New Restaurants Melbourne
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Planning lunch or dinner out with friends? Melbourne has some of the best New dining options including restaurants that offer everything from fine dining to cheap casual lunches with a glass of wine. Choose from some of the best New Restaurants in Melbourne.
Di Casa Cafe Bar Restaurant
Dion Li Rosi started his apprenticeship at Va Tutto Restaurant in Ivanhoe at the tender age of 16ish, after growing up in an environment where food, friends and family were paramount, it seemed natural to take a position in cookery. His love of food and tradition provided the passion needed to work up the ranks in the kitchen and improve his technique and knowledge. With itchy feet, he parted ways with Va Tutto and accepted a role at De Bortoli Wineries to complete his apprenticeship and increase his product knowledge. The completion of his apprenticeship saw him once again climb the ladder of hierarchy for a further 3 years until the thirst for knowledge had him take a break from cooking to up skill with a nutrition course at ACNT, which provided some of the most sensitive dietary information that is integral within the industry. Being away from the pans was harder than expected, so the next step was to re-enter the industry, but concentrate on different cuisine. Classically Italian trained, Dion took a job at Two Beans and a Farm, where the menu was heavily Spanish/French. Within the walls of this 150 Year old Homestead, a bond was concreted with the manager, Tro Jerijian, who he brought with him to DiCasa Restaurant. At DiCasa, we are heavily produce and service driven, sourcing the best products from local businesses and processing from scratch to create the best possible European cuisine. Using old school family recipes from the old country while incorporating the world’s best produce, Dion is able to represent his cultural background. We go to great lengths chasing producers and cutting out the middlemen, to reduce food miles as we often buy straight from the source. Whether you are a romantic table of 2 or a group booking of 60, the emphasis is to cater each situation to the needs of your guests. This incorporates all dietary requirements, children meals, disabled access, music, lighting and décor.
Pier Farm has taken over the site previously occupied by Anchorage. The venue has been refreshed and refurbished to produce fresh and authentic Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Melbourne restaurateur, Roberto Scheriani (previously of The Italian), opted for a sea change to start a new venture for Williamstown locals and Melbourne foodies. Pier Farm will produce a warm and inviting environment and a menu that boasts local ingredients with a focus on beautiful fresh seafood, pasta and salads. Matteo Bartaletti (previously of North Bondi Italian Food, Movida) is thrilled to come on board as head chef. Born in Italy and having worked extensively across Tuscany and Dubai, Bartaletti spent time in Sydney on his last stint in Australia and has now taken residency in Williamstown. The raw bar will offer delicacies such as Sydney Rock Oysters, or something else light and delicious such as the carpaccio of cured flounder, grapes and pumpkin seeds with a verjus dressing or the DeVodier Prosciutto di Culatello with fresh figs and gnocco fritto. Main courses originate from the sea or the paddock, with plates such as the pan-fried fillet of John Dory with pippies, caper berries and cherry tomatoes sitting on the menu alongside the dry aged, grass fed rib eye with pickled mushrooms and crispy shallots. Accompaniments such as fennel and butter leaf salad with a fresh lemon dressing and sweet peas with fresh mint and pancetta will also evoke the freshness of summer. Those who prefer pasta will be able to enjoy likes of handmade black truffle ravioli in a veal ragout with parmiagiano reggiano or a trofie pasta with potatoes, green beans and hand pounded pesto. Sommelier George Haralambopoulous, a long-time friend of Roberto’s and something of a Williamstown icon having been at Anchorage for the past two years, has created an extensive wine list with over 140 different drops available. George and Roberto first met over 30 years ago, both working for the late Donlevy Fitzpatrick at Vic Ave Café in Albert Park. “While Robbie was busy winning hats and awards, I was sommelier at Werribee Mansion Hotel for 14 years being recognised for adventurous food and wine pairings for some 15 international chefs. Quite a few customers followed me across to Williamstown to continue to their wine journey,” says George. “We will showcase classic Australian and iconic Europeans wines, breaking it up with new and upcoming winemakers both local and abroad,” he continues. Pier Farm is the perfect location to enjoy world-class food against an inimitable waterfront backdrop. The venue will also operate as a function space – ideal for a summer event or wedding – that will give beautiful and memorable experiences for a special occasion. Pier Farm will be renovated in stages, with plans for further development throughout 2018.
