New Zealand’s famed Botswana Butchery has opened an opulent three-level restaurant in Victoria
25.05.2022

New Zealand’s famed Botswana Butchery has opened an opulent three-level restaurant in Victoria

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WORDS BY SIDONIE BIRD DE LA COEUR

Renowned for its opulent yet relaxed dining experience, New Zealand favourite Botswana Butchery is bringing its luxe meat- and seafood-focused offering to Melbourne.

Opening earlier this week, Botswana Butchery invites you to three levels of dining that includes sunken dining rooms, large feature staircase, plush booths and long marble-topped bars. Serving you delicate dishes that are unique to the Melbourne venue, Botswana Butchery is the perfect place to enjoy dinner, a long lunch or just to grab a drink at the cocktail bar.

The key takeaways

  • Renowned New Zealand restaurant Botswana Butchery has come to Melbourne
  • Showcasing the best in local cuisine, their menu platforms the best beef, game, seafood and regional wines
  • It’s located on Flinders Lane in Melbourne’s CBD

Keep up with the latest food and booze news across the region here.

Helmed by Culinary Director Angel Fernandez, who brings extensive experience to the kitchen from his previous role as Culinary Director at Dante NYC, the menu at Botswana Brewery is all about showcasing the very best local produce from both Australia and New Zealand. Their signature dish is the four-hour slow cooked Whole Roasted Roaring Forties Lamb Shoulder – a dish so tender that it’s served with both a fork and a spoon.

From their delicious meat, game and seafood to their extensive wine menu, the menu at Botswana Butchery also showcases extremely high quality beef, ranging from sublime grass-fed Cape Crim Select, Blackmore’s wagyu all the way to the pure beefiness of the CopperTree Farms 1.6kg Tomahawk.

With a list of over 1000 wines, sourced from local Victorian and New Zealand winemakers, Botswana Butchery provides its guests with a welcoming and relaxed dining experience in a premium atmosphere.

Botswana Butchery Melbourne opens today! It’s located on the corner of Flinders Lane and Exhibition Street, with entrances on Flinders Lane and via Collins Place. For more information, and to check out the menu, head here.