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The Italian Restaurant and Bar - CLOSED

101 Collins St | Entry via rear 100 Flinders Lane AH, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 9499
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Dec 4, 2017
“So very Italian! So very good!”
Sep 22, 2015
“Most enjoyable experience”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Collins St | Entry via rear 100 Flinders Lane AH, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed May 20, 2014

I found this place after doing a search on TripAdvisor, had good reviews so decided to give it a go, I'm so glad I did!! The restaurant is tucked at the back of the building, nice tables with white table cloth, lovely glassware. The waiters...More

Thank delpasarli
Reviewed May 14, 2014

Having been to The Italian before (and having loved it) for a special occasion, we booked in for a mid-week pre-show dinner. Tucked away inside an office building, it's not a place that you would just stumble across and wander into, but it's definitely a...More

Thank MorningStar29
Reviewed March 30, 2014

Love this restaurant. Waiters so caring, food sublime, sophisticated but warm atmosphere. We will keep returning. Nice to have a consistently excellent experience.

Thank Patricia211090
Reviewed March 10, 2014

Have dined here many times and would like to mark up the Italian but when you are served stale bread? Not a good start, The menu is more Australian than Italian at the moment.Used to have a great wine list?????????Not sure.

Thank hbgser
Reviewed February 23, 2014

I really wanted to rate this place with a very good to near excellent. Was quite busy on a Friday, lovely modern deco and we got a corner booth which was romantic as it was our anniversary. Service with a smile, our pasta entrees were...More

Thank R35H
Reviewed February 11, 2014

Four us had dinner at this fine dining restaurant which is located on the ground floor of 101 Collins Street which is large office building. The restaurant is located at the rear of the building and is not so easy to find until you figure...More

Thank NSMKMelbourne
Reviewed February 8, 2014

We discovered this restaurant on one of those daily special discount sights and thought we'd give it a go. We were impressed! The quality of the food and wine was excellent, the servings were too generous, my husband finished his two courses but I couldn't...More

Thank kandn01
Reviewed January 19, 2014

I was hosting lunch for two friends from Melbourne, one of whom chose this as a place she'd heard about and would like to try. It was an early lunch, the place was almost empty and even then it took a while for staff to...More

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed January 11, 2014

This was our second visit to The Italian, the first being in 2008 when travelling to Melbourne for the Aussie Open. As in 2008, our meal was absolutely faultless. The antipasti and baramundi entrees were superb, as was the lamb ragu, mushroom rissoto, fish stew...More

Thank DN1994
Reviewed December 16, 2013

great restaurant and authentic Italian food, very good customer service and great location too, absolutely a must go.

Thank Liqiong F
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

Average prices
$15 - $45
Good for
Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Collins St | Entry via rear 100 Flinders Lane AH, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 9499
  • E-mail
Centrally located in Melbourne, The Italian is situated at Melbourne's premium building 101 Collins Street, entry via 100 Flinders Lane. For the last 9 years we have been serving Melbourne with our inspired cuisine from Northern Italy. Open for breakfast lunch and dinner. Specialising in large bookings, functions and weddings. This hidden gem will surprise you when you come in.
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