Augello's Ristorante & Pizzeria, Balwyn
WHAT’S ON THE MENU?
· Duck Risotto - Crispy skin duck leg, wild mushroom, goats cheese and spinach risotto ($30.00)
· Prawn and Avocado Caesar Pizza - prawns, parmesan, coddled egg, topped with anchovy dressing, cos lettuce, pancetta and avocado ($30.00 for a 2-person pizza)
· Wild Rocket and Pear Pizza - tomato, cheese, walnuts, prosciutto & blue cheese accompanied by a rocket, pear & fig salad ($30.00 for a 2-person pizza)
· Dark Chocolate Mousse – bitter dark chocolate mousse, passionfruit curd, meringue ($12.00)
We started with the ‘Crispy house made bread - lightly brushed with olive oil, served with a trio of dips (garlic aioli, olive tapenade, basil pesto) ($10.00)’. The soft house made bread was an excellent vessel for the dips. Our favourite dip out of the three was the olive tapenade which had a lovely earthiness to it and wasn’t overpowering.
Augello’s is over the road from the Balwyn Cinemas so it is perfect for a movie date. You can have dinner and a glass of wine and then pop over to see a movie afterwards. Augello’s is located at the bottom of a new apartment block and has a sleek interior design. The waitress that served us on the night was fabulous!
Address: 200-202 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn, VIC
Phone: 03 9830 4700
Daily for lunch and dinner
P.S. Other eateries nearby are Mr Hendricks Café, Relish Palace, Focus Melbourne, Norma Loves Joe, Scarvelli Cafe, Chimes, Town & Country Cafe, Colombo's, and Snow Pony...