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Salona Restaurant

#993 of 3,176 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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260A Swan St, Melbourne, Victoria 3121, Australia
+61 3 9429 1460
12:00 - 23:30
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Mon 17:00 - 23:30
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food small portions, not very nice- they couldn't even get the kebabs right. Very expensive, PLUS a credit card charge to boot! Don't bother, go next door to Agapi for great food and service

Thank Dimmy01
Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We haven't been to Salona for a while, but reckon we'll be back. We shared all our dishes and we had plenty of food. The Saganaki was delish but quite a modest serve, the calamari was very good and a decent sized starter to share, the tarama dip was yum and served with plenty of bread. We only ordered 2... More 

Thank SandraC547
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Very small portions where is the Greek generosity? We had the meat platter for two , the dips , a greek salad, the pork belly, the saganaki, and two bottles of greek rose. i had to apologize to my overseas friends, for the service. For the cost of $260 , its not worth it... May i suggest , be more... More 

Thank andyriceman
Sandringham, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had a group of 12 at the restaurant. Very slow service and waiter seemed annoyed that we were ordering individually? There was no BYO which is unusual for most restaurants of this type. Dips were ok. Our main which was a meat platter for two was terrible. One rissole one sausage two chops and some diced chicken which was... More 

Thank P3326VUannec
San Francisco, California
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I wasn't expecting much, but it was delightful, service was friendly and the food was excellent. Great for a casual dinner, great Greek food.

Thank DrBrettC
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times over the years. Restaurant has had a facelift and change of menu to a more sophisticated level of Greek cuisine. Wine list is a little limited but settled on an Australian Shiraz. Food was nicely presented and very tasty, doughnuts for dessert were excellent. Friendly, efficient service meant we had a lovely evening.

Thank Jenzal12
Glenroy, Australia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Dropped into this place with group of friends and was a pleasant surprise. The food was amazing and you'd expect to pay big bucks but it was great value. We tried their meze menu and others had their organic produce menu which was delicious. The service was exceptional and much better than other high end restaurants we've been to. They... More 

Thank ssands1
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84 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We came here through a recommendation from a friend so had high hopes! The night started well as the guy who welcomed us was great and explained the menu, but then we never saw him again. We went for the 5 course degustation and up to course 2, it was great! Then they seemed to forget about us... We had... More 

1 Thank m3ugs
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Unfortunately I was the one who booked in a table for 8 on a cold saturday night, so I feel responsible for the bad service that shortened our night. We arrived for an 8pm booking, sat down, needed a few extra minutes to decide on our drinks, then once we had, we needed to hail a waiter every time we... More 

1 Thank Sharona R
Melbourne, Australia
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125 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We had made a booking to come for dinner with a group of people. We arrived on time and were offered drinks pretty quickly. The menu isn't huge but offered a range and so some of us ordered food to share and others ordered the degustation (which is reasonably priced) Firstly the portions on the share plates are small so... More 

1 Thank Rocht

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260A Swan St, Melbourne, Victoria 3121, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9429 1460

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?