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Papa Goose

91-93 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9077 8117
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb roast” (7 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (6 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
91-93 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

We had a very pleasant meal. The very tasty Savouries entree for 2 was too big, one between us would have been fine. The mains were Steak and Lamb which we couldn't finish because of the savouries though. The meals were nicely presented and cooked...More

Thank GandC1948
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Read some very mixed reviews but the food was great! Had cauliflower croquettes, zucchini flowers and beef tartare then gnocchi all to share. Couldn’t fault food, just wished there was a little more gnocchi! The people on the next table had the roasts and looked...More

Thank Mandy T
Reviewed 19 February 2018

From the moment we walked in to the finish we could not fault this place. the service was friendly, professional and fun. Short on time we let the chef decide our fate and so glad we did. the food was fresh vibrant and plentiful. This...More

Thank Jeff Z
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Visited with my husband and son after previously eating here 1 year ago. We were all looking forward to enjoying the delicious food especially the Yorkshire puddings. Unfortunately the Yorkshire puddings were very disappointing on this visit, very burnt and dry. We advised the extremely...More

Thank rushbys
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

This place is iconic to Melbourne due to its location and from its fresh, delicious and well prepared food accompanied by friendly and easy going staff who have an appreciation for food and also like to chat about the tennis! 🎾. I recommend this place...More

Thank garthvader707
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Wallaby TarTar, yup that's why we made a booking... first time is Australia, first time with some new animals, let's do this! Wallaby was.... great! Get it, wish there was more tost, bread, cracker with it, but nice! Got the stuffed zucchini flowers, yup, nice,...More

1  Thank Coug8491
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I went with my boyfriend, without knowing much about the restaurant and it was simply the most fine and delicious dinner I’ve ever had. We tried different things and every single plate was exquisite and unique. On top of that, we got the best service...More

Thank Trini J
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

The positives - the food was decent, wine was nice, and one of our waiters was very attentive. The negatives - half way through our meal a small mouse scurried across the restaurant floor near our table. We notified the waiter who seemed shocked however...More

Thank Gillian C
PapaGooseMelb, Manager at Papa Goose, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Hi Gillian Thank you for joining us and for providing feedback on your experience. Whilst there are works happening around the city, we can assure you that we do discourage mice to our restaurant. We have pest control visit every week and ensure our cleaning...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this restaurant and so glad we did!! Every aspect of our visit was perfect: from the service through to the food and the ambience! The servers were excellent at understanding and catering for my intolerances (lactose and gluten). Could not recommend more!!

1  Thank Ann_burnsie
PapaGooseMelb, Manager at Papa Goose, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Hi Ann Thank you for joining us, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope to welcome you back soon. With warm regards, Papa Goose

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

The food here was excellent. Our party of four came without a booking and they managed to fit us in. One of us is a coeliac and this was no problem for them. They advised which dishes were suitable and even changed a dish to...More

Thank Lausanne C
PapaGooseMelb, Manager at Papa Goose, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Thank you for joining us, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to welcome you back soon. With kind regards, Papa Goose

Central Business District
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city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91-93 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9077 8117
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We’ve had a small change at Papa Goose. We’ve relaxed the menu and given the dining room a nip and a tuck and can’t wait for you to come and try it. We’ve had chef Bryce Bernhardt running the kitchen for a while now. Bryce came to us after being a sous chef at Church Street Enoteca for three years and chef/co-owner at North Fitzroy’s Jorg and by Jorg @ Narkoojee winery. He has worked with Italian flavours and techniques his whole career and brought this experience to us at Papa Goose. The introduction of more dishes to share made us realise we wanted to give the logo and dining room a new look, too. Think stretched mozzarella with beef tomato, basil and pea oil, and braised octopus with pepperoncini sauce, barbecued squid and lovage; there are part of the ‘Small Plates’ on the menu. But never fear! Our ‘Modern British Fare’ take on the menu will still be there for our regular customers.
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