The Headless Mexican in Christchurch City Menu

 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
  • 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
  • Fajitas $56.00
    • Try Garlic Prawn Fajitas, Sizzling with garlic, onions and tomatoes
 SIDES
  • 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
 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

  • Bacon & Egg N/A
  • Beef, Bacon & Beer N/A
  • Beef Chilli N/A
  • Chicken N/A
  • Chicken & Camembert N/A
  • Chicken & Cranberry N/A
  • Chicken & Satay N/A
  • Curried lamb N/A
  • Onion Bhajees $5.50
    • Crispy onion and Silverbeet fritter served with tamarind sauce or mint chutney. (6 pcs)
  • Vegetable Samosas $5.50
    • Flaky pastry filled with mashed potatoes, peas and cumin seeds. (2pcs) □
  • Mixed Pakora $5.50
    • Crispy mix vegetables dipped in chickpeas flour, butter and deep fried (6pcs) d
  • Vegetable Cocktail Kebab $8.99
    • Patty made with mixture of fresh vegetables, potatoes, cottage cheeses with added herbs and spices. Served with mint chutney. Must try. (6pcs)
  • Paneer Tikka $13.99
    • Dish made from chunks of cottage cheese, tomato, capsicum and onions marinated in spices and grilled in a tandoor oven.
  • Chicken Tikka $11.99
    • Boneless chicken marinated overnight in yoghurt and spices then skewered and cooked in tandoor.
  • Tandoori Chicken Half $12.00 Full $20.00
    • Chicken marinated overnight and traditionally cooked in tandoor.
  • Tandoori Mushroom $13.99
    • Mushroom marinated with ginger and garlic paste cooked in tandoor oven.
  • Eggs & Toast $9
  • Muesli $10
    • w a fruit situation & yoggy/milk
  • Eggs & Toast w/ Bacon $14
  • Eggs Benny $16
    • w/ Bacon or Spinach & Mushroom
  • Claudes Feed $21
    • 2 Eggs, Hash-Cake,Tomato Mushroom, Toast, Sausage
  • French Toast $16
    • Berry & Banana / Chocolate / Bacon & Banana / Savoury
  • Pancakes $15
    • Bacon & Maple, Berries & Cream
  • Corn Fritters $16
    • w/ Bacon, Cream Cheese & Maple or Relish
  • Vegetable Samosa (2 Pcs) $5.00
    • Triangular pastry stuffed with mashed potatoes, peas & cumin seeds, fried to a golden brown served with tamarind chutney
  • Onion Bhaji (4 Pcs) $5.00
    • Chickpea better mixed with chopped onions & spices, fried to a crispy texture, served with mint chutney
  • Tandoori Mushrooms $9.00
    • Mushrooms dipped in garlic & yoghurt marinade - cooked in tandoor, served with mint chutney
  • Chicken Tikka (5 Pcs) $12.00
    • Chicken marinated in yoghurt, ginger, garlic & spices - grilled in tandoor, served with mint chutney
  • Ansari Kebab (5 Pcs) $12.00
    • Chunkey lamb marinated in pomegranate, ginger, garlic & spices - grilled in tandoor to give its earthy aroma, served with mint chutney
  • Tandoori Chicken $12.00 /$22.00
    • Chicken on the bone marinated in yoghurt, lemon juice & garlic - grilled in tandoor, served with mint chutney(Half /Full)
  • Mixed Platter for 2 $22.00
    • All of the above items (two pieces of each) served on fresh salad along with mint & tamarind chutney
  • Garlic Kebab (5 Pcs) $12.00
    • Chicken marinated in yoghurt, garlic & eggs - grilled in tandoor, served with mint chutney
  • 7am – 2.30pm
  • Fresh fruit salad with natural or gourmet yoghurt $11.00
  • Oddfellow’s muesli and fruit $12.00
  • Toast with jam $7.50
  • Toasted bagel with Akaroa salmon, cream cheese, capers and dill $13.50
  • Classic avocado & tomato on grainy toast with fresh lemon $11.00
  • Pancakes with berry compote, maple syrup, whipped cream or yoghurt $15.50
  • -banana, crispy bacon and maple syru $18.00

The Headless Mexican

Address

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

Phone

033266899

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

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Cuisine

Gluten Free , Vegetarian , Mexican

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