Reservation

Higher Ground Melbourne takes BREAKFAST reservations on weekdays only between 7.00am - 10.00am for groups of 6 or more. DINNER reservations can be made for groups from 1 to 14 people on Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights from 4.00pm to 9.00pm. Higher Ground does not take reservations for lunch on weekdays or breakfast & lunch on weekends.

For groups and functions larger than 10 people please make a booking enquiry

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Higher Ground
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Design
Mustafa Çelik

Development
Michaël Garcia

Project Management
Philip Einwick

Photography
Timothy Grey
Carmen Zammit
Tom Blachford
Jana Langhorst


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Day

Available until 3pm.

Tivoli road sourdough or fruit toast, butter, seasonal preserves

$8.50

Strawberry chia, buffalo yoghurt, mint, kiwi fruit

$17.50

Polenta Porridge, Summer Peach, Young Coconut, Raspberry

$16.00

Mango and Coconut whip, buckwheat granola, rhubarb, peanut and native riberry

$16.00

Avocado seed cracker, macadamia feta, mojo verde, poached eggs, toasted and fresh seaweed

$16.50

Berkshire bacon sandwich, gribiche, brown sauce

$14.50

Ricotta hotcake maple syrup, seeds and grains, cream, seasonal fruit, flowers

$23.00

Heirloom Tomato, Fresh and pickled on olive toast, Stracciatella, Fennel, Dried olive and Verjuice $16.50 Add Avocado $3.50

$16.50

Minced lamb fry up, miso eggplant, fried eggs, barberry, smoked yoghurt, pine nut dukkah, sourdough

$21.00

Spiced cauliflower, 
scrambled eggs,
 curry leaf, roasted chilli, housemade flat bread

$20.00

Steamed barramundi, japanese broth, kohlrabi, blackbean vinaigrette, bonito sesame

$27.50

Benedict eggs-dry-cured ham, emmental, béarnaise, sourdough, vinegar powder

$20.50

Grilled Rosedale ruby skirt steak, broccolini, mustard relish, kipflers, endive

$28.00

Slow cooked beans, green sauce of pea and spinach, poached eggs, goats feta, sourdough and hazelnut crumb

$19.00

Kale and cauliflower salad, miso, almond hummus, avocado, poached egg, puffed rice

$18.50

Confit lamb sausage roll, cucumber pickle, garlic, anchovy mayonnaise

$20.00

Eggs on toast poached, fried or scrambled

$11.00
SMALL PLATES

Charred brussel sprouts, miso, toasted seaweed

$12.50

Almond hummus, seed cracker, roasted chilli, spices

$10.50

Confit lamb rib, salsa verde, fried saltbush

$6.50

Cured smallgoods, hand cut and locally made, pickled vegetables

$18.00
SWEET

Whole poached mandarin, vanilla cheesecake, chocolate brownie, coco nibs

$15.00
EXTRAS

Extra egg

$3.00

Extra toast

$3.00

Berkshire bacon

$6.50

Portabello mushrooms

$4.50

Bearnaise

$3.50

Spanish jamon

$6.50

Cured kingfish

$7.50

Night

Available from 5pm until late.

