LA PINTA

Hello Melbourne! 

We are La Pinta,

a Spanish-inspired, Melbourne-born restaurant + bar.

You will find us at:

791 High St, Reservoir, Victoria

To make a booking, click here

To buy a gift voucher, click here. 

With the shared Italian, Spanish and French heritage of our team, we are the proud legacy of European migration to Melbourne.

Our spot on High Street has had many previous lives, with locals fondly recalling visiting the space when it was a beloved billiard room or espresso bar.

Some of these ventures may have cheekily skated the boundaries of legality at the time, but we can only admire their spirit! 

Being so steeped in history, we were careful to retain this sense of community while creating La Pinta. We chose to gently renovate the space, while still preserving details such as the decades-old murals daubed on the walls.  

Our blackboard menu is ever-changing, in order to prioritise seasonality. While things may change swiftly, we’ve provided a sample menu below, to give you an idea of our style. 

Most importantly, our ongoing focus is to support small-scale regenerative agriculture via our network of local farmers and producers.

By choosing to serve some of our wines on tap, we are not only supporting these local producers directly, but we are also helping combat packaging waste. Because of this, we are able to pour high quality wines from just $5 per glass.   

Our team are proud local residents, who have dreamed of opening a restaurant in this area for many years. 

We’ve been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support over the past few months, and it’s been an absolute blast becoming part of the Reservoir food scene. 

It’s time to show you what we can really do! 

Saludos,

Team La Pinta

Wednesday 5-11pm

Thursday 5-11pm

Friday 5-11pm

Saturday 12-11pm

Closed Sun-Mon-Tues

 

We only take bookings if you have a group of 5 or more.

Click here to book a table. 

We ask that tables of 5 or more enjoy our family-style share menu, at $45/person . We are a small venue, so we require sufficient notice for a reduction in numbers or we would charge $50 per missing person.

On Saturdays, our kitchen stays open all day and the full menu is always available; come down for some mid-afternoon wine + tapas and larger plates. 

LET'S CHAT

Email: info@lapintareservoir.com.au

Phone: 0492 818 032

Address: 791 High St, Reservoir, Victoria, 3073 

PEEK INTO THE KITCHEN

ON THE BLACKBOARD

 

(Sample menu, our menu changes frequently)

FOOD

TAPAS

House made sourdough Bread & Frattali EVOO $5

Anchovies $5

Olives $5

Pickled Vegetables $5

House Made Salami & Chorizo

Tortilla de Patatas $5

Mussels with Potato Aioli and pickled celery $10

Sour Cream and Onion Dip with Fermented and Raw Vegetables $10

Roasted Beetroots with pickled Quinces, Labna, Walnuts and Mint $10

Venetian Style Sardines (3) $

Chargrilled lamb Tongue with preserved rhubarb $10

Panfried Oyster Mushrooms with Beef Garum $10

Chargrilled Lamb Heart with Farinata and Herb Salsa $15

Broccoli, Cauliflower, Almonds with yogurt and lemon dressing $15

Chargrilled Octopus with Preserved Plums $20

Chargrilled Brussel Sprout Head with fermented tomato dressing $10

Roat Pork shoulder with caramelised turnips $20

Chargrilled Barramundi with Barley and Kale in a light broth $20

Tagliatelle with Spent hen ragu $20

Chicken fat roasted potatoes $10

Mache, Rocket and Oak Salad $10

 

CHEESES with Lavosh

Monte Rosso Taleggio, Adelaide hills $10

Heidi Tilsit Gruyère, Tasmania $10

DESSERTS

Rhubarb Financier cake $5

Armagnac mini Canelé $3

Burnt Basque cheese cake $5

DRINKS

We a proudly serving a selection of local + imported wine, beer and spirits.

Come in to check out our dry Vermouth on tap, our Aperas (Sherrys) and our various local wines on tap, starting at $5 a glass

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La Pinta acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of this land, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation, for which we’re grateful to work and live on every day. We also acknowledge that these Lands were never ceded.