We would like to introduce our chef and owner, Daryl Lowrie. Daryl’s lifelong passion for food began in the kitchens of The Tourist Hotel Corporation in N.Z. Working at the Hermitage Mt. Cook and Chateau Tongariro, Mt. Ruapehu along the way. He was taught by the very best of German, Austrian and Swiss chefs, preparing meals for the likes of Prince Charles and George Bush snr. He settled in Melbourne after traveling the world and has worked in local, large venues as Head Chef over the past 20 years. Daryl believes in flavoursome food sourced from fresh, local ingredients

Some of Our Chef’s Creations
  • Our Opening Hours
  • Mon:
    8.30 - 6.00
  • Tue:
    8.30 - 6.00
  • Wed:
    8.30 - 6.00
  • Thur:
    8.30 - 6.00
  • Fri:
    8.30 - 6.00
  • Sat:
    8.00 - 4.00
  • Sun:
    Closed - .
Carre Street Pantry House Menu

Big Carre Brekkie

Two free range eggs done your way, bacon sausage, grilled tomato, wilted spinach and mushrooms on sourdough toast


The Arvo

Two poached free range eggs on multigrain toast, avocado smash with goats cheese and chia seeds


Eggs Your Way

Two free range eggs, poached, fried or scrambled on sourdough toast


Elsternwick Omelette

Three free range eggs, with potato, tomato, spanish onion and mushrooms


Breakfast Wrap

Free range scrambled eggs, bacon, avocado, baby spinach, feta cheese with tomato relish


Eggs Benedict

Two poached free range eggs, wilted spinach, hollandaise sauce and your choice of ham or smoked salmon


Home Made Muesli

With vanilla yoghurt and berries



Two pieces of sourdough, multigrain, rye, raisin bread, or gluten free bread with your choice of jam, marmalade, peanut butter, vegemite, butter or honey


Wagyu Burger

Wagyu beef pattie with tomato, lettuce, pickles and tomato relish Add a free range egg $2.00 Add bacon $2.50


Chicken Moroccan

Warm salad with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, leaf mix, carrot and tzatiki


Salt & Pepper Calamari

Fried in rice flour, served on leaf mix, with roasted cherry tomatoes, capsicum, and a lemon dipping sauce


Ceasar Salad

Cos lettuce, bacon, croutons, achovies, poached free range egg and ceasar dressing


Open Souvlaki

Beef served on grilled pita bread with Greek salad and tzatziki sauce


Rare Roast Beef Baguette

Beef, horseradish, aioli, caramelised onion and wild rocket on baguette


Leg Ham Baguette

Ham, tomato, tasty cheese, dijonnaise and mixed lettuce on baguette


Award Winning Reuben

Homemade pastrami on rye toast with swiss gruyeye, mustard, sauerkraut and cucumber pickles


Classic Chicken Sandwich

Homemade chicken mix, avocado and mixed lettuce on multigrain


Turkey Breast Sandwich

Turkey breast, cranberry sauce, brie and mixed lettuce on sourdough


Chicken Snitzel Sandwich

Homemade chicken snitzel, tomato, mayonnaise and mixed lettuce on sourdough


Tuna Sandwich

Homemade tuna mix, tomato and mixed lettuce on sourdough


Smoked Salmon Baguette

Tasmanian smoked salmon, cream cheese, capers, red onion and wild rocket on baguette



Bacon, lettuce, tomato with aioli sauce on sourdough Add egg $2.00


Assorted Cakes

Choose from our large selection of freshly baked cakes, slices and cupcakes


Catering Menu

We offer a wide range of food for any occasion. Please click here to download our catering menu.

Our Services
  • The home of the Award Winning Rueben
  • Function bookings welcome for any occasion
  • Flavoursome food, sourced from fresh, local ingredients
  • Our Chef has over 20 years experience
  • We can create the perfect hamper for any occasion
  • Delicious take home meals available
  • We can cater for your home or office
  • Or drop in for a cup of freshly ground coffee
Contact Us

Contact Details

Let us cater for your next function at your home or office

Catering, functions, take home meals, hampers – Elsternwick

Phone: (03) 9530 0031