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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Day

Available until 3pm

Woodfrog Bakery Sourdough or Fruit Toast, Butter, Seasonal Preserves

$8.50

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

$17.50

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

$18.50

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

$24.00

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

$19.50

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

$22.50

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

$23.00

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

Add Confit Lamb Rib $5.00

$19.00

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

$18.50

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

$24.00

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

$22.00

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

$28.50

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

Add Cured Salmon $7.00

$22.50

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

Add Fried Egg $3.00

$21.50

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

Add Charred Greens, Miso, Toasted Seaweed $4.50

$28.00

Eggs on Toast
Poached, Fried or Scrambled

$11.00
SMALL PLATES

Almond Hummus, Seed cracker, Roasted Chilli, Spices

$11.00

Charred Greens, Miso, Toasted Seaweed

$5.50

Confit Lamb Rib, Salsa Verde, Dried Saltbush

$6.50
EXTRAS

Extra Egg

$3.00

Extra Toast

$3.00

Thick Cut Bacon

$6.50

Seasonal Mushrooms

$5.50

Avocado

$$5.00

Béarnaise

$3.50

Spanish Jamon

$6.50

Cured Salmon

$7.00

Night

Available from 5pm until late.

SNACKS

Warm Mount Zero olives

$6

Coffin Bay oysters

$3.5 ea

Smoked almonds, lime

$5

Leek and manchego croquette (2pc)

$7

Whipped trout, charred onion, sourdough (2pc)

$9

Confit lamb rib, salsa verde, dried saltbush

$6.5 ea

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

$16

Artichoke escabeche, grana padano, bay oil

$12

Burrata, eggplant, caponata, fresh fenugreek

$14

Chicken liver parfait, honeycomb, beetroot, nori croutons

$16.5
Greens

Grilled zucchini, mustard greens, silken tofu, coriander dressing

$16

Heirloom carrot, quinoa, buffalo curd, black garlic

$17

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

$18.5
Smaller

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

$16.5

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

$21

Grilled salmon belly, kohlrabi remoulade, smoked Yarra Valley roe

$18.5

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

$28
Main

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

$34

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

$36

Crumbed pork cutlet, heirloom tomatoes, whipped taramasalata

$35

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

$40

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

$55

Cos lettuce, buttermilk dressing

$9

Russet potatoes, garlic soubise

$9
Dessert

Chocolate parfait, sweet wine, summer berries, milk rocks

$14

Crème brûlée, lemon myrtle, seasonal fruits, sorbet

$14

Grilled stone fruit, macadamia amaretti, brown butter ice cream

$13

Drinks

COCKTAILS / DAY

Bloody Mary

Vodka, Mixed brine, Celery salt, Cracked pepper, Lemon, Worcestershire, Tobasco, Tomato juice

$18.00

French 75

Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin, Prosecco, Lemon

$18.00

Sixth Sense Espresso Martini

5 Senses espresso, Stolen Smoked Rum, Agave Nectar, Coconut, Salt

$18.00

Spiked Iced Chai

Le Birlou Apple & Chestnut Liqueur, Fresh Raja Chai, Milk of your choice

$16.00

Peppermint Dalian

Sheep Whey Vodka, Mr Black Coffee Liqueur, Tempus Fugit Creme de Menthe, Milk, Whipped Cream

$20.00
COCKTAILS / NIGHT

House G&T Special

Start the night off right, we mix it up each week!

$14.00

Italicus Spritz

Italicus Rosolio, Prosecco, Mt Zero Olives, Cucumber, Dill

$16.00

Caribbean Refresher

Plantation Dark Rum, Fresh Lime, Fresh Ginger, Honey, Soda

$15.00

Fancy Fruit Jug

Never Never Fancy Fruit Cup, Strangelove Holy Grapefruit & Basil, Ginger Ale, Orange, Cucumber, Strawberry

