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Welcome to Kipling’s Garage Bar

Kipling’s Garage Bar is housed in a former auto service garage in Sydney’s Upper North Shore. The once 1920’s garage now features a chic industrial setting serving up elegant, rustic, honest ‘street food’ tapas menu that flicks your senses from classic, nostalgic flavours to new, inspired dishes cooked by super-skilled Chef, Thiago Menezes.  The casual neighborhood spot serves classic and modern spirits, craft beers, ciders alongside expertly selected wines featuring a kaleidoscope of vintages and varieties from Australia, Europe, and Latin America.

Reservation

We take lunch reservations everyday from 12PM,  a dinner reservation may only be taken for a

6PM sitting, Sunday – Thursday, after that we operate on a walk-in basis.
No reservations available for Friday and Saturday night dinner, walk-ins only

For function enquiries please email info@kiplingsgaragebar.com.au

The Kipling’s team have a special lunch promo, 3 Course menu + Regular Coffee for $40, Available Daily.
(You must advise staff when you make your reservation)

We look forward to seeing you.

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What’s On

september

6sepAll DayFather's Day Brazilian BBQAvailable Sittings - 11:30AM | 2:00PM | 5:30PM
21sep7:00 pmPinot Noir Dinner

Menu

Taking inspiration from around the world, all the dishes on our dinner menu are designed for sharing and our delectable lunch menu is À la carte designed as starters, mains & dessert. Using incredible Australian produce, and paired with ingredients so good they really speak for themselves. It’s this sophisticated balance of influences that defines Kipling’s and sets it apart as a truly unique wine bar and restaurant.

Lunch

Available 12-3pm

    • Starters

    • Salt and pepper calamari with rocket and aioli

      15
    • Peking duck pancake with cucumber and hoisin sauce

      15
    • Baked sea scallops with herb crumb

      15
    • Grilled chorizo with haloumi skewers

      15
    • Lightly battered zucchini flowers filled with four cheeses

      15
    • King Fish Carpaccio with pomegranate molasses, lemon oil and avocado puree

      15
    • Mains

    • Beer battered fish tacos with salad greens & jalapeño dressing

      17
    • Tempura King prawns tacos with tomatillo

      17
    • Mini beef burgers with cheddar, zucchini pickled & chips

      17
    • Fresh potato gnocchi with tomato, buffalo mozzarella and basil

      18
    • Beer battered flathead fillets with chips & tartare sauce

      18
    • Confit Duck Leg with creamy mash potato, watercress and orange dressing

      18
    • Baby beetroot Salad with goat curd and candied walnuts

      18
    • Corn and Zucchini fritters with Alaskan crab meat, avocado puree and pickled chilli

      22
    • Pumpkin and goat cheese ravioli with baked pumpkin, sage and burned butter

      22
    • Fish of the day with carrot puree and sautéed zucchini

      25
    • Steamed Barramundi fillet with soy, ginger, shallots and brocollini

      25
    • Grilled wagyu eye fillet with brocollini, horseradish & crispy potato

      25
    • Grilled Lamb Rump served with Carrots, Jerusalem artichoke puree and red wine jus

      25
    • Alaskan crab rigatoni with garlic, chilli, tomato and coriander

      25
Dinner

Available 6 – 9pm Street Food, small share plates. We recommend 2-3 plates per person.

    • Bar Snacks

    • Marinated olives

      6
    • Trio of Dips –Hummus, Taramasalata & blue cheese & nut with crackers

      12
    • Share Plates

    • Tempura vegetables with soy and black sesame seed dipping sauce

      12
    • Kingfish carpaccio with molasses, lemon oil and avocado puree

      12
    • Salt and pepper school prawns with aioli

      12
    • 5 cheeses arrancini balls with smoked aioli

      12
    • Baked gnocchi with tomato, buffalo mozzarella & basil

      12
    • Crab Croquets with truffle Parmesan cheese

      12
    • Grilled chorizo and fried haloumi skewers

      12
    • Salt and pepper calamari with chilli jam

      12
    • Baked sea scallops with herb crumb

      12
    • Lightly battered zucchini flowers filled with four cheeses

      14
    • Mini eye fillet medallions wrapped in pancetta with horseradish cream

      14
    • Peking Duck pancake with cucumber and hoisin sauce

      14
    • Sliders

    • Cheese burger – beef with cheddar cheese and pickled zucchini

      12
    • Chorizo – Spanish chorizo with aioli and jalapeno salsa

      12
    • Tacos

    • Fish – Beer Battered flat head with jalapeño coleslaw

      12
    • Prawn- Tempura King Prawn tacos with tomatillo sauce

      12
    • Chilli con Carne Tacos with sour cream and avocado puree

      12
    • Pizzetas

    • Margarita – tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, grated Parmesan & basil

