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City Wine Shop

159 Spring St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
(03) 9654 6657
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Ranked #192 of 4,055 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

We stumbled on the City Wine Shop on our weekend getaway to Melbourne. And we were glad we did. Staff very friendly and engaging, knowledgable with their wines. We sat at the bar and watched the staff work, must say a very professional crew. Had some tasty ight snacks along with the (few) glasses of wine we had. Enjoyed the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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728 reviews 728 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
388 helpful votes 388 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

On two recent visits to Melbourne (one solo and one with a colleague), I've eaten at the City Wine Shop. It's got a great location on the edge of the CBD and is within easy walking distance of several of the CBD hotels. I really liked it on both visits--the first visit, I sat outside on the small deck; the... More

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Glasgow
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Had a quick glass of wine outside and the Ploughman's plate- basic but very tasty indeed. It was a mystery glass of white, which the waiter discussed with me - friendly tone and nice chatty manner. I loved this place!

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Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Myself and a friend stopped here for a glass of wine and a small bite to eat.. Wine list was exceptional, staff very friendly and accommodating.. The food was perfect! I recommend the oysters to everybody!! Delicious! It's a small venue, but with an excellent atmosphere.. Will definitely return.

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Munich
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We stumbled on this wine bar, near the Princess Theatre, and returned for dinner to a packed house. Good food, great wines by the glass, and better by the bottle at a good price. The wine list changes but greatly enjoyed the Pellegrino Fine Rubio Marsala (dessert wine). Being seated outside was not a problem however thankfully the person smoking... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2,515 reviews 2,515 reviews
1,423 restaurant reviews
1,123 helpful votes 1,123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

An excellent diverse range of quality wines in a very pleasant atmosphere - nice place to relax and catch up with friends.

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Noosa Heads
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333 reviews 333 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Linked to the European Restaurant this is a good place for a glass of wine or a few and good food. The place has atmosphere with wine decked walls. It is a bar and not a full service restaurant but well worth a visit. Enjoyable.

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Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Another great few hours spent in this Melbourne institution. Tried several Italian and French reds; all delicious. I find it amazing that grapes like sauvignon blanc, trebbiano and chenin blanc are so great in Old World wines but average or undrinkable here. Also enjoyed a charcuterie board snack and the terrific polenta chips. We always visit here when we come... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Depending when you go, it can be half full or very busy after a nights work. Pick your times and come a enjoy a great part of the city. They have an advanced and wide range for all tastes. I have nothing other than very good service. On A nice day the outside setting gives visitors to Melbourne a great... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My wife took me here to meet up with some friends after work for a drink and meal. I was very surprised, given I had no preconceived ideas. Although the place is rather small, cramped and a tad noisy (especially if you are sharing a table with a couple of particularly over exuberant girls!), the experience, wine, tapas and meals... More

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Additional Information about City Wine Shop

Address: 159 Spring St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9654 6657
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Melbourne CBD
Cuisine: European

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