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City Wine Shop

€€ - €€€European, ,
159 Spring St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 6657
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good41%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Australian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
159 Spring St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are energised by a flurry of people passing by and you enjoy good wines you will like this place. Food was good (not great) but I agree that the gnocchi was the best meal at our table and the meatballs were lovely, but...More

Thank Lateluncher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited City Wine Bar a few days ago with friends expecting it to house a few bar snacks, but oh how wrong I was. Who cares about the wine when the food is that good. I didn’t want my bowl of gnocchi to end... don’t...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Why have I been visiting Melbourne off and on for almost 20 years and never found this place before? Why ? We found it late on a Saturday evening and were gobsmacked. What a tidy atmospheric wine bar with a huge range of wines for...More

Thank BenYorkie
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We were told to get here early, before the Friday afterwork crowd, so we had a great spot at the bar by the time the afterwork buzz rolled in. Standing room only by 6:30. Great selection of wines, local and European. $8-14 US per glass....More

Thank YearofYes
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We visited this interesting wine and food bar last week. It's a small, busy place aimed at CBD workers wanting a quick meal and drink after work. The food is fine and well priced, but the wine is expensive(for what ii is). Be warned if...More

Thank Dwight1960
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Babysitter organised, tickets purchased months ago now somewhere to meet to relax before the show. The weather certainly helped but sitting out the front in the bustle of the city while relaxing with a lovely wine recommended by the staff & a charcuterie tasting plate...More

Thank Lance F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Excellent choice of wines and some very good food, terrific rissotto and schnitzels, plus good appetizers. I was too full to go for dessert, but the "apple crumble custard trifle" seems the ultimate!

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 9 September 2017

My mate and I had been to a wine tasting in Fitzroy and felt like moving on to a nice quiet bohemian like place, the City Wine Shop, opposite the Parliament Building in Spring Street, to share a fine bottle of Pinot Noir. The range...More

Thank TheosTruthFoodie
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Didn't venture inside having scored a table outside. Small tables for 4 though if you are having meals. Great wine list as you'd expect with a cafe named City Wine Shop. It is a very busy spot on Spring St but the footpath is wide...More

Thank Annalisa C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

That was what I salivated over, anyway-- friend's order of gnocchi. The ploughman's platter was pretty generous with mean and cheese, too. Coffee brilliant.

Thank oohl
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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4 May 2017|
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Response from bikeboy2015 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure there are tables out the front just rock up i am sure they will find u a spot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Spring St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 6657
  • E-mail
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