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Sud Food and Wine Bar

219 King Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9670 8451
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Ranked #12 of 4,012 Restaurants in Melbourne
Price range: $14 - $37
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: SUD is an intimate 45 seat Italian restaurant situated at 219 King street MelbourneThis small upmarket restaurant on King st (between Lonsdale and Little Bourke) not only boasts fantastic seasonal produce, allowing the menu to constantly evolve daily but also an extensively dynamic wine list to compliment any meal, hailing from various regions of Italy as well as carefully sourced local producers.SUD frequently caters to a corporate clientele as the quiet, warmly lit ambience promotes a comfortable familiar atmosphere.Available Monday to Friday - ideal for business meetings or private functions, SUD would be happy to cater for any occasion. The wine list has an emphasis on food friendly wines from some interesting, boutique producers around the country and a solid collection of Italian wines and varietals for something a little different. The staff are also happy to suggest some of their favorites among the list to suit the particular dishes ordered.
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: SUD is an intimate 45 seat Italian restaurant situated at 219 King street MelbourneThis small upmarket restaurant on King st (between Lonsdale and Little Bourke) not only boasts fantastic seasonal produce, allowing the menu to constantly evolve daily but also an extensively dynamic wine list to compliment any meal, hailing from various regions of Italy as well as carefully sourced local producers.SUD frequently caters to a corporate clientele as the quiet, warmly lit ambience promotes a comfortable familiar atmosphere.Available Monday to Friday - ideal for business meetings or private functions, SUD would be happy to cater for any occasion. The wine list has an emphasis on food friendly wines from some interesting, boutique producers around the country and a solid collection of Italian wines and varietals for something a little different. The staff are also happy to suggest some of their favorites among the list to suit the particular dishes ordered.
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Angaston, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Came here with my partner for her birthday, she likes italian. Small menu of specialized italian dishes. Although was missing any sort of chicken dish which I believe every restaurant should have. I myself don't mind because I love red meat but my partner is not a great lover of red or game meat. Anyway, entree was too small for... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This restaurant is like you are stepping into Italy. The atmosphere is so welcoming and the food is absolutely delicious. I had the gnocchi with ragu sauce which was plenty and the meat just melted in your mouth. My daughter had the rissotto. This restaurant also caters for gluten free diets which isn't always easy to find. The waiters very... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

i don't dine at sue all the time. We do it on special day. such as birthday etc. Friendly staff Good good and Great Wine. we also bring a few friend to try. They all Loving it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

What a treat to have experienced this delightful haven. Outstanding service by the owner and right hand man who are clearly passionate in what they do. My wife and I had the best date night in years. We will always visit the Sud when we come to Melbourne from Sydney. We even walked for 20 mins in 4 degree temperature... More

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Anglesea, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Beautiful food, great service and quality beer and wine. Great night and. Waiters were great gave us extra food to try and great recommendations on beverages .

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Vincenzo T, Owner at Sud Food and Wine Bar, responded to this review

Ciao! Thank you for your kind words. Greatly appreciated by all here @ SUD. We look forward to seeing you again! More

Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

On a freezing windy sunny day in Melbourne as only we know. SUD was warm haven with an even warmer welcome. My wife and I were greeted warmly then looked after by a super professional waiter and all the staff. The owner is larger than life and his moustache is would make Dali jealous. Food is wonderful, full of flavour... More

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Vincenzo T, Owner at Sud Food and Wine Bar, responded to this review

Ciao bello! We greatly appreciate your kind words. Very glad to read you and your wife enjoyed the degustation meal and wine. We look forward to seeing you again. Regardless of the weather, we always strive for the restaurant to be warm and inviting, giving our customers an evening to enjoy and remember fondly. Again, thank you! More

Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Charming small restaurant that serves some of the best Italian food I've eaten. I am not a big fan of risotto but this is the only place I would ever eat it. Service is impeccable, it never disappoints thanks to Vince and everyone else. It is pricey but for the quality of food and ambiance, this beats the restaurants you... More

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Vincenzo T, Owner at Sud Food and Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We all here @ SUD are very pleased to read your write-up. We pride ourselves on the quality of food and service, to enusre our customers leave well satiated on all fronts. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future! Ciao! More

Munich
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Went to Sud with a couple of colleagues and some business partners last night. Perfect place for a business dinner - quiet and intimate - with great service and entertainment done by the owner that also is the waiter : Vincenzo. The food was extraordinary - fresh seafood and lots of classic italian dishes - all completed by the excellent... More

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Vincenzo T, Manager at Sud Food and Wine Bar, responded to this review

Afternoon, Very pleased to read that you and your business colleagues had an enjoyuable night! Thank you for your kind words. When you are next in Melbourne , we would very much look forward to seeing you here again! Ciao! More

Hallett Cove
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Great little straight-off the street "Ristorante". The fare is genuine Italian and the menu features good sized entrees (most offered as mains also), In keeping with Italian theme, there was a good Euro style wine list wit a couple of locals as well: Beers and ales - same deal with my fave Peroni offered in the "red and nastro" variants.... More

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Vincenzo T, Manager at Sud Food and Wine Bar, responded to this review

Afternoon, Apologies for the delay in responding. Very pleased to read you and your party enjoyed the Sud experience! Look forward to seeing you again when you are next in Melbourne! Ciao! More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Booked dinner that afternoon and was not disappointed. The main waiter was excellent and they made my girlfriend and i really enjoy our night. They had an excellent range of wines and the food was great, even if you couldn't understand what the menu said exactly, all was explained beautifully by the waiter with incredible charm. Definitely recommend, despite the... More

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Vincenzo T, Owner at Sud Food and Wine Bar, responded to this review

Ciao bella and bello! Apologies for the delay in responding to your kind review. Very pleased to read that you both enjoyed the food and wine here @ SUD. Ciao for now! More

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