Vue De Monde

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693 reviews
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$101 and over
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Modern Australian
Top tags:
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Notable Wine List
Bookings can be made via Vue De Monde's website.

Vue de monde's creator and mastermind is Shannon Bennett whose obsession for classical cuisine combined with his edgy approach has seen the restaurant awarded a plethora of culinary awards both nationally and globally while maintaining a standard of excellence and innovation year after year.

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Vue de Monde might be tasting-menu only, but it still feels pretty casual and it has views from the 55th floor of the Rialto.

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Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My lunch yesterday at Vue de Monde was the best food experience of my life!
I had 13 tasting plates and each one was exceptional!!
I highly recommend Vue de Monde, it’s worth every cent!
I have stage 4 gastric cancer (actually a rare form of it called Krankenburg Cancer) and the level of care, attention and kindness from the staff was exceptional. They ensured I was comfortable, able to digest my meals and adapted some of the meals so I could eat. I was moved to tears with their efforts ❤️

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Dined on 14 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wowee! We had such a magical experience at Vu de monde.
The whole time we were there we were treated like royalty, from the moment we entered the lift until the very end of the evening it felt like they went above and beyond the whole time.
The cocktails and view in Lui's bar were amazing, then the ambience, staff, wine and of course the food was simply incredible.

We had such a memorable night, thank you to everyone at Vu de monde for making it so perfect!

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Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The service was exceptional and that’s not a word I often use. The food was delicious and nothing was too much trouble.

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Dined on 10 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Absolutely all round amazing experience.

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Dined on 3 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing! Simply amazing. Was here 4 years ago and was amaze then and going in this time we were concern the food will not live up to our expectations but we were blown away. The food was beyond our expectations. After a very disappointing night before at Attica, we were so happy with the quality of food given. Every dish has its own moment. We will be back.

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Dined on 2 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Simply an incredible experience with a beautiful view over Melbourne city! The secret menu is a great idea to develop curiosity and be even more surprised!!!

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Dined on 29 April 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Amazing view, friendly service, fresh ingredients but the broth was way too salty. The duck wasn’t cooked well. Given the feedback to the staff immediately but nothing changed. Not worth to pay $310 per person.

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Dined on 28 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

A truly special experience for a milestone birthday. The staff did everything to make it memorable. Almost perfect, with two small exceptions: pre-dinner drinks (Lui bar-separate to restaurant) did not come and had to remind them. Also, my view from the dinner table was a little obstructed. However the birthday person had a perfect outlook- so all was fine. The food was fabulous and we enjoyed the explanations. The extra 'touches' of breakfast and an emailed menu enhanced a wonderful evening.

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Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The service was exceptional. The food was amazing and the matching wines were perfect

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Dined on 26 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent attentive service. Wonderful theatre of food. Loved everything

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Dined on 24 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Varied selection of fantastic food, expensive yes, but real value when you consider the quality of ingredients, fantastic presentation, the surroundings in the restaurant, the view from the 55th floor, the amount of work required to produce such dishes and the standard of service.

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Dined on 22 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Been here few years before. Had about 17 dishes for the set menu this time, they were like: appetizer, appetizer, appetizer, appetizer, appetizer, appetizer, main course, main course, appetizer, appetizer, appetizer, appetizer, appetizer, desert, desert and desert. Wonderful experience but just too sour for us, maybe need some mild stuff to balance, otherwise it's going to be over-appetizing.

But this is majorly a personal taste, good job Vue De Monde.

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Dined on 22 April 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

foods are good and French style as it is a French restaurant and mix a bit with Asutralian style. some courses are salty and deserts are too sweet. good table services and wonderful introduction with each course.

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Dined on 22 April 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

Duck course was inedible: texture of rubber! (What is this mania for serving duck very rare: as soon as it cools the fat underneath the skin is inedible and the meat cannot be cut). Stay with the Chinese: cook duck properly!
Some of the courses were over salted.
The kangaroo wasn’t very palatable: reminded me of the kangaroo meat my mother used to feed our cat.
A disappointing experience for such a hyped restaurant.

