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“Very good ambience, food and service”
Review of The European

The European
Ranked #133 of 5,202 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$39
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
Reviewed August 9, 2016

I've been here for breakfasts, lunches and dinners for many years and visited again for dinner after a while. The service is wonderful, professional, quick and friendly. The vibe is lovely and a little romantic if you were there for a date. I was there for business. The food is always good. This time I had a gnocchi. I did feel for the $30 that it should have had more of the ingredients as there was a lot of gnocchi but not enough mozarella and vegetables for my liking. I'll be back and try some other options soon.

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Having eaten our way around the area and visited somewhere new for breakfast each day, this was by far the best.
My poached eggs on avocado on grain and nut toast was to die for!
The service was fabulous.
It was full of people in suits, a very nice upmarket eatery!

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Don't wander in after 10am and expect a table for more than 2 people - others are onto this place as a weekend breakfast destination. Beautiful food, broad menu, fresh juices, great coffee, perfectly helpful but subtle service. Loved the avo and poached egg on super grainy toast, porridge and fruit, fruit and yoghurt platters, bacon and eggs - and more to choose from. Lovely start to a Sunday.

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed July 27, 2016

We have been here a few times now, always enjoying the delicious food, oysters, small dishes, desserts. The wine list is exquisite with strong European influence (as you would expect). Unfortunately a bit pricy.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank K710
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Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Visited here for a team business dinner. The food was very good and the wine list is phenomenal - would recommend the Spanish Temperanillo! Unfortunately the ambiance is lacking and being seated right next to the door on a cold Melbourne evening meant none of us could take off our coats. The wait staff were quite intrusive to the point of ramming their arms across faces to reach plates. I would go back for the food and wine, but not for the service.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Nikki S
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