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  • 25-Oct-2016 04:28 PM

    Celebrate 2016 with Nest

    Celebrate 2016 with Nest

    Yes it is almost time to dig out the party frocks and find your festive spirit to celebrate another year of achievement.

    There is plenty to think about any ordinary day right, let alone planning a party or gathering in that hectic end of year time.  SO we are here to help!  We have created some party packages to suit various styles of gatherings and budgets.

    We love putting on a party and can take care of as much detail as you like taking away the stresses so you can enjoy the occasion.

    If you are looking for a deliciously easy end of year event that is not just another predictable office do, then we can certainly help.  

    Our packages for 2016 include:

    A private cinema pizza party

    Personalised picnic forest feast

    Christmas cracker cocktail party

    Lazy grazy lunch and movie

    the Fancy schmancy

    Nest Christmas Creme de la creme celebration

    or simply gather for a

    Goodwill Gourmet pizza party

    All Christmas party packages are eligible for half price movie ticket vouchers to our boutique armchair cinema - a great end of year bonus for your team!

    Click here for Package Details 

    If you're from further afield than town limits, we can help with accommodation and transport options to get your party to and from.  Why not make a weekend of it and explore the cellar doors, waterfalls, forests and surrounds.   So many options to make your end of year event a truly distinctive celebration.

    If you need to organise an end of year event, we want to help. Just email laura@cafe-nest.com or call on 0415 684805.

    Any party package of 30 + guests booked in by

    3 November

    will receive a complimentary bonus round of canapes OR 2 bottles of Tumbarumba sparkling wine. 

  • 27-Sep-2016 02:27 PM

    Nest in the Night Garden Spring Degustation + Tumbarumba Tastebuds events

    Nest in the Night Garden Spring Degustation + Tumbarumba Tastebuds events A main event on the Tumbarumba Tastebuds weekend combining delicious Food, Wine + Garden

    After last years delicious boutique event with rave reviews from guests, we're bringing back

    Nest in the Night Garden as our feature event of the Tastebuds weekend


    Experience a 6 course Feast of dishes showcasing Spring, Produce from our garden & the Region each matched with wine from the vineyards of our glorious locale.
    Wine maker Adrian Brayne and Vigneron Richard Cottam will be chatting with us and imparting their insider wisdom on the virtues of wine with food.

    All of this served up in Nest front garden as the sun sets and the starry mountain country sky emerges.

    WHEN: Saturday 29 October at 6pm
    WHERE: Nest Garden (weather permitting, alas it will still be an indoor garden experience)
    COST: $119 for 6 courses with wine
    MORE: Bookings essential for this limited edition event 69482950.   Don't drink wine? You are still most welcome, cost is $95.

    A collaboration with Obsession Wines and Mount Tumbarumba Wines.

    Open Friday Saturday Sunday for Tumbarumba Tastebuds Lush Spring Affair, we are hosting a flurry of distinctly Spring events 29-30 October
    We also have a range of quality garden and kitchen wares and books you might want to make time to check out.

    Local Produce & Handmade Market

    WHEN:Saturday 9am-12noon
    WHERE: Lawns of Nest
    FREE! Browse among the wares of local makers and growers and find treasures to take home, unique to our cool climate region.  Hazelnuts, Wines, Jams, relishes, Seedlings, Plants,Cordials, handmade clothing, jewellery, stationery...

    Wine tastings from Tumbarumbas oldest & smallest vineyard - Mount Tumbarumba Vineyard. 10am-4pm

    for tastings of their On The Fly range of wine. You can enjoy dishes from our lunch menu too paired with their wines.

    Sunday Spring Garden Family Picnic

    Fancy a spot of Croquet, Chardonnay & Cheese or Hoola hoops with Honey popcorn or Lazy Grazing in the Gazebo? Join us for breakfast, lunch and all day grazing along with old fashioned picnic games available for everyone.   Take the opportunity to try the Milla Bush Cordial we're serving and you'll likely be ordering bottles for your next picnic!
    WHEN: Sunday 9am - 4pm
    WHERE: The lawns of Nest
    COST: Games complimentary with any drinks or eats purchased.
    MORE: Prefer to be indoors? Regular cafe menu coffee, wine and seating all still available.

    So whether you can make one or all of the events, we'd love to see you anytime over this festival weekend.
    Friday: 8am - 10pm - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (pizza + specials +takeaway), Wine, Coffee, Cake, Film
    Saturday 8am- 10pm - Breakfast, Lunch, Degustation Dinner, Wine, Coffee Cake, Film
    Sunday: 9am-4pm - Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee, Cake, Wine, Film

  • 08-Sep-2016 11:50 PM

    Nest at Home

    Nest at Home

    Do you long to hear "dinner is ready"? We introduce you to Nest at Home.