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Dined on 21 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Exquisite food and service

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Dined on 19 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Clearly a top Michelin restaurant (if you had that in Australia). One of the best tasting menus I’ve experienced, top service and excellent wine pairing (with an excellent advisory by the sommelier). The ambiance and the views are at level. If you have one restaurant to visit in Melbourne, this should be it.

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Dined on 17 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

An amazing experience from start to finish. Food is spectacular and the service is impeccable.
If you have a restaurant bucket list, then VDM should be on it.

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Dined on 16 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellence is the only was to describe the dining experience we had at Vue de Monde this week. Evry dish was expertly prepared and presented, every wine pairing was just perfect, and the staff was friendly and knowledgeable, expertly taking care of every detail of our evening. We chose Vue de Monde to celebrate a milestone birthday, and it was perfect in every way.

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Dined on 14 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Mind blowing and next level amazing!!!

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Dined on 14 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Absolutely amazing!!!!!!!

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Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 4Ambience 5

I have been wanting to dine at Vue de Monde for a very long time and was disappointed with my experience. The food was average and we should have had a menu with a description of whar we were eating on the night not sent via email a day later.

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Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was by far, the most magical dining experience of my life.

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Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Went here for a special occasion and the team made it exactly that, little surprises from start to finish really made this experience so much more special.

Fine dinning but a friendly and relaxed atmosphere made this a truly memorable occasion.

So it wasn't cheap but it was extravagant and abundant.

Every time we felt we could had a another one of those, the staff picked up on it and another one appeared.

The table and space was huge making it a personal experience.

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Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Quite exceptional!

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Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very attentive staff. Imaginative cuisine. Exceptional dining experience at every level!

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Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was phenomenal and the service exceptional. The staff were friendly and engaging. I would highly reccommend vu de monde.

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Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I have eaten in fine establishments in over 40 countries in the world. This was the best.
Wonderful large (kangaroo leather) table by a panoramic window with 55th story views of western Melbourne CBD, from Dockland and Bolte Bridge to Geelong.
Service - a constant flow of authentic, energetic, knowledgeable and entertaining foodie advisors and table staff taking care of our every need before we knew we needed it.
Food - 10 Degustation courses beyond belief.
2003 Yarra Yarra Cab Sav - best ever!

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Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Absolutely outstanding in every way.

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Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always an amazing experience.

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Dined on 28 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great views over the city and food and staff were excellent

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Dined on 28 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Authentic high quality fresh Australian produce. Well knowledge staff who loves their jobs!

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Dined on 27 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Nice fine dining. Good experience but not memorable.
Price was not clear at reservation compared to what the bill was.
Very good, friendly and professional staff.
Great choice of cutlery, crockery, glassware... amazing presentation
Good interactions between kitchen an front of house

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Dined on 26 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Wine pairings were exceptional.
Tomato, sea urchin, avocado courses a bit underwhelming.
Spanner crab sausage, duck, marshmellow, cheese all brilliant.

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Dined on 26 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

All the staff were amazing and the food was crazy good.

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Dined on 24 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

An absolutely wonderful experience , one we will never forget. Raj & Alex were superb

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Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Exceptionally different, food that you would probably turn your nose up at, but you really have to try everthing they serve as it is all very amazing and tasty. You have to be open to different food and if you are you won't be disappointed. Food and service was exceptional

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Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wedding present and it was amazing

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Dined on 20 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Such a pleasure to return to the Vue de Monde restaurant again. We felt like royalty and ate like kings

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Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The service was excellent and in many ways made the night. They were attentive, but not overly and really seemed passionate about their work and making sure we had a great night.

The food was incredibly different to anything I have eaten. While we had 12 courses, they were sized not to fill but were delicious and varied.

We chose the matching wine option and were glad we did as we drank wines I would never have selected.

We loved it - a wonderful experience!

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Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A meal to remember, and worth every penny. Exceptional food, great service, interesting wines. A perfect night.

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