Rich & Rare
Rich & Rare is a stunning contemporary steak and seafood restaurant surrounded by lush greenery on the ground floor of the Garden Pavilion in West End's premier dining and shopping precinct West Village.
Customers can take a seat in the covered garden terrace, the sleek timber indoor dining space, where the walls are lined with leather booths and banquettes, or in the bar area which overlooks Boundary Street and is great for people-watching.
No matter where you sit you'll be treated to some of the finest steak and seafood in town. made from top notch produce, cooked to perfection and presented on bespoke tableware.
Snacks, perfect to accompany a pre-dinner drink, include artisan sourdough with bone marrow butter; smoked spiced beef savoury tart; wagyu bresaola; or burrata with pink peppercorn oil and black flake salt.
Seafood lovers can indulge in oysters (natural, champagne vinaigrette, wagyu kilpatrick or cucumber ice - salmon roe, lemon balm and yuzu); caviar or a seafood platter for two.
Entrees include woodfired beets (goat curd, hummus & black garlic puree); yellowfin tuna crudo (avo wasabi, buttermilk & green oil): steak tartare (yolk, horseradish, sesame crackers); beef tataki with ponzu and king prawns with chilli and mandarin.
From the selection of Large Plates (which come with a complimentary classic side dish) there's the likes of market fish with smoked salmon roe, miso butter and pickled kohlrabi; swordfish steak with baby water cress, parsnip and charred baby leek; truffle mushroom spaghetti; or whole live lobster with lemon butter dressing, finger lime and 2 side dishes.
The comprehensive steak menu is a meat-lover's dream with a 'from the grill' section that includes eye fillet, scotch fillet, 600g rib or dry aged sirloin on the bone or T-Bone MB4+; and a wagyu selection that includes wagyu flank, sirloin; rump cap or flat iron Australian wagyu; eye fillet, strip loin or rib cap A5 Japanese wagyu MB12+; and wagyu tomahawk MB5+.
All steaks come with a choice of sauce (beef jus, chimichurri, mushroom, peppercorn or bearnaise) and a complimentary classic side (kipfler potatoes, green leaf salad or green beans) whilst extra R& R sides include bone marrow mash (recommended), mixed tomatoes with basil and stracciatella, creamed spinach or mac and cheese.
Delicious desserts include Rum Baba cake, Tonka Bean creme brulee and coconut panna cotta, otherwise finish with a selection of one, two or three cheeses served with lavosh, muscatels and quince. Can't decide what to order? Then Rich & Rare has a choice of two delectable banquets -the Drover's Delight or Wave & Wagyu.
Rich & Rare also has an impressive and comprehensive wine list, designed to perfectly complement the menu, as well as premium whiskeys, cocktails and beer.
Good to know - Great value lunch specials such as crab spaghetti, steak frites and wagyu burger are available seven days a week from 11am-5pm.
Need to know - Rich & Rare is located at the Boundary Street entrance of West Village. There is plenty of free undercover secure car parking via the driveway entrance off Mollison Street.
Image credits: Scallops, lobster and steak pics by Markus Ravik, supplied by Rich & Rare.
Rich & Rare
97 Boundary St