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Prince Alfred Hotel – Carlton, Melbourne

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The 100 Burgers Group (Welcome to Thornbury, Belles Hot Chicken, Mr Burger) is excited to unveil the newly reimagined Prince Alfred Hotel on Grattan Street, Carlton, on Thursday 15th February.

The 100 Burgers Group, along with the Prince Alfred Collective, took over the 450-person space last year with grand plans for the iconic venue which has served as a ‘watering hole’ for Melbourne University students since everyone can remember. A new rooftop bar and terrace will be unveiled this week, bringing Melbourne’s obsession with rooftop drinking to Carlton.

From the outside, the 1920s exterior has not changed, however the team has worked closely with Hot Black Architects to create a rich and flamboyant interior with a deep blue palate, botanical elements and copper detailing. 

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The venue features a pub kitchen with a refined interpretation of all the favourite pub classics. Some highlights from Head Chef Mostafa Morshed’s menu include the starter snap-fried cauliflower, green onion, chilli and tamarind sauce and the main Za’atar crusted tuna, house pickled vegetables, green beans and a 63-degree egg. $15 parma’s will be served on Tuesdays and $15 steaks on Thursdays. Bottomless pancakes and mimosas will launch in March and run every Sunday as well.

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A rotating kitchen allowing for a fresh menu every month is also in the works. Expect to see some fantastic collaborations between top Melbourne chefs and a selection of 100 Burgers Group venues.

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With students always in mind, a café will also operate from 7am for all those pre-lecture coffees.

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Prince Alfred Hotel

191 Grattan Street

Carlton Vic 3000

(03) 9982 1813

www.princealfred.com

@princealfredcarlton

Café hours:

Monday to Friday 7am-2pm

Pub hours:

Sunday to Tuesday: 11am-11pm

Wednesday to Thursday: 11am-1am

Friday to Saturday: 11am-3am

Fun, exciting spaces, great people and innovative concepts – this is what the 100 Burgers Group tries to inject into all their projects. They’re a team who knows how to run food and beverage venues and work with other hospitality owners. 100 Burgers Group owns and operates a collection of hospitality venues including Belles Hot Chicken, Mr Burger, Hightail and Welcome to Thornbury.

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**Information & Images Courtesy of 100 Burgers Group & The Prince Alfred Collective/Zilla & Brook – Lara Paterson

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 Connie Lambeth

The Australia Times News

Editor GOURMET – Food/Wine/Events

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