How do you win a coveted Chef’s Hat award? Combine the best ingredients with a talented kitchen run by a great chef and you are well on the way.
The Argus Dining Room, Bar & Lounge sources from the Argus Kitchen Garden, with fruit, vegetables and rare breed beef and lamb from the Hotel’s own farm. Even breakfast is an experience in the sun-drenched Conservatory.
Enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the charming Conservatory each morning from 8am to 10:30am. The Conservatory opens out to all day sun, and is elegantly furnished with soft cushioned banquettes, comfortable cane chairs and hanging pendulum lamps.
The Argus Bar & Lounge
The Argus Bar and Lounge is a stylish space that is perfect for pre-dinner drinks and snacks. Sink into deep club chairs and sofas and enjoy a selection from the extensive wine list. Indulge in a sublime cocktail mixed by experienced bar staff. The Argus Bar & Lounge also offers a bar menu perfect for casual dining under the iconic arches, or in the light-filled conservatory. Open for lunch from 12pm - 3pm daily and dinner from 6pm till late (Mon & Tue) for the Argus Bar & Lounge.
The Argus Dining Room
Awarded a Chef’s Hat in The Age Good Food Guide 2015 and included in Gourmet Traveller’s Top 100 Restaurants of 2015, The Argus Dining Room serves Modern Australian cuisine with an emphasis on regional produce.
Enjoy a fresh, seasonal menu that features produce grown in the onsite Argus Kitchen Garden as well as rare breed beef and lamb from the owners’ nearby farm 'Vale Hill' in Smeaton.