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City Wine Shop

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice and very popular wine bar with a good selection of wine by the glass. We came here for dinner and there was a small menu. We had good meals and excellent wine. However, they need to create more comfortable seating. Almost all are...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous little bolt hole opposite parliament at the top end of Melbourne. Lots of locals and a great vibe. Great wines by the glass or bottle. Snacks or meals. The foie gras is amazing as is the Saganaki and the truffle fries. Great spot to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lilysholiday
Reviewed 18 February 2019

We had wine by the glass recommended by the staff. Wow delicious German Riesling & flavourful Italian tempranillo. The food was beautifully presented and so tasty. A must is the beetroot risotto. We sat at the share table inside and the people around us were...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lee B
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

I’ve had many a good wines reccomend Ed from here and also on a related note, had many a good glasses here. It’s just that the staff seem to care so much. I’m afraid I don’t know who the owner of this place, the European,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank davea808
Reviewed 2 February 2019

Had a business discussion here over coffee. Sat outside on warm afternoon. Service and drinks all ok. Did not appreciate the credit card fee for using Visa!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank michaelcV7805BD
Reviewed 25 January 2019 via mobile

Obviously they have a great wine selection but their food is excellent. The range is not large and neither are their portions, but the quality is authentic European. We sat outside and it felt like we were in a European city. I had prawn spaghetti...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AlexBio16
Reviewed 3 December 2018

A few of us from work went there for some nice cheese and wine and felt cheated by the pricing. Good wine, expensive. The cheese platter was good, though ridiculously overpriced. I found the staff kind, friendly and attentive. Food in general was expensive. For...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank asmartscreenname
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Weekday lunch - sitting outside. Food delicious (particularly the Niçoise salad) but service could use some improvement. Three main orders and had to be asked twice what we had ordered and then one was wrong! Still worth going to.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank keyword2016
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing range of wines, including by the glass. Not overpriced. Service very friendly, helpful and efficient. Food offering tasty, especially the cheeses. (Delice de Bourgogne my favourite) We have visited four or five times over the years, wish we had a place like this in...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank cdscons
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This quiet achiever of the wine world is in Spring Street, just opposite the Parliament of Victoria. The wine comes from many sources. There is no beer on tap, although the Wine Shop has a good range of lagers and ales in cans or bottles....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jeffry B
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Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Finn V
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Response from cdscons | Reviewed this property |
CHeck with the restaurant, but I think $10
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Response from bikeboy2015 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure there are tables out the front just rock up i am sure they will find u a spot