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The Deanery’s Tasting Menu is here!

Still grinning after a chef’s hat accolade at the recent The Age Good Food Guide 2010 awards, and a three glass gong at the recent Gourmet Traveller Wine / Fine Wine Partners Wine List of the Year awards, as well as the recent glowing review from The Age Epicure, the team at The Deanery are continuing to blaze a fresh path with the launch of a new ‘Tasting Menu’ in the wine bar, created by Chef Robin Wickens.

The ‘Tasting Menu’ is a great way to explore Robin’s acclaimed fare in a more casual way. The menu features smaller plates that are very well-priced and perfect for grazing with a glass of wine from their extensive list (owner/sommelier Anthony Jones has created a pared down ‘top 100’ wine list for the downstairs bar to best match both the style of eating and the more affable price point).

The menu has two main sections:

‘here & there’: more ‘accessible’ dishes such as ’potato & smoked haddock croquette’ ($4.50 per piece), ‘beef tartare, smoking cinnamon’ ($12), and ‘duck breast, mandarin, bubble & squeak’ ($14).

‘out there’: a chance to give yourself over to Robin’s more playful, edgier dishes such as ‘tomato explosion’ ($4.50 per piece), ‘tongue ‘n cheek’ ($12) and a favourite from Robin’s ‘Interlude’ days, his take on ‘bacon & eggs’ ($12).

The menu is available for both lunch and dinner.

The ‘Tasting Menu’ now complements the dining room menu, which showcases modern cuisine with that exquisite Wickens gilding but in a more approachable way. Robin still applies the same high standards and attention to detail and utilises unique ingredients and techniques to carve a path of noble difference.

The Deanery

13 Bligh Place,
Melbourne, 3000

03 9629 5599

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