To celebrate Game I of NRL State of Origin descending on Australia’s sporting capital on Wednesday 6 June, Visit Victoria bring you Steak of Origin, a celebration of all things grilled medium rare across the city and its surrounds.
Angus and Bon
A classic New York-style steakhouse developed within the historic old Prahran Post Office, built in 1928. Executive Chef, Declan Carroll, is a passionate devotee of wood-fired cooking, with the bistro menu drawing on his extensive experience across Melbourne’s food scene, from Rockpool, to Bistro Guillame and the Press Club.
168 Greville St, Prahran
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
Like it’s sister restaurant in London, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal takes its creative inspiration from the history of the culinary world. The modern menu draws upon techniques of times gone by, is complemented by a wine list featuring the very best drops and the Angus Rib Eye will tantalise the taste buds long after the last bite has been enjoyed.
Crown Towers, 8 Whiteman St, Melbourne
Entrecôte in South Yarra is inspired by the famed Le Relais De L'Entrecôte, a one-dish steakhouse established in Paris in 1959. The menu is quintessentially French and built around their signature dish of Steak Frites, a 250-gram Cape Grim Angus Porterhouse served with fries and a soft leaf salad. The desserts that follow should never be underestimated, either.
131-133 Domain Road, South Yarra
It’s Italian dining, in the heart of Melbourne. The grill menu is prepared in an open kitchen viewed from the main dining room, with each of the Bistecca prepared with a Tuscan influence. The Cellar Bar, where pasta takes centre stage, is also outstanding.
80 Bourke St, Melbourne
A Hereford Beefstouw
A Hereford Beefstouw is all about quality beef, with 45 years of experience in Melbourne and around the world coming together to ensure an unrivalled outing. A stunning wine list, complemented by an ever-changing aesthetic that draws upon the city’s creative scene, the team at Hereford work hard to deliver a memorable dining experience.
22 Duckboard Place, Melbourne
Le Bon Ton
The menu at Le Bon Ton showcases the dishes and cooking techniques of America’s famed south, with highlights including a brisket cooked Texan style, Louisiana inspired seafood smoked meat tasty enough to make the people of Alabama and New Mexico salivate. The bars is also true to the flavours of the south, with fresh teas featuring in the cocktail menu, smooth whiskey and a range of boutique beers served on tap.
51 Gipps St, Collingwood
Jack Rabbit Winery Restaurant
And an out of town option for fans who are planning to do some regional Victorian tasting before they head home. Jack Rabbit Restaurant and Winery is a jewel in the crown of the stunning Bellarine Peninsula, just an hour away from the city. The restaurant has been featured in the Age Good Food Guide 2012 - 2017, the stunning al a carte menu showcasing fresh, local, seasonal produce including a Bellarine beef eye fillet and cheek. 85 McAdams Lane, Bellarine, VIC, 3221
A butcher by trade, Macelleria, a steak and burger bar in Richmond, brings together an understanding of beef since childhood and learned cooking techniques to deliver an uncompromised offering for the diner.
87-89 Swan St, Richmond
Rare boasts a downtown, midtown and uptown location in the centre of Melbourne’s famed city grid, with steakhouse style dining on offer at each location. The menu features beef sourced from Gippsland and Ballan, with every cut on the menu selected to deliver a unique set of characteristics from flavour profile to its impact on the environment during production.
42-44 King St, Melbourne
12 Goldie Pl, Melbourne
6/61 Little Collins St, Melbourne
Rockpool Bar and Grill
Rockpool Bar and Grill is inspired by the great steakhouses of North America. An uncompromising focus on excellent produce, beef sourced from only Australia’s very best producers, an outstanding wine list and sharp and enthusiastic service, this is a dining venue that offers a refined yet relaxed experience. The menu is simple and uncomplicated, the room luxurious.
Southbank (Crown Melbourne Complex)
Under the stewardship of Head Chef, Stephen Clarke, San Telmo brings Argentinian flavours to the streets of Melbourne. The menu is best enjoyed when shared, with the Parrilla, an imported grill from Buenos Aires, delivering a unique flavour to the dishes served alongside a vivacious and rich wine list.
14 Meyers Pl, Melbourne
Dedicated to the flavours of an open flame grill, Meat Market is the ideal spot to sample the best meats Victoria has to offer. The menu offers pasture fed beef from some of Australia’s best ethical producers, as well as chicken, seafood, lamb and kangaroo sourced in Victoria, while the open kitchen means guests can get up close to the culinary action before enjoying some of the best steak in Melbourne.
53 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf
Steer Dining Room
Head Chef, Tom Ward, brings three years of experience in the kitchens of Steer Dining Room to ensure a fine-dining experience that celebrates all things steak. The menu pays homage to Asian influences, with Wagyu beef a fixture.
15 Claremont St, South Yarra
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