Cupitt’s Kitchen

Cupitt’s Kitchen is the highlight of any visit to Cupitt’s Estate and the South Coast. The dining space is open and bright with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow guests to drink in the breathtaking views of the estate, Burrill Lake and the Budawang mountain ranges.

We’ve been consistently awarded since opening in 2007, this is because we offer a warm and relaxing dining experience with seasonal local and estate-grown produce.  At Cupitt’s food is celebrated for its conviviality and the joyfulness of sharing seasonal produce. Our cooking is heartfelt, wholesome, produce driven, and cooked by a team of people who are passionate about what they do and who feel truly privileged to work with beautiful ingredients.

It is our view, that nothing lifts a good plate of food as much as
well matched wine alongside it. We offer wine pairing suggestions on the menu for this reason; to enhance the dining experience.

Please note, only one bill per table and please advise our staff regarding allergies or dietary needs prior to ordering from our menu.

Starters
House Sourdough and Butter (per person) 2
Cupitt’s Kitchen Marinated Olives 9
Smoked Eden Mussels, Mojos 12
Grilled and Marinated Zucchini from the Garden with Cupitt’s Fetta 8
Appellation Oysters, Cider, Seaweed and Shallot Vinegar 4 each or 22 per half dozen

Entrées
Crispy Besan Chip with Gem Lettuce, Pickled Qukes, Capers, Sesame Seeds 19
2018 Cupitt Rosie’s Rose
Asparagus Spears, Cured Yolk, Parmesan Cream 19
2017 Cupitt Pointer Chardonnay
Chilled Sweetcorn Velouté, Poached Prawns, Zucchini Ribbons  24
2017 Cupitt ‘Alphonse’ Sauvignon (Fumé Blanc)
Pressed Free Range Crooked River Chicken and Pink Fir Apple Terrine, Piccalilli  23
2017 Cupitt ‘The Pointer’ Chardonnay 
Yellow Fin Tuna, Capsicum, Black Olive Puree, Avocado Ice Cream 23
2018 Cupitt ‘Mia Bella’ Arneis

Mains
Spiced Cauliflower, Crisp Artichoke Hearts, Golden Raisins and Almonds 36
2017 Cupitt ‘The Pointer’ Chardonnay
Ocean Trout Fillet with Smoked Cherry Tomatoes, Sorrel and Choron Sauce 37
2018 Cupitt Rosies Rose
Grilled Snapper, Paella Style Couscous, Saffron Nage 43
2018 Cupitt Riesling
Crisp Pork Belly, Pak Choy, Nectarine Chutney 38
2017 Cupitt ‘The Pointer’ Pinot Noir 
Chargrilled Rangers Valley Rump Steak, Sweet Potato, Heritage Carrots and Bordelaise Dressing 42
2016 Cupitt Dusty Dog Shiraz

Sides
Salad Leaves with Sherry Vinegar and Herbs from the Garden 12
Roasted Broccoli, Compound Butter 12
Kipflers, Pink Salt, Bronze Fennel 15

Desserts
Pine Nut Tart, Fig Ice Cream, Fresh Honeycomb 18
2017 Cupitt Botrytis Viognier
Summer Berries, Champagne Sorbet, Elderflower Panna Cotta 17
2017 Innocent Bystander Moscato
Poached Pineapple, Pink Pepper, Coconut Meringue, Passionfruit and Banana Sorbet 16
2017 Cupitt Botrytis Viognier
Dark Chocolate Parfait, Candied Orange and Blood Orange Sorbet 18
Stanton and Killeen Rutherglen Muscat

Cupitt Fromagerie Cheese Selection
Cupitt’s Fromagerie is an Artisanal Cheese Making Facility, Specialising in European Style Cheeses made with Locally Sourced Goat’s Milk from Maple Ridge Dairy in Falls Creek and Cow’s Milk from Narrawilly Dairy in Milton. Cheeses are also available for purchase from our cellar door.

Your selection served with house-baked sourdough and accompaniments.
Single Selection 12
Additional Cheeses (each) 10
Seasonal Cheese Selection with Wine Pairing Suggestions:

Tomme de Chevré- Our Flagship Cheese, aged for 15 months, a firm dense cheese with nutty and complex flavours.

2016 Cupitt Dusty Dog Shiraz

Volcano- Ashed rind Chevré with a sweet chalky centre and creamy texture.

2017 Cupitt Sauvignon Blanc

Flor Azul- A mild version of Gorgonzola Dolce. Rustic blue cheese with savoury/salty palate and hints of sweet straw

2015 Cupitt Fortified Pinot Gris

Crottin – A French classic from the Loire Valley this cheese has flavours of citrus and honey in a creamy texture encased in a fluffy, bloomy rind.

