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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

Links

https://www.facebook.com/thetilburyhotel

 http://tilburyhotel.com.au/
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