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105 Swan Street, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
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21 Jan 2013
“Great local Bistro with International flavours”
8 Jan 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
105 Swan Street, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
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Reviewed 22 January 2013

Cousin lives in Richmond, hence bit if time there! This is his fall back always great local. We were not dissappoited, great flavour, temperature and friendly attentive & interested service.

Thank 1JayB
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Brendon Mitchell and Kate Krauss-Mitchell you sent a text to all the staff of Bess advising that you are closing and not re opening. What about the outstanding wages of the staff? Will they be paid?

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 25 September 2012

We ordered a selection of entrees and bites to share. The tempura style cauliflower with cinnamon dressing was delicious. Will certainly return.

Thank Muddy_8
Reviewed 9 August 2012 via mobile

Fairly limited menu but you'll find something you like. I had the fish. Husband had the burger. We had pigs ears and crackling ( yes you read that right) and steak tartare as entree. Steak tartare was huge... Too big for one. Nice and spicy....More

Thank Alimcl
Reviewed 28 May 2012

Love the Food !! Ate the suckling pig .. beautifully cooked and the crunchiest Crackling !! will be back !! this is a specialty only on Friday nights

Thank joannedelmar
Reviewed 4 May 2012

We hadn't intended to go here but as it looked good, we went in when another restaurant was full. It wasn't cheap but it was worth the cost. You could order whatever you saw on the menu, knowing full well it would be delicious, different...More

Thank bariloche48
Reviewed 21 April 2012

My Husband and I were in Richmond for the night for a gig and happened to stumble across this great restaurant. The ambiance was wonderful, service and food delightful. Hope to go back on our next visit to melbourne.

Thank Claire P
Reviewed 26 February 2012

Food was great, service a bit hit and miss. We went for an early lunch on a Saturday and there was only a couple of other tables there so not sure what it would be like when it's busier. Outside area is really nice on...More

Thank GotTheTshirt_32
Reviewed 28 January 2012

Three of us shared some tapas....the sliders were great, then some ham and cheese croquet perfectly cooked and creamy, then some spicy choritzo which was a bit oily but all very tasty. For main we had a fantastic duck dish with rubharb and wid rice...More

Thank fe27travel
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Swan Street, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Richmond
Modern French Inspired Cuisine, with a beautiful mix of fresh Australian produce and interesting flavours and presentations
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