The Headless Mexican in Christchurch City Menu

STARTERS STARTERS
  • Chips & Dips $13.00
    • Fresh House fried Corn Chips - with Salasa & Guacamole Dip
  • Chips & Dips $14.00
    • with only guacamole
  • Chips & Dips $14.00
    • with hot cheese dip
  • Street Corn $4.50
    • Charred on the grill corn kernels, with lemon, Parmesan and Aioli
  • Headless spiced olive mix $6.00
  • Headless spiced olive mix $12.00
    • served with a Chilean inspired, fried pumpkin sour dough bread
  • Quesadillas (sounds like case of beer) $6.50
    • 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
  • Tacos $6.50
    • 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
  • Tacos $7.00
    • 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 $16.50
    • 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 $16.50
    • 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 $19.50
    • 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 $16.50
    • Tenderloin, Grilled, sliced & baked to order in a savory pastry, with a yummy blend of chipotle cream & caramelized onion
  • Nachos Sml $10.00 / Reg $14.00
    • Fresh on premise Corn Chips, grilled melted cheese on our own re-fried beans with Salsa and sour cream
  • Nachos add $5.00
    • With mango chicken
  • Nachos add $5.00
    • With spiced ground Beef
MEXICAN DISHES MEXICAN DISHES
  • Fajitas $56.00
    • Try Garlic Prawn Fajitas, Sizzling with garlic, onions and tomatoes
  • Enchiladas (light meal) $18.50
    • 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) add $2.00
    • swap beans for salad
  • Enchilada El Grande $25.00
    • The same as above but three Enchiladas and main size accompaniments - Beef, Chicken, Beans, fish
  • Borrito $25.00
    • Chicken that's finished with our own mango chutney
  • Borrito $25.00
    • Shredded mexican spiced beef, seared on the griddle along with peppers & onion
  • Borrito $25.00
    • Fresh fish of the day, sprinkled with mexican spices, seared on the griddle and finished with chilli aioli
  • Borrito $25.00
    • Seared on the griddle seasonal vegetable and mixed mexican beans, with a spicy tomato & pepper sauce
  • Borrito $25.00
    • Pulled Argentinian braised Lamb
  • Chimichanga $25.00
    • 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
  • Fajitas $52.00
    • 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
SIDES SIDES
  • Guacamole $5.00
  • Jalapeno chillies $2.50
  • Tortillas - Corn or Flour each $2.00
  • Side of Rice or Beans $3.00
  • Sour cream $3.50
  • Bowl of corn chips $5.00
  • Hot cheese dip $5.00
  • Side salad $7.00
  • Beef / Chicken $8.00
SOUTH AMERICAN FUSION SOUTH AMERICAN FUSION
  • Matanza Fish (Pescado del dia gratinado con pastelera de chocolo) $29.00
    • 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 $29.00
    • 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 $32.50
    • 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 $29.00
    • 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 $29.00
    • 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 $25.00
    • 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 $32.50
    • A traditional Uruguayan seafood dish, with a mix of seared prawns, Clams, Mussels, Squid & Fish, finished in a tomato and seafood base sauce

