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1A Larkin Boulevard, Essendon Fields

Menu

We focus on ethically produced, Australian produce that is expertly managed from start to finish — paddock to plate.

Alongside our staple menu, our chefs like to exercise their creative flair and create delicious, seasonal dishes for our valued customers. Sample some of the best food in Essendon and enjoy the vibe in one of the most popular venues in Melbourne.

Current Menus

À LA CARTE / BEVERAGES / KIDS MENU / LUNCH MENU / SET MENU

STARTER

OUR SOURDOUGH BREAD (vg)
baked in-house + CULTURED ROSEMARY BUTTER 3.0
6.0
MT ZERO OLIVES (gf, vg)
chilli, garlic
12.0
CALABRIAN LAMB SKEWERS (2PC) (gf)
cucumber yoghurt, preserved lemon, chilli + EXTRA SKEWER 7.0
16.0
SWEET POTATO HUMMUS (vg, n)
sourdough, hazelnut dukkah, garlic oil
16.0
CROQUETTES (3PC) (v)
smoked cheddar, corn, cauliflower, chipotle mayo
16.0
BEEF TARTARE
black garlic, caper, cured egg yolk
23.0
BRUSCHETTA (3PC) (v)
roasted tomato, goat’s curd, basil
18.0
TUNA CARPACCIO (gf)
lemon mayo, sumac, garlic oil
20.0
STRACCIATELLA (v)
fennel, aged white balsamic
18.0
SALUMI PLATE
chef's selection, house pickles, grissini
24.0

MAINS

GNOCCHI
wagyu bolognese, pangrattato, basil
32.0
RISOTTO (v, gf)
spring vegetables, lemon, truffle pecorino + chicken 6.0
30.0
TIGER PRAWN SPAGHETTI
fennel, chilli, sauce américaine + GFO 2.0
39.0
250G PORTERHOUSE STEAK (gf)
mash, salsa verde, black mustard + red wine jus 3.5
46.0
300G SCOTCH FILLET
mash, salsa verde, black mustard + red wine jus 3.5
53.0
CHICKEN BREAST (gf)
onion cream, smoked leek, pickled shallots, silverbeet
36.0
BABY BARRAMUNDI (gf)
potato hash, beurre blanc, mustard greens
38.0

SALADS & SIDES

CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD
baby gem, guanciale, crouton
26.0
GRAIN SALAD (v)
ricotta, ancient grains, green goddess dressing + chicken 6.0
21.0
CHIPS (v)
with mustard mayo
12.0
CARROTS (v, gf)
honey, dill crème fraiche, warrigal greens
13.0
HOUSE SALAD (vg, gf)
pickled shallot, cucumber, verjuice
11.0
BROCCOLINI (v, gf, n)
lemon, smoked almonds
16.0

PIZZA

Our pizza bases are made from naturally leavened sourdough, using local Australian flour, cold fermented 72hrs
CACIO E PEPE (v)
garlic butter, fior di latte, pepper, pecorino
14.0
MARGHERITA (v)
tomato, basil, mozzarella, bocconcini
22.0
FUNGHI (v)
king oyster mushrooms, baby spinach, provolone dolce
27.0
DIAVOLA
salami, ‘Nduja, pepperoncini, hot honey
28.0
GAMBERO
prawn, zucchini, confit cherry tomato, pesto, chilli
29.0
SALSICCIA
pork sausage, smoked mozzarella, chilli, confit cherry tomato, crispy kale
28.0
CAPRICCIOSA
free range ham, olives, king brown mushrooms
28.0
+ low gluten base
4.0
+ vegan cheese
3.0
ADD
olives, anchovies, chilli peppers, king brown mushrooms
2.5 each
ADD
prawns, salami, ‘nduja, prosciutto, stracciatella
6.0 each

DESSERT

WILD BERRY TART (gf, n)
berry custard, crushed hazelnuts
15.0
TIRAMISU (gf)
caramel, mascarpone, chocolate
16.0
LIMONCELLO CHEESECAKE
Native lime, candied blood orange, ganache
17.0
AFFOGATO
espresso, ice cream, choice of Baileys, Cointreau, Frangelico or Kahlua
15.0

