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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 #5 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
  • Italian first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
208 reviews 208 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

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 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Bella Vedere is so much more than a restaurant, it is a complete experience! I took a very dear friend to the cooking class for her 40th Birthday, and we were both overwhelmed with the whole experience. Firstly the location and building are beautiful, and that is followed by Gary and his team who were so warm and gracious, we... More

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melbourne
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124 reviews 124 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

On a whim, we went to the Yarra Valley area one weekend and decided to find this place after reading some good reviews. No bookings, just dropped by and asked if there was a table for two and we even got lost when looking for the entrance because we went around the back from the wine tasting area. The menu... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I love this place and every time we are there it never fails to impress. The food is amazing and we love to visit this place for long lazy Sunday lunches. The last time I had a steak cooked to perfection! The restaurant offers great local food and some of it is even sources from their own garden. The chefs... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My husband and I visited the winery on Saturday. Staff where friendly . Service was good but we were disappointed with the size and prices of the meals. We ordered 2 Entrees. The first Entree consisted of 3 prawns coated in crumbs lightly fried served with a sauce for the price of $21.00 Second Entrée was oxtail with gnocchi in... More

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