Food – Hammer and Tong

Rear 412 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy Vic 3065

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There are a stack of places across town that attract foodie and hipster types in their droves. Hammer and Tong is definitely one of these places. Whether it be their friendly and hip staff, the on trend fit out or inventive menu, just about everyone I know has visited and been impressed by what was on offer. I visited for the first time just over a year ago and have been intending to return for ages, so a couple of weeks ago I bundled my son into the car, picked up my sister and made our way to Fitzroy.

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We arrived at 2.50pm (winning! 10 minutes before the kitchen closed) and the place was still buzzing. So much so, I actually didn’t think we’d get a table. After a bit of reshuffling by the lovely staff, we were seated at the back of the restaurant (in what reminds me of an old style sun room) at a share table with another family. Continue reading