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“Tea with no tea bag, sandwich with half a piece of bread!”
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the main
Ranked #10 of 70 Restaurants in Eltham
Cuisines: Italian, Australian
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered two teas, one came out fine, another was simply hot water in a kettle. No tea bag. The waitress apologised and explained the error happened because they were busy. A poached chicken sandwich was ordered and when I went to pick it up it fell apart as underneath only had one half of a slice of bread. The waitress took it away and returned with another. The sandwich itself had half an iceberg lettuce, 4 olives and 2 bits of capsicum. Wouldn't order it again.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

The Main is a very pleasant place to have a meal. The restaurant caters for celebrations such as birthdays so at times it can get quite noisy.The menu is quite extensive and varied offering a range of seafood, pasta and pizza dishes. Meals are enjoyable but a little bit on the expensive side. Generally the service is very good - drink orders are taken soon after being seated and generally they arrive whilst you are still perusing the menu. On the night we dined (a Tuesday evening) our meal was delivered in a timely fashion. Located in a shopping arcade, it is a comfortable place to eat particularly for those people wanting to combine their shopping with a meal. I have eaten at the Main on many occasions and generally the standard of the food is good.

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Thank Val J
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

My husband and I, together with our two friends, had breakfast at The Main. Our meals were okay and presented well but I do think we could have done better at another local restaurant. The staff were polite and responsive to our needs. The restaurant is conveniently located in a local shopping arcade with parking available.

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Thank HeatherandRoss H
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Just back from a wonderful night at the main! Service was outstanding in every respect - friendly and helpful staff. Ok, it was not overly busy but it was steady, yet attention to detail was still afforded. We shared everything except dessert! The duck and chicken char siu spring rolls were delicious and we shared a meat lovers pizza, which was crispy and full of flavour. The churros were excellent and the mixed berry crepe looked sensational. Will definitely be coming back here again. Friendly staff and awesome food, what more could you want?!

Thank Bradley G
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

The staff were so friendly and accommodating. No trouble splitting the bill amongst our table of five. Food delicious and the coffee to be recommended.

Thank 49beth2015
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