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“excellent food and service”
Review of Vue de Monde

Vue de Monde
Ranked #23 of 4,034 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 112 - USD 187
Cuisines: French, Australian, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Wellington, New Zealand
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“excellent food and service”
Reviewed 17 February 2012

went to the bistro here, very good food and wine, excellent service. can highly recommend the deserts!

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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Thai first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
“A truly phenomenal experience!”
Reviewed 14 February 2012

We recently dined at Vue de Monde. We had the degustation menu for dinner. The food, wine, service, presentation, ambience etc. were all outstanding - we couldn't fault a thing! Our Vue de Monde experience was one that we will certainly remember fondly for all time!

  • Visited February 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Exceptional experience”
Reviewed 13 February 2012

This is a restaurant to savour. If you are English, I suggest you forget exchange rates otherwise your meal will be ruined.... However, once over this shock everything else is stunning. The views are spectacular and the arrival through the wine cellar is an occasion in itself. The service and description of the food add to the experience and although portions are small they are exquisitely presented. We had the Amuse Boucher menu. The appetisers were smoked eel, white chocolate and caviar; crispy duck tongue with marron cream and oyster and salt cured venison. Stand out items were matron, kohlrabi, caviar and tarragon butter; fresh herbs which were presented in a mortar, covered in liquid nitrogen before we crushed them and added a cucumber sorbet; and our favourite grilled and smoked kangaroo with beetroot, blackberry and chocolate. Altogether an unmissable experience although my bank account will be suffering for months to come.

  • Visited February 2012
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norfolk, uk
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69 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“its good, but not as good as they think, or we expected”
Reviewed 12 February 2012

We had eaten 4 years' previously at VdM and found it superb, but its new location seems to have gone to its head. the 10 course degustation meal was just too long and too elaborate. although some individual dishes were stunning, the same could not be said of every course; we had the chef's table, but could see little else than fluorescent light glare from the kitchen, and the meal lacked the atmosphere it deserved

  • Visited January 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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61 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great food but just not worth the price”
Reviewed 11 February 2012

I've been to better places and they have cost a lot less. The vegetatian degustation is charged at the same price as the regular one and this leaves a bitter taste (compare a dish focused on beetroot with my friend's wagu for example)...It is an experience but it costs so much more that anywhere else in Melbourne the food doesn't justify it.

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