SNACKS

Linseed Cracker, Almond Hummus, Pickled Chilli

$5.00

Salt and Vinegar Pork Crackling

$10.00

Cured Smallgoods, Pickled Vegetables

$18.00

Seasonal Cheeses, Apple Chutney, Rye Crisps

$21.00
Entree

Seared Blue Mackerel, Buttermilk, Beetroot

$17.00

Heirloom Zucchini + It's Flowers, Stracciatella, Gazpacho

$16.50

Duck Liver Parfait, House Cured Duck Prosciutto, Fermented Sour Cherry, Brioche

$16.00

King Ora Salmon Mi Cuit, Cucumber, Yoghurt, Dill, Sorrel

$18.50

Char Grilled Catalan Leek, Sauce Romesco, Manchego

$14.50
Main

Butchers Cut, Crushed Baby Potatoes, Spinach, Capers + Rosemary Beurre Noisette

$45

Turnip Noodles, Local Mushrooms, Egg Yolk, Mushroom Broth, Seasame

$29.50

Market Fish, Tomato Curry, Charred Cucumber, Prawn Dumplings

$34.00

Pork Collar Chop, Toasted Buckwheat, Nduja and Fennel

$32.50

Roasted Half Pouisson, Roasted Pumpkin Puree, Speck , Sage

$32.50
Sides

Roasted Baby Carrots, Almond Cream, Carrot Tops

$14.00

Baby Kipflers, Mushroom Salt, Rosemary and Garlic

$14.00

Green Leaf Salad, Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette

$12.00
Desserts

Fennel Meringue, Summer Berries, Lemon Verbena Anglaise

$15.00

Chilled Rice Pudding, Fig, Almond Granita

$15.00

Seasonal Cheeses, Apple and Wattleseed Chutney, Crisp Rye Bread

$21.00

Drinks

COCKTAILS / DAY

Aperol Spritz - Aperol, Blanc de Blanc + Soda

$14.00

Rosella Gimlet - Gin, Rosella Milla, Lime + Soda

$16.00

Pimms Passion - Pimms, Orange Juice + Passionfruit

$16.00

Espresso Martini - Vodka, Kahlua, Chocolate Bitters + 'Square One' Coffee

$18.00

Iced Basil + Rosemary Margarita - Basil and Rosemary Infused Tequila, Cointreau + Lime

$20.00
COCKTAILS / NIGHT

Amaro Spritz - Amaro Montenegro, Disznoko Furmint + Blanc de Blanc

$16.00

Kiwi Collins - Gin, Lemon, Fresh Kiwi + Soda

$18.00

Not Another Pina Colada - Dark Rum, Pineapple, Orgeat + Coconut Milk

$18.00

Rum for the Hills - Rum, White Creme de Cacao, Egg White, Peach Liqueur + White Chocolate Shavings

$20.00

Honey I Drunk the Figs - Bourbon, Rosemary Infused Honey Syrup, Fresh Fig + Angostura Bitters

