PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport breaks airport dining stereotype with a refreshing taste of Australia
Connected directly to both the domestic and international terminals of Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, AIRO Restaurant at PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport challenges your perceptions of airport dining, offering seasonal Australian paddock-to-plate specialties in a welcoming environment that will entice and surprise even the most seasoned travellers.
With no queues, uncomfortable seats or loudspeaker ambiance, relax and unwind amidst the contemporary and stylish surrounds of AIRO Restaurant as your up-to-date flight details are screened live in the hotel lobby.
Delight in a range of native Australian ingredients including the delicate goat cheese ravioli with wattle cream and macadamia, Victorian salt and triple pepper quail, Tasmanian Atlantic salmon fillet with black barley, West Victorian pork belly in apple cider, and Australian Black Angus steaks with a Victorian shiraz jus.
For lunch on the run, enjoy a chargrilled Gippsland steak sandwich, smoked Tasmanian wallaby with roasted pumpkin and quinoa salad or a handpicked selection of the finest Australian cheeses, all whilst watching the skilled chefs work their magic in the open kitchen.
With a wealth of hospitality knowledge, Executive Chef Jee Whan Lee has worked at properties such as PEPPER’s Cradle Mountain Lodge Tasmania and has spent extensive tenures working in kitchens across the globe including Korea and Canada. A reflection on his international experience, Lee’s sophisticated seasonal menus cater to all guests, offering a diverse range of international dishes with a burst of exotic flavor to compliment the native driven menu items.
Have a longer layover? Take advantage of the hotel’s indulgent yet inexpensive $15 lounge and swim package and receive 15% discount in AIRO Bar on food and beverages. Reinvigorate soaring muscles at the sauna and steam room, take a refreshing dip at the hotel’s heated indoor pool, or simply unwind with a taste of Australia at AIRO Bar in between flights. The airport experience has never been so relaxing.