Whether a casual meal, business lunch or leisurely dining event, we consider meals to be more than eating, so our restaurant and menus are designed for conversation.
Take in the waterfront views, starry night skies and cooling breezes of our alfresco balcony, or dine indoors in the air-conditioned comfort (sometimes a must in North Queensland!).
The name, A Touch of Salt, is a play on our family name, Brine. Our restaurant began as a family business more than 10 years ago and our family-style approach of genuine hospitality and meals designed to encourage conversation has remained the heart of A Touch of Salt. We have spent the past decade crafting our restaurant as one of the North’s best casual fine dining restaurants.
We are pleased to say our restaurant is appreciated not just by Townsville locals but also by travelers and diners from around Australia.
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Whether a casual meal, business lunch or leisurely dining event, we consider meals to be more than eating, so our restaurant and menus are designed for conversation.
Currumbin's Allure On Currumbin serves elevated and refined French-inspired cuisine in a relaxed and warm setting, where serving the diner exceptional food in a welcoming and casual setting is the focus. The rich and creamy blue swimmer crab bisque and the Classic Kilpatrick oysters with crispy triple-smoked bacon make fantastic starters. Some of Allure On Currumbin's specialty main dishes include the herb crusted lamb with puy lentils and cauliflower puree in red wine jus, the stuffed chicken breast with tiger prawns, leek and sautéed potatoes and the decadent and crisp puff pastry filled with French escargot in garlic butter, all of which are prepared to perfection. Vegetarian dishes, like the potato gnocchi in avocado cream, are also adored by diners.
For a sweet end to your meal, enjoy Allure On Currumbin's sensational crépe suzette with orange and Cointreau sauce and homemade vanilla ice cream for dessert.
ARIA first opened its doors in 1999 and has continued to build upon its highly regarded reputation both locally and internationally. ARIA offers diners an exclusive and intimate environment that is complemented by ARIA's sweeping views of Sydney's famous Harbour Bridge, Opera House and the bustle of busy Circular Quay.
Today, the restaurant is continuing to expand on its already winning formula - adding a repertoire of unique and special events that are attracting a broad clientele from local and interstate corporate business to international visitors, an A-list history of stars and of course Sydney's gourmets.
ARIA offers panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, the freshest Australian produce in an innovative and contemporary menu, an extensive award-winning wine list with seamless, friendly and highly efficient service.
Drawing upon Sydney’s renowned climate and open space, Bistro Guillaume Sydney features a fresh colour palette and a stunning indoor setting. The dining room is luxe whilst exuding a relaxed feel, encouraging diners to linger long into their day or night whilst enjoying acclaimed chef Guillaume Brahimi’s beautiful bistro cuisine.More
A short stroll down the tree-lined driveway is Circa 1876, the Hunter Valley's most iconic restaurant, located in an historic cottage on the picturesque grounds of Roscrea Estate. Circa 1876 showcases some great Hunter Valley wines in an award-winning wine list. Or you can experience the eclectic charm of the Champagne Lounge, with its open fire.
Circa 1876 quite literally brings the ‘farm to fork’ ethos to life as guests overlook the organic kitchen garden that their food came from just beyond their plate. The delicate fresh quail eggs are also gathered from our onsite Japanese quails.
Welcome to Donovans - our ‘house on the beach’ and home we love to share. Donovans is located on the St.Kilda beach front offering guests a memorable dining experience in Melbourne. With a bay side view, beautiful Mediterranean inspired food and the special relaxed atmosphere of the restaurant, Donovans is where you will feel at home.
Donovans’ exciting menu has been developed with Gail and Kevin’s knowledge of modern cooking coupled with an Italian influence from their talented Head chef Emma D'Alessandro. The menu is extensive with a modern mix of favourite dishes emphasising the best local produce. Donovans also offers an extensive wine list of Australian and imported wines and an eclectic mix of cocktails.
