Wassail

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Overview

Wassail showcases over 100 ciders (on draft and in bottle) and British-inspired vegetarian cuisine in changing dishes like farro risotto, stewed scarlet runner beans and avocado crostini, paired with the ciders, cocktails, craft beers and wines. This Lower East Side spot is marked by soft lighting and dark wood accents while the front bar commands the intimate space.

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Accolades

  • NYC's 8 Hottest Food Trends of 2015 - Zagat

Menu for Wassail

Dinner Menu

Starters

  • Chilled Pea Soup Coconut, smoked almond, pea tendrils
    $11.00
  • Field Greens Fried shallots, shoyu, sunflower seeds
    $12.00
  • Caramelized Carrots Roasted corn, pomegrante molasses, summer basil
    $11.00
  • Pork Belly Pintxos Parsley vinaigrette, pimento, crispy onion
    $10.00
  • Stracciatella Flatbread, red veined arugula
    $14.00
  • Fava & Chorizo Charred bread, tomato, roasted garlic
    $10.00

Large Plates

  • Weisswurst Charred spring onion, baguette, mustard
    $15.00
  • Smoked Duck Breast Haricot vert, frisee, currants, ice cider
    $16.00
  • Crispy Red Rice Summer Squash, poached egg, pistaschio romesco
    $17.00
  • Yellowfin Tuna Marmitako Heirloom tomato broth, potato
    $26.00
  • Bone-In Rib Eye 18oz;mushroom eacabeche, arugula
    $38.00
  • For Two 28oz, includes roasted fingerlings, wilted greens, smoked potato croquettes. A bottle of sidra (limited availability)
    $83.00

Cheese

  • Brillat-Savarin Triple cream, cow (FR)
  • Denhany Dorset Cheddar, cow (UK)
  • Cabrales Blue, cow / goat / sheep (SP)
  • Garrotxa Tommes, goat (SP)
  • Reny Picot Camembert, cow (FR)

Sides

  • Roasted Fingerlings Fresh herbs
    $7.00
  • Wilted Greens Roasted garlic
    $7.00
  • Smoked Potato Croquettes Jalapeno
    $7.00
  • Fried Squash Blossoms Goat cheese, macadamia
    $12.00

Drinks

Draught Cider

  • Black Duck 'Hopped' 2015, Sourbeer lovers rejoice; noble & unknown hops, funk (FLX, NY)
    8 Oz $10.00
  • Black Duck 'Perry' 2015, Still, lovage, parsnip, green plum (FLX, NY)
    8 Oz $13.00
  • Eve's 'Sow The Seeds Vol 8' 2015, Still Dabinetts, Yarlington Mill, Limestone, apricot (FLX, NY)
    8 Oz $12.00
  • South Hill 'Soundpost' 2015, Barrel-aged bittersweets, vanilla, peach pits, soil (FLX, NY)
    8 Oz $13.00
  • Eden 'Imperial Rose' (Rose Cider) 2015, Co-fermented with red currants; ruby grapefruit, 11% ABV (VT)
    6 Oz $10.00
  • Ez Orchards 'Semi Dry' 2014, Keeved French bittersweets, nectarine, button mushrooms (OR)
    8 Oz $13.00

American Cider Flight

  • Rootstock 'Heritage' 2015 Rhode Island Greening, refreshing, peach, lime (Lake Ontario)
    8 Oz $8.00
  • Hudson Valley Farmhouse 'Scrumpy' 2015 Constantly evolving, ever changing (HV, NY)
    10 Oz $8.00
  • Oyster River 'Hoboken Station' 2015, Foraged and heirloom fruit, russets, pomace, chenin (ME)
    8 Oz $12.00

Spanish Cider Flight

  • Dupont 'Bouche Brut' 2015, Off-dry, baked pears, crushed leaves, tannins (Normandy, FR)
    8 Oz $10.00
  • Castanon 'Sidra Naturale' 2015 Still, olive, savory, acetic, pineapple core and funk (Asutrias, SP)
    5 Oz $5.00
  • Hecks 'Vintage' 2013, Bittersharps, brett, fruit leather, saddle leather (Somerset, UK)
    8 Oz $9.00

