Christmas and New Year Opening HoursSaturday, 23rd November, 2013
Builders Arms Hotel will be open throughout the festive season.
The Bistro will be closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day, reopening on Friday 27 December 2013 from 12.00pm.
Moon Under Water will closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day, reopening on Friday 27 December 2013 at 6.00pm.
New Year’s EveThursday, 21st November, 2013
Book a table in Moon Under Water or the Bistro and join in our New Year’s Eve celebrations. Champagne and cocktails will be on the ready, as will local friend Maxwell, turning lo-fi funk and soul on vinyl in the Public Bar.
Reservations from 6pm. 9417 7700 or email@example.com
We look forward to welcoming in 2014 with you!
We’ll be open from midday on New Year’s Day too.
Spanish Wine DinnerWednesday, 11th September, 2013
In November Moon Under Water presents what we think are some of the most thrilling wines coming out of Spain today along side some very, very exciting food.
There’s a genuine surge of youth and energy in the current Spanish wine scene – more and more people are working organically, farming low yielding, high altitude sites and making wines of freshness, purity and excitement.
Join us for incredible sherries, skin fermented whites, reds from Madrid and five delicious courses to match. November 19 7pm, $180.
Gourmet Traveller AwardsThursday, 29th August, 2013
Congratulations to our Sommelier Campbell Burton who has just won Sommelier of the Year at the 2014 Gourmet Traveller Awards. As they noted “His ability to talk interestingly about wine and put people at ease….has earned him a whole bunch of respect and a legion of fans”
Grand Final Day Saturday 28th SeptemberFriday, 16th August, 2013
Our Grand Final action kicks off at 11am. General antics in the Public Bar, with $2 pots until the first goal. Book a table in the Bistro and watch the match on the big screens
Lamb Pancake PartyThursday, 25th July, 2013
Every Monday, lamb is slow cooked on our Rotisserie Royale over mallee roots in the courtyard. In the evening, it’s pancake party time with hand made chickpea pancakes to enjoy with that delicious lamb. The more the merrier! Join us in the Bar & Bistro.
Annual July Sausage FestivalFriday, 21st June, 2013
By popular demand, we welcome back the Builders Arms’ Annual Sausage Festival – for the whole month of July!
Celebrating the mother of all sausage preparations – the Choucroute Garnis.
For both lunch and dinner in the Bar & Bistro we’ll be dishing up five different sausages served with pickled, smoked & cured pork, sauerkraut & mustard – best enjoyed with Sullivan’s ‘Jumping’ Cider.
Queen’s Birthday – Monday 10 JuneThursday, 30th May, 2013
Join us on Monday 10 June in the Public Bar. The footy will be on and we’ll be raising our glasses to the Queen.
Bar & Bistro open from midday. Reservations taken for both lunch and dinner.
Beer Mimics Food – Wednesday 22 MayTuesday, 14th May, 2013
As part of Good Beer Week, we’ve teamed up with 4 Pines to brew a pretty special beer.
On the evening of Wednesday 22 May, Andrew and Anthony will be behind the bar, pouring our own ‘Gentleman’s Ale‘.
Come in and enjoy a pot with us.
Mothers’ DayThursday, 2nd May, 2013
At the Bar & Bistro, come and celebrate Mothers’ Day with a banquet menu to share.
Holy Goat cheese on toast
Grilled prawns, cabbage salad, honey & chardonnay vinegar
Double smoked Kurabuta leg ham & piccalilli
Roast corn fed chicken, house condiments and sauces
Steamed leeks & tarragon
Red cos, shallot vinaigrette
Warm chocolate pudding, prune ripple ice cream
MOON UNDER WATER
Spoil mum at Moon Under Water with our prix fixe menu.
Enjoy four courses, $75 per person. Wine pairings, $55 per person.
The menu changes weekly, see this week’s here.
For reservations in the Bistro and Moon Under Water, call us on +61 3 9417 7700.
Happy Birthday Builders Arms!Thursday, 11th April, 2013
We’re a year old! To celebrate, we’re opening the Bar at 11:00am on the weekends – yes, every weekend!
Bacon sandwiches and Bloody Marys for breakfast.
ANZAC Day at the pubMonday, 8th April, 2013
Join us at the Bar & Bistro on ANZAC Day – Thursday 25 April.
Open from midday, we’ll be dishing up roast beef from the rotisserie with all the trimmings. At the bar, the footy will be on, accompanied by cold beer and house made sausage rolls.
Moon Under Water opens it’s doors at 6:00pm with it’s four course set menu.
The Weekend Australian Magazine’s Hot 50 AwardsFriday, 27th July, 2012
The Weekend Australian Magazine’s Hot 50 Awards has named Moon Under Water Victoria’s hottest restaurant. The awards which recognise culinary creativity and energy also named Andrew McConnell Australia’s hottest chef for 2012.
The Weekend Australian Magazine’s restaurant critic, John Lethlean has said:
“Moon Under Water is a triumph, a restaurant that takes the best bits of fine dining and the best bits of modern casual to create a new genre altogether. Chef and restaurateur, Andrew McConnell, continues to present the very best in Australian cuisine, which is why he was selected as the Hottest Chef and Moon Under Water the Hottest Restaurant in Victoria.”