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Lunch Menu

Bread Board
Bully’s bread selection of olive focaccia, pumpernickel ciabatta & sundried tomato bread warmed over the char-grill.  Served with a trio of Bully's dips, balsamic reduction, EV olive oil & dukkah
Small  13.50     To Share   21.50
Warmed Triple Garlic Loaf
Served with garlic & fresh herb infused butter    12.00
Olives Side dish of garlic, chilli marinated black Kalamata & jumbo green olives   8.00
Bully Hayes Famous Seafood Chowder
An abundance of New Zealand seafood, served with garlic olive &  herb bread
Regular serve   17.50   Large serve   20.50

Our Homemade Soup of the Day
Served with garlic olive &  herb bread
Regular serve   14.50     Large Serve   17.50
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All Burgers and Sandwiches served with seasoned French Fries & aioli
 Crisp & Spicy Battered Chicken Burger
200g chicken breast  fried in Bully's herb & spice coating served with crispy bacon, tasty cheese, salad garnish, BBQ sauce and garlic aioli in a grilled milk bread bun       28.00
Bully’s Kiwi Burger
Prime 180g beef mince patty, gruyere cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, beetroot, egg, onion relish & aioli in a grilled milk bread bun      28.00
Cheese Burger
Prime 180g beef mince patty, double gruyere cheese, sliced gherkin, red onion, Bully’s special burger sauce, salad in a grilled milk bread bun      27.00
Chatham Blue Cod Burger
Crispy battered Chatham Island blue cod fillets with sweet chilli, tartare, lettuce, tomato, cucumber and red onion rings in a grilled milk bread bun       29.50

Open Sandwiches
Ribeye Steak Sandwich
Aged 200g Ribeye of beef char grilled to your liking with gruyere cheese, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, onion relish & aioli served on char grilled Turkish bread      33.00
Gourmet Vegetarian Sandwich      [V, Vegan Available]
Spiced kumera & chickpea patty topped with char grilled Mediterranean vegetables, Portobello mushroom, rough sundried tomato hummus, grilled haloumi cheese and eggplant relish. Served on char grilled Turkish bread and fresh salad         27.00
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Bully’s Tapa Plates

Bully’s Combo Tapa Platters Choose 3 Plates 55.00,  Choose 5 Plates 88.00
Popcorn Chicken
Chicken breast strips marinated in ginger, soy and sesame. Crispy fried, served with chilli and roasted black garlic aioli  [GF, DF]  19.50

Tempura Prawns (9)

Seasoned prawn cutlets, tempura battered with sriacha 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      19.00

Beef Cheek Yorkshire Puddings  (3)
Braised beef cheek & brisket 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 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 finished with guacamole 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 Ribs
Twice cooked Chinese BBQ style baby back ribs with hoisin, shaoxing and spices         21.50

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

Spicy Chipotle in Adobo Pulled Pork Bao Buns (3) 
Baby Bao buns filled with Bully's coriander slaw, slow cooked pulled pork, sriracha mayo and toasted peanuts.


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

Pork Belly Bites

Crispy pork belly cubes crispy 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 diced jalapeno's. Panko crumbed and served with Bully's green tomato relish  [V]   19.00

Patatas Bravas

Crispy agria potato wedges drizzled with smoky salsa brava sauce and garlic aioli. Finished with grilled cheese and bacon lardons 19.00
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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 spiced 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 and confit garlic. Tossed 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 tri flavoured 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 steak, 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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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 and wrapped in prosciutto. Served on a crispy Caesar salad with croutons, smoked bacon, olives, shaved parmesan and topped with a soft poached egg


Cone of Paprika Salt Seasoned French Fries with Aioli   13.00

Leafy Salad Greens with garden vegetables with orange mustard vinegarette   10.50

[GF] or able to be made gluten free

[V] Vegetarian [DF] Dairy Free

If you have any allergies, please inform your waitperson