Brindley Street Bar & Kitchen
Brindley St Bar functions and events space, promises a breathtaking setting for all kinds of celebrations from birthdays & corporate events to product launches. Invite your friends and associates to mingle at your next social event, or treat them to an exclusive experience in one of the South East’s best hidden venues. With a highly skilled team behind the scenes, we’re able to create and execute the most elaborate of events that capture the imagination. Located in the South East corridor by the side of the Eastlink, Brindley St Bar’s functions space is a highly versatile venue. Designed to be just like a cool Melbourne CBD bar in the Dandenong South, the interior layout combines the grace, openness and vibrancy of a cool, moody Melbourne bar, intimate corner area, stunningly furnished, and appointed with an awesome sound system. For dinning, for coffee & relaxing or for a big celebration, Brindley St Bar allows its versatility to cater for your needs. A spacious indoor area with a marble bench top bar outclasses every bar in the South East surrounding suburbs. A outdoor terrace area for standing and seating means this Summer will be an epic event with plenty of social space for an outdoor party. Match your function to one of Brindley St Bar’s numerous indoor or outdoor seating options and then simply relax and watch a memorable event unfold. Enjoy amazing drinks and entertainment, and let Brindley St Bar’s charming staff take care of you and your guests. Any night of the week, for any kind of function. • 550 patron capacity • Indoor bar • Outdoor terrace area • Dance floor area • Outdoor smoking permitted • State of the art synthetic football pitches • Changing rooms • Disabled access
Wilson & Market
Wilson and Market is a Café, Restaurant, Bar, Private Dining Room & Function Space, located at the Prahran Market Entrance, Commercial Road, South Yarra. After putting his winning touch to some of Melbourne's most exciting, well-respected restaurants in the past 20 years, award-winning chef Paul Wilson has finally arrived with his first, highly anticipated solo venture, perched between bustling Commercial Rd and the historic foodie hub of Prahran Market. The new luxe urbane eatery and bar, Wilson & Market, offers a quintessential Melbourne dining experience, underpinned with the best local talent, seasonal, biodynamic and organic produce, sustainable seafood and considered luxe interiors. FUNCTIONS Wilson & Market is the perfect venue to host your next function. Choose from 1 of 2 unique spaces, our stunning private function room or all weather terrace bar with indoor, outdoor atrium. We are located next the Commercial Road entrance of the Prahran Market & are an easy 2 minute walk from Chapel Street, South Yarra or by the 78 or 72 route trams. All of our menus, due to seasonal produce from our own farms, are bespoke, essentially tailor made to your requirements & budget. We have 2 specific areas for events: Option 1: Our private dining room accommodates 20-40 guests seated & 60 standing up, complete with private bar & separate entrance. It’s an excellent option for a range of private or corporate events. Option 2: The terrace bar is an ideal space & ambiance for a fun cocktail event for up to 80 guests. This indoor & outdoor atrium complete with retractable roof has a luxe Mediterranean vibe, private sound system & late liquor license, making this the hottest party ticket in town.
