Sweet Mother's Kitchen in Wellington Menu

SMALL BEGINNINGS SMALL BEGINNINGS
  • SMK Cornbread $5.50
    • Southern Soul food smothered in melting butter…
  • Chuckles Curly Fries $7.50
    • SMK's famous curly fries with Creole mayo
  • Swamp Dip $11.50
    • A heated spinach and artichoke cheesy dip, served with toasted baguette or corn chips
  • Hush Puppies $11
    • Cornmeal nuggets with corn kernels, onion, and jalapenos Served with Louisiana cocktail sauce  & Mississippi comeback sauce
  • Hastie’s Hot Wings $13.50
    • Spicy chicken wings with blue cheese sauce and celery sticks
  • Corn Chips $8.50
    • With salsa and guacamole
  • Madam Ruby's crab dip $14
    • Crab, prawn & cheeses combined in a delicately spiced warm dip + corn chips
  • Blossom’s grilled chicken $14.50
    • Mesclun salad greens, red onion, tomato, spicy pumpkin seeds and crispy tortilla strips - with lightly spiced grilled strips of chicken breast
  • Blossom’s grilled chicken $15.50
    • with spiced grilled Tarakihi
  • Mother knows best (Vegetarian) $14.50
    • Mesclun salad greens, red onion, tomato, spicy pumpkin seeds and crispy tortilla strips, with grilled tempeh, beetroot and feta cheese
STRAIGHT TO THE SOURCE STRAIGHT TO THE SOURCE
  • Seafood chowder $15
    • Scallops, mussels, shrimp & fish in a smooth, creamy soup with baguette toast
  • Gumbo $16.50
    • Traditional South Louisiana, brown roux soup with chicken & Andouille sausage, served with rice
  • Prawn Monica $20.50
    • Based on a favourite dish from the N’ awlins Jazz Festival. Spiral pasta and prawns in a smooth, creamy sauce made with the ‘Trinity" (green capsicum, onion and celery)-the base of many a New Orleans dish- garlic, and a hint of Creole spice
  • Mr P's porky $16.50
    • Slow cooked smoked pork belly with Crystal spiked apple sauce + salad
  • Jambalaya $23
    • Chicken, prawn and Andouille sausage combined with a Creole tomato sauce to make this famous Louisiana dish
  • Mad dog ribs $16.50
    • Tender slow cooked beef short ribs with bourbon mash + salad greens
  • SMK bbq prawns $18
    • New Orleans style in a rich Worcherstershire spiked buttery sauce with lemon + Cajun buttered baguette toast- for dipping
  • Fried Chicken $17.50
    • Buttermilk soaked fried chicken strips with curly fries, coleslaw & Mississippi comeback sauce
  • The "Moose" $13.50
    • The ultimate in comfort food made with gruyere cheese and a hint of truffle oil
  • Enchiladas $17.50
    • Two corn tortillas filled with creamy mushroom, roast pumpkin & green chilli. Smothered in tomato sauce & grilled with cheese. Served with Mexican brown rice and salad greens
  • Freddy's eggplant bake $19.50
    • Eggplant layered with fresh basil, Mozzarella & Parmesan cheese baked in a tomato-based sauce. Served with Green Goddess dressed salad
THE REAL DEAL THE REAL DEAL
  • Cajun blackened Tarakihi fish $27
    • with bourbon mash + salad + Remoulade sauce
  • 'Send it' Jerk Chicken $24.50
    • Chicken breast tenderised in Carribbean spiced marinade with a hint of rum, then coated in a house-made jerk rub - salsa & lime + red beans & rice
  • RCA ribs $25.50
    • Tender, hickory smoked, lip smacking ribs, smothered in SMK’s BBQ sauce + curly fries
  • Bananas Foster $10.25
    • A New Orleans favourite. Bananas sautéed in a caramel sauce flambéed in white rum and banana liquor served with vanilla ice cream
  • Homemade Pies N/A
    • Check with wait staff on availability. Served with cream or yogurt.  Ice cream $2 extra
  • Apple pie $8.50
    • Just like your sweet mother used to make.
  • Pecan and bourbon pie $8.50
    • Deliciously sticky pie with a hint of Bourbon, laden with pecans
  • Peanut putter pie $8.50
    • A chocolate cookie crust with a chilled, whipped peanut butter filling
  • Rhubarb & strawberry streusel $8.50
    • Delicious fruit baked in a pie with a crumble like topping
  • Key lime pie $8.50
    • Crumb base with sweet, lime mousse-like filling
  • Banana cream pie $8.50
    • A pie crust lined with banana slices & topped with a delicate homemade custard
  • Macaroon & chocolate mousse $8.50
    • Coconut shell with luscious chocolate filling
SIDES SIDES
  • Rice and red beans (Traditional style beans, slow cooked with a ham hock) $5
  • Rice and black beans (vegetarian) /Mesclun salad greens/ Coleslaw $5
  • Creamed spinach / Mushrooms / Potato hash $5
  • Curly Fries / Mesclun salad greens / Hush puppies / Bourbon mash $5

