Saturday, November 8, 2014

The Town Mouse - Carlton, Victoria

Exploring Carlton...

Nora - 156 Elgin Street, Carlton (03) 9041 8644

Baker D Chirico - 178 Faraday Street, Carlton (03) 9349 3445

Market Lane Coffee - 176 Faraday Street, Carlton (03) 9804 7434

Dinner at The Town Mouse...

Vice & Stormy - Coffee, Cigarettes & Rum with Ginger, Yuzu & Bitters 14

Milk curd, fried bread, broccoli, chicken & lavender jus 9

Veal tartare, soured cream, horseradish, ginger & celery 15

Skate wing, globe artichoke cream, broad beans, oyster, fennel & bay leaf 23

Duck breast, pickled cherries, turnip, cavolo nero & gingerbread 35

Caramelised cauliflower, yoghurt, lemon & vadouvan 11

Heirloom kales, slow cooked egg, quinoa, comté & mustard 20

Buttermilk poached pear, walnut, caramel, roast chocolate & pear sorbet 15

Long black 3.5 and Caffe Latte 4

Verdict? A little surprisingly, the vegetarian offerings (milk curd, cauliflower, and kale) were our favourite dishes of the evening. The flavours of the meat courses were nice enough, though lacked the wow factor. But with a vibrant atmosphere and attentive staff, The Town Mouse certainly makes for a sophisticated yet relaxed venue for a drink and a bite, or two.
Time and date of visit: 6.30 pm Saturday 18 October 2014

312 Drummond Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia (03) 9347 3312
Open for dinner Monday to Friday from 5.30 pm and for lunch Friday to Sunday from midday

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