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Union Dining

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270 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
+61 3 9428 2988
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Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We went to the last night of Union dining, food was good but unremarkable. Luckily the special of mussels saved the day but the potato wedges were very under cooked. It felt like all staff were going through the motions and needed a good rest.

Thank keyword2016
Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We went here for my birthday and we were not disappointed. Service very friendly and the menu selection really interesting and unique. The evening was well paced and the ambience perfect for a romantic dinner.

Thank Neil D
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service. The meals are top notch and staff are excellent. Not for budget conscious but well worth the price. Very helpful and accommodating to friends with new born.

Thank Peter B
Forster, Australia
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

A busy pre-Christmas lunch session, but the service and food was great. I had a great snapper dish, and my guest had mussels. Twosome Shiraz was a great partner.

Thank Michael S
Melbourne, Australia
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229 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Union Dining is worth a visit. The food is good, the wine list interesting and the service excellent. The staff obviously care about what they do, and do it well. Very noisy when full, but that applies to a lot of restaurants – makes conversation very difficult. Not for a very special occasion, but good for a casual dinner if... More 

Thank FunTimes030
Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is consistently good. Every time I visit I wonder why I don't go there more often. The food is very good. The service also and the ambiance is relaxing and comfortable. Yesterday I had oysters and pork filleted for lunch with champagne. My guest had an Abruzzo style lamb dish which was excellent in flavour and presentation. A... More 

Thank hmw754
Melbourne, Australia
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268 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Here for work meeting last week. The decor like a french bistro. Service was fine. For entree I had Spring salad of Roquefort, lentils, leaves, walnuts, roast pear, sherry vinaigrette, solid but not a highlight. For main I had a special which was a lamb tagine, good size serving, taste wise nothing to write home about. I did enjoy the... More 

Thank GastroGaz
Box Hill, Australia
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed with food very very noisey as well. Exorbitantly priced both food and drinks for what you got. Much better restaurants around. We will not go back, suggest you give it a miss as well..

Thank David C
Footscray, Australia
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508 reviews
391 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

we booked for the special event arabian feast and were totally bowled over by the quality of food served. we were impressed by flatbread with za atar, hummus, picked zucchini, roast beets, radishes; mashed duck leg baked in phillo pastry; lamb shoulder with dates, chickpeas, harissa and honey; cous cous with pickled pear, pomegranate & walnuts; rosewater ice cream wtih... More 

Thank 1mightymouse
Melbourne, Australia
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Our group had a wonderful lunch at Union Dining with An Arabian Feast set menu as part of The Age Good Food Month. Wow! Nicky and the team have created a wonderful menu with dishes jam packed with Middle Eastern Flavours. The 5 course menu was a true feast and was very reasonably priced. We could not possibly finish all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Australian, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9428 2988

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