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The Long Apron
Modern European
The Long Apron
-26.698647,152.904835

Even if you're not staying overnight, this feels like a dreamy escape to the country - whether it's for an apéritif by the fireplace or lunch outside amid the perfume of gardenia hedges in full bloom. A European-inspired menu puts beautiful local produce front and centre, Mooloolaba spanner crab, for example, with rustic curds of cottage cheese, a little zing of lemon purée and tiny, fresh peas. Service is relaxed yet informed - not a moment's hesitation in suggesting a wine match from an ample European-accented list. A deceptively simple-sounding snapper dish is extraordinarily tasty, having been steamed in roast-squid consommé, and draped with fine ribbons of pickled leek and radish. The tried-and-true choc-mint combo has been given a sophisticated makeover: dense chocolate truffles with the lightest of mint sponge, green rhubarb, avocado jam, and ice-cream made from Maleny milk under a cocoa shell.

 


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  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • 2-5 courses $75-$125

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Cameron Matthews

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