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.
Our relaxing breakfast room is located on the rear terrace of the original hotel building and opens out to all day sun. Elegantly furnished with soft cushioned banquettes, comfortable cane chairs and hanging pendulum lamps, The Conservatory offers a cooked to order menu every morning.
The Argus Bar & Lounge
The Argus Bar and Lounge is a stylish space that is perfect for pre-dinner drinks or to unwind with a coffee and a good book in front of the open fire. Sink into deep club chairs and sofas and enjoy a selection from the extensive wine list or indulge in a sublime cocktail mixed by experienced bar staff
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.
Our extensive wine selection, handpicked by sommelier Jeremy Shiell features boutique wines from small-scale, family owned farms and growers expressing wine of terroir with minimal interventions or additions.