Our menu

East’s menu is a concise, focused edit of bites, small plates, noodles and larger dishes all designed to share.

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TRUST THE CHEF

Our value-added chef’s selection of East favourites, all vegan. 
Minimum 4 people |  $65pp
Trust the Chef menu can only be ordered for the whole table. 


BITES

Edamame: wok tossed, black shiso salt - or - wok tossed, sambal miso (VG, *)  |  $7
Crispy cups, pineapple, Thai chilli jam, chilled tamarind reduction (VG) 🌶   |  $12
Pickled cucumber, plum sauce, chilli, garlic (VG) 🌶  |  $10

SMALL PLATES

Gochujang cauliflower, spring onion, sesame seeds (VG)  |  $18
Larb salad, cos lettuce wraps, Thai basil, prik nam pla (VG, *)  |  $18
Cheung fun rice noodle rolls, crispy net, mushrooms, radish, XO sauce |  $19
Ginger caramelised bang bang shiitake mushrooms (VG) 🌶🌶  |  $19 
Mushroom & truffle steamed dumplings, goji, chilli oil (VG)  |  $16
Sticky jackfruit bao bun, sweet chilli, coriander (VG) – min 2 order  |  $8ea

SALADS + VEGETABLES

Som tam, young papaya, tomato, lime, tamarind, peanut (VG, *) 🌶🌶  |  $18
Vietnamese rice noodle salad, satay skewers, nuoc cham (VG, *) |  $22
Stir-fried greens, bok choy, black fungus, sesame soy (VG, *) |  $20

RICE + NOODLES

Typhoon shelter fried rice, broccolini, burnt garlic (VG, *) 🌶  |  $20
Pad Thai, tofu, egg, mung beans, peanut, chilli (*) 🌶  |  $26 
Dan dan noodles, sesame, peanut, soft egg 🌶 |  $25
Char kway teow noodles, shiitake mushrooms, egg, garlic, chives 🌶 | $25

SIGNATURE PLATES

Peking jackfruit pancakes, tapioca chips, plum sauce (VG) – 6 pieces  |  $28
Penang curry, lotus root, kumara, mushrooms, konjac (VG) |  $28
Spicy garlic eggplant, spring onion, chilli (VG) 🌶🌶  |  $26
Caramelised black pepper tofu, gai laan, shallots, garlic (VG) 🌶  |  $27

SIDES

Jasmine rice (VG, *)  |  $4
Red rice (VG, *)  |  $4
Kimchi (VG, *)  |  $6

EXTRAS

‘XO’ sauce (VG, *)  |  $3
Chilli sauce (VG)  🌶🌶🌶  |  $1.50
Chilli oil (VG, *) 🌶  |  $1.50
Fresh chopped chilli (VG, *) 🌶🌶🌶  |  $1.50

DESSERT

Salted caramel chocolate tart, peanut, crushed almond, coconut sorbet (VG, *) |  $16
Kaffir lime & lemongrass crème caramel (VG, *)  |  $16
East brûlée, coconut, freeze dried berries (*) |  $16

 

VG = vegan | * = made with ingredients not containing gluten.
Please let our team know of any allergies.

🌶 Mild   |   🌶🌶 Medium  |  🌶🌶🌶 Hot

 

takeout
BITES

Edamame: wok tossed, black shiso salt - or - wok tossed, sambal miso (VG, *) |  $7

SMALL PLATES

Gochujang cauliflower, spring onion, sesame seeds (VG) |  $18
Ginger caramelised bang bang shiitake mushrooms (VG) 🌶🌶 |  $19 

SALADS + VEGETABLES

Som tam salad, young papaya, tomato, lime, tamarind, peanut (VG, *) 🌶🌶  |  $18
Vietnamese rice noodle salad, satay skewers, nuoc cham (VG, *) |  $22
Stir-fried greens, bok choy, black fungus, sesame soy (VG, *) |  $20

RICE + NOODLES

Typhoon shelter fried rice, broccolini, burnt garlic (VG, *) 🌶  |  $20
Pad Thai, tofu, egg, mung beans, peanut, chilli (*) 🌶 |  $26 
Char kway teow noodles, shiitake mushrooms, egg, garlic, chives 🌶| $25

SIGNATURE PLATES

Penang curry, lotus root, kumara, mushrooms, konjac (VG)  |  $28
Spicy garlic eggplant, spring onion, chilli (VG) 🌶🌶  |  $26
Caramelised black pepper tofu, shallots, garlic, gai laan (VG) 🌶  |  $27

SIDES

Jasmine rice (VG, *)  |  $4
Red rice (VG, *)  |  $4
Kimchi (VG, *)  |  $6

EXTRAS

‘XO’ sauce (VG, *)  |  $3
Chilli sauce (VG)🌶🌶  |  $1.50
Chilli oil (VG, *) 🌶  |  $1.50
Fresh chopped chilli (VG, *) 🌶🌶🌶  |  $1.50

DESSERT

Kaffir lime & lemongrass crème caramel (VG, *)  |  $16

 

Please let our team know of any allergies.
VG = vegan | * = made with ingredients not containing gluten.

