The Wayside Inn; a new pub dining experience based on the simple concept of well prepared food using quality ingredients served with plenty of cold beer on tap and a small but interesting wine list.
Nestled in-between Southbank and South Melbourne, the Wayside offers a relaxed, informal bar to enjoy a counter lunch or a cold beer; a dining area perfect for enjoying a delectable dish; and a leafy courtyard made for lapping up the afternoon sun. If you have a special occasion or function coming up, the Wayside can cater for that as well.
Our chefs are dedicated to providing an accessible dining experience where technique and quality are uncompromised. Our produce, with the support of our suppliers is sourced from all over Australia and New Zealand and their commitment to quality is unyielding. The partnership with our suppliers is paramount in delivering a consistently outstanding product to our customers.
Upstairs at the Wayside, we have an intimate function area. The area is designed to suit events of all shapes and sizes; from a sit down lunch or dinner to a casual stand up affair. It boasts a very tasteful indoors, its own bar with Trumer Pils on tap and, best of all, a rooftop deck with views of Melbourne's fine city.
FRESHLY SHUCKED OYSTERS, CHAMPAGNE VINEGAR
|Claire de Lune||4.8|
|Merimbula Luke (N.S.W)||3.8|
|Coffin Bay (S.A)||3.8|
|Wayside Mixed Half Dozen||24|
|Wayside Mixed Dozen||44|
Moonlight Flat Oysters, Clyde River, Batemans Bay, New South Wales
Moonlight Flat Oysters cultivate a number of oyster varieties with names as interesting as their taste. Moonlight kisses, Clair de lune and En Surface are some of our favourites. Each oyster style bears a unique, shape, size and flavour. Their philosophy is to produce the freshest possible hand selected oysters and deliver them direct from the farm.
Moonlight Flat is located on the estuary of the beautiful and pristine Clyde River near Batemans Bay, New South Wales, where the mixing of fresh water from the mountains into the salt water of the sea produces a superb and unique oyster. We are privileged to have an ongoing partnership with owner/director Steve Feletti to supply these unique oysters.
TO START OR SHARE
|Artisan cured meats & crispy treats||26|
|BBQ Tiger prawns, romesco, fennel & orange||22|
|Wagyu beef & jalapeno croquetas||12|
|Yellowfin tuna, avocado, coriander, verjus||18|
|Duck liver parfait, sour cherry, brioché||15|
|Fried whitebait, roast garlic, paprika & tartare||12|
|Home made terrine, red onion jam & toast||15|
|BBQ Cuttlefish, green papaya & coconut salad||18|
|Padron peppers, pecorino & sesame||12|
|School prawns, lemongrass, chilli & coriander||12|
|Seared beef, pickled onion, parsnip & watercress||15|
|Gin cured salmon, beetroot & soda bread||16|
|Jerusalem artichoke & clam chowder||18|
|Ceviche of white fish, citrus, fennel & dill||16|
|King Salmon fillet, apple & watercress salad, hazelnut vinaigrette||34|
|Moroccan shellfish hotpot||32|
|650g Gippsland Chateaubriand, seasonal roast vegetables, red wine sauce||110|
|½ Milawa free range chicken, mash, bacon, mushrooms & jus gras||34|
We have committed to offering premium cuts, of selected products, slow cooked in our rotisserie cabinet each day. Rotisol S.A have been making rotisseries, like ours, in Chelles on the outskirts of Paris, France since 1954. From this beautiful machine chef is able to offer an additional item for $38, each day, from the following;
|Cherry Tree Downs organic lamb|
|Western Plains pork|
RED GUM WOOD FIRED PREMIUM AUSTRALIAN BEEF
|250g Sirloin, grass fed, Castricum brothers, Gippsland (VIC)||38|
|400g New york strip, 18 days dry aged, grass fed, O’Connor farms, Gippsland (VIC)||54|
|300g Scotch fillet, grass fed, Castricum brothers, Gippsland (VIC)||38|
|200g Tenderloin, grass fed, O’Connor farms, Gippsland (VIC)||38|
|500g Rib eye, grass fed, Castricum brothers, Gippsland (VIC)||48|
|200g Eye of scotch, grass fed, Castricum brothers, Gippsland (VIC)||38|
|200g Bavette, F1, 300 day grain fed, MS 5+, Rangers Valley, Glen Innes (NSW)||32|
|400g Rump, F1, 400 day grain fed, MS 6, Sher Wagyu, Ballan (VIC)||48|
|320g Scotch 'Black onyx’, 300 day grain fed, Rangers Valley, Glen Innes, (NSW)||55|
|250g Rump cap 'Black onyx', 300 day grain fed, Rangers Valley, Glen Innes, (NSW)||36|
|1.4kg Rib eye, F1, 400 day grain fed, MS 7, Sher Wagyu, Ballan (VIC)||140|
All served with a mixed leaf salad and your choice of Béarnaise, Pepper or Bordelaise sauce, Roquefort butter, horseradish or mustards.
