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Project Details:

Bricks: Custom 305x45x30mm black Emperors by Krause Bricks

Supplier: Robertson’s Building Products

Architect: Projects of imagination

Photography: Peter Bennetts

Situated opposite Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens, Matilda is the latest creation of Scott Pickett, the Chef/Restaurateur behind other Melbourne foodie institutions such as Estelle and Saint Crispin.

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Comprising of a ground level restaurant and basement function room, it’s sole focus is seasonal cooking over open flame. The interior design includes commissions with Victorian makers, including Krause Bricks who created custom black Emperor bricks to complement the smoke and fire theme of the interior.

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Matilda is a visual and sensory journey, and a true labour of love for me
— Scott Pickett, Matilda Chef/Restaurateur