Candle lit tables, chianti by the glass, crooners and generous old fashioned house made pizza, calzone, gelati, huge pastas and antipasto. Perfect for a family dinner, an intimate night for two, or a work get together. A south side institution since 1984.More
Climb the narrow flight of stairs up from the red brick lane to enter the saloon. A room that is at once spacious, open and rambling, one side lined by a wall of windows, the other a splendid bar of long fluted zinc; counterpoint to the perfectly proportioned, intimate beauty of its little brother downstairs.
Spanning the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, French Saloon borrows from the decadence and familiarity of the Parisian bar & bistro, while finding common ground with the enjoyment of raucous company and a sense of mischief. Start with Champagne and caviar at the bar, progress with steak tartare and bottles of Burgundy. A dining room to some, a bar for well-made cocktails and snacks for others – above all, a room for good fun and a party.
Enjoy a unique culinary creation, exquisite décor and superior service, glass brasserie provides a truly definitive dining experience in the heart of Sydney CBD.
Whether you come to dine with friends, family or a loved one, our restaurant is the perfect place to soak up Sydney’s vibrant atmosphere while dining on the finest Modern Australian cuisine.
The restaurant features an infinite choice of Sydney's abundant local produce from the open-plan patisserie and the kitchen for a full view of the a fine dining kitchen theatrics.
Serving a variety of shared style dishes, expertly prepared by Head Chef Damion Moyses, Glasshouse at Goonoo Goonoo Station is the New England regions newest and most exciting restaurant.
Fitzroy's Hell of the North shares its name with the infamous Paris-Roubaix bike race held in northern France. Hell of the North seeks to marry heaven and hell with a modern French inspired bistro menu derived from local produce and fresh ingredients, with a selection of boutique beer, wine & cocktails.
Behind the yellow door in the heritage bluestone building you'll discover casual dining and drinking with service that is informed whilst personable, and relaxed yet detailed. Group bookings are accepted & reservations are strongly recommended. Supper is offered on Friday & Saturday nights. Corkage at $25 per bottle is offered if you have a great old bottle you'd like to bring (excluding Friday & Saturday nights)
We look forward to seeing you in Hell!
Kisumé, a pure obsession with beauty - is a contemporary experience that’s built on duality. It’s where the traditionalist and the modern artist meet. Our cuisine draws on the purity of Japanese food culture and injects it with a uniquely Australian sensibility. Here, each visit will be different from the last: Kisumé is a journey that constantly evolves.
Find us in the heart of Flinders Lane, a stones throw from Flinders Street Station and Federation Square, and discover three levels of dining. Our modern sushi bar and restaurant sit in the basement and ground floor, while Kuro Kisumé sits discreetly on the first level. Kuro, our most bespoke experience, encompasses The Table, two private dining rooms, an elegant Chablis bar and Winewall specially-curated by Philip Rich.
Located at 5 Crown Lane Wollongong, Kneading Ruby offers authentic woodfire pizzas & bespoke dishes made to share.
Produced traditionally with the freshest seasonal produce, join us for a dining occasion with a casual modern approach.
Landscape Restaurant & Grill creates unforgettable dining experiences in the heart of Hobart’s Hunter Street waterfront precinct. Our love for the exquisite produce of our island home has inspired our goal: to constantly push the benchmark for premium dining in Tasmania. The heart of our kitchen lies in the coals of our Asado grill. Here our experienced team, led by Head Chef Oli Mellers, sear aged local wagyu, tender Tasmanian lamb, freshly caught seafood and other premium ingredients, creating masterful dishes of unrivalled flavour. Adding to the unique quality of our dishes is the unrivalled environment in which they’re served – the historic walls of the IXL jam factory, surrounded by the iconic art of John Glover. For bookings over 6 people, please call direct or email Landscape@landscaperestaurant.com.auMore
Exquisite food and a welcoming environment are the embodiment of what you'll discover in a meal at Le Parisien. Each dish is skilfully and meticulously prepared with fresh seasonal ingredients and elegant presentations. Popular menu items at Le Parisien include ham hock terrine, sticky lamb belly and chocolate souffle.
