Sarti
Italian
  • 6 Russell Pl,
    Melbourne, VIC
  • (03) 9639 7822,
    sartirestaurant.com.au
  • Lunch Mon-Fri noon-3pm

    Dinner Mon-Sat 6pm-11pm


     

Sarti
-37.813937,144.967607

Sarti is at least three places in one: a favourite of the long-lunch and night-time crowd, thanks to its open-air rooftop terrace; a modern Italian restaurant serving everyone from quiet couples to family birthday groups; and a buzzy, popular cocktail bar. The décor is 1980s Italian nightclub meets nonna's house: think glossy black and red surfaces and arty details - and a doily under your plate and ornate handbag hooks under the bar. The food is all the classics (antipasti, primi secondi, contorni, dolci, formaggi) presented with the odd nod to current food trends. So there's a snack of pork crackling, red mullet and finger lime; a risotto of goat's cheese and burnt pumpkin; grilled spatchcock with peanut crumble, and a cannolo with Pink Lady apple mousse. Likewise, the wine list covers all the expected Italian bases, but also includes some surprisingly serious, older and more unusual bottles at surprisingly sensible prices.



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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $15-$26

    M $28-$42

    D $12-$20

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Outdoor dining
    Private room
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Paolo Masciopinto

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