January Dinner Features

Happy New Year 2019! May this year give you the opportunity to follow your dreams, love like there is no tomorrow and smile unconditionally. Let’s celebrate a fresh new year with our wide spread of international flavours while enjoying the Australian Open 2019 tennis season.

This month at Melba Restaurant, we re-introduce our popular dishes every day of the week. Enjoy Crab Mondays, Lobster Tuesdays, Oyster & Bug Wednesdays, Sushi & Sake Thursdays, Ribs & Spanish Fridays. On Saturdays, we have our live waffle station.

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Tuesday 1st January 2019
Chargrilled lobster with garlic & herb butter
Potato gnocchi with truffle cream sauce & aged pecorino
Sage and garlic marinated poussin
Spit roasted lamb with harissa and smoked cinnamon
Tandoori fish tikka
Black forest verrines
Hazelnut and milk chocolate tarts
Chocolate Fountain: White chocolate and strawberry
Price: $104 per person

Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Coffin Bay oysters with mignonette
Chargrilled lime & garlic Moreton bay bugs
Oyster Rockefeller
Stir fried chilli garlic Balmain bugs
Butter chicken
Tiramisu
Strawberry and mascarpone tarts
Chocolate Fountain: Milk and Dark
Price: $97 per person

Thursday 3rd January 2019
Seven spice tempura prawns with Yuzu mayo inside out roll
Blue fin tuna Toro open face sushi
Soba noodles salad with Ponzu dressing
Chicken yakitori
Dal Panchmel
Yuzu tarts
Green tea opera
Ginger creme brulee
Dark chocolate fountain
Black sesame ice cream
Chocolate Fountain: Green tea
Price: $97 per person

Friday 4th January 2019
BBQ spare ribs
Gazpacho Andalouse
Spanish Fabada Asturiana
Spaghetti Vongole
Awadhi chicken curry
Salted caramel eclairs
Milk chocolate and passionfruit tarts
Chocolate Fountain: Strawberry and Orange
Price: $104 per person

Saturday 5th January 2019
Cape grim grass fed beef striploin
Chermoula marinated chicken
Rigatoni with white wine cream sauce
Tataki of tuna with Ponzu vinaigrette
Bengal fish curry
White chocolate and Oreo donuts
Salted caramel donuts
Chocolate Fountain: Milk and Dark
Live Waffle Station: Vanilla waffles served with Oreo crumbs, lemon curd, wildberry compote and caramel sauce
Price: $109 per person

Sunday 6th January 2019
Lemon, garlic and rosemary marinated leg of lamb
Port Lincoln snapper fillet with sauce vierge
Five spice braised pork belly
Beef and Hokkien stir fry
Hyderabadi lamb biryani
Tiramisu
Bailey's Irish eclairs
Chocolate Fountain: Orange and Milk Chocolate
Price: $99 per person

Monday 7th January 2019
Black pepper crab
Blue swimmer crab and corn soup
Pasture fed sirloin steak with merlot glaze
Spanner crab sushi with sea urchin miso sauce
Kadai chicken curry
Salted caramel éclairs
Milk chocolate and passionfruit tarts
Chocolate Fountain: White Chocolate and Strawberry
Price: $97 per person

Tuesday 8th January 2019
Lobster Chimichurri & saffron butter sauce
Roast pork belly with apple sauce
Atlantic salmon sushi roll
Prawn siu mai
Chicken chettinadu
Black forest verrines
Hazelnut and milk chocolate tarts
Chocolate Fountain: Dark Chocolate and Orange
Price: $97 per person

Wednesday 9th January 2019
Tempura oysters with dipping sauce
Salt & pepper Moreton Bay bugs
Bloody Mary oyster shots
BBQ bugs marinated in lime, chilli and herbs
Saffron malai kofta
Mandarin éclairs
Bailey's Irish crème brulee
Chocolate Fountain: White Chocolate and Strawberry
Price: $97 per person

Thursday 10th January 2019
Beef Sukiyaki
Udon noodle soup
Open face negitoro
Pasta bolognaise with aged parmesan
Gosht Awadhi korma
Yuzu tarts
Green tea opera
Ginger crème brulee
Black sesame ice cream
Chocolate Fountain: Dark and Green Tea
Price: $97 per person

