ESSENCE ON EXHIBITION AT MELBOURNE MARRIOTT
Melbourne, Victoria

Essence on Exhibition Restaurant radiates with character with 180 degree views of the Melbourne CBD. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the menu offers exquisite Modern Australian cuisine with an excellent selection of wines. Essence embraces the best of Victoria's local seasonal produce to create inspired dishes from traditional to modern. There is a clever blend of sophistication and casual elegance that attracts all types of diners from corporate meetings to family holiday makers. Explore modern and contemporary cosmopolitan cuisine in one of Melbourne's most popular hotels Melbourne Marriott Hotel today
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General info

Address:

92-106 Lonsdale St,
Melbourne Marriott
Melbourne CBD VIC 3000

Suburb:

Melbourne CBD

Contact:

Cuisine:

Modern Australian

Price Range:

$$$$ ~ $$$$

License:

Fully Licensed (no BYO)

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DETAILS

Essence restaurant embraces contemporary decor, with floor to ceiling windows allowing views over the bustling CBD, polished jarrah floorboards and an open plan kitchen, combining to create a warm and distinctive ambience. Elements Bar, offers the perfect place for an after work beverage, whether it is to relax or to entertain potential business clients. Together with the use of neutral tones, natural elements and the ambience of the fireplace, come in and unwind and enjoy a peaceful drink. The Espresso Bar is open 7-days a week, morning to late.

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With stunning floor-to-ceiling windows, Essence Restaurant at the Melbourne Marriott Hotel capitalises on its central corner location offering sensational street-views to diners. In keeping with its aim to impress, the restaurant's design boasts a contemporary flair – decorated in hues of chocolate and finished with comfy suede-back chairs and banquettes.

Chef Clinton Jackson, formally of the Surfers Paradise Marriott, heads the kitchen at Essence, offering a succinct menu studded with the restaurant's signature dishes. A roasted beetroot salad, plated with walnuts, caramelised shallots, fetta cheese and a honey-thyme vinaigrette is tangy and flavourful, while a seafood stack for two comes highly recommended, displaying both hot and cold servings of Western Australian prawns, steamed New Zealand mussels, freshly shucked oysters, blue swimmer crab, Tasmanian salmon and salt and pepper calamari. Steaks are sourced from local Victorian farms and are served in a delicate pepper rub with perfectly cut chips on the side. The crispy-skin salmon, said to be Essence's star dish, impresses with its sweet manuka honey soy dressing, crunchy asparagus and kipfler potatoes. The wine list features a good selection of wines by the glass, with a focus on Victorian and Western Australian varieties, while a range of premium champagnes and Australian sparkling are available for celebrating.

Desserts are a highlight at Essence and its hot chocolate fondant served with an orange salad and sorbet certainly makes a mark in any foodie's culinary conscience. This dish has been a firm favourite at Essence since and after just one mouthful, it is easy to understand why. If diners are rushing to get to a show, a theatre menu is also available in two- or three-course express options, while sharp service ensures that your opening curtain will not be missed.
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Specials & Events

This restaurant has not scheduled any event.

Functions

FUNCTION MENU
MAX SEATING
90 pax

Features

Accommodation available
Bar / Wine Bar
Breakfast
Function for 50-100
In a 4 or 5 Star Hotel
Late Night Dining
Suitable for Pre Theatre
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