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The Deanery

$$ - $$$, , Gluten Free Options
13 Bligh Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9629 5599
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Apr 30, 2016
“Nice business meal in a private hideaway”
Mar 14, 2016
“Great place for a quiet drink.”
Restaurant Hours
Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Bligh Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed April 30, 2016

this was a lovely meal. Every course lived up to expectations and description. Good wine list. Nice out of the way location which might be suitable for a private meeting

Thank fj2011
Reviewed March 14, 2016

Wonderful staff and quaint little place for a drink. The nibble menu looked very interesting but we were just thirsty. There were families with kids and people having a business meeting so it caters for all.

Thank Enbion
Reviewed March 9, 2016

Great wine. Great food. Great wine list with plenty of options. Really nice menu. We loved the sevice from our Canadian server. I wrote a much better review but Trip Advisor lost it and I had to write it again.

Thank PinotNoir
Reviewed February 12, 2016

This restaurant is a real gem. It is tucked away down the laneway but yet it still feels spacious. The menu is small but everything on it was appealing. The wine list is very good. The service is excellent. The main attraction of this restaurant,...More

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed November 10, 2015

Went for a birthday lunch with some work colleagues while away from home in Melbourne. We found the place by accident after walking around the area. The menu was creative and inspiring. The taste was even better. Nicely paired wine list and starters. Would highly...More

Thank Courtney S
Reviewed October 20, 2015

Was really looking forward to having dinner and drinks with friends at The Deanery on Saturday night. The reviews looked good and it was also in the Flavours of Melbourne book. When I made the reservation Donelle was lovely on the phone - great customer...More

5  Thank Marisha G
Reviewed September 17, 2015

Been to back a few times as a guest for business lunches. Food is ok, from the steaks to the seafood dishes. Good selection of entrees, mains and desserts. However, no one dish really stands out. Beware it can get very noisy if there are...More

1  Thank Black_Ninja2013
Reviewed September 14, 2015

I took a friend to dinner here. What a wonderful experience. It was quiet enough for us to be able to talk without shouting, the food was excellent and the service was impeccable. I will return.

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere of this restaurant was pleasant. Great menu choices and wine list. I had the duck and it was delicious. The only complaint I have was the length of time we waited for our meal. It wasn't that busy. Allow plenty of time.

Thank Leisajagiello
Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

Very attentive staff, no delays in looking after you which is great. I had the porterhouse which was quite fatty and a bit of a let down because all of the entrees were fantastic. Good friendly atmosphere so definitely recommend and the salmon I heard...More

Thank Tony J
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Bligh Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9629 5599
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