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74 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 2252
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
74 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been ordered four dishes, the waiter was very impatient with loud voice. And the scotch filet tastes tough and old, doesn't worth that much. I don't think this restaurant can be rate as such a high score.

Thank Sijie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I had dinner here before going to see Aladdin. When we were seated, we mentioned that we needed to leave by 7:30 & the waitress made sure that both our mains & desserts came out promptly. I had the main size potato...More

Thank caffeine_fanatic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here twice - once for a function upstairs and once with a group of 10 downstairs. Both meals were excellent. The most recent one (downstairs) the food was excellent and the service was attentive and efficient. I had the fish soup which...More

Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fish soup, incredible pasta inc Cavatelli, octopus and mussels, chilli, garlic and basil and Porcini and goat! sensational!

Thank Dollybeach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious, excellent well presented food, generous portions, good value ($55 per person for 2 courses). Pleasant service, food deivered promptly but did not feel rushed and finished well in time to get to the theatre. Pre-show and a la carte menu options available, daily specials...More

Thank ravyPerth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very enjoyable evening with excellent food, drink and an extremely helpful and attentive waiter (Stan?). Our table of 6 was initially a little cramped but as soon as an adjacent table was vacated it was tacked on the end of ours and made things...More

Thank Evo58
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

A private function but an a la carte experience. A great selection made choices tough but beef carpaccio won the day. Oxtail Ragu with Gnocchi was widely appreciated. Porchetta with croquette accompaniments was lovely but arguably too rich; salmon looked a little unremarkable but nicely...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

It was great! We were warmly welcomed. The staff were aware that we were eating prior to attending the theatre. Several food options were on offer - listed on a display board, price included, on a wall near the entrance. Once inside, more excellent choices...More

Thank D5132ORbrucew
Reviewed 4 April 2017

You know it's special from the moment you walk in, all class and style.in fact that whole precinct is all class with restaurants of the highest quality. We all started with the mussels, fregola (like a lentil) basil and tomato. Mine was ever so slightly...More

Thank Kenji M
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Celebrating our 25th anniversary on Saturday night we ventured to Bottega and had a wonderful seat by the window to watch the world go by as we dined on a delicious meal. Started with a salami, ricotta and flat bread dish which was delightfully devoured....More

Thank AJH_2323
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
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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Is your meat halal?
23 April 2017|
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Response from zizzle14 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you call or email to ask about this query directly.
Sue S
Are you accessible customer who has walking frame, ie cannot walk up steps?
1 May 2015|
Response from BottegaMelb | Property representative |
Hi Sue, Thank you for your query. Bottega has one step to enter the restaurant and we have disabled bathrooms on the ground floor that are accessible through the kitchen. If you have any further queries, please don't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 2252
Located on Bourke Hill in Melbourne’s Little Italy, Bottega’s cosy, welcoming ambience, plush leather seats and soft lighting, has made it a long time favourite haunt for CBD diners. In the heart of Melbourne’s theatre precinct, Bottega serves some of Melbourne's best contemporary Italian food. The menu is extensive and well chosen and is combined with a passionate and ever growing wine list.Bottega also takes functions seriously with dedicated menus and private rooms catering for intimate dinners, or parties up to 65 guests. Bottega is open for lunch Monday-Friday and Dinner Monday-Saturday.