274 Barkly Street Brunswick, Victoria 305603 9387 6079
|Opening hours||Mon-Sat 7am-5pm; Sun 8am-5pm|
|Features||Vegetarian friendly, Gluten-free options, Licensed|
|Prices||Moderate (mains $20-$40)|
|Payments||Diner's Club, eftpos, AMEX, Visa, Mastercard|
Wide Open in name and nature, this converted warehouse has floorspace to burn - plenty of pram parking and a coffee roastery out back. Come for the brew but stay for the winning food. A special of gently perfumed kedgeree pops with mustard seeds, turmeric and cherry tomatoes beneath a pink slab of house-smoked trout; a standout dish of roasted portabello mushrooms atop a smear of garlicky skordalia is gloriously offset by smoky almond shards, currants and crunchy cauliflower. Unflustered staff whizz by with towering fish-finger sandwiches and great wodges of salted caramel slice.