Short time or long time, it’s always a good time – this is the mantra behind iconic Melbourne spot, House of Lulu White. While the space has undergone some serious transformations over the years – from house of disrepute, Paradise Girls, to Sth Central Social & Dining – House of Lulu White’s rich and colourful history has made it what it is today. This is one of Melbourne’s most chic and stylish places to eat and drink, with a blend of Australian and Asian influences gracing its enticing menu. So, whether you’re naughty or nice (as the menu suggests) you’ll be in for a wild ride at this South Yarra spot. Open for brunch, lunch and cocktails, House of Lulu White on Yarra Street is an experience you won’t forget! Just ensure you book ahead, because reservations are essential.
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Came for the bottomless brunch - it was amazing! I want every meal to be this fun. Thanks for having us :)
Absolutely awesome boozy brunch for my birthday. They even gave us one extra drink each (13 people) for the road as we left, in takeaway cups! Such a good time!!
Our women supporting women boozy brunch had the perfect launch at LuLu white. The food was fresh and delicious, the tunes had the group singing and dancing in our seats and the cocktails - flowing at a consistent pace! (Something not all boozy brunch hostess do!) All of this made even better by our waitress (or magical deliverer of cocktails) Mandy. She was fun, hot onto every request we had, fun and made our time at LuLu White an absolute blast. Also thanks to Michael who was 100% included in our girl boss day. We cannot wait to return!
The story goes, that sitting atop the South Yarra train station, young schoolboys would applaud the gentlemen leaving the rooms of the Paradise Girls, a house of disrepute. And, while a lot has changed over the years, the fascination with this iconic Melbourne space has remained the same. Nowadays however, this red brick factory has taken the name of the former madame, and it has been transformed into one of Melbourne’s best and brightest foodie spots. Splashed with powder pink paint, neon signs of plump lips and distressed leather banquette seating, House of Lulu White is taking interior design to a whole new level.
But what about the menu? While it's definitely got an Australian twist to it, you won’t find any run of the mill smashed avo or scrambled eggs at the House of Lulu White. Instead, if you’re feeling naughty for brunch, sample the buttermilk chicken and waffles with maple nahm prik and coriander or smoky bacon breakfast ramen with an egg, crispy pork belly, soba noodles and wasabi oil. For later in the day, we can’t get enough of House of Lulu White’s pan-fried gnocchi with smoked salmon tartare, pickled beetroot, lemon and poached egg, or the flat iron steak baguette with roast onion, cavelo nero and whited smoked cheddar. Whether it’s for coffee and brunch or for a night of revelry with endless espresso martini’s, House of Lulu White is one spot that definitely requires a visit. Located on Yarra Street in South Yarra, this is one Melbourne spot where discretion is (not) required.