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“Just...WOW!!!”
Review of City Wine Shop

City Wine Shop
Ranked #164 of 4,295 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Reviewed April 1, 2014

Ok, the service is friendly & knowledgeable, the wines are wonderful, but the food is AMAZING!!! Love this place!!!

Thank Suzanne K
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Reviewed March 15, 2014

This is one of only three excellent wine bars in Melbourne - Watson's in Carlton and the Valley in Moonee Ponds being the others - and this is the high end and pricey one. It justifies the pricing by having a great location, great wine selection, really good food and, above all, knowledgeable staff.

It's worth the money, and the crowds tell you that most of us think so too.

Sitting outside is naturally the best option in good weather, but inside is also pretty decent, esp in Melbourne's wintry depths.

Don't be afraid to ask for guidance from the, mainly, funky young staff. And order food, they know what they're doing on that front.

Thank PeterRaym0nd
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Reviewed February 12, 2014

Recommended by a local. Sat at a table on the pavement, on a perfect summers night. Just the right amount of attitude from the waiters (they DO know their wines!)...& delicious small plates of tempting savouries (cheese, olives, polenta chips TDF). The trams rumble past, the sirens scream...but somehow all this adds to the atmosphere.

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Thank first_one_step
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Reviewed February 4, 2014

This is one of our favourite places in Melbourne so sit and sip a glass of sparkling wine, sharing a small bowl of olives, watching the world go by. Just opposite the Parliament and close to the corner of Bourke St & Spring St.

Thank Duchies
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Reviewed January 27, 2014

What a cute little place with knowledgable friendly staff. I closed my eyes and imagined I was at La mise au Verre in Nice, France.
They have done a terrific job with the ambience and the meals are very good.

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Thank colin270
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