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Led by renowned Chef Scott Pickett, Matilda 159 combines local produce fueled by an open fire and hot coals, bringing an entirely new culinary perspective to Melbourne’s thriving restaurant scene.

Matilda 159

Aglow with embers from the open kitchen, Matilda 159 echoes with the sounds of crackling flames and sizzling hot coals. Helmed by prolific chef-restauranteur Scott Pickett, the restaurant is headlined by a fire-fuelled menu showcasing the best of seasonal produce and indigenous ingredients in a cosy, handsome brick and leather interior.

Opening Hours

Matilda 159 is open seven days, for lunch and dinner, and on weekends for brunch with private spaces available for large and small functions.

Matilda 159 In-Suite Dining

Recreate the intimate earthy atmosphere and lively casual elegance of Matilda 159 in the quiet comfort of your own private suite with dinner and paired wines selected by an expert sommelier. An experience like no other, your table will be set with food and drinks, and accompanied by custom designed U.P. tableware and cutlery.

Available to add to your booking at reservation.

Matilda 159 Masterclass

Re-create some of Scott Pickett’s best and most popular dishes with a private cooking Masterclass hosted by a Matilda 159 chef. From juicy appellation oysters to hand-rolled gnocchi, learn the homemade cooking techniques behind Scott’s masterful contemporary Australian recipes. This unique experience offers an insiders look into the chef’s down-to-earth food philosophy and commitment to sustainably sourced ingredients from the land and the sea.


Weekdays Only



  • 90 minute private cooking class for two people
  • 3 course lunch with matching wines
Notice Required

48 hours

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