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Best Australian restaurants in Moonee Ponds

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A photo of TOTE Bar & Dining restaurant
4.2
Awesome(196)
Price: Expensive
• Australian • Moonee Ponds
Booked 14 times today
TOTE Bar & Dining is a hidden gem in the Australian culinary scene, known for its quality, class, and sensational dining experience. Customer reviews highly praise the restaurant's atmosphere, from its stylish design and detail to its warm and intimate setting. The attentive, friendly, and approachable staff also contribute to the restaurant's high acclaim. At TOTE, the menu, although perceived as a bit limited, is highly complimented for its tasteful dishes and the quality of the food. The exquisite presentation and combination of memorable ingredients have been highlighted, with the green summer gnocchi and the spatchcock particularly noted for their exceptional taste and innovative presentation. TOTE has been appreciated for fitting perfectly into different occasions, from an easy-going steak night deal to a fabulous Mother's Day lunch, and has thus managed to tick all boxes for a grand dining experience. This supreme quality service and dining experience make it a place that customers are eager to return to and recommend to others.
A photo of Junction Club restaurant
4.3
Awesome(2)
Price: Moderate
• Australian • Moonee Ponds
Junction Club stands as a testament to the excellence of Australian cuisine. Patrons consistently praise both the quality of the food and the outstanding service, with one review stating, "Food and service was great. Thanks!" While the specific dishes are not mentioned, the positive feedback underlines the restaurant's commitment to providing a top-notch dining experience that captures the heart of Australian culinary tradition. With noteworthy service and exceptional food, Junction Club embodies the essence of Australian gastronomy, ensuring every meal is a remarkable one.
A photo of Freyja restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(422)
Price: Expensive
• Australian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 24 times today
A contemporary, ‘New Nordic’ approach to Australian dining, led by Michelin Star and award winning Executive Chef Jae Bang.
A photo of Luci restaurant
4.3
Awesome(194)
Price: Expensive
• Australian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 6 times today
Luci is highly regarded for its exceptional Australian cuisine. Taking pride in their blend of tradition and innovation, the restaurant is consistently praised in reviews for its "delicious food", "beautiful setting", and "impeccable service". The reviews highlight the staff's attentiveness, professionalism, and knowledge, which contributes to the overall pleasant dining experience. Notably, Luci's modern Italian dishes have been described as "divine", with their degustation menu receiving particular acclaim. The "engaging" wait staff, and the "outstanding taste and quality" of the food have led many reviewers to highly recommend Luci as a top choice for Australian cuisine. Despite the absence of information on location and awards, Luci's extraordinary reviews speak to its excellence.
A photo of Lobby Lounge - The Westin Melbourne restaurant
4.5
Awesome(449)
Price: Expensive
• Australian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 2 times today
The Lobby Lounge at The Westin Melbourne offers an exceptional Australian dining experience as conveyed by a series of rave reviews. It is known for its unique and scrumptious Nativiti High Tea, which stands out for incorporating Australian indigenous ingredients into its dishes, making it symbolize true Australian cuisine. Customers have praised not just the delicious food, but also the excellent service and ambiance. It also serves as a perfect pre-theatre spot, given its location right next to the Regent Theatre, which adds to its appeal. Encapsulating everything from innovative dishes to commendable hospitality, the Lobby Lounge provides an unforgettable gastronomic journey that often leaves guests eager to return.
A photo of Ascot Vale Hotel restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(291)
Price: Moderate
• Australian • Ascot Vale
Booked 12 times today
Ascot Vale Hotel, located in the vibrant and cosy neighbourhoods of Ascot Vale, Moonee Ponds, and Essendon, is favoured for its high-quality Australian cuisine. Visitors praise the restaurant for its professional and engaging staff, alongside its impressive selection of wines and beers. The commendations don't stop at the beverages though, as reviewers rave about the modern pub fare, considering the quality as high and the portions generous. Specific highlights include the Eye Fillet and the Dim Sims. The venue itself is known for its warm and inviting atmosphere, making it an excellent place to enjoy a meal with family or friends. The service, food, and overall experience at Ascot Vale Hotel come highly recommended by patrons.
A photo of Allegro Restaurant restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(51)
Price: Expensive
• Australian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 1 time today
The Allegro Restaurant, recently reopened and energised with a new Executive Chef and Sous Chef, is a shining star of Modern Australian cuisine. The menu brings a fusion of diverse cultures, creating an unforgettable culinary experience. Located conveniently close to the theatre and CBD, it's an ideal spot to unwind with delicious food and wine. Critics praise the large portions and unique flavours, and the restaurant has been lauded for its excellent service and warm ambiance. The chefs are noted for their passion in preparing dishes, contributing to the restaurant's reputation as a hidden gem. As one reviewer puts it, "The real wow factor is the food!"
A photo of Bistra restaurant
5.0
Exceptional(3)
Price: Expensive
• Australian • Carlton
Booked 50 times today
Bistra is an Australian bistro serving quality food and wine; our fare draws its influence predominantly from British, French and Italian cooking and technique, and yet it is quintessentially Australian. You can expect generous, memorable plates championing seasonal ingredients and an extensive list of wines.
A photo of The Courthouse Hotel restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(223)
Price: Moderate
• Australian • North Melbourne
Booked 26 times today
The Courthouse Hotel has been praised highly for its brilliant Australian cuisine. Its transformation into a dining gem with vintage touches has left many patrons in awe, with special mention to the upstairs dining room offering mesmerizing views over Errol St. Many have attested to the delicious food, attentive service, and remarkable renovation that gave the courthouse a new life. Signature dishes such as the Kingfish, chicken schnitzel, trevally, and butterflied flathead have received excellent reviews. Not just limited to the food, the service, atmospheric ambiance, and quick delivery make dining at The Courthouse Hotel a delightful experience.
A photo of Grill Steak Seafood restaurant
4.4
Awesome(82)
Price: Moderate
• Australian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 4 times today
Grill Steak Seafood, located in Melbourne, is a remarkable representation of Australian cuisine. Their outstanding service and delightful food have left lasting impressions on countless customers. Reviews commend the restaurant for their "fabulous" food, specifically highlighting the exceptional quality of their waygu scotch and barramundi, which "melts in your mouth". The restaurant's adept service is frequently mentioned, with staff praised as friendly, accommodating, and full of humor. Notably, Grill Steak Seafood is celebrated for its unique Australian meat offerings, including roo meat, which has proven to be a delightful surprise for international guests. The porterhouse steak also comes highly recommended.
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