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

Strawberry chia, buffalo yoghurt, mint, kiwi fruit

$16.00

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

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

$17.50

Roast Mushroom and Smoked Raclette Toastie, Pickled Qukes

$15.50

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

$23.00

Roast pumpkin, Tasmanian miso, stracciatella, toasted seeds and farro

$16.50

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, kohlrabi noodles, charred leek, bonito sesame, mushroom dashi

$27.50

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

$22.00

12 Hour Slow Cooked Oyster 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

Cured smallgoods, hand cut and locally made, pickled vegetables

$18.00
SWEET
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

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

Seared Blue Mackerel, Buttermilk, Beetroot

$17.00

Brussel Sprouts, Home Made XO Sauce, Fried Duck Egg

$16.50

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

$16.00

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

$18.50

Char Grilled Catalan Leek, Sauce Romesco, Manchego

$14.50
Main

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

$32.50

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

$29.50

Market Fish, Tomato Curry, Charred Cucumber, Prawn Dumplings

$34.00

Pork Belly, Toasted Buckwheat, Nduja and Fennel

$32.50

Half Corn Fed Chicken, Spiced Pumpkin, Dill, Lemongrass, Jasmine Rice

$35.50
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

Baked Baby Apple, Goat Curd Anglaise, Financier, Toasted Brioche and Walnut Ice Cream

$16.5

Buttermilk Panna Cotta, Warm Quince, Jerusalem Artichoke Crisps

$16.50

Seasonal Cheeses, Apple and Wattleseed Chutney, Crisp Rye Bread

$21.00

Drinks

COCKTAILS / DAY

Strawberry Bellini - House made strawberry coulis, topped with french sparkling wine

$15.00

Rum Espresso Martini - Plantation Original Rum, coffee liqueur, square one espresso and chocolate bitters

$18.00

Hot Toddy - A warming blend of Starward Whisky, fresh lemon cloves, organic honey and cinnamon

$16.00

Pimms Passion - Pimms, passionfruit and orange juice topped with soda

$15.00

Bloody Mary - Vodka, tomato juice, worcestershire sauce, tabasco and lemon juice with a pinch of ground pepper and celery salt

$17.00
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

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

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

2017 Moorilla Praxis Sparkling. Tas

$16.00

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

$13.00
WINE / GLASS / WHITE

2017 Dagger Pinot Grigio. King Valley. Vic

$11.00

2017 Athletes of Wine, Alto! Alto! Light Bright White. Vic

$13.00

2017 Pauletts Riesling. Clare Valley. SA

$12.00

2016 Cape Barren Chardonnay. Adelaide Hills. SA

$12.00
WINE / GLASS / ROSÈ

2017 Mount Horrocks Rose. Clare Valley. SA

$13.00
WINE / GLASS / RED

2016 Ben Haines B Minor Shiraz. Yarra Valley. Vic

$13.00

2016 'In Dreams' Pinot Noir. Yarra Valley. Vic

$13.00

2017 Jericho Tempranillo. Adelaide Hills. SA

$12.00

2017 Whistling Eagle. Bright Juicy Red. Heathcote. Vic

$14.00
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)