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La Camera Restaurant Southgate

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Shop MR2, Mid-level, Southgate | Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
0396993600
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7:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 am
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Adelaide
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91 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came with family for birthday celebration. It was a Saturday night and we had a table overlooking the river. It was very noisy but it was full so that's only to be expected. The meals were nice but a touch expensive

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Essendon, Australia
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a business lunch here and ordered a Pizza. Came with a pizza cutter and had to cut it up yourself. No big deal but surely they can manage to cut it up for you?? It was fairly tasteless and the prosciutto was tough and stringy. Other toppings pretty basic with no great flavour, although curst was thin and crispy.... More 

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Caves Beach, Australia
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to this lovely restaurant on our first night in Melbourne. We found the service and staff excellent. The pizzas were wonderful and crusts cooked to perfection. I had pasta which was al dente and flavourful. Our family and many other families enjoy the food and location on Southbank. Great place to go before you go to the footy!

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Thank Louise H
LaCameraSouthgate, Manager at La Camera Restaurant Southgate, responded to this review

Hi Loiuse, So happy you enjoyed your dining experience. Our Roman style pizza is loved by all including Italian tourists who say it's just like being at home. We are a great pre theatre or event destination and have been so for 16 years. See you next time. Kindest regards, Paul Scidoine More 

Melbourne
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in the city and went to La Camera for breakfast and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was a beautiful sunny morning so sat on the balcony looking over the Yarra. Food was delicious and a little bit different and service was great. We enjoyed it so much that we went back the next morning for breakfast again. Have... More 

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LaCameraSouthgate, Manager at La Camera Restaurant Southgate, responded to this review

Hi Leanne, There is no greater praise then a repeat customer, especially when it's in consecutive days. Our breakfast menu is very underrated and the biggest problem guests have is choosing the dish!! Kind regards, Paul Scidone More 

Maitland, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent, the staff friendly, we had a great night at La Camera celebrating a birthday with friends.

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LaCameraSouthgate, Manager at La Camera Restaurant Southgate, responded to this review

Hi Melinda, Thanks so much for your feedback. Great to hear we made the special occasion one to remember. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Paul Scidone More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was fine but the service was so scaryThe young trainee waitress brought the mains and then the entrees shortly thereafter. When we questioned the mistake she told us that one of us ordered 2 entrees and therefore it was our fault that they came out the wrong way .. then she came over three times to expalin how... More 

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Jan Juc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great meal before going to the theatre. The restaurant is geared for pre-theatre dining and ensures you get out on time. We started with a lovely spritz before our delicious calamari and gnocchi balls as a starter. We followed up with great pasta dishes- one prawn and one mushroom and both were delicious. Highly recommend for dinner.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a pleasant place for breakfast during the week. Very good breakfast at a very reasonable price. Great location on the balcony, weather permitting.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped into La Camera on a Saturday night at 6:00pm with out a reservation. We were going to be quick as we had a show to go to at 8:00pm. The waitress offered a choice of inside or outside table and said the outside table was warmer. She was right, it was under a heater and we had wonderful... More 

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LaCameraSouthgate, Manager at La Camera Restaurant Southgate, responded to this review

Hi Andy, Thanks very much for your feedback. In regards to the wine I do agree that we should have a house sparkling that is a little less pricey. Food wise though, I feel we are very comparable with prices all over Melbourne, especially with local eateries who are now charging similar prices without the spectacular views and great location... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a little gem in Melbourne not my first visit being here a few times the food is always outstanding I had pasta with cream chicken hubby had pizza portions were generous food was full of flavour traditional Italian food the coffee was perfect so was the desserts and this place has lovely views of the Yarra it... More 

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LaCameraSouthgate, Manager at La Camera Restaurant Southgate, responded to this review

Hi Nancy, Great to hear you loved your dining experience at La Camera Southgate. Pasta and pizza is always popular here, but our pizzas are getting quite a reputation for their unique thin and crispy bases and of course the generous serving size!! Hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Paul Scidone Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $27
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Grill
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop MR2, Mid-level, Southgate | Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighborhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: 0396993600
Description
In the Italian language, La Camera means "The Room"; an unpretentious name for a stylish but modest restaurant, in a location where style is everything.La Camera's distinctive design and lighting creates an airy and modern mix by day, and an elegant ambience by night. Enjoy Melbourne’s amazing city skyline from indoors or on the balconies, whilst sampling La Camera's extensive menu for breakfast, lunch or dinner. As one of the busiest restaurants in the Southgate building La Camera prides itself on sumptuous meals, efficient service, superb views of the city and friendly staff.Breakfast, lunch or dinner, as you approach La Camera Southgate, the hum of conversation assures you that you are on to ‘ a good thing ‘ Whether you want a place to meet with close friends, a romantic dinner for two or simply somewhere to catch a great meal before a visit to the theatre or opera. Relax, unwind and make La Camera - Your Room…..where as with all Italians…” Food Is Life”.

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