All of the vegetarian and vegan cuisine listed below are also available for take away and catering orders.

Menu Key: (v) = vegan; (gf) = gluten-free; (ef) = egg free; (ogf) = onion & garlic free; (wf) = wheat free.

Bowl with base and topping – medium size

Bowl Menu

Your choice of base and topping in a Bowl – served with grain bread and butter.
Serving sizes: small, medium and large.

Bases (v)

  • Mashed potato, baked kumara or brown rice.


  • African Beans (v,gf) – red kidney beans in a mild coconut and tomato sauce.
  • Bali High (v) – rich peanut sauce served over steamed vegetables.
  • Tropical Chickpea Curry (v,gf) – mild chickpea and banana curry.
  • Mushroom Gravy (v,gf,ogf) – flavoursome mushrooms in chef's secret sauce, served over steamed vegetables.
  • Mexican (v,gf) – black beans and red kidney beans in chef's own Mexican sauce, with optional cheese and sour cream.
  • Hungarian Stroganoff (ef) – black-eyed beans and mushrooms in a rich, creamy sauce.
  • Indian Dhal (v,gf) – fragrant and rich veggie-packed toover dhal.
  • Extras: Cottage Cheese, Yoghurt, Chutney, Homemade Tomato Sauce, Chilli Sauce, Plum Sauce, Sour Cream.
A steaming bowl of soup

Instead of a Bowl

  • Nachos: Mexican topping served on corn chips with cheese and sour cream. (gf)
    Serving sizes: small and large.
  • Daily Salad:
    Serving sizes: As a side or in a bowl with bread.
  • Specialty Salads:
    Serving sizes: As a side or in a bowl with bread.
  • Soup of the Day (v)(gf):
    In winter only and served with toast.
  • Apple Crumble:
    Serving sizes: small and large. Served with yoghurt, cream or ice cream or soy ice cream.
A changing variety of hot-pots and salads are available from our cabinet

Hot-Pots & Salads

The Blue Bird's daily hot-pots and salads are presented in our cabinet each day. Below are listed some of our most popular hot-pots.


  • Calzone (ef)
  • Cottage Pies (v)(gf)
  • Frittata (gf)
  • Hunza Pie (ef)
  • Lasagne (Regular (ef) or Vegan (v))
  • Mediterranean Stuffed Potatoes (ef)(gf)
  • Neatloaf with Mushroom Gravy
  • Pizza (Mediterranean (ef), Italian (ef), Plum (ef) or Vegan (v) )
  • Red Lentil Loaf with Homemade Tomato Sauce (gf)
  • Sausage Rolls (vegetarian & vegan option)
Fresh garden salad


  • Italian Marinated Veggie (ef)
  • Pasta (ef)
  • Greek (ef)
  • Garden (v)
  • Roast Veggie (v)
  • Potato and Pea (ef)
  • Coleslaw
  • Creamed Potato
  • Silverbeet (v)
  • Beetroot and Feta (ef)
  • Curried Egg
Sandwich on five grain bread


The Blue Bird offers wholesome sandwiches typically made on Five Grain Rye or Basil Pesto breads with fresh salad vegetables and a variety of fillings – vegan and non-vegan options. We also offer:

  • Gourmet Asparagus Rolls (ef)
  • Potted Cheese & Asparagus Rolls (ef)
  • Kumara Sandwiches (v)
  • Roast Veggie Rollups (v)
Fresh muffins – baked daily

Muffins & Scones

Muffins (mini, medium, large)

  • Banana (v)
  • Banana Caramello
  • Blueberry
  • Chocky Banana (v)
  • Boysenberry and White Chocolate
  • Lemon Crunch
  • Mango, Passionfruit and White Chocolate
  • Orange Turkish Delight
  • Peach and White Chocolate
  • Raspberries and Cream
  • Spiced Raspberry Surprise


  • Orange and Date (v,gf)
  • Mediterranean Stuffed (ef)
Citrus Slice and a Bliss Ball

Sweet Treats

  • Afghans (ef)
  • Apple Crumble (v)
  • Apricot Malt Slice (ef)
  • Barfi (ef)(gf)
  • Bliss Balls (v)
  • Brownies (gluten-free or regular)
  • Caramel Walnut (ef)(gf)
  • Chocky Chip Cookies (ef)
  • Fruit and Custard Tartlets (ef)
  • Fruit and Jam Tartlets (v)
  • Lemon Citrus Slice (ef)
  • Lemon Meringue Pie
  • Ginger Crunch (ef)
  • Hedgehog (ef)(gf)
  • Marx Slice (ef)
  • Pecan Slice (v)(gf)


  • Fruit mince Tartlets (ef)
  • White Christmas (ef)
Carrot Cake, Chocolate Cake and Cheesecake


Delicious homemade cakes are sold from The Blue Bird's counter in slices and we also offer whole cakes to order for which we require at least twenty-four hours notice. Kindly contact us regarding prices and your needs.

  • Apple Walnut Date (v)(gf)
  • Banana (v)
  • Blueberry Cheesecake (ef)(gf) *
  • Carrot (gf)
  • Chocolate (v)
  • Coffee Caramel
  • Double Decker Brownie (g – optional)
  • Dutch Custard Tart
  • Orange Almond (gf) *
  • Orange Fruit (v)(gf)
  • Pineapple Coconut
  • Pineapple Meringue Shortcake
  • Pavlova (gf)
  • Tiramisu *

* Specialty cakes – these cakes are smaller and more expensive than the others.

Espresso coffee, fresh vegetable and fruit juices, smoothies and lemon water


Hot Drinks

  • Espresso Coffee
  • A Large selection of black and herbal teas
  • Chai Tea (our very own Blue Bird recipe).

Cold Drinks

  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Juices
  • Combinations of your choice


  • Super Spirulina
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Tropical Fruit
  • Mango Nectar
  • Rose Lassi

Superfood Smoothies

  • Maca Cacao Tonic: Maca blended with organic raw cacao, soy or rice milk, vanilla, banana and dates.
  • Go Goji: Goji berry powder blended with grape juice, berries, orange, dates and seasonal fruits.
  • Acai Anti-Ager: Acai powder blended with natural yoghurt, dates, seasonal fresh fruits and mixed berries.
  • Lucuma Luxury: Lucuma blended with banana, dates, turmeric, ginger and soy or rice milk.
  • Noble Nopal: Nopal combined with fresh orange and mango, yoghurt, dates, cardamom and soy or rice milk.

Iced Drinks

  • Iced Coffee (with espresso shot)
  • Iced Chocolate
  • Iced Chai Tea

Cold bottled drinks are also sold from our cabinet and complimentary lemon water is always available.