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Tender Trap

266 Blackburn Rd, Doncaster East, Manningham, Victoria 3109, Australia
+61 3 9842 3466
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (4 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
“duck breast” (3 reviews)
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Australian, Gluten Free Options
266 Blackburn Rd, Doncaster East, Manningham, Victoria 3109, Australia
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

After five years we were back and we went there three times. Still excellent food (and produce) and the wine collection is even bigger (great selection). Chris, the owner, still as welcoming as ever, meals excellent, prices high but acceptable for what you get.

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Was in Doncaster and decided to try the Tender Trap. Inspired choice. Busy from 1800, the waiters and kitchen did not disappoint. Good choices of both local Yarra Valley wines (love the Chardonnay) to a good selection across ANZ. Our table went for a mixture...More

Thank Troonie1
Reviewed January 10, 2018

The service and food was excellent. Our 3 year old grand daughter got special attention with barramundi and chips. The choices were good and the staff's attention to detail superb. It opens exactly on the stated time not a moment before! We'd go there again,...More

Thank vaneyk001
Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

We are never disappointed & love going back time & time again!! Chris & Helen are to be congratulated on their innovative menu, delicious courses & exemplary service. Well done to a top class restaurant.

Thank SueC3507
Reviewed November 6, 2017

This restaurant never disappoints . Food well cooked and presented in such a way to bring appreciative smiles at our table. The restaurant is comfortable and the ambience warm. The menu diverse enough to please everyone. The service is excellent. In my opinion this restaurant...More

Thank DC937
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Great meal at this restaurant in Doncaster (Victoria). Good menu selection and friendly and helpful service

Thank addicted38
Reviewed September 16, 2017

This suburban restaurant is a real delight. Lovely modern clean ambience. Efficiently run with great food. I had sardines as an entree, nicely presented and tasty. My husband and I both had the barramundi for main,beautifully cooked with a soft crab bisque which added that...More

Thank Caz781
Reviewed September 5, 2017

This highly rates restaurant has been around for some years and always rates well in food guides. The food is of good variety and excellent presentation, albeit can be expensive but still affordable for a special night out.

Thank John W
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Lovely personal and friendly service, an extensive wine list and some really good local beers, but the food was the highlight. Fabulous flavours, delightful textures, neat and modern presentation. I'll go back!

Thank plw0103
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We have been coming here for around 13 years and always come away looking forward to the next time. We love the food and the service is always amazing. We leave our drinks up to Chris (owner) as his knowledge and passion for wine is...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 266 Blackburn Rd, Doncaster East, Manningham, Victoria 3109, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Manningham  >  Doncaster East
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9842 3466
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