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A photo of Ambrosia - The Culinary Exchange restaurant
3.4
Very Good(6)
Price: Expensive
• Bar and lounge • South Melbourne
Discover the Future of Indian Cuisine at AmbrosiaNestled in the heart of South Melbourne at 274 Park Street, Ambrosia is not just a restaurant—it's a culinary adventure that fuses the rich traditions of Indian cooking with global flavors. Our chefs have crafted a menu that's a gastronomic journey through the Indian subcontinent, with a modern twist.Why Choose Ambrosia?🍲 Innovative Fusion Dishes: From Indian Sushi to Butter Chicken Lasagna, our menu is a testament to culinary innovation.🌿 Sustainable Practices: We source ingredients locally and minimize waste, making your dining experience eco-friendly.👑 Flavors Fit for Royalty: Our dishes replicate the flavors that once delighted the royal palates of India.🌟 Exceptional Service: Our attentive staff are committed to making your dining experience unforgettable.🍀 Fresh & Vibrant Atmosphere: The modern yet cozy setting adds to the charm of enjoying our fusion delicacies.Book Now for an Enchanting Dining Experience!
A photo of Bar Margaux restaurant
4.5
Awesome(77)
Price: Expensive
• Bar and lounge • Melbourne CBD
Booked 18 times today
Bar Margaux is a highly-praised bar and lounge that excels in delivering top-notch cuisine and exceptional service. As quoted from its numerous rave reviews, patrons have lauded its superb food, cocktails, and service. With an array of tasty options offered at various price points, Bar Margaux effectively caters to a diverse range of budgets. Customers notably appreciate the cosy atmosphere despite the close proximity of tables. Minor touches like real hand towels and hand cream in the toilet wash area also elevate the overall dining experience. Though it can get quite bustling on busy nights, Bar Margaux remains a favorite among customers seeking a lively atmosphere. The promise of trying the delectable cocktails and dishes like the beef burger and duck has patrons eager to return.
A photo of The Cloakroom Bar restaurant
4.5
Awesome(20)
Price: Expensive
• Bar and lounge • Southbank
The Cloakroom Bar is a hidden gem boasting a breathtaking view, situated in South Melbourne. Renowned for its intimate atmosphere, excellent service, and world-class cocktails, it has been described as 'South bank's best-kept secret'. Offering a tailored cocktail experience of outstanding flavours, the staff's mixology skills have been highlighted as being on par with 'Mixology Magicians'. Apart from its cocktail prowess, The Cloakroom Bar also provides a great service, catering to special occasions and personal requests. The establishment is highly recommended for a personalised cocktail experience coupled with stunning views, making it the perfect setting for dates and important meetings.
A photo of The Bank on Collins restaurant
4.2
Awesome(353)
Price: Moderate
• Bar and lounge • Melbourne CBD
Booked 5 times today
Located in a beautiful historic building, The Bank on Collins offers an exciting Modern Australian dining experience. With reviews praising its "excellent service," "quality food," and "great ambience," it's clear that this restaurant provides more than just satisfying dishes. Many customers have appreciated the wide variety of menu items, be it the "delicious barramundi" or a vegan burger, and the capable drinks service at the full bar. The Express Menu is also applauded for providing "something for everyone." While the ambience enhances the dining experience, the friendly and accommodating staff ensure every visit is a pleasure, making The Bank on Collins a highly recommended choice for Modern Australian cuisine.
A photo of StoryVille restaurant
4.5
Awesome(375)
Price: Moderate
• Bar and lounge • Melbourne CBD
Booked 14 times today
StoryVille is a highly recommended Cocktail Bar that offers an amazing experience to its visitors. The restaurant in Melbourne is well-known for its theatrical cocktail displays which are highly praised by the customers for being delicious, strong, and interesting. Reviewers often mention their great service, friendly staff, and the extensive cocktail menu. Patrons have expressed appreciation for the fun and friendly atmosphere, and the entertainement provided by the bar staff explaining each cocktail. They also commend the bar for its efficient service despite the crowd, as well as its beautiful decor and lighting. With its unique, quirky, and strong cocktails, StoryVille is certainly a must-visit venue for cocktail enthusiasts.
A photo of Lobby Lounge - The Westin Melbourne restaurant
4.5
Awesome(438)
Price: Expensive
• Bar and lounge • 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 Bouvardia restaurant
4.3
Awesome(70)
Price: Expensive
• Bar and lounge • Melbourne CBD
Booked 7 times today
Bouvardia, located in Melbourne, stands out as an exceptional cocktail bar. Customers commend its original, delicious drinks crafted from sustainable ingredients. The bar's atmosphere, reminiscent of New York sophistication, alongside its hospitable staff, enhances the overall experience. The cocktail menu, featuring intriguing and inventive concoctions, is often acclaimed for its uniqueness and addictive taste. Their signature drink, the unexpected "Dweller in the Gulf," and the passionfruit cheesecake cocktail both received specific mentions for their outstanding flavors. It's clear that the mixologists' extensive knowledge and the intimate, stylish space play a key role in making Bouvardia a must-visit cocktail destination in Melbourne.
A photo of Union House restaurant
4.5
Awesome(266)
Price: Moderate
• Bar and lounge • Richmond
Booked 12 times today
Union House is a standout in Melbourne's Modern Australian cuisine scene. The restaurant consistently delivers top-notch food and service, as attested by its glowing reviews. Patrons laud the "excellent" quality of the food, affectionately dubbing the venue as the "best pub in Melbourne". Whether it's "steak night" or a casual meal, Union House's dishes are cooked to perfection with "good portion sizes". The ambiance is praised as being "great", "warm and inviting"; a true neighborhood gem. The staff are described as "friendly", "attentive" and "welcoming", contributing to an all-around fantastic dining experience. Union House truly embodies the essence of Modern Australian cuisine with its high standard of pub dining.
A photo of The Stolen Gem restaurant
4.0
Excellent(122)
Price: Expensive
• Bar and lounge • Melbourne CBD
Booked 2 times today
Located at a prime spot, The Stolen Gem ticks all the boxes of a top-quality bar and lounge with bottle service. It is repeatedly praised for its fantastic views, "cool rooftop", and "great little outlook down Bourke St". Patrons laud it for its "delicious cocktails", "great food", and "brilliant service". The ambiance is hailed as "amazing", "chill and cozy", and the staff's attention to detail, including offering "bag hooks for bags" sets it apart. Despite its music being a bit loud, it offers an overall great experience capable of turning first-timers into regulars. The Stolen Gem gives you a memorable dining experience complemented by spectacular city views.
A photo of Alluvial restaurant
3.7
Very Good(124)
Price: Expensive
• Bar and lounge • Melbourne CBD
Alluvial restaurant has consistently received high praise for its impeccable service and delectable Modern Australian cuisine. Patrons highlight the establishment's ability to deliver a "perfect in every way" dining experience that exceeds expectations time and time again. Reviewers particularly commend the tastefully presented, delicious food, describing it as "fabulous" and "done really well." The unique high tea experience, complete with a chocolate fountain, stands out in many reviews, along with the well-informed and personable staff like Jasmina who make visits unforgettable. Whether for special occasions or simple meals, Alluvial's abundant offerings and charming atmosphere create an experience of true culinary delight, making it one of the best Modern Australian cuisine destinations.
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