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Barkers Wine Bar and Bistro

84 Barkers Road, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria VIC 3122, Australia
(03) 9853 6638
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Ranked #43 of 128 Restaurants in Hawthorn
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Australian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Melbourne
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

For us Barkers is very convenient. They have a good selection of wines, beers and ciders. Pizza and snacks are very tasty

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Aussie in London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Who puts a tonne of chilli in the bolognese on the kids' menu? I quite liked it but it was inedible for our 6yo. The fish and chips were really salty and it was a very average piece of fish. Definitely not flake or flathead. The adults meals were ok. Service was ok. But pretty slow for a supposedly kid... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This place is under new management and keeps getting better and better. The new management have made fine crusted gourmet pizzas a specialty and have a finely honed repertoire. Walnut and Pesto, Potato and Chorizo, Leek and Gorgonzola, or Wild Mushrooms - you name it, they seem to do it with only the best ingredients. They have changed my ideas... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Went there for a dinner with friends and returned a few weeks later with family. The staff went to great lengths to ensure an elderly relative's choice was cooked to her liking - 'medium' rather than 'rare' as was advertised on the menu. Each course was well presented and delicious. The staff looked after us on both occasions and we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Blackout was unfortunate; but, although we had a birthday booking, pushed out the door without taking our number , expressing a sincere apology and following up. Very offhand when I visited to explain my distress and thought a free glass of poor champagne would ameliorate their unforgivable bad manners , lack of respect for their customers and complete inability to... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

A nice venue to catch up and have a drink with friends with good friendly service in a relaxed atmosphere

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Went here for a family dinner, 7 adults and 1 toddler. Nice menu with lots of choice. I had calamari which was lovely and hubby had a steak which was cooked perfectly as ordered. Attentive wait staff. Byo wine on Sundays too. For the 8 of us bill was roughly $300. Some people had entrees and deserts too. We all... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

Being in Melbourne for two years and have being trying to find a good wood fired pizza....I have finally found that place! Have been there twice in the past week! Food is great, staff were pleasant, and prices are fair. Great place for a casual Sunday afternoon pizza with a wine or beer!

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Melbourne, Australia
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325 reviews 325 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We used a Groupon for lunch for two people and what a deal. $45 for an antipasto plate, huge bowl of delicious whitebait, two each beef and chicken satays with rice and peanut sauce, delicious calamari, and tasty chicken wings. We literally couldn't eat it all. A glass of wine each came with the deal, but for $20 more we... More 

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melbourne
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292 reviews 292 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

my wife and i called in on a Monday for lunch as there were not too many other places open. I had a pizza which was one of the worst i had ever had, totally tasteless and my wife had whitebait which were very fishy smelling when they arrived which would seem to imply they were not very fresh. She... More 

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Additional Information about Barkers Wine Bar and Bistro

Address: 84 Barkers Road, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria VIC 3122, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9853 6638
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Hawthorn
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Italian, Australian

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