Mr Carpano – dining room (Level 6) is under the charge of Executive Chef Trent Whelan, who brings 25 years of passionate Italian cooking to Novotel Melbourne South Wharf. Chef Whelan has curated a menu of rustic and seasonal Italian dishes; sourced from a hand selected group of market growers, farmers and local suppliers have ensured Italian dining authenticity. The signature menu items will be a Salumi bar, homemade pizza and pasta dishes, antipasti, curated cheese selection and traditional layered desserts served family style.
Mr Carpano – bar (Level 6) has been inspired by the Italian and Melbourne love of al fresco dining (translation, “the cool air”). Boasting two outdoor terrace’s that provide postcard skyline views across South Wharf and our golden exterior facade. As the sun sets across South Wharf, the terrace bar window opens for Aperitivio hour. Serving up a range of Italian cocktails and aperitifs including Montenegro, Aperol, Campari and Vermouth based Martini’s as a nod to Antonio Carpano. In addition, there is local craft beers, ciders and an extensive wine list specialising in Victorian and Italian varietal sourced locally. In the tradition of Aperitivio hour, the bar menu serves crispy moreish Italian treats ideal for sharing.