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Gigi Baba - CLOSED

102 Smith Street, Collingwood, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9486 0345
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good41%
  • Average0%
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  • Terrible5%
2 Aug 2013
“Cooked with Love”
14 Jul 2013
“Best Brunch I've had in a long time”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
102 Smith Street, Collingwood, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 3 August 2013

The way I can explain my eating experience here is that, I felt as though every bite I had was just excellent. The service was the best I've had, not intrusive but always very attentive and everything was timed perfectly. I had a creamy eggplant...More

Thank nicolel25
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Gigibaba with new ownership, is a cafe, restaurant, bar not to be missed. I went along with a friend for brunch today and was amazed by the interesting array of dishes to choose from. Breakfast or lunch...hmmm there where so many yummy flavours. I decided...More

Thank Ange B
Reviewed 10 June 2013

The new owner explained that the liquor licence was still coming due to a snafu from previous owner, so in the meantime they are doing breakfasts and lunches. It was Queens birthday and everywhere was pretty quiet. Decided on late breakfast and this place looked...More

1  Thank Lyn&MarkfromOz
Reviewed 27 February 2013

i am a bit reluctant to write this review as we were at this restaurant over a year ago. we had heard so much about it, tried a number of times, but couldn't get a table each time and one day when we walked in...More

Thank 1mightymouse
Reviewed 20 August 2012

We love this place, and have been eating here since it first opened its doors. Chef/owner Ismail and Marcel's mezze style turkish food with a touch of french just blows your mind. Sorry but you will be hard pressed to find a better eatery in...More

1  Thank Lorenek
Reviewed 18 May 2012

I followed chef/owner Ismael from his original restaurant Eminem in Perth to Gigi Baba in Melbourne because of the amazing food, delicious wine and great service. I have eaten here on multiple occasions and although each time I build it up more and more I...More

1  Thank ALeeKAt-
Reviewed 24 February 2012

Smith Street is an amazing place for finding good restaurants in cool locations. Me, as Italian, I am quite surprised about the culinary level I have been encountering in this area. The restaurant that deserve the best mention in Fitzroy is Gigi Baba. Long bar...More

Thank Flemmish_Trick
Reviewed 5 January 2012

I arrived in Melbourne and showed up on the door step as soon as they opened. That suited me as I was still on Middle East time zone. Bit early to eat as a rule but no bookings here so first in best dressed. Turkish...More

Thank susiethefloosie
Reviewed 9 December 2011

This small and bustling little cafe is deceiving. There are only a few tables but sitting at the bar is very comfortable. The food is fabulous tapas style turkish!! It is a little expensive (one you add up all the little dishes) but worth the...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 9 October 2011

We went mid-week, it was busy so we sat at the bar, a fast efficient, friendly service, we had about eight tasting plates which were all good, especially the prawn, fasulye and eggplant. The cutlets were a bit dry, but tasted good. The atmosphere is...More

Thank gissy1
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  • Address: 102 Smith Street, Collingwood, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Collingwood
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9486 0345
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