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.
NB: Menu subject to change.

Items with D-V-G indicate Dairy free, Vegetarian and Gluten free

 

Cold Tapas

  • Fresh bread w extra virgin olive oil & sea salt $8 DV
  • Romesco dip w toasted ciabatta $13
  • Gorgonzola, marinated figs, honeycomb w bread $13 V
  • Bruschetta w tomato, coriander, garlic and prosciutto $13 D
  • Anchovies marinated in lime & chilli oil w bread $11 D
  • Salmon Rillette w toasted ciabatta $14 VG
  • Veal carpaccio w tuna, chive & caper mayo $15 DG

Hot Tapas

  • Kumara, chorizo & mozzarella croquettes w parmesan aioli $13
  • Chicken tulips w pepper, lime & ginger $13 DG
  • Salt & pepper squid w chunky tartare  sauce $12 DG
  • Crispy skin free range pork belly w jus $13.5 DG
  • Mushrooms in a herb & parmesan crumb w chilli & parmesan aioli $11 V
  • Today’s Arancini balls $13
  • Caramelized scallops w mint & ginger salsa $14 DG
  • Fishcakes wrapped in prosciutto $12
  • Spicy chermoula prawns $13 DG
  • Caramelized lamb ribs rocket & citrus salsa verde $13 DG
  • Spicy beef meatballs w a rich tomato ragout $13 D
  • Mozzarella & goats cheese balls with honey $14 V
  • Spicy beef & cheese empanadas w parmesan & chilli aioli $12

Pizzette

  • Slow cooked lamb, caramelized onion & feta $20
  • Pesto chicken, bacon, mushrooms & brie $20
  • Classic Pepperoni w sage, mushrooms & feta $20
  • Chilli Halloumi, roast garlic & tomato, sweet peppers $20 V   
  • Soup of the day, please ask your waiter $15

Salads

  • Smoked salmon, baby beets, pear & walnuts w horseradish cream dressing $28 G
  • Grilled Haloumi w cos, rocket, black olives, avocado and fennel & an orange & chilli dressing $ 25 VG
  • Ceasar Salad w baby cos, crispy bacon, croutons, soft boiled egg, white anchovies & a ceasar dressing $24 w chicken $28
  • Lamb fillets w roasted kumara, pequillo peppers stuffed with feta & basil, on mixed greens with mint & olive dressing $28

Risotto $20/28

  • Clams, sliced pepperdews, roast leeks & saffron G
  • Chicken w vine tomatoes, feta, baby spinach & napoletana sauce G
  • Pumpkin w orange zest & rocket VG
  • Chorizo w mushroom & spinach G

Pasta

  • Kumara gnocchi w herbed chicken in a creamy tomato sauce $20/$25
  • Conchiglioni w shredded beef cheeks, drunken prunes, spinach & shitake mushrooms $28
  • Spaghetti w chilli & lime marinated prawns, vine tomatoes, spinach & crispy bacon w extra virgin olive oil $28 D
  • Tagliatelle carbonara w field mushrooms, pancetta bacon & garlic cream $28
  • Moussaka –  Eggplant, spinach, minced lamb w napoletana sauce & béchamel $28

Mains

  • Todays fish $36
  • Hot pot pie w mash $34
  • Eye fillet w smoked roast kumara, sautéed spinach, shallots & slow roast tomatoes w jus $36 GD
  • Roast tomatoes & goats cheese tart with roast baby vege, char grilled courgettes & romesco sauce $32 VG
  • Seared lamb cutlets & confit shoulder on cubed potatoes, sweet pepper,confit garlic & shitake mushroom w a herb jus $35 GD
  • Chicken fillets wrapped in bacon on rosemary potaoes, sundried tomato, artichoke, olives & spinach w red wine jus $33 GD
  • Slow cooked beef cheeks w tomatoes &  black olives on saffron risotto $34

Sides

  • Lemon roasted zucchini, broad beans, peas, baby carrots & shallots $9 VGD
  • Cubed roasted rosemary potatoes $8 VG
  • Parmesan crusted onion rings $8 V
  • Mixed salad – mesclun, tomato, cucumber, feta & balsamic vinaigrette $9 VG

