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“Serious Food....but A Fun Location.”
Review of Cumulus Inc.

Cumulus Inc.
Ranked #41 of 4,180 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 6 - US$ 32
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Reviewed 17 April 2012

Lunch for 6. Arrived at noon as ' no reservations'. Left at 4pm. Sated, satisfied. Many shared dishes, but the Ortiz Anchovies from the tin, accompanied by wonderful smokey toast and house paprika, were so good we ordered more. Charcuterie platter was excellent and included some wonderful Wagyu Bressaola. Main courses included soft shell crabs, which were just crunchy enough to be interesting. But we had an absolute ball sharing the slow roasted Lamb shoulder, which had been cooked for hours 'Sous Vide' and then finished on the BBQ/Grill. Soft meat fell from the bone but had a wonderful char on the outside.

Wine list is comprehensive. Some well priced wines, but the list does include some more expensive bottles.....with the William Downie Pinot at $130 which I thought was a bit steep, but I guess a normal mark-up for Melbourne nowadays. Service was excellent. Attentive, Fast, Friendly and (apologies) very good looking.

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Reviewed 15 April 2012

The menu at Cumulus Inc. offers a modern twist on many Mediterranean classics. Due to the modern twist these dishes have been subjected to, however, these dishes are a lot lighter, and less fatty than the equivalent dish would be in a traditional restaurant would be. The soft shell crab is a particularly wonderful dish to behold!

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Reviewed 10 April 2012

Cumulus was extremely busy the night we went (Friday night after work), so make sure you book a table or be prepared to wait outside or if you're lucky, at the bar.
We opted to eat at the bar rather than wait hours for a table. The staff were really friendly & the food was delicious.

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Reviewed 6 April 2012

busy restaurant took about 30 mins to get seated on a \monday night
seat facing the kitchen was interesting experience and food was good

Thank YV23
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Reviewed 1 April 2012

We tried to get in on a Thursday night but they were so busy. The person at the door was very nice and recommended other good places in the vicinity. We returned earlier the next evening, and loved it. We sat at the bar and enjoyed the ox tongue, trout, and roasted pumpkin and carrot. The flavours were delicate, all the dishes were delicious. Service was impeccable. Would definitely go there again.

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