Vivace Restaurant and Bar - full al-a-carte menu and tapas

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Great value Mediteranean meals and Tapas

Perfect for pre and post theatre, shows and movies.Please note that the menu is subject to change.

Items with indicate Dairy free, Vegetarian and Gluten free


 Cold Tapas

  • Fresh bread w extra virgin olive oil & sea salt $8 DV
  • Clevedon Buffalo Ricotta w pinenuts & honey served w toasted ciabatta $13 V
  • Tuscan dip -  semi dried tomatoes, olives, artichokes, cream cheese & confit garlic w toasted ciabatta $12 VG
  • Anchovies marinated in lime & chilli oil w bread $11
  • Citrus cured salmon  w citrus cream cheese, crispy capers & lemon oil  $14 
  • Marinated olives & feta w fresh ciabatta $12 V
  • Gorgonzola, marinated figs & honeycomb w fresh bread $13  V
  • Charcuterie Plate - 3 cured meats, fresh bread & marinated olives $24 D
  • Bruschetta w tomato, garlic & coriander salsa topped w prosciutto$14 D

Hot Tapas

  • Herb & chilli meatballs in a rich tomato ragu $14
  • Paprika chicken tulips w green onion, mint & coriander sauce $13 G
  • Seared scallops on citrus cream cheese & crumbled black pudding $15
  • Char grilled artichokes w parmesan & chives on balsamic glaze $11 V
  • Marinated prawns w chermoula $15
  • Almond stuffed Medjool dates wrapped in bacon w blue cheese & jus $15
  • Paella balls- chicked, chorizo, prawns, tomato & paprika w saffron aioli $15
  • Sticky pork ribs w green chilli salsa $14
  • Parmesan crumbed mushrooms w a chilli & parmesan aioli $12 V
  • Sauteed flounder fillets w butter & chives $17 G
  • Salt & pepper squid on rocket w ginger, chilli & caramel $14 DG
  • Crispy skin pork belly w jus $14 DG
  • Goats cheese & mozzarella balls w fresh pear, rocket & honey V $15

Salads

  • Herb & chilli meatballs w roast capsicum, balsamic onions, stuffed peppers, mixed greens, crispy parsnips & spicy mayonnaise $26 G
  • Ceasar Salad w baby cos, crispy bacon, croutons, soft boiled egg, white anchovies & a ceasar dressing $25         w chicken $29
  • Nicoise w baby potatoes, green beans, green olives, cherry tomatoes, capers & soft boiled egg w olive & mint dressing $24      w fish $34 GV
  • Warm salad of roast beetroot, baby carrots, roast kumara, parsnips, mushrooms, spicy peppers, mixed greens, grilled corn & honey vinaigrette $26 VG
  • Harissa lamb fillets w roasted kumara, chargrilled capsicum, feta, parsnip crisps & mixed greens w a mint dressing & tzatziki $28

Pizzette

  • Roast mushrooms, mixed vegetables, red onion, mozzarella & thyme  $20 V
  • Roast chicken, w bacon, mushrooms feta & mozzarella $20
  • Prosciutto w white mozzarella, oregano & rocket
  • Chilli Haloumi w confit garlic, kasundi, sweet peppers & mozzarella $20
  • Pepperoni w sage, mushrooms & mozzarella $20     
  • Chilli prawns w semi dried tomatoes, red onion, kasundi, roast peppers, paprika & mozzarella $20
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  • Soup of the day, please ask your waiter    Cup  $6  Bowl $15

Pasta

  • Kumara gnocchi w herbed chicken in a creamy tomato sauce $20/$26
  • Orecchiette w basil pesto, roast pumpkin, walnuts, broccoli, rocket & roast peppers  $28 V
  • Spaghetti carbonara w bacon, egg, cream & parmesan $28
  • Penne w duck, mushrooms, baby spinach & tomato ragu $28