Indulge in the seafood platter for two, or our locally famous pepper steak . We aim to source as much local produce as possible and the Wagyu eye fillet is MSA graded with a high marble score.
Le Parisien also has an extensive drinks selection ranging from martinis to Penfolds Grange and Henschke Hill of Grace. End the visit with one of the mouth watering desserts and a cognac.
Madame Wu is an exciting restaurant and bar set in a first class CBD location serving modern Asian fusion food, contemporary cocktails and the wines of the world overlooking Brisbane’s best vista.
The inspiration from the outset was to be consistent and unwavering. The space, location, design, menu, signature cocktails and wine list are chic, sexy and exciting.
Our food is authentic and inspiring with modern styling and is best enjoyed family style with meals coming throughout the course of the dining experience for all to share.
Award-winning Executive Head Chef Brendon Barker has created a menu to spoil the senses whilst designer Paul Papadopoulis has ensured the venue is light and airy with classical touches and modern twists.
The Attic of Malt dining has been transformed from a working class Georgian building, built in 1864, to a stunning 1 hat contemporary dining experience complete with whisky bar and private cellar dining room.
Executive chef Andy Birse plates up a beautiful and satisfying dining experience focusing on close to source dining and paying significant care to dietary requirements.
Two menus are available at Malt with an express bistro offer in the bar and a more refined dining experience in the Attic that show cases contemporary food techniques with classic style service.
Malt dining is centrally located in the Brisbane CBD, close to Eagle St pier and all public transport.
If you are looking for a romantic dining experience or a private corporate lunch Malt dining is the prefect inner city sanctuary.
We look forward to hosting you and your guests soon.
Mercado pays homage to Moorish, Spanish dining with understated detail that is warm and grand. A rotisserie and wood-oven led menu created using traditional cooking practices of pickling, cheese making, whole beast butchery, charcuterie as well as bread making.More
Mjølner Sydney is a sophisticated yet fun whisky bar and restaurant created in Thor’s image. A contemporary interpretation of the Viking feasts and celebrations. Mjølner aims to delive a unique dining experience offering our guests escapism with the enjoyment of fine food and world class beverages.More
Momofuku Seiōbo serves a tasting menu for $185 per person. Executive Chef Paul Carmichael draws inspiration from his Caribbean heritage and the bounty of Australian ingredients.
Momofuku Seiōbo has two hats from The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide, and was awarded Restaurant of the Year 2017 by Gourmet Traveller Magazine.
Momofuku Seiōbo is part of the Momofuku Group with restaurants in New York, Toronto, Washington DC and Toronto.
Tasting Menu AUD $185
Beverage Pairing AUD $105 / Reduced Pairing AUD $65 / Non-Alcoholic Beverage Pairing AUD $60
Located in the heart of cosmopolitan Broadbeach, overlooking Victoria Park, and opposite Gold Coast Sofitel Hotel, Star Casino & the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre. Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill Gold Coast is multi award winning, undoubtedly the Gold Coast's Best Steak Restaurant. Moo Moo breaks down the barriers of a normal steak house by losing the overtly masculine vibe that has so long been the trademark of its genre. With its stunning modern interior decor of natural stone finishes, sleek organic curves and state of the art lighting system, the steak restaurant has evolved.
Enjoy an award winning beef menu of the highest quality, with some cuts exclusive to Moo Moo Restaurant Group. These cuts include; Dry Aged, Pasture Fed, All Natural and Grain Fed which include a mix of Wagyu and Angus breeds. To ensure that our menus cater for more than just beef lovers they also include fresh seafood, poultry, game and of course vegetarian options available.
Located in the heart of the city near Eagle Street Pier, the Botanical Gardens, and part of the Stamford Plaza Brisbane Hotel complex, Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill Brisbane opened on the 4th June 2010 in the historical Port Office Building and has quickly become one of Brisbane’s favourite venues and indeed, one of Australia’s best steak restaurants.
