Phone: (03) 9690 9211
After-work drinks (wine and canapes): 9/10
Restaurant dining experience: 6/10
J has become quite a regular at Walter's Wine Bar. Popping by for after work drinks, he is always impressed with the selection of wines they have on offer. The food that we had was unfortunately not as impressive as their wine list.
Cabernet & Blends Wine Flight 3 x 60ml $23A half of 3 Cabernet Blends from 3 wonderful regions in Australia
Entree: Olives & bread $12
Entree: Roasted Hervey Bay Scallops with prosciutto, chilli and garlic butter $26Main: The wine bar beef & pork burger, gruyere cheese, green tomato pickle, baby cos, fries and aoili $29
Main: Orange and cardomom glazed half roast duck with fondant potato and cherry sauce $42
The highlight of the meal was the duck. Although it was slightly over cooked, the flavour combinations were beautiful. The luscious pieces of sweet cherry contrasted deliciously with the rich and amply salty and tangy glaze. The portion size for this main was incredibly generous. It was literally half of a whole duck so the descriptions on the menu were by no means a spin on the truth.
Fish wrapped with filo pastry on a bed of tabouli $38
The fish was delicious and perfectly cooked. And that tabouli was simply the best I have ever had.
300g “Pure South” grass fed porterhouse, hand cut chips, red wine butter, pepper sauce 45
The steak was slightly overcooked. In terms of taste, it was incredibly ordinary.