The Front Room in Wellington Menu

BREAKFAST BREAKFAST
  • Buttermilk & banana pancakes $14
    • smoked blueberry butter, maple syrup
  • Front Room granola $11
    • fresh berries, greek yoghurt , honey
  • Coconut chia seed parfait $13
    • watermelon, berries, passionfruit, nuts, local honey
  • Avocado $14
    • tomato, fried halloumi and lemon & oregano oil on grain toast
  • Cured Mt Cook salmon $14
    • horseradish creme fraiche & dill on  toasted brioche
  • Front Room works $19
    • 2 poached eggs, grilled bacon, sausages, bubble & squeak, grilled tomatoes, mushrooms, tomato chilli jam & ciabatta
SIDES SIDES
  • Bacon, eggs, black pudding, sausages $5
  • Grilled flat mushrooms, grilled tomatoes, grilled ciabatta $4
  • Bubble & squeak $5
  • Maple syrup $1
KIDS MENU KIDS MENU
  • Boiled eggs & soldiers/Sausage wrap $7
  • Kids pack $5
  • Milk & cookies $6
  • Fruit kebabs $5
LUNCH LUNCH
  • Bread & dukkuh w Kapiti Olive oil $7
  • Salt & Szechwan pepper squid $20
    • pickled watermelon, peanut & corriander salad, lime chilli dressing
  • Poached chicken salad $22
    • grilled corn, smashed avocado, maple lime dressing
  • Spanish tasting plate $22
    • croquettes,chorizo,marcona almonds,piquillo peppers,jamon,manchego cheese
  • Turkish eggs $16
    • tomato & red capsicum ragout, yoghurt, chilli, sumac, brown butter, grilled flat bread
  • Pan fried fish $24
    • saffron, lemon & confit tomato risotto
  • Pork sandwich $21
    • w melted sweberg cheese, beetroot chutney & hand cut chips
SIDES SIDES
  • Hand cut chips w aioli $6
  • Sauteed broccoli, garlic, chilli & ricotta salata $7
DESSERT DESSERT
  • Hot chocolate pudding $14
    • w almond heart & vanilla ice cream (allow 15 min)
  • Steamed ginger pudding $12
    • poached tamarillo & butterscotch cream
  • Affogato $13
    • served w fruit & nut biscotti & a single shot of amaretto
  • Spanish manchego cheese $19
    • fig & pistachio nut bread, Pedro Ximenez, falwasser wafers & quince paste

