Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant

Relax, wine, dine, dance or enjoy a coffee – The Cross has something for everyone, including a huge beer garden to soak up the sun.

Bookings: Contact us by phone, email or through our website

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Events - August 1 - 31

Water and Wine

Develop a new appreciation for the difference water can have on the enjoyment of wine and food in this tasting evening of fine wine, artesian water and canapés. Matt from Antipodes will guide you through why Antipodes is a perfect dinner table companion, while Palliser Estate’s chief winemaker Guy McMaster will introduce their delicious wines, and share his wisdom on the history and practices of the vineyard. Matched with thoughtfully designed canapés from Southern Cross Garden Bar kitchen team, enjoyed while relaxing on a couch in the guest room.

  • DFDairy Free_possible
  • GFGluten Free_possible
  • NFNut Free_possible

Dates:

Various times throughout August

Aug 14, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Aug 15, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Price: $25

Event enquiries: marketing@thecross.co.nz - Georgia Clarke

Dine - August 1 - 16

Festival Dish

Horowhenua red, gold and chioggia baby beetroot, Shoots NZ microgreens, falafel, tofu mayo, dukkah and manuka smoke.

  • DFDairy Free
  • GFGluten Free
  • NFNut Free_possible
  • VVVegan
  • VVegetarian

Price: $23

Availability: Lunch & Dinner

Regional Beverages

Wine:
Nautilus, Southern Valleys Pinot Noir: $15

Non-Alcoholic:
Homemade, Beetroot, Rosemary & Lemon soda : $5

Cocktail:
Scapegrace Gin, Scapegrace Gin, Beetroot, Rosemary & Lemon : $12

Burger - August 17 - 31

DoubleDoubleCheese Please

Double beef patties with double cheese, free-range streaky bacon, barbeque and mayo on a cheese sauce coated Pandoro milk bun, with shoestring fries. Matched with Garage Project Golden Path - Juicy Session Hazy IPA.

  • GFGluten Free_possible
  • NFNut Free

Garage Project Beer Match: Golden Path - Juicy Session Hazy IPA

Price: $25 / with Garage Project beer $35

Cocktail - August 1 - 31

Covfefe-tini

A spiced Rum and Havana coffee nitro espressotini. Accompanied by homemade coffee macarons with Whittaker's dark chocolate and Seedlip-spiced ganache. Non-alcoholic option brought to you by Seedlip.

  • DFDairy Free
  • GFGluten Free
  • VVegetarian

Price: $22

Fake News Covfefe-tini

Mocktail

A Seedlip Spice 94 non-alcoholic spirits and Havana coffee espressotini. Accompanied by homemade coffee macarons with Whittaker's dark chocolate and Seedlip-spiced ganache.

  • DFDairy Free
  • GFGluten Free
  • VVegetarian

Price: $22