263 Bealey Avenue
Christchurch Central
Christchurch 8013

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The Bealey

Welcome to The Bealey. Named after Samuel Bealey, our establishment combines a charming sense of history with sumptuous gourmet pub grub.

At The Bealey we want you to feel right at home. The charm of a great pub is embodied in the comfort of it. An uncomfortable pub is like a shoe that doesn’t fit – you can’t wait to get out of it. That is why we try to go out of our way to make you feel at home. If there is anything we can do to make your time with us more enjoyable, please just ask.

Now come on in, we would be so glad to have you here.

  • Hours

    Monday—Sunday
    7am–11pm

    Make a table reservation here

    Phone
    (03) 366 9958

  • Menu

    • Breakfast

      À LA CARTE BREAKFAST | EVERYDAY FROM 7AM

      Eggs Plus One $16.5
      Two eggs any style served on thick-cut toast and your choice of any one side;  bacon, sausage, sautéed spinach and mushrooms or hash browns. Get a double serve of sides for $3. (gf, df option) 

      Ham Benedict $24
      Slow-braised ham hock, fresh spinach, hash browns served on house English muffins with two poached eggs and hollandaise. (gf option)

      Mushroom Benedict $24
      Garlic and thyme roasted portobello mushrooms, semi-dried tomatoes, fresh spinach and hashbrowns served on house English muffins with two poached eggs and hollandaise.

      Salmon Benedict $24
      Cured salmon pastrami, roast pepper pesto, fresh spinach and hash browns served on house English muffins with two poached eggs and hollandaise.

      Apple Crumble Granola $17.5
      Spiced apple crumble granola with honey, oat and nut clusters, maple poached apple and vanilla bean yoghurt.

      Mushroom and Halloumi Hash $20
      Sautéed potato, mushroom, spinach and onion with smoked halloumi, roasted cherry tomatoes and one poached egg.

      Pomahaka Omelette $18.5
      Three egg omelette with your choice of three fillings; ham, tomato, smoked salmon, cheese, onion, mushroom, served with crusty bread. Extra fillings $2.

      Breakfast Burrito $20
      Cheesy scrambled egg, bacon, mushroom, hash brown and chilli jam all wrapped in a flour tortilla with smashed avocado.

      Peach and Vanilla Crumpets $17.5
      House crumpets, whipped maple butter, roasted peach compote, vanilla mascarpone, caramelised white chocolate and almond crumb.

      Posh Beans and Bacon $22
      Bealey’s bean medley baked in a rich maple and ale sauce with crisped belly bacon served on
      thick-cut sourdough with a poached egg.

      Chorizo and Corner Fritters $22
      Corn fritter stack, crisped chorizo, tomato and coriander salsa, poached egg.

      Sides
      Bacon $5, Two Eggs $5, Toast $4, Hash Brown $4, Baked Beans $4, Sausage $5, Grilled tomato $4, Smoked Salmon $5, Hollandaise $4, Sautéed Mushrooms $4

      BREAKFAST FOR THE KIDS (UNDER 12 YEARS)

      ALL $10 includes a juice, fluffy or hot chocolate

      Bealey Baby Burrito
      Scrambled egg and bacon-wrapped in a flour tortilla with crispy potatoes and tomato sauce.

      Mini Breakfast 
      One fried egg on toast with bacon, and hash brown. (gf, df)

      Bacon and Egg Muffin
      Bacon and egg served in an English muffin with a hash brown.

      Cookies and Cream Waffles
      Belgium waffle, chocolate sauce, whipped cream and cookie crumb.

    • Lunch & Dinner

      ENTREES

      Pull-Apart Garlic Bread serves two $12
      House baked pull-apart loaf, brushed with garlic butter served your way!
      Choose from: roast garlic and parmesan, sweet chilli and cream cheese or sundried tomato, olive and pumpkin seed. (v, df)

      Southern Seafood Chowder $16
      Creamy smoked fish, potato and bacon chowder, served with grilled garlic toast.

