Café Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch Menus

Classic timber finishing, Grape Escape Cafe, NelsonAll of our delicious selection of desserts, cakes, slices and scones are made by John and our kitchen team of professional chefs to our own special recipes – nothing offered at the Café is bought in.

We also cater to those with dietary special needs with gluten-free (GF), dairy-free (DF), vegetarian and vegan choices available both on our Lunch Menu, and within our cake selection. Children’s menu available.

Dishes and prices may change seasonally. Please e-mail or call us at the Café if you’d like a copy of the current seasonal menu.

Brunch & Light Meals →
Children’s Menu →
Drinks Menu →
Deserts Menu →


BRUNCH and LUNCH MENU

FLAPJACKS

Trio of Home-made Flapjacks, with Bacon, Maple Syrup and Banana
$18.95

THE GRAPE ESCAPE BIG BREAKFAST

Streaky Bacon with soft Poached Free Range Eggs, Breakfast Sausage, Mushrooms, Tomato, Potato Fritter, with Toasted Ciabatta
$22.95

EGGS BENEDICT

Toasted Home-Made English Muffins with Ham off the Bone, Spinach, Free Range Poached Eggs and Home-made Hollandaise
$22.75
with Cold Smoked Salmon – Add $5.00

GOATS CHEESE AND BEETROOT TART (VEG)

Roasted Baby Beetroot, Onion Jam, Semi-Dried Tomatoes, drizzled with Balsamic Glaze, Walnuts, Rocket Leaves, Creamy Goats Cheese
$18.75

JUMBO CROISSANT

Filled with Ham off the Bone, Salad Leaves, Mustard Mayo and Brie
$17.95
Cold Smoked Salmon – Add $5.00

SPANAKOPITAS (VEG)

Pair of Crisp Filo Pastry Parcels of Spinach and Feta Cheese, served with Riata/Cucumber Sauce and Salad Leaves
$19.75

FRESH FISH OF THE DAY (GF Available)

Chef’s Creation using today’s available Fresh Fish. Prices Change Daily, Wait Staff will advise

LAMB RUMP SKEWER

Tender Lamb Skewer nestled on a bed of Israeli Cous Cous Salad Leaves, Jus and Yoghurt Mint Sauce
$24.75

MEDITERRANEAN VEGETABLES (VEG)

Mushrooms, Capsicum, Tomatoes, Capers, Pinenuts, with Grilled Haloumi and Basil Oil, with Grilled Foccacia Bread
$22.75

VIETNAMESE BEEF SALAD (GF & DF)

Slices of MR Beef Sirloin tossed with Crisp Vietnamese Vegetables, Mint, Cashew Nuts, and Chilli and Lime Vinaigrette
$25.75

FRESH SALMON FILLET (GF)

served on Seafood Risotto Cake and Fresh Asparagus, Crisp Apple and Orange Garnish with Salsa Verde
$26.25

SMOKED SEAFOOD CHOWDER

THE BEST OF THE BEST! Served with French Bread
$19.95

BEEF WELLINGTON
Beef Fillet (MR) wrapped in Pastry with Portobello Mushroom & Herb Farce, Gourmet Potatoes, Green Salad with Béarnaise Sauce, Jus
$33.75

*THAI PRAWN AND SWEET POTATO FRITTERS* (GF) (DF AVAILABLE)

Thai Prawn and Sweet Potato Fritters with a hint of Chilli, Coriander and Ginger, with Tomato Chilli Sauce and Salad Leaves
$22.50

PORK RIBS

Slow Roasted with Chilli, Honey, Ginger and Garlic Glaze, with Crunchy Summer Slaw and New Season Potato Salad
$24.75

CHICKEN ROULADE (GF)

Wrapped in Bacon, Stuffed with Pistachio Nuts, Herbs, served with French Tarragon Reduction, Green Olives and Peppercorns, Broccoli Florets, and Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes
$24.75

*SOUTHERN OCEAN SEAFOOD SALAD* (GF & DF)

Ika Mata, Prawn Cutlets, Fresh Salmon with Salad Leaves, Lemongrass and Chill Dressing, Marinated Seaweed
$25.75

CAESAR SALAD

Cos Lettuce tossed with Creamy Dressing, Croutons, Crisp Bacon, Parmesan, Anchovies and Soft Egg
$21.00
(Add Chicken $5.00)

GRAPE ESCAPE CHICKEN FOCCACIA

Served warm with Wholegrain Mustard Mayonnaise and Salad Leaves
$19.50

PLOUGHMANS LUNCH

Served with Ham off the Bone, Chicken Liver Parfait, Pickles, Cheese, Chutneys, Breads
$24.75

(GF AVAILABLE on most meals please ask wait staff. GF BREAD EXTRA $2.00)

SIDES

Garlic Bread $6.50
Bowl of Fries $6.50
Side Salad $7.00
Rindless Bacon $5.00
Mustard Mayo/Aioli $1.50
Tomato Sauce $0.50

WE HAVE AVAILABLE FOR SALE OUR HERB VINAIGRETTE, MUSTARD MAYONNAISE, TOMATO AND CHILLI JAM, QUINCE JELLY, CHILLI AND LEMONGRASS SAUCE.

GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE


CHILDRENS MENU (Under 12 years only)

Spaghetti and Meatballs

with Home-Made Tomato Sauce
$11.50

Crumbed Chicken Breast Medallions

with Lettuce Leaves and Fried Potato served with Tomato Sauce
$11.50

CHILDREN’S PLATTER

Cheese, Bread, Fresh Fruit, Raisins and Cold meat (GF Option)
$9.50

Nachos served with Cheese, Beans and Sour Cream
$10.50

KIDS BREAKFAST

Wholegrain Toast served with Poached Egg, Bacon and Hash Brown
$10.50

KIDS FLAPJACKS

Two Pancakes served with Crisp Bacon, Sliced Banana and Maple Syrup
$10.50

ICE CREAM SUNDAE

With Chocolate or Berry Sauce
$6.50

DRINKS

Coke, Lemonade, Diet Coke $4.50
Ginger Beer $5.25
Spider (Ice Cream with soft drink: Coke, Lemonade) $5.50
Juice – Orange, Apple, Apple & Boysenberry, Pear & Lemon, Apple & Feijoa $4.50


GRAPE ESCAPE CAFÉ DRINKS LIST

WHITE WINEGlassBottle
Blackenbrook Sauvignon Blanc 2018$8.50$34.00
Brightwater Sauvignon Blanc 2018$10.00$38.00
Milcrest Chardonnay 2016$10.50$40.00
Milcrest Pinot Gris 2016$9.50$38.00
Te Mania Pinot Noir Rosé 2018$8.50$36.00
RED WINEGlassBottle
Waimea Estates Trev’s Red 2016
(Blend of Cabernet Franc, Syrah, and Viognier)
$10.00$40.00
Te Mania Three Brothers 2017
(Blend of Merlot, Malbec, and Cabernet Franc)
$8.50$36.00
Brightwater Te Kahu Pinot Noir 2016$9.00$38.00
BUBBLES
Lindauer: Brut/Fraise 200ml$9.50
TOHU Rewa Blanc de Blanc 2014 750ml$48.00
BEER
Sprig and Fern Tap Beer:
Three Berry Cider 4.5%
Pilsner 5%
Wai-iti Lager 3.2%
$9.50
Steinlager Classic$8.50
Heineken$8.50
Amstel light$8.50
JUICES & SOFT DRINKS
Tullybarden Juice:
Apple & Feijoa
Apple
Pear & Lemon
Apple & Boysenberry
$5.50
Orange. Tomato$5.50
Ginger Beer. LLB$5.50
Coke. Diet Coke. Lemonade$5.25
Sparkling Grape Juice 750ml Bottle$15.00
Antipodes Sparkling Water 500ml$8.00

GRAPE ESCAPE CAFÉ DESSERT MENU

Kahlua and Hazelnut Gateau$12.50
Coffee Tiramisu$11.75
Chocolate and Orange Mousse Cake$11.75
Carrot Cake$8.75
Spiced Apple Crumble$8.50
Citrus Lemon Tart$8.50
Spiced Maple Walnut Cheesecake with Butterscotch Sauce and Walnut Praline$9.25
Pear and Almond Tart$9.75
Wholemeal Caramel Pie$8.75
Apricot, Almond and Polenta Cake (Gluten and Dairy free)$8.75
Gluten Free Chocolate Cake$9.25
Chocolate Brownie$8.75
ALL DESSERTS SERVED WITH BERRY COULIS AND YOUR CHOICE OF WHIPPED CREAM OR YOGHURT ($1.50 extra for both cream and yoghurt)
COFFEE AND TEA
Long Black. Americano. Short Black$4.00
Flat White$4.30
Cappuccino$4.30
Mochaccino$4.50
Latte$4.50
Bowl$6.00
Hot Chocolate$4.50
Chai Latte$4.70
Large size cup 0.50c extra
Iced Chocolate, Coffee, or Mocha $6.50
Tea for one$4.50
Tea for two $6.50
English Breakfast. Earl Grey. Otago Summer Fruits. Japanese Sencha Green Tea.
Jasmine. Peppermint
Coffee Syrups: Vanilla, Hazelnut, Caramel$1.00 extra
Decaf $1 .00
Soy $1.00
Almond$1.00
Extra Shot$1.00