Bluff oysters, leek gelee, potato cream, mignonette, chives and peppers / 12
French onion soup, gruyere croutons / 18
Ora King salmon, Israeli couscous, soy emulsion, pickled mushroom, seaweed, served with warm dashi / 22
Angus fillet tartare, radish, free range egg yolk, miso mayo, crispy shallots, croutons / 20
Salt baked celeriac, red cabbage emulsion, almond gel, buffalo curd, bhaji shallot, gnocchi, edamame beans / 20
Pork cheek, quince vinegar, apple chutney, pepperdews, cabbage & capsicum relish, pork fat crumb / 20


Lamb shortloin, bbq spare rib, Jerusalem artichoke, black garlic, spring onion, comte, crisps / 44
Confit duck leg, beetroot, raspberry, pumpkin, crispy goats cheese, quinoa, almonds / 42
Market fish, clams, bok choy, cauliflower, caper raisins, brown butter, peanuts / 42
Beef cheek, braised venison shank, bone marrow, swede, tamarillo chutney, crispy kale, crumb, jus / 44
– ask your waiter about our daily steak and vegetarian options –


Duck fat roast potatoes Brussel sprouts, bacon, sriracha mayo Roasted maple syrup yams Roasted carrots, parsnips, buckwheat, orange, cumin
– please add $7.50 for sides –


Vanilla creme brulee, rhubarb, cream cheese ice cream / 20
Quince and boysenberry, quince caramel, pistachio crumb, fig icecream / 20
Chocolate mousse, tonka bean anglaise, banana icecream, cocoa crumb, peanut tuile, caramelised popcorn / 20 Selection of house made sorbets and icecreams / 15


One 80g portion of your favourite French cheese, served with accompaniments / 21
TRIO DE FROMAGES Selection of three 40g portions of French cheeses, served with accompaniments / 32 AFFOGATO Vanilla icecream, espresso coffee, liqueur / 18

When the season allows, we enhance our dishes using fresh produce from the kitchen garden.

  • Bistro Gentil

    76a Golf Course Road, Wanaka 9305, Phone 03 443 22 99, Email info@bistrogentil.co.nz

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