Cecconi's Flinders Lane
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A lovely place for a special occasion. Limited sitting time is difficult if you want to eat before 8.30pm. Food is lovely but a bit overpriced. Very good service and good atmosphere. Would certainly go back 😊
The staff are so wonderful here, and the food is always fabulous
Food was very good but service average for the price
You cannot fault this restaurant - it is special in so many ways!
I have not been to Cecconi’s restaurant for many years . Surprisingly crowded for a Monday . Service was prompt and efficient.Fish had too much batter but that is a subjective comment
I was only in Melbourne for 24 hours. I had spent the day having some medical tests at the Austin Hospital. My friend Dianne suggested we go into the city for dinner...Cecconi’s looked interesting, so we booked! The rest is history! A wonderful meal and I know we will both be back one day. A perfect end to a very long day . Well done to all the staff for making me smile again 💕💕 ciao 👏👏🇮🇹💕
Cecconi's is just a quality place for food, service and ambiance. A big shout out to our waiter Cossimo, who was friendly and attentive.
Probably the best steak I have had in years. Wonderful wine list and sympathetic service. Thank you very much.
Can't fault this place. Fantastic service and food was just the best. Will be back for sure.
BEST IN MELBOURNE FOR ITALIAN FOOD. STAFF ARE LOVELY
Great food, great service
Great place! We could actually hear each other talk! Food was terrific!! Will def come for business and pleasure!!!!
Very impressed with Cecconi's. Food was amazing & service was great! I only wish we could afford to go more often... special occasion restaurant for us!
Good atmosphere. Could hear easily and had a great meal with fantastic service.
A great birthday luncheon, fabulous food and wine!!
The food and service were excellent. Not enough time between courses, we were too full, too quickly and didn't have room for dessert. It was uncomfortably noisy.
We will however, return because we love the food.
Dined at Cecconi's for a special occasion and it lived up to my expectations for the event. The atmosphere and service was great and it felt authentic. The food was exceptional - the Marsala Apples were incredible for dessert. I would definitely dine here again.
An absolutely beautiful dinner served by wonderful staff. Everything was first class.
Thoroughly enjoyed dining at Cecconi’s will certainly return when we in Melbourne next
fantastic restaurant, the food was amazing and the atmosphere even better.
Food was amazing, everything cooked perfectly enjoyed every dish.
Online I read so much positive about this Melbourne CBD-restaurant - unfortunately it was such a disappointment. Service was so poor, we had contact to several, but not one smile, not one personal word, everybody was in a hurry and seemed so unhappy. This atmosphere was depressing. The food was good, but too expensive. I cannot recommend this place.
Excellent evening & delicious food
First impressions are A grade, just like the food, the atmosphere and the service. Can't wait to go back.
Have been to Cecconi's many times over the years...Always absolutely beautiful food and brilliant service.
Great experience good food excellent wine & service.
Some background music would have added to ambience
I've been coming to Cecconi's with my wife for years and always recommend it to friends. Whether it's an anniversary, friends catch up or client dinner, it's always great.
Definitely a Melbourne institution.
Wonderful, just Wonderful!!!! The food was so delicious, my wife and I were transported back to Tuscany, the atmosphere is fine dining but warm and inviting, the staff were exceptional and so friendly, yes it costs a bit, but such great food and service it is worth every cent, we left very full and happy!
Lovely service, unfussy menu and delicious food. Wait-staff attentive without ‘hovering’, nice room with quiet decor.
We had a special trip to Melbourne to celebrate my daughters 16th birthday. We wanted a special dinner that offered great Italian food in a lovely setting. There was enough choice of 'normal' Italian style dishes for the girls to try and overall the food and service was fabulous. We would come again.
A pleasurable eating experience. Great to be able to book a table without menu and time restrictions
Great menu, possibly lacking some gluten free options, and, unlike so many Melbourne restaurants, really good service. Highly recommended for private or business lunches.
Fantastic food, service and ambience - I love this place!
A fantastic experience on our first visit to Cecconi's. The food was excellent, the wine reasonably priced, and the service exemplary. Too many restaurants miss at least one element, it's normally the stupid mark up on wine when the food is so good!
Bravo, we will be back!
Cecconi's is my go to place for special occasion dinners. It never disappoints! Food is divine, ambiance is warm and romantic, service is exceptional. It does sit in the upper echelons of price, but worth every penny.
A birthday dinner among 4 close friends. The service was excellent. We enjoyed the food but were selective to keep the food and wine to a reasonable per head price - $120. The price could easily escalate markedly if different choices were made.
The food was still great and we left feeling full. However, it has noticeably declined from last year.
From the moment we walked in it was a bad experience.
Not what I would classify as fine dining.
No one to greet you upon arrival, noisy and overcrowded, feels like a bistro serving overpriced lacklustre food.
I had the risotto which looked more like soup with chunks of carrot and undercooked rice floating around in it.
My partner had agnolotti with duck and rabbit and veal inside. It was too overpowering with a weird fluoro green sauce squirted over from a squeezy bottle.
Both of us didn’t finish our meals.
The waiter was arrogant.
To top it off they started rolling away tables and cleaning up while patrons were still dining just like you experience at yum cha.
Definitely not worth the money and won’t be returning.
Was wonderful! Great food and lovely staff. Would definitely recommend going.
Wonderfully warm and well lit, this venue exudes class and style. The hospitality is fantastic, the wait staff are informed and excellent hosts. It is priced at the top end of the market, but then would you expect anything different from arguably one of the best Italian restaurants in Melbourne. A late and lazy paced dinner was just the ticket for a cold Friday night ... dress up and enjoy!