Mason, a restaurant masquerading as a bar in Newtown, Wellington. Mason offers a thoughtful selection of ice cold beer, juicy natural wine, and quality liquor. With an ever-changing, small yet complete menu drawing on mid eastern and med flavours the food is well suited for sharing with friends and family.






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TUES - FRI  5 - LATE
SAT 4 - LATE

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Mason is a restaurant masquerading as a bar. Brought to you by chef Matt Hawkes (x Rita) Mason offers a thoughtful selection of ice cold beer, juicy natural wine, and quality liquor. With an ever-changing, small yet complete menu drawing on mid eastern and med flavours the food is well suited for sharing with friends and family.

With a focus on sustainable produce, Mason takes inspiration and direction from suppliers, the seasons, and other cultures that have done it before us.

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MENU

JUNE (SAMPLE)

PLATES
Buffalo mozzarella, preserved fig, radicchio, pumpkin seed & pistachio dukkah 16/24
Saltfish fritters, muhammara mayo 22
Persimmon & golden beet carpaccio, whipped goats cheese, hazelnut picado 22
Pumpkin “kibbeh”, Medjool date, olive, lime pickle labneh, turmeric vinaigrette 23
Snapper crudo, mandarin, manzano chilli hot sauce, rosemary, crème fraîche 23 / 36
Broad bean falafel, green goddess, fennel a le grecque, cos, jalapeño, buttermilk 28
Organic chicken schnitzel, grilled sprouting broccoli & kale “Caesar” salad 28
Braised beef short rib, roast kumara, kohlrabi, seasoned yoghurt, coriander 30
Salatim - three vegetarian sides 33

Grilled pita 5
Toum 3 
Squash Ghanoush 3
50:50 3

SWEETS
Almond basbousa, saffron feijoa, cardamom custard, toasted coconut 14
Tahini semifreddo, poached quince, blueberry, cacao cookie crumb 14

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DRINKS LIST

SAMPLE

ICE COLD BEER
Parrot Dog on tap
Falcon APA 8
Hazy IPA 9
A fridge full of cold tins 9-14

NATURAL WINE
Tincan Persuasive Pet-Nat, Nelson 12/50
La Monella 14/60
Unkel ‘Orange’ Pinot Gris 14/60
Jumpin’ Juice Sunset Rose 14/60
Somos Tintito 14/60
Gentle Folk Pinot Noir 15/70

COCKTAILS
Paloma 14
Tom Collins 14
Fernet and coke 12
High Ball 12
Corpse Reviver 16
Negroni 17

Soda with hibiscus 6
Karma Cola, Lemony Lemonade, Gingerella, Summer Orangeade 5
Sparkling Antipodes water 6/9

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