MENUS

Our chefs have created delicious menus incorporating a variety of flavours and local produce.
Our menus are designed around the concepts of shared plates and continuous dining. Convenient for work day lunches with more variety on offer and small plate portions with plenty of opportunities for combinations and sociable eating for leisurely dinners.

In addition to our main menu featured we have set menus, group lunches and function menus available.

 

 

COCKTAIL MENU

THE ELDER STATESMEN $17
Concrete’s signature cocktail for all those gin lovers out there! A refreshing blend of Elderflower liqueur, New Zealand made Black Robin Gin & pressed apple juice.

SALTED CARAMEL MARTINI $16
Maison Fondée Vanilla liqueur, In-house made Chocolate Vodka, Butterscotch, flaky Salt & Cream.
“A Salted Caramel Lover’s Dream”

SMOKACINO $13
Appletons Rum, In-house made Cigar syrup, Milk & Cinnamon.
“Short, Spiced with a Smoky Flavour, accompanied with Smoking Cinnamon Quill”

OLD FASHIONED $19
The classic Old Fashioned is Whiskey with a bit of sugar, aromatic bitters, stirred in a rocks glass, poured over ice. The earliest mention of an Old Fashioned–style drink is from 1806. This primordial cocktail is older than both the Martini & the Manhattan.
“Whiskey, Bitters, Orange Zest”

PEACHY KEEN $16
Absolut Peach Vodka, In-house made Earl Grey tea syrup, Lemon & Pineapple.
“Peach Ice Tea flavours, baked Pineapple Flower to top”

CLAN BUIE $16
Whiskey, Drambuie, Honey, Maple & Cinnamon.
“Sweetened Whiskey & Spices, served with an Apple Crisp”

VIEUX CARRÉ $19
Named for the French Quarter in New Orleans (a.k.a. The Vieux Carré), this sophisticated, spirits-driven cocktail is a lot like the Big Easy itself: A fun & potent blend of diverse elements.
“Cognac, Rye Whiskey, Sweet Vermouth, Cointreau”

BLUE BREEZE $13
Vodka, Honey Syrup, Blueberries, Lemon & Soda.
“Fruity & Thirst-quenching”

THE CLEO $17
Dark Rum, Disaronno, Maison Fondée Rosé Liqueur, Honey Syrup, Coconut Milk, Raspberry & Champagne foam.
“Floral, Coconut Creamy & Light Martini Style”

PISCO SOUR $18
Pisco is a very unusual tasting grape Brandy made from the Muscat grape in Peru & Chile.
The Pisco Sour is the leading cocktail in both countries.
“It is a Perfect Sweet & Sour Cocktail”

BLUEBERRY BISON $16
Zubrowka, Maison Fondée Violet Liqueur, Lemongrass.
“Wholesome, Fragrent Martini with fresh Violet Notes”

THE LAST WORD $19
This prohibition-era cocktail is equal parts herbaceous Chartreuse, Gin, sweet Maraschino liqueur & Sour Lime juice. It’s complex, balanced & totally satisfying.

WINES

CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING

BRANCOTT NV - Marlborough, NZ
Glass $9 / Bottle $42
This elegant blend of Pinot Noir & Chardonnay is for those seeking a refreshing wine for any occasion. The Pinot Noir adds backbone & complexity whilst the Chardonnay imparts a creamy elegance complemented by refreshing citrus notes. Blending & ageing on yeast-tees has accentuated the rich, toasty & biscuit characters.

DEUTZ NV - Marlborough, NZ
Glass $12 / Bottle $60
This is a fabulous wine, with a beautiful body balanced between the gentle sweetness of fresh Pinot Noir fruit & the immense strength of toasty yeast.

MUMM CORDON ROUGE NV - Reims, France
375ml {Half Bottle} - Glass $25 / Bottle $55 / 750ml {Full Bottle} - Bottle $110
This champagne is a brightly sparkling, light golden yellow liquid with an abundance of fine & elegant bubbles.

 

WHITE WINES

SAUVIGNON BLANC

SQUARE MILE SAUVIGNON BLANC 2015 - Martinborough, NZ
Glass $9 / Bottle 42
New Zealand wines are renowned for their vibrancy, intensity & balance. The country’s vineyards span across many square miles, producing wines like this Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Aromas of ripe gooseberry notes display full fruit intensity giving a well-balanced crisp finish.

