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 Winter 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
2014 Chaffey Bros. Dufte Punkt Gewurztraminer
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
2012 Super Nanny Pinot Noir
Baked  Granny Smith apple filled with goats cheese, served with a Sparkling Merlot sorbet
2009 Swipers Gully Sparkling Merlot
Le Grand Dessert for two
2010 Chateau du Cros Sem Sauv Muscadelle

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


Crispy fried pork belly with sauteed scallops, pickled vegetables and apple-mustard emulsion
Beetroot tarte tatin with a salad of green beans and whipped Persian feta
Truffled foie gras egg with a warm salad of mushrooms and smoked free range chicken breast
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
Spiced quail breasts with roasted carrot and thyme puree, quail tortellini and carrot jus


Grasslands beef fillet with cauliflower and cheese, oxtail lasagnette and Shiraz glaze
Loin of veal with a blanquette of winter vegetables, mustard gnocchi and crispy sweetbreads
Roasted spatchcock breasts with confit leg, caramelised whitlof, fondant potato and jus gras
Fillet of ocean trout cooked under a sourdough crust with a prawn and pea risotto
and an olive oil-lemon sauce
Goulash of mushrooms with winter vegetable canneloni and Taleggio cheese
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


Myer lemon mousse with a compote of blueberries and hazelnut icecream
Spiced winter fruit clafoutis with tonka bean icecream
Liquorice allsorts souffle with fun fruits
Pot roasted pear with soft Callebaut chocolate, spiced sponge and oat biscuit
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