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


French 75

Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin, Prosecco, Lemon


Sixth Sense Espresso Martini

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


Spiked Iced Chai

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


Peppermint Dalian

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


House G&T Special

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


Italicus Spritz

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


Caribbean Refresher

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


Fancy Fruit Jug

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


Japanese Martini

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


French Negroni

Never Never Southern Strength Gin, Suze, Oscar Bianco 697


Higher Manhatten

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


Honey Barrel

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


Myrtle Leaf

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


La Poseur

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


Sixth Sense

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


Moon Dog, 'Old Mate' Pale Ale
Abbottsford, 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, Nitro Stout
Manly, NSW 330ml


Moo Brew, Pilsner
Hobart, TAS 330ml


The Hills, Apple Cider
Adelaide Hills, SA 330ml


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


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


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

$13 / $65

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

$15 / $70

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


(Single origin)


(Premium 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)


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


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


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




Hot chocolate






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


Yuzu Squash
Made in-house with fresh Yuzu & Thyme


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


Nitro cold brew
Iced chocolate
Iced coffee
Iced mocha
Iced chai




Apple, Cucumber, Celery, Kale, Silverbeet, Lemon


Apple, Carrot, Beetroot, Celery, Ginger, Lemon


Apple, Carrot, Pineapple, Ginger, Lemon


Silk Road
Ginger, Lemon Myrtle, Cinnamon, Vanilla


French Kiss
Hibiscus, Chamomile, Lavender, Vanilla




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)