The Book Cafe in Queenstown Menu

The Book Cafe in Queenstown has no menu available, but can choose from many other options such as Aperol Spritz or Freshly baked dough balls: garlic butter, olive oil & balsamic vinegar (v) from Bella Cucina. Velvet Burger offers many options including Squawk Dawg and Hottie. Buddastix includes a wide range like E1 Fresh Rice Paper Rolls (GF) or E2 Money Bags. Soup of the Day and Breads and Spreads from . Speargrass Inn offers Golden Fleece Hotel-Motel and Spaghetti Bologanise.

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Large $38.50
  • Tandoori Chicken
    • Indian curry sauce, chicken fillet, red onion, roasted red capsicum, tomato, finished with curry mayo, papadum & mango chutney
  • Bruschetta $14.50
    • Toasted ciabatta, heaped with Winnies' own fresh tomato salsa, and parmesan cheese
  • Medium $30.50
  • Medium $31.50
  • Medium $30.50
  • Spaghetti Fresco $24.50
    • Tomatoes, olives, fresh vasil, tossed with sundried tomato puree & olive oil
  • Bolognaise
    • Winnies beef bolognaise topped with parmesan cheese
  • Cheese N/A
    • Whitestone Lindis Pass brie,Cow, New Zealand, Whitestone Totara tasty aged cheddar, Cow, New Zealand, Kikorangi blue, Cow, New Zealand, Barry's Bay aged gouda, Cow, New Zealand, Barry's Bay Wainui special cheddar, Cow, New Zealand, Ramara, Cow, New Zealand, Manchego, Sheep, Spain
  • Cured snapper N/A
    • vinegar cream, octopus cracker, horseradish snow
  • Native freshwater crayfish "koura" N/A
    • horopito aioli, watercress
  • Burnt meringue N/A
    • honey foam, manuka honey icecream, gingerbread crumbs
  • Paua pie N/A
    • smoked potato, brisee pastry
  • House charcuterie board N/A
    • a selection of cured meats from the cellar
  • Spring garden flowers N/A
    • farm egg, asparagus, herbs, fried bread
  • Sides N/A
    • Local asparagus, juice, butter
  • Yellow Thai Style Curry $22.00
    • With crispy chicken, spiced tofu, Asian herbs and wild rice
  • NZ Green-Shelled Mussels $18.00
    • In an apple cider, cream and mustard sauce served with garlic toast
  • Smoked Seafood Chowder $16.50
    • With hoki, mussels and prawns served with garlic toast
  • Smoked Potato and Feta Croguette $19.90
    • With poached eggs, sauteed greens, garlic & thyme mushrooms, beetroot hummus, salsa verde and brioche crumbs
  • Bread for One $6.00
    • With conflt garlic butter
  • Big Breakfast $20.90
    • Poached eggs, streaky bacon, garlic mushrooms, hash browns, homemade sausage, beans, toast and a Virgin Mary shot
  • Tempura Fish $22.90
    • Served with fries, green leaf salad and tartare sauce
  • Duo of Cheese $17.00
    • With house-made chutneys and crackers
  • Curry puff Chicken 4 $7.50
  • Sizzling Cashew nuts $25.50
    • broccoli mushroom capsicum onion/tiger prawns squids
  • Thai sweet corn soup vegetables & tofu $8.50
  • Coconut Prawns 4 $12.00
  • Thaitanium chicken Drums curry 3 drums $18.50
  • Prawn crackers $5.00
  • Yellow curry $18/$23.50
    • chicken seafood prawns squids & scallops
  • Sizzling Garlic & Black Pepper $22.00
    • bean sprouts mushroom celery carrot/chicken pork beef
  • Roasted Garlic N/A
  • Sweet Chilli N/A
  • Aioli N/A
  • Ham N/A
  • Meatball N/A
  • Thinly Cut Sour Cream & Chives N/A
  • Steak and Cheese N/A
  • Lettuce N/A
  • Salt & Pepper Squid $10.00
    • with ponzu dressing
  • Chicken Parmigiana $22.00
    • bread crumbed chicken breast topped with napolitana sauce and melted cheese served with fries
  • Akaroa Salmon Rillettes $14.00
    • with crostini & served with a marinated artichoke salad
  • Enjoy a side with any main dish for $7….
  • Marinated Feta & Cherry Tomato Parcel $14.00
    • feta cheese and cherry tomatoes baked in flaky pastry topped with red onion jam served on a petite salad with berry & balsamic dressing
