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dined on Thu, 30 Mar 2017

Always a great spot for some Italian food prior to a show at the Arts Centre.
Hi Barry, Over the years La Camera has become very popular for pre theatre. We have a fabulous system that ensures people get to their shows on time. Thanks for yopur time and we look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Paul Scidone Manager
Restaurant La Camera Southgate responded on Mon, 3 Apr 2017

dined on Sat, 25 Mar 2017

Very good Italian food
Hi Luis, Thanks for your feedback and great score. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kindest regards, Paul Scidone
Restaurant La Camera Southgate responded on Mon, 27 Mar 2017

dined on Fri, 24 Mar 2017

Meal sizes are quite small
Hi Mark, Thanks very much for your feedback. Our serving sizes are normally quite large, but we have a couple of dishes that could be regarded as smaller than average. We would be very keen to hear what dishes were purchased on the night. Kindest regards, Paul Scidone Manager
Restaurant La Camera Southgate responded on Mon, 27 Mar 2017

dined on Fri, 24 Mar 2017

Fast service and great food - just what's needed for a pre-theatre meal

dined on Fri, 24 Mar 2017

All four in our group had the Veal Cotoletta special - it was absolutely amazing and we all hope it becomes a menu staple. Chocolate calzone that some chose for dessert was impressive. As always prompt and engaging service from the wonderful staff. Thanks for such a wonderful meal. Our fave place to go pre-theatre, or for any reason really :-)
Hi Shelley, Thanks so much for your feedback. The current veal special is something my mum or nonna would cook at home and it has been very popular and more likely than not that it will be a regular dish at La Camera. Thanks also for your comments regarding our staff. I will let them know at our next pep talk. Kindest regards, Paul Scidone Manager
Restaurant La Camera Southgate responded on Mon, 27 Mar 2017

dined on Sun, 12 Mar 2017

Great views, great food, great service!
Hi Sarah, And finished off with a great review:). Thanks so much for your feedback. Kindest regards, Paul Scidone Manager
Restaurant La Camera Southgate responded on Wed, 15 Mar 2017

dined on Thu, 9 Mar 2017

Waiter was very patient when I couldn't decide on what to order. He was also able to suggest a similar dish when what I ordered was not available
Fiona Salter

dined on Sat, 4 Mar 2017

Fantastic meals at great prices for Melbourne dining in a great location. Had a great night with a wonderful waitress (possibly Anna can't quite recall).
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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
01 Aug 2017 - 23 Feb 2019
Mon, Tue 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Jazz and Shiraz - Wine Tasting Event

What do get when you combine a free wine tasting night, some soothing and very cool jazz music, the idyllic location and sumptuous Italian fare? One hell of a night and one reason why so many patrons have attended our Southbank Community Night over the last 11 years La Camera has become synonymous with innovative, enjoyable dining events which has seen patrons flock to La Camera on the last Monday of every month (except December and January). Whether it be a Cooking Class, Opera Night, Live Music or Italian Yum Cha, one can be assured of an excellent night's entertainemnt and sumptuous food. Our first two Jazz and Shiraz events earlier this year were a complete sell out so reserve your table today. For more information call 9699 3600. #jazz #livemusic #shiraz #freewinetasting #melbourneevent
30 Oct 2017
Mon 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Father's Day Theme

Are you ready for a special treat for Father’s Day? Chosen by our followers on Instagram and Facebook in a recent competition, we have a photo booth with various props for your entertainment (breakfast/lunch only). Booth will be available from 10.30am to 2pm. There will also be extra surprises and giveaways on the day/night that will assure plenty of laughs and a memorable Father’s Day. All dads will receive a $20 drinks voucher that they can use at La Camera or next door at our sister venue, “Waterslide Bar”. Booking Essential. NB: A la carte dining is available all day however, set menus apply for bookings of 15 or more px.
03 Sep 2017
Sun 12:00 AM - 11:59 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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