Ancestral brings the opulence of 1930s Shanghai to Wellington, offering modern Cantonese and Sichuan cuisine.
Two courses plus a glass of regional Wellington wine for $35
13-spiced duck and black wood fungus salad with chilli bamboo shoots
Hing's organic tofu, free range pork and prawn mince with ginger and soy sauce
Wairarapa mushroom, bamboo shoot and tofu paper parcel with bok choy and ginger
Wok-braised market fish with wild chilli and spring onion
Sago and custard pudding with azuki bean paste
Chinese haw fruit sorbet with slow-cooked apple, rhubarb and goji berries
Urlar Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2011
Three course Sichuan banquet plus regional Wellington wine matches for each course for $88
Freshly shucked oysters with chilli and garlic vinegar
Crispy aubergine with Sichuan pickled chilli, ginger and Chinkiang vinegar
Wok-sautéed market fish with fennel and wild pickled chilli
20-hour 13-spiced half duck with spring onion, lychee and goji berries
Sago and custard pudding with azuki bean paste and poached lychee
Offer valid 10-26 August
Sample menu only. Bookings are strongly recommended.
Offer not valid in conjunction with any other discount/value add offer.