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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
Chicken thigh pieces marinated in ginger and soy. Crispy fried, served with chilli and roasted black garlic aioli [GF, DF] 17.50

Tempura Prawns (9)

Seasoned prawn cutlets, tempura battered with coriander and chilli dipping sauce [DF] 17.50

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] 18.50

Akaroa Salmon Ceviche Bruschetta
Diced fresh salmon fillet with lime & coriander on toasted ciabatta fingers [GF avail] 18.50

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, smoked cheese & pickle or 3 x Battered blue cod bites & tartare 18.00

Beef Cheek Yorkshire Puddings (3)
Braised beef cheek in a rich beef ragout served in yorkie puddings with caramelised onions and horseradish cream

Korean Fried Chicken Wings

Marinated in buttermilk, fried in Bully's crispy coating and served with Gochujang sauce 17.00

Vegetarian Quesadilla
Slow roasted black beans and caponata, red onion, spinach and cheese served in a flour tortilla finished with guacamole and salsa
Polenta Fries
Polenta, feta & herb chips deep-fried and served with roasted capsicum coulis and pesto [V, GF] 16.50

Venison Short Ribs
Venison short ribs cooked in a sticky BBQ bourbon sauce with chimi churi [GF] 18.50

Pan-fried Dumplings (9)
Pork & garlic dumplings, steamed and fried. Served with crispy shallots, kyupi mayo and chili jam [DF] [Vegan Available] 18.00

Bao Buns (3)
3 x Pork belly with Szechwan plum sauce or 3 x Chickpea and Caramelised Onion [V, DF]

Bao buns filled with Bully's coriander slaw, your selected topping, sriracha mayo and toasted peanuts. ( No combinations)

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

Pork Belly Bites

Crispy pork belly cubes with chilli caramel drizzle and pineapple salsa [GF] 18.00

Three Cheese and Jalapeno Croquettes (9)
Barry's Bay cheese curd & mixed cheese croquettes with jalapeno's, panko crumbed and served with Bully's green tomato relish [V] 16.50

Patatas Bravas

Crispy potato wedges drizzled with smoky salsa brava and garlic aioli. Finished with grilled cheese and bacon lardons 16.50

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

Choose 3 Plates 48.00 Choose 5 Plates 78.00

       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

Crispy Duck Pancakes     36.00
Spinach pancakes filled with slow roasted shredded duck & served with hoi sin dressing, roasted peanuts and Asian slaw

Pan-fried Gnocchi and Mozzarella     32.00
Crispy fried gnocchi with confit cherry tomatoes and garlic, served with rich creamy mozzarella cheese and finished with pesto  [V]

Seafood Selection

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)  [GF]

Akaroa Sea Run Salmon     34.00
180g skin fried salmon fillet served on a salad of freekeh tabbouleh with fresh summer vegetables and chimi churi to finish

Garlic Prawn Linguine Pasta    32.00
Prawn cutlets fried with garlic, chilli, sundried tomato & spring onion. Tossed with linguine pasta and finished with rocket

West Coast Whitebait Omelette    28.00
The revered West Coast delicacy served in a light omelette with thick white toast, shredded iceberg lettuce and hand cut fries with aioli  [GF available]

Bully's Seafood Paella    36.00
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

Steamed Marlborough Mussel Bowl     500g 19.50 1kg 29.50
Premium green lip mussels steamed in a garlic tomato broth with fresh basil, served with crusty garlic  baguette   [GF, DF available]

Platters to Share 2-4 People

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, marinated mussels & calamari rings, battered fish, steamed clams and mussels, whitebait omelette, our salmon three ways and ceviche served with dipping sauces

The Beast Board    80.00

From the Bully Hayes grill. Aged ribeye, BBQ venison ribs, braised beef cheek Yorkshire puddings, crispy pork belly bites, beef and cheese sliders, smoked sausage, bone marrow croquets, crispy chicken wings, bully’s slaw, fries, sauces and pickles


Fish Of the Day      POA

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

Confit of Duck [GF, DF]   40.00

1/4 duck portion slow cooked, served with braised red cabbage, orange & fennel salad, puffed pearl barley and parsnip puree.

Roasted Pork Belly   38.00

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   40.00

Venison Rump char grilled to rare and served on a salad of Israeli cous cous, seasonal grilled vegetables with a blackberry & balsamic glaze

Vegetarian - Vegan     35.00

Kumara & blackened corn cake with confit cherry tomatoes, chargrilled broccolini, roasted capsicum coulis pickled cauliflower & dukkah


“Aged Beef” 280g Rib Eye [GF]    42.00

Reserve aged Rib Eye char grilled to your liking. Served with broccolini and polenta fries topped with café de Paris butter and jus of your choice

“Aged Beef” 220g Beef Eye Fillet [GF] $43.00

Reserve aged fillet char grilled to your liking. Served with spring carrots, bone marrow croquet and fondant potato. Accompanied by café de Paris butter and jus of your choice

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


Baby sugarsnap peas and spring carrots with feta and minted butter    7.50
Broccolini with toasted almonds and lemon     7.50
Asian inspired coleslaw with toasted sesame seeds     7.50
Mixed garden salad with orange & mustard dressing     7.50
Tossed Iceberg lettuce and tomato with toasted seeds     7.50
Pan fried gnocchi with pesto butter and parmesan cheese     7.50

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

Mango Crispy Noodle Salad     25.00
Mango slices tossed with crispy noodles, mung beans, avocado, crispy broad beans, cashews, iceberg lettuce, kumara & capsicum. Dressed with a mango and chilli dressing  [V]

Add   Grilled 200g aged Beef Rib-Eye Fillet    13.00
Add    Grilled Morocan Chicken Breast     11.00 
Add   Bully’s House Cured Salmon Gravlax     11.00
Add    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