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With a number of locations scattered across the Melbourne area, Shanikas is a favourite among the city’s Italian cuisine-oving foodies. Located around 40 minutes from the city centre on Lakeside Boulevard inside the Lakeside Estate, Shanikas At Viale serves up classic Italian dishes as well as some international cuisine in a sophisticated setting. To score the perfect table at this chic Packenham eatery, make a booking in advance.
Boasting a menu packed with classic Italian cuisine as well as some international favourites, Shanikas At Vale in Melbourne’s Packenham area offers something for everyone, making it an ideal choice for a group dinner or special family meal out. Begin with some lemon myrtle calamari, crisp pork belly and scallop or pan-fried quail with almond gazpacho, grapes, cucumber and witlof. Then, opt for a classic Italian main like the tagliatelle con salsiccia (fresh tagliatelle pasta with Italian sausage, onion, mushroom, oregano, garlic, chilli, tomato and olive oil) or one of Shanikas At Viale’s international options like the confit duck.
With dessert options like vanilla bean creme brulee, dulce de leche (baked cheesecake with macadamia nuts and banana ice cream), you’re going to want to squeeze in room for more, and after all that delicious food you’ll probably need a pick me up – we recommend the espresso martini cocktail. With its stylish decor, warm atmosphere and quality Italian cuisine, shanikas At Viale draws in crowds of discerning diners every day of the week to its location on Packenham’s Lakeside Boulevard, 40 minutes from the centre of Melbourne.