  • Croft Tawny Port $9.00 glass
    • Vivid tawny-red colour. Nose of ripe mellow fruit with aromas of fig & prunes set off by an attractive woody & spicy character. Smooth and round on the palate full of rich jammy flavours.
  • Enjoy any of our delicious desserts for $12…
  • Rangitikei Free Range Chicken Breast $30.00
    • wrapped in bacon & stuffed with brie and served with pappardelle tossed in lemon and sundried tomatoes
  • Fishbone’s Chowder with fresh & smoked fish, fried potatoes & grilled bread $19.90
  • Beef & Reef $46.50
    • grass fed & char-grilled - eye fillet with Chatham Island scampi, roasted garlic butter, potato terrine & cauliflower puree
  • Blue Cod $33
    • crumbed with pickled onion mayonnaise
  • Cloudy Bay Surf Clams stir-fried with XO sauce $21
  • Dulce de Leche $15.90
    • rich chocolate & caramel tart with salted caramel ice cream
  • Fishbone’s Spring Salad $18
    • Crystal Garden salad leaves, Kaikora Valley goat’s cheese, Nevis Garden’s asparagus, blueberries & hazelnuts from Marlborough with Fishbone Farm’s honey & sherry vinaigrette
  • Marinated Northland Hikuwai Sardine fillets with marjoram salsa verde, house-made yoghurt, grilled toasts $19
  • 6 Oysters battered with malt vinegar $30
  • wagyu beef rump, broccoli, jersey benne potatoes, pepper sauce and gorgonzola $39.00
  • Tempura w/ Nam jim
  • The C.O.D $18.00
    • McFarlane's cherries, ricotta mousse, tonka bean macaron and apricot Dark chocolate tart, local raspberries, yoghurt aniseed ice cream strawberry ice cream sandwich, poached rhubarb and cream cheese Blueberry and walnut carrot cake, cream cheese ice cream
  • 3 Cheeses $25.00
  • shoestring fries served w/ aioli $9.00
  • Sorbet $6.00
    • Seasonal sorbet palate cleanser
  • Vegetarian $32.00
    • Pumpkin risotto with goats cheese, grilled vegetables, local rocket Potato gnocchi, mushroom and parmesan cream sauce, baby spinach Jersey benne potato and vegetable curry, roti bread, steamed rice and raita
  • Local baby leaf side salad w/ balsamic dressing $9.00
  • Smoked scallops $16.50
    • Pan fried scallops served in Manuka smoke with pink peppered Greek yogurt, celery salted parsnip crisps and avocado oil
  • Chervil Mash potatoes $8.50
  • Soft rolled omelette $15.50
    • Made with a choice of ham, cheddar cheese, tomato, Onions, mushrooms and peppers & served with grilled tomato
  • Super salad $16.50
    • Mixed leaf salad of rocket, baby spinach, Mizuna, Tatsoi, Frisee and oak leaves served with quinoa, mixed pumpkin and sunflower seeds, feta, beetroot and dried blueberries
  • Savannah rib eye 250g $35.00
    • Savannah Angus is beef grown on the lush green rolling hills of New Zealand. Purely fed on rich pastures, this marbling beef has rich flavours and sensational consistency. Discover the taste and know why this is New Zealand’s leading Angus beef. Served with shoestring fries, garden salad and your choice of Café de Paris butter, blue cheese or green peppercorn sauce
  • Chocoholic $15.00
    • Rich chocolate brownie, white chocolate sauce, dried raspberries and Wanaka pure roasted white chocolate and dark chocolate ice cream
  • Marinated olives $9.50
    • Black Kalamata and green Sicilian olives (pits in) marinated in lemon, fennel, pepper, rosemary and extra virgin olive oil
  • Cooked breakfast $19.00
    • TWO eggs any style (poached fried or scrambled) served with bacon, mushrooms, sausages, baked beans & hash browns
    • Craft your own version of the classic Caesar salad. Shaved parmesan from the 'wheel', crisp cos lettuce, red onion, capers, grilled streaky bacon, grated egg, anchovy fillets, parmesan wafers, garlic croutons, and homemade Caesar dressing.
    • Vegetarian tikka masala curry. V, NF, DF, GF
    • Hoki loin seasoned with lemon pepper. NF, DF
