My husband and I recently had the pleasure of a night out at The West End at Crown, the brand new destination for dining and entertainment in the heart of Melbourne.
Now here's the tip, check in on arrival at each of the West End venues using The West End iPhone app to access special offers and rewards. My offers for the night were 20% off all Cocktails at Lumina, and $15 Burger + Pint at The Merrywell. SCORE!
Typically starving after a long day at work we started our night at brand new restaurant The Merrywell. Its two international chefs have managed to capture the essence of the 'classic pub meal' and reinvent it to gastronomic pub perfection using the best of local seasonal produce. Walking past the mouth watering burgers downstairs, we headed upstairs to 'The Top of The Merrywell' where we sunk our teeth into a Seafood Tower followed by Soy Honey Rotisserie Duck for myself, and the Grandma Grecco's Chicken Parma for my husband. Not to forget dessert- Chai Creme Brulee topped with milk chocolate and served in the most fabulous little jar- yum! All washed down with a lovely red wine which I chose purely based on its name 'The Idiot' : ) Culinary comfort food at its best!
Next stop was the centre point of The West End- Lumia. The perfect place to indulge in a cocktail or two, check out the action on the adjacent gaming floor, and be mesmerized by the stunning crystal chandelier. Be sure to sample a signature Shrub cocktail.
Across the way from the Lumia I spotted The Common Room, filled with 12 TV screens it is the place to catch local and international sport action, live performances and comedy acts.
The final venue at The West End worth dropping by is Cotta. With a great Cafe feel it’s ideal for lunch or that caffeine fix.
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This giveaway closes 5pm on 27 July 2012.
ALSO, I want to announce a Nuffnang Network competition worth $2,000! You and a friend can WIN a trip to Melbourne to explore the West End and stay at the luxurious Crown Towers- flights, accommodation, meals and transport is all included. Amazing!!
Find all the details HERE.