Risotto $20/28

  • Duck w shitake mushrooms & crispy shallots
  • Prawns, asparagus, chilli, garlic, onion, herbs & lemon G
  • Roast pumpkin w sage, blue cheese & pinenuts V
  • Chicken, feta, spinach, oven dried tomatoes & oregano G

Mains

  • Todays fish $38
  • New Zealand Eye fillet w duck fat potatoes, asparagus, onion rings, béarnaise sauce & pinot jus $38 G
  • Herbed roast mushrooms, w roast vegetable & kumara gratin w pea, mint & feta crush & a spiced tomato sauce  $34 V
  • Rolled pork belly stuffed w rosemary, garlic & fennel seeds w sauteed potato, chorizo, spinach & shallots, w cider jus & rocket & parmesan salad $35
  • Harissa marinated NZ Lamb fillets on butternut & cumin puree w cubed roasemary potatoes, sauteed mixed vegetables & jus  $37 G
  • Chicken saltimbocca w roast potatoes, spinach & shallots w a lemon cream sauce $33 G

Sides

  • Parmesan crusted onion rings $8 V
  • Duck fat potatoes $9 G
  • Greek salad w tomatoes, cucumber, feta & olives VG $9
  • Rocket & parmesan salad w balsamic dressing G $9
  • Sauteed garlic green beans $8 VG

Desserts

  • Apple Crumble cheesecake w whipped cream & vanilla bean ice cream  $14.5
  • Double chocolate and caramel brownie w cream $11.50
  • Ice Cream/Sorbet w cantucci $12
  • Individual pear & ginger pudding served warm w caramel sauce & ice cream $13
  • Mini pavlova w berry compote & whipped cream $12
  • Affogato - ice cream w a shot of coffee & cantucci $10
  • Biscotti - Italian biscuit $1
  • Vivace specialty cheese (80 grams) $15.00 each or $45 Platter (3)

Amex and Diners are accepted however a 2.8% surcharge will be added


Set Menus - available for minimum 10 guests

To be confirmed 24 hours prior to arrival

$45 Set Menu

Tapas Selection

  • Herb & chilli meatballs in a rich tomato ragu
  • Salt & pepper squid on rocket w ginger, chilli & caramel
  • Paprika chicken tulips w a green onion, mint & coriander sauce
  • Tuscan dip -  semi dried tomatoes,kalamata olives, cream cheese, artichokes & confit garlic w toasted ciabatta
  • Parmesan crumbed mushrooms w a chilli & parmesan aioli
  • Roast chicken pizza w bacon, mushrooms, feta & mozzarella
  • Chicken caesar salad w baby cos, crispy bacon, croutons, soft boiled egg, white anchovies & a caesar dressing
  • Harissa marinated NZ lamb fillet salad w roasted kumara, chargrilled capsicum, feta, parsnip crisps & mixed greens w a mint dressing & tzatziki
  • Chicken risotto w feta, spinach, oven dried tomatoes & oregano
  • Prawn risotto w asparagus, chilli, garlic & lemon
  • Orecchiette w basil pesto, roast pumpkin, walnuts, broccoli, rocket & roast peppers  
  • Kumara gnocchi w herbed chicken in a creamy tomato sauce
  • Penne w duck, mushrooms, baby spinach & tomato ragu

$55 Set Menu

Tapas selection

  • Bruschetta w tomato, garlic & coriander salsa topped w prosciutto
  • Salt & pepper squid on rocket w ginger, chilli & caramel
  • Paprika chicken tulips w green onion, mint & coriander sauce
  • Tuscan dip -  semi dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, cream cheese, artichokes & confit garlic w toasted ciabatta
  • Paella  Balls - chicken, chorizo, prawns, tomato & paprika w saffron aioli
  • Seared scallops on citrus cream cheese & crumbled black pudding
  • Harissa Marinated NZ lamb fillet salad w roasted kumara, chargrilled capsicum, feta, parsnip crisps & mixed greens w a mint dressing & tzatziki
  • Kumara gnocchi w herbed chicken in a creamy tomato sauce
  • Chicken risotto w feta, spinach, oven dried tomatoes & oregano
  • Prawn risotto w asparagus, garlic, chilli & lemon
  • Orecchiette w basil pesto, roast pumpkin, walnuts, broccoli, rocket & roast peppers  
  • Rolled pork belly stuffed w rosemary, garlic & fennel seeds w sauteed potato, chorizo, spinach & shallots w cider jus & rocket & parmesan salad 
  • Chicken Saltimbocca w roast potatoes, spinach & shallots w a lemon cream sauce
  • Herb roast mushrooms w roast vegetable & kumara gratin, pea, mint & feta crush w a spiced tomato sauce

