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Selwyn Times: October 18, 2016

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26 Tuesday October 18 2016 TASTE SELWYN SELWYN TIMES Your guide to the best Taste in Selwyn THE BRIDGE A true oasis in the heart of Prebbleton, a short 5 minute drive from the Southern Motorway, with plenty of free parking and a charming garden area. Quiz night Wed 7pm, Happy Hour Mon-Fri 5pm-7pm, functions to suit your budget. Bookings advised. Friendly country atmosphere. Free courtesy van. Lunch, dinner and children’s meals catered. NEW WINTER MENU NOW AVAILABLE 587 Springs Road, Prebbleton, Christchurch. Ph 03 344 2180. Opening Hours 11am until late www.thebridgeprebbleton.co.nz milanese a taste of italy right here in selwyn... Prebbleton’s best kept secret is a secret no longer. The Milanese fully licenced Italian restaurant and pizzeria is an exceptional place to dine when you want a taste of Italy. Fresh Pasta, Carbonara, Spaghetti, to authentic Italian Pizzas. Dine In or Takeaway. Licensed/BYO wine only. Private Functions available. Open: Tues-Sunday from 4.30pm to 10pm Cnr springs & marshs Road 407 springs Road, phone 349 9652 (entrance on marshs Road, behind Vege shop) An enchanting restaurant Tulips and daffodils are blooming and the blossoms budding in the enchanting garden at Memorys Restaurant. Whether calling in for a coffee, tea or meal, Sue and Emma make dining a special experience with superbly healthy and original dishes served in a friendly and efficient manner. “With the new season’s vegetables coming in, meals have a fresher lighter taste which is a lovely change after the comfort foods of winter,” says Sue Giddens owner of Memorys Restaurant. With an inventive culinary style, Sue varies the menu every week to suit in-season produce and the weather making for a magical surprise in each and every delicious dish. Her salad bowl is a permanent on the menu and while its tastes change each week, it is immersed with wonderful flavours combining crisp light textured salad greens including home grown produce, such as fresh rocket, fennel and tasty herbs. There are also a few surprises like lovely imported pomegranates, tossed through to add bright jewels amongst the greens. Customers can also add a little protein with smoked salmon as a side. The desserts change too, with gluten, dairy free and refined sugar free options available. They might be a deconstructed donut or Greek custard tart and the sweet platter is on the menu all day, with bite sized healthy options to satisfy the taste buds without the guilt. Sweet treats vary each day and might include Cacao bliss balls, freeze dried coconut slice, salted peanut caramel fudge, a chocolate option or a chicory coffee slice. Relax in the sheltered courtyard; dine in doors or in the gallery room and take a stroll through the herb garden, making it easy to take a break away from everyday life at Memorys Restaurant. “We welcome people to pop in and enjoy the ambience of our place,” says Sue. “There are croissants, scones, savouries and our sweet treat platter for a light snack with coffee, a tea or organic cold drinks.” Hours of opening are: Thursday to Sunday, 10am-4pm, with breakfasts available 10.00-11.30am. You can book a private dinner from Thursday to Saturday evenings for a minimum of eight people, who will enjoy a surprise four-course dinner (with special dietary requirements able to be catered for). MEMORYS RESTAURANT A boutique establishment with an emphasis on relaxed dining and small private functions. Set amongst mature trees with a well-established garden and large courtyard area. The menu is an intimate selection of meals which changes weekly. Memorys is an unlicensed premises, however offer a beverage selection with a difference. MAKE A RESERVATION (BUT NOT ESSENTIAL) BREAKFAST – LUNCH – DINNER 227 Leeston Rd, Springston. Ph 03 329 5554. info@memorys.co.nz. Hours: Thu-Sun 10am-4pm (Bookings essential) (Wednesday open for private group bookings only) Minimum group booking 8 for Dinner ELEGANT HIGH TEA... Our High Teas are getting quite a reputation. Perfect to celebrate a bridal shower, baby shower, a special occasion or a lovely treat between friends. A gluten free option is available. We are fully licensed and also offer a fabulous selection of non-alcoholic beverages. BOOK YOUR HIGH TEA NOW. 687 Christchurch Akaroa Rd, Tai Tapu. (5 mins from Halswell). Ph 03 329 6753. www.thestoretaitapu.co.nz Email: thestore@taitapu.co.nz Open 7 Days. Mon-Fri 7.30am-4.30pm, Sat-Sun 8.30am-4.30pm. THE TEA HOUSE Set in a quaint 1890’s villa in the country town of Lincoln, The Tea House will treat you to something special every day. Enjoy lunch, High Tea, dinner or a special event at our elegant tea house in Lincoln. All of our dishes are made with fresh local produce and cooked to perfection. 6 Robert Street, Lincoln. Ph 03 325 7242 Email Vanetia@theteahouse.co.nz Open Wednesday-Sunday 9am-5pm and open all other times for private dining or functions.

