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€€ - €€€European, , Vegetarian Friendly
23 Bank Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9670 1777
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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07:00 - 23:00 Hours
European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
23 Bank Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With a large group and a set menu Syracuse excelled. Wait staff were excellent, food choice with enough variation. The end cap rump was sensational. Compliments to all in how they managed a large group.

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

A cold and wet night in Melbourne and alone on a quick business trip when I stumble on Syracuse. Wow!! What great service and such an exceptional wine list and sommelier. The waiters were attentive but not overbearing and the food was very tasty and...More

Thank Melos S
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

After a long day in Melbourne we just need a drink before heading back. And we found this amazing place, where our host placed us on a couch next To each other. Of course, we did not get just a drink. We ending up getting...More

Thank Maritian
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Attend a wedding small private function the room was set superbly authentic food. Highly attentive staff Late night many thanks for a memorial evening. John Lehman

Thank Lemo013
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we left disappointed, a few of the dishes were substandard and were send back. Lovely wine list and great staff but when you get undercooked potatoes, rump steak you can’t even chew through and sloppy sorbet. With a few improvements it can return to...More

Thank Jace1979
Reviewed 27 December 2017

So many great places to eat in Melbourne and several to chose from around Bank Place , but the gem in the centre is no doubt SYRACUSE. I eat here often and the menu changes constantly according to Seasonal Produce. The owner / chef ,...More

Thank Christopher T
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

An amazing selection from entree, through main course and then the masterpiece, desert! A fantastic meal gifted to a happy team.

Thank Bradley W
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Ate here on a Monday evening mainly because a birthday fell on that day and not many restaurants are open on that night. The food was excellent and creative and the wine list is extensive and reasonably priced (an excellent Montolpulciano red for $80). Service...More

1  Thank Geoff R
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Always a lovely spot for a drink. Sitting outside in nice weather is always enriching, especially with the benefit of a cleansing bone dry riesling. It’s a 3.5. Recommended.

Thank TwoSheds57
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This is the restaurant to come to when you want to treat yourself. The restaurant has a refined elegance, with high vaulted ceilings and white linen tablecloths. The service is excellent. I had the pork belly, which melted in my mouth.

Thank JonHSydney
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Bank Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9670 1777
  • E-mail
Syracuse offers European-inspired cuisine in a grand and impressive 19th Century atmosphere, located in one of Melbourne’s picturesque, laneways; Bank Place.Syracuse’s menu is produce driven cuisine at its best; meals are prepared using seasonal, Victorian sourced produce delivered fresh daily. Syracuse boasts an extensive list of some 500 wines; featuring wines prominently from Australia and a large variety of internationals from France, Italy and the United States of America.
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