$25.00

Japanese Martini

Mancino Sakura Vermouth (2018), Ki No Bi 'Kyoto Dry' Gin, Lemon Twist

$20.00

French Negroni

Never Never Southern Strength Gin, Suze, Oscar Bianco 697

$21.00

Higher Manhatten

Plantation Dark Rum, Oscar Rosso 697, Heering Cherry Liqueur, Aromatic Bitters

$19.00

Honey Barrel

Gospel Rye, Honey, Fresh Lemon, Fluffy Egg White, Old Fashioned Bitters

$16.00

Myrtle Leaf

Four Pillars Gin, Australian Okar Amaro, Indigenous Gulbarn Tea, Fresh Ruby Grapefruit

$18.00

La Poseur

Hine Cognac, Tempus Fugit Creme de Banane, Aztec Chocolate Bitters

$18.00

Sixth Sense

House Smoked Rum, 5 Senses espresso, Agave Nectar, Coconut, Salt

$21.00
BEER / BOTTLED

Moon Dog, 'Old Mate' Pale Ale
Abbottsford, VIC 330ml

$12.00

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

$11.00

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

$10.00

Mountain Goat, Steam Ale
Richmond, VIC 330ml

$12.00

Four Pines, Nitro Stout
Manly, NSW 330ml

$12.00

Moo Brew, Pilsner
Hobart, TAS 330ml

$12.00
CIDER

The Hills, Apple Cider
Adelaide Hills, SA 330ml

$11.00
WINE / SPARKLING

Prince Estivac, NV Blanc de Blancs
Alsace, FRA

$13 / $55

Range Life, NV Prosecco
King Valley, VIC

$12 / $50

Laurent Perrier, NV 'La Cuvee' Champagne
Champagne, FRA

$120
WINE / WHITE

Lethbridge 2018 Pinot Gris
Geelong, VIC

$14 / $65

Bests, 2018 'Great Western' Riesling
Great Western, VIC

$14 / $65

Mandala, 2017 Chardonnay
Yarra Valley, VIC

$14 / $65

Tellurian, 2017 Marsanne
Heathcote, VIC

$90
WINE / ROSÉ

S C Pannell, 2018 'Arido' Rosé
McLaren Vale, SA

$13 / $65

Chateau De La Roulerie 2017 'Les Camelias' Rosé
Loire, FRA

$15 / $70
WINE / RED

Moondarra, 2018 'Studebaker' Pinot Noir
Gippsland, VIC

$15 / $70

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

$15 / $70

Reed, 2018 'Alexia' Grenache
Barossa Valley, SA

$14 / $65

Yangarra Estate, 2017 GSM
McLaren Vale, SA

$90
COFFEE

Black
(Single origin)

$4.00

Black
(Premium Single Origin)

$5.00

Milk

$4.20

Soy

$0.50+

Almond

$1.00+

Oat

$1.00+
FILTER

Pour over

$7.00

Batch brew

$4.50

Iced filter

$5.50
TEA

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

$8.00

Breakfast, classically blended
(malt, orange)

$5.00

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

$5.00

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

$5.00

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

$5.00

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

$7.00

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

$5.00

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

$6.00
HOT DRINKS

Mocha

$4.50

Hot chocolate

$4.20

Chai

$4.50

Matcha

$4.50
COLD DRINKS

Darling Spritz
Bitter-sweet, made with a mix of citrus fruits and spices

$5.00

Yuzu Squash
Made in-house with fresh Yuzu & Thyme

$6.50

HG Iced Tea
An infusion of Jasmine & Lemon-aid Tea

$6.00

Nitro cold brew
Iced chocolate
Iced coffee
Iced mocha
Iced chai

$6.00
COLD PRESSED JUICES

Orange

$6.50

Green
Apple, Cucumber, Celery, Kale, Silverbeet, Lemon

$6.50

Red
Apple, Carrot, Beetroot, Celery, Ginger, Lemon

$6.50

Bondi
Apple, Carrot, Pineapple, Ginger, Lemon

$6.50
KOMBUCHA

Silk Road
Ginger, Lemon Myrtle, Cinnamon, Vanilla

$8.00

French Kiss
Hibiscus, Chamomile, Lavender, Vanilla

$8.00

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)