      Lamb Croquettes $19
      Three slow-roasted pulled lamb shoulder croquettes, crumbed and fried with pickled cucumber, chimichurri, whipped feta and salad. (df opt) 

      Popcorn Shrimp $16
      Zesty popcorn shrimp served with chilli mayo and salad. (gf, df opt) 

      Mushroom Pâte $14
      Homemade chicken liver pâté topped with thyme and black pepper butter served with house-baked toasted bread. (gf opt) 

      Bealey's Famous Wings $18
      One dozen marinated crispy chicken wings. Choose from: fiery, garlic and parmesan or sweet and sticky. (gf, df opt) 

      CASUAL MEALS

      All-Star Beef Burger $23
      Juicy beef pattie topped with cheddar, lettuce, tomato, pickled cucumber, crispy onions and a smokey bacon mayo in a house-baked brioche bun with fries. (df opt)  

      Bealey Chicken Burger $22
      Crispy chicken, bacon, tomato and avocado burger with crisp lettuce and brie cheese in a house-baked brioche bun served with fries. (gf opt, df opt) 

      The Vege Burger $21
      Quinoa and feta pattie, smoked halloumi, tomato, pickled cucumber, crisp lettuce and spicy green tomato relish, in a house-baked brioche bun served with fries. (gf opt, df opt) 

      Fish & Chip Sliders $15
      Three soft buns filled with beer-battered fish, crispy potato sticks, lettuce, tomato and tartare.  (gf, df opt) 

      The Classic Club Sandwich $22
      Grilled chicken breast, crispy bacon, red onion, spinach, tomato and brie, toasted and served with fries. (gf opt, df opt) 

      Canterbury Lamb Salad $26
      Herb-rubbed lamb on a warm Mediterranean couscous salad with Kalamata olives, semi-dried cherry tomatoes, roast pepper, pesto, whipped feta. Vegetarian? Replace the lamb with grilled mushroom. (df, v) 

      Crispy Chicken Salad $23
      Crispy chicken, bacon, lettuce, avocado and cherry tomato salad with garlic croutons and a creamy parmesan dressing. (gf) 

      South City Tacos $16
      Two soft flour tortillas with your choice of filling stuffed with slaw, pickled cucumber and salsa. Choose one option from these: crispy buttermilk chicken & avocado mayo, pulled beef rib with chilli mayo or crispy popcorn shrimp with tartare. (gf, df opt)

      THE CLASSICS

      Blue n Gold  $31
      Blue cod lightly fried in Speight's beer batter and served with fries, salad, lemon, tomato ketchup & tartare sauce. (df, gf opt)

      Roast of the Day POA
      Daily changing roast served with creamy potato mash, roast vegetables, sautéed greens and gravy. (gf, df opt)

      Bealey's Pie / Pastie of the day POA
      House baked pie with creamy mashed potatoes and buttered peas.

      Beef Wellington $42
      180g beef fillet cooked to your liking, mushroom and thyme duxelle and garlic crouton all wrapped in buttery flaky pastry with caramelised onion hash, sautéed greens and red wine jus.

      Roast Pumpkin Tortellini $24
      Creamy roast pumpkin tortellini, semi-dried tomato, roast pepper pesto and whipped feta.

      PIZZAS

      GF base extra $2

      The Steakhouse $18
      Ground beef, bacon, spicy sausage and pepperoni topped with smokey BBQ sauce.

      The Gumbo $20
      Jerk chicken, shrimp and chorizo topped with avocado dressing.

      Moroccan Lamb Flat Bread $20
      Garlic flatbread topped with hummus, Moroccan pulled lamb, pickled cucumber, slaw and crumbled feta.

      Mushroom and Gorgonzola $18
      Mushroom, blue cheese and caramelized onion jam topped with wild rocket.

      STEAKS

      All steaks are grilled to your liking, with your choice of any two sides and a choice of sauce.

