From frocks to Fiore

From frocks to Fiore

MONTE FIORE in Mt Lawley deserves “mountains of flowers” for its delicious Italian cuisine.

It was the quirky flower and bird motif (no mountains though) of the restaurant’s sign that caught my eye as a potential spot for lunc

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MONTE FIORE, Mt Lawley

by JENNY D’ANGER:

MONTE FIORE in Mt Lawley deserves “mountains of flowers” for its delicious Italian cuisine.

It was the quirky flower and bird motif (no mountains though) of the restaurant’s sign that caught my eye as a potential spot for lunch.

Once seated my lunch companion and I debated whether the old building with its massive timber beams holding up the soaring ceiling, and the art deco stained glass windows, was once the foyer of a cinema.

But it appears it was a frock shop, back in the days of haberdashery, frocks and petticoats, our helpful waiter said.

Monte Fiore serves up good, old-style Italian Australian food with plenty of modern twists, including a new take on anti-pasta, with a share plate of grilled Spanish chorizo, arancini cheese balls, smoked salmon crepes, prosciutto, Turkish bread and homemade dip ($28).

For those wanting something light for…

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