Spring Hill’s newest restaurant and bar, Tumbling Stone, has a relaxed vibe, stunning décor and shared plates for laidback grazing with friends.
Tumbling Stone adjoins the Art Series Hotel Group’s first property on the ease coast, The Johnson. The hotel opens its doors on Friday 16 September, but Tumbling Stone is open right now.
Inspired by the hotel’s namesake, master colourist and abstract artist Michael Johnson, the restaurant’s look is inspired by the elements, and the layers and zones of Johnson’s painting, Tumbling Stone.
The space is capable of seating up to 160 diners, and the décor incorporates different textures into its rustic and modern furniture and finishes, including barn-style timber that is complemented by greenery throughout.
Looks aside, the real reason you go to any restaurant is to eat, and to that end, executive chef Gavin Lewis — who has cut his teeth with some of the world’s best catering companies, including the renowned Rhubarb in London — has prepared a menu that showcases some of the best produce Australia has to offer.
Small and large sharing plates on offer include blackened belly of Bangalow sweet pork; sauteed Hervey Bay scallops; Fenugreek spiced squid; and poached rhubarb crème brulee with ginger snap for dessert.
There are also all-day breakfast options on offer, including spiced pumpkin hotcakes and chilli scrambled eggs.
The drinks menu includes a variety of premium craft beers, cocktails made for sharing, and wine from some of the best regions in the world, including Craggy Range ‘Kidnappers’ Chardonnay, Longview ‘Kuhl’ Gruner Veltliner, and La Vielle Femme Cote du Ventoux Rosé.
Tumbling Stone (477 Boundary Street, Spring Hill) is open daily from 7am for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tumbling Stone’s sister café, Stepping Stone, is open weekdays to serve takeaway dining and coffee.