Sassafras Tavern
Sassafras Tavern
Restaurant & Bar

9755 1241

327 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd
Sassafras VIC 3787

Sassafras
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Welcome to Sassafras Tavern

Seriously good food balanced with fine wine and ales.

Our Menu




Bar Snacks & Starters

Baked garlic ciabatta · Plain (V) / Pesto · Cheese 8 / 10
Pan-fried chorizo · rosemary · balsamic  12
Chicken Wings · choice of naked (GF/DF) · Chimichuri (DF) · Franks’ Red Hot Sauce (GF/DF) 18
Mini Meatballs · Napoli sauce · fresh parsley (DFA) 12 / 18
Potato Wedges · sour cream · sweet chilli sauce (V/VGA/DFA) 10

Entrees

Bruschetta fetta · Balsamic Glaze 15
Ploughman’s Platter · smoked ham · pickled onions · chutney · cheddar · bread 28
Mediterranean Calamari · rocket · salsa verde (GF/DF) 20 / 26
Trio Dips · Pita Bread (DF/V) 18
Grilled Haloumi · fennel, orange & Macadamia salad (GF/V) 14
Arancini · paprika mayo (V) 14
(ask your server for today’s selection)

Classics

Sassy Burger · brioche bun · beef · cheese · bacon · onion jam · beetroot · lettuce · tomato · aioli · chips 26
Chicken Parma · smoked ham · cheese · Napoli sauce · salad · chips 26
Kilkenny battered flake · tartare · mushy peas · salad · chips 26
Chargrilled Scotch Fillet 300g · salad · big boy chips (DF) 40
Chargrilled Eye Fillet 250g · salad · big boy chips (DF) 42
Choice of steak sauces · mushroom · green peppercorn · garlic horseradish butter

Sassy Mains

Grilled salmon · creamy mash · Vegetable Medley · lemon beurre blanc (GF) 36
Vegetable Tagine · spiced cous cous · honey cumin yogurt (V/VA) 26
Stuffed Moroccan Spiced Capsicum · Sweet potato Puree · Roast Vegetables (V/VG/DF/GFA) 26
Chargrilled Mushroom Burger · sliced beetroot · horseradish slaw · balsamic glaze · chips (V) 22
Garlic prawn linguine / Chicken Mushroom Carbonara / Chicken Pesto Pasta 28
Mushroom / Chicken Mushroom risotto · Parmesan · pine nuts (GF/V/VGA) 26 / 29
Asian Prawn Salad · Carrot · Mango (Subject to Availability) · Nahm jim sauce (DF/GF) 26

Sides

Chips · tomato sauce (V) 8
Big boy chips · mayo (V) 10
Mixed leaves · radish · shaved fennel · sherry vinaigrette (GF/DF/V/VG) 9
Rocket · pear · shaved parmesan · balsamic (GF/DFA/VA/VGA) 9
Charred broccolini · feta · olive · toasted almonds (GF/DFA/V/VGA) 12

Desserts

Rich chocolate mousse (GF) 12
Tiramisu 12
Sticky apple tart topped with baked oat crumble 12
Lemon tart · cream 12

Kids Menu

All meals served with choice of apple or orange juice & a scoop of ice cream 15
Beef slider · cheese · lettuce · salad · chips · tomato sauce
Chicken tenders · salad · chips
Battered flathead · salad · chips · tartare
Parma · salad · chips
Penne · Napoli / Creamy Pesto sauce · cheese (DF/V/VGA)




Menu and Prices are subject to change without notice.

Our food is prepared in a kitchen where eggs, nuts, gluten and other food allergens are present.
Our menu descriptions do not include all ingredients.
Fish dishes may contain bones.
If you have a food allergy or intolerance, please let us know in advance.

V - Vegetarian
VA - Vegetarian Available
VG - Vegan
VGA - Vegan Available
GF - Gluten Free
GFA - Gluten Free Available
DF - Dairy Free
DFA - Dairy Free Available


Drinks Menu

Sparkling Wine
G
B
Prosecco
8
38
42 Degrees South (Coal River)
50
Louis Roederer Brut (Champagne)
120
Moscato
8
32

White Wine
Sauvignon Blanc
8
34
Pinot Grigio
8
32
In Dreams Chardonnay (Yarra Valley)
9
38
Giant Steps Chardonnay (Yarra Valley)
48

Rose
9
36

Red Wine
In Dreams Pinot Noir (Yarra Valley)
11
42
Rising Pinot Noir (Yarra Valley)
48
Shiraz
8
32
Brothers in Arms Shiraz (Langhorne Creek)
38
Penny’s Hill Cabernet (McLaren Vale)
10
40