    Not having to think about what to cook, rustle up the ingredients let alone make the time to cook and clean up all that mess... wouldn't that be a treat?

    Now you can just give us a call, order your take home dinner, pickup and simply heat and serve or assemble on your favourite plate without the fuss and effort on those days (or everyday) when it would be more convenient to have someone else cook

    Dishes will change as Nest dishes do featuring seasonal local produce and always be delicious and wholesome.

    We welcome suggestions and feedback as we tailor this service to you.   Starting off with dinner packs for 2 which if you're single you can refrigerate or freeze a portion for another day or invite a friend over for a home cooked meal!

    To order just call the cafe on 69482950 to find out the daily special from Monday - Thursday.  Orders ideally placed by 2pm for collection by 4pm.

    Nest also offers a full catering service for private dinner parties and events at home, outdoors or at Nest - chat to us to find out more.

  • 01-Sep-2016 10:07 PM

    Milla Bush Tonics - a sparkling start to Spring

    Milla Bush Tonics - a sparkling start to Spring

    We are pleased as punch to introduce a new lineup of gourmet Australian drinks.    It's also easier, more delicious and more natural than your everyday punch.

    The award winning Milla Bush Cordials have been featured in Nest for a year now and so we're excited to bring an expanded range with a fizz available on our menu, picnic hampers or bottles to take home.

    Having established a reputation for unearthing and combining interesting, delicious Australian bush flavours with locally-grown fruit, Millamolong Australia is now introducing Milla Bush Tonics to add to their award-winning range of Milla Cordials. 

    These sparkling, ready-to-drink Milla Bush Tonics are now available in two of their most popular Milla Cordial flavours – Apple, Ginger & Rosella (No Added Sugar) and Ruby Grapefruit & Lemon Aspen.  With a no added sugar option in the range, these tonics are set to take off this summer.

    The whole family will love the Apple, Ginger & Rosella Milla Bush Tonic as it contains locally grown apples from Orange, Australian ginger and to boot – No Added Sugar. Ginger is rich in magnesium, potassium and vitamin B6, and this was one of the earliest ingredients used by the first European settlers in Australia who valued the health benefits and amazing flavour. The beautiful and iconic Rosella flowers are grown further North and West in Australia, with lots of vitamin C these flowers are gently squeezed into the tonic for their precious juice, and gorgeous crimson colour.

    Make your heart zing with the zesty Ruby Grapefruit & Lemon Aspen Milla Bush Tonic, packed with bubbles and ideal as a thirst quencher for every day as well as a mixer. Simply serve with lashings of ice and mint, and garnish with a slice of grapefruit and add a generous measure of vodka for the ultimate sundowner. Buzzing with bush flavor and vitamin C, Lemon Aspen, is a native Australian bush food found in tropical North Queensland with a tart, bitter lemon taste. It’s a marriage made in heaven when combined with ruby grapefruit juice.

    “Due to popular demand we’ve added fizz - and a lot of bush sparkle - to our much loved range of 100% Australian-owned and grown Milla Cordials,” explains Camilla Strang, co-founder of Milla Cordials. “Our ready-made and ready-to-drink Milla Bush Tonics are the perfect match for long, lazy Aussie summer afternoons. Take them along to picnics and bbqs in backyards, gardens, parks and beaches – your friends and family will love you for it.” 

    Each Milla Bush Tonic flavour has been carefully and meticulously crafted to achieve a delicate balance of flavours, using Australian bush ingredients and local Aussie fruit.  

    Nest is delighted to support the Tumbarumba Health Expo on 9-10 September and in the spirit of good health we're giving complimentary glasses of Milla Cordial with any meal or movie Expo guests enjoy at Nest. 


    Milla Cordial                                                                                     

    Lemon, Lemon Myrtle & Kakadu Plum                                 

    Apple, Ginger & Rosella                                                                

    Lemon, Rainforest Lime & Lavender

    Ruby Grapefruit & Lemon Aspen

    Milla Bush Tonic

    Apple, Ginger & Rosella

    Ruby Grapefruit & Lemon Aspen

  • 24-Jun-2016 01:33 AM

    Shiraz off the vine

    Shiraz off the vine

    Shiraz grapes sundried on the vine and now available to eat or take home from Nest.

    Lankeys Creek vineyard is where this original product is grown, harvested and packaged.  Given the abundance of grapes in our locality grown for wine making, we think it's a great idea to sell the grapes, not just wine.  

    Sundried naturally, they are sweet and full of flavour without preservatives and chemicals - perfect!   We use them on a grazing platter for our lunch menu and tonight I added them to a slow cooked lamb roast with red wine and they went all plump and juicy again. YUM.

    Available in 100g and 500g packets to take home at Nest.  Love to hear how you use them.