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
Menu
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

Manbulloo Mango and Coconut Chia, Passion Fruit, Kiwi, Basmati Meringue, Lemon Myrtle

$16.50

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

$17.00

Barley Porridge, Goats Milk Anglaise, Caramelised Apple, Prune, Crispy Brik Pastry and Pecans

$16.50

Roast Mushroom and Smoked Raclette Toastie, Dill Pickle

$15.50

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

$23.00

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

$22.00

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

$21.00

Steamed Barramundi, Spring Bay Mussels, Leek, Potato, XO mayo

$28.50

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

$22.00

12 Hour Blade Steak, Parsnip Puree, Dashi, Pickled Carrot and Garlic Flowers

$28.00

Lentil and Buckwheat 'Bolognese', Grilled Black Cabbage, Shaved Fennel, Sourdough Crumb, Poached Eggs, Salted Ricotta

$19.00

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

$20.00

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

$20.00

Eggs on Toast Poached, Fried or Scrambled

$11.00
SMALL PLATES

Charred Greens, Miso, Toasted Seaweed

$5.50

Almond Hummus, Seed cracker, Roasted Chilli, Spices

$10.50

Confit Lamb Rib, Salsa Verde, Fried Saltbush

$6.50
EXTRAS

Extra egg

$3.00

Extra Toast

$3.00

Berkshire Bacon

$6.50

Field Mushrooms

$4.50

Bearnaise

$3.50

Spanish Jamon

$6.50

Cured Kingfish

$7.50

Night

Available from 5pm until late.

SNACKS

House pop corn, brown butter, miso salt

$4.50

Honey and dukkha toasted nuts, seeds and grains

$5.00

Marinated Mount Zero olives

$6.50

Leek and manchego croquette, green goddess sauce

$3.50 1PCS

Tivoli Road sourdough, cultured butter

$5.50

Smoked sardine, bagna cauda, olive toast

$4.50

Confit lamb rib, salsa verde, salt bush

$6.50

Seasonal cheeses, condiments, crisp bread, sourdough

$21.00

Carne sal tiempo charcuterie, house pickles

$18.00 / 80G
Entree

Asparagus, Burrata, Black Garlic and Sesame

$17.00

Ceviche of Seasonal Fish, Green Tomato Gazpacho, Chorizo Picante

$18.00

Duck Liver Parfait, House Cured Duck Prosciutto, Pickled Grapes, Brioche

$16.00

Broad Bean Leaves Agrodolce, Fava Bean Puree, Lardo, Confit Egg Yolk

$16.50

Grilled Lamb's Tongue, Persillade, Anchovy Aioli, Brioche Crumbs

$18.00
Main

12HR Slow Cooked Oyster Blade, W/ Parsnip Root Puree, Dashi, Pickled Carrots, Wild Garlic Flower

$32.50

Spring Vegetables Congee, Broad Bean Leaves Kimchi, Soy Egg, Fried Garlic

$28.00

Steamed Market Fish, Leeks, Springbay Mussels, XO Mayonnaise

$35.00

Lamb Shoulder Chop, Macadamia, Pea Tendrills, Mint, Salsa Verde

$45.00

Macedon Ranges Duck Breast, Bread Sauce, Roasted Corn and Coconut Salad

$35.00
Sides

Roasted Heirloom Carrots, Ajo Blanco, Parsley and Garlic

$14.00

Potatoes, Beurre Noisette, Creme Fraiche

$14.00

Spring Salad, Herb Dressing

$12.00
Desserts

Olive Oil Cake, Blood Orange, Sorrel Ice Cream

$15.00

Chocolate Tart, Salted Cream

$15.00

Buttermilk Panna Cotta, Warm Quince, Jerusalem Artichoke Crisps

$15.00

Seasonal Cheeses, Apple and Persimmon Chutney, Crisp Olive Croutons

$21.00

Drinks

COCKTAILS / DAY

Bloody Mary

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

$16.00

Spiked Iced Coffee

'Square One' double espresso, dark Creme de Cacao and hazelnut liqueur poured over ice and served with a side of milk

$17.00

Strawberry Mojito

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

$17.00

Red Grape Spritz

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

$15.00

Barrel Lemonade

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

$16.00
COCKTAILS / NIGHT

Black Cosmo

Vodka, lime and muddled fresh blackberries

$15.00

Mescal Mule

Mescal, Tequila, spicy ginger beer and lime

$17.00

Autumn Negroni

Campari, Sweet Vermouth and London Dry Gin with a cinnamon and star anise infusion

$18.00

Toasted White Russian

Vodka, coffee liqueur and toasted cream topped with grated nutmeg and served over ice

$19.00

Ginger Honey Sour

Starward Whisky, lemon, ginger infused honey syrup and fluffy egg white

$16.00

Grapefruit Sidecar

VS Cognac, freshly squeezed grapefruit and orange liqueur

$18.00

Drowned Indulgence

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

$16.00
BEER / BOTTLED

Cavalier, Pale Ale
Brunswick, VIC 330ml

$11.00

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

$12.00

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

$10.00

Mountain Goat, Steam Ale
Richmond, VIC 330ml

$11.00

Four Pines, Stout
Manly, NSW 330ml

$12.00
CIDER

Coldstream, Apple Cider
Yarra Valley, VIC 330ml

$11.00
WINE / GLASS / SPARKLING

Prince Estivac, NV Blanc de Blanc
Alsace, FRA

$13 / $55

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

$15 / $70
WINE / GLASS / WHITE

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
WINE / GLASS / ROSÈ

Gold Sounds, 2016 Rosé
Barossa Valley, SA

$13 / $60
WINE / GLASS / RED

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
COFFEE

Black
(Single origin)

$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

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

$6.00

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

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

$6.00

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)

$5.00
HOT DRINKS

Mocha

$4.50

Hot chocolate

$4.20

Chai

$4.50
COLD DRINKS

House sparkling water 700ml

$5.00

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

$6.50

Iced chocolate
Iced coffee
Iced mocha
Iced chai

$6.00

Iced tea

$5.00

Cold pressed juices

$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)