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SHORT EATS

From 12pm onward

LAMB FRIKKADELS (Dutch influenced meat balls)    $11

 Crumbed lamb patties with green chilli, fresh mint and a hint of cumin

(2 pieces)

STACK OF ‘THOSAI’ (GF)    $8.5

Rice and lentil pancake with aromatic curry leaf and mustard seed-infused root vegetables,

Green coconut chutney and herb salad.  Vegetarian delight

FISH PATTIES    $11

Fish with roasted fennel powder in a homemade short crust

(2 pieces)

VEGETABLE CROQUETTES    $11

Fresh bread crumbed crepes filled with mushroom, green tomato,

Banana blossom and sweet potato

(2 pieces)

MINCED PORK SLIDERS    $15

Minced pork with a Sri Lankan twist with bacon ,roasted fennel & dried prawn

(2 pieces)

SCALLOPS ON A COCONUT ROTI    $15

Scallops in a homemade aromatic roasted coconut paste,

served on a savoury roti  (3 scallops)

AN OMELLETE OF ‘GODHAMBA’ ROTI    $27

An emulsion of free range eggs, crab meat, spring onion, tomato, green chilli,

fresh herbs and goat’s cheese in a parchment thin roti

 (serves 2)

SMALLER DISHES/SHARING PLATES

CURRIED DUCK LEG WITH PINEAPPLE CHUTNEY    $18.5/$32

Here we combine a French technique with Sri Lankan spices – duck confit cooked gently

in a roasted fennel jus’ and pineapple

JAGGERY BEEF    $19/$33

Blackmore wagyu brisket (marble score 9) slow cooked in a robust sauce of roasted spices with cardamom, black pepper and kithul palm jaggery (sap of the kithul palm flower)

DEVILLED PRAWNS    $22/$36

Grilled juicy Queensland prawns in a pungent roasted tomato and

sun dried chilli sauce, ginger and lime

CRUSTED FISH    $19/$36

This rendition of the very popular Sri Lankan ambul thiyal dominates savoury notes of tamarind,

gamboge and crushed black pepper smothering a fillet of fresh fish of the day

VEGETARIAN NIRVANA    $26

Four vegetables of the day cooked in various styles for your enjoyment

served with unhulled red or white basmati rice (meal for one)

‘ARALIYA’ CHICKEN   $29

Roasted free range Milawa chicken filled with pistachio in our own spice mixture and yoghurt

Fish Roasted in Banana Leaves    $36

An adaptation of an ancient Sri Lankan cooking style of wrapping food in banana leaves

with aromatic herbs to seal the flavours

Seafood Curry    $38

Fresh fish of the day, local prawns and bay scallops in an intensely flavoured white curry

pork rolled in aromatic roasted spices  $17/$28

Confit of spice crusted pork belly with tamarind, peanuts, rock melon and green papaya

VEGETABLES TO COMPLEMENT YOUR MAIN MEALS

Green beans and cashew nuts in a turmeric based white curry $14

Lentil with baby spinach leaves $14

Pumpkin with ground mustard $14

Finely shredded vegetable of the day with coconut $14

Wok fried kipfler potatoes, Leek & spring onions $14

Twice cooked eggplant & dates $7.50

Beetroot and turnip with curry leaves $14

Crispy salad leaves, fresh coriander, mint, chilli, onion and tomato in a mango chutney $10.50

Mango Chutney $4.50

Coconut Sambol $4.50

Cucumber in Yoghurt $4.50

RICE AND SUBSTITUTE

Steamed white Basmati Rice $5

Steamed Spanish saffron Basmati  rice    $6 

Steamed Unhulled Basmati Red Rice  $6

 ‘Godamba’ Roti    $5

Parchment thin, wheat flour, flaky bread

Savoury Roti    $5.5

Wheat flour roti with coconut, onion and curry leaves 

Thosai    $5

Coeliac friendly bread made with lentil  

Chicken Biriyani    $24

Fragrant rice cooked with chicken, spices, nuts and sultanas

DESSERTS 

Parfaits of the Day    $15

Coconut and passion fruit parfait, pineapple salsa with lime meringue

Coconut Cigars    $15

Fresh coconut cooked with treacle and aromatic spices, rolled into crepes, served with cinnamon ice cream

Dessert of the day

Love Cake    $15

A rich tea cake of almond, semolina and bees’ honey

*Ask the staff for liqueurs, fortified wines and dessert wines.