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Recipes by Christine Manfield
21.02.2017

As the '90s dawned, darling chefs were pushing the boundaries of cooking in this country. A young Christine Manfield, just starting out at this heady time, soon became part of the generation that redefined modern Australian cuisine. She shares some of her timeless signatures from the era.

Cirrus, Sydney review
20.02.2017

Cirrus moves the Bentley team down to the water and into more lighthearted territory without sacrificing polish, writes Pat Nourse.

How to grow rocket
20.02.2017

A vegetable patch without rocket lacks a great staple, according to Mat Pember. The perennial performer is a leaf for all seasons.

50BestTalks brings World’s best chefs to Sydney and Melbourne
16.02.2017

Massimo Bottura and more are coming to the Sydney Opera House.

Toby Wilson, Sean McManus and Jon Kennedy to open Bad Hombres
16.02.2017

Expect Mexican-Asian flavours and an all-natural wine list from two of Sydney’s edgier operators.

Local Knowledge: Moscow
16.02.2017

Director of Shakespeare theatre company Cheek by Jowl Declan Donnellan walks us through the essential sights and his favourite cafes and restaurants of his hometown.

On the Pass: Danielle Rensonnet
16.02.2017

Bellota chef Danielle Rensonnet talks us through the current menu at the restaurant and her favourite summer ingredients.

Melbourne's Tomato Festival is back in 2017
15.02.2017

Returning for another year, Melbourne’s Tomato Festival is ripe with cooking demonstrations, talks, and produce stalls dedicated to plump produce.

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Luxembourg
Modern European
  • 2/157 Fitzroy St,
    St Kilda,
    Melbourne, VIC
  • (03) 9525 4488,
    www.luxembourgbistro.com.au
  • Tue-Thu 5pm-10.30pm

    Fri noon-11.30pm

    Sat 5pm-11.30pm

    Sun noon-10.30pm

Luxembourg
-37.858884,144.979504

Luxembourg brings a dash of much-needed chic to St Kilda's Fitzroy Street. It's there in the essentials - fine oysters with all the trappings and a hessian sack of sensational sourdough. There's style, too, in croquettes stuffed with pork confit, or mock vol-au-vents fashioned from crisp potato skins filled with whipped cod roe and Avruga. Admire the long marble bar, the handsome antlers jutting from a wall, and smartly attired staff as you pore over an intriguing, French-accented wine list that unites classic producers and new-wave offerings. Expect the odd surprise from chef Chris Watson - heady smoked egg anchoring an otherwise proper Lyonnaise salad, for example - but his roasted chicken, steak au poivre and whole flounder à la meunière are all classics in the genre. All very slick, but never stuffy; the nightly cinq à sept happy hour offers half-price oysters, and on Tuesdays you can BYO a bottle from home. 


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $13-$18

    M $29-$35

    D $14-$16

  • Feature:
  • BYO
    Licensed
    Bar
    Outdoor dining
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended

    BYO Tuesday
  • Chef:
  • Chris Watson & Andrew McConnell

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