FROMAGE

TODAY'S BEST CHEESE (40G)
accompaniments, rye crackers
1 cheese
15.0
2 cheeses
22.0
3 cheeses
29.0
(v) vegetarian (gf) gluten friendly (vg) vegan (n) contains nuts
PLEASE NOTE:
Menu items subject to change

All menus subject to change

PLEASE NOTE

A 7.5% Sunday surcharge and 15% public holiday surcharge applies

DIETARY KEY

(v) vegetarian   (vg) vegan   (gf) gluten friendly   (n) contains nuts

Our menu and kitchen contain allergens including but not limited to nuts, shellfish, gluten and dairy. Whilst all reasonable efforts are taken to accommodate guest dietary needs, we cannot guarantee that our food will be allergen free. Please notify our staff if you have a specific dietary request.

WINES BY THE GLASS

GLS | 250ML

SPARKLING

NV Mr McCracken’s Muse, Brut Cuvée Multi Regional, SA
11.0
NV Angel in the Room Prosecco, Prosecco King Valley, VIC
11.5
NV Chandon, Blanc de Blanc Yarra Valley, VIC
15.0
NV Buller Wines RLB, Moscato Rutherglen, VIC
12.0

ROSÉ

Beautiful Mystery, Rosé King Valley, VIC
12.0 | 18.5

WHITES

Frankland Estate, Riesling Frankland, WA
12.0 | 19.0
Russian Jack, Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough, NZ
11.0 | 18.5
Postcards, Pinot Grigio King Valley, VIC
12.0 | 19.0
Te Whare Ra ‘Toru’, Pinot Gris blend, Marlborough, NZ
14.0 | 22.0
Robert Oatley Signature Series, Chardonnay Margaret River, WA
13.0 | 21.0

RED

San Pietro, Pinot Noir Morn. Peninsula, VIC
13.0 | 21.0
Kelvedon Pinot Noir Swansea, TAS
16.0 | 27.0 | 80.0
Bendigo Estate, Shiraz Bendigo, VIC
11.0 | 18.0
The Long Road Syrah Eden Road, NSW
11.0 | 18.0 | 59.0
Buller Wines ‘The Nook’ Shiraz Rutherglen, VIC
14.0 | 22.0 | 65.0
Tellurian Estate, GSM Heathcote, VIC
14.0 | 22.0
Vinaceous Raconteur Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River, WA
13.0 | 21.0 | 63.0
Leconfield Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra, SA
16.0 | 25.0 | 75.0
Buller Wines ‘Fine Old’, Muscat 10yo Rutherglen, VIC
8.0

WINES BY THE BOTTLE

SPARKLING

NV Mr McCracken’s Muse Brut Cuvée Multi Regional, SA
49.0
NV Angel in the Room Prosecco King Valley, VIC
50.0
NV Chandon Blanc de Blanc Yarra Valley, VIC
65.0
Pike & Joyce Sparkling Pinot Noir Rosé Adelaide Hills, SA
65.0
NV Veuve Clicquot Champagne Reims, FR
135.0
NV Buller Wines RLB Moscato Rutherglen, VIC
49.0

ROSÉ

Beautiful Mystery, Rosé King Valley, VIC
55.0

WHITE

RIESLING
Frankland Estate, Riesling Frankland, WA
62.0
SAUVIGNON BLANC | SEMILLON | VIOGNIER
Russian Jack, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZ
52.0
Yeringberg, Viognier Yarra Valley, VIC
85.0
Precious Little Grüner Veltliner Adelaide Hills, SA
68.0
PINOT GRIGIO | PINOT GRIS
Postcards, Pinot Grigio King Valley, VIC
54.0
Artigiano, Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie, Veneto, IT
60.0
Quealy Feri Maris Pinot Grigio Mornington Peninsula, VIC
80.0
Te Whare Ra ‘Toru’, Pinot Gris blend Marlborough, NZ
65.0
CHARDONNAY
Robert Oatley Signature Series, Chardonnay Margaret River, WA
63.0
Neudorf Tiritiri Chardonnay Nelson, NZ
80.0
Derwent Estate Chardonnay Derwent River, TAS
90.0

