Rock oysters, fresh granita / 12
French onion soup, gruyere crouton / 16
Angus fillet tartare, radish, free-range egg yolk, miso mayo, crispy shallots, croutons / 18
Seared tuna, fennel salad, star anise seasoning, potato saffron emulsion, squid ink cracker / 20
Asparagus, cheese custard, smoked egg emulsion, pickled shallots, soy beans, seed cracker, chive oil / 18
Crispy pork belly, wasabi purée, textures of daikon, parsely sponge, star anise powder / 17


Lamb shortloin, bbq spare rib, Jerusalem artichoke, black garlic, spring onion, comte, crisps / 40
Market fish, eggplant, shiitake mushroom, preserved lemon, capers, parsley oil, charcoal / 36
Confit duck leg, purple kumara, charred orange, hazelnut & raspberry dukkah, plum chutney / 38
Free range pork loin chop, sticky ribs, spinach, apple chutney, red cabbage, crispy shallots, pork jus / 38
200g 55 day aged beef fillet, parsnip purée, onion caramel, blue cheese butter, potato dauphines / 48
– ask your waiter about our daily vegetarian options –


Ask your server about our 3 course menu chosen by our chef / 60


French fries
Buttered baby peas, kale, bacon, shallots
Tempura portobello mushroom, pecorino cheese
Garden salad, rosehip vinaigrette
– please add $7.50 for sides –


Vanilla creme brulee, passionfruit, cream cheese ice cream / 17
Lemon curd, almond biscuit, meringue, poached pears, candied lemon peel, blackcurrant sorbet / 17
Chocolate, cocoa gel, banana ice-cream, peanut crumb / 18
Selection of house made icecream and sorbets / 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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