an urban oasis in the buzzing heart of south yarra — enjoy our seasonal menu in a serene environment that brings the outdoors-in.

"Abacus Bar & Kitchen is a cafe concept that could and should be replicated and enjoyed all around the world.

It has embraced the 'all day dining' model with a breakfast menu that transforms into snacks and evening dining making it an option for any mood or customer. It also has a fully licensed drinks list and al fresco seating to suit the late afternoon Aperol spritz while people watching as one of Melbourne's busiest strips passes you by.

All of this inside one of Melbourne's best interior spaces, Abacus provides a casual dining experience to remember.

The food is good and honest, it has broken out of the traditional mould for opening hours, the customer service is elevated, sustainability is deeply rooted in their ethos and it's a design-driven space that you want to be in. These business characteristics harmoniously work together and the success of them shows in the lines of people waiting for tables to enjoy a meal here."

- future food

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mon - wed: 7am - 4pm

thu - fri: 7am - late

sat - sun: 8am - late

brunch

sourdough toast ve

8

sourdough / multigrain / fruit / gluten free

free range eggs on toast v

12

poached / scrambled / fried

candied fruit & nut clusters ve

18

caramelised nut clusters, maple, coconut, sunrise lime, raspberry sorbet

avocado & pumpkin croquettes v

23

avocado, pumpkin croquettes, goats feta, black bean, charred corn, tomato, onion, egg

miso glazed eggplant ve v

26

miso glazed eggplant, lemon thyme polenta, whipped tofu, natrutium

blue swimmer crab crumpets

24

sourdough crumpets, blue swimmer crab, asparagus, cod roe hollandaise, egg, fingerlime oil

hand-rolled linguine v

24

fresh nori linguine, aplhinton mushrooms, wakame butte, avruga caviar

geelong lamb shoulder

32

slow-cooked shoulder of saltgrass lamb, onion soubise, burnt butter, lamb sauce

zucchini & pickled peach salad ve v

22

marinated somerset zucchini, pickled golden peach, cashew labneh, black rice, almond gazpacho

port phillip bay snapper

34

snapper fillet, swimmer crab macaroni, prawn head jus, chilli oil

gippsland beef cheek

40

braised cheek of gippsland angus, horseradish puree, smoked marrow, parsley, black garlic

snacks

freshly shucked oysters

4.5 / 5

natural / lemon verbena

smoked mozzarella & jalepeno croquettes (3) v

12

wild leaf & herb salad ve

10

wild leaf and herb salad, blood orange, capers, radish

hasselback potato v

10

hasselback potato, sour cream, yarra valley caviar

sweet

lemon tart v

12

short-crust pastry, lemon custard, burnt meringue

sourdough crumpets v

12

holy crumpets, jam, butter

pear tart v

12

poached pears, almond cream, creme fraiche

coffee

white / black

4.5

filter - single cup

5

filter - bottomless cup

7

sous-vide coffee (cold)

7

iced coffee

7

iced latte

6

cold drinks

freshly squeezed orange juice

8

house-made lemonade

7

lemon myrtle iced tea

8

iced chocolate

7

mount warning sparkling water

9

snacks

freshly shucked oysters

4.5 / 5

natural / lemon verbena

tivolo rd sourdough, whipped butter v

4

marinated olives, citrus, rosemary ve

8

scamorza & jalapeño croquettes (3) v

12

garden

koo wee rup asparagus, aged parmesan cracker, black garlic, pangratto v

22

miso glazed eggplant, lemon thyme polenta, whipped tofu, nasturtium ve

26

wild leaf and herb salad, blood orange, capers, radish ve

10

heirloom dutch carrots, seaweed butter, hazelnut ve

10

hay smoked mash potato v

10

ocean

port lincoln octopus, oyster emulsion, yuzu kosho, chilli

24

roast hokkaido scallops, mooloolaba king prawns, green goddess, chicken butter

30

port phillip bay snapper, spanner crab macaroni, prawn head jus, chilli oil

34

paddock

paroo kangaroo tartare, lemon myrtle aioli, native spiced savoury doughnut

22

geelong lamb shoulder, onion soubise, burnt butter, lamb sauce

34

braised cheek of gippsland angus, horseradish puree, smoked marrow, parsley, black garlic

40

gippsland angus flank steak, chimichurri, kipfler

34

dessert

hunted & gathered chocolate marquise, drunken sponge, smoked caramel ice-cream v

16

peanut butter parfait, caramelised banana, bondi blue vodka marshmallow v

16

spiced pumkin meringue pie, candied macadamia v

16

selection of artisanal victorian cheeses, quince jelly, lavosh v

24

whites

2018 heroes sauvignon blanc

13/60

otways, victoria

2019 luna wines chardonnay

13/60

tamar valley, victoria

2020 vignerons schmolzer & brown riesling T

14/65

king valley, victoria

2020 mada wines pinot gris

14/65

bendigo, victoria

2018 lethbridge wines il modo bianco

14/65

lethbridge, victoria

reds

2018 yal yal rd pinot noir

14/65

mornington peninsula, victoria

2020 coulter sangiovese

13/60

beechworth, victoria

2019 in praise of shadows touriga/graciano

13/60

mclaren vale, south australia

2017 inkwell cabernet shiraz

13/60

mclaren vale, south australia

2019 reed ‘knife edge’ shiraz

14/65

grampians, victoria

rose

2020 the wine farm rose

14/65

gippsland, victoria

sparkling

NV range life prosecco

11/55

king valley, victoria

2021 cullen wines rose moon pet. nat.

70

margaret river, west oz

2015 caledonia australis ‘umbra’ blanc de blancs

90

leongatha, victoria

cocktails

wattleseed espresso martini

20

wattleseed vodka, martyr coffee, mr.black cold drip liqueur, agave

lamington martini

20

bondi vodka, macadamia liqueur, coconut milk, vanilla, dark chocolate

winter spritz

16 / 38

prosecco, mandarin, orange, soda, bitters

kakadu smash

20

23rd st hybrid whisky, kakadu plum, lemon, mint

lemon myrtle margarita

20

byron bay lemon myrtle, tromba tequila, orange liqueur, lime, pepperberry salt

rosella rosita

20

tromba reposado tequila, adelaide hills bitter orange, sweet vermouth, rosella, bitters

macadamia sour

20

macadamia, aquafaba, lime, chocolate bitters

davidson plum tea

25

beenleigh rum, lychee liqeuer, earl grey, lime, davidson plum, ginger ale, liquid nitrogen

beers

moon dog 'mack daddy' dark ale

10

preston, victoria

stone & wood pacific ale

10

byron bay, new south wales

colonial draught

10

port melbourne, victoria

stomping ground pale ale

10

collingwood, victoria

gin & tonics - australian distilling co.

melbourne gin

14

light tonic, saltbush

sydney gin

14

coastal tonic, fresh coriander, orange sherbet

brisbane gin

14

dirty tonic, fingerlime

perth gin

14

coastal tonic, lemon myrtle

adelaide gin

14

tonic no.8, lavender, lemon

geelong gin

14

light tonic, eucalyptus, raspberry

383 Chapel St, South Yarra

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