ARBORIST ROOFTOP BAR & EATERY

The decor is rustic but the food is anything but.  Seared and smoked beef with pine needle ash, wild venison backstrap with spiced kumara foam, wakame’ and zucchini noodle salad with chilli mayo and green beans, these are a few of the dishes we offer here at the arborist.   With a focus on fresh and local ingredients our chefs can often be found roaming the hills of wellington, foraging for seasonal ingredients to be used in the kitchen.  You would be amazed at what they can find right in our backyard!

Our menu is based around a selection of small plates and we recommend sharing with your friends and family to get the most out of the menu.  There is a wide range available with all dietary requirements catered for.  If you are in the mood to indulge try one of our award winning burgers.

Breakfast
Monday to Friday 7am- 10am
Saturday brunch 8am - 3pm
Sunday brunch 8am - 2pm

Lunch
Monday –Saturday: 12pm - 3pm
Dinner
Monday - Saturday: 5pm - Late
Closed
Sunday afternoon
Public Holidays

 

Menu

This menu is available
Monday - Friday 12pm - 3pm
Saturday from 5pm - late

PROTEINS

Market fish POA

Seared beef – rosemary, pine needle ash, candied beetroot & handpicked nasturtium $15 GF/DF

Mutton backstrap – pine & rosemary salted, pistachio mint crumb, preserved plum jus $17 GF/DF

Crispy pork belly – parsnip puree & house gravy $15 GF

Crispy tofu – sticky ginger soy glaze $10 GF/V/DF

Jerk chicken - jamaican marinated boneless thigh $13 GF/DF

Salt & pepper squid – wasabi kewpie & coconut $12 GFO/DF

GF: gluten free V: vegan DF: dairy free O: option

GREENS

Superslaw - kale, carrot, red onion, corn, nuts, cabbage, fix n fog peanut butter, nuts & seeds $8 GF/V

Beetroot n kumara – citrus smoked feta, nasturtium walnut & berry dressing $9 GF/VO

Roast cauliflower - shaved fennel, parsley & hazelnuts $10 GF/DF/V

Zucchini noodles - seaweed, green beans & vegan chilli & orange mayo $9 GF/DF/V

Wild rice - grilled okra, pickled kohlrabi, currants & curried yoghurt $11 GF/DFO/VO

Brussels sprouts - cranberries, anchovy mayo, crispy bacon $12 GF

TUMMY FILLERS

Grilled flat bread – sesame seed, bull kelp & kawakawa powder, hummus $10 V

Mediterranean falafel - tomato, israeli couscous, tzatziki $12 VO

Soup of the day - small bowl $8 large bowl $12

Parmesan fries - aioli $8 GF/VO

Fried potato & gravy - $8 GF/DF

BURGERS $14

Lumberjack burger  GFO
double beef, cheese, house pickles, special sauce

Hot bird burger  GFO
fried chicken, jalapenos, cheese, hot sauce

Tree lover  VO/GFO
double mushroom & black bean patties, cheese, house pickles & special sauce

Pulled pork – GFO
smoked apple mayo, sauerkraut slaw

Side of small parmesan fries $4

*All burgers can be served on lettuce buns

 

 

Available between 3pm - 5pm

BLOODY MARY, Fully Loaded
With Streaky bacon, slider, cheese, fried gherkin  $20

Parmesan fries with kewpie mayo $8 GF/ VO

Grilled flat bread, poppy seed, bull kelp & kawakawa powder, hummus $7 V

Southern fried halloumi chips w chilli yoghurt $11 GF avbl

Smoked fish croquettes with tomato basil aioli $9

House onion rings, aioli - $7.50

Cauliflower popcorn with lemon yoghurt $8 GF V

Southern fried chicken
with hot sauce and blue cheese dip or Smokey maple $15 GF avbl

Salt and pepper squid- wasabi kewpie & coconut $12 GF

Crispy Tofu- sticky ginger soy glaze $10 GF/V/DF

Prawns, cream, garlic, coriander, chilli, sourdough $15 GFO

Green bites- chickpea, broccoli, courgette bites, mint pea puree, blue cheese dip $10 VO

