Chef Andrew McConnell and architect Pascale Gomes-McNabb's unique combination of excellent food and interior design took this city by storm (Moon Under Water, Cutler & Co., Supernormal, etc.). Cumulus Inc. is a case in point. Described as an 'eating house and bar' rather than a restaurant, this is a welcoming and relaxing place to enjoy McConnell’s widely acclaimed food.
Cumulus is set up for your every whim – breakfast, lunch or dinner? No problem. Just want to read the paper with a coffee? Fine. A few drinks at the bar? Glass of wine? Upstairs at Cumulus Up. Go for it.
Start with the Full English (including farmhouse slab-bacon) and your day is off to a no-fail start. We call it "giving yourself a fighting chance". Or if you are in later take advantage of the staff's exceptional knowledge of the everchanging menu and let them suggest the perfect selection of oysters, charcuterie, salads and comestibles, fish, meat, cheese and deserts.
The space is clean and bright, with the kitchen on display behind a white marble bar and high industrial windows collecting light from Finders Lane. And from visual entertainment to the variety of charcuterie on offer, it’s places like this of which Melbourne has to be proud.
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