Cider By - The - Glass

  • Black Diamond 'Hickster' 2014, English bittersweets, persimmons, green tea (FLX, NY)
    6 Oz $14.00
    $44.00
  • Redbyrd 'Still Barrel' 2014, Barrel-fermented, acid driven, weighty, complex (FLX, NY)
    6 Oz $13.00
    $40.00
  • Farnum Hill 'Extra Dry' 2014, first tannic cider-apples in America, great bubbles (NH)
    6 Oz $12.00
    $48.00
  • Bordatto 'Basandere' 2014, Indigenous apples, roasted peaches, shiitake, ham (Basque, FR)
    6 Oz $13.00
    $45.00
  • Pilton 'Classic Keeved' 2015, Bittersweets, tannic, grilled pineapple, wet dirt (Somerset, UK)
    6 Oz $14.00
    $48.00

Non - Alcoholic

  • Fresh Apple Cider
    $3.00
  • Sumac Iced Tea
    $3.00
  • Sodas Lemon & Coconut, Ginger & Lime
    $4.00

Cocktails

  • Pink Pearl (Draught) Rose, Orleans Bitter, Aperol, creme de peche
    $10.00
  • Stone Fence Shot of Calvados + shorty of Dupont Brut
    $12.00
  • Tainted Lovage Aquavit, lovage, mint, lemon
    $12.00
  • The El Dorado Navy Rum, coconut, strawberry, lime
    $12.00
  • Hotel California Rum, matcha, cider
    $12.00
  • The Love Bird Mezcal, Cocchi, Americano, grapefruit, lime
    $13.00
  • First Day of Camp Vodka, grapefruit, Campari, BBQ bitters
    $13.00
  • Roustabout Calvados, Averna, black strap rum
    $14.00

Beer

Draught

  • Catskill 'Little Pils', Unfiltered Pilsner (Catskills, NY)
    $6.00
  • Other Half 'IPA', West Coast IPA (Brooklyn, NY)
    $7.00
  • Kent Falls 'Alternate World', Hoppy Gose (CT)
    $9.00

Bottle & Cans

  • Jack's Abby 'Leisure Time', Wheat Lager (MA)
    $6.00
  • Alesmith 'Nut Brown', English Style Brown Ale (CA)
    $8.00

Wine By - The - Glass

Rose

  • Luberon, Chateau Fontvert 2015, Grenache (Rhone, FR)
    $9.00
    $30.00
  • Provence, Commanderie De Peyrassol 2015 Cinsault, Syrah (Cote du Provence, FR)
    $13.00
    $42.00

White

  • Albarino, Carballa 2014, "Sete Cepas", Rias Baixas (Galicia, SP)
    $11.00
    $36.00
  • Jurancon, Clos Guirouilh 2013 Gros Manseng (Southwest FR)
    $15.00
    $50.00

Red

  • Pipeno, Cacique Maravilla (1L) 2015 Pais (Bio, Bio, Chile)
    $10.00
    $42.00
  • Monstant, Joan Asens 2014 Carignan & Grenache,'Universa' (Catalonia, SP)
    $15.00
    $50.00

Cider - North America

Fruit

  • Brooklyn Cider House (HV, NY) Half Sour ' 15
    $27.00
  • Brooklyn Cider House (HV, NY) Still Bone Dry '14
    $28.00
  • Slyboro (HV, NY) La Sainte Terre '14
    $48.00
  • Black Diamond (FLX NY) Hickster '14
    $50.00
  • Black Diamond (FLX NY) Slate Stone '13
    $40.00
  • Eve's (FLX NY) Albee Hill '14, still
    $37.00
  • Eve's (FLX NY) Autumn's Gold '14
    $42.00
  • Eve's (FLX NY) Beckhorn Hollow '14
    $42.00
  • Eve's (FLX NY) Darling Creek '13
    $42.00
  • Blackman (LAKE ONTARIO, NY) Esopus Spiteenberg '14
    $40.00
  • West County (MA) Catamount Hill '13
    $36.00
  • Eden (VT) Sparkling Dry '13/ '14
    375 Ml $30.00
  • Foggy Ridge (VA) First Fruit '13
    $40.00
  • Eppeltreow (WI) Brut '13
    $40.00
  • Eppeltreow (WI) Doux '13
    $40.00
  • Eppeltreow (WI) Perry '13
    $44.00
  • Mission Trail (CA) Diehard '15
    500 Ml $30.00
  • Ez Orchards (OR) Hawk House '13
    500 Ml $25.00
  • Ez Orchards (OR) Poire '13
    500 Ml $28.00
  • Snowdrift (WA) Red Crab '14
    $36.00

