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“Probably 3.5 not a 4”
Review of Merchant

Merchant
Ranked #232 of 4,152 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Nice atmosphere, within the Intercontinental, good service, food is okay, but nothing special. Worth a visit though

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went to Merchants to celebrate a special birthday for my husband. Big mistake Ed had calamari could have made a handbag out of it was so tough. I ordered a steak and guess what it was like rubber no sauce only beige chips. No atmosphere no passion. Never again Guy please restore your reputation!!!

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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I have to be very repetitive here, but that's because Merchant are incredibly consistent.

Very good location.
Very good food.
Very good decor.
Very good service.

4 / 5 is very good.

You'd love a couple of killer things, and to not be asked if I wanted beer/wine every 10 minutes, but hey, it's very good and I'll be back.

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for Italian food that is authentic, fresh and uncomplicated this is the place to go. It has all the usual favourites such as pasta, risotto,seafood etc and a few not so common items but you can't go wrong with anything on the extensive menu. The whole fish I had was one of the best I have had yet it was simply grilled and seasoned with herbs. Everyone else had various pasta dishes which they all praised highly. We shared entrees such as carpaccio, baccala and cuttlefish all of which were delicious. Serves are not huge but don't need to be. The wine list is mostly Italian and the waiting staff can help you choose a wine to suit your taste. The waiting staff are outstanding in every respect, attentive friendly and very helpful, they really know how to look after people.

Thank Neil C
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

These restaurants are well used because their many staff do a fantastic service job. The cooks are mainly Asian people and know the best ways to prepare meals.

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