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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Available until 3pm

Woodfrog Bakery Sourdough or Fruit Toast, Butter, Seasonal Preserves


Walnut Granola, Buffalo Yoghurt, Roof Top Honey, Seasonal Fruit, Native Riberry


Barley Porridge, Earl Grey Prunes, Goat's Milk Anglaise, Crispy Brik Pastry, Pecans


Ricotta Hotcake Maple Syrup, Seeds and Grains, Cream, Seasonal Fruit, Flowers


Pretzel Bagel, Avocado Half, Whipped Goat's Curd, Crispy Shallots, Green Salt, Poached Egg


Spiced Cauliflower, 
Scrambled Eggs,
 Curry Leaf, Roasted Chilli, Housemade Flat Bread


Benedict Eggs, Dry-Cured Ham, Emmental, Béarnaise, Sourdough, Vinegar Powder


Roast Pumpkin, Burrata, Black Garlic Emulsion, Pumpkin Seed Furikake, Sourdough

Add Confit Lamb Rib $5.00


Chorizo Bolognese Toastie, Mozzarella, Rocket, Sherry Dressing, Guindillas


Minced Lamb Fry-Up, Miso Eggplant, Fried Eggs, Barberries, Smoked Yoghurt, Pine Nut Dukkah, Sourdough


Braised Seasonal Mushrooms, Fried Polenta, Poached Eggs, Soft Herbs, Hazelnuts, Truffle Vinaigrette, Sourdough


Slow Cooked Tasmanian Salmon, Poached Egg, Chat Potatoes, Beetroot Purée, Shaved Fennel


Kale and Cauliflower Salad, Miso, Almond Hummus, Avocado, Poached Egg, Puffed Rice

Add Cured Salmon $7.00


Confit Lamb Sausage Roll, Cucumber Pickle, Garlic, Anchovy Mayonnaise

Add Fried Egg $3.00


12 Hour Blade Steak, Parsnip Purée, Dashi, Pickled Carrot, Young Purple Radish

Add Charred Greens, Miso, Toasted Seaweed $4.50


Eggs on Toast
Poached, Fried or Scrambled


Almond Hummus, Seed cracker, Roasted Chilli, Spices


Charred Greens, Miso, Toasted Seaweed


Confit Lamb Rib, Salsa Verde, Dried Saltbush


Extra Egg


Extra Toast


Thick Cut Bacon


Seasonal Mushrooms






Spanish Jamon


Cured Salmon



Available from 5pm until late.


Warm Mount Zero olives


Coffin Bay oysters

$3.5 ea

Smoked almonds, lime


Leek and manchego croquette (2pc)


Whipped trout, charred onion, sourdough (2pc)


Confit lamb rib, salsa verde, dried saltbush

$6.5 ea

Beef sliders, brown sauce, white onion, coriander (2pc)


Artichoke escabeche, grana padano, bay oil


Burrata, eggplant, caponata, fresh fenugreek


Chicken liver parfait, honeycomb, beetroot, nori croutons


Grilled zucchini, mustard greens, silken tofu, coriander dressing


Heirloom carrot, quinoa, buffalo curd, black garlic


Charred broccolini, edamame, spanner crab, toasted seaweed, miso


Slow cooked cauliflower, macadamia purée, pedro ximenez, pomegranate dukkah


Grass-fed beef tartare, soy cured yolk, caper dressing, furikake, rice crisps


Grilled salmon belly, kohlrabi remoulade, smoked Yarra Valley roe


Potato gnocchi, Milawa washed Rhind cheese, pea and pumpkin salad


Honey chicken, romesco, fennel, roasted red peppers, hazelnuts


Market fish, potato aioli, golden raisins, bonito, sea herbs


Crumbed pork cutlet, heirloom tomatoes, whipped taramasalata


Rangers Valley eye fillet, king oyster mushrooms, soft herbs, white sauce


12hr cooked lamb, plum sauce, chickpea miso, cucumber salad, ginger crisps (feeds 2)


Cos lettuce, buttermilk dressing


Russet potatoes, garlic soubise


Chocolate parfait, sweet wine, summer berries, milk rocks


Crème brûlée, lemon myrtle, seasonal fruits, sorbet


Grilled stone fruit, macadamia amaretti, brown butter ice cream




Bloody Mary

Vodka, tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, olive brine, Tabasco sauce, cracked pepper and celery salt


Spiked Iced Coffee

Double espresso, dark Creme de Cacao and hazelnut liqueur poured over ice and served with a side of milk


