Menu

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Our menu evolves each week, themed by the availability of fresh ingredients and what’s in season.

Fresh wholesome and true food is our signature. With great prices and a warm friendly “Bistro In The Bush” welcome.

We now have an all day brunch and small plates menu till 4 pm. Fantastic tapa style eating but in our rustic Italian way!

BREAKFAST

Eggs Benedict  $19, with bacon or smoked salmon

Baked eggs $18, with sujuk, tomato, olives, toasted ciabatta bread and goats cheese

Baked eggs $18, with potato, spinach, goats cheese, olives tomato and toasted ciabatta

Big Breakfast $22.50, grilled sujuk, crispy bacon, grilled tomatoes, mushrooms toasted bread and your choice of eggs.

French Toast $18, with caramelised banana, crispy bacon, maple syrup and hokey pokey ice cream

SMALL PLATES

Olives $7

Sourdough ciabatta bread with cultured butter and smoked salt 9.00

Soup of the day pumpkin and mushrooms with roasted ciabatta bread  14.50

Chickpea and parmesan chips with capsicum and tomato salsa 12.00

Broken potatoes with feta rosemary and roast garlic 12.00

Homemade spanakopita spinach and feta cheese 17.50

Homemade fresh pastry baked in the oven with mince and potatoes 17.50

Spinach, ricotta and goats cheese dumplings with sage butter 15.00

Warm salad of beetroot shallots, ricotta and black olives 15.00

Crispy pork belly with roasted kumara and rhubarb 15.00

Honey and balsamic lamb ribs 17.50

Arancini with basil, mozzarella and smoked eggplant 17.50

Meatballs with pepeoranata and parmesan cheese 16.5

MAINS

Capeletti with prawns, smoked tomato, roasted olives and basil 29.00

Spinach gnocchi with braised beef, roasted tomato and pickled fennel 29.00

Grilled eggplant and pumpkin, chickpeas harissa on mango couscous
 with rocket and tahini yogurt 29.00

Risotto with roasted capsicums, basil and pine nuts 29.00

Beef short ribs with cauliflower puree and pickles 34.00

Dry aged Angus scotch with herb butter, broken potatoes and glazed sprouts 34.00

Blackened kingfish with baby potatoes, baby spinach taratore and tahini yogurt 39.00

Garden salad with tomato and cheese 12.50

SWEETS

Affogato $8, with liqueur $16

Homemade Ice creams $12

(roasted almond, hokey pokey, stracciatella,
pure vanilla, green tea, dark chocolate, cassis sorbet)

Bitter chocolate and honey truffles $12

Bitter chocolate truffle cake with stracciatella ice-cream $15

Creme brulee with rhubarb and cassis sorbet $15

Orange and caramel Panna Cotta with cassis sorbet $15

We always have a range of vegetarian dishes and easily cater for gluten free and vegan dietary requirements if you give us notice.

We also have a delicious and fun children’s menu, including fresh wholesome pasta for just $10.

Monday/Tuesday ‘locals’ special – any main and our delicious Tiramisu dessert for only $40.

To keep up with our weekly menu changes, follow us on Facebook.


Cured meats and cheese with bread pickles


Bruschetta with grilled asparagus prosciutto and buffalo mozzarella


Asparagus ravioli


John Dory with artichoke caponata


Braised lamb shoulder with potato gratin


Spinach and ricotta gnocchi with goat’s cheese sauce


Bitter Chocolate Truffle cake with home-made roasted hazelnut ice-cream


Ricotta and pine-nut cake with mascarpone ice-cream

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

Every so often we’ll share here a customers review and a photo or two (three, four, five)…

It was only three items off the menus that we ordered, but enough to recommend this restaurant to the world!!

All was beautiful and delicious.

The new menu, hot salad which is made of brussels sprouts and the pomegranate, is tender, tasteful, very unique, and is my favourite.

All dishes and warm hospitality, and wonderful conversation, satisfied us 120%!!