MT BEAUTIFUL SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014 - North Canterbury, NZ
Glass $10.50 / Bottle $50
A textural style that pushes the boundaries of the typical New Zealand flavor profile, by highlighting decadent tropical flavors, toning down the grassiness & bringing a creamy mid-palate all the way through to a crisp finish with bright minerality.

NAUTILUS SAUVIGNON BLANC 2015 - Marlborough, NZ
Glass $12 / Bottle $57
Displays intense aromas of passionfruit, elderflower, with hints of honeydew melon. The palate introduces a delightful lime/citrus based mouth-watering intensity & finishes with a strong textural component.

CHARDONNAY

PENCARROW CHARDONNAY 2015 - Martinborough, NZ
Glass $9 / Bottle $42
A sumptuous upfront style that’s rich & mouth-filling with hints of white-stone fruits, white florals & citrus. The finish is complex with flint & mineral notes.

CHURCH RD MCDONALD CHARDONNAY 2015 - Hawkes Bay, NZ
Glass $11.50 / Bottle $55
“2014 was one of the best Chardonnay vintages we have seen for some time in Hawke’s Bay. A mild summer followed by a dry Autumn ensured excellent condition & flavour development in the fruit, resulting in a perfectly ripe, yet fragrant expression of Chardonnay with excellent balance & freshness.” Chris Scott, Winemaker.

BOGLE CHARDONNAY 2014 - California, USA
Glass 12.50 / Bottle 60
A must try if you like Chardonnay. A Creamy oaked California Chardonnay with apple, pear & vanilla notes.

AUNTSFIELD CHARDONNAY 2013 - Marlborough, NZ
Bottle $79
Aromas of orange marmalade with nougat & hazelnut. Ripe stone-fruit is complemented by flinty minerality & subtle oak. Seem-less & elegant.

PINOT GRIS

THE GRAYLING PINOT GRIS 2015 - Martinborough, NZ
Glass $9 / Bottle $42
Inspired by the New Zealand Grayling, once a native fish species described by the early settlers as being a beautiful fish & a delight to enjoy. Complex tropical nectarine aromas meet hints of per & fig, A full bodied, rich & concentrated Pinot Gris, with spicy ginger flavour & an oily finish.

RIESLING

URLAR RIESLING 2013 {Dry} - Waipara, NZ
Glass $10 / Bottle $48
Dry, lime zest & granny smith apple which combines beautifully with a creamy texture & a tight mineral thread that runs the length of the palate.

CAMSHORN RIESLING 2014 {Medium} - Marlborough, NZ
Glass $11 / Bottle $52
“A cool start to an otherwise dry & warm season formed the basis for a stunning vintage. Balanced vines & extended hang times have allowed us to produce a classic example of Waipara Riesling with some delicious botrytis driven complexity.”

WHITE VARIETALS

YALUMBA Y SERIES VIOGNIER 2015 - South Australia
Glass 9.50 / Bottle $45
Sweet honey-suckle & jasmine set the scene for grapefruit, lemongrass & stone-fruits. Alluring, rich & silky.

MAHI GEWÜRZTRAMINER 2015 - Marlborough, NZ
Glass $11 / Bottle $52
This wine is full & rich, but is made so that it is dry & works well with a wide range of foods.

ROSE

PALLISER 2015 - Martinborough, NZ
Glass $9.50 / Bottle $45
Dry & medium bodied with soft strawberry & floral notes with a lush & slippery finish.

CHURCH ROAD ROSÉ 2014 - Hawkes Bay, NZ
Glass $10.50 / Bottle $50
This pale salmon coloured Rosé is made by getting the juice away from the skins as quickly as possible to avoid the extraction of any bitterness or astringency from the skins. The resulting wine has great delicacy & suppleness.

RED WINES

PINOT NOIR

THE GRAYLING PINOT NOIR 2014 - Marlborough, NZ
Glass $10 / Bottle $48
Inspired by the New Zealand Grayling, once a native fish species described by the early settlers as being a beautiful fish & a delight to enjoy. This wine presents black cherries & plum aromas with savoury, oak highlights. A ripe, fleshy Pinot Noir showing good palate weight with a well-integrated lingering aftertaste.

