THIEVERY YUM-CHA MENU

 

(Starting August 7th – September 1st)

This August, Thievery will be transformed into a Middle Eastern Yum Cha Restaurant

taking customers on a fictional food journey through the Middle East and Asia.

SNACKS / SMALLS

PRAWN TOAST

zhoug sweet and sour sauce, sumac / 10 (2 piece)

 

BABA GANOUSH DUMPLINGS

bean curd skin, pinenuts, sheep milk yoghurt, burnt butter / 7 (2 piece)

 

CFC

chinese fried chicken rib, ginger, green shallot / 9 (2 piece)

SHEESH BARAK ( LEBANESE DUMPLINGS)

tahini, green shallots, aleppo oil / 8 (2 piece)

 

STEAMED SILKEN TOFU

chinese fried chicken rib, ginger, green shallot / 9 (2 piece)

 

SIDES

CUCUMBER SALAD

smashed garlic, black fungi mushroom, fried bread / 11

 

BBQ BROCCOLINI

burnt butter soy, sheep milk yoghurt, sesame seeds / 14

STIR FRIED SNAKE BEANS

lebanese xo, pomegranate molasses, ricotta / 14

MEDIUM

TORN SAMKE HARA DUMPLINGS

spicy baked fish, dumpling wrapper, almonds, chilli / 13

 

 

MUSHROOM STEAMED BUN

charred mixed mushrooms, grape molasses, garlic chives / 12 (2 piece)

CHINESE WATER SPINACH PANCAKE

toum, pickled parsley / 17

 

‘MILLY HILL’ LAMB KAFTA PANCAKE

potatoes, grilled chinese bread / 18

LARGE

MIDDLE EASTERN STRANGE FLAVOURED FISH

harissa, black bean, ginger,chilli / 26

 

‘MILLY HILL’LE BASTOURMA SPICED CHAR SUI LAMB CUTLET

pickles / 18 (2 piece)

CRISPY ‘BANNOCKBURN’ CHICKEN

middle eastern strange flavour sauce, sumac, szechuan / 29

 

TWICE COOKED RAS EL HANOUT ‘MAREMMA’ DUCK

carob, ginger caramel / 39 (1/2 duck)

DESSERT

CHINESE DONUT BUN

orange blossom, condensed milk, pistachio / 7 (2 piece)

 

STEAMED CANTONESE CAKE

za’atar, hemp oil / 9

 

MANGO PANCAKE ICECREAM SANDWICH

 / 9

THIEVERY YUM-CHA FEAST

 

 

(SATURDAYS 11:30AM-3PM)

 

Every Saturday for the month of August, we’re having bottomless cocktail teas with our Yum Cha feast. See pricing below.

THIEVERY YUM CHA FEAST / 37PP / SATURDAY 11:30-3PM

PRAWN TOAST

zhoug sweet and sour sauce, sumac

 

SHEESH BARAK (LEBANESE DUMPLINGS)

braised silverbeet, shanklish cheese

 

STEAMED SILKEN TOFU

tahini, green shallots, aleppo pepper oil

CUCUMBER SALAD

smashed garlic, black fungi mushroom, fried bread

 

BBQ BROCCOLINI

burnt butter soy, sheep milk yoghurt, sesame seeds

 

CRISPY SKIN ‘BANNOCKBURN’ CHICKEN

middle eastern strange flavoured sauce, sumac, szechuan

 

CHINESE DONUT BUN

orange blossom, condensed milk, pistachio

 

 

BOTTOMLESS BOOZE / 90 MIN DURATION / 35PP

GREEN TEA SANGRIA

red wine, pomegranate, sour cherry, apple juice, orange blossom,

BELLINI

two each week, ask your waiter

 

 

BOTTOMLESS SOFT STUFF / 90 MIN DURATION / 18PP

SOUR CHERRY ICED TEA

APPLE, ROSEWATER, MULBERRY PUNCH

PINEAPPLE, SAGE, CHOC BITTERS PUNCH

CAPI GINGER BEER

 

 

*Notes

-minimum 3 people
-only available for the whole table
-no split fares
-common dietary requirements can be accommodated