      300g Ribeye $38
      Ribeye has a soft textured grain and fat marbled through the steak including the eye in the middle, this makes it particularly tasty and juicy. Ribeye is good for any degree of cooking, If you prefer your steak cooked more on the Medium Well - Well Done side, this steak would be the best choice for you. (df, gf opt) 

      250g Sirloin  32
      Sirloin has a firmer textured grain and has very little fat through the steak but does contain the fat cap still on it.  This adds flavor and helps the steak not to dry out. If you prefer your steak cooked Medium Rare - Medium Well, this steak is perfect as it gives the fat cap enough time to render some of the fat into the steak for juiciness and flavour. (df, gf opt)

      500g T Bone $48
      The T bone is a tender and flavoursome cut of meat. It is cut from the middle of the back and includes part of the sirloin and a chunk of fillet. Both held together by the classic
      T shaped bone for maximum flavour. This is our biggest steak and we recommend this for those that are not afraid of meat and are looking to Indulge.  Best served rare-medium. (df, gf opt) 

      FROM THE GRILL

      with your choice of any two sides

      Crispy Chicken Skewer $28
      Succulent marinated chicken, skewered, coated in a spiced coating and fried with your choice of any two sides. (df, gf opt) 

      BBQ Beef Ribs $32
      Slow-braised beef short ribs in a smokey BBQ chipotle sauce with your choice of any two sides.  (df, gf opt)

      Lamb Rump $34
      12-hour sous-vide lamb rump served medium rare with your choice of any two sides and an apricot and chilli caramel glaze. (gf, df) 

      Salmon Fillet $32
      Grilled salmon fillet, served with grilled tiger prawns and topped with nori and lime butter and your choice of any two sides. (gf, df) 

      Pork Belly $34
      Twice cooked pork belly with onion and thyme stuffing and a spiced Apple chutney served with your choice of any two sides. (gf, df) 

      SIDES

      Golden fries (gf,df)
      Potato wedges (df)
      Creamy potato mash (gf)
      Sautéed greens (gf, df)
      Roast vegetables (gd, df)
      Mediterranean couscous
      Zesty slaw (gf, df opt)
      Char-grilled corn on the cob with jalapeno lime butter (gf, df opt)

      SAUCES

      Creamy pepper sauce (gf)
      Creamy mushroom sauce (gf)
      Garlic butter (gf)
      House gravy (gf, df)
      Red wine jus (gf, df)
      The Bealey special sauce (gf, df)

      ADD ONS

      Smashed avo $4.5
      Grilled chicken $5.5
      One fried egg $2.5
      Smoked salmon $8
      Sautéed mushrooms $8
      Beer battered onion rings $4.5
      Toasted bread $3.5
      Grilled Tiger Prawns $6

    • Snacks

      BAR SNACKS

      Fries $9.5
      Crispy French fries seasoned with our signature seasoning served with tomato sauce and Bealey sauce. Add cheese and gravy add $4. (gf, df) 

      Loaded Fries $18
      Crispy golden fried topped with braised BBQ beef rib, chilli mayo, sour cream, crispy shallots and spring onion.

      The Works Wedges $15
      Crispy potato wedges seasoned with our signature seasoning topped with melted cheese, crispy bacon, sweet chilli and sour cream.

      Pull-Apart Garlic bread serves two $12
      House baked pull-apart loaf brushed with garlic butter served your way! Choose from: roast garlic and parmesan, sweet chilli and cream cheese or sundried tomato, olive and pumpkin seed. (v, df) 

      Chicken Wings $18
      One dozen marinated crispy chicken wings, choose from: fiery, garlic and parmesan or sweet and sticky. (gf, df opt)

      Popcorn Shrimp $16
      Zesty popcorn shrimp served with chilli mayo and salad. (gf, df opt)

      Mushroom Pâté $14
      Homemade chicken liver pâté topped with thyme and black pepper butter served with house-baked toasted. (gf opt) 

      Lamb Croquettes $19
      Three slow-roasted pulled lamb shoulder croquettes, crumbed and fried with pickled cucumber, chimichurri, whipped feta and salad. (df opt) 

      South City Taco's $16
      Two soft flour tortillas with your choice of filling stuffed with slaw, pickled cucumber and salsa. Choose one option from these: crispy buttermilk chicken and avocado mayo, pulled beef rib with chilli mayo or crispy popcorn shrimp with tartare. (df opt) 

      HAND-PULLED PIZZA 

      (gf base $2 extra)

      The Steakhouse $18
      Ground beef, bacon, spicy sausage and pepperoni topped with smokey BBQ sauce.

      The Gumbo $20
      Garlic butter, jerk chicken, shrimp and chorizo topped with avocado dressing.

      Moroccan Lamb Flatbread $20
      Garlic flatbread topped with hummus, Moroccan pulled lamb, pickled cucumber, slaw and crumbled feta.