LAKE HAYES PINOT NOIR 2013- Central Otago, NZ
Glass $13 / Bottle $62
Deeply coloured & packed with sweet ripe fruit aromas & a touch of spice. A generously flavoured Pinot Noir with a fine, fruity & silky texture.

EDWARD PINOT NOIR 2013 - Central Otago, NZ
Bottle $89
Vinified using open fermenters, hand plunging, natural yeasts, & 11 months in French oak – 20 % new – before racking & settling in tank for a further 4 months. Fermentation was carried out using de-stemmed fruit including the addition of 25% whole bunches. Perfumed with lovely aromatics, there is a range of complexed fruit notes of darker berry-fruit, some spice, savoury tones & dried herbs.

MERLOT

ALPHA DOMUS CABERNET/MERLOT 2014 - Hawkes Bay, NZ
Glass $9 / Bottle $42
An appealing well balanced Bordeaux varietal blend with a classic bouquet of fragrant spice & dark fruit. A finely textured generous red with satisfying depth of flavour that flows through to a lingering savoury finish.

CHURCH ROAD MERLOT/MALBEC 2013/14 - Hawkes Bay, NZ
Glass $10.50 / Bottle $50
A blend of classic Bordeaux grape varieties is one of the most challenging & exciting wine styles to produce. By blending these varieties it is possible to produce a complex, fragrant wine with harmony, balance & a completeness that would not be achievable with any one of these varieties in isolation.

YALUMBA ‘THE CIGAR’ CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2012 - Coonawarra, Australia
Bottle $70
Coonawarra, Australian full nose with intense savoury blackcurrant fruit, cassis & ripe cherries. There are layers of plum & cherry fruit with mid weight tannins giving a lengthy finish.

SHIRAZ / SYARH

JACOB’S CREEK DOUBLE BARREL SHIRAZ 2014 - Barossa, Australia
Glass 10 / Bottle $48
Double Barrel Shiraz has a full and generous palate with a beguiling mix of sweet red fruits & dark chocolate indicative of its origins as Barossa Shiraz. Subtle toasty vanilla derives from aging in traditional French & American oak wine barrels. The careful use of aged Scotch whiskey barrels for finishing has added complex nuances of almond-husks & also softened the dense tannins to yield an incredible smoothness.

CHURCH ROAD MCDONALD SERIES SYRAH 2013/14 - Hawkes Bay, NZ
Bottle $65
Church Road McDonald Series Syrah is made using small batch, traditional wine-making techniques that emphasis texture, structure & subtle complexity, while still letting the fruit shine through.

RED VARIETALS

CAMPO VIEJO TEMPRANILLO 2013 - Rioja, Spain
Glass $10.50 / Bottle $50
A young & inexpensive expression of Rioja. Easy drinking. Light with an astringent bite. Simple, one dimensional sweet maraschino cherry flavor that quickly fades into a slight bitter finish.

BOGLE ZINFANDEL 2013 - California, USA
Glass $11.50 / Bottle $55
A delicious Californian red packed with dark cherries, light cinnamon, nutmeg spices & dark fruits. Perfect match with red meats, pork or even on its own.

INNÉ CÔTES DU RHÔNE 2013/14 - Rhône, France
Bottle $62
Formerly an appellation of the Languedoc, the wines are deemed to resemble the Southern Rhône more closely so it is now governed by the Rhône appellation control board out of Avignon. A blend of Grenache & Syrah, this organic wine from highly respected Gigondas-based producer Gabriel Meffre captures the beauty & herbal charm of the Souther Rhône.

CONCRETE CELLAR
Concrete’s Cellar collection of special wines available by bottle, that are in short supply. Some wines may not be in stock, so don’t be shocked.

STICKY / DESSERT WINE

TW BOTRYTIS VIOGNIER 2008 - Gisborne, NZ
Glass $10 / Bottle $48
A rich decadent wine showing toffee & peach syrup notes on the nose, & peaches & manuka honey on the palate. Fresh acidity on the finish gives length & brightness.