Our blue villa - now open for dining and functions from four to forty.

- Set menu options for 2017 -

Canapes

Available with 48 hours notice for a minimum of 10 people

$15 Selection - Priced Per Person

Portobello and porcini arancini (v/gf )

House made pate on melba toasts

Bruschetta of smoked salmon and wasabi crème fraiche

Chicken and prune pastry

$20 Selection - Priced Per Person

Mediterranean sandwich of tomato, basil and feta (v)

Mussel and kumara fritter with tomato lime salsa (gf)

Crostini of goat’s cheese, prosciutto and honeyed fig

Skewer of salt and pepper squid

House made pate on melba toasts

Dhal wadi (spiced yellow split pea patties) with minted yoghurt

Available for groups for evening bookings from 5pm.

Up to 60 guests per group

 

Menu 1 - $55 pp

 

Entrée

 

Soup of the Day

With house baked bread

 

OR

 

Garlic Bread

Toasted ciabatta with

herbed garlic butter

 

Mains

 

Potato Gnocchi

With pancetta, baby spinach & sage brown butter

 

OR

 

Pollo Español

Saffron & sherry baked chicken breast on Mediterranean rice pilaf

with rocket & a lemon almond cream

 

OR

 

Ginger Beer Braised Free Range Pork Belly   (GF)

With honey sesame kumara, baby carrots & Asian greens

 

OR

 

Lamb Shoulder

North Canterbury lamb, red braised served with sautéed kumara,

wilted spinach, pumpkin puree & an aromatic jus

 

To Finish

 

Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee

With apricot & almond biscotti

 

OR

 

Walnut Caramel Tart

Served with sauce anglaise & honey date ice cream

 

 

 

 

Menu 2 - $70 pp

 

 

Soup of the Day

With house baked bread

 

 Bruschetta   (V)

With avocado, feta, coriander & fava bean

 

 Smoked Chicken, Apricot & Brie Beignets

With a spiced plum sauce

 

Mains

 

Roasted Duck Leg & Quinoa Salad

With cacao nibs, orange, candied walnuts & ricotta

Warm Potato & Salmon Salad   (GF)

Our own hot smoked salmon, cornichons, hazelnut dukkah & soft-boiled egg

Lamb Shoulder

North Canterbury lamb, red braised served with sautéed kumara,

wilted spinach, pumpkin puree & an aromatic jus

Ginger Beer Braised Free Range Pork Belly   (GF)

With honey sesame kumara, baby carrots & Asian greens

200g Prime Beef Fillet

Cooked medium rare/medium with Potato gratin,

seasonal vegetable selection sautéed in garlic butter and red wine jus

 

To Finish

 

Strawberry & Orange Almond Mille Feuille

 Citrus mascarpone & berry coulis

 

The Villas Sticky Toffee Pudding

With bourbon ice cream, crème anglaise, & maple pecans

 

Canterbury Cheesemonger’s Plate

Herb brioche, house relish, dried fruit & spiced nuts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Find Us

290-292 Montreal Street, Christchurch, New Zealand Phone: (03) 365 6066  Email: functions@thevillas.co.nz

Open 7 days

Monday to Friday - 7:00am to Late
Saturday & Sunday - 8:00am to Late

© Copyright 2016 The Villas Ltd. Design & development courtesy of Delineate Brand Architects