Roc's @ Jam Factory
Roc’s is located in the heart of South Yarra inside the Jam Factory complex, and is tailored to those seeking a sophisticated venue. The stylish interior, reflecting a quintessential New York scene, compliments the Chapel Street experience. Named after Roc Kirby, founder of Village Roadshow and a pioneer of the Australian Film & Cinema industry, Roc’s Jam Factory is a bar perfect for entertaining clients and holding presentations in an environment that will indulge all your senses. Mix business with pleasure in this unique venue enjoying dishes highlighting flavours from around the globe with an array of the finest hand selected wines, beers and seasonal and fresh cocktails. Roc’s is available for meetings and presentation packages catering for formal presentations, conferences, celebrations and wedding receptions. Venue available for exclusive hire and for semi-private bookings for smaller groups, minimum spend may apply. Choose from a selection of premium beverages, canapes, sweets and savouries to create the perfect package for your next event or celebration. Click here to download functions packages
Deusy Doo Eatery & Bar
Deusy Doo is a fresh beachside eatery, bar and function space that has recently arrived in Black Rock. Located on Beach Road and offering spectacular beach and sunset views, Deusy Doo is a beautiful and relaxing space in which to enjoy the many delicious treats its menu has to offer. Deusy Doo is sure to please. Its philosophy is to offer more for less. With an emphasis on fresh, healthy ingredients, there are pizzas, pastas, sliders, wings, burgers and gelato for the young or young at heart. Boasting coffee from Sensory Lab, vegan and gluten free options, fine wine and cocktails, Deusy Doo is the perfect place to start or finish your day or to hire to host your next special event. All in all, Deusy Doo presents a tempting picture. Tasty food and a charming environment designed by Erika Lancini. Who could ask for more? Click Here to View our Function Venue Packages
It’s 12 O’clock Somewhere - Bar Restaurant and Deck Space
Handcrafted is the keyword at ‘It’s Twelve O’clock Somewhere’, Warrandyte’s answer to the ‘local’ that specialises in an ever-changing list of sixteen handcrafted beers and local wines on tap and they’re also available by the glass and bottle. A great list of casual offerings from modern ‘shared plate’ entrees, to wood-fired gourmet pizzas and mains straight from the giant New Orleans smoker, are all served right across the day and night. Outdoors ‘The Deck’ is the perfect place to take it all in, or indoors there’s a large space with a casual feel, great for small gatherings or larger groups.
Camberwell Curry House
Fine Dining Indian and Nepalese Restaurant Melbourne An epicurean’s glee located in the heart of Camberwell, Melbourne, Camberwell Curry House is counted among finest fine dining restaurants in Melbourne. A visit to this Indian Nepalese restaurant will take you to culinary adventure across The Subcontinent. The ambience is the closest you can get to the famous food, art, culture and the classical music of India in Melbourne. The considerate attendants will help you select from the à la carte menu. You might try Pani Puri or Papdi Chaat, a lighter version of the classic street food. Thick, buttery tandoor-grilled Paneer Tikka or Chicken are perfectly complemented by Green Salad and Chutney. Order a side of well-cooked plain, Garlic or Kashmiri naan to scoop up the flavourful sauce of the tender chicken tikka masala. Virtuoso chef Ram Sapkota supervises the regional bill of fare, which includes a vigorous selection of seafood, non-vegetarian and vegetarian dishes. Camberwell Curry House is a vivacious, classy Indian and Nepalese fine dining in Camberwell; it’s a place for gatherings, and festivities, a place for business and pleasure. These and many more delights wait you at our fine dining restaurant in Melbourne.
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is one of the world’s most exciting restaurants. Dinner takes its creative inspiration from our historic and nostalgic culinary past. This ultra-modern dining experience offers an elegant, sophisticated backdrop in which to enjoy internationally acclaimed award winning cuisine. Between its two restaurants in London and Melbourne, Dinner has received a list of awards and accolades including two michelin stars in London, and two hats in The Age, Good Food Guide, Melbourne. Following years of research, the culinary exploration of chefs Heston Blumenthal and Ashley Palmer-Watts has resulted in a modern menu of dishes that have been inspired by historic recipes and history books. Some elements date as far back as the 13th Century. Working with food historians in Australia and the UK, as well as endless hours of library research, the two chefs have created a unique and original dining experience. The menu at Dinner is accompanied by an eclectic selection of global wines and a cocktail bar that offers a unique bespoke range of exclusive drinks, distillations and infusions.