      12
    • Prawn & Chorizo – prawns, chorizo, Spanish onions & spicy mayonnaise

      12
    • Prosciutto – Fresh sliced Prosciutto, tomato and rocket

      12
Bar Food

Available 3 – 6pm

    • Bar Snacks

    • Marinated olives

      6
    • Hot chips with tomato sauce and aioli

      10
    • Trio of Dips –Hummus, Taramasalata & blue cheese & nut with crackers

      12
    • 5 cheeses arrancini balls with smoked aioli

      12
    • Crab Croquets with truffle Parmesan cheese

      12
    • Fish tacos with jalapeno sauce

      12
    • Peking Duck pancake with cucumber and hoisin sauce

      14
    • Pizzetas

    • Margarita – tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, grated Parmesan & basil

      12
    • Prawn & Chorizo – prawns, chorizo, Spanish onions & spicy mayonnaise

      12
    • Prosciutto – Fresh sliced Prosciutto, tomato and rocket

      12
    • Cheese Board

    • Coeur de lion (Triple Cream), Chevre (Goat’s), Dolce Latte (Blue), Creamy Cheddar

      A choice of 2 cheeses served with quince paste and crackers

      14
    • Dessert

    • Lychee pavlova with vanilla cream and passion fruit

      10
    • Sticky date pudding with butterscotch sauce and ice-cream.

      10
    • Dark Lindt chocolate mousse

      10
    • Flourless chocolate cake with berry sorbet

      10
    • Apple and Rhubarb crumble with cream or vanilla ice cream

      10
    • Spanish churros with nutella dipping sauce

      10
Dessert
    • Dessert

    • Lychee pavlova with vanilla cream and passion fruit

      10
    • Sticky date pudding with butterscotch sauce and ice-cream.

      10
    • Dark Lindt chocolate mousse

      10
    • Flourless chocolate cake with berry sorbet

      10
    • Apple and Rhubarb crumble with cream or vanilla ice cream

      10
    • Spanish churros with nutella dipping sauce

      10
    • Cheese Board

    • Coeur de lion (Triple Cream), Chevre (Goat’s), Dolce Latte (Blue), Creamy Cheddar

      A choice of 2 cheeses served with quince paste and crackers

      14
    • Tea & Coffee

    • English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Indian Assam, Lemongrass & Ginger, China Jasmine, Peppermint, Camomile

      4
    • Cappuccino, Flat white, Macchiato, Latte, Chai

      3.5sm/4Lg
    • Espresso, Short Black

      3
    • Long Black, Hot Chocolate, Mocha

      4
    • Kipling’s Iced Coffee, Iced Chocolate

      6
    • Baby Cino

      2
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This weeks featured wine

Shaw + Smith Sauvignon Blanc

The 2014 is lively and aromatic with notes of passionfruit, nashi pear, and nettles. On the palate there is intense flavour, with fresh, limey fruit, mouthwatering acidity, and remarkable purity. It is bone dry and unoaked to maintain freshness. 

Kitchen Delight

If it’s been a while between visits, now might be the time to re-find the love. The Kipling’s Team have a special lunch promo, $40.00 for a 3 course lunch + regular coffee (Available Daily).

(You must advise staff that you wish to have our 3 course lunch special, at time of booking or prior to dining.)

pouring wine

Bar

Our beautiful wine bar serves  expertly selected wines with a kaleidoscope of vintages and varieties from Australia, Europe, Latin America, alongside craft beers and cider. The bar menu also embraces a huge range of International spirits, liqueurs and soft drinks with everything chosen to complement the incredible food. We’ve also got a bar snacks menu of deliciously naughty small plates, perfect if you’re popping in for a drink and a bite, or starting your meal off in style. To see our drinks menu, click here.

