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57 Beach Road, Akaroa


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 & dukah
Small  12.50     To Share   18.50

Warmed Triple Garlic Loaf
Filled with melted garlic & herb butter   10.00
Side dish of garlic, chilli marinated black Kalamata & jumbo green olives 6.50
Bully Hayes Famous Seafood Chowder
An abundance of New Zealand seafood, served with garlic, olive & herb bread
Regular serve   15.50   Large serve   18.50

Our Homemade Soup of the Day
Served with garlic, olive & herb bread
Regular serve   13.50     Large Serve   16.50

  Entrees /Bullys Tapa Plates

Popcorn Chicken $17.50

Chicken thigh pieces marinated in ginger and soy. Crispy fried, served with chilli and roasted black garlic aioli [GF, DF]

Tempura Prawns (9) $17.50

Seasoned prawn cutlets, tempura battered with coriander and chilli dipping sauce [DF]

Smoked Open Beef Marrow Bone $17.50

Lightly spiced with paprika and smoked, served with toasted ciabatta slices, butter and pickles [GF available, DF]

Gurnard Fish Tacos (3) $18.00

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

Sliders (3) - Mini Burgers with all the flavour - (No combinations) $18.00

3 x Haloumi, Capsicum Relish & Mushroom [V] or 3 x Beef, Cheese, Tomato & Pickle or 3 x Pork Belly, Chili Caramel and Pickled Red Cabbage

Beef Cheek Yorkshire Puddings (3) $18.00

Braised beef cheek in a rich beef ragout served in yorkie puddings with pommes puree and crispy peelings

Pulled Pork Quesadilla $17.50

Slow roasted spicy pulled pork, black beans, red onion, spinach and cheese served in a flour tortilla finished with guacamole and salsa

Korean Fried Chicken Wings $17.00

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

BBQ Pork Riblets $18.00

Dry rubbed baby back pork ribs, slow roasted and served with Bully's BBQ sauce and chimmi churri [GF, DF

Bao Buns (3) 3 x Spicy Pulled Pork or 3 x Chickpea and Caramelised Onion [V, DF] $18.50

Bao buns filled with Bully's coriander slaw, your selected topping, sriracha mayo and toasted peanuts

Fried Dumplings (9) $18.00

Pork & garlic dumplings, steamed and fried. Served with crispy shallots, kyupi mayo and chili jam [DF]

Pangrattato Mushroom Medley $18.00

Grilled medley of exotic mushrooms tossed in olive oil, Italian inspired breadcrumbs and fresh herbs [V, GF available, Vegan]

Groper Ceviche $18.50

Thinly sliced groper marinated in tigers milk and coconut cream. Served with pickled red onion and kumara crisps [GF, DF]

Three Cheese and Jalapeno Croquettes (9) $16.50

Barry's Bay cheese curd & mixed cheese croquettes with jalapeno's, panko crumbed and served with Bully's green tomato relish [V]

Patatas Bravas $16.50

Crispy potato wedges drizzled with smoky salsa brava and garlic aioli. Finished with grilled cheese and bacon lardons [GF]

Bully’s Combo Tapas Platter. Enjoy a tasty selection to nibble on with your drink

Choose 3 Plates 46.00 Choose 5 Plates 72.00

       Bullys 12” Pizza

True Neapolitan pizza with Bully’s tomato base, mozzarella slices, fresh tomato and basil leaves. Drizzled with olive oil 25.00


Ask your server for our special of the day. Guaranteed to satisfy the hangriest of appetites. 28.00

Light Mains

Braised Beef Pappardelle $34.00

Braised beef cheek and brisket in a rich beef ragout, pappardelle pasta, smoked mushrooms and spinach. Finished with parmesan cheese and truffle oil

Sri Lankan Jackfruit Curry $32.00

Hearty jackfruit & coconut curry served with roti and a tomato, coconut rice [GF, DF, Vegan]

Seafood Spaghetti $33.00

Crab, prawns and littleneck clams sauteed with garlic, cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs and crispy panko crumbs. Tossed with spaghetti and olive oil [DF]

Moroccan Braised Lamb Shank $36.00

Slow braised merino lamb in a rich tomato caponata. Served on a warm Moroccan spiced toasted couscous salad with fresh herbs and preserved lemon [DF]

Traditional Northern India Goat Curry $34.00

Pieces of wild goat leg, slow cooked in Bully's homemade aromatic spices served with Indian flatbread and spiced rice

Battered Chatham Island Blue Cod $34.50

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) m [GF]

