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Essence on Exhibition @ Melbourne Marriott Hotel

4.3
12 reviews
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$40 and under
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Australian
Top tags:
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Essence on Exhibition Restaurant is the most unique dining experience in Melbourne CBD. Our Executive Chef's menu effortlessly blends casual elegance and modern diversity, successfully reflecting Melbourne’s multicultural sophistication.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Australian, Breakfast, Afternoon Tea
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Hours of Operation
Breakfast
Monday - Friday 6:30AM - 10:30AM
Saturday - Sunday 6:30AM - 11:00AM

Lunch
Monday - Friday 12:00PM - 2:30PM
Saturday - Sunday 12:00PM - 3:00PM

Dinner
Sunday - Thursday 6:00PM - 9:30PM
Friday - Saturday 6:00PM - 10:00PM
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Phone number
(03) 9662 3900
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Payment Options:
AMEX, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Karan Negi
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Private Party Facilities
The event spaces here at the Melbourne Marriott Hotel each boast their own individual character and design. From the elegant trimmings of the
Yarra Suite to the sophisticated and intimate Moojerr boardroom, you’re sure to find a unique space for your meeting or event.
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Private Party Contact
Rena Chew: (03) 9662 3900 ext. 1178
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Catering
Our flexible packages include all the essential elements required for your successful event. We provide the small extras that make a big difference. Whether it be a private party, gala, conference or board meeting, you can rest assured knowing your food and beverage is being taken care of.

Our locally sourced menu has been designed to allow you to tailor your menu based on your event requirements, to include the following options: continental breakfast, morning and afternoon tea, a daily buffet, canapés, sandwiches and our signature Country Bred baguette platters.
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Neighbourhood
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Cross street
Little Lonsdale Street
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Parking Details
Valet parking, fee: 50 AUD daily
Casual Parking : 25 AUD for 3 hours
Secure onsite parking in indoor lot, valet service only.
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Public Transit
Parliament Station is the nearest train station located 300 meters from the hotel
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 12 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.2
Food
4.5
Service
4.2
Ambience
4.2
Value
86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on 13 April 2018

Had a meal from the pre theatre menu, choice of three items each for entrée, main and desert, quite satisfactory.
Service was very good.
Food was very good.
Recommended.

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5.0Dined on 7 April 2018

Great venue, great food and very good service by all

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4.0Dined on 17 March 2018

Great service and lovely place to have a family get together before seeing a show.

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5.0Dined on 9 March 2018

It was our anniversary and we were extremely satisfied with the service. Very personable!

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5.0Dined on 27 February 2018

A most enjoyable meal with attentive service from the staff

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4.0Dined on 14 February 2018

Excellent food. Great value . Staff were very friendly. Lovely location.

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4.0Dined on 26 January 2018

Nice dinner and friendly staff . Close to Theatres

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5.0Dined on 23 December 2017

A special meal with a special person. The food was great and the service was friendly as well as helpful.

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4.0Dined on 28 October 2017

We enjoyed our experience at Essence. The food was delicious and arrived very promptly, which was great as we had tickets to a show. The wine was good and we liked that there were two sized glasses to choose from. We had prime seats by the window and it was a lovely evening watching the nightlife go by!

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3.0Dined on 15 October 2017

Very nice food but no allergens listed on menu. Was told steak dish could be done gluten free - parts of dish removed with no replacement (sweet potato soufflé).

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5.0Dined on 7 October 2017

Impeccable service, lovely restaurant, beautiful food. Would definitely go back!

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5.0Dined on 30 September 2017

Fabulous breakfast as always. Excellent food choices. Wonderfully helpful, happy staff, always ready with a smile and offering to help with any requirement. We'll be back!

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