Wine
    • Sparkling & Champagne

    • Moet & Chandon NV

      Epernay, France

      100
    • Indian Pacific Sparkling wine NV
      McLaren Vale, SA

      48 - 10
    • Yarra Junction Estate Sparkling Wine NV

      Yarra Valley, VIC

      48
    • Veuve Clicquot NV

      Reims, France

      110
    • Gibo Prosecco D.O.C NV

      Milano, Italy

      48 - 10
    • Riesling

    • Long Rail Gully Riesling 2014
      Murrumbateman, NSW

      48
    • Best’s Riesling 2014

      Great Western, VIC

      55
    • O’Leary Walker Riesling 2015

      Polish Hill River, SA

      48 - 11
    • Pinot Gris & Grigio

    • Corte Giara Pinot Grigio delle Venezie 2013

      Veneto, Italy

      48 - 10
    • Two Tails Pinot Gris 2013

      Marlborough, NZ

      50 - 10
    • Pikes Luccio Pinot Grigio 2014

      Clare Valley, SA

      50 - 11
    • Philip Shaw The Gardener Pinot Gris 2014

      Orange, NSW

      56 - 12
    • Varietals & Aromatics

    • Bisci Verdicchio di Matelica 2012

      Marche, Italy

      50
    • Alamos Torrontes 2013
      Oringin Salta, Argentina

      44
    • Otto Soave Classico 2013

      Veneto, Italy

      50
    • Semillon & Blends

    • Henschke Eleanor’s Sauv Blanc Semillon 2013

      Eden Valley, SA

      49 - 10
    • Tyrrell’s HVD Semillon 2009

      Hunter Valley, NSW

      60
    • Torbreck Roussanne Viognier Marsanne 2011

      Barossa Valley, SA

      55
    • Sauvignon Blanc

    • The Pass Sauvignon Blanc 2014

      Marlborough, NZ

      44 - 10
    • Logan Sauvignon Blanc 2014
      Orange, NSW

      50
    • Kipling’s Sauvignon Blanc 2014

      Marlborough, NZ

      38 - 8
    • Saint Claire Sauvignon Blanc 2014

      Marlborough, NZ

      50
    • Shaw + Smith Sauvignon Blanc 2014

      Adelaide Hills, SA

      58
    • Tomich Sauvignon Blanc 2015

      Adelaide Hills, SA

      50 - 11
    • Chardonnay

    • Scarborough Chardonnay 2012

      Hunter Valley, NSW

      56 - 12
    • Lethbridge Chardonnay 2012

      Geelong, VIC

      66
    • Katnook Chardonnay 2012

      Coonawarra, SA

      50
    • Bleasdale 2014

      Adelaide Hills, SA

      50 - 10
    • Rose

    • Deiuliis Sangiovese Rose 2015

      Hunter Valley, NSW

      45 - 9
    • Penley Estate Over The Moon 2014
      Coonawarra, SA

      45 - 9
    • Victory Point Rose 2014

      Margaret River, WA

      45 - 9
    • Pinot Noir

    • Freycinet Louis Pinot Noir 2013

      Bicheno, TAS

      70
    • Barking Hedge Pinot Noir 2013
      Marlborough, NZ

      58
    • Haha 2014

      Marlborough, NZ

      58 - 12
    • Rob Dolan Pinot Noir 2013

      Yarra Valley, SA

      65
    • Merlot

    • Primo Estate Merlesco  2013

      McLaren Vale, SA

      45 - 9
    • Salton Volpi 2010

      Serra Gaucha, Brazil

      48
    • Varietals

    • Tim Gramp Tempranillo 2013

      Clare Valley, SA

      53
    • Catena Malbec 2012

      Mendoza, Argentina

      55
    • Mr. Riggs The Magnet Grenache 2012

      McLaren Vale, SA

      58
    • Santa Rita Reserva Carmenere 2011

      Valle Del Rapel, Chile

      55
    • San Felipe Sangiovese 2013

      Mendoza, Argentina

      55
    • Rutini Malbec 2012

      Mendoza, Argentina

      90
    • Blends

    • WirraWirra Grenache Shiraz  2013

      McLaren Vale, SA

      56
    • Cabernet Sauvignon

    • Journeys End Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

      Coonawarra, SA

      60
    • Mitolo Jester Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

      McLaren, SA

      48 - 10
    • Mandala Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

      Yarra Valley, VIC

      55
    • Stella Bella Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

      Margaret River, WA

      62 - 13
    • Shiraz / Syrah

    • Torbreck Woodcutter’s Shiraz 2013

      Barossa Valley, SA

      60 - 13
    • Kipling’s Shiraz 2011

      Serpentine, VIC

      38 - 8
    • Turners Crossing Shiraz Viognier 2009

      Bendigo, VIC

      60
    • Sons of Eden Zephyrus 2013

      Barossa Valley, SA

      70
    • Leewin Art Series 2012

      Margaret River, WA

      80
Premium Wines
    • Premium Wines by the Glass

    • Farr Rising Pinot Noir 2013

      Kensington, VIC

      80 - 16
    • Lethbridge Pinot Noir  2012
      Geelong, VIC

      80 - 16
    • Moss Wood Amy’s Cabernet Blend 2013

      Margaret River, WA

      70 - 15
    • Elderton Lorraine Cabernet Blend 2012

      Barossa Valley, SA

      90 - 18
    • Tim Adams Aberfeldy Shiraz 2010

      Clare Valley, SA

      100 - 20
Spirits
    • Aperitif

    • Aperol

      9
    • Campari

      9
    • Pimms No.1 Cup

      9
    • Vodka

    • Belvedere (Poland)

