Crème is a funky modern establishment that caught our eye as we were driving past so, knowing us, we dropped in for a bite to eat. Staff were very friendly and attentive, we were greeted and seated as soon as we walked in the door. Our eyes feasted on the menu and what really caught our eyes was their pizzas and burgers.
The service was very quick and the atmosphere was lovely. Before we knew it, the food was in front of us, the presentation was spectacular.
Marinated Lamb Gourmet Pizza – $19.90
With capsicum, spanish onion, feta, oregano, on a garlic olive oil base splashed with tzatziki & mozzarella
The base to this beauty was to die for, thin and crispy with enough topping to be filling. It was cooked to perfection, especially the lamb which was very tender. The tzatziki gave it the freshness it needed to make a perfect pizza. The pizza was presented on a wooden board which gave it a very rustic feel.
The Big Beefy Burger – $15.90
Double prime beef pattie, bacon, tasty cheese, crispy lettuce, fresh tomato and crème special sauce
This burger was generously meaty and juicy, not dry like you find with a lot of burgers. Every bite was full of goodness and the sauce complimented it perfectly. The chips were quite nice and the presentation overall was able to catch our attention.
I was very surprised to see that Crème had an Urbanspoon rating of only 51%. It’s sad to see how bad ratings can affect the reputation of a very good small business. This is a must try, whether you’re in the mood for a pizza or burger, they will definitely be a hit to your day!
Value for money: 6.5/10
Pros: Friendly service, vibrant atmosphere, quality food with good ingredients used, large menu.
Cons: Pricy, lack of nearby parking.
Would we return? Definitely, the food was delicious.
Phone: 9379 2227
Address: 2 Keilor Rd Essendon, VIC