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“Not bad food but have had better”
Review of Taxi Kitchen

Taxi Kitchen
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Tue, 2/7
8:00 PM
Ranked #94 of 5,189 Restaurants in Melbourne
Price range: $10 - $26
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: For a 180 degree view of Melbourne's city skyline, Yarra River and Arts Precinct, journey to Taxi Kitchen in Federation Square's Transport Hotel. Hosting cocktail events, a la carte dining, pre-show drinks and boasting three private function dining rooms, Taxi Kitchen dazzles guests with views through floor to ceiling louvered glass windows complemented by earthy tones, indoor greenery and natural light for a clean, semi-alfresco feel. Playful menu items provoke a certain inquisitiveness of guests, charmingly presented on a bed of black pebbles, rustic wooden boards or in colourful, textured dishes. Delight in any or all six courses from seared scallops with red radish, smoked chilli mayo and katiafi to Wagyu porterhouse with creamed potato and jus gras - just be sure to leave room for dessert
Reviewed July 26, 2016

We had the 6 course chef's selection. We were able to swap over one of the courses that we didn't eat which was great. We eat a lot of this type of food so were expecting some high quality, tasty dishes. Not to say the food wasn't good, because it was but we didn't rave about it and for that type of money would spend it elsewhere next time. The service was pretty good but we went on a Sunday night so it was very quiet. It's a nice restaurant ambiance wise. Wines are pretty expensive.

Date of visit: July 2016
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2  Thank laurenmJ1008UJ
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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner before a show at the Forum on Saturday night.

Although Taxi Kitchen has been operating for some time, we had never been - and that's a shame because this place really delivers.

Courteous, unpretentious service was the first thing we noticed. Being offered tap water as the default was also refreshing; we're getting a bit tired of places pushing overpriced sparkling water at us before we've even had a chance to sit down. Yes, I know - first world problems.

The food was excellent - really punchy flavours- and the wine selection was extensive enough without being overwhelming.

Not the cheapest place in town but worth every cent you pay. We will be back.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank wendyurquia
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Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Had Friday night dinner here on the recommendation from a friend. Loved it, great atmosphere and view. The service was prompt, knowledgeable, friendly and efficient.

The duck was a standout but everything was great.

Our only disappointment was we were too full for dessert.

Would definitely recommend this place

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank suej815
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

Taxi Kitchen really surprised me. First class service (really felt like a guest), excellent food, from an interesting menu. Would definitely go again.

Date of visit: July 2016
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1  Thank C-Melbourne
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

Taxi Kitchen is a great place for a business dinner or family special occasion.
Not cheap, but the food is exquisite and never fails to impress.

Date of visit: January 2016
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Thank cbsgwobal
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