Opening Hours


Monday – Sunday
8am – 4pm



Thursday – Saturday
5pm – 10pm



650 Little Bourke Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000


T: 03 8899 6219
E: [email protected]




Higher Ground

Housed in a heritage-listed powerhouse, Higher Ground is an all-day dining destination located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Six connected levels wrap around the perimeter of the original brick building to create a suite of intimate tiered platforms. An evocative, inventive, and highly curated menu offers guests the very best that Melbourne has to offer.

    • All Day Menu

      • Sourdough or Fruit Toast

        seasonal preserves, butter

      • Coconut Bircher

        mango, goji berries, cacao nibs, thai basil

      • Ricotta Hotcake

        maple syrup, seeds and grains, cream, seasonal berries, flowers

      • Biscoff Waffle

        macadamia, charred pineapple, gingerbread cream, vanilla

      • Eggs on Toast

        poached, fried or scrambled


      • Sambal Scrambled Eggs

        coconut roasted chilli, cauliflower, house made flat bread

      • Seasonal Tomatoes

        stracciatella, black pepper, caramel, focaccia

      • Nduja on Toast

        salsa verde, salted ricotta, shallots, fried duck egg

      • Kale and Broccolini Salad

        miso, almond hummus, avocado, poached egg, puffed rice

      • Avocado on Pretzel

        whipped riccota, broad beans, lime dressing, seed cracker

      • Spanner Crab Benedict

        poached eggs, nori hollandaise, smoked salmon roe, sea herbs, english muffin


      • Seared Salmon

        spring peas, passionfruit, preserved lemon

      • Local Snapper

        milk bun, chermoula, red cabbage, mojo verde, jalapeno

      • Harissa Cauliflower Salad

        couscous, mint yoghurt, persian feta, pumpkin dukkha

      • Miso Oyster Blade

        fried egg, zucchini, kipflers, sherry vinaigrette

      • Slow Cooked Pork

        burnt onion, brussel sprouts, jamon serrano, roasted garlic butter


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  • Snack

    • Toolunka Estate Olives

    • House Cured Kangaroo Pastrami

    • Heirloom Zucchinis, Romesco

    • Smoked Tomato, White Anchovy, Toast

    • Spanner Crab, Toasted Brioche, Avocado, Smoked Chilli

    • Truffled Polenta Chips, Rosemary Mayo

    • Pulled Pork Croquette, Apple Mustard Jam

  • Smaller

    • Smoked Salmon Belly

      salted cucumber, whipped cod roe

    • Beetroot & Spiced Ricotta

      orange, wasabi

    • Grilled Cabbage

      macadamia, preserved lemon, fresh peas

    • Kingfish Crudo

      ponzu, mandarin, popcorn, tagarashi

    • Local Mussels

      marjoram, nduja, sourdough

    • Main

      • Flank Steak

        housemade mustard, bitter leaves truffle dressing

      • Duck Breast

        brussel sprouts, kale, kaiserflesh, whiskey

      • Jerusalem Artichoke Flatbread

        mojo verde, radish, smoked yoghurt

      • Roasted Dory

        kohlrabi, caper butter, green peppercorns

      • Wagyu Tenderloin MB6+

        onion tarte-tatin, bone marrow, sherry & thyme reduction

      • Lamb Shoulder

        sweet potato, sumac glaze, smoked yoghurt

  • Sides

      • Fried Kipflers

        parsley, garlic

      • Butter Lettuce

        spring onion, house vinaigrette

      • Asparagus & Mozzarella

        smoked almonds

      • Dutch Carrots

        burnt lime, persian feta, hazelnuts

      • Shoestring Fries

        spiced salt

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Host Your Event at
Higher Ground

Available for birthdays, work functions, weddings, holiday gatherings, and more, Higher Ground is the perfect space for your next event.

Whether you’re planning an intimate or extravagant experience, we have the capabilities to turn your vision into reality.

Elegance. Energy. Innovation.

The six-level destination offers a unique and comprehensive experience unlike any other. The interior design features a rich and tactile palette, combining terrazzo, cork, steel, stone and solid timbers to define and anchor each setting. With dishes crafted to make use of the best local ingredients, Higher Ground’s award-winning cuisine, specialty coffee and signature cocktails offer a truly immersive experience from morning through to the evening.

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