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HOME GROWN

Things don’t travel very far before you eat them at Sherwood. On a piece of land that was covered with bracken, a few wilding pines and an abandoned kitchen sink, we created a large vegetable garden, which we farm under organic principles. It changes the way we cook: growing seasons in Queenstown are shorter because of our southerly position, so particular varieties of plants come and go very quickly, and we have to take advantage of that.

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IF WE CAN'T GROW IT OR FORAGE FOR IT, WE BUY IT LOCALLY

LOCAL AND SUSTAINABLE

We gather produce from all over Central Otago – wild thyme and rosemary, highly fragrant and full of flavour from the craggy hills of the Kawarau Gorge, Birch Bolette mushrooms from a secret spot somewhere above Lake Hayes, elderflower, fruit, nuts and berries from trees that grow wild around the basin, many planted by early settlers in a bid to give themselves something to eat.

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A SENSE OF PLACE

We draw inspiration from the landscapes we call home. The ingredients, flavours, colours and textures of our food and drink reflect the changing seasons and we look forward to welcoming you in.

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DUNCAN FORSYTH

Wine Maker / Community champion

Getting involved in the burgeoning Central Otago wine industry while contributing to the local community seem the most natural thing in the world to Duncan Forsyth. Not content to lead the development of organic wine making practice in the region through his Gibbston Valley winery, Mt Edward, Duncan has also overseen the establishment of Queenstown's spectacular community run LUMA festival of light.

In the spirit of generosity and leadership, they've become famous for, Mt Edward was the first local winery to make wine for our house bottled programme.

The team at Mt Edward are committed to far more than making bloody great wine. As Duncan says, "if we want to leave any sort of legacy, it’s that in 200 years’ time people will still be talking about it. It will have become part of the social fabric. That starts with the understanding of our place and respect to Tangata Whenua."

BREAKFAST

7AM-11AM


Sourdough toast & seasonal preserve

8

Steel cut oats, rhubarb, honey & clotted cream

12

Bacon & Egg focaccia roll

14

Sherwood muesli, heritage pears, yoghurt

14

Baked eggs, garden greens, dukkah & sourdough

16


LUNCH

12PM-3PM


Sherwood Soup

12

Wood fired pumpkin & kale salad, dukkah & labneh

14

Twice cooked potatoes

10

WOOD FIRED FLATBREADS

Confit garlic, wild oregano

8

Shaved artichokes, leek, mustard, smoked mozzarella & truffle oil

16

House made pork njuda, sprouting brocolli & pickled chilli

18


DINNER

5PM-LATE


WOOD FIRED FLATBREAD

Confit garlic & wild oregano

8

Shaved artichokes, leek, mustard, smoked mozzarella & truffle oil (v)

16

House made pork nduja, sprouting broccoli & pickled chilli

18

Te Mana lamb bacon, onion jam, pecorino cheese & rosemary

20

Bluff blue cod, fennel, capers & preserved lemon

18

EVERYTHING ELSE

Winter persimmon, goats cheese & candied walnuts (v, gf)

12

Wagyu tongue carpaccio, celeriac& parsley verde (gf)

12

Sherwood garden white beets, mandarin, olive & horseradish (v) (gf)

14

Skewered chicken oysters, plum laque & sage (gf)

14

Smoked warehou croquettes

14

Wood fired pumpkin, seed dukkah, hung yoghurt (v, gf)

14

Kale salad, raisin relish, artichoke, ricotta salata (v, gf)

14

Wood roasted caulilini, whipped black garlic (v, gf)

14

Hand made rye noodles, shiitake mushrooms & rainbow chard (v)

24

Whole flounder, seaweed butter, urenika potato crisps & sorrel (gf)

32

Sherwood duck sausage, parsnip, crab apple & mizuna

24

Slow cooked Te Mana lamb shoulder, preserved tomato, olive & mint serves 2-4 (gf)

