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

MAY (SAMPLE)

PLATES
Buffalo mozzarella, mandarin, hazelnut 16/22
Saltfish fritters, beet ketchup 22
Pumpkin “kibbeh”, Medjool date, olive, lime pickle labneh, turmeric vinaigrette 22
Cured salmon, green goddess, Zuni onion, pickled radish, coriander 23 / 36
Fig, prosciutto, pistachio, radicchio, burnt honey, buttermilk 26
Broad bean falafel, Moroccan carrot, tahini, jalapeño, rocket & herb salad 28
Organic chicken schnitzel, burnt baby leek, B&B zucchini, aioli 28
Braised lamb shoulder, buttercup squash, kohlrabi kraut tzatziki, mint oil 30
Salatim - three vegetarian sides 33

Grilled pita 5
Toum 3 
Muhammara 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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