From 12pm, on Sunday, May 12th, raise a glass or indulge in a cocktail as you celebrate the most remarkable woman, your mum, in The Charles Brasserie. 

We’re delighted to be opening our doors and offering both lunch and dinner services this Mother’s Day. Treat mum to your choice of dishes from our à la carte menu meticulously crafted by Executive Chef Billy Hannigan. Or take Mum out for a memorable Afternoon Tea experience, with menu items hand crafted by our experienced pastry team.  

Head Pastry Chef, Rhiann Mead, has created something a little extra with mum in mind. Our Mother’s Day Petit Fours Box includes lychee & rose pate de fruits, earl grey & lemon macarons, and champagne & dark chocolate truffles. These bite-sized delights are a heartfelt gesture to express your gratitude for all that your mum does. 

To ensure you secure your table, book now through this link or contact our reservations team at 9145 8066.  

To pre-order our Mother’s Day Petit Four box, visit our online shop now.

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Introducing our house made Cello Series in The Charles Bar, with monthly rotating flavours, our Bar Manager Colin Tam isn’t just sticking to the well-known limoncello – think Honeydew, Mango & more!  

Hailing from Southern Italy originally, this vibrant liqueur, is hand crafted from the freshest seasonal fruits.

Under the expert guidance of our Bar Manager, Colin Tam, our team meticulously follows traditional Italian methods, infusing each batch with zest and freshness.

With flavours rotating monthly, from the sweet and ripe mango-cello to the invigorating citrus-cello, there’s surely a flavour you haven’t tried.  

Enjoy our Cello’s in multiple ways: as a sophisticated digestif following a meal in the Brasserie, mixed into a fizzy spritz for a leisurely afternoon with friends, or just neat in a perfectly chilled glass.  

Walk-ins are always welcome or book a seat at the bar by clicking the link below.

Rotating Pasta Specials, in The Charles Bar 

Enjoy fresh, house made, pasta daily in The Charles Bar for $25.

Made in-house daily, our chefs are creating 3 unique pasta dishes, rotating flavours every two weeks. These dishes are not on the menu, you’ll need to visit the bar and look for our pasta special board to know what is on the menu this week.  

While we can’t guarantee the pasta you’ve seen is on the menu, we can guarantee you that each dish uses seasonal ingredients and are packed with flavour. 

Available at the bar all day from Monday to Saturday, Walk-ins welcome. 

Every Saturday, from 12pm

Join us every Saturday in The Charles Bar for a relaxed free-flowing lunch.  

Suitable for groups of 4 or more, our free-flowing experience includes our seasonal ‘Cello Spritz’, and a selection of wines and will be served alongside a delicious 3-course shared menu as well as live nu-disco music by DJ Illya.. 

Your table will be treated to a selection of five bite-sized snacks including Gnocchi fritto, ricotta and spinach and Warm gougères, Brillat-Savarin cream. Mains will include Spaghetti pasta with mussel and nduja and a Dry aged scotch fillet MBS4 + with sauce Bordelaise, both served along two sides.  End your meal with your own Tiramisu for the perfect sweet finish.  

To book your spot for your Saturday free-flowing lunch in The Charles Bar, follow the button below or call our reservations team on (02) 8000 7800.

Sample Menu 

Discover one of the most modern of the traditional producers of Rioja through a flight of 5 wines & a paired menu, hosted by Diego Santana from Valenciso and David Matters from Best Cellars. 

Head Sommelier Maxime Bellon has worked alongside Executive Chef Billy Hannigan to curate a menu to pair with 5 remarkable wines from Valenciso.  

You will be welcomed with a canape and the aromatic Valenciso Rioja Blanco 2022 before being asked to take your seat to experience 3-courses and 4 paired wines. Highlights of the evening include the Oxtail agnolotti, smoked bone marrow, grilled onions paired with Valenciso Rioja Cemento 2020 and the Lamb leg, ratatouille vinaigrette Paired with Valenciso Rioja Reserva 2016 & Valenciso Rioja Reserva 10 Años Después 2012. 

The Rioja wine region is renowned for its bold reds and refined aging process, which complements Valenciso’s meticulous approach to winemaking and is a testament to Spanish viticulture. 

