Our food

East’s menu is a concise, focused edit of bites, small plates, noodles and larger dishes all designed to share. The menu is a combination of innovative modern ideas as well as elevated takes on the traditional.

Robust Asian flavours all represented – sweet, salty, sour, spicy – with a good variety of cooking methods – wok-fried, raw, steamed, poached and roasted - to cater to a wide variety of tastes and lifestyles. 75% of the menu is vegan.

Textures and ingredients are important - jackfruit, beancurd skin, eggplants and tofu feature prominently. Temperature is at play, with cold silken tofu and chilled soba noodles featuring on our summer menu.

The backbone of any great Asian kitchen are homemade sauces that are used in so many recipes. Our sauces, including sweet chili, black bean, black pepper, prik nam pla, nahm jim and chili oil – are made inhouse. Condiments like crispy garlic and fried shallots are homemade too.

Our signature vegan ‘XO’ sauce features shitake mushrooms using a special process to achieve texture and flavour paired with homemade cheung fun rice rolls for an explosion of taste and texture.

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à la carte
BITES

Edamame, black shiso salt (V, GF)  |  $6
Miang kham, betel leaf, bamboo, toasted coconut, chilli (V) – min 2 order  |  $3ea

SMALLER PLATES

Crispy spring rolls, glass noodles, mushroom, nam jim (V) |  $16
Larb salad, cos lettuce wraps, thai basil, prik nam pla (V, GF)  |  $16
Steamed mushroom cheung fun, homemade ‘XO’, crispy garlic (V, GF)  |  $18
Ginger caramelised bang bang shitake mushrooms (V)  |  $18 
Khimchi & fried egg steamed dumplings, gochujang vinegar  |  $16
Sticky jackfruit bao bun, sweet chilli, coriander (V) – min 2 order  |  $8ea

SALADS + VEGETABLES

Som tam salad, young papaya, tomato, lime, tamarind, peanut (V, GF)  |  $18
Crispy tofu, cucumber, beansprouts, crushed peanut, sweet chilli (V, GF)  |  $20
Stir-fried green beans, soy, black bean, dry chilli (V)  |  $18

RICE + NOODLES

Typhoon shelter fried rice, broccolini, burnt garlic (V, GF)  |  $20
Stir-fried yaki udon, edamame, beansprouts, broccolini (V)  |  $24 
Dan dan noodles, sesame, peanut, soft egg  |  $23
Stir-fried black bean rice noodle rolls, baby bok choy, chilli (V)  | $23

EAST PLATES

Peking jackfruit pancakes, tapioca chips, plum sauce – 6 pieces  |  $26
Thai green curry, brussel sprouts, thai eggplant, thai basil (V, GF)  |  $26
Rendang curry, jackfruit, oyster mushroom, cauliflower (V)  |  $26
Spicy garlic eggplant, spring onion, chilli (V)  |  $24
Caramelised black pepper tofu, shallots, garlic, gai laan (V)  |  $25

SIDES

Jasmine rice (V, GF)  |  $4
Red rice (V, GF)  |  $4
Kimchi (V, GF)  |  $6
Pickled shitake & oyster mushrooms, celery, chilli (V)  |  $10

EXTRAS

‘XO’ sauce (V, GF)  $3
Chilli sauce (V) $1.50
Chilli oil (V, GF)  $1.50
Fresh chopped chilli (V, GF)  $1.50

DESSERT

Kaffir lime & lemongrass crème caramel (V, GF)  |  $16
Matchamisu  |  $16
Salted caramel chocolate tart, peanut, crushed almond, coconut sorbet (V, GF) |  $16

 

V = vegan   GF = gluten free
Menu items may contain or come into contact with WHEAT, EGGS, PEANUTS, TREE NUTS and MILK. Please let your server know of any allergies.

 

 

 

 

 

signature eats

A selection of our most popular dishes, all items vegan

$59pp food only / $95pp with wine pairing. Minimum 4 people, entire table ordering

 

START

Crispy spring rolls, glass noodles, mushroom, nam jim
Larb salad, cos lettuce wraps, Thai basil, prik nam pla (GF)
Ginger caramelised bang bang shitake mushrooms

TO FOLLOW

Peking jackfruit pancakes, tapioca chips, plum sauce 

Seresin ‘Chiaroscuro’ Pinot Gris/Gewürztraminer/Riesling 2018, Marlborough

MAINS
Choose 1 per person

Typhoon shelter fried rice, broccolini, burnt garlic (GF)
Stir-fried black bean rice noodle rolls, baby bok choy, chilli
Thai green curry, brussel sprouts, thai eggplant, thai basil (GF)*
Spicy garlic eggplant, spring onion, chilli *

*served with jasmine rice

Millton Chenin Blanc 2019, Gisborne 

SIDES

Stir-fried green beans, soy, black bean, dry chilli 

DESSERT
Choose 1 per person

Kaffir lime & lemongrass crème caramel (GF)
Salted caramel chocolate tart, peanut, crushed almond, coconut sorbet (GF)

Seresin Late Harvest Riesling 2018, Marlborough

 

GF = gluten free
Menu items may contain or come into contact with WHEAT, EGGS, PEANUTS, TREE NUTS and MILK. Please let your server know of any allergies.

