food & wine

At nel. we like to offer our guests a “unique dining experience”

Serving degustation only, nel. takes away the stress of ordering so you can sit back and relax.

We cater to all dietary requirements including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, lactose intolerant and nut free.

Some dishes may contain nuts, sesame, and lactose with out our knowing, we will try our best if requested but cannot 100% be guaranteed.

Please simply inform upon booking!

 

tasting at dinner

nel. restaurant christmas menu $118pp with option of wine paring $90pp

 

 

melon pops

mince pie

naughty child

sage + onion

 

prawn cocktail
2015 Peregrine, ‘Rastasburn’, Riesling, Bendigo, NZ

three wise men

2014 The Vigneron Wild Ferment Pinot Gris, Adelaide Hills, AUS

christmas dinner
2017 Domaines Ott ‘Clos Mireille’ Rose, Provence, FRA

festive roasted bird
2015 Barone Montalto Ammasso Rosso, Sicilia, ITA

santa’s cookies + milk

2017 Kracher Auslese Cuvée, Burgenland, AUT

nelly’s chocolate orange

2012 Giovanni Dri, Verduzzo di Ramandolo DOCG, Friuli, ITA

 

christmas stocking

 

 

christmas lunch

Christmas Feast $78pp

wine

SPARKLING & CHAMPAGNE 

NV        Divici Prosecco DOC, Treviso, ITA 65
Peach, green apple, lemon, vegan, organic, fresh & soft finish

2015    Deviation Road ‘Loftia’ Vintage Brut, Adelaide Hills, SA 120
Zesty, crisp, baked red apples, lemon crème brulée

NV        Rockford ‘Black Shiraz’, Barossa Valley, SA 165
Spicy black fruits, dark chocolate, leather, creamy tannin

2010    Wiston Estate Cuveé Brut, West Sussex, ENG 210
Tiny bead, light, floral nose, bready, toasty

NV        Brimoncourt Brut Rosé, Aÿ, FRA 160
Raspberry, bergamot, citrus, fine bubbles

NV        Brimoncourt Brut Regence, Aÿ, FRA 160
White floral, citrus, creamy, fine bead

NV        Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve, Reims, FRA 190
Complex, baked brioche, praline, vanilla

NV        Drappier Carte d’Or Brut, Urville, FRA 198
Stone fruit, spice, quince, honeycomb, creamy

 2008    Piper Heidsieck Brut Vintage, Reims, FRA 280
Elegant, precise, peach, peppery spice

 

WHITE WINE
Sauvignon Blanc & Blends

2017    Greywacke, Marlborough, NZ 75
Textural, complex, yellow peach, lime zest, melon

2017    Small Valley Gumeracha, Adelaide Hills, SA 80
Tropical, guava, citrus, crisp, refreshing

2016    Christian Salmon Pouilly Fume, Sancerre, FRA 90
Intense and complex florals, fresh minerality, citrus, grapefruit

2015    Domaine Simha ‘Raya’, Derwent, TAS 155
Unfined, unfiltered, lemongrass, grapefruit, vanilla, textural

 

Semillon 

2017    Thomas Braemore, Hunter Valley, NSW 80
Lemongrass, lime, zesty, delicate

2012    Cirillo ‘1850 Ancestor Vine’, Barossa Valley, SA 90
Oldest Semillon vines in the world. Lemon, lime, honey, mineral

 

Riesling

2018    Adelina Polish Hill River, Clare Valley, SA 78
Juicy, lime pith, jasmine, tight acidity

2009    Kanta ‘Museum Release’, Adelaide Hills, SA 85
Rich honey suckle, fresh lemon, grapefruit, melon

2014    Trimbach, Alsace, FRA 90
Dry, crisp, green apple, citrus, mineral & spicy finish

2017    Pooley ‘Margaret Pooley Tribute’, Coal River, TAS 110
Skin contact, lemon pith, fresh flower, herbal, dry finish

2006    Crawford River ‘Reserve’, Condah, VIC 214
Fresh apple blossom, creamy, textural

 

Chardonnay

2016    Cantina Abbatiello ‘Vagabondo’, Adelaide Hills, SA 70
Oaked, fresh, crisp citrus, medium body

2016    Small Valley, Gumeracha, Adelaide Hills, SA 75
17% New French Oak, citrus, peach, toasted hazelnut, spice

2015    La Crema, Monterey, USA 85
Lemon, grilled pineapple, papaya, tangerine, complex minerality

2016    Taturry ‘Mosselini’, Mornington Peninsula, VIC 90
Burgundian style, elegant, crisp, citrus

2015    Saveterre, Beechworth, VIC 165
Honey, almond, toasty, nougat, savoury, oatmeal

2012    Tyrrell’s Vat 47, Hunter Valley, NSW  170
30% New Oak, melon, stone fruit, creamy oak

 

