Near, far, wherever you are, Melbourne Museum is setting sail on a culinary adventure of titanic proportions, blending the allure of history with the charm of high tea. This unique event, inspired by the legendary Titanic and its captivating story, is a nod to the “TITANIC: The Artefact Exhibition,” creating waves in Melbourne’s cultural scene. As you step into this immersive experience with exquisite delicacies and reliving the splendour and intrigue of the world’s most famous ocean liner. Relish in every bite and sip, feel as if you’re dining aboard the Titanic itself, with an experience so enchanting that your heart will surely go on.
EAT: A Taste of Titanic’s Luxurious Legacy
Imagine stepping into the early 20th century’s luxury, recreated at the Melbourne Museum’s high tea. French cuisine dominated the fine dining scene, especially on the Titanic’s ill-fated journey. The museum’s event captures this rich culinary era, showcasing French culinary skills combined with British produce’s finest elements.
Michelin-trained Executive Chef Keith Higginson has masterfully reinvented these classical dishes. The menu showcases the grandeur of the Titanic’s time. Guests can enjoy a variety of sweet and savoury treats, including confit salmon tartlets with an oyster emulsion and marigold dressing. They also offer poached Australian king prawns and an exquisite chicken, black truffle, and chive sandwich.
DRINK: Elevated Elixirs
The high tea experience shines brighter with a selection of beverages. Premium teas and expertly crafted barista coffee are available. The beverage list also features creative cocktails and mocktails. The ‘Rose’s Pearl’, inspired by Kate Winslet’s character in the Titanic film, is a notable addition. This cocktail perfectly complements the historical theme, adding a cinematic touch to the high tea.
PLAY: Encounter with the Past
Guests can also explore the Melbourne Museum’s broader offerings, including the TITANIC: The Artefact Exhibition. This exhibition showcases over 200 artefacts from the Titanic. It offers visitors a deep connection with the ship’s storied past.
A Journey’s End in Delight
This high tea at Melbourne Museum offers more than just a meal. It’s a historical journey, celebrating the Titanic’s legacy in a modern dining context. It runs from Monday, 18 December 2023, to Sunday, 14 April 2024. For more information and tickets, visit the Melbourne Museum website.