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Borsch,Vodka & Tears

173 Chapel St, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
+61 3 9530 2694
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pierogi” (18 reviews)
“blintzes” (13 reviews)
“rice balls” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Polish, European, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
173 Chapel St, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been coming here since I moved to Melbourne from Sydney some years ago and have often enjoyed the Eastern European food not to forget the bloody Mary's and a great range of vodkas ! Of late the food has been confused. Today being...More

1  Thank MDR_11
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Every weekend another restaurant... Today we tried one close to where we live and it will be our favorite one in the future. We had the window table with a good view on Chapel Street. The Vodka tasting trays are perfect for trying different Vodka's...More

Thank Dajaan
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this awesome place. Tasting trays give you the chance to try different types of vodka from mainly Poland and Russia, some of the worlds best on the menu! It will change your idea of vodka forever. Chatty staff, genuine interior, glasses and hand...More

Thank KatB351
Reviewed April 21, 2018

What a gem this restaurant is. Busy, buzzing and the best unique little restaurant I have been to in a long time. Booked for Saturday night 1st sitting at 6.15pm had to be out by 8pm. We arrived an hour early which wasn't a problem....More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Popped along for some casual shared tapas style plates of polish yumminess, washed down with a fair number of interesting and entertaining cocktails. The place got busy and the staff, although never seeming to rush and always ultra polite and professional, missed the odd bit...More

Thank dspearoz
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

We went there for dinner and it was Amazing! Russian salad and the gnocchi were really tasty! Definitely recommended! I go there again that's for sure!

Thank Mary Ü
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

This is a regular for our monthly breakfast. Great food and fantastic staff. Friendly and always make you feel welcome. Would highly recommend

Thank bfprice
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Borsch, Vodka and Tears is somewhere I've been wanting to try for a while. I finally got my chance yesterday. I'd be lying if I said I wasn't disappointed. It's not huge inside, so if you really want to go there for a particular meal/event,...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Ate there with a few friends , the food is quite good, with a good selection to choose from. The cocktails were very good too..

Thank Baltram_7
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Friends took me as I have a love of all things Eastern European/ Slavic ect... Haven’t had proper good borsch since I was last in St. Petersburg. Really friendly staff great food, amazing vodka list that baffled at times a Bar ponce like myself. Will...More

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Debbie T
June 14, 2015|
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Does this restaurant have entertainment and what is the dress code please
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 173 Chapel St, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Stonnington  >  Prahran
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9530 2694
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