Melbourne is known globally for laneway restaurants, wine bars and dining excellence. The two years has seen Melbourne dining come to life with an exciting array of new dining precincts.

Chancery Lane
430 Little Collins Street, Melbourne
Housed in the historic Normanby Chambers building, Chancery Lane is Scott Pickett’s classic bistro with an edge. The interior echoes a decadant bygone era and a menu of classic dishes with a modern touch and European techniques.

Chancery Lane has been designed to accomodate seated lunches and dinners for up to 40 guests and stand up receptions for up to 70 guests. The Chandelier Room seats a maximum of 10 guests – The Archways Room seats a maximum of 18 guests and The Cellar Room seats a maximum of 12 guests.

Elchi
72 Flinders Street, Melbourne
The Elchi experience is a perfect marriage between tradition and modernity where the world of exciting contemporary Indian flavours meets a beautiful setting by Curry Queen, Manpreet Sekhon.   The one page menu is a collection of street food, grills, regional classics and Indian staples, complimented by a cocktail and wine selection celebrating Australia.

Enter via Laundry (EVL)
Nicholson Street, Carlton North
This wildy popular supper club Enter Via Laundry evolves into an intimate 20-seat diner. Diners are instructed to come through the back gate down a quiet Carlton laneway. Helly Raichura appeared in Masterchef 2020, and during lockdown she offered in-home banqets that focused on a different Indian region each week. Helly has remained clear in her vision to change the way people think about Indian food. Details of the menu is available on the day and is not disclosed at booking. The food at EVL is immersed in Indian culture and is ingrained in the belief that native produce, ancient techniques and recipes are the birthplace of all food, and continues to evolve with new influences.

Farmer’s Daughter
95 Exhibition Street, 80 Collins Street Precinct, Melbourne
Farmer’s Daughters offers a unique approach to provenance-based cuisine with three levels to explore. The 80 Collins Street precinct will take guests on a seasonal journey from Melbourne city to the rolling mountains, rivers and beaches of the region.

Ground floor deli – offers a seamless mix of casual dining and produce retail, bringing Gippsland direct to the heart of the Melbourne CBD.  Third floor – the Rooftop Bar has been inspired by green spaces of regional Victoria, and includes a greenhosue and herb garden. Second floor – The Restaurant, where the food concept is a formal interpretation of the Gippsland offering. The open kitchen centres on their bespoke ‘campfire kitchen’ fueled by charcoal and wood, bringing a rustic and elegant desigh with a quintessential Australian regional cooking style to the city.

The restaurant can be hired exclusively for up to 45 guests. The Rooftop can also be hired exclusively for up to 40 guests for a seated event or up to 70 guests for a standing reception.

Gimlet
33 Russell Street, Melbourne
Stepping into the elegant dining room ont he ground floor of Cavendish House, a Chicago style 1920’s building on Russell St in the CBD.  Reimagined by Andrew McConnell and Acme & Co, this is a dining precinct for all seasons from casual catch ups at the bar to intimate booth dining and an elegant dining stage. The menu reflects their love of European flavours and traditions, and contemporary techniques that hero Australian produce. The wood-fired oven is the centrepiece of the kitchen with an a la carte menu of Skull Island prawns, roasted Eugowra Chicken and premium cuts of dry-aged beef.

Gimlet has been a much loved dining experience of our clients since its opening in 2020.

Grill Americano
112 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
Grill Americano is a Northern Italian-inspired steakhouse for the ages in the dining sensation from Chris Lucas.  Working alongside Australia’s finest producers and growers, as well as select Italian artisans, the Grill offers delicate handmade pastas, specially procured beef including the rarest wagyu breeds, impeccably fresh seafood, classic Italian desserts and over 2,000 bottle cellar.

Hero
Federation Square, Melbourne
ACMI has a flagship restaurant, overseen by celebrity chef Karen Martini and pastry chef Phillipa Sibley as a classic casual all-day diner with a seasonally driven menu of local flavours. Hero triumphs with intentionally simple dishes like a top-quality crumbed fish sandwich and a spicy crab cavatelli, hell-bent on showcasing that minimalism is always the way to go when you’re working with quality seasonal produce.

Indu Dining
86a Collins Street, Melbourne
Indu is a celebration of Southern Indian and Sri Lankan village culture, flavours and local hospitality. One of Sydney’s favourites opened in Melbourne in February 2021 in Collins Quarter. Co-owner Dr Sam Prince, founder of Mexican chain store Zambrero and tequila bar and eatery Mejico, with a menu of recipes passed down through family experiences entwined with modern culinary techniques.

Neptune Food & Wine
212 High Street, Windsor
Amongst the hustle and bustle of Windsor’s renowned food precinct lies Neptune Food and Wine. Neptune is a simple but stunning venue embracing coastal-Italian dining.

