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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Epocha restaurant and bar, is set in a stunning Victorian terrace, opposite the Carlton Gardens a few steps up from the CBD of Melbourne.The menu features sharing dishes with humble origins of Europe. Tasty and wholesome food to nourish your soul, cooked with love by our Chef, Sascha Randle.Our wine list offers a small range of regional drinking wines that, with our food, will put you in the heart of Europe. Let us guide you!
US$19 - US$47
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set in a beautiful old house, went for a mid week dinner after a course. Two menus were offered and the staff were very accommodating with changes. Great wine list covering all pockets. Delicious food in ample portions

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank gordonf779
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined at this restaurant last night and found it lacking in most aspects especially service. No welcome and we were a party of 6 . Many items on the $75 menu required additional payment , nothing about the menu was explained . Food was reasonable...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tandtf
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Lovely place lovely food, Angie Giannakodakis knows how to offer the best food and hospitality experience with the greek way

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank giovannilskg19
Reviewed 1 January 2019

A Saturday family lunch to celebrate a 40th birthday. The whole experience was pleasant and relaxing. Service, food, wine and atmosphere were all an excellent experience. They also catered nicely for the three small children. A little pricey but certainly worth a visit and would...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Allen G
Reviewed 31 December 2018

Fixed menu for the holiday event left nothing to chance. Appealing ambiance and personal attention from the proprietors ensured a good time by all. Seemed like we were about the only guests that weren’t regular patrons, which speaks well of the operation. Courses had a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank itsgoodtobeus
Reviewed 26 December 2018

We had the Sunday roast lunch and while the entrees were excellent, the rest of the meal did not keep up the oomph of the opening. Service was excellent and the place felt quite french provincial. Perhaps we should have chosen a night and an...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank melb0urnef00die
Reviewed 19 December 2018

The ambiance upon arrival excellent this was a Xmas function for a group of 7 the menu extensive but top quality i ordered the truffle risotto an an entree it was most enjoyable the man salad excellent and pork dish very good service 100 per...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank zap51
Reviewed 9 December 2018

What a great place for a small wedding, cleverly utilizing the upstairs and downstairs areas, starting upstairs and on balcony for drinks and a wedding ceremony, then downstairs seated 70 people downstairs for beautifully catered meal that had simple healthy yet tasty meal, then back...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank evinka2016
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Love the whole package, never look at the menu or wine list, three small plates usually more than enough, with a couple of glasses of matching wines from somewhere and someone not seen elsewhere, perfect!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 249graemem
Reviewed 1 September 2018

The staff were exceptionally good. The sommelier was really fantastic he helped us select just the rig wine, we had the 3 item set course menu and it was great. We phoned ahead and they made changes for my dietary requirements, A place for a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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6 October 2018|
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Response from guygeezer | Property representative |
Hi Reg, They operate a Sunday Roast lunch on Sundays. $50 per person for three courses including some entrees to start but the roasted meat changes each week - usually on the website...
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