • Premium rib eye (GF option) $33.00
    • 300g rib eye on creamy mash, with roasted, mushrooms, fresh salad and your choice of sauce
  • Dukkah crusted lamb $28.00
    • Cooked medium rare and served on pumpkin, feta, sundried tomato and caramelized onion tart with fresh salad, gourmet roasted potatoes and harissa mint yoghurt
  • -with chicken $21.00
  • Pegasus burger $19.00
    • Prime beef patty, bacon, smoked cheddar, onion ring, lettuce and tomato
  • Gourmet Veggie burger (V) $18.00
    • Fresh and lightly spiced fresh homemade patty bursting with vegetables, topped with caramelized onions, garlic aioli and sprinkling of kumara chips
  • Creamy mushrooms on toast $13.50
    • Garlic mushrooms on toasted french stick with bacon or spinach
Sundog Diner

Sundog Diner



2 Papanui Road, Carlton Courts, Christchurch, New Zealand








Opened hours

Monday: Closed, Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM, Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM, Thursday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM, Friday: 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM, Saturday: 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM, Sunday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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Wheelchair accessible ,  Reservations ,  Waitstaff ,  Seating ,  Child-friendly

2 Papanui Road, Carlton Courts, Christchurch, New Zealand
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