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!

 

dinner at nel.

“once upon a time” 

Degustation – 118
Matched Beverages – 95

 

spoonful of sugar
telling porky pies
tick tock
french lumiere

 

under the sea

 Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve, Pinot Gris, Monterey

 

bippity boppity boo

 The Prisoner Wine Co “Blindfold”, Chardonnay & Rhone Varietals, Sonoma

 

kiss the tramp

Kelley Fox “Mirabai”, Pinot Noir, Oregon 

 

bambi’s mum

Edmeades Winery, Zinfandel, Mendocino 

 

mad hatter’s tea party

Alice’s Special Tea 

 

sante sana squash banana

 Cocoa infused Ole Smoky Butterscotch Moonshine, Tennessee

 

seven moods

wine

wines are subject to change

Sparkling Wine

NV Brimoncourt Brut Regence, Aÿ, FRA 30
NV Jeeper Grand Rosé, Aÿ, FRA 30
NV il Follo Prosecco, Treviso, ITA 16

 

White Wine  

2016 Charles Smith ‘Kung Fu Girl’, Riesling, Washington, USA 16

2017 VineMind, Vermentino, Clare Valley, SA 17

2016 Dog Point Vineyards, Chardonnay, Marlborough, NZ 18

2016 Amato Vino ‘Bela’, Slankamenka Bela, Riverland, SA 18

 

 Rosé

2017 Luke Lambert ‘Crudo’, Neb/Shz Rose, Yarra Valley, VIC 16

 

Red Wine 

2016 Tournon ‘Shay’s Flat’, Sangiovese, Landsborough, VIC 16

2015 Charles Smith, ‘Chateau Smith’, Cab Sav, Washington, US 17

2016 Terra Noble ‘Reserva’, Pinot Noir, Casablanca Valley, CHL 17

2016 Kaesler ‘Avignon’, GMS, Barossa, SA 18

 

 Cellar Selection

Limited Availability 

Sparkling Wine 

NV Drappier Carte d’Or Brut, Urville, FRA 198

2010 Wiston Estate Cuveé Brut, West Sussex, ENG 210

 

White Wine  

2015 Domaine Simha ‘Raya’, Sauv Blanc, Derwent, TAS 155

2006 Crawford River ‘Reserve’, Riesling, Condah, VIC 150

2016 Saveterre Frére Cadet, Beechworth, VIC 120

2016 Château de Meursault ‘Clos du Blanc’, Bourgogne, FRA 250

 

Rosé  

2016 Domaines Ott ‘Clos Mireille’, Côtes de Provence, FRA 140

 

 Red Wine

2012 Trediberri, Barolo, Nebbiolo, Langhe, ITA 155

2013 La Barroche Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône, FRA 210

2012 Yarra Yering ‘Carrodus’, Cab Merlot, Yarra Valley, VIC 325

2010 Kaesler ‘Old Bastard’, Barossa Valley, SA 350

 

 SPARKLING & CHAMPAGNE

Sparkling Wine 

NV il Follo Prosecco, Treviso, ITA 80

NV Hersey Vineyard, Dry Sparkling Rose, Adl Hills, SA 80

NV Conde de Caralt, Cava, SPN 85

NV Bay of Fires, Brut Cuveé, Bay of Fires, TAS 100

2010 Helene Grand Cuvee, Pipers River, TAS 120

NV Rockford ‘Black Shiraz’, Barossa Valley, SA 165

2013 Hattingley Valley, Classic Cuveé, Hampshire, ENG 150

2010 Wiston Estate Cuveé Brut, West Sussex, ENG 210

 

Champagne 

NV Brimoncourt Brut Rosé, Aÿ, FRA 160

NV Brimoncourt Brut Regence, Aÿ, FRA 160

NV Jeeper Grand Rosé, Aÿ, FRA 160

NV Champagne Gosset ‘Grande Reserve’, Aÿ, FRA 190

 