Thank you for your bright smiles and beautiful time, we cannot wait until next year!!
– Miho & Yuji from Tokyo

HUNGRY?

HUNGRY?

Look what just came out of the kitchen 🙂

Crispy pork belly with roasted kumara or blackened kingfish with baby potatoes, baby spinach taratore and tahini yogurt.

How about some traditional dolmadez – yum.

THE FOOD

Look whats just come out of the kitchen – Baked Eggplant – YUMMY!!!

The Refreshment Room is all about fresh, homemade inspired, Italian cooking. We make true food, filled with natural goodness.

Almost all our food is made onsite – including our breads, pastas, sauces, desserts and ice-creams.

We incorporate locally produced organic, free range, line sustainable and seasonal ingredients into our meals. We also use halal meats.

We source the best European ingredients such as cheeses, cured meats and flour.

This month the theme is pork…  of course, there is fish, risotto and a wide range of other yummy offerings.

Fresh gnocchi being prepared – yum

Welcome

WELCOME

Come and try our new tapa style small plates and all day brunch menu!

Enjoy the stunning views on our large deck and warm inside fire.  Phone 09 817 8655 if you would like to book.

OPENING HOURS
MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI – Midday open for Lunch right through to Dinner – closing around 10:30pm
SAT & SUN – 9:30am to 12:30pm Brunch

QUICK CONTACT/RESERVATIONS
Phone: 09 817 8655
Address: 233 Scenic Drive, Titirangi, Auckland – map link
Email: info@therefreshmentroom.co.nz

RESERVATIONS

What Is House Washing?

 

House washing can take place on a North Shore property. Although it is not necessarily required, it can be a fun and entertaining way to spend some time in the sun and enjoy the local wildlife. House washing can also help to increase the value of your property and help to make your home more appealing to potential buyers.

One of the main advantages of house washing is the amount of enjoyment that you will get from it. You may have considered this as a task for the kids but when you are doing it for yourself it becomes something that you look forward to doing every day. When you think about the benefits of doing it, there are many things that you will find to be worthwhile. In addition to the pleasure that you will get from doing it, house washing helps to protect your investment.

House washing is beneficial for many reasons. For example, you can clean any area that has become filthy and unattractive to you with a regular cleaning. This will reduce the amount of time that you need to spend doing the cleaning and also help to prevent pest infestation.

There are many different types of cleaning available on the market. These can include floor cleaning, window cleaning, bathroom cleaning and much more.

If you are interested in cleaning your home before selling it, then you should consider house washing as part of the process. If you have made an investment in your house, then it will be a good idea to spend a few hours of your time each week doing this job.

When doing house washing, you should be looking for signs of damage or wear. For example, if you see that the tiled floor has lost its shine because it is old or cracked, then you should consider replacing it. This will help to make your property look better than it currently does.

In order to clean your property properly, you will need a hose and some cleaning products. You should also make sure that you have adequate cleaning supplies such as towels and brushes to be able to do the work effectively.

It is important that you do a thorough job of cleaning. If you leave any areas untouched, it is likely that they will attract pests and that they will cause further damage to your property.

In order to make your property as appealing as possible, you will need to consider whether you want to sell your home as-is or if you want to get it cleaned up. If you want to sell it as-is, then you will be able to hire a professional to clean it. However, if you want to get it cleaned up, then you should ensure that you hire someone who specialises in this area.

It is also a good idea to hire someone to give you a professional assessment of the condition of your home so that you know exactly what you will need to do to clean it up. This can be a great way of ensuring that you get the best service possible at an affordable price.

Sometimes, it is best to get your house washed down the back and front of the house. This helps to remove excess dirt, dust and grit and prevents dust mites from settling on the interior of your home.

Some people like to use a steam cleaner on their home and make it look as though it has never been cleaned in years. This can be an option, but you may not want to use one unless you are going to hire someone who knows about this technology.

By using a steam cleaner, you can make your home look as if it has never been cleaned before. This helps to give it a fresh and clean feel that everyone wants.