Restaurant

Pause

Restaurant

Pause_Samford

Samford, on the green edge of our city, calls you to experience the most exciting Restaurant option the North of Brisbane has seen for many years.

Fresh delicious food, with simple crafted Mediterranean flavours and high quality ingredients promise something to explore.

It’s designed to have you dwell, to take your time.

Our expert expert Italian Chefs and high-touch service team hope to provide you with a few hours of deeply satisfying “time out” from the pervasive busy-ness of City rhythm.

Come for just a cocktail and an aperitivo on our Sunset Deck, or come for a full experience “Leave it to Chef” degustation.

Bring friends, relax and enjoy our generous wish for you to leave content.

A Pause.

 

 

 

Menu

Autumn

The Menu

    • Entrèes

    • ROAST PUMPKIN CREME BRULÉE

      $17

      house parmesan ice cream (V)

    • MOOLOOLABA PRAWNS

      $21.50

      celeriac and green apple salad

    • LOCAL OCTOPUS

      $21

      organic basil and fried gnocchi

    • CANADIAN SCALLOPS

      $23

      coffee jus and crystal

    • WAGYU BRESAOLA

      $20

      watercress salad and grapefruit emulsion

    • 18 MONTH PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA

      $21

      figs, truffle pecorino and piadina

    • Dessert

    • WHITE SEMIFROZEN

      $13.50

      chocolate water and pear

    • QUINCE CRUMBLE

      $13

      coconut icecream

    • AFFOGATO 2.0

      $14.50

      coffee, vanilla, and frangelico

    • CHEESE

      Cheddar Vintage black wax

      Taleggio DOP

      Goat cheese

      Red pecorino di Pienza

      Choice of 2 cheeses $17

      Choice of 3 cheeses $23

      Choice of 4 cheeses $27

       

      San Simon smoked cheese

    • Mains

    • PEARL BARLEY AND PORCINI SOUP

      $28

      crème fraiche and truffle (V)

    • GUITAR SPAGHETTI

      $34

      moreton bay bugs and broccolini

    • CACAO RAVIOLI

      $28

      ricotta filled with walnut sauce (V)

    • DUCK BREAST

      $33

      kumquat and french lentils

    • BARRAMUNDI CARTOUCHE

      $36

      in Mediterranean Seafood broth

    • AUSSIE CLASSIC

      Black onyx angus rib eye - 350gr - $42

      Ranger Valley wagyu rump (7+)  – 350gr - $39

      Fiorentina – 1kg - $85

      Black onyx tomahawk – 2kg - $160

      mashed potato, portobello mushrooms and house red wine jus

      All meat MSA certified

    • Sides

    • BEER BATTERED STEAK CHIPS

      $9

      house spicy barbeque sauce

    • SAUTÉED SEASONAL GREENS

      $11

      black garlic vinaigrette

    • MIXED LEAF SALAD

      $10.50

      pineapple and macadamia

 

“Leave it to Chef” Degustation Menu

Allow us to spoil you, it’s what we do best.
A wonderful exploration of our current menu allowing you to enjoy Chef Rino’s creativity.
Allow Chef to select and offer you several cold entrees, several hot entrees, a hand made pasta dish, a main course (sometimes 2) and a delicious desert.   Shown here is a typical selection of dishes, in an equivalent portion for 2 guests. Promise you won’t leave hungry!
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Our Team

Our Team

in the kitchen

Rino-Avellini

Head Chef

rino Avellini

Andrea Leone

sous chef

Andrea Leone

Emiliano Sgueglia

Junior sous chef

Emiliano Sgueglia

 

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