The Headless Mexican in Christchurch City Menu

Chips & Dips
Fresh House fried Corn Chips - with Salasa & Guacamole Dip
Chips & Dips
with only guacamole
Chips & Dips
with hot cheese dip
Street Corn
Charred on the grill corn kernels, with lemon, Parmesan and Aioli
Headless spiced olive mix $6.00
Headless spiced olive mix
served with a Chilean inspired, fried pumpkin sour dough bread
Quesadillas (sounds like case of beer)
A flour tortilla grilled and folded with cheese & one of the following: Cheese/ Smoked chipotle, Mango chicken, Spiced ground Beef, All garnished with sour cream and Salsa
Soft corn tortillas grilled with cheese then your choice of filling, topped with shredded lettuce, peppers tomato and our own taco sauce. Tomato spiced home ground beef, or mango spiced chicken
Soft corn tortillas grilled with cheese then your choice of filling, topped with shredded lettuce, peppers tomato and our own taco sauce. Fresh fish seared on the griddle with mexican spices
Stuffed Calamari
Calamari tube stuffed with smoked paprika & chipotle risotto, then braised in the oven. Served on a lettuce bed with tasty sauces
Ceviche of the Day
Fresh fish or seafood of the day, marinated in lemon juice till cooked, then tossed in diced jalapeno, onion, tomato, peppers and fresh coriander (this is a cold fish). Served with corn chips
Ceviche of the Day
Fresh fish or seafood of the day, marinated in lemon juice till cooked, then tossed in diced jalapeno, onion, tomato, peppers and fresh coriander (this is a cold fish). With salad & Rice
Headless Wild Goat Tartiet
Tenderloin, Grilled, sliced & baked to order in a savory pastry, with a yummy blend of chipotle cream & caramelized onion
Fresh on premise Corn Chips, grilled melted cheese on our own re-fried beans with Salsa and sour cream
Sml $10.00 / Reg $14.00
With mango chicken
add $5.00
With spiced ground Beef
add $5.00
Enchiladas (light meal)
Two soft corn tortillas filled and baked with a spicy tomato and pepper sauce finished with melted cheese salsa and sour cream served with mexican spiced rice and refried beans. Beef, Chicken, Veges & beans or fish
Enchiladas (light meal)
swap beans for salad
add $2.00
Enchilada El Grande
The same as above but three Enchiladas and main size accompaniments - Beef, Chicken, Beans, fish
Chicken that's finished with our own mango chutney
Shredded mexican spiced beef, seared on the griddle along with peppers & onion
Fresh fish of the day, sprinkled with mexican spices, seared on the griddle and finished with chilli aioli
Seared on the griddle seasonal vegetable and mixed mexican beans, with a spicy tomato & pepper sauce
Pulled Argentinian braised Lamb
Soft flour tortilla wrapped with rice, beans, cheese and your choice of Burrito filling, brushed with oil & baked crisp then served with salad salsa, sour cream and guacamole
A dish for 2: with marinated mexican spiced shredded beef & lemon marinated spiced chicken served sizzling in the pan with flour tortillas and all the mexican accompaniments to make up your own Burritos
Try Garlic Prawn Fajitas, Sizzling with garlic, onions and tomatoes
Sour cream $3.50
Guacamole $5.00
Jalapeno chillies $2.50
Side of Rice or Beans $3.00
Tortillas - Corn or Flour each $2.00
Bowl of corn chips $5.00
Hot cheese dip $5.00
Side salad $7.00
Beef / Chicken $8.00
Matanza Fish (Pescado del dia gratinado con pastelera de chocolo)
Fresh market fish, on a bed of seared red peppers & caramelized onions, then topped with a creamy blend of corn, cheese & fresh basil, gratineed in the oven & served with rice, salad, guacamole & salsa
Cordero en coco, a Venezuelan Lamb Dish
Seared in the oven Lamb, then slow cooked in coconut milk and Venezuelan spices, a truly stunning flavour. Served with rice, salad and a Tortilla
Jamaican Pork Belly Roulade
Rubbed, braised, rolled, then braised again for 10 hours. Seared to order and served on a polenta cake with salad
De Papas Y Chorizo De Invierno
Glenn's homemade chorizo, with roasted diced potatoes, peppers, caramelized onions & tamatillo, baked in its own dish with a cheesy almond, cornmeal & tamatillo topping
Headless Mole
The national Mexican celebration dish of chicken or fish, simmered in this traditional sauce made of vegetables, mixed seeds, chilli, bananas & spices, finished with a touch of bitter chocolate. Served on rice
Tostada Salad
In a crisp flour tortilla bowl, choose from shredded mexican spiced beef, lemon chicken, pulled Argentinian braised Lamb or Garlic Prawns. Seared on the griddle along with peppers & onion and tossed through lettuce and tomato, with a choice of our smoked chipotle aioli, or headless Caesar dressing
Cazuela De Mariscos
A traditional Uruguayan seafood dish, with a mix of seared prawns, Clams, Mussels, Squid & Fish, finished in a tomato and seafood base sauce

We make every attempt to keep menus up to date, but prices and items are subject to change without notice. This menu is to be used as a guide only.

