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

We accommodate all dietary requirements, our menu is subject to seasonal changes and may change without notice

Starters

Freshly Shucked Oysters with Shallot Vinaigrette 5ea

La Boqueria Roasted Spanish Jalapeno Corn Kernels 8

Warm Mount Zero Olives with Grilled Baguette 12

Tempura Eggplant with Spicy Soy Caramel 16

Terrine De Campagne with Dijon Mustard & Pickles 16

Citrus Cured Kingfish, Smoked Potato Mayonnaise & Beetroot 18

Crystal Bay Prawns with Grapefruit, Mint & Crispy Shallots 20

Selection of Cured Meats & Terrine 26

Pub Classics & Mains

The Townie Burger with Hand Cut Chips 22

Penne with Beef Ragout, Peas & Fior di Latte 24

Chicken Schnitzel with Fried Egg & Slaw 26

Beer Battered Cone Bay Barramundi with Sugar Snap Peas, Cabbage & Tarragon Slaw,
Sauce Gribiche & Fries 28

House Made Pappardelle with Smoked Tomato, Chilli, Fior di Latte & Basil 28

Brenta Meats Pork & Chilli Sausages with A Kipfler Potato, Apple & Mint Salad 28

Half Bannockburn Free Range chicken with a Freekeh, Golden Raisin, Hazelnut & Herb Salad 32

Market Fish with Chargrilled Broccolini, Salsa Verde & Lemon 36

Red Gum Fired Wood BBQ

200g O’Connor (VIC), Grain Fed  Bavette  32

250g Sher Wagyu, Ballan (VIC), Grain Fed MS7 Rostbiff  42

300g O’Connor (VIC) Grain Fed  Scotch Fillet  58

500g Grass Fed Black Angus Rib Eye 60

1.1kg O’Connor (VIC) Grass Fed Cote de Boeuf  150

All Steaks Served with Sugar Snap Peas, Tarragon & Cabbage Slaw
Choice of Pepper or Béarnaise Sauce

Seasonal Sides

Hand Cut Chips 9
House Salad 9
Fries 9
Wood BBQ Broccolini with Espelette 9

                                    Fromage & Dessert

Fromage du Jour with Quince Paste & Sesame Lavosh 16

Panacotta with Strawberries, Mint & Biscotti 16

Warm Chocolate & Hazelnut Brownie with Creme Chantilly

Pavlova with Passionfruit Curd, Mango & Pistachio 16

View Lunch Menu PDF

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

Available – from 12.00pm – 7 Days

We accommodate all dietary requirements, our menu is subject to seasonal changes and may change without notice

Starters

Freshly Shucked Oysters with Shallot Vinaigrette 5ea

Muhammara Dip, Mt. Zero Olives with Grilled Sourdough 14

Summer Tomatoes, Fior di Latte, Pickled Onion, Basil & Espelette 16

Terrine de Campagne with Dijon Mustard & Pickles 16

Spicy Tuna Tartare, Dashi Mayo, Furikake & Prawn Crackers 19

Wood Grilled WA Octopus, Confit Potatoes, Parsley Salad & Spicy Green Sauce 20/36

Selection of Cured Meats & Terrine 26

Pub Classics & Mains

The Townie Burger with Hand Cut Chips 22

Fresh Rigatoni with Beef Ragout & Gremolata  24

Chicken Schnitzel with Fried Egg & Slaw 26

Beer Battered Lakes Entrance Grenadier with Cosberg, Fennel, Baby Peas, Mint,
Sauce Gribiche & Fries 28

Braised Charred Cauliflower, Quinoa Tabouli, Eggplant Relish, Pomegranate & Soy Yoghurt 26

Lightly Smoked Whole Rainbow Trout, Green Beans, Almonds, Sage & Horseradish Cream 36

Red Gum Fired Wood BBQ

200g O’Connor (VIC), Grain Fed  Bavette with Beetroot Remoulade 32

250g Sher Wagyu, Ballan (VIC), Grain Fed MS7 Rostbiff with Green Tomato, Kombu & Ginger Pickle 42

300g O’Connor (VIC) Grain Fed  Scotch Fillet with Piccalilli 58

500g Grass Fed Black Angus Rib Eye with Red Cabbage & Shiso 60

1.1kg O’Connor (VIC) Grass Fed Cote de Boeuf with Grilled Savoy Cabbage,
Onion Rings & Bordelaise Sauce 150

Seasonal Sides

Hand Cut Chips 9
House Salad 9
Fries 9
Cosberg, Parmesan Aioli, White Anchovy & Sourdough Crumbs 9

                               Fromage & Dessert                                 

Fromage du Jour with Quince Paste & Sesame Lavosh 16

Cannoli, Whipped Ricotta, Chocolate & Pistachio 9

Pineapple Cake, Vanilla Yoghurt & Ginger Syrup 16

Strawberry Cheesecake 16

A la Carte Menu 2019

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

Beers on Tap

(Please note this is a sample menu)

(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