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USD 17 - USD 54
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Italian, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews tiramisu pasta lamb shank rainbow trout italian cuisine great dinner service was great limited menu quality of food amazing food angelo corkage entrees dish chips standout
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to this place for what we thought would be an authentic excellent Italian restaurant. Ordered Arancini to share at 21 Australian dollars. 4 pieces, nice but poor value. Bottle of Pinot was 68dollars which you can buy for 9$ Main course special which was...a lamb and pasta dish at 32$ each. Inedible, just a bowl of thick pasta and a little sauce. Sent it back. Terrible, do not go…..More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 6 June 2021

A really good place for a lazy saturday lunch with friends! most of us in the group had lamb shanks with cauliflower puree with a bottle of pinot grigio and there was a cannoli dessert we shared. Flavoursome, hearty food befitting a winter's day. Service...was tops and nice shops to look into after lunch. Highly recommend for a get together.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 16 April 2021

Limited menu plus daily specials specialising in Italian cuisine. Vegetarian options available. Great wine list and BYO allowed.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 26 February 2021 via mobile

Such a gem. Amazing food and excellent staff. Would definitely go back. Been to this restaurant a couple of times and always surprised with the quality of food and service

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 1 February 2021

I went there with my family for my birthday dinner. We had an assortment of differnt entres, mains and desserts. The standouts were the calamari, prawn pasta and Nutella filled bombilini... Amazing! Service was great and they were very accommodating to all of our needs....Second year in a row I have been there to celebrate my birthday. Will defintely be back again :)More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 26 January 2021

Busy public holiday and there is a single inept waiter (felt like an episode of fawlty towers). Food was fine, but it is EXPENSIVE so should be better than fine. $37 for a pasta seems a lot. And the service was not fine. The waiter...wore his COVID mask around his chin - not even covering his mouth, let alone nose. And he was hopeless. You can’t charge 5 star prices for cafeteria service.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 19 November 2020

This is one of the worse wine dinners I have ever had. The quality of the food did not match the price I've paid. It is also unreasonable and misleading that this restaurant called this a wine dinner when you have to pay an extra...$50 for matching its wine with the food. From the many wine dinner experiences that I have had before, I have never had a wine dinner that is designed this way. Now that I have selected to go for paying that extra $50 and matching of the wine, I'd expect refilling until I am satisfied, but all I get is 1/2 a glass per dish, which is really stingy. If the price of the wine were $79 per person including matching of the wine, then it would be a bit more reasonable and it would then be a more enjoyable dinner experience. I personally would not attend this restaurant again.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

We had lunch on a weekday. There was discounted set lunch menu and was of good value. However, we were placed in a small enclosed extension area of the restaurant and when fully occupied, there were 14 people, definitely not observing the 4sq. m.social distancing...rule. We had to open some louvre windows to let fresh air in, but was opposed by the waiter. We had to argue before we were allowed to do so.Can 't imagine if it were the weekends.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 18 September 2020

An absolutely brilliant night on all fronts. Our waiter Angelo was fantastic - professional, playful and knowledgeable. We took our friend for her birthday and the food did not disappoint - delicious ! My friend and I had the homemade pasta special with truffle -...it was so soft and tasty - thank goodness for the spoon to enjoy the every last morsel. My husband had the agnello - Lamb shank, kale, house pickles which he also enjoyed. Chips were a good accompaniment. And for dessert we shared a tiramisu and a piece of torta di mele with caramel sauce and hazelnuts. Angelo ensured a candle and sparkler to allow us to sing happy birthday - thank you for making it such a wonderful night. And byo ($12 corkage) was a bonus.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 23 August 2020 via mobile

Covid safe and excellent food! We hadn’t been here for a while but wanted something easy and local and really enjoyed our night. BYO is certainly a treat even with $12 corkage. We enjoyed the beef cheeks (incredible), barramundi and rainbow trout special with tiramisu...to finish.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5