STANDARD MENU WILL RETURN SEPTEMBER 2ND

Cocktails

ZHOUG NIGHTS MARGARITA

cuervo tradicional tequila, triple sec, lemon, zhoug, sumac salt / 18

 

FO-FIZZLE MA-RIZZLE

beefeater gin, rhubarb, lemon, sour cherry, rhubarb bitters / 17

 

WET ROSE

Tea-infused stoli vodka, pomegranate liqueur, lime, rosewater, cloudy apple / 17

 

BABY GOT BAKLAVA

maker’s mark bourbon, amaretto, lemon, pistachio, honey / 17

FIG POPPA

esprit fig liqueur, stoli vodka, lemon, arak / 18

 

COLD DRIP KAHWA MARTINI

stolen smoked rum, kahlua, creme de cacao, cold drip coffee, cardamom / 19

 

NWA – NEGRONIS WITH APRICOT

campari, hayman’s sloe gin, apricot-infused lillet blanc / 18

Mocktails

THIEVES VIRGIN MOJITO

lime, mint, maple syrup, cloudy apple juice / 9

 

ROSE MULBERRY & APPLE PUNCH

7

 

PINEAPPLE, SAGE & CHOC BITTERS PUNCH

7

#letsconspire

Plates to Share

SNACKS / DIPS

 

BABY FRENCH RADISHES

sweet eschallot, lemon, extra virgin olive oil, isot pepper / 9

 

YELLOWFIN TUNA

crispy kebab,’samke harra’ emulsion, pickled radish / 6 each

 

HUMMUS

burnt butter, paprika / 12

 

BABA GANOUSH

sheeps milk yoghurt, pinenuts / 14

 

WARM MOZZARELLA

spiced oil, fig jam, flaky bread / 14

 

SMALL

 

BBQ KING PRAWN

beurre blanc, za’atar, calvisius oscietra royal caviar / 16

ICEBERG ‘TABBOULEH’

amaranth puff, dried tomato / 15

 

SHEESH BARAK (LEBANESE DUMPLINGS)

braised silverbeet, shanklish cheese, fried chickpeas / 16

 

RED CABBAGE FATTOUSH

pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, chardonnay vinegar / 16

 

CHARRED CARROTS

carob molasses glaze / 14

 

ROASTED BROCCOLI

labne creme, burnt honey, za’atar / 14

MEDIUM

 

THIEVERY NAYYEH

beef, ezme, crispy bits / 18

 

GRILLED FIELD MUSHROOM

enoki and fermented mushrooms, cavolo nero / 16

 

TURMERIC BAGHRIR (CRUMPET)

confit leek, crème fraîche, grape molasses / 18

 

LFC

lebanese fried chicken, black garlic sauce / 16

 

LAMB KAFTA PANCAKE

sumac onions, sheep milk yoghurt / 19

 

 

LARGE

 

APHRODITE HALOUMI

honey, macadamia dukkah / 19

 

CLOUDY BAY CLAMS

israeli couscous, lebanese xo, fried bread, coriander, isot pepper / 24 / 32

 

MIDDLE EASTERN STRANGE FLAVOUR FISH

harissa, sesame seeds, watercress / 26

 

BBQ LAMB CUTLETS

sheep’s yoghurt, medjool dates, parsley / 29

 

WAGYU BEEF RUMP

pumpkin, pickled onion, pine nuts / 39

#letsconspire

Thievery’s Feast

FEAST ONE

/ nine shared vegetarian courses / 52pp

 

FEAST TWO

/ ten shared courses / 59 pp

 

Add Arak over ice / 7 pp

 

*Notes
-minimum 3 people
-only available for the whole table
-no split fares
-common dietary requirements can be accommodated

#letsconspire

Dessert

FAILED FIG CHEESECAKE

burnt butter crumbs, verjus, grape molasses / 14

 

COCOA & CARDAMON MERINGUE

arak & fennel cream, labne / 14

 

TOASTED RICE ICECREAM

za’atar crumb, mandarin, olive oil, nigella seeds / 13