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Campari House

23-25 Hardware Lane
Melbourne CBD VIC 3000
Tel : +61 3 9600 1574
Fax : +61 3 9600 1591
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Cuisine: Italian
Price Range: $$$$
License: Fully Licensed (no BYO)
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Campari House has been brilliantly rejuvenated creating a fantastic four-level hospitality experience reflecting Melbourne's diverse restaurant and bar culture. Ideally located on iconic Hardware Lane, the ground floor 80 seater restaurant offers a fresh and innovative modern Italian menu and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cocktails and share plates can be enjoyed on Level 2 Lounge or head to the rooftop for some pretty good pizza.

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Hardware Lane, Melbourne CBD.

Campari House is a unique city venture that reflects Melbourne’s diverse restaurant and bar culture. The interiors are a melange of vintage and contemporary furnishings swathed across the four varying precincts of the building. Fittings and furnishings from the original 1968 edifice have been carefully salvaged and reused throughout. Original timber has been restored to make the chic bar, antique light fittings have remained along with other historical trinkets whilst modern artwork graces the stairwell. The Campari restaurant is on the ground floor, level one contains the function space, level two has a lounge and finally the top level features an open-air roof top bar.

The ground floor restaurant offers a fresh and innovative modern Italian menu open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Items are seasonal and reflect rustic sensibilities with contemporary flair. All pasta, breads, flavoured salts and infused oils are made in house. Dine on the likes of duck liver pate with mandarin preserve and toasted bread for entree followed by a main course of squid ink fettuccine, Morton bay bug tails, shallots, dill and lobster cream. There is a refined list of gourmet pizzas available as well as unique dessert options including house made tiramisu.

Campari house is a unique city function venue with four versatile precincts that cater for social and corporate events. The main function room on level one caters for 80 sit-down, 150 for cocktails and 24 boardroom style. The chic lounge area boasts stained glass private booths for intimate meetings or can be hired for a cocktail soiree for 150 guests. The Rooftop can also be hired for an exclusive cocktail party accommodating 130 people.

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Arancini of veal ragu, peas, tomato fondue | $14.00

Fried goat’s cheese, beetroot puree, ciabatta | $14.00

Lamb skewers, spiced eggplant, pine nuts | $16.00

Pulled smoked eggplant, grilled bread | $10.00


Porcini & leek risotto, spinach, truffle oil | $24.00

Lobster bisque risotto, seared scallops, prawns | $27.00

Crumbed veal, red peppers, capers, olives, lemon | $26.00

Confit chicken, parsnip, sage stuffing, black cabbage | $28.00


Chocolate nemesis, sour cherries | $12.00

Vanilla yoghurt Panna cotta, poached peaches | $12.00

Crumble of the day, clotted cream | $12.00

Cheese board | $22.00

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white wine selection

Yealand Estates ‘Baby Doll’ Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Marlborough NZ
bottle | $42.00
glass | $9.00

Trout Valley Reserve Pinot Gris 2012 Nelson Bay NZ
bottle | $48.00
glass | $10.00

Brokenwood Semillon 2011 Hunter Valley NSW
bottle | $55.00
glass | $11.00

Te Mata Estate ‘Zara’ Viognier 2009 Hawkes Bay NZ
bottle | $77.00

red wine selection

Kilikanoon ‘Killermans Run’ Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 Clare Valley SA
bottle | $55.00
glass | $12.00

Watershed Sangiovese 2010 Margaret River WA
bottle | $54.00
glass | $11.00

Tyrrell’s ‘Lunatiq’ Shiraz 2007 Heathcote VIC
bottle | $72.00

Yarrawood ‘Tall Tales’ Pinot Noir 2010 Yarra Valley VIC
bottle | $55.00
glass | $10.00

sparkling wine selection

Dog Ridge Moscato NV Multi Regional, VIC
bottle | $40.00
glass | $8.00

Ashman’s Brut NV Hunter Valley NSW
bottle | $38.00
glass | $8.00

Chandon Brut NV Multi Regional VIC
bottle | $63.00
glass | $11.00

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut NV Reims FRANCE
bottle | $105.00

dessert wine selection

The Escarpment Hinemoa Riesling 2009 Martinborough NZ
bottle | $50.00

Te Mania Ice Wine Riesling 2010 Nelson NZ
bottle | $56.00
glass | $11.00

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Beautiful restaurant, such a nice ambiance. Had such a great night on your rooftop and in the lounge. Thank you to all the fantastic staff!!review  24/05/2012

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Restaurant Specials

Easter specials and events
EASTER | Hop to the Top Shelf this Easter at Campari House! Visit our Lounge Bar or Rooftop to order any of our basic spirits and we’ll upgrade you to one of our premium brands from the top shelf! Breakfast available in our laneway Restaurant every day 9am- 1pm Rooftop open from 2pm each day Bookings available on 03 9600 1574 or

May specials & events
TASTE & TIPPLE: Ron Fraser, wine aficianado & founder of Chapman Grove Winery hosts a blind tasting of Cabernet Sauvignon from two of Australia's most reputable regions, Margaret River & Coonawarra. Take your guess on where you think each wine is from! Includes Cabernet Sauvignon tasters matched with Campari House signature canapes. Bookings essential. Purchase your tickets now |

Winter specials & events
MAMMA GOT SOUL! Every Saturday night 8pm - 3am | Resident DJ | Free Entry | Late Night Bites | Private Booths | For bookings please call 03 9600 1574 or email

All Year Round Specials/Events
Looking for a unique adventure for your next celebration? Try our safari supper, experience 3 venues in one night. Begin your night at Terra Rossa (Flinders Lane) with a glass of sparkling & tapas selection, moving on to Mr Mason (Collins St) for a 2course meal - main & dessert, in our French inspired restaurant. Finally finishing your evening at Campari House (Hardware Lane), enjoy a specially designed cocktail in a private booth in our beautiful & sassy Level 2 Lounge. $95 per person.
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All Year Round Specials/Events
ESPRESSO LUNCH Mon - Thurs, 12.00pm-3.00pm Your choice of main course $18 includes a schooner of James Boags Draught, house wine, coffee, or soft drink Available in the restaurant & rooftop *Menu changes weekly For bookings please call 03 9600 1574 or

Restaurant Features
Bar / Wine Bar
Function for 100-300
Function for 50-100
Function for over 300
Historic Building
Late Night Dining
Outdoor Dining
Private Dining Area
Suitable for Functions
Suitable for Groups of 10
Suitable for Product launches

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