Akaroa Sea Run Salmon Risotto $34.00

150g skin fried salmon fillet served on a spinach and lemon risotto finished with crispy salmon skin and parmesan wafer [GF]

Steamed Marlborough Mussel Bowl 500g 18.50 1kg 28.50

Premium green lip mussels steamed in white wine, cream and dill sauce, served with crusty baguette [GF]


Portuguese Arroz de Marisco Seafood Paella [GF] Single Portion 35.00 To Share 65.00

Arborio rice infused with tomato, crayfish bisque and saffron, tossed with clams, mussels, prawns, fish, grilled calamari and smoked chorizo. Served with crusty baguette and smoked paprika butter

Bully's Seafood Platter $65.50   Add a side of chargrilled breads 5.00

Local seafood showcased on one platter, grilled herb crumbed mussels, tempura prawns, fish goujons, scallops, fish tacos, steamed clams and mussels, tuna loin, our salmon three ways, ceviche, and grilled calamari served with dipping sauces

The Beast Board $80.00

From the Bully Hayes grill. Aged ribeye, pork ribs, crispy chicken wings, Yorkshire puddings with braised beef cheek, beef sliders, smoked sausage, pulled pork, Bully's slaw, pickles and fries

Braised Merino Lamb Shoulder Platter [GF,DF] $68.00

12 hour marinated and cooked Merino lamb shoulder oyster, served with sautéed garden greens, garlic & thyme hassel back potatoes, roasted yams, mint sauce and red wine jus


Crispy Skin Groper Fillet [GF] $39.00

Pan seared locally line caught groper served with potato & lemon gratin, sautéed winter greens and beurre blanc sauce

Confit of Duck [GF, DF] $39.00

1/4 duck portion marinated in orange, thyme and garlic, slow roasted and served with roasted yams and braised fennel & carrot. Finished with blackberry and orange compote

Roasted Pork Belly $37.00

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

High Country Venison Rump $37.00

Venison Rump char grilled to rare and served with Bully's house made pumpkin gnocchi, sauté wilted spinach and cherry tomatoes, sage butter and red wine jus

Spinach and Exotic Mushroom Medley Risotto [V, Vegan available] $35.00

Spinach and shitake risotto topped with sautéed exotic mushroom medley, rocket, parmesan cheese and drizzled with herb oil


“Aged Beef” 280g Rib Eye [GF] $40.50

Reserve aged Rib Eye char grilled to your liking. Served with garlic & thyme hassel back potatoes, baby carrots topped with café de paris butter and jus of your choice

“Aged Beef” 220g Beef Eye Fillet [GF] $42.00

Reserve aged fillet char grilled to your liking. Served with truffle mash, grilled portabelo and caramelised onion stuffed tomato. Accompanied by café de Paris butter and jus of your choice

Grilled Chicken Breast 300g [GF] $36.50

Skin on char grilled and oven baked breast served with a vegetable rosti, grilled baby corn, smoked capsicum relish, wilted baby spinach, café de Paris butter and jus of your choice

Choice of Jus: Garlic & Peppercorn / Smoked Mushroom / Red Wine


Sauteed winter greens selection with dukkah $6.00

Mini Caesar salad $6.00

Bully's slaw with toasted seeds and spiced mayo $6.00

Mixed garden salad with orange & mustard dressing $6.00

Grilled mushrooms with fresh herb butter $6.00

Roasted Yams with chimmi churri sauce $6.00

Baby carrots with white balsamic and honey $6.00

Cone of French Fries with garlic aioli $10.00

Small side fries $6.00


Bully’s House Salad with Arancini Balls [GF,V] $25.00

Fresh crisp seasonal garden salad greens, tomatoes, cucumber, olives, marinated feta, nuts and seeds dressed with an orange & mustard olive oil vinaigrette. Served with mushroom and cheese arancini balls

Warm Couscous Salad [Vegan] $25.00

Moroccan inspired toasted couscous salad with a warm ragout of winter vegetables, olives, capers and tomato. Finished with rocket and macadamia nuts


Grilled 200g aged Beef Rib-Eye Fillet $13.00

Bully’s House Cured Salmon Gravlax $11.00

Hot Smoked Akaroa Salmon $11.00

Roasted Stuffed Chicken Breast Saltimbocca [GF] $35.00

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 Forage Farm soft poached egg


[GF] or able to be made gluten free

[V] Vegetarian [DF] Dairy Free

If you have any allergies, please inform your waitperson