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dined on Thu, 17 Aug 2017

Great food, atmosphere and service. Highly recommended :)

dined on Tue, 15 Aug 2017

Very slow in delivering the food, in spite of being told we were going to the theatre and were pressed for time.
Jeff McLachlan

dined on Sat, 12 Aug 2017

My wallaby was spectacular & so too was the bro Collins. Lovely cheeses & wines. A terrific experience.

dined on Sat, 12 Aug 2017

Good food, great ambience and the waiter kept our drinks topped up all night! Had an awesome night out overall.

dined on Fri, 11 Aug 2017

Lovely food, nice service, awesome soufflé. We will be back for the cheese platter!

dined on Thu, 10 Aug 2017

Delicious & well present meals!

dined on Fri, 4 Aug 2017

Great wine list, very good service, ambient noise level is acceptable; but torches for old eyes to read the menu would be good!

dined on Thu, 3 Aug 2017

Always a favourite place for a cosy night with a lovely glass of red!

dined on Mon, 31 Jul 2017

This is a great restaurant. Intimate with great decor. The food is out of the ordinary and delicious. Good wine list and friendly attentive service. It is expensive but perfect for a special occasion.

dined on Wed, 26 Jul 2017

Fantastic wine list. Great food and exceptional service.
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About Punch Lane

Pack a punch... So does Punch Lane pack a punch after almost two decades of service? Certainly does. Positioned at the top end of Bourke Street, this Melbourne treasure has been a Melbourne institution for years, welcoming good food and wine lovers into it’s cosy, intimate European setting night after night. The dining room is surrounded with timber, leather accents and red chairs - it’s the kind of place you feel the need to light up a cigar and sip on a brandy. During the day the restaurant is a popular setting for lunch meetings, with an a la carte menu or an express lunch offering two courses with a glass of wine and coffee to finish (for $39 - not bad!). The food is contemporary Mediterranean with occasional Asian and Middle Eastern inflections and as a restaurant that has been at the forefront of Melbourne’s cheese platter culture, Punch Lane is the perfect place for theatre-goers to have a feed pre show. With warm and welcoming service, you’ll feel snug as a bug in your excellent hospitality doona, this old world city bistro knows how ti impress. Best dish: cheese platter

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