Best Known For

Five-spice duck pancakes, hoisin, cucumber and coriander.

About The Peacock Den

Sip, share and indulge at The Peacock Den on Forest Road in The Basin and celebrate the sophisticated nature of this awe-inspiring bird in stylish surrounds. Creating an ideal vibe for wining and dining in Melbourne's outer East, inside is dominated by a huge stuffed peacock sitting proudly as the bar's centrepiece, mirrored in aqua and blue colour tones throughout. With plenty of cosy nooks to enjoy a romantic vino and shared plate with someone special or catch up for after-work drinks with friends, pull up a chair and delve into garlic prawns in terracotta and sourdough. Wrap your hands around a pork belly bao bun, corn and coconut puree and Thai chilli jam, or perhaps Southern fried chicken, BBQ sauce and Kewpie; finishing sweetly with chocolate marquise and Orange Pekoe tea ice cream.

Location & Map

381 Forest Road, The Basin 3154 VIC - See Map

Features & Facilities

Payments Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, Eftpos

Seats: 36   Chef: Gareth Elstob  

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Opening Hours

Mon  Closed
Tue  Closed
Wed  5:00:PM - 10:00:PM
Thu  5:00:PM - 10:00:PM
Fri  5:00:PM - 11:00:PM
Sat  3:00:PM - 11:00:PM
Sun  12:00:PM - 10:00:PM

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Member Reviews (17)

Sazoaks

carole45978

MichellePage

Amazing
We’ve recently moved to the area from Caulfield and absolutely love the peacock den. Delicious food and wine, local and carefully considered produce. Just delicious.

Sandyjackman

tamara43984

The best food ever
food here is so tasty. Amazing flavours and creative dishes.

nicole75793

danny66715

Excellent venue

diana50325

Beautiful food and place, perfect for adult serenity
By far my fav ‘go to’ spot!!
Thanks for all the amazing food and well needed parent mental health time!
Perfect for a date night ??
Tried to replicate the prawns at home - and failed... gotta keep going back for more ??! Love ‘The Basin’ Cocktail too ??

tess86049

Beautiful food and beautiful place

janine45263

Great food, awesome staff.

wendy59011

Elegant but friendly wine bar in the outer burbs
Wonderful atmosphere, small venue serving excellent wines and delicious food. Friendly staff and chef - we miss the venue but are still enjoying the yummy food as date night takeaways.

brianna43720

samantha47451

Pure heaven
If you ever need to unwind, escape from reality or celebrate something special all you need to do is walk in the warm doors of the Peacock Den and enjoy their heavenly menu with the spectacular wine list. Each menu item will transport you across the world from the pork bao which will take you to China or the saganaki that will take you to Greece all while somehow reminding you of this beautiful country is a unique experience that should not be missed

jess55496

Always fresh and fabulous real food, catering for food intolerances.

david59390

Beautiful food and atmosphere

dannielle26008

danny66715

Fantastic!