Tap Beers
Pot
Pint
Jug
Furphy
7
10
22
Kilkenny
7
10
22
Little Creatures Pale
7
10
22
Iron Jack Red
6
9
20

Bottled Beers and Ciders
Guinness 440ml can
9.5
Guinness EXTRA draught
9
Boags Premium Light
7
Heineken Lager
8
Boags Premium
8
James Squire 150 Lashes
8
White Rabbit Dark Ale
9
White Rabbit Pale Ale
9
Kosciuszko Pale Ale
8
Hargreaves Hill ESB
9
Hargreaves Hill IPA
9
Little Creatures XPA
8
Orchard Crush Apple Cider
8
Pipsqueak Apple Cider
8


Cocktails
Espresso Martini
18
kahula · vodka · espresso
Dark & Stormy
16
ginger beer · rum · lime juice
Negroni
22
gin · campari · vermouth
Aperol Spritz
16
aperol · prosecco · soda water
Long Island Iced Tea
18
vodka · bacardi · tequila · gin · cointreau · coke · lemon juice
Margarita
18
tequila · cointreau · lime juice · lemon juice



Purezza Water · 750ml bottle
Filtered · Chilled · Sparkling
4

Soft Drinks
Coke
4
Diet Coke
4
Lemonade
4
Raspberry
4
Ginger
4
Lemon Squash
4
LLB (18+)
5
SLB (18+)
5
Soda Water
3
Tonic Water
3

Juice
Orange Juice
5
Apple Juice
5
Tomato Juice
5
Pineapple
5
Cranberry
5

Milkshake · Shott Real Fruit Pulp · icecream
Banana · Strawberry · Mango · Chocolate
8

Drinks Menu (cont)

Whiskey
Jamieson
10
Johnnie Red
10
Johnnie Black
12
Talisker 10yo
15
Talisker Storm
13
Chivas Regal
13
Southern Comfort
9
Jack Daniels
10
Jim Beam
10
Wild Turkey
12
Canadian Club
10

Tequila
Tequila Don Julio
20
Patron XO
15
Sierra Tequila
8

Aperitifs
Campari
8
Pernod
10

Spirits
Absinthe
12
Ouzo
10
Schnapps Munchner
10

Vermouth
Martini
10
Cinzano Dry
10
Cinzano Rose
10
Cinzano Bianco
10

Vodka
Grey Goose
13
Smirnoff Red
10
Gin
Hendricks
13
Gordon’s
10

Rum
Malibu
7
Bundaberg
9

Liqueurs
Brandy
9
Remy Martin Cognac
15
Galliano Black
10
Galliano Sambuca
10
Galliano Vanilla
10
Galliano Ristretto
10
Frangelico
9
Benedictine
13
Tia Maria
9
Disaronno
10
Grand Marnier
13
43 Licor
10
Solerno Orange
12
Domain de Canton Ginger
10
Baileys
9
Kahlua
9
Amarula
9
Maraska
9
Midori
9
Pimms
9

Sake
Four Fox Junmai Sake
15

Digestives
Jagermeister
10
Grappa Luigi Francoli
12
Limoncello Villa Massa
11
Coffee
Flat White · Latte
5
Cappuccino
5
Long Black · Espresso
4
Long Mac · Short Mac · Piccolo
4
Hot Chocolate
6
Mocha
5
Babycino
0.5
Harriet’s Honey Chai
5
(wet chai)
Iced Coffee · Iced Chocolate · Iced Mocha
7
Bonsoy add $1
Almond milk add $1
TEA · High Tea with Harriet
English Breakfast
5
Elevenses (Irish Breakfast)
5
Earl Grey
5
Fields of Gold
5
(chamomile, berry, lemon, peppermint, lemongrass, vanilla)
Ravishing Red
5
(orange, vanilla, sandalwood)
Chai
5

 Dining Hours

Monday 5pm till Late
Tuesday Closed  
Wednesday 5pm till Late
Thursday 12pm till Late
Friday 12pm till Late
Saturday 12pm till Late
Sunday 12pm till Late
 
Kitchen Closes 8:15pm Mon
8:30pm Wed, Thu, Sun
9:00pm Fri & Sat
 
 


About

Marco, the creative force behind Sassafras Tavern, has a family heritage of 23 restaurants.
Our chefs and front of house are committed to the concept of quality dining.
Together we deliver the experience that is Sassafras Tavern.

What People are Saying

  • A brilliant addition to the Dandeneong Ranges for tourists and locals alike.
  • Great service and fabulous food! so far I've tried the steak, burger, calamari and chocolate mousse and everything has been absolutely delicious!.
  • Great atmosphere and hospitality and awesome food. 10 outta 10 Marco and staff!
  • Had a great night tonight. Friendly staff, good food and drinks. So pleased to see a local venue open in Sassafras.
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