White Wine 

Sauvignon Blanc & Blends 

2018 Dog Point, Marlborough, NZ 85

2016 Christian Salmon Pouilly Fume, Sancerre, FRA 90

2017 Pascal Reverdy, Sancerre, Maimbray, FRA 100

2015 Domaine Simha ‘Raya’, Derwent, TAS 155

Riesling 

2016 Charles Smith ‘Kung Fu Girl’, Washington, USA 80

2009 Kanta ‘Museum Release’, Adelaide Hills, SA 85

2013 Andre Kientzler, Alsace, FRA 90

2017 Dr. Burklin-Wolf, Wachenheimer, Wachau, GER 95

2017 Pooley ‘Margaret Pooley Tribute’, Coal River, TAS 110

2006 Crawford River ‘Reserve’, Condah, VIC 150

 

 Semillon

2017 Silkman Wines, Hunter Valley, NSW 85

2014 Jasper Hill ‘Georgia’s Paddock’, Heathcote, VIC 95

2012 Cirillo ‘1850 Ancestor Vine’, Barossa Valley, SA 120

 

 Chardonnay

2015 Eden Road ‘The Long Road’, Tumbarumba, NSW 85

2016 Dog Point Vineyards, Chardonnay, Marlborough, NZ 90

2017 Woodlands ‘Wilyabrup Valley’, Margaret River, WA 95

2017 Etienne Boileau, Chablis, FRA 100

2016 Saveterre Frére Cadet, Beechworth, VIC 120

2016 Château de Meursault ‘Clos du Blanc’, Bourgogne, FRA 250

 

 Other Whites

2017 Barringwood Estate, Schönburger, Barrington, TAS 80

2017 Cantina Abbatiello, ‘Apiano’, Fiano, Adl Hills, SA 85

2016 Salomon Wieden, Grüner Veltliner, Wieden, AT 85

2018 Lino Ramble ‘Solitaire’, Grillo, McLaren Vale, SA 85

2017 Riccitelli, Torrontes, Mendoza, ARG 90

2015 Jean-Luc, Gewürztraminer, Mader, FRA 90

2016 Amato Vino ‘Bela’, Slankamenka Bela, Riverland, SA 90

2017 Peregrine Wines, Pinot Gris, Central Otago, NZ 95

2014 Tselepos Classic, Moschofilero, Mantinia, GR 95

2016 Corucho Bianco, Albilho & Muscatel, Madrid, ESP 100

2015 Pierre Luneau-Papin, Muscadet, Loire, FRA 110

2015 Mengoba, Godello ‘Sobre Lias’, Castilla y Leon, SPN 120

 

Orange Wine/Vin Gris 

2017 Lino Ramble ‘Ludo’, Fiano, Port Noarlunga, SA 90

2016 Kelley Fox,’Maresh Vineyards’, Pinot Gris, Oregon, USA 120

 

 Rosé

2016 Andeluna ‘1300’ Rose, Mendoza, ARG 75

2017 Luke Lambert ‘Crudo’, Neb/Shz Rose, Yarra Valley, VIC 16

2018 Soumah, ‘Ai Fiori’, Nebbiolo, Yarra Valley, VIC 80

2014 Kalà, Negroamaro, Rosato, Puglia, ITA 85

2016 Domaines Ott ‘Clos Mireille’, Côtes de Provence, FRA 140

 

Red Wine 

Pinot & Blends 

2016 Terra Noble ‘Reserva’, Pinot Noir, Casablanca Valley, CHL 80

2017 Ashton Hills, Pinot Noir, Picadilly Valley, SA 85

2016 Josef Chromy ‘Pepik’, Relbia , TAS 90

2017 Pooley Wines, Coal River Valley, TAS 90
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2017 Lark Hill Vineyards, Lake George, Canberra, ACT 95

2015 Akitu ‘A1’, Central Otago, NZ 130

2013 David Duband, Gevrey Chambertin, FRA 200

 

 Gamay

2016 Chateau de Saint Lager, Brouilly, Beaujolais, FRA 90

 

Merlot 

2017 Paranga, Merlot/Xinomavro/Syrah, Macedonia, GR 85

2016 la Dame de Bouard, Montagne, Bordeaux, FRA 100

2013 Hickinbotham ‘The Revivialist’, Clarendon, McLaren, SA 120

 

