Reminiscent of the lively eateries and pavement cafes that dot the thoroughfares in
and around Italian neighbourhoods, the Publico Deli has been designed to
emanate the vibrancy of an Italian trattoria, with interiors inspired by the bold,
graphic designs of mid-century Italian artists, tempered with warm wooden tones
and natural stones.
Situated in the vibrant, cosmopolitan new neighbourhood of Robertson Quay, The
Quayside, the deli offers a new haunt for local residents to relax over a leisurely
breakfast or lunch, or to enjoy artisanal coffee whilst taking in the latest news from
specially sourced international magazines and newspapers. Local coffee roasters,
Liberty Coffee, will perfectly complement Publico Deli’s casual, contemporary
Italian treats like crunchy biscotti and freshly baked pastries.
In addition to the all-day breakfast menu, culinary highlights at Publico Deli include
the Tostada Catalana (grated fresh tomato & cured Pata Negra on sourdough),
Mediterranean Scramble (scrambled egg whites, Mediterranean-spiced yoghurt
marinated chicken breast) and a speciality PUBLICO Burger. A selection of fresh,
wholesome salads and paninis will also be available throughout the day.
All menu options are prepared daily by Executive Chef Marco Turrati. Having
refined his expertise in culinary institutions across Italy, and with work experience
at some of the top hotels and restaurants in Europe, Marco will bring an authentic
taste of Italy to the new Deli.
After dark, Publico Deli undergoes a miraculous day-to-night metamorphosis into
a Dessert Café alongside a playful Italian bar, Marcello. The clever design
transformation by leading design studio, AvroKO, allows the venue to seamlessly
transition from a casual light-filled deli to a sophisticated night-time destination.
The Dessert Café will serve an array of indulgent Italian & European sweet treats
such as the house special Tiramisu pots, Profiteroles, ‘Oreoginal Sin’ Oreo
Milkshake and a variety of revolving Tortas and Crostatas. Neighbourhood bar,
Marcello, headed by renowned Italian bartender Cristiano Beretta, will house the
region’s largest collection of Italian Amari and serve craft cocktails, such as the
Milano Fizz and Amalfi Sour, many of which were inspired by 1930’s Italy.
Publico Deli is open daily from 6.30am to 12.00am.
Marcello is open from 5pm – 12am on Sunday to Wednesday and from 5pm – 1am
on Thursday to Saturday.