The Brass Monkey Cafe offers a comprehensive selection New Zealand and International Cuisine. We can create a custom menu for your special function or occasion.

410 The Esplande
Island Bay
04 383-5115

Trading Hours
Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-4pm (Brunch/Lunch)
Tuesday-Saturday: 5pm-late (Dinner)
Sunday: 10am-5pm

 Group Bookings and Private Functions Available
Fully licensed. Open All Public Holidays

Proprietors: Venus and Vince



Garlic Bread or Bread Basket



Homemade Hummus
Served with Vegetable Sticks and Corn Chips

Kumara and Zucchini Parcel
Served with Pumpkin and Coconut Sauce


Pate of the Day served with Wholemeal Toast

Smoked Salmon on Corn Fritters with Avocado Salsa $11.50
Traditional Shrimp Cocktail $8.00
Chicken Wings Marinated in Soya, Honey and Garlic
Served on Cabbage Slaw
Spinach and Fetta in a Golden Filo Parcel
Served with Sour Cream and Salsa
Green Lipped Mussels Sautéed in a Garlic Butter
Served with Pesto Hollandaise 



Fillet of Beef on Sautéed Spuds with a Cream of Mushroom Sauce


Porterhouse Steak with Garlic Butter or Cracked Pepper on a Medley of Onions, Mushrooms, Tomato's with Port Wine Jus

French Lamb Cutlets with Mint Sauce $17.00

Traditional Pan Fried Wiener Schnitzel


Chicken breast stuffed with Basil Pesto and Brie on Spinach and Spud with Avocado and Garlic Sauce

Crumbed Scallops with Tartare Sauce $22.00
Pan Fried Fish of the Day with Tri Noodles served with Mild Thai Sauce $19.50
Lasagna Traditional or Vegetarian $16.00
Pork Medallions Served with a Cream of Mustard Sauce $19.50
Grilled Hapuka Steaks  $20.00
Salad or Vegies $3.00