Other Whites       

2017    Mt Difficulty, Pinot Gris, Bannockburn NZ 85
White peach, nectarine, white blossoms, creamy and textured

2018    Coriole, Piquepoul, McLaren Vale, SA 85
Lemon, white flowers, sherbet, sea spray

2015    Moon Wines, Marsanne, Nagambie, VIC 90
Honeysuckle, jasmine, mineral, apricot, quince

2017    Riccitelli Torrontes, Mendoza, ARG 90
Crisp, refreshing, green apple, pear

2015    Grace Wines Koshu, Katsunuma, Yamanashi, JAP 95
Fresh, crisp, dry, golden delicious apple, pear, touch of rose

2007    Pierre Luneau-Papin, Muscadet, Loire, FRA 110
Melon de Bourgogne, dry, apple, lemon, spring flowers, oily

2011    Bonny Doon Le Cigare Blanc, Arroyo Seco, USA 115
62% Grenache Blanc, 38% Roussanne, melon, pear, pineapple

 

ORANGE WINE

2017    Unico Zelo, D’Alessano, Muscat, Fiano, Adl Hill, SA 75
Ginger, tangerine, crisp apple, quince, savory

2015    Makaridze Winery Tsitska, Terjola, GEO 98
Skin contact, crisp, peach, pear, lemon, soft tannin, textured

 

ROSÉ

2016    Andeluna ‘1300’ Rose, Mendoza, ARG 75
Malbec, bright, floral, strawberries, spicy

2012    Bella Ridge Estate Rose, Swan Valley, WA 80
Tempranillo, aromatic, spice, tropical fruit, subtle oak

2016    Domaine Simha Sanskrit, Derwent Valley, TAS 115
Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, fairy floss, turkish spice, dry, mineral

2016    Domaines Ott ‘Clos Mireille’, Côtes de Provence, FRA 140
Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah, mango, melon, citrus, mineral

 

RED WINE
Pinot & Blends

2017    Ninth Island, Pipers Brook, TAS 80
Cherry, raspberry, boysenberry, earthy spice

2016    Ashton Hills ‘Picadilly’, Adelaide Hills, SA 85
Red cherry, orange peel, rosemary, raspberry, fresh herbs

2017    Clarence House Estate, Coal River, TAS 85
Spice, black currant, cherries, fruit laden finish

2016    Underwood Pinot Noir, Oregon, USA 90
Spice, black currant, cherries, fruit laden finish

2013    Mischief & Mayhem, Pinot Noir, Burgundy, FRA 110
Damson plum, red cherry, clove, nutmeg, raspberry

2015    Akitu ‘A1’, Central Otago, NZ  130
Ripe red fruits, sweet cherry, plum, raspberry, quartz minerality

2016    By Farr ‘Farrside’, Geelong, VIC 140
Spice, dark plum, peppery tannin, refreshing acidity

2015    David Duband, Gevrey Chambertin, FRA 180
Complex spice, strawberries, mint, raspberry

 

Gamay

2015    De La Conseillére Vincent Juliénas, Beaujolais, FRA 90
Forest floor, mushroom, savoury, dark fruit, sweet spice, dried herb

 

Merlot

2013    la Dame de Bouard, Montagne, Bordeaux, FRA 100
Chocolate, plum, mint, licorice

2013    Hickinbotham ‘The Revivialist’, Clarendon, McLaren, SA 120
Moss, forest floor, leafy greens, strawberry, plum, graphite

 

Grenache & Blends

2011    La Multa ‘Old Vine’, Calatayud, ESP 75
Rich, rounded with pepper and spice, raspberry, wild berries

2017    Soul Growers ‘Equilibirum’ GSM, McLaren Vale, SA 85
Dark fruits, earthy, white pepper, spice

2012    Cirillo ‘1850 Ancestor Vine’, Barossa Valley, SA 155
Oldest Grenache vine in the world. Red berry, smoke, game, toasty

2013    La Barroche Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône, FRA 210
Grenache, Shiraz, Mouvedre, Cinsault, black cherry, smoked herbs

 

Shiraz & Blends

2012    Cantina Abbatiello, McLaren Vale, SA 85
Soft, plummy, gentle blueberry, vanilla                        

2009    Mitchell ‘Peppertree’, Clare Valley, SA 90
Blackberry, liquorice, black pepper, meaty, vanilla

2012    Andrew Seppelt ‘Private Cellar’, Barossa, SA 95
Smooth, silky tannin, dark berry, juicy black fruits

2016    Tyrrell’s ‘Stevens’, Hunter Valley, NSW 120
Black cherry, raspberry, fresh acidity, balanced

2010    Kaesler ‘Old Bastard’, Barossa Valley, SA 350
Black and blue fruits, tangy acidity, dark chcolate, cedar

 

