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Slate Restaurant Bar

9 Goldsbrough lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Ranked #2,177 of 4,075 Restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Australian
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Hard floors and walls cause too much noise for any conversation to be held without almost shouting. We left and had coffee elsewhere (a quieter place) so we could converse. Menu is a bit limited.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Worst restaurant i have ever been too i actually got up and left before even ordering due too not being served or spoken too by the rude waiters for over 10 minutes not to mention the place feels so cheap and smells like spilt alcohol..i wouldnt recomend it too anyone wanting a nice dinner

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Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Upstairs could be a great venue for Friday evening drinks, but there's simply too many people there. I guess that's a good sign but I can't quite understand why. Drinks are too expensive, the food is rather average. I actually go quite often as my friends love it. They think it's a trendy place to be. Sauv blanc, shouted conversations... More 

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109 reviews 109 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Having dined here on many occasions and spent some considerable time enjoying Friday night drinks here over the years it's about time I give credit where it's due. The place is beautiful, well spaced and very trendy. The food is sensational with their head chef always coming up with the goods no matter what and when (breakfast, lunch or dinner)... More 

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Saltash
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The way they treat their staff in this restaurant is disgraceful. Not only do not they not pay them but they abuse travellers by taking them on for a weeks trial and never paying them. The two guys that run and own this restaurant should be ashamed of themselves as they bully staff into fearing them over the most insignificant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

A great place for a meal. Good service. No getting out of my sear except for the toilet. Well done guys

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

It offers everything whether you come for a meal or drink. So good to have something down this side of town.

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Melbourne, Australia
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147 reviews 147 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Nice for drinks in summer as they have a lovely outdoor area. Went on weekday in the evening and it was crowded outside, although indoors it was very quiet. $8.00 for a cider, I didn’t expect less. There are other drinking places in the CBD and we don’t go out of our way to head to Slate.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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59 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

When i eat out i look for execution, creativity and value. I think Slate hits it on all counts. The menu is diverse and adventurous and the service is attentive. The room seems to amplify noise so it gets hard to talk during peak lunch and dinner times. Thoroughly recommend for groups and even when dining alone.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Slate is a fairly average restaurant/bar in my experience. I don't work very far away and have been quite a few times. There is nothing that I would say is outstanding relative to other CBD bars or restaurants. In fact, in my opinion it is a little on the expensive side relative to the quality of the food and drink.... More 

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Address: 9 Goldsbrough lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Melbourne CBD
Cuisine: Australian

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