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Coda

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141 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 3155
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went in early and sat at the bar which overlooks the kitchen. Travis the Somm nailed it with wine and food matches. We walked out with one of the best dinning experiences we've had. Can't wait to go back and try some other dishes and wines!!

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Thank Rohan W
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to celebrate a family birthday and it was a delicious lunch. The sizzling plate of Morton bay bugs, mussels, and XO sauce was excellent. Desserts are worth keeping room for with some interesting flavour combinations such as Cucumber panda cotta, gin infused watermelon, lychee and mint. Service is excellent and there is a broad cocktail and wine list.

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was fabulous. Absolutely stunning food, great service and nice atmosphere. Lots of small courses is the way to go. We had perhaps 6 between three of us (some of the smaller starters you need one each) and every single one was excellent.

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Thank KiwiHelen_10
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Remarkable food, fabulous service, atmosphere was perfect All of our dishes were exceptional the mix of French and Vietnamese was delicious Both the food and wine were very reasonably priced

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Thank Tracy E
Sorrento, VIC, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful ambiance, excellent menu, fabulous flavours and brilliant staff. A must for all Vietnamese fusion fans.

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Thank Phil H
Mudgee, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nestled down Oliver Lane off one end of Flinders Lane is Coda. Unless you get there very early and get a seat at the bar you will need to book. I booked to coincide with a visit to Melbourne and even 2 months out had to go for the 6 o'clock seating, the downside of this is that you do... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb place to eat in Melbourne Semi underground with a warm industrial feel . The waiters are friendly and knowledgeable and the food is very refined .

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Thank lifesapineapple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I visited this restaurant on a Saturday for lunch when visiting Melbourne from Sydney. We picked this restaurant because of the glowing reviews on Tripadvisor, we were not disappointed. The food was incredible. It was up there with the best meal i have ever had. The waitstaff were very attentive, the atmosphere and decor were lovely. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5 of us had a lovely Sunday lunch at Coda. We chose to have the chefs selection at the recommendation of the waitress and weren't disappointed. We let them know our dietary requirements which was no issue and sat back and let the staff do the work. The food is classed as Asian fusion and would say this is an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate dinner here this week. The welcome was warm, the arrival drinks excellent and then allowing the staff to pick our menu for sharing turned out to be a very smart move. A really excellent experience and highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$60 - US$300
Cuisine
Asian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 3155
Description
Upon opening our doors in 2009, we were thrilled to receive the The Age Good Food Guide's 'HatAward' and have maintained it ever since. Complementing these achievements, we are very proud of Head Sommelier, Travis Howe, who not only won Sommelier of the Year but also picked up the 2013 Wine List of the Year. Nestled in one of Melbourne's iconic laneways (basement Oliver Lane, and Flinders Lane), Coda is located in the busiest and most dynamic culinary precinct the city has to offer. A stone's throw away from the Yarra River, Flinders Street station and Federation Square, the restaurant enjoys hosting a diverse group of diners from frequenting locals who live and work on its doorstep to diners from all over the globe. Upon entering the restaurant you will be greeted by a member of our friendly team headed by Mykal and Kate Bartholomew and Executive Chef Adam D'Sylva. The trio has assembled a dedicated team with highly sought-after experience from many international and Melbourne-based restaurants. Coda's relaxed environment provides a versatile setting for a range of engagements. Whatever your occasion - from a quick pre-football meal, to a long Sunday lunch, business dining or a cosy seat for an anniversary - we look forward to your visit. While bookings are highly recommended, patrons without a reservation can enjoy the full menu at the bar.

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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 of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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