RED

PINOT NOIR | PINOT MEUNIER
San Pietro, Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula, VIC
63.0
Kelvedon Pinot Noir Swansea, TAS
80.0
SHIRAZ | SYRAH | RHONE BLENDS
Bendigo Estate, Shiraz Bendigo, VIC
55.0
Buller Wines ‘The Nook’ Shiraz Rutherglen, VIC
65.0
Tellurian Estate, GSM Heathcote, VIC
65.0
The Long Road Syrah Eden Road, NSW
59.0
Buller Wines Calliope, Shiraz Rutherglen, VIC
65.0
Buller Wines The 1928 Block, Shiraz Rutherglen, VIC
85.0
Guigal St Joseph, Lieu-Dit Syrah Rhône, FR
135.0
GRENACHE | BARBERA | NEBBIOLO
Jericho Grenache McLaren Vale, SA
65.0
Thymiopoulos ATMA Xinomavro Mandilaria Naoussa, GR
60.0
CABERNET | MERLOT
Vinaceous Raconteur Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River, WA
63.0
Leconfield Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra, SA
75.0
Nocturne SR, Cabernet Blend Maragret River, WA
65.0
The Cloak Sangiovese King Valley, VIC
65.0

BEER & CIDER

ON TAP
Carlton Draught
7.5 | 15.0
Peroni Nastro Azzurro
18.0 | 330ml 9.5
Asahi
18.0 | 330ml 9.5
Great Northern
7.0 | 14.0
Balter XPA
8.0 | 16.0
KAIJU KRUSH Tropical Pale Ale
8.0 | 16.0
Hawkers - Hazy Pale Ale
8.0 | 16.0
Pirate Life - South Coast Pale Ale
8.0 | 16.0
Brookvale Ginger Beer
9.0 | 19.0
BOTTLE
Carlton Zero
7.0
Cascade Light
8.0
Victoria Bitter
11.0
Pure Blonde
11.0
Corona
11.5
Balter Cerveza
11.5
Four Pines Stout
11.5
RTDs
Brookvale Union Vodka & Peach Iced Tea
12.0
CIDER
Rekorderlig Strawberry & Lime
12.5
Monteith's Apple
12.0
Bulmers Original Apple
12.0

COCKTAILS

WHITE CHOCOLATE & PASSIONFRUIT MARTINI
vanilla vodka, white chocolate monin, passionfruit purée, ruby red grapefruit, egg white
23.0
SUMMER BLUSH
gin, St Germain, lime juice, egg whites, raspberry syrup
23.0
GIN & ELDERFLOWER COLLINS
gin, St Germain, soda, lemon, sugar
23.0
STRAWBERRY CRUSH
gin, lime, white sugar, pomegranate, strawberry liqueur
23.0
SPICY MARGARITA
chili tequila, cointreau, lime, agave
23.0
THE CAPTAIN
jameson, apple liquor, pomegranate molasses, lemon, apple juice
23.0
YUZU BRAMBLE
yuzu gin, chambord, lemon, grapefruit bitters, sugar
23.0

PITCHERS

PIMM'S
45.0
SANGRIA
45.0
APEROL SPRITZ
45.0
STRAWBERRY GIN SMASH
45.0

MOCKTAILS

Virgin Tropical Punch
16.0
Nojito
16.0
Virgin Strawberry Crush
16.0

Please note

A 7.5% Sunday surcharge and 15% public holiday surcharge applies

KIDS MENU

(under 12 years only)
MARGHERITA PIZZA
12.0
HAM & PINEAPPLE PIZZA
12.0
PENNE NAPOLI
12.0
PENNE BOLOGNAISE
12.0
CHICKEN & CHIPS
12.0
FISH & CHIPS
12.0
ICE CREAM
with chocolate or strawberry topping
6.0

$25 KIDS MENU

(under 12 years only)