2017 Cupitt Alphonse Sauvignon (Fume Blanc)

Budawang Brie – Made with cow’s milk, a rich buttery full flavoured cheese.

2017 Cupitt Pointer Chardonnay

 

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Children’s Menu

Available under 12 years –  $14
Spaghetti Bolognese
Chicken pieces with chips and salad
Fish and chips

Kids Dessert: Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce, Honeycomb – $9

(Please note, only one bill per table and please advise our staff
regarding allergies or dietary needs prior to ordering from our menu)

10% Public Holiday surcharge does apply.


OUTDOOR DINING

VIEW THE OUTDOOR MENU HERE

If you are looking for a light lunch or a casual drink, then our outdoor Budawang Bar is perfect for you.  Simply relax on the sunny deck or stretch out on the lawns, and take in the view while you enjoy a Cupitt Craft Brewer’s beer, Cupitt wine or one of our signature Garden to Glass Cocktails.

Cornish scones, Ploughman’s platters, and Cupitt’s Fromagerie cheese boards are available. On the weekends (and mid-week Jan school holidays) we also fire up the wood-fired pizza oven and have a few more hot dishes available to choose from.

Live music every Sunday of the year makes the Budawang Bar the perfect spot for a catch up with friends and extend the weekend.  We like to keep it casual, so bookings are not required.  However, please contact us if you are getting a larger group together as bookings are available only for groups over 10 people and a deposit is required for our casual area/menu. Seating for this is on the lawn area outside.

A Wood-Fired Pizza Menu also operates on most Saturdays* and every Sunday. * Unless we are closed for a private function- please call us to check

Please note there is strictly no BYO Food or Beverage permitted at Cupitt’s. We do have an exception for celebration cakes; we charge a cakeage fee. We may, however, be able to make one for you, just chat to us about the options.


GROUP DINING

We love nothing more than family and friends can coming together in a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy great food, beer and wine along with each other’s company. We welcome group dining and offer shared and function dining options for groups larger 10 adults. Contact us today so that we can help you organise your special lunch or dinner. View our Group Dining Information here.


SUNSET DRINKS

Pre-dinner drinks or a relaxing evening watching the sunset over the vineyards from your table on the deck, Cupitt’s Budawang Bar is the perfect sundowner venue.

Cupitt’s Kitchen has achieved many awards including winner of the 2016 NSW Savour Awards for Excellence in the ‘Restaurant in a Winery’ category and ‘People Produce Place Tourism Restaurant’. The Restaurant has been awarded a Chef’s Hat in the SMH Good Food Guide 2015.

opening hours

Sat and Sun Weekend Set Pricing 3 Course: $80 per adult or 2 Course: $65 per adult

LUNCH: Mon to Sun from 12pm (last booking arrival 2pm)

DINNER: Fri and Sat from 6pm (last booking arrival 8.30pm)


Please phone for availability as we regularly host private functions and may have a limited offering. Phone (02) 4455 7888. Find our location here.

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Russell Chinn

Russell Chinn has been the chef at Cupitt’s Kitchen since 2010. Classically trained in French cooking, Russell has worked at top UK restaurants, including The Waterside Inn (3 Michelin Stars) under Michel Roux, and The Greenhouse. He describes his style as ‘elegantly rustic’, focusing on fresh, local and seasonal produce to create full flavours with French/English influence.

Sustainability in the Kitchen

The restaurant follows the farm-to-table philosophy.  We engaged experts in the permaculture and organic farming to design, maintain and grow our garden.

We believe that by producing as much as we can on site that we reduce our environmental footprint of the food supply chain. Cupitts produces beef, cheese, fruits, vegetables, herbs on site.

Our Chefs work with our gardeners to plan the menu giving time to plant the crops needed for the upcoming menu.

Read more about our sustainability practices here

“Great food. Wonderful view”

We went for dinner which is not the best time as you can’t see the wonderful view over the vines, river and valley. The staff were warm and professional. Their wine was not marked up outrageously and very fine! It is cheap for the quality of the food and service – two course for two people, plus wine cost us less than a few drinks for three people at a bar in Sydney the night before. I had one of the best steaks – tender and tasty, though I was not in love with the ‘smoky’ mash the rest of the night outweighed that small quibble.

The room decor is a bit old fashioned but it is a place for lunch and the view makes the decor irrelevant. Very strongly recommended.

Robyn C – May 2017 more reviews

“Great food. Wonderful view”

We went for dinner which is not the best time as you can't see the wonderful view over the vines, river and valley. The staff...

Robyn C – May 2017 more reviews

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Please note Cupitt’s does not offer a
Courtesy bus service.

We recommend Milton Ulladulla Taxi Service
and also Mollymook Charter Bus.

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