Menu

Entree

Garlic Pizza Bread

Garlic and basil pizza bread with San Marzano tomato and mozzarella (v)

  • 11
Arancini

Smoked pulled pork arancini filled with gorgonzola cheese (Two per serve)

  • 9
Sweet Potato Chips

With fresh herb salt, house-made tomato relish and pesto aioli 

  • 11
Metre Board

Best of the boards, a selection of house pickled vegetables, imported and local cured salami, prosciutto and charcuterie, assortment of olives and cheese served with woodfired bread served on a metre-long board (in the resaurant), perfect to share 

  • 55
Antipasto Board

A selection of house pickled vegetables, assortment of olives and cheese served with woodfired bread 

  • 28
Potato Pizza

Mozzarella, thinly sliced potato, garlic, parsley, salt flakes, rosemary, cracked pepper (v)

  • 16
Buffalo Mozza

Torn buffalo mozzarella, crispy breadcrumbs, toasted sesame, hazelnuts (v) (contains nuts)

  • 16
Charcuterie Board

A selection of imported, local and house cured salami, prosciutto and charcuterie, served with house made bread

  • 33
Oliver Twist

Bianca stack served with warm olives, olive oil, a hint of chilli, Meredith goat cheese

  • 15
Croquettes

Proscuitto and parmesan in crispy breadcrumbs (two per serve)

  • 9

Salad

Beetroot Salad

Roast beetroot and Meredith goat cheese, pickled shallot, candied pecan nuts, baby spinach, pea tendrils, balsamic reduction (gf)

  • 15
Calamari

Chargrilled fresh Victorian calamari with garlic, smoked beetroot, semi-dried tomato, black currants, pepitas, finished with honey citrus dressing (gf)

  • 23
Rocket Side Salad

Rocket, parmesan cheese, red onion, balsamic dressing

  • 9
Woodfired Broccolini

Brocollini topped with a lemon, Grana Padano crumb, anchovies and drizzled with olive oil

  • 12
Caprese

Vine ripened Tomato, buffalo mozzarella, pickled shallots, basil, shallots, balsamic dressing 

  • 18
Roast Pumpkin Salad

Wild rocket, woodfired roasted pumpkin, Meredith goats cheese, roasted pine nuts, red onion, parmesan,our signature dressing.

  • 19

Pizza

The Bacon

Maple cured bacon by Salt Kitchen Charcuterie, woodfired caramelised red onions, sharp English cheddar, sage, garlic with a sprinkle of pork crackle 

  • 26
Pulled Pork

Mozzarella, gorgonzola dolce, slow-roasted Western Plains pork shoulder, sage, garlic, green apple coleslaw, Flying Brick cider dressing 

  • 26
Roast Pumpkin.

San Marzano tomato, mozzarella, woodfired roasted pumpkin, spinach, Meredith goat cheese, garlic, rosemary, sprinkle of pine nuts 

  • 24
Vegan Mushroom

Ballarat roasted mushrooms, vegan cheese, rocket salad, chilli and fennel seed vegan aoili 

  • 25
Cheese Burger Pizza.
John Harbour Ground Beef & Pork, Ketchup, Mustard, onion, pickles, American Style Cheddar
Optional jalapenos $2 
  • 24
Shearers.

Mozzarella, slow cooked Western Victorian lamb, Meredith goat cheese, rosemary, garlic, spinach, red onion, sprinkle of pine nuts 
* reflective of current lamb prices. No other surcharges apply.

  • 31
Butchers

San Marzano tomato, mozzarella, bacon, Salt Kitchen pork & fennel sausage, shaved ham, hot salami, rosemary 

  • 25
Pancetta

Mozzarella, thinly sliced potato, crispy Istra pancetta, garlic, Meredith Goat Cheese, parsley, rosemary 

  • 24
The Forge

San Marzano tomato, Fior di latte, basil, chargrilled marinated eggplant, Meredith goat cheese, rocket with Grana Padano 

  • 25
Fabbro.

San Marzano tomato, Fior di latte, basil, Salt Kitchen chilli & fennel sausage, oregano

  • 25
Prosciutto.

San Marzano tomato, Fior di latte, Prosciutto di Parma, rocket, Grana Padano  

  • 26
Fratellino

San Marzano tomato, Fior di latte, basil, hot salami, olives, oregano

  • 23
Prawn and Chorizo.

San Marzano tomato, mozzarella, marinated garlic prawns, Istra hot chorizo, feta, rocket, lemon

  • 27
Margherita

San Marzano tomato, Fior di latte, basil, oregano (v)

  • 21
Volcano

Hot salami, chilli, bocconcini, gorgonzola, feta, olives, anchovies, oregano

  • 24
Blacksmith

Mozzarella, Salt Kitchen premium pork and fennel sausage, mushroom, garlic, parsley

  • 23

From the Kitchen

Toasted Gnocchi

House-made potato and parmesan gnocchi with wild mushroons, thyme, parmesan and truffle oil

  • 27
Carbonara

Pappardelle pasta with Guanciale (cured pork) finished with free-range egg and Pecorino Romano Cheese

  • 28
Tortelloni

House made pumkin & goats cheese filled pasta with crispy sage and lemon butter finished with Grana Padano

  • 27
Gnocchi Gorgonzola

House made potato and parmesan gnocchi with a gorgonzola dolce sauce

  • 27

Little Blacksmiths (Kids Menu)

Little Carbonara

House-made pappardelle with Guanciale (cured pork), free-range egg and Pecorino Romano cheese

  • 16
Little Napoli

Rainbow bow-tie pasta with a traditional napoli sauce

  • 10
Little Bolognaise

Rainbow bow-tie pasta with a traditional bolognaise sauce

  • 10
Margherita Kids

San Marzano tomato, Fior di latte, basil, oregano

  • 12
Hawaiian Kids

San Marzano tomato, shaved ham, mozzarella, pineapple

  • 12

Dessert

Strawberry 7 Nutella Pizza

Fresh strawberries, nutella, finished with a drizzle of cream, and icing sugar (contains nuts)

  • 15
Doughnuts

mini chocolate centred doughnuts, cinnamon sugar (four per serve)

  • 8
Tiramisu

The Forge's own house-made tiramisu (single serve)

  • 9
Honeycomb Pizza

Housemade chocolate pastry cream , crumbled honeycomb, vanilla ice cream

  • 15
Strawberry Pizza

Fresh strawberries, shaved white chocolate & a drizzle of cream

  • 15