Private Dining & Functions

For Reservations or Enquiries

Phone: (09) 638 7236

or email:  moltenrestaurant@gmail.com

Private Dining Rooms

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  • For groups of 8 – 42
  • No venue hire
  • Set menus available – see 3 course and 4 course on menus tab.

The Courtyard

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For groups of up to 65 standing or 25 seated

  • No venue hire
  • Minimum spend requirement may apply
  • Canapés, pizzas or spit roast available – see courtyard functions on menus tab

EXCLUSIVE RESTAURANT OR WINE BAR USE

  • For groups of up to 40 seated in the restaurant
  • For groups of up to 90 in the wine bar
  • No venue hire
  • Minimum spend requirement may apply

COURTYARD FUNCTIONS MENU

Option 1 – Small dishes (17.5pp)

Designed as an accompaniment to drinks, to be eaten with your fingers. Choose as many of the following options as you wish:

Marinated olives

Fat crinkle-cut chips w black truffle aïoli Duck liver parfait w sour cherry relish Welsh Rarebit

Chicken drums, miso mayo, young fennel Portuguese sardines

Smoked pork ribs

Charcuterie

Option 2 – Napoletana style pizzas (charged per pizza)

Great for casual get togethers

Margherita – tomato, mozzarella, basil 19

Romana – tomato, oregano, garlic, black olive, chilli & white anchovy 23

Funghi – tomato, mushrooms, smoked provolone, rocket 23

Salame Piccante – tomato, salami, mozzarella, Sicilian olives & chilli 24

Bianca – mozzarella, green olives, capers 20

Carciofo – tomato, artichoke, mozzarella, capers, grana padano, olives & garlic 24

Option 3 – Charcoal Spit Roast for groups of twenty or more (19.0pp)

Kindly note 72hrs notice is required for this option for the preparation of meats & roasting equipment. Served on a board with mini Wild Wheat bread rolls, condiments, pickles, rocket & whole grain mustard for guests to help themselves. Choose from the following:

Leelands Farm lamb shoulder Harmony free range pork Whole free range chicken

Option 4 – Whole Spit Roast Lamb or Free Range Pig (POA)

Kindly note that we require a minimum of ten days notice for this option. The cost of w hole pigs / whole lambs varies with the time of year. Please contact us for further details.

Option 5 – Feasting menu (55.0pp 2 courses, 65.0pp 3 courses)

We love the idea of sharing food to create a more complete social experience to dining out. The feasting menu is available to larger groups (10 or more) and is served family style with large dishes in the middle of the table for guests to help themselves. Simply choose up to three dishes for each course (these need to be pre -ordered). Spit roast pigs / lambs carry an additional cost that varies with the time of year. Please contact us for further details.

STARTERS

Duck liver parfait, crostini, sour cherry relish Welsh Rarebit
Eggplant parmigiana, scamorza affumicata Chicken drums, miso mayo, young fennel Italico cheese, apricot, spiced almonds Heirloom beets, toasted hazelnuts, goats cheese Bone marrow a la St John, toast & parsley salad Portuguese sardines, chimichurri, fresh chilli Smoked ribs and pickles – pork or lamb

MAINS

Whole baked fish
Hot smoked salmon
Barbecued lamb shoulder, parsnip, radish, salsa verde, white anchovy Braised beef cheek, portobellini mushrooms, remoulade, bordelaise sauce Free range pork, butter beans, savoy, pomegranate aïoli
Whole barbecued free range chicken
Whole Spit Roast Pig***
Whole Spit Roast Lamb***

DESSERTS

Passionfruit semifreddo, meringue & curd w sesame praline

Peach and apricot trifle, lemon olive oil cake, thyme jelly, mascarpone
White Valrhona chocolate mousse, dulce de leche, shortbread, coffee ice cream