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“Fresh, Interesting and Worth a Visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Coda

Coda
Ranked #14 of 4,058 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 60 - US$ 300
Cuisines: Asian, Contemporary
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Description: Upon opening our doors in 2009, we were thrilled to receive the The Age Good Food Guide's 'HatAward' and have maintained it ever since. Complementing these achievements, we are very proud of Head Sommelier, Travis Howe, who not only won Sommelier of the Year but also picked up the 2013 Wine List of the Year. Nestled in one of Melbourne's iconic laneways (basement Oliver Lane, and Flinders Lane), Coda is located in the busiest and most dynamic culinary precinct the city has to offer. A stone's throw away from the Yarra River, Flinders Street station and Federation Square, the restaurant enjoys hosting a diverse group of diners from frequenting locals who live and work on its doorstep to diners from all over the globe. Upon entering the restaurant you will be greeted by a member of our friendly team headed by Mykal and Kate Bartholomew and Executive Chef Adam D'Sylva. The trio has assembled a dedicated team with highly sought-after experience from many international and Melbourne-based restaurants. Coda's relaxed environment provides a versatile setting for a range of engagements. Whatever your occasion - from a quick pre-football meal, to a long Sunday lunch, business dining or a cosy seat for an anniversary - we look forward to your visit. While bookings are highly recommended, patrons without a reservation can enjoy the full menu at the bar.
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“Fresh, Interesting and Worth a Visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Coda. We started a tapas type entrees- with crispy prawns wrapped in betel leaves, then had blackened quail- served with a fresh salad and sourdough bread topped with tomatoes, olives, pesto and buffalo cheese. For mains we shared a yellow duck curry with a cucumber/melon salad- superb. The food was excellent value but the wines were a little overpriced. The service could not be faulted. I plan to go back to Coda some time soon.

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“In the hands of masters of their craft”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2012

Truly amazing experience. As always, I left it to the staff/chef to choose 6 tapas dishes for our group (catering for likes & dislikes) & the dishes served were amazing ... fresh, creative & delicious food ... all perfectly matched by their Sommellier, Travis, who was spot on with his recommendations including half bottles of the best French whites. The perfect dinning experience of brilliant creative food & exquisite wine served by fun staff. Thank you.

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Melbourne, Australia
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“A must go to Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2012

Fabulous Food but a bit noisy and hard to get into. Really interesting blend of foods. A must go to restaurant.

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“Lovely little place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2012

Fantastic food, menu is great, especially the dessert. Great service, especially at the bar!

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“Brilliant food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2012

Have eaten here three times now and every time have walked away raving about the food. On this occasion we had someone at the table who had a few food allergies and they were SO accommodating, could not fault the service. Highly recommend the blackened quail.

Visited November 2011
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