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Pedas (mild spicy) n/a
    • tamarind based curry
  • Mee Siam (v/gf) $8.90/ $12.90
    • Thin rice noodles fried with dried shrimp & tofu served with condiments (Basic/ with curry)
  • Masak Merah $4.90
  • Wed & Sat- Hokkien Mee $14.90
    • Prawns based soup noodle topped with prawns, egg, fishballs and pork ribs
  • Taukua Sumbat (v) $6.90
    • Deep fried stuffed with asian slaw, served with our popular homemade peanut sauce
  • Thu & Sat- Assam Laksa (gf) $14.90
    • Rice noodles in spicy, sour tamarind fish based broth garnished with fresh salad and a dash of prawn paste
  • Sambal $1.00
  • Coconut Rice $3.90
  • Homemade Pies N/A
    • Check with wait staff on availability. Served with cream or yogurt.  Ice cream $2 extra
  • 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
  • Fried Chicken $17.50
    • Buttermilk soaked fried chicken strips with curly fries, coleslaw & Mississippi comeback sauce
  • SMK bbq prawns $18
    • New Orleans style in a rich Worcherstershire spiked buttery sauce with lemon + Cajun buttered baguette toast- for dipping
  • The "Moose" $13.50
    • The ultimate in comfort food made with gruyere cheese and a hint of truffle oil
  • 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
  • Pecan and bourbon pie $8.50
    • Deliciously sticky pie with a hint of Bourbon, laden with pecans
  • '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
  • 1 chicken schnitzel $11.80
  • Chicken Nuggets 5 $5.40
  • Shrimps Cocktail $9.50
  • 1/4 chicken $7.20
  • Whole chicken $18.90
  • Chicken Nuggets 10 $10.80
  • 5 Chicken Nuggets & Chips $7.30
  • Chicken Schnitzel & Chips $7.30
  • Todays choice of ripened cheeses served with fig & walnut compote- Pico, Beaufort, Roquefort (50gms per portion) $10.90
  • Todays freshly churned sorbets & icecreams: Licorice icecream, Passionfruit icecream, coconut sorbet $14.90
  • Catalan Crêpes with orange caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream $16.90
  • House Baked Sourdough Baguette $4.90
  • Pan-fried Prawn tails, garlic butter sauce, lemon, Italian parsley & tagliatelle $22.90
  • Fresh Kaipara Pacific Oysters $4.50 each
    • Served natural with your choice of: Sherry Vinegar, Ponzu or Battered with Remoulade.
  • Duck fat roasted potatoes, sage, parmesan & truffle mayo $9.90
  • Groper, Jerusalem artichoke & bone marrow risotto, sautéed mushrooms, brocollini, split jus $38.90
  • Olivia $14.00
    • Bacon, Aioli, Blue Cheese
  • Mum $9.00
    • Falafel, Hummus, Jalapeño Salsa, and Mushroom
  • Courtney $6.00
    • Marinated Tofu, Beetroot relish
  • Adam $9.50
    • Bacon, Fried Egg, Hash Brown, Mushroom, Guacamole
  • McFilla $15.00
    • Double Beef, Double Cheese, Hashbrown, Bacon
  • Mike J. $9.50
    • Chorizo, Fried Egg, Corn Nuggets, Mushroom, Cheese, Aioli
  • Big Dave $14.00
    • Bacon, Beef, Black Pudding, Egg, Cheese, Ekim Sauce
  • Beefy Pete $9.00
    • Bacon & Guacamole
  • 55 Phad Thai Rice Noodle $11.50
  • 57 Spicy Fried Noodle $11.00
  • 58 Fried Noodle with Gravy $11.00
  • 35 Chicken & Mushroom $11.00
  • 40 Deep Fried Chicken with Mixed Veges $12.50
  • 59 Crispy Noodle with Gravy Sauce $11.00
  • 14 Laab Duck $12.50
  • Please inform our staff of any allergies - NO MSG added
  • Add $2.00
    • Colby Cheese & Streaky Bacon
  • Spicy Lamb $21.90
    • Spiced lamb patty, feta, cos lettuce, red onion, tomato & tzatziki
  • Gluten Free Burger Buns Available $2.00
  • Cajun Chicken Wrap $18.90
    • Lettuce, sour cream and salsa
  • Eggs Benedict $15.00
    • English muffins w/ bacon & hollandaise sauce
  • Add Mushrooms & Blue Cheese $3.00
  • Brew'D 1/2 Pounder, Your Way $18.90
    • 100% Ground beef pattie, cos lettuce, red onion, tomato, aioli & beetroot chutney
  • Cajun Chicken $22.90
    • Cajun chicken, capsicum, mushrooms, sundried tomatoes & mozzarella
  • Cheeseburger
    • beef pattie, lettuce, tomato and cheese served with chips
  • Mushrooms $4.00
  • Chicken Curry
    • homemade curry served with rice.
  • Potato Croquette or Mash $2.50
  • Tomato, Bacon, Side of Salad or Vegetables $3.00
  • All Day Breakfast
    • bacon, egg, sausage, tomato and hash brown
  • All $10
  • BLT & Chips
    • bacon, lettuce, tomato & garlic aioli on an open sandwich
  • Smoked Salmon & Eggs on Toast $14
  • Eggs on toast N/A
  • Avocado & Tomato on Toast $9
  • Grilled Tomato & Eggs on Toast $12
  • Pancakes $14
    • with bacon, banana and maple syrup
  • Mince on Toast $13
    • Served with side of cheese
  • KP Big Breakfast $19
