Overlooking Melbourne’s best backyard, Persimmon offers a spectacular dining experience. The Persimmon team deliver an exciting menu with a focus on the very best seasonal produce. Persimmon is one of Melbourne’s finest lunch spots and will delight all food and wine enthusiasts.
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A Golden Age three course market lunch
Try our three course Chinese-inspired market menu designed weekly with the freshest ingredients.
$49.50 M / $55 A, excluding wines
$72 M / $80 A, including wines
Simple, high quality produce and premium coffee. The perfect venue for a casual lunch, or stop by to experience the skills of some of Melbourne’s finest baristas.
Inspired by A Golden Age of China: Qianlong Emperor, 1736–1795, try our Chinese specials of the day including braised pork belly, buns, noodles and more.
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Located on Level 1, Tea Room offers a modern interpretation of a timeless tradition. Macarons, éclairs and a delectable array of cakes and savouries, are all handmade by our team of talented pastry chefs.
Enjoy a relaxing break with an extensive range of teas in the Tea Room including Oolong and Buddha’s Tears tea to celebrate our exhibition A Golden Age of China: Qianlong Emperor, 1736–1795
Queen’s Birthday High Tea
Sun 7 and Mon 8 June 2015
Join us at the NGV Tea Room with head chef Nuno Gabriel to celebrate the Queen’s Birthday long weekend with a traditional high tea.
$63 M / $70 A
Crossbar Café provides a modern and bright area for you to take a break during your visit to the gallery. A view of the Yarra River complements the light snacks, coffee and beverages on offer.
Show your Shifting Gear ticket for a 10% discount off a coffee and pastry and receive a complimentary second coffee.