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Bella Vedere Cucina

874 Maroondah Highway | Badger's Brook Winery, Coldstream, Victoria 3770, Australia
(03) 5962 6161
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Ranked #6 of 12 Restaurants in Coldstream
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I dined here for lunch with my partner in late July, and it was lovely. The service was friendly and attentive, and the menu was to die for. I loved the open kitchen, and the overall ambience of the place. My only criticism is that the pastas are NOT all handmade, which is disappointing for a place that prides itself... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We dined for lunch with friends from out of town and enjoyed a slow Saturday lunch. The beef cheeks were delicious and so were the rabbit and trout. Desserts were to die for- all made on premise same day and on display for our selection. Tim is Bella's host and was on hand to assist us with selection of the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had the best time at Bella! The food, wine the service and ambiance was fantastic. We have previously visited for breakfast and enjoyed it. This time we came for lunch and now keen to try the monthly themed Saturday night dinner feast. Will return - definitely!

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were looking forward to a lovely winter lunch as an early celebration for my birthday. Although we enjoyed our goat dish, service was seriously atrocious our plates remained in front of us for a very long time after finishing our meal and watching staff walk past in a daze, not clearing plates from most tables. Desert was set out... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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210 reviews 210 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

On the Maroondah Hwy at Coldstream this French style restaurant is just ok considering the variety of competition around it. The food was a touch above average, portion sizes on main course were just adequate and service was pleasant but not wow. Selection of the Sunday menu was limited with no poultry or fish offered. For the price I would... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This used to be our "special" go to restaurant, but I can only assume it's changed hands and we probably won't return. We booked early for a small wedding reception (8 people) with specific request for gluten free options for the bride. Not sure if that request made it through, and we reminded them again on the day. Several of... More

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Melbourne
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

The Enthusiasm seems to be gone for all those involved. Menu was simple and boring to be generous. Food? Could do better myself at home. Ambience with only a handful of customers was non existent. Wine list was a joke - seems to have been bought by Levantine Hill and grossly overpriced. I felt embarrassed this past yarra valley institution... More

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Valletta, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The restaurant has good reviews but on the day we visited, the service was very poor and very slow. We thought the food would make up for it but sadly, it was at best average and bearing in mind the prices, we rated it he worst meal of our four week holiday. The final insult was a side salad that... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This is the place to experience a cuisine that is decided the day before. They use many earthy regional products. It is a step ahead of the rest in the Yarra Valley. A very cosy relaxed place. Tim the maître d is a very accommodating and funny.

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Melbourne Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Had a lovely relaxed lunch here today, loved the "country kitchen" feel of the place with the chefs on display. The young staff working were all delightful and the dessert table was impressive (would love to try next time but we just didn't have room today!). We all had something different, each dish was fresh and tasty. Would hesitate to... More

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