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La Poêle

9.5/10
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412 High St, 3181 Windsor (VIC)See map

Average price $80

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Meet the Chef

Owner and head chef Jaysen, is a culinary artist who has created artistic dishes with constant affection to his menu. His passion and devotion have taken him around the world. Early in the new Millenium, of the year 2000 head chef Jaysen started his career in a 5-star hotel in the pearl of the Indian ocean in the lands of the country Mauritius. He decided to take on the culinary challenge to taste, experience and derive from all different styles of food and cultures around the world. Working for more than 10 years overseas and for 5 years on the seas one of the biggest and famous cruise ships Celebrity Cruises, having excelled in a French Fine Dining restaurant Jaysen headed for Melbourne to be part of one of the best steak restaurants in Australia, The Steak Ministry Bar & Grill. Shortly after deciding to put his full experience, knowledge and life experiences from all over the world into a restaurant in the refined suburbs of Windsor, Melbourne. Jaysen opened up a spot to indulge within his wisdom of the culinary world and to share with everyone to taste part of his own creation

Restaurant menu

Chef Jaysen Veerapen
  • Average price $80
Southern Rock Lobster Bisq
$22
Flambe with Hennessy cognac Cognac cream, crispy sourdough, Lobster, chargrilled baby corn and dill
Moreton Bay Bugs
$24
Pan seared Bugs deglazed with chardonnay, Finished with a garlic chili butter sauce. Green salad
Lemon Myrtle Calamari
$23
Squid ink tapioca & lemon myrtle mayonnaise

Dietary options

Gluten free

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Foie gras
Rissotto
Duck breast
Peach signature dessert
Desert
Moreton Bay Bugs with salad

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Reviews

9.5/10
Excellent278 reviews
9.7/10

Food

9.5/10

Service

9.3/10

Ambience

9-10

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  • Mel T.

    5 December 202112 reviews

    10/10

    Always a delightful meal here and the Tiramisu is a masterpiece and worth visiting for this alone ????

  • Susie M.

    4 December 20212 reviews

    10/10

    Always consistent, great food service and has lovely cosy atmosphere.

  • Ian G.

    2 December 20212 reviews

    9/10

    Excellent food and very good service. Small & concise for good atmosphere. Felt like you were in Europe for a couple of hours!! Highly recommended.

  • Dave w.
    Dave w.

    2 December 202123 reviews

    10/10

    Great food, very good service, pleasant vibe, French music, what’s not to like?

  • Meredith D.

    26 November 20213 reviews

    10/10

    Sensational local restaurant. Quiet, with great French bistro ambience. Highly recommended. Don't skip the desserts - the chocolate mousse was not too heavy - and I am not usually a chocolate fan.

  • Michael H.

    25 November 202175 reviews

    10/10

    Great food. Lobster bisque was a winner and the bug risotto was just as good.

  • Dayle P.

    20 November 20212 reviews

    8/10
  • Robyn G.

    20 November 20212 reviews

    10/10

    A fabulous Restaurant, staff are very friendly & attentive, great ambience. Food was amazing & a good selection of wines. Definitely recommend going to La Poel. We will be back.

  • Kristi B.

    17 November 20211 review

    10/10

    Highly recommend,

  • Sarah S.

    13 November 20212 reviews

    9.5/10

    First time to this restaurant. Will definitely go again. Delicious French/Mediterranean food. Excellent service. Very highly recommended

  • Rebecca F.

    12 November 20211 review

    5.5/10
  • Monica W.
    Monica W.

    12 November 20211 review

    7.5/10
  • Mel T.

    7 November 202112 reviews

    10/10

    Food was delicious as was the atmosphere. Enjoyed dinner with a few friends and was the perfect night

  • Christina M.

    6 November 20211 review

    10/10

    An absolutely wonderful little gem. Highly recommend anyone on the hunt for a beautiful bit of cuisine. Will definitely go back and take some friends.

  • Paul M.

    5 November 20211 review

    10/10

    The delicious food is so beautifully presented and thier excellent staff are attentive and engaging from the monent you walk in. Must have desserts!

  • Chris E.

    4 November 202126 reviews

    7.5/10
  • Dave w.
    Dave w.

    4 November 202123 reviews

    10/10

    Third or fourth visit and quality is consistently great. Can’t understand why this restaurant is not booked out all the time

  • Maria Q.

    2 November 20212 reviews

    10/10

    Lovely meal and service

  • Rachel C.

    29 October 20213 reviews

    10/10
  • Kyle P.

    26 October 20215 reviews

    10/10
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Opening time

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
05:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Wednesday
05:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Thursday
05:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Friday
05:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Saturday
05:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Sunday
05:30 PM - 09:30 PM

How to get to the restaurant

412 High St, 3181, Windsor (VIC), Australia

Public transport

Tram

Directions to get there

Street Parking

Melbourne South East, Port Phillip, Prahran, Windsor

About the restaurant

La Poele was created with courageous ambition for a modern European restaurant for Melbournians and travelling guests to indulge and explore with their taste buds from all around Europe. The restaurants’ name has been derived from the French language with the meaning of “ frying pan “ being La Poele.

With extreme attention applied to detail and creativity, not only for the Menu but also for the 3 dining areas , fully licenced Bar and Wine Selection to accommodate for our loving guests being created in late 2019 for all to enjoy and remember their experience in our private modern restaurant at La Poele.

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