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Peanut Sauce Stir-fry & Rice $8.50
  • Ginger Stir-fry & Rice $8.50
  • Basil and Chili Stir-fry & Rice $8.50
  • Choices of chicken, beef, pork,or prawn $11.00
  • Green Curry & Rice $8.50
  • Red Curry & Rice $8.50
  • Cashew Nut Stir-fry & Rice $8.50
  • Chicken Satays (4) $6.00
  • CHICKEN KORMA $10.50
    • Sliced Boneless Chicken Cooked in Tandoor, Rich Creamy Gravy and A Touch of Fenugreek
  • CHICKEN VINDALOO $10.50
    • Chicken cooed with Vinegar, Capsicum, Spices and Vindaloo Paste
  • CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA $10.50
    • Succulent tender chicken roasted in tandoori oven then cooked in spicy gravy and onions
  • All mains are served with Rice and Plain Naan. We enhance all dishes to your taste: MILD, MEDIUM, HOT, EX HOT
  • CHICKEN 65 $16.00
    • Cube Chicken marinated in ginger & garlic paste and deep fried. Tossed in diced onion, capsicum, yoghurt and mustard seed.
  • BUTTER VEGETABLES $9.99
    • Vegetable Cooked With Butter Sauce And A Touch Of Fenugreek.
  • Cumin Seeds, Sliced Onion, Ginger, Garlic, Tomatoes, Vegetables & Rice With Touch Of Cashew Nut Gravy. $10.50
  • VEGETABLE BIRYANI $9.99
    • Cumin Seeds, Sliced Onion, Ginger, Garlic, Tomatoes, Vegetables & Rice With Touch Of Cashew Nut Gravy.
  • Lemon Chicken (S) $12.00 (L) $14.00
  • Free Drink 2.2L or Wontons (12) with purchases over $60.00
  • Meat Pattie $2.20
  • Nasi Goreng $12.00
  • Mushroom $2.50
  • Prawn Fu Yong Egg $13.50
  • Curry Chicken On Fried Rice $10.50
  • Nice Cook Chow Mein $12.00
  • Steamed Pork Tripe $3.50
  • Roast Pork (hot) $10.00
  • B.B.O Pork with Honey on Rice $10.00
  • Preserved Egg & Pork Porridge $5.00
  • Pork Dumpling(Shao-Mai) $3.80
  • Pork Rice Rolls $4.00
  • B.B.Q Pork Rice Rolls $4.00
  • Beef Brisket Noodle Soup $10.00
  • Bailies Vegetarian Big Breakfast $19.00
    • 2 poached eggs w/ beans, spinach, avocado, roast tomato, mushrooms, hash browns & toast
  • Flat Breads & Dips $13.00
    • Parmesan flat bread w/ hummus, pesto & tomato relish
  • Fish &Chips $15.00
    • Beer battered fish, served w/ fries & a house dressed salad & tartare sauce
  • Fries $4.50
  • Bailies Pancakes $15.00
    • Served w/ banana, bacon & maple syrup
  • Fish & Chips $15.00
    • Beer battered fish, served w/ fries & a house dressed salad & tartare sauce
  • Lamb Souvlaki $15.00
    • Fresh pita bread filled w/ lamb, salad, tzatziki, sweet chilli & hummus
  • ●Fish & Chips $15.00
    • Beer battered fish, served w/ fries & a house dressed salad & tartare sauce
  • Bacon & Corn Patties $2.20
  • Bacon $4.10
  • Mini Spring Rolls $6.00
  • Chicken Patties $2.40
  • Fish $2.40
  • Jam Wraps $2.20
  • Plain $3.50
  • Mushroom $4.40
  • Streaky bacon $4.80
  • - Streaky Bacon, Maple Syrup And Banana $13.80
  • Autobahn $18.80
    • Crumbed Beef Schnitzel With Lemon Wedges, Gravy And Chips
  • Roast vege salad (gf v) $18.80
    • Roasted Vegetable Medley With Rocket, Cashews, Feta And Aioli
  • Grilled tomatoes $4.00
  • -Add Spinach $ 2.00
  • Brat $12.80
    • Spicy Bratwurst Sausage With Caramelised Onions And Melted Cheese In A Warmed Joe’S Roll
  • Tuska $10.50
    • Streaky Bacon In A Warmed Joe'S Roll
  • Combination Fried Noodles (Bami Goreng) R $11.90 / L $12.90
  • Pork with Cashew Nuts & Vegetables R $11.90 / L $12.90
  • Curry Beef with Vegetables R $11.90 / L $12.90
  • Chicken Satay Skewers 2 for $5.50
  • Crispy Skin Chicken R $11.90 / L $12.90
  • Lemon Chicken R $11.90 / L $12.90
  • 1/2 doz wontons, any 2 large mains and 1 regular main, plain fried rice, prawn crackers, 1.5L drink $50.00
  • Combination Fu Yong Egg R $11.90 / L $12.90
  • Prawns Chow Mein Garlic Sauce / Special Prawn Fried Rice / Lemon Honey Prawn Noodle / Lemon Honey Prawn Rice $13.90
  • Fish Bite $0.80 ea
  • Pineapple $2.80
  • Pan Fried Vegetables $9.50
