Press Food & Wine
Modern Australian
Press Food & Wine

Occupying a former printing house, Press specialises in meat hot off the wood-fired grill. Farmyard-to-plate offerings are fearlessly carnivorous, with dedicated raw and offal sections (hello brains, tongue, sweetbreads). An entrée of grilled squid offers the whole body, scored with stripes, and a salty sluice of green chimichurri (soak it up with house-baked bread, cleaved by waiters on a sideboard). Coorong Angus Scotch fillet is served impeccably medium rare on caramelised onion with mushroom sauce, although a side salad is too generously dressed for textural contrast. Slick, heritage-inspired interiors (exposed brick, original floorboards, bar tables and booths) provide the right setting for long-lunching business types. Round out the meal with good cheese (which trumps the simple dessert offerings), an expertly prepared espresso and a Tasmanian single malt. Wine, craft beer and floor staff are all impressively global. Press play.

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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Three glasses
  • Price:
  • E $10-$24

    M $26-$48

    D $14-$17;

    tasting menu $68

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Andrew Davies & Will Doak



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