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Modern Australian
  • 187 Flinders La,
    Melbourne, VIC
  • (03) 9639 6811,
  • Lunch Mon-Fri noon-2.30pm

    Dinner Mon-Sat 6pm-10.30pm


Little has changed here over the past decade and a half, and that's just the way the Ezard faithful like it. Tables in this polished, dimly lit basement space are still hard to secure, with regulars returning for the cultivated service, intelligent wine list and almost retro-seeming Asian-accented fare. This is a destination for those who are out to impress, whether it's business groups putting bottles of Burgundy on the company card, or shy second-daters lingering over the dégustation. Even with a fresh face at the helm, Ezard's menu sticks steadfastly to its original mod-Oz remit in dishes of crisped pork hock lacquered in chilli caramel, or seared scallops with house-cured duck prosciutto, figs and a spiced duck sauce with masterstock undertones. Fruit-focused desserts, such as berries with yoghurt sorbet, or an apricot and malt whisky parfait with white peach and nectarine, provide a refreshingly light end to a big-hitting meal.


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $27-$34

    M $48-$69

    D $21-$22

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Private room
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential
  • Chef:
  • Teage Ezard & Jarrod Di Blasi



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