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141 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 3155
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck curry” (47 reviews)
“tapioca” (24 reviews)
“scallops” (61 reviews)
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Asian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
141 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Coda has great atmosphere, food and service as well as excellent wine list and you can hear yourself speak. Over the years, this excellent restaurant has maintained its commitment to putting out imaginative fresh dishes with a modern Asian style. Fabulous!

Thank MA J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have given this place an excellent rating. From the moment we walked in, we were looked after very well. We had a very attentive waiter, who was very helpful. To be honest, the food was average and very expensive. I was not impressed with...More

Thank Indyrka
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went with a few friends yesterday and until then had never heard of Coda. The food was fabulous and the flavours were amazing. Every dish we tried I enjoyed. Service was great too, staff friendly, attentive and helpful.

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The ultimate basement dining experience.. started with the lobster betel leaf and the Assam lamb rib.. they were amazing and then moved on to the wok seared ocean trout and the calamari .. the chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich is a definite to !!...More

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An amazing setting below the laneway cobblestones coupled with a great ambience. Fantastic variety on the menu to suit all palets and energetic and knowledgeable staff across both food and beverage options. You need to book in advance for this top notch dining experience. A...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Something about the welcome and the constant attentiveness will always bring me back. The food was top notch. A definite recommendation!

Thank Euan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I randomly rocked up to Coda after having a few cocktails in the city. We had no reservation so where sat at the bar. It was awesome as we could watch the kitchen work. The sommelier was fantastic, offering a range of...More

Thank Claire T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have been to Coda twice and both times we have been so impressed with the food, service and price. This is our place to go in the city for a special occasion. The staff are friendly and attentive (not over baring)...More

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A favourite in Melbourne. Chef Adam D'Sylva is one of the best. Top service. Great Asian influence in dishes. Try the betel leaf. Scallops are delicious. A fun night out!

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No reservation on a Sunday night - we were allocated seats at the bar. One Cabernet Sauvignon and One cocktail - Neither of the drinks was worth ordering a second round. One half serve of curried duck and one small piece of barramundi served on...More

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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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29 March 2017|
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Response from Cymbid64 | Reviewed this property |
Trendy. It's a smart place but casual. Not dressy but trendy. Some of this will depend on your age. I went with my two sons 37 and 40. I wore a jacket with jeans but then I'm a little older. Not sure if this helps at all... More
16 March 2015|
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Response from foodie0757 | Reviewed this property |
I had no problem with the way the food looked, so a photo wouldn't help. It was very well presented. It was the way the flavours worked ... or more disappointingly, didn't. But then again, I am often disappointed by... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$63 - US$236
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 3155
Upon opening our doors in 2009, we were thrilled to receive the The Age Good Food Guide's 'HatAward' and have maintained it ever since. Complementing these achievements, we are very proud of Head Sommelier, Travis Howe, who not only won Sommelier of the Year but also picked up the 2013 Wine List of the Year. Nestled in one of Melbourne's iconic laneways (basement Oliver Lane, and Flinders Lane), Coda is located in the busiest and most dynamic culinary precinct the city has to offer. A stone's throw away from the Yarra River, Flinders Street station and Federation Square, the restaurant enjoys hosting a diverse group of diners from frequenting locals who live and work on its doorstep to diners from all over the globe. Upon entering the restaurant you will be greeted by a member of our friendly team headed by Mykal and Kate Bartholomew and Executive Chef Adam D'Sylva. The trio has assembled a dedicated team with highly sought-after experience from many international and Melbourne-based restaurants. Coda's relaxed environment provides a versatile setting for a range of engagements. Whatever your occasion - from a quick pre-football meal, to a long Sunday lunch, business dining or a cosy seat for an anniversary - we look forward to your visit. While bookings are highly recommended, patrons without a reservation can enjoy the full menu at the bar.
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