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Wakanui scotch fillet 300g $48
    • mushroom duxelle, crispy onion rings, chimichurri
  • Chipotle fried chicken $28
    • mashed potatoes, purple cabbage slaw, chicken gravy
  • Fried chicken burger $22
    • pickles, jalapeno mayo, purple cabbage
  • Farmer’s market beets $19
    • aged balsamic, local goats feta, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts*
  • Ravioli of market fish $22
    • brown butter, lemon, shaved fennel, summer herbs
  • Grass-fed beef burger $22
    • provolone cheese, gentleman’s relish, sesame seed bun
  • add scallops $34
  • Market catch m/p
    • forever evolving
  • Charcuterie: cold meat platter (for two to four) $49.00
  • Lamb pinchos w chimichurri $16.00
  • Fire roasted sweetcorn w smoked paprika butter $11.50
  • Wood-fired prime beef short rib w chimichurri $18.00
  • Ernesto’s breakfast burrito filled w scrambled eggs, black bean & chipotle chilli, cheese, topped w avocado, sour cream & salsa $17.50
  • Patatas fritas: fried potatoes w bravas sauce or aioli $9.00
  • Grilled beetroot w watercress & preserved lemon & mint vinaigrette $13.50
  • Ojo de bife (Ribeye steak) $34.50
    • Prime cut from the fore loin above the ribs. Fatty, delicious and tender. Best served however you prefer your steak.
  • Whitebait fritter $11
    • Whitebait fritter served on buttered white bread andseerved with lemon
  • Curly $6
  • Tempura with Coriander N/A
  • Skate $6.5
  • Homemade Tartare $2
  • Beef Burger $13
    • Handmade NZ beef pattie, gherkin, cheese, and rocket fuel sauce with crispy lettuce, red onion and tomato
  • Blue warehouse $6.7
  • Green Salad $6
    • Simple Mesclun salad in our house dressing
  • Flat mushroom, roast garlic, thyme, parlsey + pea tendrils. $26.00
  • SCHNITZEL $27.50
    • Free range - parmesan crumbed chicken + a fried egg.
  • HALLOUMI $22.50
    • Watermelon, blackberry, raddichio, poppyseeds, basil .
  • PLOUGHMANS $18.50
    • Smoked salmon, popped capers, watercress + seed bread.
  • Ciabatta, Copia Olive Oil $ 7.00
  • Red cabbage, almond, yoghurt dressing + herb slaw $12.00
  • FARRO $21.50
    • Cos, whitlof, pea, split green bean, basil, green raisins , pinenuts + green yoghurt.
  • Broken chicken sausage, French tarragon, shaved fennel, parmesan + dill. $27.00
  • 87 Steamed Pork Belly on Rice $11.00
  • 110 BBQ Pork Won Ton Noodle Soup $13.00
  • 15 Double Meat Platter $16.50
  • 56 Brisket $15.00
  • 106 Seafood Udon $12.00
  • 99 Hai Nan Chicken on Rice $11.00
  • 25 Spicy Won Ton $9.00
  • 57 Lamb Flaps $15.00
  • CHICKEN WITH NOODLES $8.30
  • CRUMBED FISH $3.80
  • BEEF $9.80
  • ROAST PORK $9.80
  • SPRING ROLL $2.50
  • STUFF MUSHROOM $2.50
  • CHICKEN $9.80
  • COMBINATION $11.50
  • SASHIMI SET $15.50
    • a choice of salmon, white fish or a combination, served raw with wasabi and soy sauce
  • SEAWEED SALAD $5.50
  • M11 $18.00
    • teriyaki salmon, sushi, chicken dumpling
  • CURRY KATSU DON $12.00
    • deep fried pork cutlets or chicken fillets with curry sauce
  • LAMB $15.50
    • slow cooked lamb with special sauce
  • UNAGI SET $18.00
    • grilled Japanese eel in unagi sauce
  • EEL $5.50
  • SUSHI AND SASHIMI COMBO $30.00
    • medium 15 pcs of sushi and 10 pcs sashimi
  • - Bacon $5.00
  • Open Bacon Sandwich $13.50
    • Bacon, avocado, baby spinach, mozzarella, tomato relish and aioli on sourdough
  • Smoked chicken, feta, basil pesto, spinach, aioli $19.00
  • Mozzarella, basil pesto, on a tomato base $16.00
  • Cheeky Mince on Toast $18.50
    • 12hr beef cheek, poached egg, on sourdough
  • Add:
  • - Ham, Hash Browns, Spinach, Avocado (seasonal) $4.00 ea
  • - Smoked Chicken, Avocado, Bacon $9.00
  • Mascarpone cheesecake $4.90
  • Tandoori chicken roti wrap $9.90
  • Apple cake slice $3.90
  • Ale battered fish fillets $17.90
    • Crispy golden fried beer battered fish fillets with fries or kumara chips served with remoulade sauce and salad garnish
  • Vegetarian Sushi $8.80
  • Sushi $9.80
  • Bacon and egg $5.80