Moo Moo Restaurant Group founders, Steven & Autumn Adams, bought their upmarket steak restaurant concept to Brisbane after 5 successful years on the Gold Coast gaining many awards and accolades.
Expansion to Brisbane was a natural fit for the group and when approached by Stamford Hotels to take over the space formally occupied by long standing restaurant Siggis, Steven jumped at the chance to move into one of Brisbane’s most historic buildings. A multimillion dollar renovation commenced bringing the building back to life and opening up previously unused balconies.
Nour is built on a dream of presenting classic Lebanese flavors in a fresh, exciting way. Who said falafel has to roll to the same old beat, meal after meal? Why does eggplant only get to hang out smashed with tahini? Don’t you think the humble vine leaf deserves to encase a little mystery once in a while? At Nour we use an unrestricted approach to create food that is vibrant and bold, yet familiar and comfortableMore
Through its design, Old Wharf Restaurant tells the story of industry in Tasmania, capturing the tough life of the early industrial pioneers in mining, whaling, fishing, boat building and farming. The hardy environment of those early days is reflected in the restaurant’s raw and robust design elements, incorporating iodised steel and recycled wharf timbers.
Led by Saffire Freycinet’s former Head Chef Simon Pockran, Old Wharf Restaurant’s seafood focus perfectly complements the backdrop of passing cray boats. From the restaurant’s dockside deck, you’ll be in thanking distance of our hardy fishermen.
Locally sourced ingredients are delivered in a menu that hinges on Tasmania’s pure produce and latest catch. Opt for the Chef’s Table experience for five courses from the open-style kitchen served with stories of produce origin and some ripping Tassie yarns.
Enmore's Osteria di Russo & Russo is a favorite among locals and visitors alike for its fresh and vibrant take on contemporary Italian cuisine, served in its warm and charming restaurant. For starters, the fiore di zucchini fried zucchini flower with goat's milk ricotta and chili salt and the parfaiterole alla Veneziana duck liver parfait with an onion and marsala sauce and choux bun are sensational selections.
Some of Osteria di Russo & Russo's specialty dishes include the maiale al latte pork neck cooked in milk with confit fennel, pickled radicchio, pear and walnuts, the chargrilled manzo beef rump cap with anchovy sauce and the pesce chargrilled catch-of-the-day served with cannellini puree, coastal greens and lemon myrtle, as well as vegetarian dishes.
Osteria di Russo & Russo's mora blackberry and crème fraiche panna cotta is the perfect dessert with which to finish your meal.
Welcome to Potager - Tweeds 'Award Winning' Dining Destination.
Just a short 20 minute drive from the Gold Coast Airport in the beautiful hills of Carool is Potager - A Kitchen Garden. With expansive views to the ocean, Potager offers customers a casual elegant dining experience, with produce sourced on site or locally wherever possible, together with a range of Australian and International wines. We are fully licensed with no BYO.
2017 "Excellence in Dining" - Tweed Shire Business Excellence (BEATS) Awards
2017 "Readers Choice, Modern Australian, Northern Rivers" - Australian Good Food Guide
2017 "Certificate of Excellence" Award - Trip Advisor'
2017 "Diners Choice" Award - Open Table
2017 "Highly Commended - NSW Tourism Awards
2018 "Readers Choice, Regional, Northern Rivers" - Australian Good Food Guide
2018 " Diners Choice Best Overall Gold Coast" Award - Open Table
Cuisine plays an essential part of the daily life of the Spanish.
Whether it be a simple tapa and glass of wine with friends or a more elaborate fine dining experience, all of the five senses are used and attention to detail is paramount. Puerto has a selection of classic Spanish dishes inspired from various regions across Spain.
Using fresh local ingredients whenever possible, our menu is designed to be shared as we believe all beautiful experiences should be!
Hubert is a French restaurant located in the heart of downtown Sydney.
At Hubert we believe that a fine restaurant is as much about the ambience, good conversation and laughter, as it is the quality of the wine and food. The space is warm, the lighting soft and the Champagne abundant.