$22.00

Le Negroni Francais (The French Negroni) - Campari, Citadelle Gin + Lillet Rouge

$22.00

She's a Devil - 666 Vodka, Chartreuse Yellow, Noilly Prat + Mancino Rosso

$22.00

Sherrytale Ending - Palo Cortado Sherry, Mancino Rosso + Pear Liqueur

$18.00
BEER / BOTTLED

Cavalier, Pale Ale, Brunswick, VIC 330ml

Cricketers Arms. Lager. Melbourne, Vic 330ml

$9.00

Feral Brewing Co. White Ale. Swan Valley, W.A 330ml

$11.00

Mash Brewing 'copy cat' IPA. Swan Valley, W.A 330ml

$11.00

3 Ravens '55' APA. Thornbury, Vic 330ml

$11.00

Mountain Goat 'Steam Ale'. Richmond, Vic 330ml

$11.00

Boatrocker. Saison. Braeside, Vic 330ml

$12.00

4 Pines. Amber Ale. Manly, N.S.W 330ml

$12.00

Bad Shepherd. Oatmeal Stout. Cheltenham, Vic 330ml

$13.00
CIDER

Cider Lab 'Pink Lady Apple Cider'. Geelong, Vic 330ml

$11.00
WINE / GLASS / SPARKLING

NV, Blanc de Blancs. Prince Estivac. Alsace, Fra

$13.00
WINE / GLASS / WHITE

2017 Riesling. Rieslingfreak 'no. 4'. Eden Valley, S.A

$13.00

2016 Pinot Grigio. Quealy 'Fionula'. Murray Darling, Vic

$14.00

2016 Field Blend. Te Whare ra 'Toru'. Marlborough, NZ

$12.00

2016 Chardonnay. Unico Zelo 'Harvest'. Adelaide Hills, SA

$15.00
WINE / GLASS / ROSÈ

2015 Cabernet Rosè. Rafale. Roussillon, Fra

$13.00
WINE / GLASS / RED

2016 Grenache. Big Easy Radio 'Perpetual Holidaze'. Mclaren Vale, S.A

$14.00

2017 Pinot Noir. Nunc. Yarra Valley, Vic

$15.00

2015 Tempranillo. Torre Solar. la Mancha, Spa

$12.00

2016 Shiraz. Boomtown 'No. 2 red'. Central Vic

$15.00
COFFEE

black

$4.00

milk

$4.20

soy

$0.50 +

almond

$1.00 +
FILTER

pour over

$7.00

batch brew

$4.00

iced filter

$4.50
TEA

yue guang bai. chinese white tea (sweet, floral, mellow)

$5.00

jasmine pearls. chinese green tea (jasmine, apricot, fragrant)

$5.00

gui fei. taiwanese oolong tea (passionfruit, honey, lavender)

$5.00

hong yu. taiwanese amber tea (plum, chrysanthemum, complex)

$6.00

good morning. indian black tea (full-bodied, bold, best with milk)

$4.00

chamomile flowers. egyptian organic (floral, bright, calming)

$4.00

peppermint tisane. egyptian herbal (sweet, refreshing, long finish)

$4.00
HOT DRINKS

mocha

$4.50

hot chocolate

$4.00

chai

$4.00
COLD DRINKS

house sparkling water 700 ml

$5.00

Milla Spritz : Rainforest Lime + Lemon + Lavendar Ruby Grapefruit + Lemon Aspen Kakadu Plum + Lemon Myrtle + Lemon

$6.50

iced : chocolate / coffee / mocha

$6.00

cold pressed juice

$6.50

Events

COLD CANAPES

Heirloom tomato, olive toast, basil, feta (gfo, veg)

Savoury cheese gourges, gruyere (v)

Almond hummus, seed cracker, pickled chilli (gf, v, veg)

Cured kingfish, rye croute, sesame, horseraddish cream (gfo)

Pickled mussel, prawn cracker, chilli mayonnaise (gf)

Whipped cod roe, raddish, salted bread (gfo)

Cured ocean trout, pickled radish (gf)

Charred padron peppers, jamon salt (gf, vo)

Compressed summer melon, spanish serrano ham, manchego (gf, vo)

Poached chicken galatine, pistachio, truffle mayonnaise (gf)

Salt and vinegar pork crackling (gf)

Hot Canapes

Leek and manchego croquette (v)

Chickpea falafel, miso eggplant, preserved lemon (gf, v, veg)

White anchovy, fried sourdough, mojo verde (gfo)

Fried Yamba school prawns, chilli salt, lemon (gfo)

Buttermilk fried chicken, black bean mayonnaise (gfo)

Bacon and egg croquette, house made HP (gfo)

Lamb sausage roll, anchovy mayonnaise, pickled cucumber

Grilled lamb cutlet, salsa verde, fried saltbush (gf)

Fried kipfler potatoes, porcini mushroom salt, garlic (gf, v, veg)

Slow cooked beef brisket, bread & butter pickles, fennel emulsion (gf)

Substantial

Sliders - Confit chicken, lemon mayonnaise - Beef and cheese burger - Grilled mushroom, haloumi

Croque monsiour, ham, mustard and gruyere (gfo)

Middle eastern cauliflower salad, pulled chicken, mint and barberries (gf)

Crab vol-au-vont, asparagus

Chicken quesadilla, queso fresho (gf)

Braised beef brisket, pickled radish, crisp shallot (gf)

Parmesan risotto, aged balsamic, lemon (gf,vo)

Smoked trout salad, potato, caper mayonnaise, raddicho (gf)

Sweets

Chocolate cheesecake, seasonal fruit, biscuit crumb (gf,v)

Textures of strawberry, lemon balm (gf, v, veg)

Chilled coconut rice pudding, fresh mango (v)

Chocolate mousse tart (v)

Vanilla popsicle, toffeed popcorn (gf,v)

Chocolate brownie, peanut butter, coco nibs (gf,v)