Strawberry Mojito

Jamaican white rum, fresh lime, brown sugar, mint, fresh strawberries and soda


Red Grape Spritz

Aperol, shiraz grape concentrate, blood orange and sparkling wine with a dash of soda


Barrel Lemonade

Kentucky bourbon, spicy ground ginger, fresh lemon, organic honey and soda water


Cool Ruby Rose

Gin, pink ruby grapefruit, fresh cucumber and charred rosemary syrup


Spiced Negroni

Campari, vermouth rosso and London Dry Gin house infused with cinnamon, star anise and orange rind


Ginger Bee

Scotch whisky, ginger infused honey syrup, fresh lemon juice and fluffy egg white


Mango Lopez

Fresh Manbulloo mango, dark pineapple rum, cream of coconut, red sugar cane syrup and lime juice


White China

House infused white grape skin vodka, fresh lychee and vermouth bianco with a touch of lemon juice


Clouds of Pink

Passionfruit liqueur, reposado tequila, fluffy egg white and lime


Drowned Indulgence

Vanilla cream, hazelnut liqueur, Grand Marnier, Dark Creme de Cacao and a shot of fresh espresso


Cavalier, Pale Ale
Brunswick, VIC 330ml


Stone and Wood, Pacific Ale
Byron Bay, NSW 330ml


Cricketers Arms, 'Keepers' Lager
Melbourne, VIC 330ml


Mountain Goat, Steam Ale
Richmond, VIC 330ml


Four Pines, Stout
Manly, NSW 330ml


Coldstream, Apple Cider
Yarra Valley, VIC 330ml


Prince Estivac, NV Blanc de Blanc
Alsace, FRA

$13 / $55

Moorilla, 2017 'Crime Wave' Sparkling Riesling
Hobart, TAS

$15 / $70

Howard Park, NV 'Jeté' Blanc de Blanc
Great Southern, WA


The Dagger 2016 Pinot Grigio
King Valley, VIC

$12 / $55

Cape Barren, 2016 'Native Goose' Chardonnay
Adelaide Hills, SA

$13 / $60

Athletes of Wine, 2017 'Alto! Alto!!'
Macedon Ranges, VIC

$13 / $60

Rieslingfreak, 2017 'No. 3' Riesling
Clare Valley, SA

$14 / $65

Whistler, 2017 'Fruit Tingle' Frizzante
Barossa Valley, SA

$13 / $60

Montalto, 2016 'Pennon Hill' Chardonnay
Mornington Peninsula, VIC


Unico Zelo, 2018 'Magnifique' Rosé
Adelaide Hills, SA

$13 / $60

Rimauresq 2016 'Petit' Rosé
Provence, FRA

$15 / $75

In Dreams, 2016 Pinot Noir
Yarra Valley, VIC

$13 / $60

Ben Haines, 2016 'B Minor' Shiraz
Yarra Valley, VIC

$13 / $60

Laughing Jack, 2015 GSM
Barossa Valley, SA

$14 / $65

Jericho, 2017 Tempranillo
Adelaide Hills, SA

$12 / $55

Sons of Eden, 2017 'Marschall' Shiraz
Barossa Valley, SA

$15 / $70

Mount Macleod, 2018 Pinot Noir
Gippsland, VIC


Yves Cuilleron, 2016 Syrah
Northern Rhone, FRA


(Single origin)








Pour over


Batch brew


Iced filter


Gulbarn, Indigenous Tea
(eucalyptus, lemon, stone fruit)


Breakfast, classically blended
(malt, orange)


Yue Guang Bai, white tea - China
(floral, honeysuckle, white peach)


Jasmine Pearls, green tea - China
(jasmine, lemon myrtle, fragrant)


Gui Fei, oolong tea - Taiwan
(honey, lavender, passionfruit)


Hong Yu, amber tea - Taiwan
(dried plum, chrysanthemum)


Sencha, green tea - Japan
(nashi, soft florals, wheat)


Peppermint, herbal - Egypt
(sweet, refreshing, long finish)


Lemon-Aid, herbal
(lemongrass, hibiscus, mint)




Hot chocolate




House sparkling water 700ml


Milla Spritz
- Rainforest Lime, Lemon and Lavender
- Ruby Grapefruit and Lemon Aspen
- Kakadu Plum, Lemon Myrtle and Lemon


Iced chocolate
Iced coffee
Iced mocha
Iced chai


Iced tea


Cold pressed juices




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)


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)


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)