Inspired by Woody Allen’s Oscar nominated film – Midnight in Paris – this Valentine’s Day the Middle Park Hotel transports you, and your love, to the dreamy city of lights. Indulge in a four course menu that includes artisan Moonlight Flat oysters, Chateaubriand Beef Wellington with Madeira sauce, croquette potatoes and Parisian salad and, to finish, champagne and wild berries with wicked,...
A winning brekkie
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, we all know it, and that goes double on Derby Day. So join us as we partner with Lavazza to host the Derby Day breakfast. Enjoy mouth-watering brekkie bites, heart-starting Lavazza coffee and, of course, Louis Roederer champagne. There are cornflower lapel pins for the boys, we’ve got your transfers to Flemington sorted and then, when the day is...
Welcome the coming of spring, and its beautiful bounty, by enjoying the finest Victorian produce at the Middle Park Hotel on Saturday September 10 and Sunday September 11. To support the Put Victoria on Your Table initiative, developed by the makers of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, the Melbourne Pub Group is pleased to support The Spring Graze at both the Middle Park Hotel and Albert...
a happy marriage
There’s an art to any successful partnership and to a magnificent marriage, well, there’s art and all manner of unseen magic. A blissful union of food and wine is the same. On Tuesday August 16 we’d like to invite you to a wedding, a marriage really, that of Bannockburn wines and a four course menu developed by our own Paul Wilson. To whet your appetite imagine together the truly intense and...
Weekend sweetener [recipe]
Make the long weekend even sweeter with this warming, comforting recipe for Upside Down Apple Tart, from Paul Wilson, inspired by the French tarte tatin. Quick tip: what’s most important is to get the caramel to the right stage, using a sugar thermometer will help. Ingredients Caramelised Apples: 1.5kg granny smith apples ½ litre apple juice 1kg sugar 1tbsp glucose 250g unsalted butter, sliced...
Queen's Birthday Queen package
There are two reasons to make the most of this long weekend. It’s somebody’s birthday – the Queen’s – and, more importantly, it’s the last official long weekend you’ll get until … Christmas! We’re here to help. Stay for two nights or more in, fittingly, a Queen room and we’ll come to the party with complementary breakfast for two each morning and late checkout. $159 per night twin share....
EAT DRINK SLEEP
For the fairer sex it’s Eat, Pray, Love … for the boys it’s Eat, Drink, Sleep. Get a pub meal, a pot and a pillow and enjoy the ultimate blokes night away, whether it’s for business or pleasure. Our Eat, Drink, Sleep package includes overnight accommodation in a Queen room, a pub meal, a pot in the bar and breakfast in the restaurant the following morning. Phone us on...
12 bucks is cashed up
With $12 in your pocket you’re cashed up at the Middle Park. Order from our autumn counter meal menu, in the public bar, at lunch and dinner every day … everything here’s 12 bucks. No. 1 - Florentine Smoked Haddock with warm poached egg, spinach and parmesan No.2 - Irish Stew Diced corned lamb shoulder with root vegetables, colcannon potatoes and white onion sauce No.3 -...
pork + pinot = perfect
If, like us, you adhere to the adage that too much pork is just about right we invite you to a very special dinner at the Middle Park Hotel on Tuesday 17 May. The William Downie Pork and Pinot Dinner is a four course Paul Wilson feast matched with carefully selected Pinot Noir from Victorian winemaker William Downie. Downie, a former Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine Young Australian Winemaker of...
Let’s face it, not all mums are the same so on Sunday we’ve found a way for you to treat your mum … no matter her flavour. Foodie Mum: Just for Mother’s Day we’re serving an Age Good Food Guide Dish of the Year, Mr Wilson’s warm poached egg with truffles, reggiano & soft polenta. Feisty Mum: We’re showing the MANNY PACQUIO fight in the public bar. Undercard from 11am,...
At a bar, face the door not just the TV. Better stories.– Esquire Eat Like a Man: The Rules
Ask for a recommendation; don’t always take it.– Esquire Eat Like a Man: The Rules
Sundays sound good
Give your weekends a smooth finish listening to Andrew De Silva in the bar. Very cool, very smooth, very Sunday afternoon. Sundays 5.30pm - 7.30pm.
It’s William’s wedding but it’s Diana’s menu. Of course we’re celebrating Prince William, and the soon-to-be Princess Catherine, but over the royal wedding weekend the Middle Park Hotel is serving Princess Diana’s menu. To celebrate the much-anticipated marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, consulting chef Paul Wilson is replicating the menu served at the private royal family dinner...
Every man should buy a round for an entire bar at least once in his life.– Rules to live by, Esquire.
Fridays are meaty
For everybody … but especially for the winner of our meat raffle. Every Friday night buy a pot of Boags and you’re in it to win it. And you’ll know by 8pm whether it’s you. But forget the ho-hum meat trays of old, we’ve taken it to the next level. Chef Paul Wilson has worked his considerable connections to source an A-grade selection of produce including Belted Galloway, Welsh Black,...
Beer is food. Wine accompanies food. Cocktails demand food.– Rules to live by, Esquire.
Great Good Friday
If Good Friday isn’t good enough the Middle Park Hotel can help you make it great. Burrow under our covers this Good Friday, April 22, for an indulgent inner-city escape. The MPH Easter Escape package includes champagne, strawberries and decadent dipping chocolate when you arrive, overnight accommodation, a lazy breakfast at the Middle Park Hotel on Saturday morning and a seafood feast at the...