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23 Bank Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9670 1777
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 Bank Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we left disappointed, a few of the dishes were substandard and were send back. Lovely wine list and great staff but when you get undercooked potatoes, rump steak you can’t even chew through and sloppy sorbet. With a few improvements it can return to...More

Thank Jace1979
Reviewed 27 December 2017

So many great places to eat in Melbourne and several to chose from around Bank Place , but the gem in the centre is no doubt SYRACUSE. I eat here often and the menu changes constantly according to Seasonal Produce. The owner / chef ,...More

Thank Christopher T
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

An amazing selection from entree, through main course and then the masterpiece, desert! A fantastic meal gifted to a happy team.

Thank Bradley W
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Ate here on a Monday evening mainly because a birthday fell on that day and not many restaurants are open on that night. The food was excellent and creative and the wine list is extensive and reasonably priced (an excellent Montolpulciano red for $80). Service...More

Thank Geoff R
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Always a lovely spot for a drink. Sitting outside in nice weather is always enriching, especially with the benefit of a cleansing bone dry riesling. It’s a 3.5. Recommended.

Thank TwoSheds57
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This is the restaurant to come to when you want to treat yourself. The restaurant has a refined elegance, with high vaulted ceilings and white linen tablecloths. The service is excellent. I had the pork belly, which melted in my mouth.

Thank JonHSydney
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I took my parents here while holidaying in Melbourne and I wasn't at all disappointed. Excellent and personable service - genuine, with good conversation, and still giving us space - very attentive. Food was wholesome and perfectly done. Not pretentious. Flavours well balanced. My dear...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Situated in the pretty Bank Place this a legendary eatery famed for its wine list and knowledgeable sommeliers. These did not disappoint. The red wine recommended was exquisite and in budget. The steak mason may have been meticulously prepared oven grill left to stand etc,...More

Thank LouGlenister
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This review is specific to the wine at Syracuse. We were looking for a wine bar close to our hotel and Syracuse was recommended. The wine list is simply stunning - a world class wine list not matched my many starred restaurants. And, even better,...More

Thank Ralff
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing. Was gifted a $250 dinner voucher and decided to use it to take my parents for dinner to celebrate their new visa and time owner status in Australia. After much research decided on this restaurant, even though we’d never heard of it (we...More

2  Thank MelbournePeaky
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
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.
6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Bank Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9670 1777
  • E-mail
Syracuse offers European-inspired cuisine in a grand and impressive 19th Century atmosphere, located in one of Melbourne’s picturesque, laneways; Bank Place.Syracuse’s menu is produce driven cuisine at its best; meals are prepared using seasonal, Victorian sourced produce delivered fresh daily. Syracuse boasts an extensive list of some 500 wines; featuring wines prominently from Australia and a large variety of internationals from France, Italy and the United States of America.
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