Chef Nelly Robinson brings a warmth and personality to his cuisine, Nelly Robinson’s dining experiences leave customers feeling relaxed and at home while
experiencing sophisticated yet approachable food.
Beginning his career in the food industry at the highest echelons, Nelly apprenticed at Michelin-starred restaurant Northcote Manor (UK) at the young age of 15, where he was trained by chef patron Nigel Haworth and his team including Warrick Dodds (NICO), Mark Birchill (L’Enclume), and Lisa Allen. Developing his passion for food and flavours, Nelly was one of the first to complete an apprenticeship at Northcote before moving to Stanley House (UK) in 2007, stepping into the role of Head Chef at just 22.
During his career, Nelly has also worked in Sweden, Hong Kong and within the UK, refining his skills and broadening his repertoire.
Nelly, now 29, opened nel. restaurant on Wentworth Avenue, Sydney at the beginning of February (2015) and offers guests the finest international cuisines, created to be a feast of the senses.
Now an established up-and-coming Sydney chef, Nelly recently celebrated news that nel. had been named People’s Choice Restaurant of the Year 2016 by Dimmi (see video here), as well as taking home Time Out Sydney’s People’s Choice Award in August 2015.