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Le Cinque Terre

289 Bay St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
+61 413 480 365
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (20 reviews)
“tapas” (50 reviews)
“eggplant chips” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
289 Bay St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
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1. Brighton Favourite
"we really like Le Cinque Terre..."
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2. Great Food
"Wonderful authentic food. all made with fresh ingredients. "
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3. Warm Hosts
"Karolina and Giovanni were such warm and gracious hosts"
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately last time I had dinner with my friend, the food portions seemed to be smaller then before and the meal was almost cold. We had the beef cheeks a few times in the past and were always happy, but not this time :(

Thank Michelle T
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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Love it at Cinque Terre as it offered comfortable high quality dining at very reasonable prices and in very pleasant ambiance. Giovanni and Karolina make you feel very welcomed and put in all the effort to help you enjoy the evening. We had quick dinner...More

Thank KrystianoM
Reviewed June 15, 2018

My husband, my son and I had dinner on a recent Sunday evening in the Garden Room at the back of this restaurant. We had a selection of tapas which were beautifully presented and delicious and then we each had a main and we were...More

Thank wwillow
Reviewed June 3, 2018

This was our first visit to Cinque Terre and sadly I think it'll be our last. The people are lovely but the food really let's it down. We had the chefs three course degustation at $50pp. This is usually a way for the chef to...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Had a lovely meal here - my first time. Met by wonderful host, Giovanni and looked after very well. We shared calamari followed by special of the day - Sunday_ seafood paella. Both dishes were very good and the paella had very tasty seafood flavour...More

Thank RickandTatiana
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We have dined here twice in the last couple of weeks, before or after seeing a movie over the road. So we appreciated the good quick service, plus the interesting food and wine menus. This is more cafe-style Italian and Spanish cooking rather than fine...More

Thank James42_10
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful food and service, cannot think of a single thing to fault. Lovely big courtyard out the back, made me feel like i was back in Italy again. Just lovely. Thank you Le Cinque Terre.

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed January 27, 2018

Good fresh food, tasty achieving some really good flavours...falls just short of great. Lots of choice on the menu but just misses the mark - not exceptional but good honest fare. Desserts could be worked on we had the tasting plate. Disappointing as tasting were...More

Thank JG3149
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

This unpretentious niche in Brighton delivers.The flavour of the food bellissimo. Dined at the back a converted "garage" which only just realised from previous reviewer such a delightful evening we failed to notice.Stifling hot Saturday evening start with a sangria then devoured tapas,risotto (complementary bread...More

Thank Florathexplorer
Reviewed January 24, 2018

Interesting restaurant in Brighton. Plenty on the Menu and the pasta was brilliant. Good Service. Had a great night.

Thank Dave Q
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $47
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Bay St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +61 413 480 365
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Le Cinque Terre brings an exciting mix of Spanish and Italian flavours to Bay Street, Brighton. This cheerful tapas and antipasto bar boasts a cosy dining room with an open kitchen, making guests feel at home as they watch their creations being cooked. The menu at Le Cinque Terre is inspired by authentic family recipes using local Victorian produce.
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