Friday 11th January 2019
Braised short ribs with smoked paprika
BBQ pork ribs
Spanish chilled white garlic and almond soup
Alicante style roast chicken
Aloo gobi masala
Espresso éclairs
Dark chocolate and cherry verrines
Chocolate Fountain: Strawberry and Orange
Price: $104 per person

Saturday 12th January 2019
Roast leg of lamb
Asian duck
Fennel rubbed pork belly
Tom yum soup
Hariyali chicken tikka
Freckle donuts
White chocolate Oreo donuts
Chocolate Fountain: Milk and Dark
Live Waffle Station: Vanilla waffles (served with Oreo crumbs, lemon curd, wildberry compote and caramel sauce)
Price: $109 per person

Sunday 13th January 2019
Pumpkin gnocchi with truffle cream sauce
Mi Goreng
Pad Thai
Roasted beef with Yorkshire puddings
Khumb palak
Tiramisu
Milk chocolate and passionfruit tarts
Chocolate Fountain: Orange and Milk Chocolate
Price: $99 per person

Monday 14th January 2019
Beehoon crab soup
Singaporean chilli crab
Sirlion steak with porcini sauce
Crab, potato and dill salad
Chettinadu nandu (crab) varuval
Mandarin éclairs
Bailey’s Irish crème brulee
Chocolate Fountain: White Chocolate and Strawberry
Price: $97 per person

Tuesday 15th January 2019
Grilled lobster with garlic parsley butter
Cajun spice roasted lamb leg
Vanilla poached lobster and potato salad
Pork siu mai
Butter chicken curry
Cognac macerated cherry and chocolate éclair
Spiced vanilla and cranberry mousse
Chocolate Fountain: Dark Chocolate and Orange
Price: $97 per person

Wednesday 16th January 2019
Moreton Bay bugs spaghetti
Oyster Kilpatrick
Singapore chilli style Balmain bugs
Pacific oysters with ponzu
Channa pindi Masala - Punjabi chickpea curry
Mandarin eclairs
White chocolate and raspberry tart
Chocolate Fountain: Milk and Dark
Price: $97 per person

Thursday, 17th January 2019
Calamari Okonomiyaki
Grilled salmon with wasabi butter
Braised shiitake mushroom vegetarian roll
Steamed fish with ginger and soy
Dalcha Gohst - goat meat cooked with spices and lentil
Yuzu tarts
Green tea opera
Ginger creme brulee
Black sesame ice cream
Chocolate Fountain: Dark and Green Tea

Friday, 18th January 2019
Pincho ribs with Sherry glaze
Barcelona chilled melon and cucumber soup
Spanish spaghetti with chorizo and olives
Catalan roast chicken
Amritsari chicken masala
Tiramisu
Strawberry and mascarpone tarts
Chocolate Fountain: Strawberry and Orange
Price: $104 per person

Saturday 19th January 2019
Rosemary and garlic marinated lamb leg
Grilled beef sirloin with garlic butter
Sage and garlic marinated poussin
Prawn and pork siu mai
Kadai paneer
Red velvet donuts
Hazelnut and frangelico donuts
Live Waffle Station: Vanilla waffles served with orange curd, chocolate sauce, crushed cookies and nutella
Chocolate Fountain: Milk and Dark
Price: $109 per person

Sunday 20th January 2019
Roast Victorian beef sirloin with Yorkshire pudding
Char siu pork
Eel and avocado deep fry sushi roll
Rockling chilli sambal
Kerala chicken curry
Espresso éclairs
Dark chocolate and cherry verrines
Chocolate Fountain: Orange and Milk Chocolate
Price: $99 per person

Monday 21st January 2019
Panko crumbed soft shell crab with wasabi aioli
Stir fried crab in Padang sauce
Har gow dumplings
Macaroni crab salad
Goan crab curry
Tiramisu
Strawberry and mascarpone tarts
Chocolate Fountain: Strawberry and Orange
Price: $97 per person

Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Fennel, dill and orange marinated grilled lobsters
Five spice roast pork belly
Lobster bisque
Cantonese style beef stir fry
Reshimi kebab
Black forest verrines
Hazelnut and milk chocolate tarts
Chocolate Fountain: Dark Chocolate and Orange
Price: $97 per person

Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Thai style Moreton Bay bug & coconut salad
Oyster Mornay
Black bean and chilli stir fried Moreton Bay bugs
Coffin Bay oysters with Jasmine tea & ginger foam
Paneer Lababdar
Espresso éclairs
Dark chocolate and chestnut verrines
Chocolate Fountain: White Chocolate and Strawberry
Price: $97 per person

Thursday 24th January 2019
Beef gyudon
Octopus takoyaki
Snow crab and wasabi sushi
Xiao long bao
Navratan korma
Yuzu tarts
Green tea opera
Ginger crème brulee
Black sesame ice cream
Chocolate Fountain: Dark and Green Tea
Price: $97 per person

Friday 25th January 2019
Spare ribs with Spanish Adobo
Spanish chilled tomato soup with balsamico
BBQ pork ribs
Spanish fideos with chorizo and shrimps
Seekh kebab
Tiramisu
Strawberry and mascarpone tarts
Chocolate Fountain: Strawberry and Orange
Price: $104 per person

Saturday 26th January 2019 – Australia Day
Mini shrimp cocktails
Potato salad with candied bacon and scallion
California sushi rolls and prawn nigiri with wasabi and pickled vegetables
Tasmanian cold smoked salmon
Marinated green lip mussels
Salmon and tuna sashimi
Spanner crab
Coffin Bay oysters
Lilydale spit roast chicken
Maple rosemary infused Victorian roast pork
Slow roast lamb with lemon thyme
Lamington
Pavlova with berries and passionfruit gel
Caramel melt and chocolate tarts
White chocolate Oreo donuts
Ice Cream: Honeycomb and macadamia ice cream / strawberry ice cream
Chocolate Fountain: Milk and Dark
Live Waffle Station: Vanilla waffles (served with Oreo crumbs, lemon curd, wild berry compote and caramel sauce)
Price: $119 per person

Sunday 27th January 2019
Grain mustard smeared beef sirloin
Stir fried Hokkien noodles with seafood
Prawn dumplings with dipping sauces
Pumpkin gnocchi with truffle cream sauce
Paneer Lababdar
Black forest verrines
Hazelnut and milk chocolate tarts
Chocolate Fountain: Orange and Milk Chocolate
Price: $104 per person

Monday 28th January 2019
Corn and crab fritters with lemon aioli
Linguini with garlic, fresh chilli and blue swimmer crab
Char siu pork
Spanner crab salad with cucumber and heirloom tomatoes
Indian crab masala
Salted caramel éclairs
Milk chocolate and passionfruit tarts
Chocolate Fountain: White chocolate and strawberry
Price: $104 per person

Tuesday 29th January 2019
Noilly Prat & tarragon marinated lobster
Grass fed beef striploin
Asian duck
Five spice marinated pork belly
Aloo Baingan Masala
Baileys creme brulee
Chocolate Fountain: Strawberry and Orange
White chocolate and Oreo donuts
Red velvet donuts
Live Waffle Station: Vanilla waffles served with Oreo crumbs, lemon curd, wildberry compote and caramel sauce
Price: $97 per person

Wednesday 30th January 2019
Tasmanian Pacific oysters with wakame & tobiko
Salad of Balmain bugs and brown rice
Bacon and three cheese baked oysters
Moreton Bay bug curry with mango
Awadhi chicken biryani
Mandarin éclairs
White chocolate and raspberry tart
Chocolate Fountain: Milk and Dark

Thursday 31st January 2019
Beef donburi
Chicken katsu
Pork tonjiru
Slow roast pork belly
Chicken jalfrezi
Yuzu tarts
Green tea opera
Ginger crème brulee
Black sesame ice cream
Chocolate Fountain: Dark and Green Tea
Price: $97 per person
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CHILDREN’S PRICING
Children aged 3 or under can dine from the buffet complimentary.
Children aged 4 - 12 years can dine from the buffet at half the adult price.
Alternatively, children aged under 12 years can dine from our children's a la carte menu.

CONDITIONS:
Pricing excludes special events and public holidays
Prices, times and menus are subject to change without notice.
Fees for credit card payments apply. Click here to learn more.
Delighted to assist with splitting bills upon request but this is limited to a maximum of four ways. 

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING SENIORS PRICING:
*$10 discount applies to seniors upon presentation of a seniors card when paying your account. Please note we do not automatically apply seniors discount unless guests present their seniors cards. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.