Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
Modern European
  • Crown Towers,
    Level 3, 8 Whiteman St,
    Melbourne, VIC
  • (03) 9292 5779,
  • Lunch Fri-Sat noon-2pm

    Dinner Mon-Sun 5.30pm-11pm

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

It's cashed-up, old-school hotel glamour at Dinner, from the city-lights backdrop to the leather-upholstered horseshoe booths. It's also home to some of the city's most refined cocktails (the clear Bloody Mary is a thing of wonder). Bare tables and timber flooring make it a more relaxed room than when it housed the Fat Duck and the food follows suit. Tricks and surprises have been replaced with a new à la carte menu of precise modern interpretations of historic British dishes, among them the much-documented Meat Fruit (chicken liver parfait in mandarin jelly), a garlic and parsley savoury porridge spiked with abalone, the amazingly juicy, flavoursome chicken served with grilled lettuces and the unmissable tipsy cake, a boozy, creamy brioche served with pineapple. It's possible to pop in, too, just for grilled steak with the famed Blumenthal fries. Exceptional service and a hefty wine list are givens, as is the charm of this mature, sophisticated diner.

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At a glance

  • Food:
  • Two Stars
  • Wine:
  • Three glasses
  • Price:
  • E $32-$40

    M $48-$85

    D $24-$30

    Dégustation $375

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Private room
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Ashley Palmer-Watts & Evan Moore


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