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Basque Tapas and Wine - CLOSED

159 Chapel St, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
+61 3 9533 7044
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible28%
Feb 27, 2017
“First time back here for years”
Feb 24, 2017
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
159 Chapel St, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
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Reviewed February 27, 2017

Haven't been to this place for a very long time. Chapel st is not a place that draws me in. We visited during the week for dinner and it was relatively quiet with only one waitress. Service was fast and the food was very nice,...More

1  Thank VincentVega34
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

We went here on a deal we purchased online. There so call tapas was not authentic. Just a lot of bread. Pretty average service. Not very inviting. Terrible seating. Would not revisit.

Thank Indyrka
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, amazing service. You.must try the Bravas, a-mazzzzzing.... Will be back soon. The staff are also very warm.

Thank Simon M
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

I recommend this place! Love love love it food was beautiful and fast. Service very friendly and fast too. ❤️💛❤️

2  Thank UL R
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was neat. We were welcomed by the charming host & provided the seats of our choice. Great to start with chilled glass of Sangria. We had ordered a set menu. Service was prompt with right time gap between each course. The food quality...More

1  Thank Kamalakar N
Reviewed December 7, 2016

After a rousing night with my son and his mates, Basque Tapas provided us with some simple and some exotic food choices that worked well even for the vegetarian in our midst.

1  Thank Stanthorpe
Reviewed December 1, 2016

This place has got it all wrong - the decor is tacky and the food is pretty tasteless. If they jazzed up the menu a bit, repainted the walls and set up a counter they could make it a far more attractive place for passersby...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Okay drinks menu, the food on the table next to us looked nice but we'd already eaten. Service was okay although the waitress seemed to become easily confused over a relatively simple order. Might pop back in for a drink again.

Thank LTrain09
Reviewed October 16, 2016

A few years ago Basque was awesome. I remember a degustation meal of several courses which was so absolutely delicious, I kept coming back - with friends. Unfortunately, I can no longer recommend this place. The last two times I took friends here, it was...More

Thank ThomasGHeinrich
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

The overpowering smell of urine on arrival was probably the high point of this dining experience. Poor food, horrible service, ordinary wine list - the Spanish government should be all over this for the bad name it gives to Spain.

1  Thank beersarehere
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$4 - $26
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Chapel St, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Stonnington  >  Prahran
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9533 7044
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