The Blue Door in Otago Menu

  • Vietnamese rolls of crisp fried Mutton Bird with Asian salad, Miso Aioli & Sesame dipping sauce, pickled Cucumber. $27.50
  • Prawn & water Chestnut Dumplings, Duck and Ginger consommé. $24.50
  • Salad of free range Canterbury Pork, marinated in Coconut & palm sugar, Asian greens, sticky Rice, Peanut Chili caramel dressing. $24.50
  • Confit of Bendigo Rabbit with Prunes, Agria Potato Gnocchi, toasted Pinenuts & sous vide Rhubarb. $28.50
  • “Bellota” Jamon Iberico, organically grown, free range from Spain, sliced to order, with Pickled veg, Machengo & Quince paste. $28.50
  • Wakanui grain fed Beef “Tartare” with truffled free range Egg. $29.50
  • Spicy Lentil, Tomato & Coconut Soup with chargrilled Flatbread & Yoghurt Riata. $18.50
  • Sustainably Farmed Sturgeon Caviar, with Blinis and other classical accompaniments P.O.A
  • Southland Lamb rump, Rose petal Cous Cous, Orange Confit, crisp Pancetta, Date compote and a Lamb shoulder ‘Cigar’. $39.50
  • Stewart Island Blue Cod, Paua Ravioli, Cauliflower Puree, Pear and Fennel Salad. $39.50
  • Slow cooked wild Boar, homemade black pudding, double smoked Bacon, baked in Puff pastry, Black Currant Jus. $39.50
  • Chargrilled “Wakanui” Beef eye fillet, grain fed from the Canterbury plains, with smoked Brisket, Parsnip puree Candied Onion & Cranberry Tart Tartin. $48.50
  • Cassoulet, our winter classic, braised Duck, Lamb shoulder, Cured meats, Pork Belly, Haricot Beans, cooked slowly with Tomato & Riesling. $39.50
  • Trio of Curries $46.00
    • Red Duck & Pineapple Curry, Green Curry of Prawn & Lemon grass, Massaman curry of Southland Lamb with Potato & Peanut, Served with condiments, steamed Jasmine Rice.
  • Rump of Southland Lamb with Honeyed roasted Celeriac, Rosemary Bread & Butter pudding. $39.50
  • Stir fry Broccolini, Shitake Mushrooms, Ginger & Oyster sauce. Baby Cos Leaves, Garlic Croutons, Lemon Confit dressing. Creamed Spinach, Nutmeg & Crème Fraiche. Duck Fat Potatoes All sides $9.50
  • Saffron’s Nasi Goreng. $26.50
  • Green Lip Mussels with white wine & Lemongrass. $22.00
  • Navarin of Southland Lamb shoulder with Shallots & Port wine, Served with Jasmine Rice. $26.50
  • Grilled Stewart Island Blue Cod with preserved Lemon Risotto & Broccoli leaves. $28.50
  • Salad of crisp fried Pork & Chargrilled Squid with Yellow Soy Bean Dressing. $18.50
  • Chargrilled Southland Hereford Rump, with sautéed Potatoes, steamed green veg, Mushroom & Thyme jus. $29.50
  • Confit of Pork Belly with Chargrilled Pear, honeyed Parsnips. $24.50
  • Thai Red curry of Beef with Pineapple, Thai Basil, Kaffir lime leaf, Cashew nuts and Jasmine Rice. $24.50
  • Our delicious Soup of the day with fresh Bread. $18.50
  • Stir fry of winter greens, Prawns, Tofu, Cashew nuts and Oyster sauce. $28.50
  • Saffron’s salad of green Leaves, Pear, Nuts and shaved Parmesan with a Herb Vinaigrette. $15.50
  • Laphroaig, single malt Crème Brulée with Monte Cristo Tobacco Biscotti. $16.50
  • Deep fried Walnut & Praline Ice cream, Lemon cream. $16.50
  • Kaffir Lime Panna Cotta with Mango, Lime salsa. $16.50
  • Jilly's warm Chocolate Cake served with Vanilla bean ice cream and Raspberry Coulis. $15.50
  • Goat's Cheese Sorbet with Dates poached in Amaretto. $16.50
  • Trio of Fresh Fruit Sorbets. $14.50
  • A Selection of Cheeses
  • Le Delice De Bourgogne, Triple Cream French Brie.
  • Saint Agur'
    • a French Cheese from Normandy triple cream, soft mild Blue.
  • Neudorf Richmond Red
    • A hard NZ sheep's cheese.
  • Redwood Dairy Gouda
    • A NZ goat's cheese.
  • Served with a Trio of Quince's
    • Roasted, Sorbet and Paste, water & Oatmeal crackers.

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The Blue Door


18 Buchingham Street, Arrowtown, Otago, 9302, New Zealand





Opened hours

Mon 5 PM to 11 PM Tue 5 PM to 11 PM Wed 5 PM to 11 PM Thu 5 PM to 11 PM Fri 5 PM to 11 PM Sat 5 PM to 11 PM Sun 5 PM to 11 PM








Finger Food


Seating ,  No Takeaway ,  Full Bar

18 Buchingham Street, Arrowtown, Otago, 9302, New Zealand
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