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74 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 2252
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
74 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had dinner at the Bottega on a very busy Saturday night and despite the crowds were pleasantly surprised at the excellent service and the great food which was served promptly and efficiently. The menu offered a range of interesting, modern options which catered for...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gracious care, and the food provided at this well located restaurant made the party I attended memorable in every aspect.

Thank Judz52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A girls night out for dinner and we weren't disappointed. From the minute I walked in, the service and attentiveness of the staff could not be faulted. Unlike the new "trendy" restaurants that try and cram as many in as possible, there is a really...More

Thank ElizabethDonn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second pre theatre dinner at Bittega and once again the food , service, wine and atmosphere was fabulous. Service was friendly but not intrusive. The wine was a sac Blanc with great fruity smells mmmm. Go and be regaled.

Thank tonygrey62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not bad but in Melbourne where you almost have to seek out a bad Italian meal........and for the price you could do better. Honest food - I had the goat rigattoni - it was nice, the Tiramisu was OK, the coffee OK and so on...More

Thank scotttaylor2610
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner at Bottega last night was tasty and service was good but servings were miserably small. What passed for a main course barely rated as entree size. Felt ripped off.

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We've been ordered four dishes, the waiter was very impatient with loud voice. And the scotch filet tastes tough and old, doesn't worth that much. I don't think this restaurant can be rate as such a high score.

Thank Sijie L
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

My husband & I had dinner here before going to see Aladdin. When we were seated, we mentioned that we needed to leave by 7:30 & the waitress made sure that both our mains & desserts came out promptly. I had the main size potato...More

Thank caffeine_fanatic
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I have been here twice - once for a function upstairs and once with a group of 10 downstairs. Both meals were excellent. The most recent one (downstairs) the food was excellent and the service was attentive and efficient. I had the fish soup which...More

Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Fish soup, incredible pasta inc Cavatelli, octopus and mussels, chilli, garlic and basil and Porcini and goat! sensational!

Thank Dollybeach
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Is your meat halal?
24 April 2017|
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Response from zizzle14 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you call or email to ask about this query directly.
Sue S
Are you accessible customer who has walking frame, ie cannot walk up steps?
1 May 2015|
Response from BottegaMelb | Property representative |
Hi Sue, Thank you for your query. Bottega has one step to enter the restaurant and we have disabled bathrooms on the ground floor that are accessible through the kitchen. If you have any further queries, please don't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 2252
Located on Bourke Hill in Melbourne’s Little Italy, Bottega’s cosy, welcoming ambience, plush leather seats and soft lighting, has made it a long time favourite haunt for CBD diners. In the heart of Melbourne’s theatre precinct, Bottega serves some of Melbourne's best contemporary Italian food. The menu is extensive and well chosen and is combined with a passionate and ever growing wine list.Bottega also takes functions seriously with dedicated menus and private rooms catering for intimate dinners, or parties up to 65 guests. Bottega is open for lunch Monday-Friday and Dinner Monday-Saturday.
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