Cabernet Sauvignon & Blends

2014    Amelia Park, Cab Merlot, Wilyabrup, Margaret, WA 85
Cassis, anise, forest berries, elegant

2015    Coriole Estate, Cab Sav, McLaren Vale, SA 95
Blueberry, blackcurrant, fresh herbs, chocolate-mint

2012    Gérard Bertrand Réserve, Languedoc-Roussillon, FRA 110
Bold dark fruits, tabacco, chocolate, firm tannins                   

2013    Hickinbotham ‘Trueman’, Clarendon, McLaren, SA 130
Ripe black and raspberry, boysenberry, cedar, mild minerality

2012    Yarra Yering ‘Carrodus’, Yarra Valley, VIC 325
Ripened cassis, blackcurrant and plum fruit, 100% new French oak

 

Other Reds

2017    Hahndorf Hill, Zweigelt Nouveau, Adelaide Hills, SA 85
Vibrant with fresh cherries, crushed rosemary and clove spice

2016    La Corte del Pozzo Bardolino, Veneto, ITA 90
Light style, pepper, savoury spice

2017    Trediberri Nebbiolo, Piedmont, ITA 90
Structured, cherry, florals and licorice

2014    Barone Ricasoli Brolio, Chianti, ITA 90
Structured, cherry, florals and licorice

2012    Laderas de Cabama, Tempranillo, Rioja, SPN 90
Juicy, licorice, tangy red fruits, cherry

2015    Chionetti Dogliani, Dolcetto, San Luigi, ITA 95
Dark red cherry, plum, smoke, leather, cedar

2014    Domaine Tempier Mourvedre, Bandol, FRA 375ml 95
Black cherry, liquorice, smooth tannin, elegant, medium body

2014    Terra Noble ‘Gran Reserva’, Carmenere, Maule, CHL 100
Ripe rich blackberry, plum, figs, dates, velvety and voluptuous

2015    Chateau de La Mar, Monduse, Savioe, FRA 100
White pepper, spice, herbs, vibrant red fruits

2014    Seghesio Family, Zinfandel, Sonoma, USA 110
Raspberry, blueberry, briary, spice, structured

 

DESSERT, FORTIFIED & INFUSED

NV        De Bortoli Black Noble Botrytis, NSW 16
Aged 10 years in oak, rich chocolate, coffee

2017    Piggs Peak Suckling Pig Shiraz, NSW 500ml 13
Deep plum, dark cherry, coffee, chocolate

2014    Glenguin ‘The Sticky’, NSW 375ml 14
Honeysuckle, lush, acidic, pineapple

2010    A. Kracher Muscat Ottonel Auslese, AUS 375ml 16
Refreshing, elderflower, honey, lemon zest

2016    Vasse Felix, Cane Cut Semillon, Margaret, WA 17
Lemon meringue and ginger nut, with hints of vanilla spice

2014    Margan Estate, Botrytis Semillon, Hunter, NSW 17
Naturally Botrytised Semillon, candied citrus, marmalade, honey

2011    Quinta do Vale Doña Maria, D.O.C. Porto 17
Blackberry, cherry, plum jam, cassis, elegant, balanced

 2016    Royal Tokaji ‘Late Harvest’, Mád commune, HU 19
Furmint & Hárslevelű; Citrus, white peach,

 

UMESHU & SAKE

Choya Uji Green-Tea Umeshu, JAP 13
Ume fruit, Kyoto Uji green tea leaves, sweet, tea tannin

Go-Shu, Nama-Genshu Fresh Sake, Penrith, NSW 13
Undiluted fresh sake is clean & fruity, elegant and light acidity

Choya, Kokuto Umeshu, JAP 13
Rum based, rich, dried apricot, mellow

cocktails

food philosophy

Nelly and his team are committed to providing each and every guest with an unforgettable experience like no other. Menus are created from memories of childhood, taking diners on an unexpected food journey of the senses that never compromises on flavour, integrity or passion. Stirring excitement with food, not everything is always as it appears…

gift vouchers

Celebrate with nel. We understand it’s not always easy sourcing the perfect present but we like to think we’ve hit the nail on the head by creating gift vouchers for nel.
Please call us directly or email info@nelrestaurant.com.au to organise.

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Opening Hours

Tuesday – Thursday
6pm – Late

Friday
12pm – 3.00pm | 5.15pm - Late

Saturday
5.15pm - Late

Sunday – Monday
Closed

nel.
75 Wentworth Avenue
Sydney, NSW, 2000
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