  • FOR 6 PEOPLE $55.00
    • Dozen Fried Won Tons, Bar-B-Que Pork with Vegetables and Cashew Nuts, Satay Steak, Combination Fried Rice, Sweet and Sour Chicken
  • Sweet and Sour Chicken $11.50
  • Chicken with Mushrooms on Fried Rice $10.80
  • Steak Foo Young Egg $10.80
  • Stir Fried Lettuce $14.00
  • Deep fried Spring Rolls & Samosas & Prawns $10.00
  • Foo Young Egg $14.00
  • Griddle cooked Beans (Hot & Spicy) $16.00
  • Chef's Fried Chicken Steak $14.00
  • Braised Sea Cucumber with Spring Onions $28.00
  • Seaweed Salad $6.00
  • Tofu with preserved Egg $8.00
  • Affogato $10.50
    • Kaulua / Baileys
  • Salmon with Yakitori Sauce $16.00
    • meal on rice served with fresh side salad
  • Dessert of the Day $12.50
  • Pork $13.00
    • Japanese style pizza savoury pancake with tonkatsu sauce & mayo, finished off with tempura chips, fine fish flakes
  • Prawn (3pcs) $12.50
  • Ice Cream Stack $10.50
    • green tea ice cream, walnut green tea & vanilla ice cream
  • Edamame $6.00
    • baby sy beans in pods great with Japanese beers
  • Seasonal Vege $7.00
    • 2 skewers per serving
  • French Toast Bacon & Banana $16.50
    • served with crispy bacon, banana & maple syrup
  • Salmon Sandwich $18.50
    • house-cured salmon with seasonal salad, avocado & honey mustard sauce on sour dough bread
  • Greens On Toast $12.50
    • a forest of greens over a bed of avocado, miso & our sour dough whole-grain bread
  • Filo Of The Day $14.50
    • served with a side salad of your choice
  • All Breads & Bagels Are Baked On-Site With Sour Dough All Eggs Used At Opawa Café Are Free-Range And Sourced Locally.
  • Hot Chicken Sandwich $18.50
    • with chicken, seasonal salad, avocado, apricot sauce on sour dough bread
  • Egg Benedict $17.50
    • two poached eggs with bacon & house-made hollandaise on sour dough bread
  • French Toast Berry & Yoghurt $16.50
    • dusted in cinnamon sugar with berry compote and yoghurt
  • Thinly Cut Sour Cream & Chives N/A
  • White Chip Macadamia N/A
  • Tomato N/A
  • Subway Melt N/A
  • Carrot N/A
  • BBQ N/A
  • Roast Beef N/A
  • Ham, Egg and Cheese N/A
  • Big Breakfast $19.00
  • Potato Hash $14.00
    • With roasted mushroom and free farm bacon Served with peach, red onion and avocado salsa
  • Choose from...
  • • Smoked chicken, cranberry, brie with red onion
  • • Salmon, spinach, red onion, caper, brie
  • House made Muesli $11.00
  • Choose one of...
  • Beef Nachos $18.00
    • The classic; Crunchy tortilla chips covered in homemade beef ‘n bean chilli.Served with melted Cheddar and sour cream
  • Tom Yum Chicken $10.50
  • Garlic Prawns $22.00
    • (Pad Kratiem Prik Goong) Stir fry prawns & vegetables, strong flavours of garlic
  • All seafood fry dishes come with one rice
  • Larb Salad $19.50
    • Chicken beef or pork minced. Spicy meal, lots of onions chilli
  • Seafood Peanut Sauce $22.00
    • Prawns, squid, fish, mussels, scallops in peanut sauce
  • Garlic Chilli (Pad Prik Sod) $17.50
    • Spicy garlic chilli sauce with a mixture of stir fry vegetables
  • Pad Thai $17.50
    • Thick noodles fried with a mixture of veges
  • Garlic Chilli $17.50
    • (Pad Prik Sod)Spicy garlic chilli sauce
The Headless Mexican

The Headless Mexican

location

Address

43 Nayland Street, Sumner, Christchurch, Canterbury, 8840, New Zealand

phone

Phone

033266899

clock

Opened 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
price range

Price

$30 - $50

type

Type

None

service level

Service

Table Service

cuisine

Cuisine

Gluten Free , Mexican , Vegetarian

features

Features

Takeaway ,  Wheelchair accessible ,  Reservations ,  Vegetarian Friendly ,  Waitstaff ,  Takeout ,  Cash ,  Kid Friendly ,  Seating ,  Cards accepted ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Outdoor Seating ,  Full Bar

Location
43 Nayland Street, Sumner, Christchurch, Canterbury, 8840, New Zealand