      Mushroom and Gorgonzola $18
      Mushroom, blue cheese and caramelized onion jam topped with wild rocket.

    • Drinks

      SPARKLING WINE

      Lindauer Mini (200ml) Brut $11
      Fresh and vibrant, with aromas of green apples and citrus fruit. A delicate and creamy lingering finish.

      Lindauer Mini (200ml) Rose $12
      This wine is crafted to have fresh notes of strawberries and red berry fruits balanced with a creamy soft finish.

      Lindauer Mini (200ml) Sauvignon Blanc $11
      A crisp and lively sparkling wine it displays vibrant passionfruit aromas finished with a fresh gooseberry zest and a lively Sauvignon sparkle.

      Lindauer Sauvignon Blanc $50
      A crisp and lively sparkling wine.It displays vibrant passionfruit aromas finished with a fresh gooseberry zest and a lively Sauvignon sparkle.

      Lindauer Brut $50
      Fresh and vibrant, with aromas of green apples and citrus fruit. A delicate and creamy lingering finish.

      Makers Anonymous Prosecco New Zealand $50
      Sparkling white wine for any occasion. With aromas of fresh pear, lemon and orange blossom this prosecco is super crisp and fruity. Perfect for an evening that’s only just beginning.

      G.H. Mumm Champagne $99 bottle
      G.H.Mumm Cordon Rouge Brut Champagne is a brightly sparkling, light golden yellow liquid with an abundance of fine and elegant bubbles.

      SAUVIGNON BLANC

      The Ned Marlborough $10.5 / $50
      This wine is a classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc style with crisp and lively citrus flavours. It epitomises what we hold dear it is young at heart!

      Roaring Meg Central Otago $11.5 / $52
      The wine displays citrus and pomegranate flavours mixed with dried hay; the mid-palate has gentle acidity finishing with lemon zest.

      CHARDONNAY

      Wither Hills Marlborough $11 / $50
      Loaded with citrus fruits and complemented by creamy oak. A distinctive fruit profile of nectarine, grapefruit and minerality is tied in with spice and oak.

      Church Road Hawkes Bay $12 / $55
      Rich plum and berry fruit is lifted by fragrant spice, violet and liquorice aromas.

      ROSE

      The Ned Pinot Rose Marlborough $9.5 / $50
      Red berries and cream on the nose. Creamy, summer berry fruits on the palate; all balanced with bright, crisp acidity.

      Wither Hills Marlborough $11 / $50 Lighter Alcohol 9%
      Fresh watermelon pink in colour and a dry, refreshing style. Good length on the palate with aromas of strawberries and cream, balanced with bright acidity.
      Light alcohol.

      AROMATICS

      The Ned Pinot Gris Marlborough $10.5 / $50
      The Ned Pinot Gris is a classic wine with fresh pear and nectarine, peach and rose petal aromas and flavours.

      Te Whare Ra Pinot Gris Marlborough $11.5 / $52.5
      Lifted aromas of nashi pear, raspberry, red apple and white florals follow on to flavours of the same along with savoury undertones which are balanced by fine, supple texture and lingering minerality

      Camshorn Classic Riesling Waipara $11 / $52.5
      Aromas of citrus blossom with hints of spice and honeyed peel. The palate is luscious. Nectarine and mandarin notes. A lingering lime and mineral finish.

      PINOT NOIR

      The Last Shepherd Central Otago $12 / $60
      Cherry and plum characters on the nose, complexed with savoury and chocolate characters, a hint of violet and subtle wild thyme notes.

      Roaring Meg Central Otago $15 / $70
      Savoury dark cherry notes alongside violet florals introduce the wine, this move into a linear elegant mid-palate, out of which rise fine elegant textural tannins. Cherry notes frame the finish.

      Russian Jack Martinborough $11
      Aromas and flavours of wild strawberry, red cherry and herb. This is a wine that should be enjoyed in its youth, ideally with friends and acquaintances or any place where you just want to have fun.

      CABERNET 

      Angus The Bull Cabernet Sauvignon South Australia $11.5 / $52.5
      Concentrated ripe berry fruits sourced from southeastern Australia, presented with a savoury oak and powerful finish. This full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon makes an ideal accompaniment to enjoy with premium selections of prime beef.

