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Paper Daisy
Modern Australian
  • Halcyon House,
    21 Cyprus Cres,
    Cabarita Beach, NSW
  • (02) 6676 1444,
    www.halcyonhouse.com.au/
  • Lunch daily noon-3pm

    Dinner daily 6pm-10pm


     

Paper Daisy
-28.330759,153.570117

Chef Ben Devlin gathers intriguing ingredients and techniques with the same élan Paper Daisy's designer Anna Spiro collects fabrics and evocative memorabilia. In both cases, the results are far greater than the sum of the parts - arresting and memorable. Tiny prawn legs, king prawn morsels and a garum-style fish sauce made using prawn heads and shells helps to imbue a bowl of rye noodles with flavour for days, with chunks of fermented tomato to keep the richness in check. Sweetly sour kiwano seeds and wood sorrel add citric edge to scorched beef fillet, enriched with a creamy pumpkin-seed paste, sprouted grains and big-flavoured bresaola style wafers. At dessert, macadamia milk perfumed with anise myrtle gives depth to jackfruit sorbet and persimmon. It's clever, complex stuff and staff are primed to explain the back story. A suitably summery wine list with a nuanced sparkling line-up adds to the celebratory vibe.


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • 2 courses (lunch) $75

    3 courses $95

    4 courses $110


     

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Ben Devlin & Johnny Walker

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