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Nearby Mexican restaurants

Name Cuisines
Cafe 218 New Zealand, Cafe Food, Mexican
Tiki Taco Vegetarian, Vegan, Mexican, Fast Food
Alvarados Mexican Cantina Grill, International, Mexican
Loco's Texmex Cuisine American, Tex-Mex, Mexican
The Headless Mexican Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Mexican

Below you'll find samples from menus of places nearby.

Nearby sample menus

Sydenham Bakery (sample menu)
Bacon & Egg N/A
Chicken & Camembert N/A
Beef Chilli N/A
Steak, Bacon & Cheese N/A
Brocolli & Mushroom
Mince N/A
Steak & Kidney N/A
Guinness N/A
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Sai tandoor Indian takeaway (sample)
Chicken Tikka Masala $16.99
Palak Paneer
Cottage cheese and spinach cooked with spicy gravy.
Mint Chutney $2.99
Vegetable Cocktail Kebab
Patty made with mixture of fresh vegetables, potatoes, cottage cheeses with added herbs and spices. Served with mint chutney. Must try. (6pcs)
Tandoori Mushroom
Mushroom marinated with ginger and garlic paste cooked in tandoor oven.
Chicken □ •
Small chicken pieces fried and cooked with yoghurt, curry leaves and mustard seeds. Dish from south of india.
Onion Kulcha $4.50
Aloo Gobi
Potatoes, cauliflower cooked with onion, tomatoes, herbs & spices.
Clean Here for the full menu for Sai tandoor Indian takeaway
Claude's Kitchen (sample)
w a fruit situation & yoggy/milk
Creamy Mushrooms
w/ Spinach & Relish
French Toast
Berry & Banana / Chocolate / Bacon & Banana / Savoury
Eggs & Toast w/ Bacon $14
Eggs Benny
w/ Bacon or Spinach & Mushroom
Toasted Sammy
2 Fillings. Extras 50c
Corn Fritters
w/ Bacon, Cream Cheese & Maple or Relish
Eggs & Toast $9
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Fendalton Takeaways (sample)
Palak Paneer
Homemade cheese cooked with fresh spinach & spices, garnished with cream - makes people "green" with envy
Your choice of meat cooked in fresh spinach & spices, garnished with fresh cream - makes people "green" with envy
Cucumber & carrot mixed in yoghurt
Onion Bhaji (4 Pcs)
Chickpea better mixed with chopped onions & spices, fried to a crispy texture, served with mint chutney
Eggplant roasted in tandoor then cooked in dryish sauce, garnished with coriander
Prawn Jalfrezi
Shell-less prawns prepared with large chunks of green capsicum, tomato & onion, garnished with coriander
Shahi Paneer
Homemade cheese cooked in creamy sauce with almond paste & spices, garnished with almonds & raisins
Prawn Makhani
Shell-less prawn cutlets marinated overnight then grilled in tandoor, cooked in butter sauce, crushed cashew nuts & a touch of fenugreek, garnished with fresh cream
Clean Here for the full menu for Fendalton Takeaways
Oddfellows Cafe (sample)
Chickpea, lentil and herb burger on a ciabatta bun with mixed herbs, greens, pickled beetroot and mayo $16.00
Oddfellow’s classic free range chicken and avocado burger on ciabatta $17.50
-with bacon $18.50
Fritters of the day See board / $16
-banana, crispy bacon and maple syru $18.00
Toasted bagel with Akaroa salmon, cream cheese, capers and dill $13.50
Grilled haloumi / bacon / Akaroa salmon $5.00
Avocado / mushrooms / spicy sausage / roasted tomatoes/ spinach /house beans $4.00
Clean Here for the full menu for Oddfellows Cafe

Nearby restaurants

Name Cuisines
The Village Inn, Sumner Brunch, Breakfast, Pizza & Pasta, Sandwiches, Seafood
Sydenham Bakery Bakery
Orange House Chinese
Springs Rd Takeaways Takeaway Food, Chinese
Templeton Takeaways Asian, Takeaway Food, Chinese, Fast Food
Edendale Cafe and Events Cafe Food
Cashel Fish and Chip Fish & Chips, Seafood
Wok Inn Chinese Takeaways Asian, Chinese, Fast Food

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Restaurant Details

Christchurch City
Table Service
43 Nayland Street, Sumner, Christchurch, Canterbury, 8840, New Zealand
Takeaway, Wheelchair accessible, Reservations, Vegetarian Friendly, Waitstaff, Takeout, Cash, Kid Friendly, Seating, Cards accepted, Serves Alcohol, Dinner, Child-friendly, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Mexican
The Headless Mexican Christchurch City Menu

Opening Hours

Monday: Closed, Tuesday: 5:30 – 11:00 PM, Wednesday: 5:30 – 11:00 PM, Thursday: 5:30 – 11:00 PM, Friday: 5:30 – 11:00 PM, Saturday: 5:30 – 11:00 PM, Sunday: Closed