  • Scrambled eggs on toast $8.40
  • Bougatsa $4.00
  • Spanakopita $6.00
  • Fries $5.00
  • Beef Tzatziki Burger $10.00
    • Grilled beef patty served with lettuce, tomato, red onion & tzatziki sauce inside a toasted bun.
  • Mititei $9.00
    • Skinless spicy garlic sausages served with tzatziki sauce and lemon.
  • Souvlaki Chicken $10.00
    • Grilled chicken pieces with tomato, red onion, chips and tzatziki sauce wrapped in toasted pita bread.
  • Halloumi Burger $10.00
    • Grilled slices of Halloumi cheese served with beetroot relish, tomato, red onion & aioli inside a toasted bun.
  • Greek/Chicken/Lamb Salad $10.00
    • Traditional Greek salad or seasonal salad vegetables with grilled pieces of chicken or lamb, drizzled with Greek salad dressing.
  • BLT & Chips
    • bacon, lettuce, tomato & garlic aioli on an open sandwich
  • Sausage $2.00
  • All $10
  • Fish & Chips
    • served with fresh garden salad and chips
  • Egg, Onions $1.50
  • Cheeseburger
    • beef pattie, lettuce, tomato and cheese served with chips
  • Sausage Classic
    • three sausages served with twoeggs, coleslaw and chips
  • Potato Croquette or Mash $2.50
  • Marinated sardines on char-grilled sourdough $15
  • Pineapple & chilli syrup
    • Pineapple, coconut & lime with chilli syrup drizzled over
  • Salmon beetroot Gravadlax, corn fritters, dill crème fraîche $19
  • Omelette Arnold Bennett $23
  • Stem Ginger
    • Candied ginger for a real ginger hit
  • Brioche toast with jam marmalade $8
  • Toasted tea cake, orange & cinnamon butter $6
  • We regularly churn seasonal ice creams like Fig, Gooseberry, Elderflower. Check out our list at our eatery.
  • Sandwiches choice of $6.00
    • roast pork, roast lamb, roast beef
  • Scotch Fillet $14.90
  • Lamb Shank Meal large 2 shanks $17.50
  • Chicken & Chips Medium $7.50
  • Nachos Beef $10.50
  • Chicken nuggets
  • Beef Steak
  • Chicken Roast Meal 1/4 chicken $8.90
  • BBQ SQUID $10.00
    • with steam rice
  • STEAM RED BEAN PASTE BUN $2.50
  • CLASSIC PORK BAO $6.50
    • braised pork belly, pickled mustard, coriander, crushed peanuts
  • BBQ SQUID $7.00
  • STEAM PORK BUN $3.00
  • STEAM BEEF & MUSHROOM BUN $4.00
  • B.L.T $10.50
    • Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato with Garlic Mayonaise on homemade Foccacia
  • Open Steak Sandwich $13.00
    • 100gr Sirloin on homemade Sourdough
  • Savoury Mince $10.00
    • on hot Buttered Toast with Poached Egg & hollandaise
  • Steak $28.00
    • Sirloin Steak cooked to your liking with Salad and Fries 400gr
  • Eggs Benedict $12.50
    • with Spinach or Ham
  • Steak $23.00
    • Sirloin Steak cooked to your liking with Salad and Fries 300gr
  • Steak $18.00
    • Sirloin Steak cooked to your liking with Salad and Fries 200gr
  • Spicy Chicken Sandwich $12.50
    • Open Sandwich with 100gr Cajun Chicken on homemade Sourdough
Sweet Mother's Kitchen

Sweet Mother's Kitchen

location

Address

5 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand

phone

Phone

043854444

clock

Opened hours

Monday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Thursday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Friday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Saturday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Sunday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
price range

Price

$10 - $20

type

Type

None

service level

Service

Table Service

cuisine

Cuisine

American , Cafe Food , Gluten Free , Mexican , Southwestern , Vegan , Vegetarian

features

Features

EFTPOS ,  Mastercard ,  Takeaway ,  Visa ,  Gluten Free Options ,  Wheelchair accessible ,  After-hours ,  Craft Beer ,  Vegetarian Friendly ,  Breakfast ,  Waitstaff ,  Takeout ,  Vegan Options ,  Cheap Eats ,  Wine and Beer ,  Cash ,  Groups ,  Lunch ,  Seating ,  Highchairs Available ,  Street Parking ,  Cards accepted ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Outdoor Seating ,  Full Bar

Location
5 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand