Melbourne chef Sean Donovan’s new restaurant in Fitzroy, at the Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel is the perfect place to dine, for lunch or dinner.

Located slightly further north than the more popular Fitzroy dining strips of Smith Street, Gertrude Street & Brunswick Street our Johnson Street location is easily accessible for both local and Melbourne diners.

The restaurant menu focuses on seasonal, fresh, artisan ingredients with a European flavour and professional friendly service.

The restaurant is the perfect Fitzroy gastro pub with a hunting lodge feel with rich tartans, a cosy fireplace, textured wallpaper and ambient lighting.

Book a table now and experience the best in Melbourne pub dining.

Open 7 Days, 12 Noon – Until Late.

Available – from 12.00pm – 7 Days

Freshly Shucked Oysters with Shallot Vinaigrette 

 Port Douglas (SA) 4.5 ea / Merimbula Lake (NSW) 5 ea

Selection of Cured Meats & Terrine 26 

French Onion Soup 14 

Warm Mount Zero Olives with Grilled Sourdough 12 

Steak Tartare with Horseradish & Beetroot 18  

Burrata with Artichoke, Olives & Sourdough 22 

Warm Goat’s Cheese Salad 18 

Cauliflower Fritters with Baba Ganoush, Moorish Spiced Almonds 16 

Raw Ocean Trout, Tuna & Kingfish with Chilli, Ginger, Soy & Black Beans 24 

The Townie Burger with Hand Cut Chips 22 

Chicken Schnitzel with Fried Egg & Salad 26 

Fish & Chips 28 

 

Red Gum Fired Wood BBQ 

Tiger Prawns (QLD), Sherry Vinaigrette 12.5ea 

Market Fish with Roast Cauliflower, Almonds, Chorizo & Chilli (MP) 

‘Sardinian Fish Stew’ with Snapper Fillet, Tiger Prawn,
Mussels, Clams, Cuttlefish, Saffron & Fregola 42 

Toulouse Sausages with Pommes Mousseline, Onions & Bacon 28 

Spatchcock with Asparagus, Peas, Broad Beans and Lemon 32 

Lamb Rump with Hommus, Farro, Almonds & Currants 36 

180g Collinson & Co. (VIC), Grass Fed Black Angus Flatiron with Celeriac Remoulade
& Petit Salad 32 

200g O’Connor (VIC), Grass Fed Black Angus Hanger Steak with Roast Beetroot & Goat’s Curd 32 

250g Sher Wagyu, Ballan (VIC) 400 Day Grain Fed MSWagyu X Holstein Rostbiff with 
Baby Cos, Buttermilk & Horseradish Dressing 44 

300g AA&Co, Southern Darling Downs (QLD), Grain Fed Black Angus Scotch Fillet with Café de Paris Butter 58 

500g Grass Fed Black Angus Rib Eye with Radicchio, Blue Cheese,
  Beetroot & Hazelnut Salad 60 

 

Hand Cut Chips 9 / House Salad 9 Fries 9 / Mash 9  

       Dutch Carrots, Honey Orange 9 / Broccolini with Smoked Almonds 9 /Green Beans with Confit Shallots 9  

                                          

Plateau de Fromages (Selection of Australian & European Cheese) 26 

Sticky Date Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce & Vanilla Ice Cream 16 

Yoghurt Pannacotta with Strawberries & Pistachio Biscotti 16 

Chocolate Nemesis with Orange & Mandarin 16 

Caramelised Apple, Hazelnut & Cinnamon Tart with Crème Chantilly, Vanilla Ice Cream 16 

View Dinner Menu PDF

 Chateaubriand en Croute available with 48 hours notice (min 2 people) 65pp

Available – from 12.00pm – 7 Days

Freshly Shucked Oysters with Shallot Vinaigrette 

 Port Douglas (SA) 4.5 ea / Merimbula Lake (NSW) 5 ea

Selection of Cured Meats & Terrine 26 

French Onion Soup 14 

Warm Mount Zero Olives with Grilled Sourdough 12 

Steak Tartare with Horseradish & Beetroot 18  

Burrata with Artichoke, Olives & Sourdough 22 

Warm Goat’s Cheese Salad 18 

Cauliflower Fritters with Baba Ganoush, Moorish Spiced Almonds 16 

Raw Ocean Trout, Tuna & Kingfish with Chilli, Ginger, Soy & Black Beans 24 

The Townie Burger with Hand Cut Chips 22 

Chicken Schnitzel with Fried Egg & Salad 26 

Fish & Chips 28 

 

Red Gum Fired Wood BBQ 

Tiger Prawns (QLD), Sherry Vinaigrette 12.5ea 

Market Fish with Roast Cauliflower, Almonds, Chorizo & Chilli (MP) 

‘Sardinian Fish Stew’ with Snapper Fillet, Tiger Prawn,
Mussels, Clams, Cuttlefish, Saffron & Fregola 42 

Toulouse Sausages with Pommes Mousseline, Onions & Bacon 28 

Spatchcock with Asparagus, Peas, Broad Beans and Lemon 32 

Lamb Rump with Hommus, Farro, Almonds & Currants 36 

180g Collinson & Co. (VIC), Grass Fed Black Angus Flatiron with Celeriac Remoulade
& Petit Salad 32 

200g O’Connor (VIC), Grass Fed Black Angus Hanger Steak with Roast Beetroot & Goat’s Curd 32 

250g Sher Wagyu, Ballan (VIC) 400 Day Grain Fed MSWagyu X Holstein Rostbiff with 
Baby Cos, Buttermilk & Horseradish Dressing 44 

300g AA&Co, Southern Darling Downs (QLD), Grain Fed Black Angus Scotch Fillet with Café de Paris Butter 58 

500g Grass Fed Black Angus Rib Eye with Radicchio, Blue Cheese,
  Beetroot & Hazelnut Salad 60 

 

Hand Cut Chips 9 / House Salad 9 Fries 9 / Mash 9  

        Dutch Carrots, Honey Orange 9 / Broccolini with Smoked Almonds 9 /Green Beans with Confit Shallots 9 

                                          

Plateau de Fromages (Selection of Australian & European Cheese) 26 

Sticky Date Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce & Vanilla Ice Cream 16 

Yoghurt Pannacotta with Strawberries & Pistachio Biscotti 16 

Chocolate Nemesis with Orange & Mandarin 16 

Caramelised Apple, Hazelnut & Cinnamon Tart with Crème Chantilly, Vanilla Ice Cream 16 

View Lunch Menu PDF

 Chateaubriand en Croute available with 48 hours notice (min 2 people) 65pp

Beers on Tap

(Available in a pot, schooner & pint)

Hawkers Pilsner, Reservoir, VIC
6         9       12

Venom Golden Ale, Reservoir, VIC
6          9       12

Carlton Draught, Abbotsford, VIC
5.5          8       11

Moon Dog Old Mate Pale Ale, Abbotsford, VIC
6          9       12

Fixation IPA, Byron Bay, NSW
7       10       14

Cavalier Brown Ale, Derrimut, VIC
6          9       12

Wine By The Glass

NV Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve, Mareuil-Sur-Ay, France. 18, 120

NV Airlie Bank Brut, Yarra Valley, VIC. 9, 46

2015 Tai Nui Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZ. 7, 35

2015 Gaelic Cemetery, Celtic Farm Riesling, Clare Valley, SA. 10, 49

2014 Wilhelm Walch Pinot Grigio, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy 11, 52

2015 Millton Te Arai Chenin Blanc, Gisborne, NZ 14, 64

2013 Ros Ritchie Chardonnay, Mansfield, VIC. 9, 44

2015 Sam Miranda Rosato Dolcetto Sangiovese, King Valley, VIC. 10, 48

2015 Airlie Bank Noir, Yarra Valley. 11, 52

2015 Tomfoolery Young Blood Grenache, Barossa Valley, SA. 12, 56

2013 Domaine de Viranel, Languedoc, France (Magnum). 12, 110

2014 Cake Shiraz, McLaren Vale, SA. 10, 46

2014 Irvine Springhill Merlot, Eden Valley, SA. 10, 49

2013 Brumont Chateau Boucasse Les Larmes Celeste 500ml. 12, 60
Pacharenc du vic Bilh, France

Digestifs

NV Stanton & Killeen Classic Muscat, Rutherglen, Vic. 12

NV Grahams Six Grapes Reserve Port, Porto, Portugal. 12

NV Valdespino Pedro Ximenz Sherry, Jerez, Spain. 12

Delord Bas-Armagnac 1985, Bas-Armagnac, France. 15

Paul Giraud Napoleon, Grand Champagne, Cognac, France. 20

Chateau la Nerthe, Marc 1993, Rhone Valley, France. 20

Macallan Amber, Highlands, Scotland. 12

Lagavulin 12yo, Islay, Scotland. 22

View Current Drinks Menu PDF

Make a Booking

Address:

166 Johnston Street
Fitzroy VIC 3065


Phone:

03 9416 5055

Opening Hours:

  • Sunday - Thursday
    11AM - 11PM
  • Friday - Saturday
    11AM - 1AM