 

 

express lunch

Short on time, enjoy a quick and easy lunch. Monday to Thursday 11am-3pm

$30pp, choose a main + house wine, tap beer or kombucha

 

MAINS
Choose 1 per person

Stir-fried yaki udon, edamame, beansprouts, broccolini (V) 
Dan dan noodles, sesame, peanut, soft egg
Stir-fried black bean rice noodle rolls, baby bok choy, chilli (V) 
Spicy garlic eggplant, spring onion, chilli (V) *
Caramelised black pepper tofu, shallots, garlic, gai laan (V) *
*served with jasmine rice

HOUSE WINES

Rosé and a selection of whites & reds

TAP BEER

Sapporo

KOMBUCHA

Batchwell Organic Ginger & Pineapple 
Batchwell Organic Early Grey

 

V = vegan   GF = gluten free
Menu items may contain or come into contact with WHEAT, EGGS, PEANUTS, TREE NUTS and MILK. Please let your server know of any allergies.

 

 

takeout
SMALLER PLATES

Edamame, black shiso salt (V, GF)  |  $6
Crispy spring rolls, glass noodles, mushroom, nam jim (V) |  $16
Ginger caramelised bang bang shitake mushrooms (V)  |  $18 

SALADS + VEGETABLES

Som tam salad, young papaya, tomato, lime, tamarind, peanut (V, GF)  |  $18
Crispy tofu, cucumber, beansprouts, crushed peanut, sweet chilli (V, GF)  |  $20
Stir-fried green beans, soy, black bean, dry chilli (V)  |  $18

RICE + NOODLES

Typhoon shelter fried rice, broccolini, burnt garlic (V, GF)  |  $20
Stir-fried yaki udon, edamame, beansprouts, broccolini (V)  |  $24 
Stir-fried black bean rice noodle rolls, baby bok choy, chilli (V)  | $23

EAST PLATES

Thai green curry, brussel sprouts, thai eggplant, thai basil (V, GF)  |  $26
Rendang curry, jackfruit, oyster mushroom, cauliflower (V)  |  $24
Spicy garlic eggplant, spring onion, chilli (V)  |  $24
Caramelised black pepper tofu, shallots, garlic, gai laan (V)  |  $25

SIDES

Jasmine rice (V, GF)  |  $4
Red rice (V, GF)  |  $4
Kimchi (V, GF)  |  $6
Pickled shitake & oyster mushrooms, celery, chilli (V, GF)  |  $10

EXTRAS

‘XO’ sauce (V, GF)  $3
Chilli sauce (V) $1.50
Chilli oil (V, GF)  $1.50
Fresh chopped chilli (V, GF)  $1.50

DESSERT

Kaffir lime & lemongrass crème caramel (V, GF)  |  $16

 

V = vegan   GF = gluten free
Menu items may contain or come into contact with WHEAT, EGGS, PEANUTS, TREE NUTS and MILK. Please let your server know of any allergies.

 

 

 

 

 

cocktails

available from 5pm

 

OMO SAKE  |  $18

Jasmine infused tengumai junmai sake, campari, sweet vermouth, edible flower

 

SHOCHU SESAME SOUR  |  $20

Hombo shuzo shochu, lemon juice, honey syrup, sesame, grapefruit & hops bitters

 

GUAVA GOCHUGARU  |  $20

Gold rum, guava, cucumber, gochugaru salt rim

 

EAST MARGARITA  |  $18

Kaffir lime & chilli infused tequila, pineapple, cointreau, lemon juice, aquafaba

 

UMESHU DANDY  |  $22

Mars Cosmo maltage whisky, sweet vermouth, houraisen kanjuku umeshu, coffee & pimento bitters,
lapsang souchong atomiser

 

EARL GREY COCONUT SUAVE |  $16

White rum, earl grey, seedlip spice, orgeat syrup,
coconut cream, toasted coconut

 

KIWI FEIJOA MULE (non-alcoholic) |  $16

Seedlip garden, kiwi, feijoa, ginger beer, fresh mint,
peychauds bitter

 

 

 

 

 

wine
Enjoy our carefully selected range of certified organic or biodynamic and vegan friendly wines.