|Black pudding, sweet corn puree, apple salad||15|
|Devilled kidneys, mustard mayonnaise||12|
|BBQ oxtongue, apple & Kohlrabi remoulade||15|
|Lamb’s fry, caramelised onion, bacon & mash||22|
|Eggplant, chickpea & tofu hotpot, chilli & coriander||24|
|Zucchini & ricotta fitters, green goddess||12|
SALADS & SIDES
|Parsnip, celeriac & potato dauphinois||10|
|Roast pumpkin, quinoa & pomegranate salad||12|
|French fries, aioli||9|
|Wayside Inn salad||8|
|Hand cut chips||8|
|Apple, cabbage & mint salad||8|
|Broccoli & freekeh salad, buffalo mozzarella||10|
|Honey roasted baby carrots, hazelnuts||12|
|Heirloom tomato & goats curd salad||12|
|Spring Greens, golden raisins, pinenuts||12|
BEER ON TAP
Trumer Pils, Mountain Goat Steam Ale, Two Birds I.P.A, Carlton Draught, Vale Dark lager,
Two Birds Golden Ale, 4 Pines Hefeweizen and Dr. Pilkingtons apple cider
BEERS IN BOTTLES
Hargreaves Hill Extra Special Bitter, Stone & Wood Lager, Little Creatures Pale Ale,
White Rabbit White Ale, Mountain Goat Hightail Ale, 3 Ravens “Dark Smoke” Beer,
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Brooklyn Lager, Bridgeport I.P.A. and many more.
BEERS TO SHARE
Little Creatures Bright Ale (640ml)
Mountain Goat Rare Breed (640ml)
Melbourne Bitter (750ml)
Dr. Pilkingtons Apple Cider (on tap).
Pipsqueak Best Cider.
2 Brothers 'Gypsy' pear cider.
Kopparberg Swedish cider.
Sherry ........................................... La Goya “Delgado Zuleta” Manzanilla (Spain)
Pimms .......................................... Pimms No 1, Lemonade, Dry Ginger, Summer Fruits, mint
Aperol Sour ....................... Aperol, Lemon Juice, Gomme Syrup, Peach Bitters
Cosmopolitan ................... Smirnoff Citrus, Cointeau, Cranberry, Orange Bitters
Margarita ............................. Tequila, Cointreau, Lime Juice, Salt Rimmed Glass
Espresso Martini .............. Coffee, Smirnoff Vodka, Kahlua, Gomme Syrup
Gin Martini ........................... Westwinds “Sabre” Gin, Noilly Prat
Whiskey Sour ................... Jim Beam, Lemon Juice, Gomme Syrup, Orange & Angostura Bitters
Bloody Mary ...................... Smirnoff Vodka, Tomato Juice, Worcestershire, Tabasco, Lemon Juice
EAU DE VIE
Courvoisier VSOP Cognac, France
Hennessey XO Cognac, France
Tariquet VSOP Armagnac, France
Chateau du Breuil Fine Calvados, France
Our wine list is constantly evolving and being refined to suit the kitchen’s food offering. To ensure that our balanced list has something to suit everyone’s taste and budget, we’ve carefully selected a range of local and international delights that compliment our food offering perfectly. Be sure to ask our wait staff to recommend a wine to suit your dish.
We have over 15 wines available by the glass and carafe.
Wine by the glass from $8
Carafes from $27
Bottles from $35