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Total Score

8.5
252 reviews
Recommended
(8.6)
Food
(8.6)
Service
(8.4)
Value for money
(7.7)
Atmosphere
(8.6)
Avinash Mahendran

dined on Fri, 15 Mar 2019

(10)
Delicious food, attentive service.

dined on Sun, 10 Feb 2019

(8)
Deftly crafted food, lots of lovely wood fired fish, seafood, meat and vegetables. A great space that seems popular with family groups/larger tables also.

dined on Thu, 7 Feb 2019

(9)
Food and service were great. Good vibe too, only complaint was there were lots of mozzies!

dined on Sat, 22 Dec 2018

(9)
Excellent staff and service - attentive without being excessive. Lovely food and went above to ensure we had the best taste experience. Nice wine by the glass selection. Enjoyed commitment to good Australian produce. Different to Estelle (certainly very southern clientelle), but beautiful dining area, if not a bit dark lighting-wise. Would recommend to impress on a special occasion.

dined on Sat, 15 Dec 2018

(10)
Fine dining showcasing amazing food and expertly handled by knowledgeable staff. Gorgeous interior, though not totally sold on predominantly bar seating for groups of two!
Michael Jones

dined on Mon, 10 Dec 2018

(7)
Great Atmosphere, great staff. Nicely balanced menue and wine list. Only issue and it spoilt the whole thing really was the "smoke obsession". Smoking coconut cream in the Ceviche and vanilla bean ice cream ruined both dishes and frankly the experience....too acrid and overpowering...just weird and too trendy/contrived.
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About Matilda 159 Domain

Open flames, hot coals, incredible local produce Matilda 159 Domain, located on Domain Road in South Yarra, is the newest venue for the celebrated Pickett and Co restaurant group. Incorporating the elements of earth, fire, nature, and water, Matilda features handcrafted timber tables, natural linen textures and an earthy colour scheme designed to create a feeling of comfort and warmth. Chefs Scott Pickett and Tim Young create a visual and sensory journey in their contemporary Australian menu, fueled by open fire, hot coals, and the best local produce. The use of different woods, smoke, charcoal, and fire takes the oldest form of cooking known to mankind, and explores how each enhances the flavour of the natural product. Awarded two Chef’s Hat by the Age Good Food Guide soon after opening, Matilda is refined yet relaxed enough to visit often. Join us for dinner and stay for a drink in Oscar’s Bar. Or for those special occasions, private dining and events are available in the Harrison Room and the Oscar Room.

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