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57 Beach Road, Akaroa


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, Akaroa olive oil & dukkah
Small  12.50     To Share   18.50
Warmed Triple Garlic Loaf
Filled with melted garlic & herb butter    10.00
Olives 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
All Burgers and Sandwiches served with seasoned French Fries & aioli
 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       26.00
Bully’s Kiwi Burger
Prime beef mince patty, gruyere cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, beetroot, egg, onion relish & aioli in a grilled brioche bun      25.50
Cheese Burger
Prime beef mince patty, double gruyere cheese, sliced gherkin, red onion, Bully’s special burger sauce, salad in a grilled brioche bun      25.00
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 brioche bun       27.50

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      29.00
Gourmet Vegetarian Sandwich      [V, Vegan Available]
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         24.50

Bully’s Tapa Plates

Bully’s Combo Tapa Platters Choose 3 Plates 46.00 Choose 5 Plates 72.00
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]   18.00

Smoked Open Beef Marrow Bone
Lightly spiced with paprika and smoked, served with toasted ciabatta slices, butter and pickles   [GF available, DF]   17.50

Bully's Sliders  (3) - Mini Burgers with all the flavour - (No combinations)
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  18.00
Beef Cheek Yorkshire Puddings  (3)
raised beef cheek in a rich beef ragout served in yorkie puddings with pommes puree and crispy peelings   18.50

Korean Fried Chicken Wings

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

Pulled Pork Quesadilla
Slow roasted spicy pulled pork, black beans, red onion, spinach and cheese served in a flour tortilla finished with guacamole and salsa   17.50

BBQ Pork Riblets

Dry rubbed baby back pork ribs, slow roasted  and served with Bully's BBQ sauce and chimmi churri   [GF, DF]   18.00

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

Bao Buns (3)   3 x Spicy Pulled Pork 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   18.50

Groper Ceviche
Thinly sliced groper marinated in tigers milk and coconut cream. Served with pickled red onion and kumara crisps [GF, DF]   18.50

Pangrattato Mushroom Medley

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

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

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) 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]


Platters to Share 2-4 People

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


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

Add   Grilled 200g aged Beef Rib-Eye Fillet $13.00

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


Cone of Seasoned French Fries with Aioli $10.00

Leafy Green Salad $8.50

[GF] or able to be made gluten free

[V] Vegetarian [DF] Dairy Free

If you have any allergies, please inform your waitperson