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4.6
Exceptional(269)
Price: Moderate
• Modern australian • Richmond
Booked 29 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 Mercury at Melbourne Museum restaurant
4.3
Awesome(280)
Price: Moderate
• Modern australian • Carlton
Booked 12 times today
Mercury at Melbourne Museum is highly-acclaimed for its exceptional modern Australian cuisine that expertly fuses traditional and contemporary culinary techniques. Located within the heart of the museum, Mercury's location offers diners a unique perspective of the Melbourne skyline and the Carlton Gardens. The restaurant is recognized for its friendly, prompt service and the impeccable presentation of its phenomenal-tasting dishes. Patrons rave about the delicious high tea offerings and noteworthy brunch menu. The staff's ability to cater to special dietary needs, such as gluten-free options, is another factor elevating Mercury's standing. This establishment's commitment to exceptional food and service make it an undeniable gem in Melbourne's dining scene.
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4.9
Exceptional(1681)
Price: Very Expensive
• Modern australian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 9 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.
A photo of Marquis of Lorne restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(275)
Price: Moderate
• Modern australian • Fitzroy
Booked 13 times today
Marquis of Lorne, located in Fitzroy, Australia, is a favorite among locals and tourists alike, offering a fantastic blend of modern Australian cuisine. Praised for its fantastic steak, amazing pub food, and delicious seafood, the restaurant receives high praise for its exceptional food. Customers often emphasize the restaurant’s warm ambiance and excellent service, describing it as “on point” and “professional”. However, some guests highlighted the need for more vegetarian options. Despite this, Marquis of Lorne remains a recommended venue with a great vibe, suitable for both casual drinks and formal dining. Its wonderful staff, outstanding food, and delightful wine choices ensure a memorable dining experience, representing modern Australian cuisine at its best.
A photo of Love Letter restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(17)
Price: Expensive
• Modern australian • Richmond
Booked 7 times today
At Love Letter we are a semi-fine diner restaurant with a seasonal chaos menu, modern-Australian, French influence and a nostalgic lean towards the food that we grew up eating in Aussie, Jewish and Italian households.Think old school French bistro classics with modern Australian flair, rotating snacks and specials. Set in the heart of bridge road, we are a short walk to the MCG and Melbourne's entertainment precinct.We have a thoughtful wine list, full cocktail menu, and frosty beers on tap. Intimate enough for date night, big enough for a function.From love letter, with love.
A photo of Burnley Brewing restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(329)
Price: Moderate
• Modern australian • Richmond
Booked 6 times today
Renowned for its exceptional service, tantalising food selections, and a wide array of beers, Burnley Brewing has gained a reputation as a staple of Modern Australian cuisine. As patrons testify, it's a go-to destination for laid-back catch-ups with friends or trivia nights that are always a pleasure. With its extensive beer selection, from conventional to adventurous choices, each visit provides a new experience. Patrons commend the great pizzas and Parmas that keep them coming back. A wonderful selection of beers, excellent service, and ambiance create an impressive dining experience. As stated in the reviews, Burnley Brewing truly embodies top-notch Modern Australian cuisine.
A photo of Shadowboxer restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(315)
Price: Expensive
• Modern australian • South Yarra
Booked 8 times today
Shadowboxer has received rave reviews for its modern Australian cuisine, with customers commending its outstanding service, brilliant staff, and superb food. The restaurant is especially known for its specialties like the uniquely prepared duck ribs and the Basque cheesecake. Patrons particularly appreciate the blend of professional, yet amicable service, and the balance of ambiance which facilitates easy conversation. Shadowboxer's menu is celebrated for its wholesomeness, creativity, and perfected cooking, with attention to detail and a special note on the thoughtful and creative vegetable sides. The restaurant is evidently advantageous for any occasion, promising quality food, excellent service, and a lovely ambiance, making it a favorite amongst its customers.
A photo of Ms Ava restaurant
4.2
Awesome(18)
Price: Moderate
• Modern australian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 3 times 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.
A photo of Allegro Restaurant restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(51)
Price: Expensive
• Modern 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 JAMES restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(331)
Price: Expensive
• Modern australian • South Melbourne
Booked 8 times today
J A M E S is a standout restaurant for Modern Australian cuisine, receiving high praise for its creative and delicious dishes. It serves up an exciting array of offerings that showcase the best of Australian native produce. Reviewers describe the food as "fun, delicious, and creative", with "impeccably balanced" flavors. J A M E S is also recognized for its comfortable ambience, personalized service, and knowledgeable staff. Many mention the set menu and degustation offerings as must-tries. With its innovative approach, J A M E S is hailed as the "new era of Modern Australian cuisine". Whether you're looking for an unforgettable culinary adventure or a tasteful reminder of childhood elements, this restaurant is an excellent choice.
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