$65 Set Menu

Tapas Selection

  • Salt & pepper squid on rocket w ginger, chilli & caramel
  • Parmesan crumbed mushrooms w a chilli & parmesan aioli
  • Paprika chicken tulips w green onion, mint & coriander sauce
  • Gorgonzola, marinated figs, honeycomb w bread
  • Bruschetta w tomato, garlic & coriander salsa topped w prosciutto
  • Tuscan dip - semi dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, cream cheese, artichokes & confit garlic w toasted ciabatta
  • Harissa lamb fillet salad w roasted kumara, chargrilled capsicum, feta, parsnip crisps & mixed greens w a mint dressing & tzatziki
  • Kumara gnocchi w herbed chicken in a creamy tomato sauce
  • Chicken risotto w feta, spinach, oven dried tomatoes & oregano 
  • Prawn risotto w asparagus, chilli, garlic, onion, herbs & lemon
  • Orecchiette w basil pesto, roast pumpkin, walnuts, broccoli, rocket & roast peppers
  • Herb roast mushrooms w roast vegetable & kumara gratin, pea, mint & feta crush & a spiced tomato sauce
  • New Zealand Eye fillet w duck fat potatoes, asparagus, onion rings, béarnaise sauce & pinot jus
  • Todays fish
  • Chicken saltimbocca w roast potatoes, spinach & shallots w a lemon cream sauce
  • Duck fat potatoes & Greek salad w vine tomatoes, cucumber, feta & olives

$75 Set Menu

Tapas Selection

  • Salt & pepper squid on rocket w ginger, chilli & caramel
  • Parmesan crumbed mushrooms w a chilli & parmesan aioli
  • Paprika chicken tulips w green onion, mint & coriander sauce
  • Gorgonzola, marinated figs, honeycomb w bread
  • Bruschetta w tomato, garlic & coriander salsa topped w prosciutto
  • Tuscan dip - semi dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, cream cheese, artichokes & confit garlic w toasted ciabatta
  • Harissa Marinated NZ lamb fillet salad w roasted kumara, chargrilled capsicum, feta, parsnip crisps & mixed greens w a mint dressing & tzatziki
  • Kumara gnocchi w herbed chicken in a creamy tomato sauce
  • Chicken risotto w feta, spinach, oven dried tomatoes & oregano
  • Prawn risotto w asparagus, chilli, garlic, onion, herbs & lemon
  • Orecchiette w basil pesto, roast pumpkin, walnuts, broccoli, rocket & roast peppers
  • New Zealand Eye fillet w duck fat potatoes, asparagus, onion rings, béarnaise sauce & pinot jus
  • Chicken Saltimbocca w roasted herb potatoes, baby spinach & shallots w a lemon cream sauce
  • Herb roast mushrooms on roast vegetable & kumara gratin w feta, mint & pea crush & a spiced tomato sauce
  • Today’s fish
  • Green salad w vine tomatoes, cucumber, olives & feta  
  • Duck fat potatoes
  • Mini Pavlova w berry coulis & cream 
  • Double chocolate & caramel brownie w cream
  • Affogato – ice cream w a shot of coffee & biscott
  • Tea or coffee
All set menus can be three courses with dessert if requested

VIVACE 

Xmas Menu Coming Soon