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dined on Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Had a really nice dinner here. The service was lovely and very friendly. The misters outside were perfect for a warm night to cool you down just enough. The food was definitely a stand out and came out very quickly especially considering how busy they were. We will definitely be back!

dined on Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Loved the pasta and the staff were, as always, very obliging ... Thank you

dined on Wed, 22 Feb 2017

The lunch 'special' was good value and the wines reasonably priced if you want a bottle over and above the free glass of house wine. Really recommend the grilled calamari. The carbonara was also excellent. The chicken salad was disappointing though; the chicken a little dry and no 'dressing'. Still a great lunch experience overall!
Hi Michael, Thanks so much for your feedback. Sounds like overall you enjoyed your dining experience. Excuse us for over cooking the chicken it is normally tender and succulent. Kind regards, Paul Scidone Manager
Restaurant La Camera Southgate responded on Thu, 23 Feb 2017

dined on Mon, 20 Feb 2017

Always a good place to eat. Ideal for pre-theatre dinner as the service is quick and courteous and the food good value.

dined on Mon, 20 Feb 2017

Regular diners and community night attendees

dined on Tue, 14 Feb 2017

La Camera is a convenient bistro for pre-theatre meals. Service is good (though refilling of water glasses could be more frequent). Food is fresh, tasty and delivered quickly. The wine list has a good range.
Julie Clydesdale

dined on Sat, 11 Feb 2017

The service was exceptional, even before arriving I had received a phone call to ask if I was attending a show or event after dinner, to ensure our meals were served in a timely manner to leave the restaurant in time for the next event. This was very impressive as I had not experienced this before Staff during our dinner were very courteous and helpful and attentive. Food out of this world. Will definitely be back again

dined on Wed, 8 Feb 2017

My wife & I dined at La Camera last night on our way to the James Taylor concert at Rod Laver Arena (just a casual stroll away along the Yarra River). We are regulars at La Camera because of its location and best of all the fact that the meals and service are consistently very good. The views over the Yarra, along Southbank & the City building make it even more enjoyable. Perfect for casual dining at reasonable pricing. High recommended!
Ankush Chauhan

dined on Sat, 4 Feb 2017

Lovely food, particularly the chicken risotto and the beef cheek pappardelle, would highly recommend it.
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The New Aperitivo

The New Aperitivo The Aperitivo is part of the Italian culture as pasta and pizza. Basically it’s their version of happy hour, but with food. Normally it involves a standard pre-dinner drink with some free nibbles and with the recent influx of Italians over the last few years, it is becoming very popular on the Melbourne Food scene. At La Camera Southgate we have our own version of The Aperitivo available every day between 4:00 pm -5:30 pm. Choose from a selection of platters with a huge variety of mouth-watering antipasti and receive a complimentary aperitif….Aperol Spritz, Campari, Vermouth, Negroni, Sbagliato and Prosecco. The balcony is always the best postion to enjoy your aperitivo which overlooks The Yarra River and has breathtaking views of the Melbourne’s beautiful city. Choose from a selection of classic tapas style hot plates, cured meats and roasted veggies. It’s the perfect way to start your evening before your main meal, as a pre or post theatre meal or just to catch up with friends. Prices vary from $15 -$20 depending upon your selection. * not available NYE and Christmas Day
21 Feb 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Lunch Specials

When it comes to quality, value, location and great service, La Camera Southgate still leads the way with our express business lunch deals. The offer is available Monday to Thursday between 11:15 am and 4pm 1 COURSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$20.00 Choice of one main course with a glass of our red or white wine or post mix soft drinks. 2 COURSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$30.00 Choice of one antipasto and one main course with a glass of house wine or post mix soft drinks. *Please note some additions will incur extra charge **not to be used with any other offer
21 Feb 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 11:15 AM - 4:00 PM
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30% Off Food BIll

Discount applies to food only, no drinks or alcoholic beverages. Offer not valid in conjunction with any other special, promotion or voucher. Maximum discount $30
23 Feb 2017 - 23 Feb 2019
Mon, Tue 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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About La Camera Southgate

Food is life Nestled amongst riverside treetops on Southgate’s mid level, with stunning views over The Yarra River and iconic Flinders Street Station, La Camera is a touch of Italy right on Melbourne’s door step. The family owned and operated restaurant offers an array of authentic Italian dishes, including unique Roman-style pizzas, authentic Gnocchi oxtail from Trastevere, Rome and by far the most delectable Tiramisu in town. All made using quality ingredients and fresh, seasonal produce. Sit out on the large balconies, or in the main dining area where the interior is adorned with vintage black-and-white photographs depicting the history of the family run restaurant. There’s good reason to dine at this Southgate stunner; whether you’re after a quick bite before work, a venue to host a business lunch, great food in a central location for a family meal, or a pre theatre meal, La Camera has you covered. Relax, unwind, escape - and make La Camera, your room…where as with all Italians…“FOOD IS LIFE”. Best dish: Gnocchi oxtail matched to a shiraz


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