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49 Rathdowne St | Carlton South, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9036 4949
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
49 Rathdowne St | Carlton South, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a restaurant that we have passed often and thought we should go, so we made a booking for last night 12/5/18. We arrived on time and were seated quickly by the pleasant staff. We were offered a glass of champagne and some oysters,...More

Thank MissKDonkey
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I was impressed the minute I saw its location, nestled in amongst other heritage Victorian homes.. My cousin and I arrived at 5:15, we were told it wasn’t open yet and was suggested to dine elsewhere??? But I asked if a wine for now and...More

Thank Anneandnoah
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We have been meaning to go to Epocha for a while now after stumbling across it while going to the iMax cinema. The food here is very good, I wouldn't say it is the same as some other very high end restaurants with have been...More

Thank MichaelPine
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner on Thursday evening, having never been we were excited to see what was in store. A sharing designed menu, it was expansive and had good depth. The wine list was very good also. All staff were incredibly on point, and excellent service...More

Thank Zander888
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We were very impressed by the beauty of this old Victorian mansion, I always wanted to come inside such a place, now it is done. We had the share menu for $75, how I hate share menu, but there were not many dishes from the...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Epochal is a beautiful Victorian townhouse that has been converted into a superb European restaurant. With flavours from France and Spain, Italy and England it showcases the wonderful ingredients available here in Australia. The chef skilfully marries the flavours and textures of Europe with modern...More

Thank ChefCliveM
Reviewed 3 February 2018

A dinner for two at an interesting restaurant. Shabby Chic décor. Attentive staff and an eclectic menu. Great idea for sharing plates, means you get to taste more.

Thank Fae E
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

We went to Epocha for my birthday and very pleased with the service and the food. Staff were very friendly and professional. They made good suggestions and extremely helpful with our dietary restrictions. Highly recommend this awesome restaurant.

Thank Srinath J
Reviewed 17 January 2018

My husband and I got married in the Museum a few years ago, and we had actually looked at having our reception here. We had always wanted to come back to try it out for dinner, and on our 2nd wedding anniversary we decided to...More

Thank jenmac1875
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Epocha, such a charming place. High ceiling, black decor, chantillier which create this peaceful atmosphere. We have been here once already for dinner (which was fantastic) and we decided to bring my parents from overseas to celebrate our daughter 1 yo. As every single occasion...More

Thank Davide C
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 47
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Rathdowne St | Carlton South, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9036 4949
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Epocha restaurant and bar, is set in a stunning Victorian terrace, opposite the Carlton Gardens a few steps up from the CBD of Melbourne.The menu features sharing dishes with humble origins of Europe. Tasty and wholesome food to nourish your soul, cooked with love by our Chef, Sascha Randle.Our wine list offers a small range of regional drinking wines that, with our food, will put you in the heart of Europe. Let us guide you!
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