Allegro at The Westin Melbourne Reopens: A Fresh Take on Classic Favourites

Eat, Melbourne, Restaurants / 4 September 2023

Back in Action: The New Allegro

The buzz around town is real—Allegro, a Melbourne dining gem, is has reopened its doors. Nestled in the vibrant theatre district, this local star is ready to show off its revamped menu. Here, modern Australian dishes get a global twist, making each visit an adventure for the taste buds.

The Setting: Where Views and Food Mingle

So, what can you expect from this iconic spot? Well, the open kitchen lets you see chefs in action. Plus, an expansive outdoor terrace offers prime Collins Street views. As the weather warms up, dining among the treetops becomes a reality.

The Menu: A Journey Through Flavours

In charge of the kitchen is Executive Chef Apoorva Kunte. Kunte and his team don’t just cook; they craft experiences. Highlights include salt-baked Victorian beetroot tartare, Ora king salmon crudo, and Fraser Isle spanner crab. But it’s The Forbidden Apple, a captivating dessert, that steals the show. It’s a creamy blend of apple and brandy crèmeux, topped with dulce de leche and walnut pesto.

Drink Up: More Than Just a Wine List

A restaurant’s drink menu can make or break an evening. Thankfully, Allegro has you covered. Their list mixes traditional and innovative options, boasting local heroes like Shaw and Smith and Rob Dolan. Not a wine lover? The champagne selection includes big names like Moët & Chandon and Krug.

Before the Curtain Call: Pre-Theatre Specials

Located moments from the Regent Theatre, Allegro is a pre-show hotspot. With Moulin Rouge! The Musical making its return, Allegro rolls out a set menu at $65 per person. You’ll get sourdough, a main, sides, and a drink. Choose from options like grilled octopus or caramelised gnocchi. The menu is available from 5 pm to 7 pm, Wednesday to Saturday.

The Basics: How to Book Your Spot

Hungry yet? Book your table online or call 9635 2222. Located at Level 1, The Westin Melbourne, 205 Collins Street, Allegro is open for breakfast and dinner.