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Southgate, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9696 3334
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 21:30
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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74 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This little restaurant along Southgate is really great, with a beautiful evening my daughter and I really wanted to sit outside on the balcony and make most of the views, staff went out of their way to accomodate us and the food was delicious, a really enjoyable evening

Thank ShutTheFrontDoor
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall we had a nice evening, however when you pay over $100 a head, I think that you pay for very good service - not having to ask for the drinks menu or a top up of wine glasses or having to ask for your Tiramisu when the others had already finished their dessert (just a few examples!). There were... More 

Thank CPMelbourne
Melbourne, Australia
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102 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Try sitting in evening for happy hour and watch the world pass by. Absolutely brilliant prawn and chickpea dish with bread. Didn't know whether it would work - but wow it did. Evening food is delicious. Best Italian in area.

Thank David B
Brisbane, Australia
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101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely beautiful dinner here for my 60th birthday celebration with our Melbourne friends. The food was outstanding and delicious. The service was first class and I look forward to returning the next time I'm in Melbourne. The staff went above and beyond to make sure everything was perfect.

Thank Janice D
Thames, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant was close to the river with a fine view of the city and the river traffic. The service was great and the wait staff were friendly and helpful. The food was so good that I went there twice during a short visit to Melbourne.

Thank Heather S
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Tutto Bene for lunch last weekend and had the most beautiful tasting risotto ever. A chicken ragu with cheese and chilli, so full of flavour and with lots of spice. The staff were really nice and took the time to explain the menu in full which then made it hard to make a choice! Great location looking over... More 

Thank Lynette21
Newcastle, Australia
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

If you're in Southbank you need to go to Tuto Bene for gelato. It is superb. No commercial crap here.

Thank Allan P
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I was a bit concerned as this restaurant had several very ordinary reviews and it had been some years since I had been there. Just ignore the reviews, our meal was quite delicious and the service was efficient and friendly. Our table had the shared "degustation" type meal which was meant to comprise 4 courses. On that night, the 4... More 

Thank Denise & Paul D
Vienna, Austria
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We went there for a light lunch with friends. Positively surprised by the Risotto, which was fabulous. Creamy, tasty and well spiced. Our friends recommended the ice cream to be the best in Melbourne, it was really very good. Friendly and responsive service. Nice location on the bank of the yara river. We sat on the terrace 1 floor above... More 

Thank HagiErik
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82 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant can be a good place for a quick meal of well prepared pasta or risotto. It can also fail to satisfy in a big way, as was the case this time. While my risotto was fine, with just the right amount of chilli, my companions gnocchi was awful. Resting on a thick pumpkin purée sludge and topped with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southgate, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9696 3334

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?