We hope you enjoy the restaurant as much as we do.
Pan-Asian flavours in one of the Gold Coast's most iconic locations. Focusing on fresh locally sourced produce with intention to share.
By Head Chef Jake Pregnell
Open through lunch to dinner, Tuesday to Sunday.
Rogue Bistro is a diamond in the industrial rough of Newstead, serving up Modern Australian fare. From share plates to big feasts with "The Ark" (their signature dish), Rogue has your special occasions or just because's covered. Come and experience the simplicity of good food!More
Rookie Eatery offers diners contemporary Australian cuisine in a casual context. A produce-driven menu centres on modern Australian food, as the kitchen serves an eclectic mix of local ingredients with multicultural influences. At Rookie, we believe that ‘Australian cuisine’ is a multicultural phenomenon that exists nowhere else in the world and so we aim to provide a contemporary interpretation with the local ingredients on offer. The result is a diverse inspiration of eastern and western cultures brought together with fragrant and fresh flavours. An on-site herb garden provides the kitchen with a range of indigenous and introduced herb species, whilst a commitment to strong supplier relationships sees the South Coast’s best produce showcased.More
Joseph Abboud opened Rumi restaurant with his wife Natalie in 2006 to critical acclaim and in 2011 opened The Moor's Head.
We offer a menu based on traditional dining experiences in Lebanon where small to medium sized dishes are shared amongst the table. The food is authentic but done with a refined approach and a deft interpretation of a classic cuisine. The plate size encourages sharing in the traditional dining style of Lebanon.
Located overlooking Noosa Main Beach, Sails Restaurant offers sophisticated yet relaxed dining.
Executive Chef, Paul Leete, presents a creative fusion of modern Australian cuisine, while keeping a strong focus on fresh, seasonal produce.
Paul combines ingredients, sourced with integrity, to create clean, thoughtful and uncomplicated menus.
Sails Restaurant also features a multi award winning wine list showcasing more than 500 wines, with a focus on great Australian, New Zealand and French winemakers.
Open from 12pm daily for lunch and dinner.
Sails Restaurant is open for all Public Holidays through the Christmas and Easter periods.
When placing your reservation, please understand that requests for specific tables cannot be guaranteed. We appreciated that everyone who books with us wants to sit close to the beach front, therefore we allocate these tables according to how far in advance you book.
Shorehouse is on Townsville’s most iconic location, the Strand showcasing panoramic views across Cleveland Bay to Magnetic Island.
Focusing on fresh locally sourced produce with intention to share. Sit and watch the world go by on our glorious deck in casual lounge dining, at the bar in our architecturally designed casual beach house with North Queensland resort highlights.
Bringing a modern Asian cuisine with the best of our local flavours crafted by our talented experience chef.
Offering an extensive wine list, craft beer on tap and fresh modern cocktails with the mouth-watering flavours in our food, all at reasonable prices.
Smith & Daughters is the collaboration of two women with a strong commitment to bring the world delicious food.
Shannon Martinez, award-winning, former head chef of Sweet Water Inn, South, and The Gasometer among others, combines her talents with the business and marketing logistical mind of Mo Wyse to undertake their best challenge yet - creating their own restaurant. Being in the service industry for a combined 35 years - these two gals are proud to bring you Smith & Daughters.
Martinez and Wyse share the common goal for creating a truly beautiful space to enjoy great food. In their new home, a historic bluestone corner property on Brunswick Street Smith & Daughters will bring Latin-inspired cuisine highlighting dishes from Mexico, Columbia, Peru, Spain and more. Great coffee, sweets, takeaway, weekend brunch, too.
Stokehouse Q has indoor and covered outdoor restaurant dining, Stoke Bar with riverside deck and a mezzanine floor for private dining, Stokehouse offers an accessible menu with elegant, contemporary mediterranean dishes drawing on local and Australian produce.