    • Bacon, eggs of your choice, grilled tomato, hash brown, mushrooms, with ciabatta (Eggs of your choice fried, poached or scarmbled)
  • Eggs Royale $16
    • Smoked salmon, poached eggs, spinach, grilled tomato served with ciabatta and hollandaise sauce
  • Eggs on Toast $9.00
    • Your choice of fried, poached or scrambled eggs on toast
  • Eggs Florentine $16.00
    • Poached eggs, spinach, salmon & hollandaise on toast
  • B.L.A.T sandwich $16.00
    • Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado & Tomato
  • Homemade Muesli $12.00
    • With yogurt, honey & fresh fruit
  • Omelette (gf) $16.00
    • served with a side salad. 3 options of your choice: Onion, Cheese, Ham, Tomato, Mushroom, Capsicum, Beef.
  • Toastie $7.00
    • 3 options of your choice: Cheese, Ham, Tomato, Onion, Pineapple
  • Big Breakfast $19.00
    • Bacon, kranski, tomato, mushroom & potato with your choice of eggs
  • S.L.A.T sandwich $16.00
    • Salmon, Lettuce, Avocado & Tomato
  • YAKISOBA NOODLES $11.90
    • thin yakisoba noodles with garden vegetables with chicken
  • COMBINATION SALAD $11.90
  • YAKISOBA NOODLES $9.90
    • thin yakisoba noodles with garden vegetables
  • UDON NOODLE $8.90
    • thick noodles, soup, wakame, spring onions, inari
  • JUMBO SALMON $11.90
  • SUPER SHRIMP CRAB SALAD $9.50
  • SWEET CHILLI CHICKEN ON RICE $8.90
  • BROWN RICE SALMON $8.90
  • SLOW ROASTED BEETS $14.00
    • whiped goat cheese, hazelnuts & cured beet greens
  • ARANCINI $12.00
    • Asiago cheese, basil & smoked tomato jam V
  • Peanut butter & jam toast $7.00
  • Free Range Egg on Toast $7.00
  • WAIRARAPA LAMB
    • smashed peas, broad beans salsa verde peccorino
  • HANDCUT PAPPARDELLE ALLA CARBONARA FULL $19.00
  • MORTADELLA ROSA $15.00
    • pesto Alla Genovese, olive tapenade & Artichoke Alla Romana
  • SQUID WITH SICHUAN PEPPER $11.00
    • polenta crumb & saffron aioli
  • Pita bread $2.50
  • Bowl of olives $5.00
  • Roasted Potato Salad $8.50
    • Pieces of potatoes roasted with garlic and middle eastern sprees, garnished with spring onions and lemon.
  • Hummus $7.50
    • The traditional taste of chickpeas blended with tahini, garlic spice and lemon juice.
  • Sharkasih $7.50
    • A unique taste of shredded chicken breast blended with walnuts and mixed herbs.
  • Tabouli $1.00
  • Eskander $12.00
  • Zikintza $7.50
    • A refreshing blended of creamy yogurt, cucumber, garlic and mint
  • Zucchini, tahini and dill dip, seeded crackers $ 8
  • Affogato $ 11.5
  • Slow roasted lamb, grilled zucchini, preserved lemon, chili, white beans $ 25.5
  • Kedgeree with house smoked fish $23.5
  • Buttermilk fried chicken, corn, cucumber, celery salad, lovage cream $26.5
  • Apricot and ricotta cake $7.5
  • Goats cheese cream, plums, anise hyssop, almond shortbread $ 12.5
  • Little zucchini, feta and mint fritters, lime pickle yoghurt $13.5
  • CAJUN BLACKENED FISH $24.90
    • cajun seasoned fish of the day seared on a hot skillet, served with sun-dried tomato & fruit salsa and with either rice or potato wedges.
  • CHICKEN LIVERS $12.90
    • pan fried and served with crispy egg noodle pot, ginger wine $ bacon sauce.
  • ROTI $5.90
    • with lemon butter
  • BOWL OF FRIES ,TOMATO KETCHUP AND AIOLI $5.00
  • CANNELLONI $22.90
    • stuffed with porcini and flat mushrooms and parmesan, spinach,s erved with spinach, honey and balsamic pumpkin salad and red pepper basil sauce.
  • LAMB SHANK $27.90
    • Moroccan style braised lamb shank, served with mashed potato, baby carrots, green beans and harissa sauce.
  • LAMB FRYS $12.00
    • pan fried and served with greens, pancetta, blackcurrant sauce.
  • STIR FRIED BOK CHOY $6.00
The Front Room

The Front Room

location

Address

42 Tutere Street, Waikanae Beach, Waikanae Beach, NZ, 5036, New Zealand

phone

Phone

049054142

email

Email

None

clock

Opened hours

Monday: 8:30 AM – 10:00 PM, Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 10:00 PM, Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 10:00 PM, Thursday: 8:30 AM – 10:00 PM, Friday: 8:30 AM – 10:00 PM, Saturday: 8:30 AM – 10:00 PM, Sunday: 8:30 AM – 10:00 PM
price range

Price

$30 - $50

type

Type

None

service level

Service

Table Service

cuisine

Cuisine

Cafe Food , Central European , European , Gluten Free , Kiwi , New Zealand , Vegetarian

features

Features

Wheelchair accessible ,  Reservations ,  After-hours ,  Breakfast ,  Waitstaff ,  Takeout ,  Groups ,  Lunch ,  Seating ,  Highchairs Available ,  Free Wifi ,  Special Occasion Dining ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Outdoor Seating ,  Full Bar

Location
42 Tutere Street, Waikanae Beach, Waikanae Beach, NZ, 5036, New Zealand