Function Venue in Balmain

Cat and Fiddle menu options for functions. Enquire today!

Perfect for crowd-pleasing corporate functions, birthday celebrations, social group gatherings, engagement parties and even wedding receptions. Read our frequently asked questions here.

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P: 02 9973 6757
E: manager@catandfiddle.com.au

$49 per person/or $60 with dessert (a choice of two items from each course to be served alternately)

OCTOPUS CARPACCIO

potato skodalia, fennel, saffron aioli

BEETROOT TARTE TATIN

goat’s cheese, pine nuts, wild honey

WOOD FIRED BLACK OLIVE FLAT BREAD

& labneh

OXTAIL PIE

Pedro Ximenes jus, mashed potato

FRIED ZUCCHINI FLOWERS

ricotta, lemon, aioli
Fried Zucchini Flowers

BARRAMUNDI

garden peas & salsa verde

250g RUMP STEAK

mashed potatoes, watercress & red wine jus

PUMPKIN GNOCCHI

burnt butter sauce, pine nuts & sage

CHICKEN BREAST SALTIMBOCCA

spiced lentils & chermoula

BAKED EGGPLANT

spiced quinoa, feta & sugo
250g Scotch Fillet

SUMMER BERRIES IN PROSECCO JELLY

elderflower granite

CHOCOLATE TART & CHERRIES

GELATO

(see staff for flavours)

AFFOGATO

(see staff for flavours)
Gelato

A selection of pizzas, seafood and meat dishes, complemented by vegetables and salads.

WOOD FIRED FLATBREAD

w/ black olive tapenade & labneh

MARKET FISH

capers, grilled lemon & burnt butter sauce

ROASTED HALF FREE-RANGE CHICKEN

polenta & sweet corn

WOOD FIRED PIZZA

(choose one from menu)

MASHED POTATO

CHARRED BROCCOLINI

cashew nuts & honey mustard dressing

MIXED LEAF SALAD

CHEESE PLATE

gorgonzola, pecorino, brie, crackers & jelly
Market Fish

MINI GELATOS

gorgonzola, pecorino, brie, crackers & jelly

NUTELLA PIZZA

gorgonzola, pecorino, brie, crackers & jelly

BBQ PORK BELLY SKEWERS

5 each

12-hour slow cooked

ROAST PUMPKIN TARTLETS

4 each

CHICKEN SKEWERS

5 each

lemon & herb marinated

MUSHROOM ARANCINI

3 each

GRILLED OCTOPUS

5 each

on skewer

GRILLED LAMB KOFTA

5 each

MAC & CHEESE CROQUETTE

5 each

BEEF PIES

4 each

BBQ Pork Belly Skewers

MINI GELATO

4 each

MACARONS

4 each

FRUIT SKEWERS

3 each

(see staff for flavours)

Prosciutto, bresaola, ham, wood fired flatbread, tapenade, labneh, grapes, mixed olives, grilled vegetables, hummus dip, gorgonzola, pecorino.

SOMETHING CLASSIC

Rita’s Pinot Grigio ½ litre carafe

18

De Iuliis Hunter Valley, NSW Chardonnay 2018

49

Warramunda Estate (Liv Zak) Yarra Valley, Vic Chardonnay 2018

61

Terraced Hills, Adelaide Hills, Chardonnay, 2018

52

11 per glass

Spring Vale (Reserve) Freycinet Coast, Tas Chardonnay 2017

86

Mount Langi Ghiran ‘Billi Billi’ Grampians, Victoria Pinot Gris 2018

45

9 per glass

Wilson Vineyard Clare Valley, SA Riesling 2018

50

Willoughby Albany/Great Southern Kalgan River, Riesling 2017

55

Howard Park Miamup Margaret River, WA Sav Blanc 2017

62

12 per glass

Upstarts, Orange NSW, Sav Blanc

29

Tyrrell’s Hunter Valley, NSW Semillon 2014

88

SOMETHING A LITTLE OUT THERE

Holm Oak Tamar Valley, Tas Sav Blanc 2017

65

Margan Hunter Valley, NSW Albarino 2019

65

Pizzini Arneis King River, Vic Arneis 2018

59

Juniper (Estate) Margaret River, WA Sem/Sav 2017

85

Margan ‘Original Range’ Hunter Valley, NSW Verdelho 2018

51

Breancreek Tasmania, Schonburger, 2019

73

SOMETHING CLASSIC

Little Yering, Victoria Pinot Noir 2019

50

10 per glass

Lethbidge Menage a Noir, Geelong, Pinot Noir 2019

68

Smokin Barrels, Barossa Valley, Merlot 2017

44

9 per glass

Skuttlebutt, Margret River, Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

45

9 per glass

Thistle Hill Central Ranges, NSW Cabernet Sauvignon (organic 2017)

50

Mystic Park, Barossa Valley, Shiraz

40

8 per glass

Tyrrell’s Stevens Hunter Valley, NSW Shiraz 2017

89

Dutschke St Jakobi Barossa Valley, SA Shiraz 2016 (lighter style Barossa Shiraz)

80

A LITTLE WEIRD AND WONDERFUL

Pizzini Pietra Rossa Gisella King Valley, Vic Sangiovese 2016

69

Bass Line Barossa Valley, SA GSM 2017

61

Usher Tinkler Rebirth Hunter Valley NSW Shiraz (natural wine)

71

Silent Noise, McLaren Vale, SA, Shiraz, Grenache, Zinfandel

52

Hutton Vale Farm Eden Valley, SA Grenache, Mataro 2012

160

First Ridge Barbara Mudgee NSW 2018

59

Villa Fresco Rosso, King Valley Victoria, Shiraz/Sangiovese 2017

40

Paxton, McLaren Vale, Tempranillo 2019

55

Three Dark Horses, McLaren Vale, SA, Touriga 2017

55

Villa Fresco, King Valley, VIC Procescco

40

8 per glass

Tyrrell’s Hunter Valley, NSW Chard/Pinot Noir NV

52

Mandula, Yarra Valley, VIc, Blanc de Blanc NV

72

Rita’s Rosé ½ litre carafe

18

Habitat Rosé Griffith, NSW 2019

40

8 per glass

FAQs

May I bring my own cake?

Yes, we are very happy for you to do so. Depending on the numbers, there may be a small cakeage flat fee of $25, but this will be discussed at the time of your booking.

May I bring my own decorations?

Yes, we are happy for you to decorate as you wish! Rita’s is already a beautiful space so it doesn’t need much, but we will leave it to you!

Is there a minimum spend for functions at Rita’s?

If you are booking the whole venue then there may be a minimum spend on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

How many people can Rita’s hold?

We can seat about 120 people at full capacity. Obviously, subject to Covid restrictions, this number may not be possible. Please discuss with staff at the time of booking.