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
  • Muhammara dip- tomato, capsicum, walnut & paprika w toasted ciabatta $12 V
  • Tuscan dip - cream cheese, semi dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, artichokes& confit garlic w toasted ciabatta $12 VG
  • Anchovies marinated in lime & chilli oil w bread $11
  • Citrus cured salmon tartare w citrus cream cheese, lemon oil & fresh ciabatta $14 
  • Marinated olives & feta w fresh ciabatta $12 V
  • Gorgonzola, marinated figs & honeycomb w fresh bread $13  V
  • Caprese - Spanish vine tomatoes, Clevedon buffalo mozzarella & fresh basil $14 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

  • Chilli & herb meatballs in a rich tomato ragu $14
  • Seared  chorizo w parsley, chives & apple cider $15
  • Moroccan chicken tulips w habanero aioli $13 G
  • Seared scallops on citrus cream cheese & crumbled black pudding $15
  • Baked beetroot w balsamic drizzle, goats chees & chives $14 V
  • Almond stuffed Medjool dates wrapped in bacon w blue cheese & jus $14
  • Pan fried chilli & herb marinated haloumi w lemon & fresh bread $15 V
  • Sticky pork ribs w green chilli salsa $14
  • Parmesan crumbed mushrooms w a chilli & parmesan aioli $12 V
  • Crispy 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

  • Chilli & herb 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
  • 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, 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 confit dauck, mushrooms, baby spinach & tomato ragu $28

Risotto $20/28

  • Chorizo, mushrooms & spinach G
  • Prawns, capers, chilli, garlic & lemon G
  • Sweet pepperdews, sugarsnaps, soft herbs & lemon zest V
  • Chicken, caramelized onions, mushroom & oregano G

Mains

  • Todays fish $37
  • New Zealand Eye fillet w duck fat potatoes, wilted greens, onion rings, béarnaise sauce & pinot jus $38 G
  • Confit Duck leg w butternut & cumin puree, braised red cabbage, herbed potatoes & cherry jus $34
  • Chilli marinated Haloumi on roast vegetable & kumara gratin w sauteed mixed vegetables $33 V
  • Slow cooked Beef cheeks w tomatoes & olives on saffron & soft herb risotto w gremolata $35
  • New Zealand Lamb fillets crusted w  parmesan & pistacchio nuts on white bean puree w rosemary potatoes, baby carrots, zucchini & jus $37 G
  • Confit pork belly w apple puree, chorizo white mozzarella croquettes w celery & apple slaw $36 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
  • 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

  • Chilli & herb meatballs in a rich tomato ragu
  • Crispy squid on rocket w ginger, chilli & caramel
  • Moroccan chicken tulips w habanero aioli
  • Tuscan dip - cream cheese, semi dried tomatoes,kalamata olives, artichokes & confit garlic w toasted ciabatta
  • Muhammara dip -tomato, capsicum, walnut & paprika 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
  • Chorizo risotto w mushrooms & spinach
  • Prawn risotto w capers, 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 confit duck, mushrooms, baby spinach & tomato ragu

$55 Set Menu

Tapas selection

  • Bruschetta w tomato, garlic & coriander salsa topped w prosciutto
  • Crispy squid on rocket w ginger, chilli & caramel
  • Moroccan chicken tulips w habanero aioli
  • Tuscan dip - cream cheese, semi dried tomatoes, kalamata olived, artichokes & confit garlic w toasted ciabatta
  • Muhammara dip - tomato, capsicum, walnut & paprika w toasted ciabatta
  • 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
  • Chorizo risotto w mushrooms & spinach
  • Prawn risotto w capers, garlic, chilli & lemon
  • Orecchiette w basil pesto, roast pumpkin, walnuts, broccoli, rocket & roast peppers  
  • Slow cooked Beef cheeks w tomatoes & olives on saffron & soft herb risotto w gremolata 
  • Chicken Saltimbocca w roast potatoes, spinach & shallots w a lemon cream sauce
  • Chilli marinated Haloumi w roast vegetable & kumara gratin w sauteed mixed vegetables

$65 Set Menu

Tapas Selection

  • Crispy squid on rocket w ginger, chilli & caramel
  • Parmesan crumbed mushrooms w a chilli & parmesan aioli
  • Moroccan chicken tulips w habanero aioli
  • Gorgonzola, marinated figs, honeycomb w bread
  • Bruschetta w tomato, garlic & coriander salsa topped w prosciutto
  • Tuscan dip - cream cheese, semi dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, 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 caramelized onion, mushrooms & oregano 
  • Chorizo risotto w mushrooms & spinach
  • Orecchiette w basil pesto, roast pumpkin, walnuts, broccoli, rocket & roast peppers
  • Chilli marinated haloumi w roast vegetable & kumara gratin w sauteed mixed vegetables 
  • New Zealand Eye fillet w duck fat potatoes, wilted greens, 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 spanish vine tomatoes, cucumber, feta & olives

$75 Set Menu

Tapas Selection

  • Crispy salt & pepper squid on rocket w ginger, chilli & caramel
  • Parmesan crumbed mushrooms w a chilli & parmesan aioli
  • Moroccan chicken tulips w habanero aioli
  • Gorgonzola, marinated figs, honeycomb w bread
  • Bruschetta w tomato, garlic & coriander salsa topped w prosciutto
  • Tuscan dip - cream cheese, semi dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, 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 caramelized onion, mushrooms & oregano
  • Prawn risotto w capers, chilli, garlic & lemon
  • Orecchiette w basil pesto, roast pumpkin, walnuts, broccoli, rocket & roast peppers
  • New Zealand Eye fillet w duck fat potatoes, wilted greens, onion rings, béarnaise sauce & pinot jus
  • Chicken Saltimbocca w roasted herb potatoes, baby spinach & shallots w a lemon cream sauce
  • Chilli marinated Haloumi w roast vegetable & kumara gratin w sauteed mixed vegetables
  • Today’s fish
  • Green salad w spanish vine tomatoes, cucumber, 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 

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