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Virginia Plain - CLOSED

SE 3 L 1 31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Jul 27, 2013
“Enjoyable evening, great food and service”
Jul 13, 2013
“Don't like what you've become - mercy indeed!”
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French, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
SE 3 L 1 31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Neighborhood: Central Business District
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Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

Totally enjoyed our meals and couldn't fault the service. The meals were a good size although certainly highly priced. But given the CBD location one has to accept this. The wine list is expensive and this is my only criticism - need more 'lower priced'...More

Thank ontheroadagainl
Reviewed February 16, 2013

We stumbled across this while wandering the streets of Melbourne on a busy night, and were very glad we did. The staff were very welcoming - especially nice after every where else we tried was full, with long waiting times.The food was really good -...More

Thank gabby b
Reviewed February 12, 2013

I went to VP yesterday with my partner. We took the Tuesday’s special degustation menu: 4 dishes with matching wines for $75, quite a deal! This is a menu set by the chef featuring dishes that are not (yet?) in the menu. It changes every...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed February 7, 2013

I was invited to Virginia Plain for a Christmas dinner with a group of 15 friends. I had read a positive review in The Epicure only a week prior and was consequently looking forward to tasting this new restaurants wares. We had a set menu...More

Thank BettiRichen
Reviewed January 19, 2013

Great new restaurant, with a really good bar with the back ground music provided by a DJ spinning vinyl. The food is excellent and varied Worth a visit

1  Thank lasinv01
Reviewed January 12, 2013

Arrived early for a pleasant start to Saturday night, only 2 other restaurant customers. We waited an hour for main to arrive. Had to ask staff for more wine after carafe finished, this seemed to take forever. The staff seemed very involved with themselves. Charged...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed December 11, 2012

The 4-course degustation is great value at only $55 and it's plenty of food. Gazpacho which was true tomato and chilled perfectly with croutons and mozzarella, then grilled snapper on mashed barley, followed by wagu beef done 3 ways (including the bone marrow - yum)...More

1  Thank 1602Bernadette
Reviewed December 9, 2012

Had 5 courses there for the young guns of wine dinner. For a big function night the service and presentation of food was fantastic. The menu was obviously selected to match the wines and the choices were excellent. However the food looked so fantastic it...More

Thank emelian
Reviewed December 5, 2012

A business lunch today at Virginia Plain was an absolute pleasure. Service is standout, paticularly the sommelier. Food was interesting, perfection in execution and price. I am so sick of share plates, no booking policy, loud spaces and crowded tables. For a business lunch, I...More

1  Thank Gallasingery
Reviewed November 14, 2012

Great space, excellent food, attentive service and interesting music. Oh... and the wine list has some great selections. Loved the crab sandwich, the baccala (salt cod) and the steak tartare. Despite the strong competition in the area, Virginia Plain holds its own amongst the Little...More

Thank Pat M
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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  • Address: SE 3 L 1 31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District