68

Twice cooked potatoes, creme friache, hot sauce

10

Chocolate fondant, malt ice cream, pinot cherries

16

Quince tart, hotel honey, yoghurt sorbet

16

DRINKS


LOCAL, NATURAL WINES FROM THE BARREL

Mt Edward Pinot Blanc

10

Mt Edward Pinot Noir

12

Carrick Sauvignon Blanc

12

Aurum Pinot Gris

12

Mt Edward Chardonnay

12

Carrick Jose Rose

12

Aurum Libera Pinot Noir

16

*Wines available by the 1/2 bottle and the bottle

BOTTLES FROM THE CELLAR

Methode Traditionelle, Quartz Reef, Brut NV

79

Lelarge-Pugeot Champagne, NV, Vrigny, FR

140

Pierre Peters Champagne, Marne, FR

360

Te Whare Ra, Toru, Field Blend '19, Marlborough NZ

66

The Boneline, Barebone, Chardonnay '18, Waipara NZ

61

Gibbston Valley, China Terrace, Chardonnay '18, Central Otago NZ

94

Gutt Ogau, Theodora, Gruner Veltliner '18, Burgenland, AT

100

Robbers Dog, Zephyr, Orange Sauvignon Blanc '18, Marlborough NZ

68

Puszta Libre, Zweigelt Sankt Laurent '18, Burgenland AT

66

Raisins Gaulois, M&C Lapierre, Gamay '18, FR

72

Dube, Tirari, Field Blend '18, Mc LarenVale AU

55

Chateau Couronneau, Bordeaux Superieur, Merlot '16, FR

75

Organised Chaos, Syrah '19, Hawkes Bay, NZ

72

APERITIFS

Mount Edward Elderflower Vermouth

10

Karven Rosso

10

Karven Bianco

10

GIN

Dancing Sands Dry, Takaka

9

Broken Heart, Queenstown

10

Applewood, Gumeracha

10

Roots, Marlborough

11

Sacred Springs Sunkissed, Takaka

12

Wild Diamond, Wanaka

13

Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz, Healesville

16

The Source Gin, Cardrona

12

The Source Barrel Aged, Cardrona

17

VODKA

Dancing Sands, Takaka

9

Broken Heart, Queenstown

10

Blue Duck, Tauranga

11

Mt Eden, Auckland

12

Wild Diamond, Wanaka

13

The Reid, Cardrona

13

TEQUILA

Espolõn Reposado

10

Espolõn Blanco

10

RUM

Murderer’s Bay White Rum, Takaka

9

Broken Heart Spiced, Queenstown

10

Stolen White, Auckland

9

Stolen Dark, Auckland

10

Stolen Smoked, Auckland

10

Gun Powder Rum, Wellington

15

Murderer’s Bay 14 Years Old, Takaka

16

Karven Spiced, Auckland

10

WHISK(E)Y

Thomson “Two Tone”, Riverhead

10

Thomson White Rye, Riverhead

11

Thomson South Island Peated, Riverhead

14

Thomson Rye & Barley, Riverhead

14

Starward New World Malt, Melbourne

12

Cardrona Solera Single Malt, Cardrona

23

BRANDY

Ratafia, Central Otago

8

Bell Bird Springs Aqua Vitae, Canterbury

12

Bell Bird Springs Rustico, Canterbury

12

DIGESTIFS

Karven Amaro

10

Rose Rabbit Cherry

16

Rose Rabbit Orange

16

Rose Rabbit Elderflower

16

Rose Rabbit Butterscotch

16

Tannacrieff Ruby Port

15

Sherwood Supreme Coffee Liqueur

10

BEER

DRAUGHT

Hallertau – Riverhead

Mr. Yakimoto Lager

10

Deception Schwarzbier #4

11

Pilsnah #5

11

Pale Ale #2

11

Cider

10

Altitude – Queenstown

Mischievous Kea IPA

11

Golden Lager

9

BOTTLE & CAN

Yeastie Boys – White Noise Hefe 330ml

10

Speights Gold Medal Ale 725ml

12

Garage Project Fugazi (light) 330ml

10

SAKE

Zenkuro White Cloud Nigori, Queenstown, 180ml

18

Zenkuro Drip Press, Queenstown, 180ml

24

NON ALC SPIRITS

Ecology + Co London Dry, Auckland

10

Ecology + Co Asian Spice, Auckland

10

JUICES & SOFT DRINKS

Cold Pressed Apple Juice

7

Cold Pressed Orange Juice

7

Six Barrel Strawberry & Cream Soda

6

Six Barrel Cherry & Pomegranate

6

Six Barrel Orange & Dandelion

6

Six Barrel Celery Tonic

6

Six Barrel Hibiscus

6

All Good Karma Cola

6

All Good Karma Cola – No Sugar

6

All Good Lemmy Lemonade

6

All Good Gingerella

6

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