 

 

 

BREAKFAST & BRUNCH

Fully Loaded BLOODY MARY
With Streaky bacon, slider, cheese, fried gherkin  $20

Toast & Spreads -$7 grainy or sourdough with your choice spreads, fix & fogg peanut butter or house preserves GFO

Turkish Eggs-$14 soft poached, savoury Greek yoghurt, chilli nut butter, toasted coriander seeds and grainy toast GFO

Scrambled Eggs 2.0-$12  wood sorrel, chives, basil oil, grainy toast  GFO

Poached Eggs-$10 served on foccacia -Add wilted spinach and hollandaise $5 GFO

Fruit Salad-$10 honey, yoghurt; freeze dried berries, nuts & seeds GF/V

Muesli Bowl-$12 toasted muesli, honey, yoghurt, berry compote, freeze dried berries, nuts, seeds

French Toast-$16 made with ciabatta bread, served with lemon curd, berry compote & freeze dried berries.

Lumberjack Breakfast–$22 eggs, bacon, chorizo, beans, slow roasted tomato, kumara hash, sourdough   DFO/GFO

Vege Lover–$22 eggs, mushroom ragout, halloumi, beans, slow roasted tomato, kumara hash, avocado, grainy bread  DFO/GFO

Lamb & Kumara Hash-$18 fried egg, edamame beans, spinach, jus  GF/DF

Mushroom Ragout -$18 exotic wild mushrooms, panko crumbed poached egg, chives, grainy bread  DFO/VO

Smashed Avo-$15 avocado, spring onion, coriander, blistered cherry tomatoes, goats feta, grainy bread GFO/ VO

Scrambled Tofu –$14  orange, sesame, wilted nasturtium leaf, coriander, avocado grainy bread  GF/V

Add On:

Kumara hash brown $4
Garden salad $4
Mushroom Ragout $ 5
Hollandaise $4
Bacon $5
Chorizo $4
Slow roasted tomato $4
Guacamole  $4
Prosciutto $4

BURGERS $14

Lumberjack burger  GFO

Double beef, cheese, house pickles, special sauce

Hot bird burger  GFO

Fried chicken, jalapenos, cheese, hot sauce, milk bun

Tree lover  VO/GFO

chickpea, broccoli, zucchini patty, relish, aioli, milk bun

Chefs burger – changes weekly    POA

Side of parmesan fries small $4

*All burgers can be served on lettuce bun

 

 

 

 

COCKTAILS

Coconut Breeze  $16
Feijoa Vodka, cucumber & mint stirred through refreshing coconut water. Perfectly refreshing after a hard day.

Jameson Hibiscus Sour $16
Jameson’s Irish Whiskey, lemon juice, hibiscus sugar syrup, bitters & egg white. Relax after a hard day of log chopping with this silky smooth drop.

World famous fully loaded bloody Mary  $20
Now where do we start... just order one and bask in its glory- warning may take up to 15 minutes to create. The wait is worth it!!!

The Curious George  $20
Now where do we start... just order one and bask in its glory- warning may take up to 15 minutes to create. The wait is worth it!!!

Espresso Martini $17
Had a hard day? Try our signature espresso martini. Made with Harpoon coffee, Absolut vanilla vodka, Galliano ristretto, frangelico shaken and strained into a martini glass.

Margarita with a watermelon rim  $16
Tequila, cointreau, lime juice, agavé nectar, served on the rocks with a freeze dried watermelon and lime salted rim.

Gin Garden  $16
Beefeater gin, elderflower liquor, lemon juice, sugar and fresh rosemary. Shaken and strained over fresh ice, garnished with a sprig of rosemary

Rosebud  $16
Feelin’ like a classic? Vanilla Absolut, passion fruit, pineapple, cranberry juice, lemon shake and double strained.

Prosecco Raspberry Cooler with a freeze dried berry rim $16
Chambord raspberry liquor, lemon juice, sugar syrup, berries topped with prosecco. Served over ice.

We can also make classics, just ask our staff.