Savory

  • Sundstrom (HV NY) Columbia Country '14
    $48.00
  • Sundstrom (HV NY) Samscott '14
    $55.00
  • Sundstrom (HV NY) Sponti '15
    $45.00
  • Husdson Valley Fh (HV NY) English Style '13
    $40.00
  • Husdson Valley Fh (HV NY) Special Reserve '14
    500 Ml $40.00
  • Good Life (FLX, NY) Rye Barrel '13
    $46.00
  • Redbyrd (FLX, NY) Cloudsplitter '14
    $57.00
  • Redbyrd (FLX, NY) Starblossom '14
    $57.00
  • Redbyrd (FLX, NY) Starblossom '15
    $48.00
  • Redbyrd (FLX, NY) Wickson-Siberian Crab '14
    $57.00
  • South Hill (MX, NY) Pack Basket '14
    500 Ml $48.00
  • South Hill (MX, NY) Soundpost '13
    $53.00
  • South Hill (MX, NY) Stone Fence '15, Still
    $54.00
  • South Hill (MX, NY) Pack Basket '15, Still
    $52.00
  • Farnum Hill (NH) Extra Dry
    $32.00
  • Farnum Hill (NH) Dry Perry '14, Still
    $40.00
  • Farnum Hill (NH) Semi-Dry
    $32.00
  • West County (MA) Wild Apple / Redfield '14
    $55.00
  • Ez Orchards (OR) Cider '11
    $52.00
  • Ez Orchards (OR) Cider '12
    $45.00
  • Snowdrift (WA) Cornice '14
    $40.00
  • Snowdrift (WA) Seckel Perry '14
    $40.00

Wild

  • Aaron Burr (HV, NY) Appinette '14, Cofermented w/ Grapes
    $60.00
  • Aaron Burr (HV, NY) Elderberry '14
    $60.00
  • Aaron Burr (HV, NY) Choke Perry '14, Foraged, Still
    500 Ml $60.00
  • Aaron Burr (HV, NY) East Branch '14, Foraged, Still
    500 Ml $56.00
  • Aaron Burr (HV, NY) Malus Baccata '14, Foraged, Still
    500 Ml $150.00
  • Blackduck (FLX, NY) Bottle Conditioned '15
    $38.00
  • Blackduck (FLX, NY) Crabby Pip '15
    $40.00
  • Blackduck (FLX, NY) Perry '15, Still
    $44.00
  • Eden (VT) Cinderella's Slipper '14, Still
    $65.00
  • Shacksbury (VT) Loss Orchard '13
    500 Ml $52.00
  • Shacksbury (VT) Pet Nat '15
    $50.00
  • Oyster River (ME) Organic '14
    $44.00
  • Oyster River (ME) Wildman '14, Foraged
    $60.00
  • Art & Science (OR) Perry '15, Foraged
    $36.00
  • Art & Science (OR) West Valley '15, Foraged
    $36.00
  • Tilted Shed (CA) Barred Rock '14
    $45.00
  • Tilted Shed (CA) Graviva '14
    $39.00
  • Tilted Shed (CA) Lost Orchard '13
    $52.00
  • Troy (CA)'14, Foraged, Still, Quince
    500 Ml $25.00

Sidra - Spain

Traditional

  • Riestra '15 (Austurias)
    700 Ml $30.00
  • Ribela (Galicia)
    700 Ml $30.00

New Expression

  • Villacubera '14 (Austurias)
    $35.00
  • Trabanco '12, Sparkling (Austurias)
    $42.00

