Lunch & Dinner
Classic beef and cheese with gherkin & relish
Pork & cider with blue cheese mayo
Southern fried chicken with aioli & sweet corn slaw
4 pieces for $20
Extra piece only $5
Chipotle chicken with fennel & tomatillo slaw
Poached prawn with mango & chilli salsa
Mixed bean with salsa lettuce & cheese (V)
4 pieces for $20
Extra piece only $5
Classic tomato, basil & bocconcini 18 (V)
Chicken, pepperoni, olive & spinach 20
Prawn, chorizo & chilli 20
Steak, mushroom, onions & feta 20
Pork belly with kipflers & fennel 22 (GF)
Chargrilled scotch fillet with capsicum relish 24 (GF)
Grilled haloumi with pomegranate & cous cous tabbouleh 16 (V)
Sticky duck with cucumber & herbs 24 (GF)
Seared Kingfish with corn salsa & soffritto 19 (GF)
Chilli beancurd & broccolini 16 (GF/V)
Mussel, tomato & chorizo fregola 18
Cumin lamb skewers with labna & roasted vegetables 18 (GF)
Braised beef cheek with polenta & gremolata 24
The Banquet menus are designed by head chef Sheryal Hooker and are a hand picked selection of her most popular share plates.
Roasted carrot & quinoa with cumin vinaigrette 16 (GF/V)
Green bean, treviso, lemon & egg 17 (GF/V)
Roast chicken, lentil & spinach 18 (GF)
Slow cooked lamb, capsicum, fetta & radicchio 22 (GF)
Daily selection of cheeses with lavosh & fruit bread $9ea
Beef empanadas with chimichurri 16
Crab & speck croquettes with rouille 12
Crunchy fried squid with tahini remoulade 17 (GF)
Beer battered chips & aioli 8 (V)
Corn chips with guacamole & salsa 10 (GF/V)
Marinated olives 8 (V/GF)
Chicken, Prawn or Vegetarian
Pizza – various flavours $18-20
Carrot & quinoa / 16 (GF/V)
Green Bean/ 17 (V/GF)
Roast Chicken / 18 (GF)
Slow Cooked Lamb / 22 (GF)
Pork belly / 22 (GF)
Scotch fillet / 24 (GF)
Haloumi / 16 (V)
Sticky Duck / 24 (GF)
Seared Kingfish / 19 (GF)
Chilli Beancurd / 16 (GF/V)
Mussel Fregola / 18
Lamb skewers / 19 (GF)
Braised Beef Cheek / 24
Crab & Speck Croquettes / 13
Beef Empanadas / 16
Crunchy Fried Squid / 17 (GF)
Beer Battered chips / 8 (V)
Corn chips / 10 (V)
Olives / 8 (V/GF)
Build your own board.
$9 Each / Cheese boards come with lavosh & fruit bread.
Feasting & Beverage Packages
The Botanist lunch $25pp (Only available until 4pm)
Organising a group of friends or work colleagues for lunch? The Botanist makes booking for groups easy. Just turn up and relax. You and your friends will enjoy a selection of our best share plates;
*Corn chips with guacamole & salsa *Crunchy fried squid *Chipotle chicken soft shell tacos *Slow roasted lamb salad *Classic tomato, basil & bocconcini pizza.
Dinner with a bunch $35pp
*Corn chips with guacamole & salsa *Grilled haloumi with pomegranate & bulgur wheat tabbouleh *Crunchy fried squid *Chipotle chicken soft shell tacos *Slow roasted lamb salad *Classic beef sliders (mini burgers) *Classic tomato, basil & bocconcini pizza.
* our banquet menus can be modified to suit dietary requirements.
Vale Ale on tap, Geoff Merrill SSB (SA), Geoff Merrill Cabernet/Merlot (SA), Charles De Fere Sparkling (Fra), soft drinks and water
2.5 hours – $40pp
Vale Ale(SA) on tap, Peroni(ITA) and Pacifico Lager(MEX), an option of two whites, two reds, Charles De Fere sparkling wine(FRA), soft drinks and water
2.5 hours – $45pp
Vale Ale(SA) on tap, Peroni(ITA) and Pacifico Lager(MEX), house spirits, an option of two whites, two reds, two sparkling wines, soft drinks, water
2.5 hours – $55pp
Bookings & Functions
For reservations please call: (02) 9954 4057 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. All reservations must be confirmed before arrival.
No reservation? No problem. We book half of the restaurant and allow the other half for walk-ins. If we can’t seat you when you arrive there is plenty of space at the bar and the waiting area where the full dinner menu will also be available.
If you are after a function or event please send an enquiry through using the enquiry form. We have a number of food and beverage packages available.
Your booking will be held for 20mins after the reservation time. In relation to the banquet menu, The Botanist needs to be informed of any guest cancellations at least 24 hours in advance or full payment of that guest is required.
17 Willoughby Street
(Enter via Broughton Street.
Look for the light above the door)