Exclusive Bookme Special - 3 Course Dinner valued at up to $76 - From ONLY $42!
Experience superb fine dining at Ambrosia with an exquisite contemporary global menu!
As the first licensed restaurant in Rotorua, Ambrosia offers the choice of dining indoors or outdoors with retractable ceilings, perfect for smart casual dining or meeting friends for a coffee. Ambrosia has live music most Friday nights and Sunday afternoons, a great atmosphere and delicious food!
Perfect for gatherings, celebrations and just a short stroll from Lake Rotorua, enjoy an incredible experience at Ambrosia!
Choose your three course dinner from our delicious modern menu below:
Entrée: (choose one)
Shrimp Tacos/T.O.D -Dried coconut, lime & coriander slaw, shredded kohlrabi, smoked paprika salt, mango chilli mayo. DF/VO
Trio Of Salmon - Trio of salmon, beetroot cured salmon gravlax, salmon cru with wasabi caviar, smoked salmon eclair. GFO
Sage and Onion Gnocchi - Sage & onion gnocchi, crisp prosciutto wafer, fried leeks, parsnip crème. V
Swiss Gruyere Croquette - Honey glazed ham, swiss cheese croquette, poached egg, balsamic crème, parmesan brittle. VO
Steam Pot Mussels - Garlic and white wine, cream, toasted ciabatta. GF
Duck liver parfait - Toasted crostini, duck liver parfait, red currant jelly, prosciutto, red onion jam, garlic olive oil. GFO
Grilled Prawn - Grilled prawn tails, smoked potato puree, salad greens, confit tomato. GF
Mains: (choose one)
Tuna Niçoise - Rare seared fresh tuna, capers, red onion, lemon oil, french beans, sous vide egg, olive, cherry tomato, wakame seaweed. GF/VO
Mediterranean Salad - Quinoa & chickpea, sundried tomato, black olive, feta & pistachio crumb, fresh rocket, basil pesto dressing. Optional: add olive oil poached salmon. V
Pulled Pork Salad - Low 'n' slow pulled pork, romaine lettuce, tomato, avocado, coriander, boiled egg, red pepper & char sui dressing. DF/GF
Smoked Chicken & Cashew Salad - House smoked chicken with crispy noodle, Asian slaw, roasted cashew, honey & ginger vinegarette. DF
Baby Beet & Goat Cheese Salad -Roasted baby beet, goat cheese, toasted almonds, spinach, broad beans, cherry tomatoes, fresh pear, aged balsamic vinegarette. Optional: add lamb kofta. GF/VO
Steak & Chips - Prime aged rib eye - cooked to your liking, fries, dressed garden salad, red wine jus. Optional: add egg or mushroom sauce. GF
Fish & Chips - House made Tiger beer batter, fresh fish of the day, fries, dressed garden side salad. Optional: add egg. DF
Gourmet Beef Burger -250g house made beef burger, beefsteak tomatoes, smoked onion jam, gherkin relish, jalapeno relish, cheese croquette.Optional: add egg.GFO
Swine N Pine Burger - Honey glazed leg ham, grilled pineapple, cabbage slaw, tomato & apple jam, chipotle mayo. GFO
S.T.P Vegan Burger - Chermoula spiced chickpea burger, vegan mayo, salad greens, fresh tomato, your choice of regular, gluten-free or chapati bread. VG
Bahn Mi Birger - Low 'n' slow, sweet 'n' spicy pulled pork, pickles, shredded cos lettuce, sandwiched between house made chapati bread. DFO
Beef Brisket - Braised beef brisket, potato tartlet, shallot jam, wilted baby spinach, whole roasted garlic. GF
Spanish Salmon - Grilled Akaroa salmon, smoked paprika & basil crust, confit tomato, french beans, potatoes, rocket. GF
Chicken Marbella -Chicken thigh, roasted prunes & olives, Moroccan scented couscous, hush puppies, pan jus. GFO
Lamb Rump -Sous vide lamb rump, maple kumara puree, chermoula, seasonal roast vegetable, red wine jus. GF
Eye Fillet - Oven-roasted eye fillet, roasted pumpkin & beetroot puree, shiitake mushroom, your choice of green peppercorn sauce, red wine jus or café de Paris butter. GF/DFO
Duck - Crispy skin duck breast, braised red cabbage with red wine & juniper berry, bread dumplings. GFO/DF
Low 'N' Slow Pork - 15 hour roasted pork belly, roasted parsnip & carrot, salted apple caramel, calvados jus, seasonal greens, pea puree. GF
Dessert: (choose one or select a dessert cocktail instead)
Cherry Rhubarb Crumble - Dark cherry & rhubarb crumble, vanilla bean ice cream, crème anglaise.
Poached Pear -Saffron spiced poached pear, vegan coconut yoghurt, pistachio crumb, Persian floss. VG/GF
Espresso Mousse Brownie - Rich chocolate brownie, espresso mousse, chocolate ice cream, salted caramel. GF
Lemon Drop - Meyer lemon curd, lemon sorbet, pink meringue, freeze-dried raspberry, vanilla mascarpone, flamed marshmallow. GF
Ambrosia - Strawberry mousse, marshmallow greek yoghurt, mixed berry compote, woven sugar basket, berry coulis. GF
Dessert Cocktails: (can be selected instead of a dessert)
Scorched Almond - Delightfully decadent, chocolate liqueur, Amaretto, Kahlua, splashed with double cream.
Espresso Martini - When a British top model walked into a London bar in 1984 and asked for a drink that could wake and "beeeep" her up (you know we would never swear), the famous Espresso Martini was born. Sophisticated, edgy and unexpectedly strong.
Jaffa - Classical combination of chocolate and orange, chocolate liqueur, Cointreau, chocolate syrup, double cream.
Anzac Coconut Cookie - Our take on the classic, world-famous in New Zealand biscuit, invented during WW1, that we have tweaked into a delicious cocktail. Malibu, golden syrup, vanilla vodka, coconut cream, chocolate soil.
GF- Gluten Free
GFO - Gluten Free Option
DFO - Dairy Free Option
DF - Dairy Free
V - Vegetarian
VO - Vegetarian Option
VG - Vegan
All prices are shown in NZD ($)
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