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Flame Greek Tavern

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486 Whitehorse Road | Surrey Hills, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Award-winning suburban restaurant
Good for:
Reservations

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food

Excellent Greek food - delicious moussaka and great dips! Quiet atmosphere and non-intrusive but very helpful service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2014
Felicity H
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Reservations
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8 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Excellent Greek food - delicious moussaka and great dips! Quiet atmosphere and non-intrusive but very helpful service.

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Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Good Greek food, lamb & calamari delicious. Good creme caramel for desert. A favourite with our group of friends and the service is always good.

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I had attended this restaurant for years and loved the Greek cuisine, however, they suddenly upped the prices and reduced the amount of food your received. One night we received a salad for four that I thought was for one person it was that small. Not sure why they did what they did but as a result we were most... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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180 reviews 180 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Briliant Greek Cypriot on Whitehorse Road Surrey Hills close to the 109 tram line and with plenty of parking nearby. The complete Greek eating experience - a family operation with friendly and attentive staff. For entree fetta and cheese was great - the BBQ Octopus was also superb. Main courses were dominated by seafood (prawns were great), top greek salad... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We go here regularly and the food is consistently good, but the service by the waiting staff can vary widely. We have experienced excellent service at times, but next time we have gone, the great wait staff have gone and there are new people. Tonight, there were three serving staff - one very good, who was pleasantly working very hard... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

This is a very well established restaurant in Surrey Hills. The decor is a little tired but the food and friendly approach is what you come for. Many of the evening staff are students who are doing their best at friendly service but are not trained in hospitality, but are certainly trained in house with explaining the menu and helping... More 

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Melbourne
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

An eastern suburbs institution providing simple but lovely Greek food. Take-away is the name of the game here, and the front of house with its heated food cabinet gets very busy. The rear restaurant seating area is a bit austere and the waiter/waitress service can be variable, but the food is just great. The front cooking and takeaway area can... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

A local institution in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, the Flame Greek Tavern offers no frills authentic Greek cuisine in a simple setting. The food has the look and feel of home-style cooking and the décor is also homely and welcoming. My favourites from the extensive menu are the exceptionally good spanakopita (spinach pie), the nourishing and tasty grilled white bait, grilled... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 486 Whitehorse Road | Surrey Hills, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Description

Award-winning suburban restaurant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?