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57 Beach Road, Akaroa


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Dinner Menu

Bread Board
Bully’s bread selection of olive focaccia, pumpernickel ciabatta & sundried tomato bread warmed over the char-grill.  Served with our home made dips, balsamic oil & dukkah
Small  13.50     To Share   21.50

Warmed Triple Garlic Loaf
Served with garlic & fresh herb infused butter   12.00
Side dish of garlic, chilli & lemon marinated black Kalamata & jumbo green olives 8.00
Bully Hayes Famous Seafood Chowder
An abundance of New Zealand seafood, served with garlic, olive & herb focaccia
Regular serve   17.50   Large serve   20.50

Our Homemade Soup of the Day
Served with garlic, olive & herb focaccia
Regular serve   14.50     Large Serve   17.50

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  Entrees /Bullys Tapa Plates

Bully’s Combo Tapas Platter. Enjoy a tasty selection to nibble on with your drink
Choose 3 Plates 55.00      Choose 5 Plates 88.00

Popcorn Chicken
Chicken breast strips marinated in ginger, soy & sesame. Crispy fried, served with chilli and roasted black garlic aioli [GF, DF] 19.50

Tempura Prawns (9)

Seasoned prawn cutlets, tempura battered with sriracha aioli [DF] 20.50

Gurnard Fish Tacos (3)

Spiced fillets of gurnard, grilled and served in soft tacos filled with Bully’s slaw. Topped with creamy chipotle mayo and fresh lime [DF] 20.50

Akaroa Salmon Ceviche Bruschetta
Diced fresh salmon fillet with lime & coriander on grilled ciabatta fingers [GF avail] 21.00

Bully's Sliders (3) - Mini Burgers with all the flavour - (No combinations)
3 x Kumara rosti, sweet corn relish and slaw [Vegan] or 3 x Beef, tomato, cheese & pickle or 3 x Pork belly, chilli caramel and pickled red cabbage   20

Beef Cheek Yorkshire Puddings (3)
Braised beef cheek & brisket in a rich beef ragout. Served in our yorkie puddings with caramelised onions and horseradish cream   20.00

Korean Fried Chicken Wings

Marinated in buttermilk, fried in Bully's crispy seasoned coating and served with Gochujang chili sauce 20.50

Vegetarian Quesadilla
Slow roasted kidney & black beans, caponata, red onion, spinach and cheese served in a flour tortilla. Grilled and served with guacamole sour cream and salsa
Polenta Fries
Polenta, feta & herb chips deep-fried and served with roasted capsicum coulis and pesto [V, GF] 19.00

Char Siu BBQ  Baby Back Pork Riblets
Twice cooked Chinese BBQ style baby back ribs with hoisin, shaoxing and spices  21.50

Pan-fried Dumplings (9)
Pork & garlic dumplings, steamed and fried. Served with crispy shallots, kyupi mayo and chili jam [DF] [Vegan Available] 20.50

Spicy Chipotle in Adobo Pulled Pork Bao Buns (3)

Bao buns filled with Bully's coriander slaw, slow cooked pulled pork, sriracha mayo and toasted peanuts.

Mushroom Arancini Balls
Sautee mushroom, assorted cheese and caramelised onion and risotto balls. Coated in gluten free crumb and fried. Served with aioli and shaved parmesan [GF, V]

Pork Belly Bites

Crispy pork belly cubes fried with potato starch coating, chilli caramel drizzle and pineapple salsa [GF] 20.50

Three Cheese and Jalapeno Croquettes (9)
Barry's Bay cheese's and cheese curd croquettes with dices jalapenos.  Panko crumbed and served with Bully's green tomato relish [V] 19.00

Patatas Bravas

Crispy potato wedges drizzled with smoky salsa brava sauce and garlic aioli. Finished with grilled cheese and bacon lardons 19.00


       Bullys 12” Pizza

True Neapolitan pizza with Bully’s tomato base, mozzarella slices, fresh tomato and basil leaves. Drizzled with olive oil 27.00


Ask your server for our special of the day. Guaranteed to satisfy the hangriest of appetites. 30.00

Light Mains

Crispy Duck Pancakes     37.00
Spinach pancakes to fill with slow roasted shredded duck  breast. Served with hoi sin dressing, roasted peanuts and Asian slaw

Pan-fried Gnocchi and Mozzarella     34.00
Pan fried kumara and pumpkin gnocchi with cherry tomatoes, button mushrooms & confit garlic. Tossed with with mozzarella cheese and basil pesto topped with shaved parmesan  [V]

Braised Lamb Shank   [GF]     39.00
Large Canterbury hind shank slowly braised with tomatoes, red wine, herbs and vegetables. Served on horseradish & parsley potato mash with buttered green peas and braising juices 
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Seafood Selection

Battered Chatham Island Blue Cod     37.00
Fillets of Blue Cod freshly cooked to order in Bully’s crispy golden batter. Served with fresh dressed salad greens, home-made tartare, lemon wedges and seasoned fries (Pan-fried available)  [GF]

Akaroa Sea Run Salmon     37.00
180g honey & soya marinated salmon fillet served on fried sticky rice with edamame beans, shredded vegetables and bok choy with a mirin, soy and ginger drizzle

