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Best Contemporary European restaurants in Melbourne CBD

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Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Melbourne CBD
Booked 1 time today
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5.0
Exceptional(1)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Melbourne CBD
Pullman Melbourne City Centre is proud to present the best culinary events in Melbourne. Boasting 4 distinct venues including Eva's Restaurant & Bar, Blossom Rooftop Melbourne, Private Dining Room 1954 and Elevate Club Lounge. - Eva's Restaurant & Bar: Eva's brings you heartfelt cooking with a contemporary edge in a beautifully designed interior. - Blossom Rooftop Bar: Melbourne CBD's highest rooftop bar with views across the city. Including a large interior space adorned with plants and artwork as well as an expansive outdoor area with the best views in town.- Private Dining Room 1954: A grand private dining space, perfect for sophisticated dining or events. With unbeatable views of Melbourne, Room 1954 is a great space to celebrate.- Elevate Club Lounge: A stunning award-winning and luxurious space that always impresses. Breath-taking views across the city and 5 star service ensure that all of events are seamless and memorable
A photo of City Wine Shop and The European restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1193)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Melbourne CBD
Booked 15 times today
The City Wine Shop and The European is a revered institution in its locale, renowned for its excellent European cuisine. Patrons rave about the fabulous food, atmosphere, and the impressive wine list, citing it as an absolute staple and praising the restaurant's well-curated by-the-glass selection. With notable dishes like whipped cod roe with blinis, salumi plate, and half duck 'a l'orange', the restaurant captures the essence of European gastronomy. The impeccable, personable service also adds to the stellar dining experience, which many regard as a "truly memorable night". Overall, City Wine Shop and The European embody the warmth and excellence of European dining culture.
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4.3
Awesome(19)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary european • Melbourne CBD
Booked 1 time today
The Travellers Bar is a hidden gem, renowned for its first-class Modern European cuisine. Reviewers are continuously impressed with the menu, specifically praising the Battered Fish & Chips and Duck Pate. The high-quality food, described as fresh and delicious, is coupled with outstanding service; efficient, friendly, and far from intrusive. Patrons find the tranquil ambiance and the old-world charm that the bar provides as equally delightful, making it an ideal spot for anything from a big outing to a quiet date night. The unanimous agreement in reviews is that The Travellers Bar provides a delightful culinary experience that is worth returning for.
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4.9
Exceptional(1686)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary european • Melbourne CBD
Booked 20 times today
Vue de monde in Melbourne is celebrated for its impressive Modern Australian cuisine. As numerous reviews point out, every dish is an exquisite act of theatre, each course maintaining a unique connection to the Australian culture and landscape. The restaurant's staff often receive praise for their top-notch service and extensive knowledge, which greatly enhances the dining experience. Among other aspects, the restaurant is adored for its use of Australian-made and Australian produce, as well as the contemporary and intimate atmosphere. A common highlight among customer experiences is the chance to see chefs prepare dishes. Overall, Vue de monde is highly recommended, providing an unforgettable dining experience that tops the list of Melbourne's best restaurants.
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4.3
Awesome(195)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Melbourne CBD
Booked 7 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.
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4.5
Awesome(135)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Fitzroy
Booked 22 times today
Located in Melbourne, Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel is recognized for its incredible Contemporary European cuisine. Customers rave about its amazing food and remarkably friendly service. It's particularly celebrated for "the best steak night in Melbourne," where the steaks are touted as "beautifully cooked and tasty". Reviewers additionally applaud the well-priced quality offerings, alongside the fantastic beverages list. The venue's great ambiance, featuring a fireplace and an outstanding atrium, also receives many compliments. Visitors to Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel, from overseas guests to locals, express their intent on returning, proof of the restaurant's consistent excellence in service and cuisine.
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4.2
Awesome(39)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Melbourne CBD
Booked 2 times today
High Tea at Rendezvous Melbourne is a highly praised spot for Contemporary European cuisine. Based on many positive reviews, guests appreciate the restaurant for its excellent food and outstanding service. The venue is accessibility-friendly, conveniently located with parking nearby. The environment is described as beautiful and the atmosphere inviting. A standout highlight is the traditional High Tea that has been described as one of the best, paired wonderfully with champagne. Whereas the tea's temperature is a minor area of concern, it does not hinder an enjoyable dining experience. The staff's top-notch service that makes guests feel special adds to the restaurant's charm. Whether a grand celebration or a relaxing afternoon, High Tea at Rendezvous Melbourne comes highly recommended.
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4.7
Exceptional(324)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Prahran
Booked 24 times today
Osteria Renata is a celebrated Italian restaurant that is highly recognized for its authentic and top-notch cuisine. Nestled in the Prahran/Windsor precinct, it consistently delights diners with an inventive menu of Italian dishes including perfectly executed homemade pasta, unique starters, and delectable desserts such as the much-praised Tiramisu. The restaurant is often lauded for its unparalleled service that is "attentive without being imposing", and for its "relaxed friendly ambiance". From intimate dinners to group feasts, guests are guaranteed an enjoyable dining experience. Many customers have expressed keen desire to return, with one stating "the delicate and delectable food uses fresh premium ingredients". It's clear that Osteria Renata is a must-visit establishment for any Italian food enthusiast.
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4.5
Awesome(150)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Fitzroy North
Booked 12 times today
Pinotta is a highly praised European restaurant, known for its exquisite cuisine and warm hospitality. The reviews affirm the restaurant's consistent delivery of delicious food, superb wine, and extraordinary service. Patrons particularly mention the terrific pasta, share plates, and seafood. Renowned for its friendly and knowledgeable waitstaff, Pinotta has been labelled as a neighborhood gem that has stood the test of time. Customers emphasise on the restaurant's inviting and comfortable ambiance, contributing to its steady stream of returnees. Its vibrant atmosphere coupled with a well-curated selection of Australian and Italian wines make Pinotta a standout choice for a memorable dining experience.
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