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“Lovely meal ”
Review of Red Nectar

Red Nectar
Ranked #1 of 15 Restaurants in Helensburgh
Price range: US$18 - US$25
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Went with my husband and two year old daughter, for an early evening Saturday night meal. Meal was lovely, pork belly to start was delicious and my fillet steak was cooked perfectly with a nice mushroom sauce. We also had some home made rosemary bread which was great.

This is a great place to eat in Helensburgh, high quality food with lots of technique put into the food and very good value for the high standard of food.

The service was friendly, it’s not too formal to take a two year old too, they even had some crayons for her.

Thank Joanne13ncl
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

My Brother booked this place for us and we were not disappointed, the food was lovely and plentiful, the lady who served us was very knowledgable, friendly and helpful. We had a pleasant evening and when I come back to visit, will come here again. The menu was varied, good choice of beverages and it was a nice peaceful atmosphere!

Thank Simon M
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Located on the first floor of a row of shops at the heart of Helensburgh (at the junction between Parkes and Walker Streets) with plenty of street parking below, Red Nectar comes with a modest but neat, bright interior opening out onto a covered outdoor terrace; an open kitchen with very good extractor fans; a balanced menu that caters to all tastes, vegetarians included and an equally appealing wine list.

Service was fantastically fast, efficient and friendly, with diners invited to choose between either two courses for A$35 or three for A$45. We opted for three and a glass each of excellent sparkling house wine to start, followed by a bottle of rich, spicy Heritage shiraz.

Our barramundi, squid and salmon starters were beautifully cooked (literally flash fried), fresh and nicely presented, though sprinkled with a touch too much vinegar for my liking. A selection of artisan bread to go with the food would have been perfect. The fish of the day was again wonderfully cooked and well seasoned, as was the sirloin and accompanying vegetables and rice. Both the toffee-coated fig and date pudding and the lime panna cotta were delicious and not too sweet.

Portions weren’t enormous but were nicely cooked, balanced and presented. Service and welcome were superb. The perfect way to round off the day and our trip to Australia.

Our visit coincided with heavy rain so the place wasn’t too full, but it’s better to book as Red Nectar is popular and usually fills up fast.

1  Thank wucie
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Came here with friends/family on our last night in helensburgh sydney 6 of us and what a amazing night we all had from the hospitality friendliness from the waiter and waitress so welcoming the food was fabulous I had one of the chef specials cows cheek mash a 1st for me and definitely wasent disappointed it was amazing just fell apart with a touch of your folk all 3 courses was EXCELLENT every one else enjoyed theres too its a must go to place if visiting helenburgh little hidden gem in town

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We have enjoyed the Red Nectar many times over the last few years. The food is consistently excellent. Excellent wine list. Friendly and professional service.
Never ceases to impress.

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1  Thank Veronica M
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