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Cutler & Co
Modern Australian
  • 55-57 Gertrude St,
    Fitzroy,
    Melbourne, VIC
  • (03) 9419 4888,
    cutlerandco.com.au
  • Lunch Sun noon-2.45pm

    Dinner Tue-Sun 6pm-10.30pm


     

Cutler & Co
-37.805421, 144.975942

Cutler & Co is a definitive Melbourne dining experience: a former tableware factory on gritty-glam Gertrude Street reborn as Andrew McConnell's flagship and staffed by one of the sharpest floor teams in town. A recent renovation has turbo-charged the feeling. The Cutler bar scored a revamp and its own menu (abalone katsu! seafood platter!) while the main dining room is handsomer and sexier thanks to leather booths, metal-framed glass doors and granite detailing. Chef Chris Watson now heads the kitchen, decluttering the menu while retaining an exciting, balanced complexity and originality: poached pheasant with foie gras parfait, say, or an applause-worthy mushroom pithiviers with aged Comté and salt-baked celeriac. Larger dishes to share (such as a whole corn-fed chicken) keep the menu grounded. An exceptional wine list that caters to all tastes and budgets, whether $35 or $1350, adds to the appeal. Definitive indeed.


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • Three Stars
  • Wine:
  • Three glasses
  • Price:
  • E $25-$34

    M $39-$49

    D $16-$18;

    Dégustation $150


  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Wheelchair Access
    Private room
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Andrew McConnell & Chris Watson

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