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Milk the Cow

$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
U 1 157 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9348 4771
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheese board” (16 reviews)
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Australian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
U 1 157 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful ambience Devine on an early spring evening . It is a popular place so be prepared to wait!

Thank C M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Tuesday night with friends visiting from London. Arrived and sat at a table indoors however they requested we move outside reassuring us we will be warm with blankets and heaters. Sat outside and waited in the cold for 15 minutes with no...More

Thank liamm0rgan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here, all 4 of us after a premium tour of "The Block" in Fitzroy Str. We had no problems getting in although I hear it can be busty. We all had the 4 cheese with matching wine combo deals. Some had wine, sole...More

Thank ms12341
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Taking advantage of the emerging, post-winter sunshine on a still cool afternoon we ventured to Fitzroy St for a nice glass of vino and some cheese. We weren't expecting an hour's wait on the table, but a good system, regular updates and a wander up...More

Thank Peta B
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Heading back to our accommodation after a night out a nice coffee on an outside table with a heater and the offer of warm blankets was very welcoming. Was very taken by the novel "chandeliers". a little late for cheese for me but will be...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Staff excellent. Service excellent. Wine and produce outstanding. Price perfect. Great way to spend a few hours.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

I have been a regular at milk the cow for more than a year. It has been characterised by great farm style hospitality and great customer service. However, this weekend, on Friday, we were directed away. We went to SUPERNATURAL what a great find! We...More

Thank Wilma L
MilkTheCow, Manager at Milk the Cow, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Hi Wilma, We are sorry to hear you had trouble getting a table with us last weekend. We agree, our neighbours at Supernormal Canteen are a great find, however we would of course have loved to have your group with us. As you know, like...More

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Decided to sit outside while our name went on the waiting list to sit inside. We were told about an hour wait time, so we ordered cheese and wine and sat in the freezing wind and light rain. To our disgust, others that sat outside...More

Thank David B
MilkTheCow, Manager at Milk the Cow, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Hi David B, Apologies you were left sitting out in the cold. I know how bitey the Melbourne winter can be, even with heaters and blankets! First of all, thank you for being willing to brave it while you waited for a table with us....More

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

They serve cheese and wine...I don’t see what all the fuss is about! Twice I’ve been there now and been left standing in the doorway like an idiot where you feel like you’re annoying the staff by being there. Finally a ‘can I help you?’...More

Thank Hostelstayer87
MilkTheCow, Manager at Milk the Cow, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Hi Hostelstayer87, We're very sorry to hear you were left waiting when you came to see us. It's not like our staff at all to not say hello as soon as they see you, we will definitely bring that up with the team in our...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

I finally got myself together enough to book in for the Alpine series they run on a Monday night over winter. I have to say it was one of the best foodie events I’ve been too. There’s an accordion player and though the night is...More

Thank carnegiegirlcp
MilkTheCow, Manager at Milk the Cow, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful feedback @carnegiegirlcp, we're delighted you enjoyed A Night in The Alps with us! You're right, no matter what we do we always tend to have a little French flavour thrown in there! ;) And that was the Stift Gottweig Grüner...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Australian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 1 157 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9348 4771
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