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Society - CLOSED

23 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 2544
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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23 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

My husband and I have dined here twice & both times were excellent. The homemade Italian food is delicious. It is served in a beautiful Art Deco dining room that is like stepping back in time. Very good table service too. It was a pleasure...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went to Society for dinner last week, love the atmosphere and the pasta dishes were very delicious, would definitely go back there for meals next time when we are in Melbourne and will love to recommend it to anyone else that love Italian food...More

Thank FoodieElla
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The tables are a little close. The service though is good - arrived 30 min before reservation by mistake but we were served to a nice table by the window looking out to the street. There are huge windows that open (but it was too...More

Thank susan1819
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I ordered the Prawn Agnoletti which was tasty but the pasta was undercooked and tough to eat. The Lemon Tart served with raspberries was 3 half pastry tart shells filled with a minimal bland lemon filling and a small dab of a pale puree. My...More

1  Thank pkayep
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We dined as a couple for our wedding anniversary. This service at this place is first class. The food is brilliant. The atmosphere is great whether you are looking for a romantic dinner or a special occasion for a bigger group. Will definitely be back...More

Thank Sadlad65
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Great interesting food, great service, perfect timing, lovely table setting, not too noisy - and at an appropriate cost.

Thank manders_steve
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We each took something from the lunch time specials, two courses with a glass of wine.First rate and very attractive price. I first ate here 40 years ago and despite the ownership changes it never fails to please. Thank you Society for bringing us all...More

Thank jononeau
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We just love this place and it never fails to deliver, whether for a romantic dinner, special occasion, catching up with old friends, pre theatre etc. This occasion was my wife and I meeting up with friends from Canada who were in Melbourne for the...More

Thank peterandcatheriner
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Great food fabulous service all leads to a great experience for our recent visit to Society. We have a regular catch up at multiple venues around Melbourne and this will be a repeat option. Highly recommend

Thank MelbourneAl
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Absolutely beautiful food at a recent visit (snapper fillet and coconut panna cotta). Paul and his team are fantastic. Let down ever so slightly by a waitress who didn't seem interested in describing what the snapper was served with - 'salad'. Actually it wasn't salad...More

Thank Louise M
Central Business District
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corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 2544
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