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  
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TUE - 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

March 2021

PLATES
Freekeh, feta & caramelised onion dolmades, pine nut, currants 14
Zucchini fries, shawarma spice, turmeric yoghurt 14
Broad bean falafel, fermented lime labneh, pickle & herb salad 16 
Buffalo mozzarella, charred red pepper, hazelnut, pomegranate, grilled pita 21
Raw trevally, shisito, cucumber, green grape, green chilli, buttermilk, oregano 22
Lonza, rock melon, fennel, rocket, burnt honey vinaigrette, poppy seed dukkah 23
Heirloom tomato & cucumber fattoush, goat curd, crispbread, mint, sumac 25  
Hummus basar - braised lamb, pumpkin seed za’atar, pickled chilli, grilled pita 26
Panfried snapper, burnt baby leek, almond aioli, chermoula, olive, raisin 28
Salatim - three seasonal salads 28

SIDES
Grilled pita 6
Toum 4
Everyday zoug 4
Babaganoush 4  

SWEETS
Yoghurt panna cotta, roast peach, blueberry, lemon verbena, sesame 12
Persian cake, saffron poached feija, sour mascarpone, pistachio 14

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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