Top Spots in Melbourne for Your Truffle Fix This Season

Eat, Melbourne, Restaurants / 4 July 2023

As winter rolls in, Melbourne becomes a hotspot for all things truffle.

These earthy delights, known as ‘black diamonds’ of the food world, are popping up on menus all around town. Here’s a list of where you can get your truffle fix this season.

Sunday Brunch with a Twist at NOMAD

Visit NOMAD this July to try out their truffle-infused brunch, available every Sunday. Head Chef Josh Moroney suggests kicking off your morning with baked eggs and smoked mushrooms, a dish that brings out the best in truffles.

A Season of Truffle Events at Mister Bianco

In Kew, Mister Bianco is holding a series of truffle-themed events. Whether you’re just getting into truffles or are a seasoned fan, you’ll find cooking demos, dinner events, and even a truffle farm visit to suit your fancy.

Il Bacaro’s Winter Special: Truffles & Feathers

Il Bacaro is adding a truffle twist to its menu from 3 July to 26 August. Their Truffles & Feathers series showcases local truffles from Subdus and birds from Aurum Poultry Co., with dishes changing weekly. It’s a cosy way to enjoy winter’s favourite flavours.

The Queen Vic Market’s Truffle Treats

The Queen Vic Market has a treasure chest of truffle-infused products to explore. Plus, they’re offering an Ultimate Truffle Tour where you can learn about truffles and try lots of truffle-infused treats, from cheeses to honey.

Unusual Pairing at Audrey’s

On 7 July, Audrey’s is serving up a truffle and seafood dinner. It’s a unique combo that’s bound to impress, and they’ll have wine to match each course.

Taxi Kitchen’s Annual Truffle Dinner

Book a table at Taxi Kitchen’s Annual Truffle Dinner on 23rd August. The event promises a 5-course truffle-focused menu, expertly paired wines, and the chance to meet the truffle dogs.

Truffle Burger at Betty’s Burgers

If you’re after something more casual, try the new truffle burger and fries at Betty’s Burgers. It’s a fun and easy way to enjoy truffle season with friends.

Yakikami’s Winter Truffle Season Menu

Yakikami in South Yarra is offering a special truffle menu for the season. This includes dishes like A5 sirloin aburi sushi with truffle, and Wagyu bresaola with truffle and chestnut cream.

There you have it, a compilation of some of the best truffle experiences Melbourne has to offer this winter. So whether you’re keen on a casual truffle-inspired burger, a fine dining extravaganza, or even a hands-on truffle hunt, there’s something in the city for every truffle enthusiast. Don’t miss out on this limited season and the opportunity to enjoy these unique and earthy flavours. Happy truffle hunting, Melbourne!