Valenciso has risen to become a leading light among Rioja’s small yet growing band of terroir-focused producers. A boutique winery situated in the Rioja Alta – Ollauri, Valenciso is celebrated for its dedication to traditional winemaking techniques and capturing the essence of Rioja’s terroir. 

Dinner is priced at $195pp and includes 5 wines and 4 courses. There are limited seats available for this event so to secure your seat, follow the button below or call our reservations team on 02 9145 8066.  

Sample Menu

Indulge in a spot of luxury at The Charles Brasserie Afternoon Tea.

After a long day trawling Pitt Street, finish your day in the luxurious surrounds of The Charles Grand Brasserie as you sip on a glass of Moet and enjoy a relaxing afternoon.    

 The Charles offers guests an exclusive afternoon tea experience with a selection of Savoury and Sweets carefully crafted by our experienced pastry team, this is an Afternoon Tea experience that you won’t soon forget.  

 This experience is $110pp with a glass of Moet, for $99 with a glass of Chandon Blanc de Blancs. You’ll be also enjoying a curated menu of savoury & sweets and flowing tea and coffee.  

For guests who would prefer a non-alcoholic option, this is priced at $79pp and includes a curated menu of savoury & sweets and flowing tea and coffee.  

 To book your Afternoon Tea at The Charles, please follow the link below or call our reservations team on 9145 8066.  

 Afternoon Tea is available from Monday-Saturday, from 12pm-5pm (last booking 3pm), in the Brasserie.
We require 24 hours’ notice for all dietary requirements and will do our best to accommodate all requests.
 

Sample Afternoon Tea Menu

Available Saturday lunch at The Charles  

Our new Saturday lunch special is here, while it’s a sad goodbye for the Beef Wellington, executive chef Billy Hannigan has replaced it with the ultimate dish – his Prime Rib Roast with smoked bone marrow.  

Starting from Saturday 2nd of March, our prime rib roast is made with grass-fed Bass Strait scotch fillet, a juicy and tender cut with just the right amount of marbling to give a rich flavour. Brushed with Dijon mustard and seasoned with black pepper and fennel seeds, the prime rib is cooked slowly for 2 hours until medium rare.  

This dish has a little theatre as it is carved tableside and served with smoked bone marrow, Bordelaise sauce and creamed horseradish. 

Priced at $65pp, this dish is only available for Saturday lunches in the Brasserie.  

Book your next Saturday dining experience at The Charles by following the link below or calling our reservations team on 9145 8066.  

*The Prime Rib Roast is available on Saturday from 12pm, in the Brasserie.
We require 48 hours’ pre-order for this dish. If a pre-order is not submitted, we will do our best to accommodate requests but cannot guarantee availability.  

Every Monday to Friday from 4pm to 7pm, we invite you to join us at The Charles Bar for The Charles Hours. Grab friends or colleagues and bring them down to The Charles Bar to enjoy selections of cocktail at $15, a glass of wine at $13, or a schooner at $6, and wash your drink down with some delicious bar snacks. Simply sit back, relax and unwind with drinks and small bites after a busy day. We’ll love to see you soon at The Charles bar.

Have a delicious drop you’ve been wanting to share? Bring your own bottle of wine and join us for lunch or dinner on Monday, so you can savour your preferred vino with every delicious bite at to The Charles Brasserie.

Pair your favourite Champagne with our Signature caviar service or pour a bottle of Rioja red to match with our Spatchcock and foie gras pithivier. Ask our Sommeliers for the best dish to pair with your bottle and enjoy your evening with us in the Brasserie.

BYO has a corkage fee of $35 per bottle and is available in the Brasserie on Mondays only, for both lunch and dinner.

To book follow the button below or contact our reservations team on (02) 9145 8066

The work lunch to beat all work lunches

Our aged Wagyu cheeseburger is made with all the best ingredients from our perfectly cooked aged Wagyu beef patty, slices of melted emmental and comte cheese, onion and pickles, topped with mustard and tomato sauce and served on a brioche sesame seed bun. 

Our Bar lunch special includes our aged wagyu cheeseburger and your choice of house wine, beer or soft drink for $25pp.  

Optional add on of seared foie gras for $15. 

Available from Monday to Saturday, 12pm-6pm. Walk-ins welcome.