july 22, 2015
The actor, currently in New South Wales to begin work on World War II epic Hacksaw Ridge, was joined by a male friend at Surry Hills restaurant Maya Tandoori.
Sporting a casual leather jacket and jeans, Mel, 59, later made an exit and climbed into the rear of a waiting cab before pulling away.
Mel was previously in Australia last May scouting locations for the movie, which is based on the story of Desmond Doss.
The medic and war hero was a Seventh Day Adventist and refused to bear arms on religious grounds.
Andrew Garfield will be appear in the film in the lead role and it is the first movie Mel has made in Australia since Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome in 1985.