    • Pumpkin and ricotta ravioli with mushroom sauce & truffle oil. V, NF
    • Pork dim sims, BBQ pork buns, pork and chive dumplings, prawn dumplings, fish balls, vegetable and fish balls. Tahini sauce, sweet chilli sauce, vinegar and soy sauce.
    • Classic prawn salad in a creamy Marie Rose sauce: GF, NF
    • Prawn and squid salad with sweet chilli sauce. GF, NF, DF
    • Variety of freshly baked bread rolls (GF available upon request)
  • Seasoned Wedges - (With sour cream and sweet chilli sauce) $8.50
  • Basket of fries - $7.00
  • Onion Rings $6.50
  • Pasta of the day: $15.00
    • A new pasta dish created by our chef daily (add smoked chicken for $3.50)
  • Mango Cheese Cake
  • Lamb Shank: $25.00
    • Braised lamb shanks served with creamy mashed potatoes, steamed carrots and homemade rosemary gravy
  • Bangers & Mash: $18.00
    • Meaty Pork sausage served with creamy garlic mash, peas and rosemary gravy
  • Moe’s Beef Burger: $17.00
    • Delicious beef burger Pattie on focaccia bread with tomato, red onions, fancy lettuce, cheese and aioli served with fries
  • Dessert $4.00
    • Choose from Cheesecake or Choc Mousse!
  • 5 Churrasco BBQ Wings $11.90
    • Comes with BBQ basting. Add some extra Peri-Peri basting of your choice if you wish!
  • Supremo Veggie Burger $12.90
    • Veggie patty, mixed lettuce, tomato, light mayo & Peri-Peri chutney on a Portuguese roll
  • Seriously Large Chips $9.50
  • Chicken Garden Salad $14.50
    • Flame Grilled Peri-Peri Chicken breast strips, capsicum, olives, cucumber, red onion, cherry tomatoes, carrot & mixed lettuce
  • Classic Wrap $9.90
    • Chicken tenderloin, iceberg, tomato & light mayo wrapped up in a warm tortilla
  • - Large $6.50
  • - +2 Large sides $35.90
  • Tamarindo $6.00
    • Refreshing tamarind juice
  • Vegetarian $8.00
    • Veggies of the day sautéed with oregano and olive oil
  • Vegetarian $14.00
    • Veggies of the day sautéed with oregano and olive oil
  • Beef M $10.90 L $13.50
    • Prime local beef, slow cooked with latin spices
  • Quesillo $9.00
    • Venezuelan Smooth creme caramel
  • Vegetarian M $10.90 L $13.50
    • Sautéed capiscum, onions, mushrooms & fresh vegetables
  • Add Totopos $3.50
  • Chicken $13.50
    • Shredded chicken & tomato sofrito
  • Soups of the Day
    • Check our specials board (on the left side of the website) or come in to see our selection of 4 homemade soups...2 that change daily, as well as the 2 below that we always offer...
  • The Charlie (Banh Mi) $12.50
    • Vietnamese chicken, cucumber, pickled carrot & daikon radish, coriander, fresh chilli, spring onion, mayo and sweet soy sauce
  • Grilled Cheese Panini $5.00
  • Large (450ml) $9.50
  • Californian $12.50
    • Pesto chicken, cheddar, tomato, capsicum, mixed greens, sprouts, cucumber, hummus & guacamole
  • - Add chicken for $2.50
  • Big Breaky Buttie $12.50
    • Two fried eggs, sausage, bacon, cheddar, tomato & bearnaise sauce on a toasted panini
  • Cheese Quesadilla $5.00
    • Served with sour cream on the side
  • BACON & EGGS $18.00
    • Our own house-cured bacon, toasted Spire sourdough, poached free-range eggs, homemade tomato relish
    • Pulled Cardrona lamb, olives, cumin yoghurt, feta
    • Local merino lamb marinated in harissa & chargrilled, babaganoush, cumin yoghurt
  • APPLE PANCAKES (V) $18.00
    • Buttermilk pancakes, caramelised apple puree, maple syrup, cinnamon mascarpone
    • Selection of our white and wholemeal sourdough, brioche, butter, homemade jam (v)
  • NO5 MEZZE & DESSERT $60pp
The Book Cafe

The Book Cafe



7 Coronation Drive, Otago, 9300, New Zealand








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7 Coronation Drive, Otago, 9300, New Zealand
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