Sagardoa - Basque

Traditional

  • Isastegi (Spain) '14
    $30.00

Sparkling

  • Astarbe (Spain) Byhur 1yr '12
    $42.00
  • Astarbe (Spain) Byhur 2yr '12
    $68.00
  • Bordatto (France) Basa Juan '13
    $42.00
  • Bordatto (France) Txala Parta '14
    $50.00

Cider - Britain

  • Oliver's (Herefordshire) Bittersweet Funk, Still
    $32.00
  • Oliver's (Herefordshire) Posh Scrumpy '14
    $55.00
  • Ross On Wye (Herefordshire) Perry
    500 Ml $23.00

Bottle List

Pucci's Picks

  • Ez Orchards (OR) Hawk House '13 Refreshing blend from mostly Jonathans and yarlington Mills. Dry with loads of fresh fruit and dust
    500 Ml $25.00
  • Eve's (FLX, NY) Albee Hill '14, Still Single hillside selection of American heirloom apples, Terrior!
    $37.00
  • Ross On Wye (Herefordshire, UK) Perry Made from traditional perry pears. Dry with lots of body, carmel, butterscotch
    500 Ml $23.00
  • Redbyrd (FLX, NY) Still Barrel '14 Barrel-fermented with lots of less contact. Amazing purity of fruit with more texture than you thought possible. Drinks like a Chardonnay
    $48.00
  • Hecks (Somerset, UK) Tremlett's Bitter '14, Still One of the West Counties' favorite apples. Low acid, high tannin and lots of funk. A cider from another time
    $36.00
  • Bordatto (Basque, FR) Txala Parta '14 The finest of new wave Basque cider, made from all estate grown fruit. All the funk and elegance you could hope for
    $50.00

Cider - France

Brut

  • Cecillon (Brittany) Nantosuelta '12
    $63.00
  • Cecillon (Brittany) Nerios '12
    $52.00
  • Kerveguen (Brittany) Brut Bretagne '13
    $55.00
  • Domaine Dupont (Normandy) Brut '13
    1.5 L $75.00
  • Domaine Dupont (Normandy) Reserve '13
    $58.00
  • Domaine Dupont (Normandy) Triple '12
    375 Ml $36.00
  • Clos Fontaine Hugo (Ardennes) Cidre de Thierache '14
    $36.00

Demi-Sec

  • Kerveguen (Brittany) Carpe Diem '13
    $64.00
  • Manoir Du Kinkiz (Brittany) Cornouaille '14
    $43.00
  • Manoir Du Kinkiz (Brittany) Cuvee Blanche '13
    $55.00
  • L'Hermitiere (Normandy) Demi-Sec
    $45.00
  • Eric Bordelet (Normandy) Poire Granit '14
    1.5 L $120.00
  • Julian Thurel (Loire) Mellicidre '14
    $58.00
  • Julian Thurel (Loire) Poire Nectar '14
    $62.00

Cider - Elsewhere

  • Weidmann & Groh (Germany) Grohsecco '14
    $39.00
  • Weidmann & Groh (Germany) Nizza '14
    $60.00
  • Vulcain (Switzerland) Trois Pepins '14
    $50.00
  • Vulcain (Switzerland) La Transparente '14
    $44.00
  • Vulcain (Switzerland) Poire Doux '13
    $60.00
  • Maley (Italy) Mont Blanc '14
    $60.00
  • Maley (Italy) Saint Bernard '14
    $53.00
  • Maley (Italy) Jorasses '14
    1.5 L $120.00
  • Quebrada Del Chucao (Chile) Espumante '14
    $42.00

Ice Cider

  • Slyboro (HV, NY) Ice Harvest '14
    375 Ml $45.00
  • Eden (VT) Heirloom '13
    375 Ml $50.00
  • Eden (VT) Heirloom Brandy '13
    375 Ml $55.00
  • Eden (VT) Northern Spy '14
    375 Ml $60.00
  • Eden (VT) Falstaff '07
    375 Ml $80.00
  • La Face Cachee DE LA Pomme (QB) Neige '12
    375 Ml $55.00
  • Valveran (SP) 20 Manzanas '14
    375 Ml $45.00

