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La Vita Buona 'The Good Life' Cellar Bar Deli

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207 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
03 9654 7855
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice stop for Wine

While walking around in Melbourne we stopped for wine. Service was great! Had the cheese course for a snack. Way more than one would expect! Enjoyed sitting outside listening to live music from a band across the waterway!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Camperdown, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We were in Melbourne for a conference, looking for a light lunch, we had 4 different dishes and a couple of glasses of wine, what more could you want

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Slow, slow slow service Waiter got order wrong, then took way to long to rectify. (Note to waiter, Share thoughts with notepad) Sediment in fortified wine, complained waiters took to long to rectify 2nd issue. Geese just wanted a quick late night drink without fuss. No there. Cheese was nice, not enough biscuits.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

While walking around in Melbourne we stopped for wine. Service was great! Had the cheese course for a snack. Way more than one would expect! Enjoyed sitting outside listening to live music from a band across the waterway!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Arrived late after flight and just needed dinner and pleasant wine. Arrived 5 mins before kitchen closed and it was no trouble at all - steak night special with perfectly cooked steak that melted in my mouth washed down by Roussillon Grenache which took me back to France. No hassles, attentive friendly staff - so perfect did it tonight also!

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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We stopped here a couple of times during our trip to Melbourne for a couple of glasses of wine, what a selection. Staff were very attentive, definitely be back again on my next visit.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Cool place, very helpful waiter he even forgave my ignorance of sherry vs port. Enjoyed the quiteness for a saturday night

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Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We discovered this lovely (little) wine bar while staying at the Westin Hotel and seeing some comedy at the Athenaeum Theatre. Fabulous selection of wine by the glass and you can buy take away wine as well. Our group of 6 each enjoyed a different wine from around the world and purchased a delicious pinot grigio from Italy to enjoy... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Prices were cheapish, staff were attentive. Deserts really stood out. I'd go here again. Good place to take a big group.

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Newcastle, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We are back to the most international Euro Asian city in Australia a city where you can truly say Why do I need to travel overseas to savour wines of the world and simple tasty reasonable fresh food ? We've eaten there many times over many years finding this little treasure when we were staying at the Westin It is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Popped into this wine bar with friends to enjoy an early evening drink. Cosy atmosphere and knowledgeable staff made for a very pleasant evening. I plan to return for lunch on my next visit to Melbourne!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 207 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 03 9654 7855

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian

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