The restaurant has stylish, yet casual approach, Stokehouse offers relaxed sophistication to add that special something to your event. With its diverse event spaces, unsurpassed river views, and proximity to the South Bank arts precinct and CBD, Stokehouse is sure to impress.
The new Stokehouse building, located on St Kilda Beach, is on a World scale, unprecedented as the first as designed and as built 5 star green star restaurant. The first floor is home to Stokehouse – we think it’s one of the most stunning dining rooms, with unparalleled views.
The menu created by Executive Chef Richard Ousby and Head Chef Ollie Hansford remains very much Stokehouse on the beach, with a focus on seafood, and an overarching philosophy of fresh, clean, zesty and light.
Enjoying an Excellent reputation as Sydney's best seafood restaurant, the Sydney Cove Oyster Bar is positioned right on the waters edge at Circular Quay.
When it comes to dining by the water's edge, Sydney Cove Oyster Bar is unique. No other CBD restaurant can offer the combination of postcard-perfect views of the city skyline, Circular Quay and the Harbour Bridge and the seductive splash of the sea, teamed with a menu of the freshest shucked-to-order oysters, Australian seafood and local, seasonal produce.
Tequila Mockingbird is located in Paddington’s Five Ways, in a lovingly restored terrace. The menu focuses on sharing plates that showcase a fun and sophisticated twist on traditional Latin American dishes, with the very best Australian produce and a beverage list from around the globe.More
The Courthouse has elegant white cloth dining with stunning views of Moreton Bay, Our heritage listed property is set on manicured waterfront gardens and boasts areas for intimate dining, private functions, lavish gatherings and fairy-lit outdoor spaces for the warmer months, with three crackling open fires for the colder month.
The Courthouse's Restaurant is a multi-awarded venue for both cuisine & service, the waterfront property is truly a complete dining experience.
The Fish House is Burleigh Heads most famous Seafood Restaurant, continuing to improve all aspects of its service, food and giving customers the ultimate experience with providing the freshness/quality food and cooked to serve in its simplest form flown in fresh from suppliers all around Australia.
The menu changes daily according to the selection of the freshest and best quality seafood that Australia’s suppliers supply depending on sustainability, the seasonal selection and daily weather conditions which provides us with the optimal quality for each seafood menu offering.
With over 25 wines available by the glass, our Menu of the Day offers a sequence of Wine accompaniments from all over the globe, at various price points.
The Fish House regularly holds intimate Wine Dinners in our semi private room, please send us an email if you would like to be added to our mailing list.
The Potting Shed is a place to meet, eat, drink, relax and chat your day and night away – where hanging plants, terracotta pots and timber beams meet brass, brick and iron. Where you can plant yourself down on the swing seat, bench or at the bar and feel like you are on your family’s porch.
It’s a lively place where you can hoe into fresh, locally harvested produce, delivered by our shed-hands. The same hands that will deliver you good-natured banter, craft beers on tap, great tasting wines and unique cocktails.
The menu offers a number of cozy share options for groups, three course substantial meal choices for those wanting to make an evening of it and a fun selection of nibbles for people wanting a light after-work snack with their cocktails or a share jug amongst friends.
Located directly opposite the Mornington Pier, as part of the Mornington Yacht Club. We offer two dining environments, the inside restaurant or the covered deck with overhead heaters and plastic blinds at the front that pull down when Melbourne's weather is unkind.
The deck area only works in a first in first basis for breakfast & lunch, where as the restaurant is available for bookings at these times.
Dinner reservations are available for both the restaurant & deck please note your preference when booking & we will endeavour to accommodate your request, without guarantees.
Our menu has a strong seafood focus with modern Asian flavours and designed to be shared. Visit our website for more information. The Rocks has recently been awarded the second year running RCA Savour Award for best seafood restaurant in Victoria & Tasmania.
Winner of Savour Awards best steak restaurant for Victoria 2016, the Woodhouse restaurant will ignite your senses. Smell the delicious smokiness of Bendigo’s only Redgum char-grill and dedicated Steakhouse, as we use our unique “cooking with wood” techniques in the finest tradition of steakhouses.
