Melbourne, often heralded as the gastronomic capital of Australia, is a haven for culinary enthusiasts. In the midst of its vibrant food culture, for those with a discerning palate yearning for an unparalleled steakhouse journey, the CBD region boasts a hidden gem that not only stands out from the rest but promises an epicurean adventure that’s both rare and unforgettable
Bask in the unrivalled flavour of our Hanging Tenderloin, a mouthwatering blend of succulent beef tenderloin and flavourful rib-eye steak. Served atop a creamy cauliflower puree, accompanied by glazed baby tomatoes and fresh green leaves, and drizzled with a rich Madeira sauce. Its rarity and unique taste make it a must-try for steak enthusiasts
Considered the crown jewel of lamb cuts, our Lamb Backstrap is a harmony of taste and texture. Infused with hemp seeds, dressed in pomegranate molasses, and accompanied by sweet potatoes, green leaves & glazed tomatoes. This dish is a tribute to traditional Aussie cuisine, reinvented to perfection.
A rare treat found only in the highest - end Restaurants Relish the royal taste of our Wild Venison, sourced from the pristine forests of Southern Australia. Paired with sweet cherry tomatoes, caramelised baby carrots, and a cherry sauce that enriches every bite with a burst of flavour.
A True Aussie Delight - hard to find, but wonderful to taste Experience a slice of Australian heritage with our Emu fan-fillet steaks. Leaner than most meats yet rich in iron, this Aussie signature steak is served with pear mostarda, forbidden black rice, and an exquisite blend of Madeira and blackcurrant sauces.
From the depths of the forests to the vast plains of Australia, our signature dishes encapsulate the essence of fine dining. Whether it’s the slow-cooked Wild Boar with its sweet beetroot and prune sauce or the Forest Duck Legs marinated in coffee/brandy and paired with a green apple & cardamom sauce, we’ve curated a menu that resonates with both tradition and innovation.
Hanging Tenderloin: Paired with a creamy cauliflower puree, glazed baby tomatoes, and a sumptuous Madeira sauce, this dish is an ode to steak cooked to perfection.
Lamb Backstrap: Enhanced with hemp seeds, pomegranate molasses, and sweet potatoes, it’s an explosion of flavours in every bite.
EMU Fan-Fillet Steaks: Accompanied by pear mostarda, forbidden black rice, Madeira, and a tangy blackcurrant sauce, this dish encapsulates the essence of Melbourne steak restaurants.
Complement your steak with our range of sides, from traditional European salads to oven-roasted vegetables flambeed in Cognac. And for those who cherish a fine wine with their meal, our sommelier will be more than happy to suggest the perfect pairing from our extensive wine list. Elevate your steak experience with the following:
European Salads: Fresh, crisp, and seasoned to perfection.
Oven-Roasted Vegetables: Flambeed in Cognac for that added touch of extravagance.
Wines: Handpicked to complement the intricate flavours of our steaks from some of the best regions of Australia, including wines rarely found in Melbourne restaurants from Adelaide hills Clare Valley SA, Barossa, Mclaren Vale and Coonawarra
While we pride ourselves on being among the best steak restaurants in Melbourne CBD, our menu doesn’t end there. Dive into entrées like the “Triple Entrée Platter” with Aubergine Roulade and Venison Carpaccio. Or, explore house specialties like the slow-cooked Wild Boar or the flavourful Forest Duck Legs. And for those with an inclination towards seafood, the “Back in Black with Crab chowder and Caviar” or the Arctic Salad with our own inhouse salted salmon, is a must-try.
Are special occasions on the horizon? We have an exclusive Christmas function and buffet selection that caters to diverse palates. From garlic & chilli prawns skewers to the grandeur of dark chocolate cake with dark berries, it’s a celebration of food at its finest.
So, if you’re in search of the finest dining experiences in Docklands, with a hint of traditional European forest foods and a touch of à la carte magic, your quest ends here. Experience a realm where every bite tells a story, where every dish is a masterpiece, and where the legacy of great food meets innovation.
Join us, and let’s make every meal a memory. After all, Horn & Hoof isn’t just a restaurant; it’s a gastronomic journey waiting to be explored.