Society restaurant and Society lounge are now open, and as of Monday, 2nd August, reservations are now open for Lillian Terrace.
• From Monday, 2nd August: Reservations open for Lillian Terrace at Society
• From Friday, 6th August: Lillian will open for dinner from 5pm
• Monday, 9th August: Lillian Terrace will be open for lunch from 12pm
• Lillian Terrace will then be open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner
Lillian Terrace is named after the Melbourne icon Lillian Wightman – the site of her famed fashion store on Collins Street is overlooked by the terrace.
“I remember shopping with my mum as a kid in Melbourne and her telling me about Lillian’s store and the story of this incredible woman. I wanted to pay homage to her legacy as a talented groundbreaking Melbournian. As the 80 Collins precinct developed around the original site of her store, it felt important to honour her contribution to the city she loved and brought such elegance to. I am looking forward to introducing Lillian Terrace overlooking, in her words, this Paris end of Collins Street.” ~Chris Lucas
The menu at Lillian Terrace differs from Society Dining Room by offering a Eurocentric menu inspired by chef Martin Benn’s early professional career in the UK. Dishes like charcoal-roasted crown of chicken, braised ox cheek or the playful Napoleon Mille Feuille are a nostalgic nod to those early days but are created with the technical detail and expertise chef Martin Benn is known for.
Head Chef of Lillian Terrace is Thomas Woods (ex-Woodland House)