Garlic Prawn Linguine Pasta    34.00
Prawn cutlets fried with garlic, chilli, sundried tomato & spring onion. Tossed with spinach linguine pasta and finished with baby spinach

West Coast Whitebait Omelette    29.00
The revered West Coast delicacy served in a light omelette with thick white toast, salad greens, hand cut agria fries & aioli  [GF available]

Bully's Seafood Paella    37.00
Arborio rice infused with tomato, crayfish bisque and saffron, tossed with clams, mussels, prawns, fish, grilled calamari and spiced chorizo. Served with crusty baguette and smoked paprika butter

Steamed Marlborough Mussel Bowl     500g 20.50   1kg 32.50
Premium green lip mussels steamed in garlic, white wine and cream sauce with parsley. Served with crusty grilled baguette   [GF, DF available]

Platters to Share 2-4 People

Bully's Seafood Platter   74.50          Add a side of chargrilled breads 5.00
Local seafood showcased on one platter, grilled herb crumbed mussels, tempura prawns, marinated mussels & calamari rings, battered fish, steamed clams and mussels, scallops, whitebait omelette, our salmon three ways and ceviche served with dipping sauces

The Beast Board    90.00
From the Bully Hayes grill. Aged ribeye, Char siu baby back ribs, braised beef cheek Yorkshire puddings, crispy pork belly bites, beef and cheese sliders, spicy grilled smoked sausage, crispy chicken wings, bully’s slaw, fries, sauces and pickles
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Crispy Skin Groper Fillet  [GF]    45.00
Pan seared locally line caught groper served with an agria potato & lemon gratin, sautéed greens, crispy capers and beurre blanc sauce

Confit of Duck [GF, DF]   44.00
1/4 duck portion slow cooked, served with bacon and cannellini bean cassoulet, braised red cabbage, edamame beans, plum sauce and duck jus

Roasted Pork Belly   40.00
Crispy skinned pork belly, slow cooked. Served with beauregard kumara puree, pulled pork croquette, roasted shallots and finished with saffron apple sauce and jus

Silere Merino Lamb  [GF, DF]     43.00
Sous vide rump of lamb topped with a gremolata crust served on a kumara rosti with crushed peas & pea puree, burnt shallots and minted jus

High Country Venison Rump   40.00
Venison Rump char grilled to rare and served with a medley of balsamic and honey roasted kumara, parsnip pumpkin and beetroot with wilted spinach, blackberry & balsamic glaze and jus

Oven Roasted Chicken Supreme    41.00 
Breast and wing stuffed with cream cheese, apricot  and coated in a panko and herb crumb. Served with triple cooked gourmet potatoes with garlic and parmesan, baby carrots, apricot chutney and jus

Spinach & Exotic Mushroom Medley Risotto  [Vegan, GF]   36.00
Spinach & shitake risotto, topped with saute exotic mushroom medley, crispy kale, parmesan cheese and drizzled with herb oil


“Aged Beef” 280g Rib Eye [GF]    44.00
Reserve aged Rib Eye char grilled to your liking. Served with smokey bacon potato croquettes, broccolini and slow roasted tomato with café de Paris butter and jus of your choice

“Aged Beef” 220g Beef Eye Fillet [GF] $45.00
Reserve aged fillet char grilled to your liking. Served with agria mash infused with truffle oil, roasted baby carrots & button mushrooms, battered onion rings and accompanied with café de Paris butter and jus of your choice

Choice of Jus: Garlic & Peppercorn / Shallot, port & Mushroom / Red Wine


Sauteed greens selection with dukkah   9.00
Broccolini with toasted almonds and lemon      9.00
Balsamic and honey roasted kumara, parsnip, pumpkin and beetroot      9.00
Leafy salad greens with garden vegetables & orange & mustard dressing     10.50
Triple cooked gourmet potatoes with garlic and parmesan cheese    8.00
Pan fried gnocchi with pesto butter and parmesan cheese       9.00


Cone of Paprika Salt Seasoned French Fries with garlic aioli $13.00

Small side fries with aioli  $8.00


Bully’s House Salad with Arancini Balls [GF,V] $27.00

Fresh crisp seasonal garden salad greens, tomato, cucumber, olives, marinated feta, toasted nuts and seeds. Dressed with an orange, mustard and olive oil vinaigrette. Served with crispy  mushroom and cheese arancini balls

Add   Grilled 200g aged Beef Rib-Eye Fillet    14.00
Add    Grilled Lemon Butter Chicken Breast     11.00 
Add   Bully’s House Cured Salmon Gravlax     12.00
Add    Hot Smoked Akaroa Salmon                 13.00

Roasted Stuffed Chicken Breast Saltimbocca [GF] $37.00

Sous vide chicken breast stuffed with a selection of cheeses, wrapped in prosciutto served on a Caesar salad with croutons, smoked bacon, olives, shaved parmesan and topped with a free range soft poached egg

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[GF] or able to be made gluten free

[V] Vegetarian [DF] Dairy Free

If you have any allergies, please inform your waitperson