Neptune Private is a fully self-contained venue located on level one above the main wine bar and restaurant with a private entrance, fully equipped bar, lounge area, bathroom facilities and sound system. The space accommodates up to 40 guests seated or 60 for a cocktail reception.

Nomad
187 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
One of Sydney’s finest contemporary dining experiences inspired by Executive Chefs, Jacquiline Chalinors travel through Spain, Morocco and the Middle East has opened it’s doors in Melbourne.  You will find some of the Sydney restaurant’s favourite dishes – the famed burrata with fennel jam, along with new dishes exclusive to Melbourne and a focus on Victoria’s growers and producers.

Nomad Melbourne has a private dining room to accommodate up to 12 guests for an intimate experience.

Pearl Chablis & Oyster Bar
108/200 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Pearl is a swish 30 oyster and chablis bar Pearl is located in the Midcity Centre, next to its sibling Pinchy’s which has made a name for plump lobster rolls and champagne.  Pearl features a menu of oyster degustion and an exquisite wine collection with 500 burgundy wines to choose from, Pearl is all about a sophisticated age-old pairing with oysters and burgundy. Each month, the bar will spotlight different chablis producers, vintages and appellations, and offer diners the chance to try different styles side by side.

Diners can also enjoy delicacies like poached Murray Cod with horseradish tartare and a lemon pepper crumb, duck liver parfait, beef tartare and mussels in a vadouovan white wine sauce.

Society Dining Room
80 Collins Street, Melbourne
The Society Dining Room is a statement of modern Australian design and sophisticated dining culture by Chris Lucas and the name behind Chin Chin, Baby Pizza, Hawker Hall and Kisume.  The Dining Room’s booth seating creates an opulent yet relaxed supper-club feel, grey, black and navy tones merge with dark timber and velvet furnishings.

Society’s two luxuriously appointed private dining rooms named East and West perch above the Society Dining Room and represent the pinnacle of destinational dining experiences.  East PDR seats up to 24 guests for dinner or 40 guests for a standing reception, whilst West PDR seats upto 32 guests for dinner and 40 guests for a standing reception.   Combine the dining rooms for 60 guests overlooking the Paris end of Collins Street.  The Green Room seats up to 20 guests with its centrepiece of the Maestro kitchen with your own private chef and sommerlier.

Located next door is Society’s euro-style Brasserie, Lillian featuring soft timber walls, fringed lamps and curvy banquettes for a business lunch, cocktail hour or dinner. With a menu of European classics, from delicate seafood to handmade pastas and shared wood-fired meats.

Smith St Bistrot
300 Smith Street, Collingwood
Welcome to Scott Pickett’s take on a classic French Bistrot with influence from all over Europe.  Smith St Bistrot’s classic French menu is designed with everyday luxury in mind.  Drop in for a glass of Chardonnay and gruyere cheese bites, Filet de Steak with a bottle of Burgundy or Souffle Framoise and Sauterne.

Experience private dining on the mezzanine level with seating for 14 guests or the La Vie en Rose seating up to 56 guests for a seated occasion or 80 guests for standing reception.

Tippy-Tay
101 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
Step through the colourful tiled doorway hidden inside Garden Staate to a playful Italian dining experience.  Tippy-Tay is Melbourne’s love letter to the vivacious coastlines of Italy, bringing the European summer to the heart of the city.  Devour dishes that celebrate all that’s good about Italian food, the theatre, the mess and the fun of an Italian indulgence.

Untitled 
236 Swan Street, Richmond
Nestled in the heart of 3121. Untitled is a multi-level restaurant with three unique dining spaces. Featuring a modern European menu created by former young chef of the year, Timothy Martin.  Ground Floor – watch the world go by on Swan Street in the dining room, or sit at the curved timber bar for a view of the kitchen. Upstairs – features a grand marble bar, textured walls, and green leather banquettes. Indoor Terrace – enjoy euro-style terrace dining that has an outdoor feel with indoor comfort.

Warabi at W Melbourne
408 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
Warabi is a contemporary Japanese dining experience located in the W Hotel.  Celebrating Kappo style of cuisine philosophy and a focus on the finest seasonal ingredients.  The multi-course menu is guided by the chef and changes daily, where the energy of dishes reflects the seasons and highest quality of ingredients. The multi-course set menu is $245 per person.

For an intimate event, the Warabi private dining room seats up to 8 guests.


MORNINGTON PENINSULA

Audrey’s Sorrento
Located in The Continental one of the most famous landmarks of Victoria’s sought-after seaside town of Sorrento since 1875.  The Continental brings indulgent experiences to satisfy all palette’s delivered in partnership with award-winning chef restauranteur, Scott Pickett.

The Audrey honours Scott’s grandmother, who inspired him to cook. The restaurant brings a grounded and authentic seafood dining experience to the Peninsula, in Scott’s much anticipated first regional venture, expect to revel in old-world fine dining.