Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
39 Abel Smith St, Te Aro, Wellington CBD
Ph: 04 384 9085
For over 165 years, their home in Te Aro has been a favourite meeting place for locals. Spaces to relax, wine, dine, dance or enjoy a coffee – The Cross has something for everyone. Their free range and plant based meals proudly feature local, fair trade and ethical produce.
Mon–Fri 8am–late; Sat & Sun 9am–late
This venue prefers bookings.
Festival Dish plus matched Wellington regional beverage
With alc$ 35 00
Flaxseed-crusted sous-vide lamb rack, cauliflower purée, kawakawa mint jelly, caramelised pancetta Brussels sprouts (GF, NF)
Three courses, plus matched Wellington regional beverage
With alc$ 55
Dates stuffed with orange, thyme and Kingsmeade Mt Bruce Havarti wrapped in pancetta (GF, NF)
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Dates stuffed with orange, thyme and homemade cashew nut cheese in homemade bean curd 'bacon' (GF, DF, VV, V)
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Homemade raspberry jam-filled lamington, dipped in Whittaker's Dark Ghana and coconut, with whipped coconut cream (DF, NF, V, VV)
LUNCH + DINNER: Havana coffee or Six Barrel Soda Co. or Paper Road Pinot Noir 2014 or DINNER: Garage Project Trois Fleurs
Kāpiti Fried Cauli (K.F.C)
Original recipe fried cauliflower with homemade vegan 'jack cheese', mayonnaise and lettuce in a Pandoro Kaiser bun with slaw, mash and Parkvale Mushroom gravy (DF, NF, Pesc, V, VV).
Matched w Garage Project Trois Fleurs
With beer$ 29 50
Spiced Apple Martini
Vodka and Cointreau with star anise, cardamom, sarsaparilla and nutmeg-infused fresh apple and lemon juice. Accompanied by fresh dates stuffed with orange, thyme and Havarti, wrapped in pancetta (GF, NF, Pesc option, V option, VV option).
Star anise, cardamom, sarsaparilla and nutmeg-infused fresh apple and lemon juice. Accompanied by fresh dates stuffed with orange, thyme and Havarti, wrapped in pancetta. (VV option)
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