SELWYN TIMES Tuesday October 18 2016 27 Email tom.doudney@starmedia.kiwi by 5pm each Wednesday Darfield Art Week Daily until Sunday More than 200 works by established, emerging and local artists in varied mediums are on display at the Darfield Recreation Centre, 10am-5pm. Works by Svetlana Orinko and Charles Pickworth are on display at the Darfield Library during opening hours (the library is closed on Sunday). Darfield Recreation Centre and Darfield Library. Free entry Pleasure and Provocation Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-4pm Lincoln University is sharing some of the highlights of its art collection in this exhibition. The collection includes original works by emerging and established New Zealand artists. Selwyn Gallery, 17 South Tce, Darfield Waterlife Wednesday to Sunday, 10am- 4pm An exhibition of work on water-quality issues by artists Mike Glover, Andrew Lyons, Blanche Fryer, Billy Barnes, Jim Conolly, David Lloyd, Brian Patchett, Mike Bowie and Gaylene Barnes. Down by the Liffey Gallery, 1 James St, Lincoln. Free entry Musical Showcase Wednesday, 7pm The Lincoln High School music department will put on a musical showcase featuring some of the top musical talent the school has to offer. This will include the orchestra, percussion group, pops choir, jazz band, chamber group and a variety of other group performers. Tea and coffee provided during the intermission. Lincoln High School hall. Gold coin entry Weekend Markets The local markets have a lot on offer, from fresh produce to hand made crafts •West Melton Market: Saturday, 9am-12pm. St Paul’s Church. •Eclectic Craft Market: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm, Prebbleton Community Cottage, cnr of Blakes Rd and Springs Rd. Features mosaics, garden art, up-cycled furniture and an assortment of other crafts made by a small group of local artists. •Lincoln Farmers and Craft Market: Saturday, 10am-1pm, Gerald St, Lincoln. SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE: Enjoy a change of pace and some good old fashioned fun at the annual Hororata Parish Spring Fair on Labour Day. The fair will feature market stalls, which offer a range of local products and produce, an auction and a series of other events, races and competitions throughout the day. It will be held at Hororata Domain, 9.30am-2pm. Entry is free and more information is available online at www.hororataparish.co.nz ​ •Darfield Market: Saturday, 10am-2pm, next to Farmlands, South Tce, Darfield. •Edendale Car Boot Sale: Sunday, 10am-3pm, Edendale Cafe, 888 Sandy Knolls Rd, West Melton. Running Groups The running groups aim to get like-minded members of the community fit and engaged with each other. There will be a staggered start time to cater for different abilities •Lincoln Rd Runners: Tuesday, registration from 5.30pm, starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km. Begins at Lincoln University. Gold coin donations. •Malvern Rd Runners: Tuesday registration from 5.40pm, starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km. Starts from Malvern Netball Centre. •Prebbleton Runners: Tuesday registration from 6pm. 3km or 6km walk or run. Starts from the Prebbleton Reserve soccer ground. •Ellesmere Road Runners: Wednesday registration from 5.45pm. 3km or 6km walk or run. Leeston Physiotherapy. MAkE uS YOur NO. 1 StOP fOr frESh fruit AND vEgEtAblES ClOSED lAbOur DAY, MONDAY 24 OCtObEr OPEN 7 DAYS Phone 349 5952 Cnr Springs Rd & Marshs Rd, Prebbleton (next to Milanese Restaurant) Your local natural & organic health shop • Herbal dispensary • Natural & organic skincare • In-store naturopath • Consultations & massage therapy • Proudly selling NZ products Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Closed Sunday. 106 The Runway, The Landing, Wigram Phone: 03 341 1070 Email: info@healthythymes.co.nz ‘Famous for their roasts!’ SENIORS SPECIAL Two courses: $ 20 Soup/Roast or Roast/Dessert Special available lunch only Monday - Saturday 12pm - 2.30pm Conditions apply FAMILY FRIENDLY Kid’s Special Two courses Great Kids menu plus designated play area. $ 10 RESTAURANT & CAFÉ Open daily from 6.30am - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner The RACECOURSE HOTEL & Motorlodge 118 Racecourse Rd, Sockburn, Christchurch. Ph 03 342 7150 www.racecoursehotel.co.nz H ORNBY WORKINGMEN’S CLUB «WHAT'S ON« FRIDAY 21 OCT, 7PM JO’S KARAOKE SATURDAY 22 OCT 4.30PM IAN MAC 8PM C-BAY BAND SATURDAY 22 OCT, 7PM UPSTAIRS CHRISTCHURCH BIG BAND FESTIVAL Tickets available at the club office «COMING UP« SATURDAY 19 NOV, 8PM BADMOONRISING THE CCR TRIBUTE SHOW TICKETS $20 FRIDAY 9 DECEMBER TICKETS $25 Hornby WMC | ph 03 349 9026 | 17 Carmen Road | Hornby www.hornbyworkingmensclub.co.nz | Members, guests & affiliates welcome