As we are the only Bendigo steakhouse, creating and maintaining a point of difference is of the highest priority. The menu is vast, and we are famous for our signature regionally sourced Charcuterie selection, wood-fired gourmet pizza and a robust range of desserts. However, our true love is Wagyu beef and we are proud to provide our diners with the ultimate showcase and selection of premium F1 Wagyu and Free Range Dry Aged beef, sourced from and both local and regional farms.
The Woodhouse is a spectacular but rustic dining experience, where we encourage you to sit back and relax and enjoy our welcoming professional service.
TIdes Waterfront dining, ideally located with views from the Pacific Ocean to Sunsets over the Glass House Mountains. Tides offers guests an inviting, casual elegance dining experience. Offering premium seafood fresh from the local oceans, as well as an array of non seafood alternatives. Tides is where the locals come to entertain there guests, Fantastic service, Fresh and unique ingredients, along with a award wining wine list, It is easy to see why Tides has been awarded a Chefs Hat by AGFG since 2013.More
The Tinamba Hotel was first Established In 1874, over the years there has been many changes, The Schoenmaeker family purchased the business from Eric & Carol Whelan in 1987 and added the large function room and renovated the bistro.
The Hotel stayed in the family until 2009 when Brad Neilson & Damien Gannon purchased it. Brad & Damien both were born and raised in Gippsland. Brad born in Traralgon and Damien in Tinamba.
They owned Neilsons Restaurant in Traralgon, which they sold early in 2008. After a short stint in St Kilda, they returned to Tinamba, taking over the Hotel in May 2009 and immediately closed it for renovations.
After 3 months of hard work, the Hotel re-opened on August 22, 2009
Trattoria Emilia is an authentic Italian restaurant focusing on seasonal produce and fresh pasta. Head chefs Francesco Rota and Luca Flammia hail from Modena in Emilia Romagna.
At Trattoria Emilia we seasonally change the menu and source a large majority of our produce from regional Victoria, our meat is organic and sustainably grown in Tasmania and we import some of the best Italian DOC products. Some dishes that are not to be missed are the Antipasti board which changes daily as well as the Tortelloni Emiliani, and don't forget to try the crowd favourite salumi e gnocco fritto with mortadella mousse (and if you have a bottle of something special bring it along Monday - Wednesday when we offer BYO!)
Rustic, yet refined, Trattoria Emilia boasts fantastic ambience, attentive and professional service whilst all the while remaining a great casual dining spot perfect for a quick lunch, a long relaxing dinner with friends and has always been a romantic date spot.
Vaquero dining is nestled in under the Old Albion town hall built-in the 1800s. Full of character this venue lets the imagination run wild.
The speakeasy style entry through a vintaged themed butcher shop sees the space open up into a beautifully fitted out dining haven.
The food is inspired by the Spanish Vaquero (herdsman) with aged and cured meats front and centre on a beautifully designed ever changing menu.
Chef Damon porter and his team work side by side with a skilled team of bartenders and waiters.
This is a elegantly casual dining venue with flexibility across the board for events and intimate or romantic dinners welcomes its little sister "on the side" by Vaquero.
If you are looking for a small bar for a drink before or after you dinner with friends, just pop next door.
With Albion trains station 150 meters away Vaquero and On the side will satisfy your every need.
Thank you for you interest for our Albion hidden gem.
Melbourne’s most iconic seafood bar and grill.
A true Melbourne experience with expansive views of the Yarra river and mesmerizing city lights.
Take in the stunning Melbourne sky line whilst enjoying our finest seafood and oysters expertly sourced directly from some of Australia’s best producers.
We are dedicated to the “sea to plate”, with daily visits to the market, selecting the very best oysters, pristine shellfish and the freshest local seafood.
Our “paddock to table” philosophy ensures we only source the highest quality of meats, bred from local Victorian farmers.
With over 100 years in hospitality, the Zampelis family welcomes you to enjoy a unique dining experience.