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49 Rathdowne St | Carlton South, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9036 4949
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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17:30 - 22:00All hours
European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
49 Rathdowne St | Carlton South, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal. As the delightful waiter suggested we shared two small meals and two large meals. As there were four of us this was plenty. All of the meals were delicious and the dessert was excellent. We will be going back here

Thank Evelynne G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second visit now to the award winning Epocha. Very pleased we found this place. The venue itself is an eclectic mix of old and new in a stunning Victorian terrace opposite Carlton Gardens. Love the beautiful cutlery and crockery especially. We could...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a pre booked meal for eight adults Sunday lunch May 28, 2017. Set menu - roast pork; expectation roast pork slices from a ROAST with vegetables and potatoes - reality belly pork, one piece for each diner swimming in fat, two small buckets...More

Thank helen E
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We really enjoyed going to Epocha. The Sunday Roast is a set 3 course menu and we had lamb. The entrees were probably the biggest positive surprise. The size of the main was a bit small for 2 people (compared to a similar dish in...More

1  Thank FrankSyd
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This restaurant is totally lovely. Highly RECOMEND . Beautiful ambeonce and the food is outstanding.

Thank VillaMargarita
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food. Beautiful venue as one of those huge old renovated Carlton terraces. We got there half an hour late due to traffic but this was no problem for the staff who gave us wonderful service. The lamb is to die for and I had...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 16 March 2017

My wife and I recently dined at Epocha on a Saturday night, my wife had eaten their with friends the previous year with great reports of food and service. We arrived at the restaurant and were greeted warmly and seated at our table. we ordered...More

Thank Howard H
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We went to "Espocha" to celebrate a friends significant birthday (a little gathering of 10). The restaurant is in a beautiful Victorian Terrace and it oozes a bygone charm and warmth, generated in part by the decor and very welcoming staff - a nice way...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We had a work dinner in this elegant restaurant set in a beautiful Victorian Terrace. As we had a party of 20, we were given the upstairs private dining room which also has a lovely balcony where we were able to enjoy a pre-dinner drink....More

Thank CathyG06
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We haven't returned to this gorgeous, cosy spot since we held our wedding reception here in May 2014 and we were so delighted to find the high standard we loved is still delivered years later. I have never experienced service like you receive at Epocha....More

Thank amaunette
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 47
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Rathdowne St | Carlton South, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9036 4949
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Epocha restaurant and bar, is set in a stunning Victorian terrace, opposite the Carlton Gardens a few steps up from the CBD of Melbourne.The menu features sharing dishes with humble origins of Europe. Tasty and wholesome food to nourish your soul, cooked with love by our Chef, Sascha Randle.Our wine list offers a small range of regional drinking wines that, with our food, will put you in the heart of Europe. Let us guide you!
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