Menu

Featuring dishes that reflect the day

Best seasonal ingredients brought to your plate

Every day we strive to serve world class dishes. On top of our regular menu items, we bring you specials which reflect daily changes – the weather, breeding seasons, growing seasons and harvests all impact our kitchen every day, presenting our chefs with challenges and opportunites! We love to share that with you, our guests, in our Daily Specials. For Scarecrow, great food isn’t just about the ingredients; it’s about where it comes from, who makes it, how it makes it way to the plate, and finally, how it’s enjoyed.

Scarecrow stewards this process every step of the way. The food is ethically sourced and prepared by a detail-orientated team that strives to ensure every plate reflected the skill and energy gone into making memorable meals. Come enjoy a quick dinner before a show or linger over a meal paired with drinks from our carefully considered cellar. Tables and spaces available to suit quiet evenings or livelier engagements.

A delicious start to the day

Classic, creative or simply wholesome, your choice

Beginning the day (available until 3pm)

Pastries

– Croissant
with butter & jam
Almond croissant
Swedish Langd


$4
$5
$6
$6
Fruit Salad

local seasonal fruits with yogurt ,
or coconut yoghurt


$9
+ 1 V
Scarecrow Cereal

apple syrup & olive oil toasted organic oats, seeds, dried fruit, seasonal compote, yoghurt, milk

$12
+ 1 V
+2 Gluten Free
Pain Perdu

vanilla & cardamom custard, berries, mascarpone, nut brittle

$18
Banana & Black Tahini Cakes

compote, coconut yoghurt, apple syrup

$18
Bagel

with cream cheese & jam
with cream cheese & avocado

$8
$10
Salmon Bagel

Matakana Smokehouse Gravalax, cream cheese, capers, onion, avocado, greens

$18
Vegan Galette

daily preparation*

$12
Bruschetta

daily preparation*
for a slice
for two slices


$8
$12

Eggs (available until 3pm)

Shakshuka

eggs baked in spicy tomato sauce, toasted sourdough
— add lamb merguez sausages

$14
+ 6
Vegan Shakshuka

fried tempeh in spicy tomato sauce, toasted sourdough
— add smoked mushroom
— add marinated feta

$12
Italian Scramble

3 eggs, butter, mascarpone, sourdough, seasonal greens
— Add nigella hot smoked salmon
— add lamb merguez sausages
— add avocado

$12
+7
+6
+3
Kedgeree

poached eggs, hot smoked salmon, red rice, peppers & peas

$21

Sandwiches (available from 11am until 3pm)

Chicken
Special

– avocado, aioli

$12
$12
Brisket on Rye

kraut, pickle, mustard

$20

A meal to suit every occasion

Dishes for all diners

All day meals (11am to 9pm)

Soup

sourdough & butter

$12
Vegetarian Salads

1 for
2 for
3 for
Add: chicken salad
marinated feta
grilled artichokes


$8
$12
$15
+5
+5
+8
Olives

NZ selection with semi-dry tomatoes, preserved lemon

$9
Warm Hummus

caramalised onion, dukkah, pide

$12
Spinach & grilled artichoke dip

cashew cream, pide

$14
Rillettes plate

radicchio, pickle, mustard, toasted rye

$22
Mezze

Smoked mushroom, dips, marinated & pickled vegetable, olives, pide

$35
Duck salad

pickled cherry, cacao vinaigrette & bitter greens

$18
Pear Salad

Blue cheese mousse, walnut & seasonal greens

$16
Crudo

Matakana olive oil, citrus cured market fish, fennel, chilli, avocado

$18
Bouillabaisse

saffron & tomato broth, potato, market fish, roullie & crouton

$24
Mediterranean Lamb

braised lamb shoulder, feta & cauliflower puree, kale salad

$26
Chickpea Chile Verde

fried tofu, tomatillo salsa, free-range kale, cashew cream & cauliflower crumb

$22
Puy Lentil Casserole

– fragrant herb, wilted spinach, sweet onions, peas, potatoes
with smoked mushrooms
– or lamb merguez sausages

$21

$27

Relaxed & refined dining

Prix Fixe menu before a show or leisurely A La Carte

Ending the Day (5pm until 9pm)

Venison Rump

spiced butternut mash, red current jus, brussel sprout

$34
Duck Confit

braised red cabbage with cumin, puy lentils, orange gastrique

$30
Catch of the Day

daily preparation

$30
Trust the Chef

daily preparation

$35

All-day Treats

Warm Apple Strudel

with cream or yoghurt
+Vanilla-bean ice cream

$12
+3
Seasonal Tart

with cream or yoghurt
+ vanilla-bean ice cream

$9
+3
Fruit Salad

seasonal local fruits, vanilla ice cream

$12

Sweets After 5pm

Pumpkin parfait

spices, coffee, chocolate

$12
Quark mousse

Mahoe quark, manuka honey, citrus, nuts

$12
Coffee & chocolates

Two artisan truffles and coffee

$10
Affogato

Espresso and vanilla ice cream

$10

Relaxed & refined dining

Prix Fixe menu before a show or leisurely A La Carte

Prix Fixe Menu

Two Courses

Three Courses

$40
+10

To Start

Crudo

Raw market fish
daily preperation

$18
Tortellini

Pumpkin, feta and spinach
sumac raisin beurre noissette

$18

Main

Chickpea Chile Verde

Fried tofu, tomatillo salsa, kale
cashew and artichoke cream

$22
Daily Braise

Lamb shank, mushroom
Parmesan polenta, peas

$26

Wine Matches

By the glass

Ask about tonight’s pairing

$8

To Finish

Pumpkin Parfait

Spices, coffee, chocolate

$12
Apple Crumble

house made with icecream

$12
Local wines to compliment our menu

A few favourites selected from our wine list

Red wines

Tinpot Pinot Noir

Classic black cherry notes, soft and silky tannins and well-balanced acidity

$45
Obsidian Shiraz/Syrah

Floral, pepper and black fruit aromatic on the palate with fine natural acidity

$45
Vin Alto Montepulcian Merlot Cabernet

Vin Alto Montepulciano
Full and mellow Chianti-style wine, blend of Montepulciano and Merlot

$37
Heron’s Flight - Sangiovese Reserve

Coloured with rich tannins. Huge
concentration displaying forest-floor, dark berries and brambles

$98

White wines

Westbrook Pinot Gris

Spice and floral laden, notes of pear and quince. Finely textured with great presence and persistence.

$39
Craggy Range Sauvignon Blanc

Dry and mineral wine with flavours of lime, passion fruit and white peach

$48
Passage Rock Reserve Chardonnay

Complex aroma of citrus and toast with flint notes. The palate is rich with a generosity and length.

$68
Bald Hills - Riesling

Refreshingly citrus and floral flavours with a touch of sweetness

$58