🌶 Mild   |   🌶🌶 Medium  |  🌶🌶🌶 Hot

 

 

cocktails
EAST MARGARITA  |  $19

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

NEW ‘AUCK’ CITY |  $22

Japanese whisky, umeshu, sweet & dry vermouth, orange bitters

CALL ME PURPLE |  $18

Gin, lemon juice, butterfly pea syrup, yuzu tonic

SOMETHING BEACHY |  $18

Vodka, grenadine, lychee liqueur, orange

YUZU D. |  $20

Yuzu sake, dark rum, lemon juice, aquafaba

DAHLIA’S DREAM |  $22

Jasmine infused sake, elderflower liqueur, sparkling wine, tamarind, lime

PASSIONFRUIT MOJITO (non-alcoholic) |  $12

Passionfruit syrup, fresh mint, lime juice, soda water

EAST SEASONAL (non-alcoholic) |  $8

Our mixologists rotating cocktail inspired by seasonal ingredients

 

 

bar
East proudly features one of the only all New Zealand wine lists with all certified organic or biodynamic and vegan-friendly!

 

WINE

Huia 'Blanc de Blancs' Méthode Traditionnelle, 2017 Marlborough |   $18 
Framingham Pinot Gris, 2020 Marlborough |   $13 
Meltwater Sauvignon Blanc, 2021 Marlborough |   $13 
Kelly Washington Sauvignon Blanc, 2018 Marlborough |   $15.5  
Seresin Estate Chardonnay, 2021 Marlborough |   $14  
La Monella ‘Bianco’ Pinot Blanc/Sauvignon Blanc/Riesling, 2021 Marlborough |   $16.5 
Momo Rosé, 2020 Marlborough |   $14
Stoneweaver Pinot Noir, 2020 Marlborough |   $13.5
Ted Pinot Noir, 2020 Central Otago |   $18
Beautiful Chaos Syrah, 2021 Marlborough |   $17 
Decibel ‘Gimblett Gravels’ Malbec, 2019 Hawke’s Bay |   $15  

BEER

TAP

Sapporo  |  $12

NEW ZEALAND CRAFT

Waiheke Brewing Company 'Heke' Lager  |  12
Deep Creek 'Undercurrent Pilsner'  |  12
Deep Creek 'Haze' Pale Ale  |  12
Behemoth 'Something Hoppy' IPA  |  13
Sawmill ‘Bare’ Pale Ale (less than 0.5%) |  10

Heineken 0.0  |  10

CIDER

Bohemian ‘Original Cyn’ Apple  |  12.5

KOMBUCHA

Batchwell Organic: 12.5
Pineapple & Ginger | Earl Grey

A selection of soft drink options, please ask

SPIRITS

WHISKY / WHISKEY
Highland Park 12yo  | 20
The Balvenie ‘Double Wood’ 12yo  | 25
Glenfiddich 12yo  | 15
Thomson ‘Two Tone’  | 10
Monkey Shoulder  | 11
Jameson  | 10
Mars ‘Maltage Cosmo’  | 22

BRANDY / COGNAC
Rémy Martin VSOP Fine Champagne Cognac  | 13
Darroze Armagnac 12yo  | 15

BOURBON
Woodford Reserve | 12

RUM
Plantation ‘Original Dark’  | 10
Plantation ‘3 Stars White’ | 10
Black Tears ‘Spiced’  | 13

GIN
Roots ‘Dry’ (NZ)  | 14
The Botanist ‘Dry’  | 15
Whitley Neill ‘Traditional Sloe’  | 13

VODKA
Burnt Hill (NZ)  | 12
Tito’s  | 10

TEQUILA & MEZCAL
Arquitecto  | 10
Herradura ‘Reposado’ | 16
Olmeca Altos  |  12
Ilegal ‘Mezcal Reposado’  | 13

PORT
Churchill’s Tawny  | 12

ALCOHOL-FREE SPIRITS
Seedlip ‘Garden 108’  | 10
Seedlip ‘Spice 94’  | 10

UMESHU*

Houraisen Kanjuku   |  $14

SAKE* (180ml)

Amanoto Jukara Junmai   |  38
Yoshinogawa Ginjo Gokujo   |  40
Heiwa Shuzo ‘Tsuru-Ume’ Yuzushu  |  35

*non-organic

Treat yourself, family and friends. 

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