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City Wine Shop

$$ - $$$European, ,
159 Spring St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 6657
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good41%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Australian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
159 Spring St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a perfect place to enjoy between friends , we went there last night and I first like the atmosphere, remind me a bit of Europe style , the food was so nice , foie gras was good as the charcuterie plate too , cheese...More

Thank Guillaume C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Across the street from the parliament building, a good place for a street side beer (many selections to choose from),

Thank mvprofit
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Great little spot for a casual meal in the city. We’ve been a couple of times and haven’t been disappointed. The truffle fries are divine and the mushroom risotto beautiful. Of course the wine selection is excellent. We always find a spot in the back...More

Thank seaview088
Reviewed April 27, 2018

We visited the city wine shop three times while in Melbourne. The food is outstanding. The gnocchi, cooked by an Italian chef, was right up there with the best we’ve ever had. Each mouthful was an absolute delight! We left the wine selection to the...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Called in for a few glasses of wine and as there was no tables outside under the trees we sat at the bar. There is also a back room with communal tables that looked nice. On the recommendation of a waiter we ordered a glass...More

Thank Ray d
Reviewed April 17, 2018

After seeing a show, we called in to The Wine Shop. Very busy so we sat outside. Thank you to the Waiters who wiped down the wet tables and chairs for us. We ordered 5 wines a petite coke and a three Cheese platter with...More

1  Thank JenniferC18
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Was in Melbourne on business and had a Sunday lunch time meeting. OMG the food was amazing even eating outside. Many thanks. See you next time we are in Melbourne :) Debbie Andrew and Kirsty

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Good range of wines by the glass. Nice staff Lost a star for charging pub holiday surcharge when not actually a public holiday. When raised with the staff they simply said it is charged anyway and wanted to know nothing further about it. Shame. A...More

2  Thank Von J
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

I went in thinking about drinking a particular wine at a certain price point. One person on staff chatted with me and then went in search of this wine. He came up with two options and the one we chose was perfect. We then sat...More

Thank C1336LOdaniels
Reviewed January 25, 2018

We come to Melbourne every year and always had lunch and dinner here since the last 5 years. Every year food is different and very good. Food and Wine is always brilliant and never disappointed.

Thank spottyladybird
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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May 4, 2017|
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Response from bikeboy2015 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure there are tables out the front just rock up i am sure they will find u a spot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Spring St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 6657
  • E-mail
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