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WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING BOOKINGS FOR THIS EVENT. Watch out for similar events in the future!


For two nights in August, we’ve got two former Masterchef 2019 contestants, Monica Mignone & Derek Lau, join us to host a pop-up dinner at the Hatter & the Hare! Here’s your chance to rub elbows with these two very down-to-earth folks while enjoying a 5-course dinner they have designed and cooked just for you.

Date & Session Times

The pop-up dinner is happening on the following dates with a maximum of 120 seats per session.

  • 2nd of August (Friday), 7pm onwards
  • 3rd of August (Saturday), 7pm onwards

We will start accepting bookings on Thursday the 11th of JulyGet organising, finalise your party list, fill up the form on this page with the following information:

  • Your Full Name and Contact Number
  • Number of pax (need a minimum of two to make a booking)
  • The Session you’d like to book for (2nd Aug or 3rd Aug)
  • Number of children aged 12 and under in the party (indicate how many of the kids will eat at the dinner and those who are not)
  • Number of elderly or disabled guests in the group (this information is being asked only to help our team finalise seat assignments for the day)

Unfortunately, NO DIETARY REQUIREMENTS will be accommodated for this dinner event.

Pricing & Inclusions

The dinner is priced as follows

  • $165 per adult (5-course dinner + wine pairings by Jacob’s Creek)
  • $120 per adult (5-course dinner)
  • $59 for children aged 12 and under (3-course dinner) 

Additional drinks are also available on the day for an additional cost.

If any of the kids you are bringing are happy to share food with you and don’t need their own set, just note this when you make the booking and we would be happy not to charge the fee for the kids who will share the food with the adults.

Pop-up Dinner Menu

Here’s the menu designed by Monica & Derek for the Pop-up Dinner:

Kingfish Ceviche with Coconut and Kaffir lime
+ Wine Pairing (add-on): Jacob’s Creek Reserve Sparkling Pinot Noir

Pork and Prawn Wontons with Chilli Oil & Szechuan Sauce (Derek’s winning Mystery Box dish)
+ Wine Pairing (add-on): Jacob’s Creek Barossa Signature Riesling

Main 1
Crispy Pork Belly with Chilli Caramel & Asian Slaw
+ Wine Pairing (add-on): Jacob’s Creek Barossa Signature Chardonnay

Main 2
Sticky Masterstock-Glazed Beef Brisket with Rice and Charred Bok Choy
+ Wine Pairing (add-on): Jacob’s Creek Double Barrel Shiraz

Coconut Panna Cotta with Mango Gel, Lime Curd & Salted Macadamia Crumb (Monica’s signature audition dish). Served with either coffee or tea of your choice

Beverages Included
Choice of Glass of Sparkling Wine or Sparkling Fruit Soda

Kid’s Menu

Pork and Prawn Wontons (Derek’s winning Mystery Box dish)

Sticky Masterstock-Glazed Beef Brisket with Rice and Charred Bok Choy

Coconut Panna Cotta with Mango Gel, Lime Curd & Salted Macadamia Crumb (Monica’s signature audition dish)

Beverages Included
Choice of Sparkling Fruit Soda, Softdrinks, Apple Juice, Orange Juice, Hot Chocolate or Tea


    Terms & Conditions

    As we’re anticipating this event will be booked out quickly, note the following terms and conditions when making a booking for the pop-up dinner:

    • Bookings will be processed and confirmed via email. Make sure you provide a valid email when submitting your booking enquiry.
    • All booking enquiries made via any other channel (i.e. phone, in-store, social media, etc.) will be directed to this page.
    • To make the booking process easier, please provide ALL the requested information when you submit an enquiry via this site or when you send your first email to functions@hhcafe.com.au.
    • Seat requests will be noted, but our Events team will have final say on final seat assignments.
    • Bookings will need to be paid in full within 48 hours of receiving an invoice. When your payment is made in full, only then will your booking be confirmed.
    • Bookings that lapse the payment grace period (48 hours from receipt of invoice) will be automatically cancelled without any notice to allow the next group waiting in the queue to book. If this happens, you’ll need to go through the booking process all over again and only if there are any seats left available.
    • Any changes, including cancellations, can be made up to 7 days before the 1st of August. Note that any increase in numbers will be subject to review as sessions may book out very quickly.
    • Refunds will NOT be made to your nominated credit card or bank account.
    • Any amount owing you due to any changes or cancellations will be issued via a gift voucher for future use at the café for up to a year – no exceptions. The voucher can be used for any dine in or cake purchases at the café or you can use it to make a future High Tea booking as well.
    • The event will be photographed and filmed. Photos and videos taken during the event may be used for future promotions. If you do not wish to appear in any of the photos or videos, please let us know when you make your booking so we can let our filming crew know.
    • We advise you to finalise your booking as soon as you can to avoid missing out!

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