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 Spring Menu

Stephen’s Dégustation Menu

Minimum two guests
Dégustation menu $96.00 or $138.00 per person with listed matching wines
Vegetarian dégustation menu $89.00 or $131.00 with listed matching wines
Beetroot tarte tatin with a salad of green beans and whipped Persian feta
2011 Yarraloch Arneis
Coffee cured atlantic salmon with yuzu mayonnaise and spanner crab, nashi and fennel roll  
2013 Louis Max Chablis
Grasslands beef fillet with oxtail lasagnette and cauliflower and cheese
2010 Bespoke Reserve Shiraz
Pink roasted duck breast, du Puy  lentils, Amontillado macerated figs
2010 Wedgetail Estate Pinot Noir
Melon salad with pressed flowers and lemon myrtle mousse
2011 Domaine D'Orfeuilles Vouvray
Le Grand Dessert for two
2012 Domaine Pigade Muscat de Beaumes de Venise

A la carte menu

Two Courses $65.00 (with Vegetarian Main Course $61.00)
Three Courses $79.00 (with Vegetarian Main Course $75.00)
Two course minimum


Seared tuna belly with flavours of roast chicken
Beetroot tarte tatin with a salad of green beans and whipped Persian feta
Carpaccio of miso cured beef fillet with green mango and Burmese pesto
Thick onion soup laced with Cognac and served with a bone marrow souffle
Coffee cured Atlantic salmon with yuzu mayonnaise and spanner crab, nashi and fennel rolls
Tandoori quail with potato bureks, red marmalade and cucumber salad


Grasslands beef fillet with cauliflower and cheese, oxtail lasagnette and Shiraz glaze
Loin of veal with a blanquette of spring vegetables, mustard gnocchi and crispy sweetbreads
Butter poached free range chicken breast with crispy confit chicken leg, mushrooms and Champagne braised savoy cabbage
Fillet of ocean trout cooked under a sourdough crust with a prawn and pea risotto
and an olive oil-lemon sauce
Pumpkin and Taleggio cheese tortellini with eggplant caviar, red pepper sauce and spring vegetables
Pink roasted duck breast, du Puy lentils, Amontillado macerated figs and duck-porcini cigar
Salad of roasted vegetables with our garden spinach leaves, Persian Feta and pine nuts $8.50
Salad of our garden rocket, blue cheese, walnuts and pear $8.50
Twice cooked Désirée potatoes with rosemary salt and truffle aioli $9.50


Sticky date pudding with date palm sugar ice cream and oat biscuits
Spiced spring fruit clafoutis with tonka bean icecream
Liquorice allsorts souffle with fun fruits
Caramelised white chocolate mousse with cumquat marmalade and blood orange sorbet
Le Grand Dessert for two: Featuring aspects of all our à la carte desserts
served on a platter to share
Stephen’s selection of three Australian and International cheeses
with honey–truffle walnuts
Pont L’Eveque
Dating back to the 12th Century, this famous washed rind is one of the oldest Norman cheeses
still in production. It is creamy yellow with a smooth texture presenting a smoky flavour
with a hint of hazelnuts
Gippsland Blue
Produced by Tarago River Cheese Company Gippsland Blue this blue vein cheese is made 
in the style of the Italian Gorgonzola Dolce. It is a farmhouse cheese that is complex 
yet sweet and buttery
Fleuron Vache Brebis
This traditional natural rinded cheese is made with a combination of sheeps and cows milk
from the Western Pyrenees. It has a butter coloured interior and is firm with a nutty aroma.
It features a perfect balance between salty and sweet.
“Coffea” coffee by Fabio Costa $4.50 or
“T2” Tea: Chamomile, Mint mix, Sencha Green Tea, Earl Grey, English Breakfast
with our petits fours;
Liqueur coffee $12.00
As our kitchen garden is producing nicely we would like to thank Dee for nurturing it.
Please inform our waiting staff of any food allergies or dietary requirements


Please note that we endeavour to present our current menu, however we recommend that you do not rely on this information without firstly confirming it with us.

Mercer's Restaurant     732 Main Road, Eltham 3095     Phone/Fax: (03) 9431 1015

Dinner - Wednesday to Sunday    Lunch - Thursday, Friday & Sunday