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.  

WILSON ST, NEWTOWN, WELLINGTON
WE’RE OPEN, DROP BY 
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WED - SAT 4PM-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

SAMPLE

PLATES
Spinach and artichoke dip, crisp bread 12
Shawarma spiced popcorn cauliflower, tahini tarator, date molasses 14
Broadbean falafel, pickled cabbage, herb salad, labneh 16 
Salatim, seasonal selection of salads 24
Hummus basar, braised lamb, pickled chilli, pumpkin seed za’atar, grilled pita 24
A big ol’ chicken nugget, baby cos, pomegranate sweet & sour sauce 18
Dill cured salmon, beetroot pickle, horseradish cream, potato straws 20
Twice cooked pork belly, persimmon, picada, fennel, radish, mint 26

SIDES
Grilled pita 6
Harissa 5
Everyday zoug 5
Marinated feta 6
Green Goddess 6
Evoo and pistachio dukkah 6

SWEETS
Chocolate, sesame and grapefruit tart, creme fraiche 16
Rhubarb and rosewater semifreddo, vanilla cream 16

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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