      MERLOT 

      Kopiko Bay Hawke’s Bay $10.5 / $50
      A delicious wine, combining soft plum and dark berry flavours with a hint of peppery spice.

      Morton Estate Gisborne $11 / $50
      Dark plums and blackcurrants dominate the palate, intermingled with dark chocolate and some subtle cedar characters.

      SHIRAZ

      Graham Norton’s Shiraz Western Australia $10.5/ $50
      The blackberry, spice and liquorice nuances combine to produce a fruit dominant but complex wine. A small inclusion of the white variety Viognier gives the wine beautiful perfume and allows the wine more accessibility while young.

      COCKTAILS 

      The Boomfa $11
      (A bit like a Dark n Stormy)- Captain Morgan’s spiced rum, bitters and ginger beer served over ice with lime.

      Bloody Mary $15
      Smirnoff vodka and spiced tomato juice poured over ice and served with a celery stick.

      Mojito $16
      Bacardi rum, mint and lime shaken and served over ice.

      Margarita $17
      Jose Cuervo tequila, lime and agave syrup, shaken.

      Espresso Martini $17 / $18
      Either Smirnoff vodka or Sailor Jerry’s spiced rum, with Kahlua and a double espresso, shaken, not stirred.

      Cosmopolitan $17
      Vodka, cranberry, cointreau and lime juice, shaken not stirred.

      TAP BEER

      Speight’s Gold Medal Ale $9.5
      Speight’s Triple Hop Pilsner $9.5
      Speight’s Summit $9.5
      Speight’s Mid 2.5% $8
      Panhead APA $12
      Steinlager Classic $10.5
      Guinness $12
      Emerson’s Pilsner $12
      Mac’s Green Beret $11
      Mac’s Cloudy Apple Cider $11
      Guest Tap - ask your server POA

      BOTTLE BEER

      Steinlager Pure Light $7
      Steinlager Classic $8
      Macs Golden Ale 0.5% $8
      Mac’s Gold $8
      Steinlager Pure $9
      Summit Ultra $9
      Corona $9
      Stella Artois $9
      Old Dark $9
      Magners Cider $10.5

      SODA NON ALCOHOLIC

      Coke $3.5
      Coke No Sugar $3.5
      Ginger Ale $3.5
      Sprite no sugar $3.5
      Lemonade $3.5
      Soda $1.5
      Tonic $3.5
      Schweppes Ginger Beer $5.5
      Red Bull $6

      JUICE

      Apple $4.5
      Cranberry $4.5
      Orange $4.5
      Pineapple $4.5
      Tomato $4.5

    • Covid Safety Measures

      While we’re excited to be open again, our number one commitment remains the welfare of our community and our team as we navigate this pandemic together.

      We’ve put in place measures designed to ensure the safety of our employees and our guests alike.

      Our New Business as Usual
      In line with Government direction, we are now taking contact details from all guests entering the restaurant for track and trace purposes. 

      Here’s What We’re Doing 

      • All of our staff will be wearing masks in level 2.
      • We’ve carried out a full risk assessment.
      • Adapted shift patterns to allow our teams to return to work safely.
      • New seating arrangement in line with Government social distancing rules.
      • A professional deep clean every night.
      • All tables and chairs are fully cleaned after each seating.
      • All menus and condiments are cleaned prior to use.
      • A dedicated employee committed to ensuring all health and safety is to the highest standard.

      Here’s How You Can Help

      • Please wear a mask when arriving and departing our venues and while using the bathrooms.
      • Some queuing is inevitable, and your patience is appreciated. We’ll have someone to greet you as you arrive and look after you while you wait.
      • We kindly ask you to cancel your reservation if you are showing any cold/flu/covid symptoms. Please re-book with us once self-isolation has taken place.
      • Observe social distancing at all times.
      •  Menus will be disinfected but you can view the menu online with your smartphone.
      •  Hand sanitisers are available on arrival and throughout our venue.
      •  It is the responsibility of guests to ensure they are adhering to the Government guidelines.
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    Address
    263 Bealey Avenue
    Christchurch Central
    Christchurch 8013

    Our Details
    Phone: (03) 366 9958
    Email: hello@thebealey.co.nz