      11
    • Grey Goose (France)

      13
    • Absolut (Sweden)

      9
    • Gin

    • Hendricks (Scotland)

      12
    • Beefeater London Dry (England)

      9
    • Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin (England)

      10
    • Tequila & Mezcal

    • Del Maguey 100% Tobala Single Village Organic Mezcal (Oaxaca)

      12
    • Jose Cuervo Reserva de la Familia Extra Anejo (Jalisco)

      25
    • Patron Café XO (Jalisco)

      14
    • Patron Reposado (Jalisco)

      15
    • Rum & Cachaca

    • Havana Club 3YO (Cuba)

      9
    • Matusalem Gran Reserva 15 YO (Cuba)

      15
    • Sailor Jerry Spiced (Virgin Islands)

      9
    • Aqua Luca Cachaca (Brasil)

      12
    • Captain Morgan Dark Rum (Jamaica)

      10
    • Bourbon & Canadian

    • Buffalo Trace White Dog Mash #1 (Kentucky)

      12
    • Crown Royal Reserve (Canada)

      12
    • Jack Daniels (Tennessee)

      9
    • Makers Mark (Kentucky)

      10
    • Whiskey & Blends

    • Johnnie Walker Black Label

      10
    • Jameson (Ireland)

      9
    • Chivas Regal 18YO (Scotland)

      16
    • Glenfiddich 12YO (Scotland)

      13
    • Glenmorangie The Original (Scotland)

      13
    • Johnnie Walker Gold (Speyside)

       

      14
    • Cognac

    • 1999 Victor Gontier Calvados Domfrontais (France)

      16
    • Delord 1984 Bas Armagnac (France)

      18
    • Hennessy VSOP (France)

      14
    • Liqueurs & Digestive

    • Santiago Quenbranta Pisco (Peru)

      12
    • Amaretto

      8
    • Amaro Montenegro

      8
    • Baileys

      8
    • Cointreau

      8
    • Frangelico

      8
    • Lemon Z lemoncello

      8
    • Crude Malvasia Grappa (Italy)

      10
    • Dessert Wine

    • The Stump Jump Sticky 2010

      Adelaide Hills

      35 - 7
    • Deen Vat n5 Botrytis Semillom 2009

      Hunter Valley

      35 - 7
    • Innocent Bystander Moscato 2014

      Healesville, VIC (275ml)

      20 (bottle only)
    • Port

    • Warre’s Warrior Reserve Port

      Portugal

      11
    • Penfold’s Grandfather Rare Tawny NV

      Barossa Valley, SA

      15
Cocktails
    • Cocktails

    • Dark ‘N Stormy

      Sailor Jerry spiced rum, ginger beer and lime

      15
    • Lychee Martini

      Bombay Gin, Joseph Cartron lychee liqueur, Fresh lemon juice and lychee syrup

      15
    • “G & Tea”

      Beefeater Gin, lemon grass and jasmine tea syrup, lemon juice and soda

      15
    • Toblerone

      Baileys, Kahlua, Frangelico, chocolate and cream

      15
    • Amaretto and Cherry Sour

      Amaretto, Cherry puree and lemon juice

      15
    • Bloody Thirsty

      Absolut Vodka, Cointreau, lime juice and blood orange puree

      15
    • Aperol Spritz

      Aperol, Prosecco and soda

      15
    • Toffee Apple

      Absolut Vodka, Apple Liqueur, Butter Scotch schnapps and Apple juice

      15
    • Cocktail of the Week

    • Espresso Martini

      Grey Goose Vodka, Frangelico, Patron Café and espresso coffee

      17
Beer & Softdrink
    • Beer on tap

    • Peroni

      8
    • Little Creatures IPA

      8
    • Kosciusko Pale Ale

      7
    • Wayward Bavarian Keller

      7
    • Beer by the bottle

    • Cascade Premium Light

      6
    • Corona (Mexico)

      8
    • Tusker Lager (Kenya)

      8
    • Cider

    • The Hills Cider Company Pear Cider

      8
    • Soft drinks

    • Ginger Beer

      4
    • Coke

      4
    • Apple Juice

      4
    • Lemonade

      4
    • Orange Juice

      4
    • Coke Zero

      4
    • Refill Sparkling water (per person)

      3.50

Private Dining

If you’re hosting a party and you’re looking at private dining, we promise to deliver an unforgettable experience for you and your guests, whether it’s an intimate gathering or a feast for 100 people.

We can offer set menus for private dining events, as well as a delicious selection of bar snacks, that make the most of seasonal produce.

See the menus and available options above, or call us on 02 9440 4088 for more information.

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