felt restaurant



felt restaurant

felt, a dining in Melbourne treasure 

Located on the ground floor of Hotel Lindrum, felt has built a reputation as one of the best Melbourne restaurants to dine in. felt restaurant serves delightful, seasonal fare in a charming, intimate environment, where quality and service are sophisticated, yet unassuming. Dining in Melbourne is always something special at Hotel Lindrum. 

Named after the green ‘felt’ lining on top of the hotel’s famous billiard table, this Melbourne restaurant cleverly combines modern day furnishings within a historical Melbourne landmark. Intimately seating up to 40 guests, felt Restaurant is the perfect setting for your next Melbourne function or dining occasion. It is one of Melbourne locals go to spots for 'restaurant with a view Melbourne'. 

Our exciting new Winter menu is designed for sharing by our Chef Connor Min.  Each dish reflects his passion for exceptional and locally sourced produce and allows our guests to have the opportunity to take their time and try a little bit of everything.

felt Melbourne fine dining menu downloads


Monday to Friday from 6.30am to 10.30am
Saturdays & public holidays from 7.00am to 11.00am
Sundays from 7.00am to 11.00am

Closed. Private or group bookings welcome

Monday to Saturday – 6.00pm until late

High Tea
Saturday  & Sunday – 1pm until 4pm

Best Restaurant, Melbourne CBD

Who said the best restaurant, Melbourne CBD can't be inside a hotel? 

Hotel Lindrum covers all of the bases, offering the best restaurant with a view Melbourne can boast and some of the best food of any restaurants Melbourne provides its guests. 

High tea, special functions and more make all other Melbourne restaurants with a view pale in comparison! A specially crafted menu and expertly staffed restaurant is the key to the becoming one of the best restaurants Melbourne offers.  

Enjoy locally produced, fresh food from a menu that combines tradition with contemporary updates.  

Fine dining restaurants Melbourne: Hotels

Every respected Melbourne hotel has a nice dining venue. The search for the best fine dining restaurants Melbourne has to offer, thus, should start right there. Many travelers do exactly that upon arrival: visit the bar and the restaurant within the hotel. Normally, five-star hotels have exquisite menus and special offers, and might be open to specific dietary needs. If you are, say, vegetarian or vegan, you will wish to look those up first.

The Lindrum Hotel is among them. Lindrum’s Felt restaurant is located on the ground floor, seats up to 40 guests (in a private setting) and is accessible from all of the suites. Healthy courses, gluten-free and vegan dishes are only a small part of its offer. Felt serves small, medium and large plates, a fine selection of desserts, finest wines, imported and Australian beers and cider.

The Lindrum 5 star hotel Melbourne has been constantly voted on of the most-loved Melbourne CBD hotels, not least because of Felt.

Some samples from the felt restaurant dinner in Melbourne menu 

National and international, Felt’s dishes are served with style and adhere to all specific requests. Among the best-loved courses for dinner in Melbourne are as follows:

  • Manchego cheese and jalapeno croquettes
  • Chargrilled corn cob, manchego and lime salt
  • Pork and shitake mushroom dumplings, Asian herbs, with soy chili dressing
  • Duck liver parfait, pedro ximenez, pickles and brioche toast
  • Asparagus, Yarra feta, candied beetroot and farro
  • Gamekeepers chorizo, heirloom tomato, sherry caramel and mustard cress
  • Karaage chicken ribs and crispy onion miso mayo
  • Salmon carpaccio, roe and remoulade emulsion
  • BBQ beef short rib, kimchee and apple slaw
  • Truffle duck ragout with hand-cut pappardelle, tomato confit and pecorino romano
  • Wild mushroom ricotta ravioli, pecorino and crisp sage
  • Slow braised pork belly, Asian slaw and peanut crumble
  • Grill (Australian pasture-raised meat sourced from local farmers, served with red wine and roasted kipfler potatoes)

Desserts include various cheesecakes, jellies, panna cottas, chocolate mousses, and seasonal cheeses served with lavosh, grapes and fig jam.

As you can see, there is a good reason why Felt is among the best-loved Melbourne restaurants. Add a glass of the finest red to the list, and you will get the exact idea of a perfect dinner.

Felt also serves breakfast, again, in line with all dietary requests. From fresh fruit to omelettes to muesli to bread, the restaurant chefs always make sure that all guests get a perfect meal.

