Tuesday to Friday 7-2pm Sat 8-1.30pm
CREAMY OATS - $14.90
Creamy oats served w seasonal fruits & maple
FRUIT TOAST (2) - $9.90
served with butter.
BREAKFAST WAFFLE - $19.90
w butterscotch & banana, & maple bacon
EGGS: (GF on request)
BENEDICT - $18.90
Poached w champagne ham, hollandaise.
FLORENTINE - $16.90
Poached w baby spinach, hollandaise.
ROYALE – $19.90
Poached w smoked salmon, dill hollandaise
LOADED AVOCADO - $21.90
crumbed & served on sourdough w heirloom tomatoes, roquette,
Meredith’s goat’s cheese & a poached egg.
VEGAN PATTIE STACK (GF, V, VE) - $21.90
Sweet potato rosti, chickpea patty, topped w pickled beetroot & carrot,
smashed avocado, roquette & sticky balsamic served w vegan mayo.
Add poached egg $2.90
MAKE YOUR OWN – eggs on toast $12,
Tuesday to Friday 10-2.00pm Saturday 12-2pm
CURRY OF THE DAY - $23.90 (GF on request)
Our Chef’s own spice blends served w coconut rice & yoghurt. Ask our waiter for today’s selection.
HOUSE PASTA - $23.90
Freshly cooked pasta w chargrilled vegetables tossed through a tomato Napoli sauce & finished w Meredith’s goats cheese & roquette
– add chicken for an extra $6
CLASSIC TOASTED CLUB SANDWICH - $12.90 (GF on request)
Grilled bacon, tomato, tasty cheese, chicken breast, avocado, toasted & finished w lettuce & mayo
Add chips $17.40
NOURISH BOWL - $21.90 (GF)
Thai Chicken marinated in coconut & chilli served w a salad of julienne veg, shredded cabbage & bean shoots finished w a hint of fresh coriander.
SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN BURGER- $22.90
Our ever-popular Southern fried crispy chicken w bacon, grilled pineapple, fresh cos lettuce finished w chipotle sauce & chips (can be GF, just ask)
TOASTED TURKISH – $12.90 Ask our waiter for todays varieties freshly toasted. Add chips $17.90
BEETROOT & GOATS CHEESE TART - $16.90
served w a pear, parmesan & roquette salad w sticky balsamic drizzle.
ESSENCE PIES - $19 beef & shiraz or chicken & creamed leek served w tomato relish, chips & salad
CHUNKY SAUSAGE ROLL - $16 – served w chips & salad & Essence tomato relish
SOUP OF THE DAY - $12.9
served w hot toast & Tatura butter
All the usual Small - $5
Large - $6.2
Syrups: Caramel, Vanilla & Hazelnut - 60c
Extra shot - 60c
Soy, Almond, Oat & lactose free - 60c
Our great choc syrup with marshmallows - $5.6
White Hot Chocolate - $5.6
Latte in a glass - $5
Latte in a mug - $5.6
Tea drop & Tea Associates local tea served in a pot: English breakfast, Earl Grey, Chai, Peppermint, Green, Lemongrass & ginger, or local teas – Sassy, Bendigo Billy, Ginga, Parisian grey. $5
Chocolate, Strawberry, Vanilla, Caramel, Banana, Lime, Coffee Lrg $6.9
Iced Coffee, Iced Chocolate or Iced Mocha
Strawberry w house made yoghurt, skim milk, ice cream & frozen strawberries for extra chill OR Banana & honey with house made yoghurt, ice cream & nutmeg $7.9
Troppo w pineapple, watermelon, raspberries, orange & lemon ice OR Berry nice - strawberries, raspberries, blueberries raspberry sorbet & ice $7.9
Wines by the glass:
Great Northern Crisp lager $7 (Mid strength)Cascade light $6, Carlton Dry $7, Little creatures Pale Ale $8 Local Pale Ale (Heathcote) $8
Cider: Harcourt Pear or Apple $9
ESSENCE HIGH TEA
Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 1pm
Traditional English high tea
A selection of our finest hand crafted petite sweets, freshly made scones w jam & cream & finger sandwiches.
Served w teapot tea, coffee or fruit cocktail
French charcuterie style high tea
A selection of our finest cured meats, local cheeses w fresh fruit, marinated & char- grilled vegetables, Chef’s selection of petite savoury tarts & fritters, served w sweet potato fries & aioli.
Drinks - teapot teas, coffee or fruit cocktail
Half and Half
A selection of both styles English & French to be shared between minimum of 4 people.
Served w teas, coffee or fruit mocktails
Tuesday to Friday $45 per person
Saturday $55 per person with a complimentary glass of wine on arrival.
Please note all bookings for high tea require 24hours notice & if you have dietary needs you must book 48hours in advance to allow our chefs to specially prepare your food.