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“Excellent Food”
Review of The European

The European
Ranked #51 of 4,256 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $39
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed June 26, 2013

It is very hard to find something to eat late at night in Melbourne, The European was a treasure find.
We ordered the Bone Marrow and Lamb Belly, they were excellent. Will definately come back and rcommend it to friends.

Thank LoveFoodAddict
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

Stopped in for Breakfast on a cool sunny winters day

Coffee and teas were excellent
Eggs benedict were perfect
European Large Breakfast - OK
Extras - Good
Service did let it down a bit, although busy not one of the waiting staff could manage a smile (may be part of the European experience
Not cheap but overall worth it

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Thank Europeoz
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Reviewed June 15, 2013

A long time favourite, The European is a simple no fuss great coffee place in the centre of Melbourne

The service girls could probably be a little more friendly but they get the job done (a little rough in terms of 'service') but it all works

Great coffee and some really good casual and simple food

A great morning coffee or afternoon tea place

classic in design, just comfortable

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Thank MBJ400
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Reviewed June 12, 2013

We must have gone on an off day! We did not experience anything like the reviews. Went for breakfast, group of 7. The staff serving our table were abrupt and didn't tell us about the specials of the day. Some meals were fabulous like pancakes, others average. Yes the atmosphere is fabulous but I think there are better places for breakfast.

Thank happytravelling55
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Reviewed June 12, 2013

On a cold and rainy Saturday we ventured to this restaurant for lunch. The atmosphere was busy and eclectic... it really resembled a European restaurant and if you could truly imagine yourself in Paris or Rome or Florence.

Every dish that arrived at a table looked great and one wished you could change your order or have a try of everything. We both ordered the warm beetroot and goats chees tart that was fabulous - it went well with the "European salad" that we ordered to share. I loved the salad - it was a bit different with things from all over Europe included just as the name suggests.

I can see why this place would be a hive of activity prior to a performance at the theatre next door or for lunch any day of the week. If I had anything negative thing to say it would be that it is a bit noisy (so not an intimate place for a date) and it would be great if a bottle of water could be placed on the table rather than having the busy wait staff have to continually fill your glass... there were times it took ages to catch someone to ask for our glass to be refilled.

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Thank Jmkel
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