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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 Bullys home dips, balsamic oil & dukah
Small  12.00     To Share   18.00
Warmed Triple Garlic Loaf
Filled with melted garlic & herb butter    8.70
Olives Side dish of garlic, chilli marinated black Kalamata & jumbo green olives 5.50
Bully Hayes Famous Seafood Chowder
An abundance of New Zealand seafood, served with garlic olive &  herb bread
Regular serve   14.30   Large serve   18.00

Our Homemade Soup of the Day
Served with garlic olive &  herb bread
Regular serve   12.30     Large Serve   15.80
 Crisp & Spicy Battered Chicken Burger
200g chicken breast shallow fried in our secret herbs and spices with crispy bacon, tasty cheese, salad garnish, BBQ sauce and garlic aioli in a grilled brioche bun       24.00
Bully’s Kiwi Burger
Prime beef mince patty, gruyere cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, beetroot, egg, onion relish & aioli in a grilled brioche bun      24.00
Cheese Burger
Prime beef mince patty, double gruyere cheese, sliced gherkin, red onion, Bully’s special burger sauce, salad in a grilled brioche bun      23.50
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 brioche bun       26.00

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      28.20
Gourmet Vegetarian Sandwich      [V]
Spiced kumera & chickpea patty topped with char grilled Mediterranean vegetables, Portobello mushroom, rough hummus, grilled haloumi cheese, eggplant relish served on char grilled Turkish bread and fresh salad         23.50

Bully’s Tapa Plates

Bully’s Combo Tapa Platters Choose 3 Plates 40.00 Choose 5 Plates 70.00
Popcorn Chicken
Chicken thigh pieces marinated in ginger and soy. Crispy fried served with chipotle dipping mayonnaise 16.00

Tempura Prawns (9)

Garlic marinated prawn cutlets tempura battered with sweet chilli mayonnaise 16.00

Gurnard Fish Tacos (3)

Spiced fillets of gurnard grilled and served in tacos filled with Bully’s slaw and topped with creamy chipotle mayo and fresh lime 17.50

Crispy Chicken Wings

Marinated chicken wings coated in seasoned flour and cooked till crispy, served with devilled sauce 16.00

Char Siu BBQ Pork Riblets

Twice cooked Chinese BBQ style baby back ribs with hoisin, Shaoxing and spices. Finger licking good! 16.00

Pulled Pork Bao Buns (3)

Spicy pulled pork filled mini Bao buns with our Asian slaw,finished with sriracha mayo and roasted peanuts 17.80

Herb Crumbed Mussel Flats (6)

Fresh herb & garlic butter crumb sprinkled over mussels in ½ shell and grilled till golden with fresh lemon 16.00

Spiced Crispy Squid Tentacles

Fried squid tentacles served with sriracha mayo and fresh lemon 16.00

Patatas Bravas

Crispy potato wedges drizzled with smoky salsa brava and garlic aioli. Finished with grilled cheese and bacon lardons 15.00

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

Winter Warmers

Braised Lamb Shank
Canterbury lamb shank slowly braised with tomatoes, red wine, herbs and vegetables. Served on horseradish & parsley potato mash with buttered green peas and braising juices 32.00

Smoking BBQ Beef Brisket

Cooked low and slow in our BBQ smoker for 10 hours, sliced and served on Moroccan couscous with bacon barbeque sauce 32.00

Light Mains

Seafood Paella [G]
Arborio rice infused with crayfish bisque and saffron tossed with pan-fried mussels, prawns, calamari, fish and chorizo. Garnished with shaved fennel and lemon 31.00

Beetroot and Feta Ravioloni Pasta [V]

Roasted Winter root vegetable selection tossed with ravioloni in Napoli sauce. Finished with fresh baby spinach and parmesan cheese 27.50

Monkfish Curry [G]

Monkfish in a tomato coconut curry sauce with red lentils. Topped with salsa and accompanied with basmati rice and poppadum 29.00

Prawn, Sundried Tomato Pesto & Ricotta Linguine Pasta

Pan-fried prawn tails tossed with sundried tomato pesto, crayfish bisque and fresh herb ricotta. Mixed with spinach linguine and finished with baby spinach leaves and lemon 29.50

Seafood Selection

Seafood Platter [G]
Chef’s daily choice of local seafood’s including Bully’s hot smoked salmon, salmon pate, salmon gravlax, ceviche, poached salmon, marinated mussels, herb butter grilled mussel flats, tempura prawns, crispy squid and Thai fish cake with dipping sauces 42.80
Side of char-grilled breads 4.80

Battered Chatham Island Blue Cod [G]

Fillets of Blue Cod freshly cooked to order in Bully’s crispy golden batter. Served with fresh salad greens, home-made tartare, lemon wedges and French fries 32.00

Akaroa Sea Run Salmon [G]

Skin fried 180g salmon fillet served on a medley of seasonal poached vegetables in a seafood broth topped with crispy fried squid tentacles 32.00

Steamed Marlborough Mussel Bowl [G]

Premium green lip mussels steamed with Thai coconut, tomato curry sauce and coriander. Served with grilled pumpernickel bread to mop up the juices 500g 17.80 1kg 27.80

West Coast Whitebait Omelette [G]

The revered West Coast delicacy served in a light omelette with salad greens, lemon wedges and grain toast 24.00


Bully’s House Salad with Arancini Balls [G,V]
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 23.50

Warm Winter Seasonal Salad [G, V]

Tempura portobello mushroom slices tossed with roasted winter vegetable medley and salad greens. Dressed with a blue cheese and orange dressing, topped with freeze dried raspberries 24.00

With grilled 200g aged Beef Rib-eye Fillet 13.00 With a Breast of Bully’s Smoked Chicken 9.50

With Bully’s House Cured Salmon Gravlax 11.00 With Hot Smoked Akaroa Salmon 11.00

[G] Able to be made gluten free     [V] Vegetarian
If you have any allergies please inform your waitperson

[G] Able to be made gluten free     [V] Vegetarian