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
  • Spicy pork sausage with sage mushroom & feta $20
  • Chilli halloumi, kasundi, roast garlic, semi dried 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, greens, black olives, char grilled peppers, avocado, fennel  & 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

  • Smoked duck, cherries & spinach G
  • Seared scallops, sliced pepperdews, roast leeks & saffron G
  • Roast pumpkin w orange zest, roast artichokes & crispy sage VG
  • Spicy pork sausage with broccoli & provolone cheese G

Pasta

  • Kumara gnocchi w herbed chicken in a creamy tomato sauce $20/$25
  • Rigatoni  w shredded beef cheeks, drunken prunes, spinach & shitake mushroom $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
  • Rolled pork belly with roasted herb potatoes, crushed apple, balsamic onions, rich jus & greens $35 GD
  • Chicken fillets wrapped in bacon on rosemary potaoes, sundried tomato, artichoke, olives & spinach w red wine jus $33 GD
  • Slow cooked  spicy Moroccan Lamb shank with  kumara mash & coriander $33
  • Braised beef cheeks with 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
Spicy Pork Sausage 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
Smoked duck risotto w cherries & spinach
Roasted pumpkin risotto w orange zest, roast artichokes & crispy sage
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
Smoked duck risotto w cherries & spinach
Roasted pumpkin risotto w orange zest, roast artichokes & crispy sage
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
Seared scallops, sliced pepperdews, roast leeks & saffron risotto
Smoked duck risotto w cherries & spinach
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, cos, greens, black olives, char grilled peppers, avocado, and a fennel orange & chilli dressing $25
 
Rosemary gourmet potatoes, chilli, lemon roasted zucchini, broad beans, peas, baby carrots & shallots w balsamic reduction $26
 
Roast pumpkin risotto w orange zest, roast artichokes & crispy sage $20/28
 
Fresh fruit $12