The Tilbury Hotel is located along Nicholson Street in Woolloomooloo. It’s a great place to grab drinks with a nice modern pub feel (they renovated a few years back) and now with new headchef Elton Inglis (formerly with Jamie Oliver and Ramsey), they deign to establish the Tilbury as a new dining destination with premium dining and ingredients :  its doing a great new menu and doing a fancy Moet Ice Champagne Bar on Fridays (5-7pm). $10 Moets. We drop in and attend a cooking masterclass with the chef courtesy of Stella Concepts.


Chef Elton Inglis lifted London’s Assiette Anglaise’s review score to the 12th top spot on Tripadvisor’s Restaurant Review rankings. Here’s a link to the review of Assiette in the independent (UK)tilbury-8

Scallops being dished out. Gotta say, these behind the scenes look into a restaurants kitchen are always great.tilbury-7

And here’s what you need to make a killer scallop dish. There’s not a lot of ingreidients there really.tilbury-5

All the goodies cooking away.


noob presentation of our dish. A for effort. Probably about a C for presentation. It tasted great – the power of fresh produce.


Elton’s dish – beautfiul presented – note the scallops are sitting on a slice of watermelon


Canapes. Mackerel rilettes on toast and crab arancini. The Crab Arancini is nice. We’ve been eating a few of these and these, along with the ones at Minsky and the ones at the Cottage are scrumptious. Just great eating.


Perfectly cooked Cootamundra Lamb Rump (nicely frenched) , Smoked Eggplant Puree, Broad Beans, Trussed Tomatoes and Persian Feta. Potatoes were amazing as were the lamb which was amazingly tender.


Belgian Chocolate Fondate. It oozes when cut. Quite happy with this.
If you’re looking for somewhere to grab a fine dining experience with great food and wine, have a look at the Tilbury. The dining floor on ground is really quite nice with a nice flow to the space that connects it to the outdoors. The $10 Moet offer is also one to take note of should you love your bubblies. They also do various lunch specials so check out their website for the deals.


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