Station Hotel

A Monday night catchup with friends. Destination - Station Hotel.

Address: 59 Napier Street, Footscray, VIC 3011
Website: http://www.thestationhotel.com.au/

Opening Hours

Monday - Sunday: 11.00am till late (kitchen opens at 12pm)

What we ordered:

  • House made falafel w Middle Eastern relishes
  • 250g Sher Wagyu (VIC) 450 day grain fed Wagyu X Holstein rostbiff
  • Mash
  • Creme brulee
  • Bread and butter pudding
  • Creme caramel with poached strawberries and almond dentelle

The experience

Station Hotel; one of the most dependable places I know of when it comes to great steak. Located just a few steps away from Footscray station, this place is easily accessible by those living on the west side.

Station Hotel: Business Card

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Jock’s Ice Cream & Sorbets

After an absolutely delicious dinner in sweltering heat, we decided to go to Jock’s for some ice cream.

Address: 83 Victoria Avenue, Albert Park, VIC 3206

Opening Hours

Monday - Sunday: 12.00pm - 10.00pm

What I ordered:

  • Baked apple ice cream in waffle cone

The experience

Home made with quality ingredients, Jock’s Ice Cream & Sorbets serves some of the best ice cream in Melbourne.

Jock's Ice Cream & Sorbets

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Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm

After having tasted most of the wines and ciders, it was finally time for some strawberry sweets!

Address: 244 Shands Road, Main Ridge VIC 3928
Website: http://www.sunnyridge.com.au/

Opening Hours

November to April: daily 9.00am to 5.00pm
May to October: weekends 11am-4pm
Closed: Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday

What we ordered:

  • Strawberry sorbet; made on site
  • Devonshire Tea; two freshly baked scones served with strawberry jam and a helping of double thick cream, accompanied by your choice of tea or coffee.
  • Belgian Chocolate Fondue; a bowl of melted Belgian Chocolate and a plate of extra large succulent strawberries for dipping.
  • Sunny Ridge Strawberry Temptation; a parfait glass spilling with strawberries, Sunny Ridge farm-made strawberry ice cream and sorbet, topped with lashings of whipped cream and strawberry syrup
  • Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta; home-made, creamy vanilla bean panna cotta topped with marinated strawberries and a dollop of extra thick cream

The experience

The first thing we noticed when we arrived at Sunny Ridge cafe was the crowds; families filled benches, countless people lining up and even families standing to one side eating home-made Sunny Ridge sorbets and ice-creams.

Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm: entrance

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