The Hatter & the Hare
Bayswater café, patisserie where you can let your imagination run wild and experience the impossible
Opened in March 2017, the Hatter & the Hare is a food emporium like no other.
Situated in the midst of Bayswater's industrial strip on Scoresby Road, it is a café, patisserie and event venue, offering a variety of gastronomic experiences that inspire patrons to unleash their wild imaginations.
Subtlety and elegance with a touch of the whimsical are top of mind and these are evident the moment you step into the Alice-in-Wonderland-inspired 160-seat café.
There's a seasonal menu that reflects the madness behind Head Chef Kyle Noll's food vision; a selection of sweet treats with over a hundred varieties whipped out from the night and day dreams of Head Pastry Chefs George Dardamanis and Robyn Curnow; a very busy barista station that churns out over a thousand specially-crafted hot and cold drinks on a daily basis; a High Tea service comparable to none and that will make you feel like royalty; and a growing list of services to cater to the local community including families and other businesses.
With a creative and open mind, there is (almost) nothing impossible to be had at the Hatter and the Hare. Join the madness and visit us at 1/21 Scoresby Road, Bayswater.
Bayswater's new Wonderland extravaganza has captured the eyes (and Insta feeds) of many eager to embrace their inner Mad Hatter. With burgers by the names of Tweedledee and Tweedledum, The Hatter & The Hare has 'Eat Me' written all over it.
The real Hatters behind the eatery are owners and sisters Becky and Coners Buada, Coner's partner George Dardamanis, and husband and wife Vinnie and Mary Kodladi. Two years ago, the dream team held a number of high tea events for the Cancer Council's Biggest High Tea and, after its success, decided to embark on their own high tea adventure.
With a dedicated patisserie and main kitchen on-site, it's an impressive venue, with just the right amount of quirky Alice in Wonderland schtick.
'As for the food...that's the only place where we didn't hold back from the Alice in Wonderland references,' Becky said.
House favourite Benedictine Adventure is a blend of fiery flavours that might just send you mad: Korean BBQ pulled pork, poached eggs, kimchi remoulade, BBQ sauce, and hollandaise.
The Hatter's doors open at 7am and close in the afternoon at 4pm, giving you plenty of time to scout the menu for rolling heads and white rabbits (not literally). And as for the popular Tweedledee and Tweedledum burgers, it comes down to either fried chicken or an Angus beef patty. Both come with a side of beer battered chips.
Vegan, vego, and gluten-free friendly in choices like the chocolate flourless, mocha flourless, orange almond, lemon coconut & blueberry lemon pipa cakes, it's a place for all your friends to gather 'round for some tea. And it's just in time for Spring when the high tea selection comes back to play.
❊ What's On ❊
❊ Address & Contact ❊
⊜ 1, 21 Scoresby Road, Bayswater | Map
✆ 03 9720 5230
❊ Web Links ❊
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