Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant

39 Abel Smith St, Te Aro, Wellington CBD

Ph: 04 384 9085

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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.

Hours:

Mon–Fri 8am–late; Sat & Sun 9am–late

Bookings:

This venue prefers bookings.

Wheelchair access?

Yes

DINE MENU

Lunch

Festival Dish plus matched Wellington regional beverage

$ 30 00

With alc

$ 35 00

Festival dish

Flaxseed-crusted sous-vide lamb rack, cauliflower purée, kawakawa mint jelly, caramelised pancetta Brussels sprouts (GF, NF)

Dinner

Three courses, plus matched Wellington regional beverage

$ 50

With alc

$ 55

Entrée

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)

Main

Festival Dish

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Burger

Dessert

Homemade raspberry jam-filled lamington, dipped in Whittaker's Dark Ghana and coconut, with whipped coconut cream (DF, NF, V, VV)

Beverage

LUNCH + DINNER: Havana coffee or Six Barrel Soda Co. or Paper Road Pinot Noir 2014 or DINNER: Garage Project Trois Fleurs

Burger

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

$ 22 00

With beer

$ 29 50
Cocktail

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).

$ 23 00
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Mocktail

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)

$ 15 00