 Grenache & Blends

2016 Ministry of Clouds, Temp/Grenache, McLaren, SA 85

2016 Kaesler ‘Avignon’, GMS, Barossa, SA 90

2007 Cien Y Pico, ‘Knights Errant’, Tintorera, SPN 95

2013 La Barroche Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône, FRA 210

 

Shiraz & Blends 

2017 Massena, Cavisté, Shiraz Blend, Barossa, SA 85

2014 Radford Dale, Stellenbosch, ZA 90

2016 Fox Creek ‘Short Row’, McLaren Vale, SA 95

2015 Gilles Robin, Alberic Bouvet, Crozes-Hermitage, FRA 110

2016 By Farr, Geelong, VIC 120

2013 The Collector ‘Reserve’, Canberra District, NSW 125

2016 Tyrrell’s ‘Vat 9’, Shiraz, Hunter Valley, NSW 130

2010 Kaesler ‘Old Bastard’, Barossa Valley, SA 350

 

Cabernet Sauvignon & Blends 

2015 Charles Smith, ‘Chateau Smith’, Cab Sav, Washington, US 80

2014 Forest Hill Estate, Great Southern, WA 85

2016 Bowen Estate, Coonawarra, SA 88

2012 Gérard Bertrand Réserve, Languedoc-Roussillon, FRA 110

2015 Château Maucamps, Haut-Médoc, FRA 250

2012 Yarra Yering ‘Carrodus’, Yarra Valley, VIC 325

 

Italians 

2015 Chionetti Dogliani, Dolcetto, San Luigi, ITA 95

2012 Trediberri, Barolo, Nebbiolo, Langhe, ITA 155

 

Other Reds 

2016 First Drop ‘Under the Gun’, Barbera, Adl Hills, SA 80

2016 Tournon ‘Shay’s Flat’, Sangiovese, Landsborough, VIC 80

2017 Lino Ramble ‘Domino’, Montepulciano, McLaren SA 90

2015 Kir-Yianni, ‘Kali Riza’, Xinomavro, Amyndeon, GR 95

2014 Terra Noble ‘Gran Reserva’, Carmenere, Maule, CHL 100

2015 Chateau de La Mar, Monduse, Savioe, FRA 100

2014 Seghesio Family, Zinfandel, Sonoma, USA 110

2016 Henschke ‘Stone Jar’, Tempranillo, Eden Valley, SA 110

 

Dessert, Fortified & Infused 

2010 A. Kracher Auslese Cuveé, AUS 375mL 16 70

2016 Braida, Brachetto d’Acqui, Piedmont, ITA 375mL 16 45

2014 Glenguin ‘The Sticky’, NSW 375ml 14 65

2012 Giovanni Dri, Verduzzo di Ramandolo, Friuli, ITA 18

Zarro ‘50th Anniversario’, Crema de Vermut, SPN 18

NV Toro Albalá Pedro Ximénez, ESP 17

 

Umeshu & Sake 

Choya Uji Green-Tea Umeshu, JAP 13

Go-Shu, Nama-Genshu Fresh Sake, Penrith, NSW 13

Choya ‘Kokuto’, Umeshu, JAP 13

Nakano B.C., Yuzu Umeshu, Shikoki Island, JPN 18

cocktails

LUNCH (JULY/AUG)

Menu may change closer to the date

To Begin 

Organic cheese + onion soughdough, butter

 

Roast 

Organic Chicken with a delicious lemon stuffing
Or
Slow cooked lamb shoulder with Mint, rosemary and thyme

 

 Sides to Share

Cauliflower cheese, truffle
Beechwood honey glazed carrots with seeds
Broccolini with burnt butter Parmesan
Charcoal Duck fat potatoes
Yorkshire puddings
Mum’s recipe gravy

 

To Finish 

Sticky toffee pudding, butterscotch sauce

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…

Opening Hours

Tuesday – Thursday
530pm – Late

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Friday - Saturday
5.15pm - Late

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Sunday – Monday
Closed

nel.
75 Wentworth Avenue
Sydney, NSW, 2000
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