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Bellamy's menu

Bellamy's menu

This menu from Bellamy's restaurant for 8 September 1955 shows that the fare on offer was mostly plain, with the occasional flourish such as 'Consomme Macedoine' and 'Dominion Trifle au Sherry'. As the main social gathering place for MPs and parliamentary staff, Bellamy's, modelled on the British parliamentary institution, has been in existence since the 1850s.

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John E. Martin, 'Parliament - Reform, 1980s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/33713/bellamys-menu (accessed 16 July 2019)

Story by John E. Martin, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Feb 2015