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Clarendon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Decent place to grab coffee or a quick lunch

The best I like about this place is the coffee. The dine options are limited and just alright. I found the wait staff courteous, contrary to some reviewers here. Maybe something has changed!! The food normally take longer than usual to arrive.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
AniruddhM
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The best I like about this place is the coffee. The dine options are limited and just alright. I found the wait staff courteous, contrary to some reviewers here. Maybe something has changed!! The food normally take longer than usual to arrive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I went there with my family. The four of us thought that it was amazing. the food there was amazing. There is not as much variety as some other places but the food that are on the menu is amazing. The service was exellent and the actual location was amazing. It is a good place to go with friends and... More 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We had a really good risotto here (creamy with chicken) and some nice cocktails 2. Very friendly staff, good service, there even was a liveband around the corner which was real good (arrived late, around 9).

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

Not only was the food terrible, the service was terrible too. My food was cold and the waiters were terrible, very ignorant and dismissive, not only that but when I asked for the manager I'm almost certain he had taken something judging by his body language. It was also very unclean and I will not be eating there again, who... More 

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Werribee, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

we enjoyed the meal there (Groove Train in Bendigo), the staff were pleasant and helpful, place was clean etc. The only thing against was that we were expecting a "posh" restaurant because it was for a special occasion, and it wasn't really so.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We arrived with 2 adults and 2 kids to order some drinks after shopping. We were ignored by the numerous floor staff and then had to call the waiter over to place an order. There were 4 occupied tables and more than one staff per table. We got 2 ice coffee and 2 ice chocolate, this took almost 10 mins.... More 

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melbourne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Our group of 18 was fabulously catered for. They were ready for us. Allowed us to keep a tab and sort out money later. The staff were very attentive and prompt... But best of all the food suited everyone :) everyone got something they wanted to eat (big menu) and everyone said the food was excellent. We had pizza and... More 

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BRISBANE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Dont know if I have the right Groove Train but the one at Docklands in Victoria was very good. We went for a late lunch after sight seeing and had the Couc cous & lamb & crunchy Bruschetta to share and a beer each. The food was excellant and the service very friendly Thank you

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My friend and I go to The Groove Train most Thursday evenings for coffee and cake or chips. The service is great, the food and coffee is always spot on and the atmosphere is relaxing. There is outside seating that's my only downfall as smokers sit there when the law comes in no smoking it will be almost perfect. It's... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Went to this restaurant with some friends and really enjoyed ourselves. The food was very tasty and the place was clean. The staff were friendly and all in all it was a good experience. I would go back and recommend this place... ~David

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Address: Clarendon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne

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  • Address: Clarendon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne

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