Desserts

  • Apple Crumble cheesecake w cream $13.5
  • Chocolate & raspberry tart with cream and berry coulis $13
  • Double chocolate and caramel brownie with cream $11.50
  • Ice Cream/Sorbet w biscotti $12
  • Individual pear & ginger pudding served warm w caramel sauce & Ice cream $13
  • Mini pavlova w passionfruit $12
  • Affogato - ice cream w a shot of coffee & biscotti $10
  • Biscotti 2 pieces $1
  • Vivace specialty cheese (80 grams) $13.50 each or $35 Platter (3)

 

Set Menus

Available for minimum 10 guests - to be confirmed 24 hours prior to arrival
$40 Set Menu
Tapas Selection
Spicy beef meatballs w a rich tomato ragout
Salt & pepper squid w chunky tartare sauce
Chicken tulips w pepper, lime & ginger
Salmon Rillette   w toasted ciabatta
Romesco dip w toasted ciabatta
Mushrooms in a herb & parmesan crumb w chilli & parmesan aioli
 
Then a choice of
Pepperoni pizza w fresh sage, mushrooms & feta
Kumara Gnocchi w herbed chicken in a creamy tomato sauce
Chicken ceasar salad w baby cos, crispy bacon, croutons, soft boiled egg, white anchovies & a ceasar dressing
Harissa lamb fillet salad w roasted kumara, pequillo peppers stuffed w feta & basil, on mixed greens w tsaziki, mint & olive oil dressing
Chorizo risotto with sautéed spinach and mushroom
Pumpkin risotto w orange zest & rocket
Spaghetti w chilli & lime marinated prawns, vine tomatoes, spinach, crispy bacon & extra virgin olive oil
Tagliatelle carbonara w field mushrooms, pancetta bacon & garlic cream
 
$50 Set Menu
Tapas selection
Salt & pepper squid w chunky tartare sauce
Bruschetta w tomato, coriander, garlic and prosciutto
Salmon Rillette w toasted ciabatta
Romesco dip w toasted ciabatta
Chicken tulips w pepper, lime & ginger
Caramelized scallops w mint & ginger salsa
 
Then a choice of
Harissa lamb fillet salad w roasted kumara, pequillo peppers stuffed w feta & basil, on mixed greens w tsaziki, mint & olive oil dressing
Kumara gnocchi w herbed chicken in a creamy tomato sauce
Chorizo risotto w sautéed spinach and mushroom
Pumpkin risotto w orange zest & rocket
Spaghetti w chilli & lime marinated prawns, vine tomatoes, spinach, crispy bacon & extra virgin olive oil
Eye fillet w smoked roast kumara, sautéed spinach, shallots & slow roast tomatoes w jus
Chicken fillets wrapped in bacon on herb potatoes, sundried tomatoes, artichoke, olives & spinach w pinot jus
Roast tomatoes & goats cheese tart with roast baby vege, char grilled courgettes & romesco sauce
 
$60 Set Menu
Tapas Selection
Spicy chermoula prawns
Salt & pepper squid w chunky tartare sauce
Caramelized lamb ribs rocket & citrus salsa verde
Gorgonzola, marinated figs, honeycomb w bread
Salmon Rillette w toasted ciabatta
Bruschetta w tomato, coriander, garlic and prosciutto
 
Then a choice of
Harissa lamb fillet salad w roasted kumara, pequillo peppers stuffed w feta & basil, on mixed greens w tsaziki, mint & olive oil dressing
Kumara gnocchi w herbed chicken in a creamy tomato sauce
Spaghetti w chilli & lime marinated prawns, vine tomatoes, spinach, crispy bacon & extra virgin olive oil
Roast tomatoes & goats cheese tart with roast baby vege, char grilled courgettes & romesco sauce
Eye fillet w smoked roast kumara, sautéed spinach, shallots & slow roast tomatoes w jus
Todays fish
Chicken fillets wrapped in bacon on herb potatoes, sun dried tomato, artichoke, olives & spinach w a pinot jus
 
Accompanied by
Cubed roasted rosemary potatoes & Mixed salad – mesclun, tomato, cucumber, feta & balsamic vinaigrette
 
VEGAN OPTIONS
 
Gluten free breads w olives, extra virgin olive oil & sea salt $8
 
Gluten free Bruschetta w tomato, coriander & garlic $11
 
Vegetable salad w roast kumara, baby cos, rocket, black olives, avocado, fennel & an orange & chilli dressing $26
 
Rosemary gourmet potatoes, chilli, lemon roasted zucchini, broad beans, peas, baby carrots & shallots w balsamic reduction $26
 
Pumpkin risotto w orange zest & rocket $19/26
 
Fresh fruit $12