Tinto
Tinto

The Home Of Spanish Food and Wine

  • TINTO RESTAURANT & WINEBAR
  • 555 Burwood Road Hawthorn
  • Barcelona is where the heart is

    The Triado family was based in Hawthorn for many years, but has its ancestral roots in the northern Spanish province of Catalonia. The desire to explore the parental origins led 3 of the Triado sisters to live in Barcelona on and off over the past 20 or more years. In 1995 they started the very successful Bar Kasparo, still operated by the one remaining sister in Spain.

    Now back in Melbourne, the seminal experience of the Kasparo years has given birth to TINTO, an authentic Spanish Restaurant & WineBar that brings the bright flavours and exhilarating atmosphere of Barcelona to the heart of Melbourne’s inner east, offering a unique and relaxed space for people to meet and socialise. The name is derived from ‘Vino Tinto’ – (literal: “tinted”) meaning ‘Red Wine’ in Spanish.

    Tinto has a bar, a dining area as well as footpath eating and a small courtyard. One of the main features is its long Spanish style bar, perfect for a casual catch-up with friends or simply sitting by yourself. Have a chat over a ‘cerveza’ [beer] or ‘vino tinto’ while enjoying delicious tapas or raciones [larger plates], matched with a varied selection of Spanish and local Victorian wines and beers.
    The intimate dining area has a gas log fire and during the colder months provides warmth and a cozy ambience.

    An integral part of Tinto’s offering is the ‘jamonera’, like in most bars in Spain. It is the place where one of the world’s prized delicacies – ‘Jamón Iberico’ or air-dried ham is displayed and sliced on an old-fashioned flywheel slicer.
    Tinto provides an approachable, casual environment focusing on quality of food and wine. Tables can be reserved for diners Tuesday to Sunday from 5pm via online booking, email or phone. Alternatively you can enjoy drinks and food at the bar without prior reservation. In the spirit of Spanish bars you will find a space, be welcomed with a smile and provided with a glass of wine and bite to eat.

    Tapas

    Pan de Casa – house-made sourdough bread  – plain 4.5
    Catalan style w tomato and extra virgin olive oil 7
    Aceitunas – marinated olives  9
    Croquetas de Jamón Serrano 6.5 (ea)
    Tortilla de Patata- Spanish omelette 7 (ea)
    Patatas Bravas – hand cut & confit potato cylinders, aïoli, salsa brava 12
    Pinchos Morunos – marinated chicken skewer w spiced yoghurt 7.5 (ea)
    Chorizo a la Sidra – chorizo in watercress salsa w prune & cider gel, olive crumble 21
    Calamares Fritos – crisp-fried Australian squid w tempura salt bush and aïoli  22
    Gambas al Ajillo – Australian prawn cutlets w confit garlic, white wine & parsley 28

    Raciónes

    Coca – crisp pastry, caramelised onions, roasted pumpkin, goat’s cheese, dukkah 24
    Albondigas – aromatic lamb meatballs w whipped herbed feta 24
    Carrilleras – 24hrs slow braised beef cheek, truffled potato puree, wild mushroom sauce, chorizo crumble 39
    (we regularly change to slow-cooked lamb shoulder or pork belly or chicken)
    Pescado del Mercado – pan-seared ‘market fish’ fillet s/w ‘Pisto’ and chats potatoes  39
    Paella de Pollo y Chorizo – traditional Paella w  saffron rice, chicken, chorizo and green beans  36pp  … minimum 2 persons per order
    Asado de Wagyu – 100% free range & grass-fed Gippsland wagyu flank steak, char-grilled to order, Fondant potatoes w  aioli 42

    Charcutería

    Jamon Iberico – Iberian cured ham & char-grilled tomato bread w virgin olive oil 28

    Plato de Quesos  – Spanish cheese board with house condiments 18 sm/28 lg

     

    FOR MORE SEASONAL SPECIALS – SEE OUR BLACKBOARD AT TINTO

    NB: Both Menu and Specials might change on short notice due to availability of produce

    Verduras – sides

    Tomate y Burrata – heirloom tomato tartare w burrata cheese, salmorejo sauce, pesto and tomato caviar 20
    Ensalada de Coliflor – raw & roasted cauliflower, garlic saffron yoghurt, figs, anchovies, & dukkah  20
    Judias Verdes – char-grilled green beans, Manchego custard, Granny Smith Apples, pine nut dressing 20

    Postres – desserts

    Churros y Chocolate – deep-fried churros [Spanish donuts] w warm chocolate dipping sauce 15
    Flan de Queso – “smooth-as-silk” caramel custard w PX marinated strawberries  w  15
    Tarta de Santiago – Galician almond tart, house vanilla creme fraiche, poached fruit coulis 15

     



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    CAVA

    Vallformosa  60
    Lacrima Baccus 65
    Raventos i Blanc Reserva Brut 105
    Astoria Sparkling Moscato 18

     

    VINO ROSADO

    Rowanston Rosé 55
    Mas Donis Garnacha Rosé 75

     

    COCKTAILS

    Sangria [Tinto house recipe] 40 / 50
    Turmeòn [hand crafted] Vermut 12
    Gin Maré [Mediterranean Gin & Tonic] 18
    Olé Olé 17
    Orange Mojito 18
    Espresso Martini 19

    VINO BLANCO

    Cantarranas Verdejo 55
    Telmo Rodriguez ‘Basa’ Verdejo 80
    Martin Sancho Verdejo 85
    Abadia Albariño 75
    Aucala Garnacha Blanca 90
    Castro Martin Albarino 90
    Xarmant Txakoli 75

    Moonstruck Pinot Grigio 75
    Weemala Pinot Gris 75
    Weathercraft Pinot Gris 51
    Quealy Tussie Mussie Pinot Gris 80
    Scorpo Pinot Gris 85
    Logan Sauv Blanc 65
    Kate Hill Riesling 80
    Mermerus Chardonnay 65
    Gilberts Chardonnay 75
    Onannon Chardonnay 90

    VINO TINTO

    Tres ‘Tinto’ [org] de Azul y Garanza Tempranillo 55
    Real Agrado Garnacha 75
    La Garnacha Salvage 70
    Matsu ‘El Picaro’ Tempranillo 70
    Lopez de Haro Crianza Tempranillo   70
    Romantica Crianza Tempranillo  80
    Lopez de Haro Reserva  75
    Matsu ‘El Recio’ Tempranillo  95
    La Tremenda Monastell 80
    Godelia ‘Viernes’ Mencia 80
    Valenciso Tempranillo 125
    Sela Crianza Tempranillo  130
    Cune Tempranillo 130
    Matsu ‘El Viejo’ Tempranillo 140

    Tinto Pinot Noir  60
    Solitude Pinot Noir  70
    Lyons Will Pinot Noir 85
    The Gippslander Pinot Noir 90
    Bannockburn Pinot Noir 115
    Curly Flat Pinot Noir 125
    Gioiello Merlot 60
    Rochford Estate Cab Sauvignon  65
    Weathercraft Shiraz  75
    Wild Duck Creek Shiraz Malbec  80
    Brick Kiln Shiraz  80
    Yabby Lake Syrah  85
    Rogues Lane Shiraz 130
    Wild Duck Shiraz Spring flat 135

     



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