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Balik: barramundi, Turkish yoghurt soup, barley, chickpeas and lemon.
Tasting is believing at Tulum Restaurant where Turkish cuisine is given a fine dining makeover thanks to the revival of classical Ottoman dishes. Homed on Carlisle Street in Balaclava, Tulum is frequented by Melbourne foodies, enjoying a polished vibe where crisp whites and warm timbers are complemented by calming turquoise tiles, shaped like overlapping fish scales. Giving traditional dishes a flick of modern panache, a skilful team produces meals to make you salivate and mezze plates to graze over with friends. Savour a serve of sardines with pickled cucumbers, or lentil meatballs, cos lettuce and lemon jell; before a main share plate of lamb rump, cinnamon blood plum, mastic cream and samphire. For a sweet finish, try semolina helva, walnuts, pomegranate molasses and aubergine mousse.
217 Carlisle Street, Balaclava 3183 VIC - See Map
- Time Out Food Awards 2017
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Seats: 38 Chef: Coskun Uysal