Pommeau

  • Orchard Hill (HV, NY) Ten 66
    375 Ml $21.00
    $60.00
  • South Hill (FLX, NY) '14, Unaged
    375 Ml $13.00
    $48.00
  • Black Diamond (FLX, NY) Porter's Perfection '14
    500 Ml $12.00
    $48.00
  • Ez Orchards (OR) Pomme '12
    750 Ml $15.00
    $60.00
  • Lemorton (FR)
    $9.00
    $50.00
  • Adrien Camut (FR)
    $14.00
    $90.00

Eau De Vie

Apple

  • Neversink (HV, NY)
    $14.00
  • Domaine Dupont (FR) '11
    $13.00
  • Manoir D'apreval (FR) Blanche
    $14.00

Pear

  • Clear Creek (OR)
    $13.00
  • Laurent Cazottes (OR)
    $27.00

Calvados

  • Montreuil, Select
    $11.00
  • Pere Magloire VSOP
    $12.00
  • Chateau Du Breuil
    $14.00
  • Manoir D'apreval
    $16.00
  • Lemorton Reserve, Domfront
    $15.00
  • Adrien Camut 12 Yr
    $33.00

Apple Brandy

  • Black Dirt (HV, NY) 4yr
    $13.00
  • Lairds (NJ) Bonded / 7.5yr
    $10.00
    $12.00
  • Clear Creek (OR) 8yr
    $13.00
  • Osocalis (CA) 15yr
    $19.00
  • Germain-Robin (CA) 15yr
    $17.00
  • Reisetbauer (AT) 6yr
    $28.00

Beer

  • Jack's Abby Wheat Lager (MA)
    $6.00
  • Alesmith Nut Brown (CA)
    $9.00
  • Crooked Stave Vieille (Co)
    375 Ml $16.00
  • Hanssens Oude Gueuze (BE)
    375 Ml $28.00
  • Grimm Scotch Ale (NY)
    700 Ml $25.00

Wine

White

  • Keuka Lake Vineyards (FLX, NY) Vignoles '14
    $35.00
  • Albarino (Galicia, SP) Carballal, 'Sete Cepas"14
    $37.00
  • Bloomer Creek (FLX, NY) Grauer Veltliner '14
    $50.00
  • Bloomer Creek (FLX, NY) Riesling, 2nd Harvest #239' '14
    $50.00
  • Bellwether (FLX, NY) Riesling, 'Wild Ferment A&D' '13
    $60.00
  • Clemens Busch (Mosel, GR) Riesling, 'Vom Roten Schiefer' '12
    $70.00
  • Clos Guirouilh (SW, FR) Jurancon '13
    $50.00
  • Minimus (OR) Pinot Blanc, 'Chestnut' '12
    $60.00
  • Pierre Frick (Alsace, FR) Gewurztraminer, 'San Stufe' '09
    $45.00
  • Domaine Montbougeau (Jura, FR) L'Etoile '11
    $50.00

Rose

  • Silver Thread (Fix, NY) Pinot Noir '15
    $42.00

Red

  • Cacique Maravilla (BIO BIO, CL) Pais, 'Pipeno' '15
    1 L $42.00
  • Keuka Lake Vineyard (FLX, NY) Leon Millot '15
    $40.00
  • Sebastien David (Loire, FR) St. Nicholas de Bourgueil '13
    $42.00
  • Nebbiolo, Nino Negri (IT) Valtellina, 'Quadrio' '11
    $38.00
  • Alfredo Maestro (Castille Leon, SP) Grenache, 'El Rey del Glam' '14
    $50.00
  • Old World Winery (CA) Touriga Nacional, 'Four Horsemen' '10
    $50.00
  • Day Wines (OR) Syrah, 'Hock and Duecc' '12
    $65.00
  • Montsant, Joan Asens (SP) Carignan & Grenache, 'Univers' '14
    $50.00

162 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002

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Details
  • Price Range: $$
    Atmosphere: Refined, Rustic, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Groups, Hot Spot, Late Night
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (646) 918-6835
  • Private Dining Room: No