Best Places for Dinner in Melbourne 

Melbourne hotels deals are varied, and often include special dining benefits. Check with your selected hotel for additional info, as offers come in many shapes and sizes. Here are some of the best places for dinner in Melbourne. 

If you prefer dining out, you will find many other convenient venues, both in the CBD and elsewhere in the city. Large or small, flashy or secluded, they all exude an air of originality. It’s Melbourne we’re talking about, after all!

Many communities have made it what it is today, and it is only natural that they have brought their recipes with them. Today, these culinary gems add to the city’s diversity, and tourists love fine dining restaurant Melbourne that mix exotic and local ingredients. Albeit, Australia is well-known for its local beers, Melbourne also pours some of the finest beers from around the globe.

On top of 5-star hotel Melbourne restaurants, numerous other dining venues are cherished by the locals and tourists alike. In Melbourne, you will find everything from “pay as much as you think you should” restaurants to high-end luxurious dining venues that are booked weeks in advance.

Unsurprisingly, romantic hotel Melbourne dining is among couples’ favourite activities. Nearly all Melbourne hotels offer in-room service, as well as private restaurant hires. Back to the Lindrum Hotel, these offers cover a wide array of occasions, including the following ones:

High Tea at Felt restaurant

High Tea service includes an assortment of ribbon sandwiches with seasonal fillings, served with freshly baked scones with organic jam (Jam Lady Jams) and clotted cream, macarons, petite pastries and afternoon cakes. The offer includes guests’ choice of 15 different T2 loose leaf blends and Padre espresso coffee.

High Tea is served every Saturday/Sunday from 1pm to 4pm. For groups of 20 or more people, Monday to Friday bookings are also available.

Early Dinner at Felt restaurant

The offer includes a six-course dinner for at least two people. The service is available for bookings at 6.00 pm at Felt restaurant.

Menu: pork and prawn dumplings with Asian herb salad and sauce, slowly braised crispy skin pork belly on onion sage puree with port jus, Manchengo cheese and sweet corn croquettes, Duck liver parfait and Pedro Ximenez jelly, pickled cauliflower, cornichons and toasted brioche, pretzel-dusted fried calamari, spaghetti with ancho chilli aioli, and a trio of house-made sorbets.

Memorable celebrations at Felt restaurant

The Lindrum 5 star hotel Melbourne offers the exclusive use of the Felt restaurant for special celebrations. All kinds of festivities are welcome: birthdays, anniversaries, various social gatherings... You name it, Felt will deliver.

All celebration packages are fully customizable — designed to fit guests’ specific requirements. The available options include, but are not limited to: two and three-course dinner, cocktail parties, degustation menus with matched wines, luxury accommodation extras and high tea celebrations. Hotel Lindrum is particularly popular for its bridal- and baby shower celebrations.

Fine dining restaurant Melbourne

There is many a fine dining restaurant Melbourne. Take a walk around the city or ask the hotel staff or even locals for specific recommendations. Keep in mind that Melbournians are friendly and welcoming people, so don’t be shy. 

Private dining rooms Melbourne: felt function room

felt restaurant provides a stylish and contemporary setting for private dinners, birthday celebrations, cocktail soirees, intimate engagements and weddings in Melbourne. For all of your most intimate occasions, the best private dining rooms Melbourne has are at Hotel Lindrum. 

With capacity to cater for up to 40 guests in a dinner setting or 50 for a cocktail style event, felt restaurant’s chic yet cosy ambience creates a warm and inviting atmosphere. Make an impression dining at one of the best Melbourne restaurants with an exclusive invitation to a private function in felt restaurant.  Allow our chef to create an exciting menu to impress even the most discerning food critic. Alternatively, you can view felt restaurant's meetings and events menus below.

Flinders Street Restaurants 

Flinders Street is one of Melbourne's best locations for dining, shopping, and more. Flinders Street Restaurants offer many international cuisines along with fusion style dining. You can enjoy almost any food you could dream up just beyond the walls of Hotel Lindrum. 

Walk just steps to a number of nationally recognized restaurants or, if you prefer convenience with superb dining options, nothing beats the dining within Hotel Lindrum. 

Best Restaurants Flinders Lane 

The best restaurants Flinders Lane hosts can all be found in one convenient, historic and well-loved location: Hotel Lindrum. 

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Click here to make a  restaurant reservation or event inquiry or call +61 3 9668 1111.

With the staff at this fabulous restaurant always striving to ensure their customers believe that felt is one of the best Melbourne restaurants to dine in, you can rest assured that your dining experience will be second to none.