BY THE GLASS

BUBBLES

Huia Blanc de Blancs 2017 Marlborough, NZ  |  $17

Serenello Prosecco Extra Dry Veneto, Italy  |  $13


WHITES

Hunky Dory Sauvignon Blanc 2020 Marlborough, NZ  |  $12

Greenhough ‘River Garden’ Sauvignon Blanc 2020 Nelson, NZ  |  $14

Greenhough ‘Road Block’ Chardonnay 2020 Nelson, NZ  |  $14

Pacific Potion Pinot Gris 2019 Hawke’s Bay, NZ  |  $12

The Darling Pinot Gris 2020 Marlborough, NZ  |  $15

Framingham Classic Riesling 2020 Marlborough, NZ  |  $13

Seresin ‘Chiaroscuro’ Pinot Gris/Gewürztraminer/Riesling 2018 Marlborough, NZ  |  $15

Millton Chenin Blanc 2019 Gisborne, NZ  |  $15


ROSÉ

Quartz Reef Single Vineyard 2020 Central Otago, NZ  |  $14


REDS

Seresin ‘Leah’ Pinot Noir 2017 Marlborough, NZ  |  $15

Ted Pinot Noir 2018 Central Otago, NZ  |  $18

d’Arenberg ‘The Love Grass’ Shiraz 2017 McLaren Vale, Australia  |  $13

Kennedy Point ‘Red Trumpet’ Cabernet/Merlot 2019 Waiheke Island, NZ  |  $20

d’Arenberg ‘The Custodian’ Grenache 2016 McLaren Vale, Australia  |  $13


SWEET

Seresin Late Harvest Riesling 2018 Marlborough, NZ  |  $12

 

 

cellar
SPARKLING

Serenello Prosecco Extra Dry Veneto, Italy  |  $70
Huia Blancs des Blancs 2017 Marlborough, NZ  |  $85
Rockferry Sparkling Rosé Brut 2014 Marlborough, NZ  |  $90


WHITES

Hunky Dory Sauvignon Blanc 2020 Marlborough, NZ  |  $55
Greenhough ‘River Garden’ Sauvignon Blanc 2020 Nelson, NZ  |  $65
Windrush Sauvignon Blanc 2020 Marlborough, NZ  |  $60
Greenhough ‘Road Block’ Chardonnay 2019 Nelson, NZ  |  $65
Te Whare Ra Chardonnay 2019 Marlborough, NZ  |  $75
Kelly Washington Chardonnay 2018 Marlborough, NZ  |  $90
Felton Road ‘Block 2’ Chardonnay 2018 Central Otago, NZ  |  $130
Pacific Potion Pinot Gris 2019 Hawke’s Bay, NZ  |  $60
The Darling Pinot Gris 2020 Marlborough, NZ  |  $65
Framingham Classic Riesling 2020 Marlborough, NZ  |  $60
Settlement 'Ashmore' Riesling 2019 North Canterbury, NZ  |  $70
Seresin ‘Chiaroscuro’ Pinot Gris/Gewürztraminer/Riesling 2018 Marlborough, NZ  |  $60
Millton Chenin Blanc 2019 Gisborne, NZ  |  $70
Rippon Gewürztraminer 2019 Wanaka, NZ  |  $80
Hans Herzog Grüner Veltliner 2015 Marlborough, NZ  |  $120


ROSÉ

Quartz Reef Single Vineyard 2020 Central Otago, NZ  |  $65


REDS

Seresin ‘Leah’ Pinot Noir 2017 Marlborough, NZ  |  $70
Ted Pinot Noir 2019 Central Otago, NZ  |  $85
Burn Cottage ‘Moonlight Race’ Pinot Noir 2018 Central Otago, NZ  |  $100
Felton Road ‘Block 5’ Pinot Noir 2019 Central Otago, NZ  |  $180
d’Arenberg ‘The Love Grass’ Shiraz 2017 McLaren Vale, AUS  |  $60

Kennedy Point ‘Red Trumpet’ Cab/Merlot 2019 Waiheke Island, NZ  |  $90
Hans Herzog ‘Spirit of Marlborough’ Merlot/Cab 2015 Marlborough, NZ  |  $160
d’Arenberg ‘The Custodian' Grenache 2016 McLaren Vale, AUS  |  $60


SWEET

Seresin Late Harvest Riesling 2018 (375ml) Marlborough, NZ  |  $70
Churton Petit Manseng 2019 (375ml) Marlborough, NZ  |  $80

 

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