MAIN

your choice of the following:
HAM & PINEAPPLE MARGHERITA
PENNE BOLOGNESE
PENNE NAPOLI
FISH OR CHICKEN & CHIPS

DESSERT

ICE CREAM
with chocolate or strawberry topping
+ BOTTOMLESS SOFT DRINK

$38 2-COURSE LUNCH MENU

MONDAY - FRIDAY | 12PM - 3PM

ENTREE

your choice of one
SWEET POTATO HUMMUS (vg, n)
sourdough, hazelnut dukkah, garlic oil
CALABRIAN LAMB SKEWERS (2PC) (gf)
cucumber yoghurt, preserved lemon, chilli
BRUSCHETTA (v)
roasted tomato, goat’s curd, basil
STRACCIATELLA (v)
fennel, aged white balsamic

MAIN

your choice of one
GNOCCHI
wagyu bolognese, pangrattato, basil
RISOTTO (v, gf)
spring vegetables, lemon, truffle pecorino
CHICKEN BREAST (gf)
onion cream, smoked leek, pickled shallots, silverbeet
STEAK FRITES
250g flank steak, caramelised onion butter, frites
(v) vegetarian (gf) gluten friendly (vg) vegan (n) contains nuts

Our menu and kitchen contains allergens including but not limited to nuts, shellfish, gluten and dairy.
Whilst all reasonable efforts are taken to accommodate guest’s dietary needs, we cannot guarantee that our food will be allergen free.
Please notify our staff if you have a specific dietary request.

SET MENU OPTIONS

shared entree + main + sides
65
main + shared dessert + sides
65
shared entree + main + shared dessert + sides + tea + coffee
80

ENTREE

SHARED ENTREE
CROQUETTES (v)
smoked cheddar, corn, cauliflower, chipotle mayo
ROMESCO DIP (vg, n)
flatbread, coriander, crudites
SALUMI PLATE
chef’s selection, house pickles, grissini
STRACCIATELLA (v)
fennel, aged white balsamic

ASSORTED PIZZA +6.0

shared pizza can be added to any set menu as a starter.
* gluten friendly pizza available on request +3.5

CHOICE MAIN

Available for groups of 10-30
your choice of the following
RISOTTO (v, gf)
spring vegetables, lemon, truffle pecorino
TIGER PRAWN SPAGHETTI
fennel, chilli, sauce américaine
PORTERHOUSE STEAK (gf)
mash, salsa verde, black mustard
CHICKEN BREAST (gf)
onion cream, smoked leek, pickled shallots, silverbeet

SHARED MAIN

Available for groups 30+
Pre-selection of 2 mains
HUMPTY DOO BARRAMUNDI (gf)
cauliflower purée, cous cous, wild mushroom
PORTERHOUSE STEAK (gf)
mash, salsa verde, black mustard
CHICKEN BREAST (gf)
onion cream, smoked leek, pickled shallots, silverbeet
72HR LAMB SHOULDER (gf)
preserved lemon, Tasmanian pepperberry yoghurt

SIDES

HOUSE SALAD (vg)
pickled shallot, cucumber, verjuice
CHIPS (v)
with mustard mayo

DESSERT

SHARED DESSERT
TODAY'S BEST FROMAGE
breads, preserves, whipped quince
PETIT FOURS

UPGRADE YOUR DESSERT +5.0

upgrade your dessert from shared to alternate
pre-select 2 to serve alternately
DARK CHOCOLATE MOUSSE (gf)
mango, coconut, chocolate sorbet
WILD BERRY TART (gf)
berry custard, crushed hazelnuts
TIRAMISU (gf)
caramel, mascarpone, chocolate
(v) vegetarian (gf) gluten friendly (vg) vegan (n) contains nuts
PLEASE NOTE:
All set menus must be prepaid prior to your booking. Menu items subject to change
Conditions apply

Our menu and kitchen contains allergens including but not limited to nuts, shellfish, gluten and dairy.
Whilst all reasonable efforts are taken to accommodate guest’s dietary needs, we cannot guarantee that our food will be allergen free.
Please notify our staff if you have a specific dietary request.

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