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109 Cotham Rd, Kew, Boroondara, Victoria 3101, Australia
+61 3 9817 6468
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
109 Cotham Rd, Kew, Boroondara, Victoria 3101, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary at this restaurant. Food was fabulous, wine list very impressive, and the wait staff, friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive. Highly recommend Centonove and look forward to our next visit.

Thank Róisín D
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is consistently our favourite restaurant and a place where we are always delighted to take friends. We took four business colleagues recently and they were delighted not least with the excellent wine selection.

Thank John P
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Gorgeous food, great atmosphere and attentive and friendly waiting staff. What more could you want? The place to go for that special occasion.

Thank Lulouise
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Had 2 courses for $35. Zucchini (and cheese?) as entree and fried swordfish as main. Both were excellent! Definitely will go there again.

Thank Yinikins
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The moment you walk into this restaurant you feel very welcome and then you get to eat delicious food. A wonderful experience.

Thank mherold
Reviewed 24 May 2017

If you feel like Italian food , this is the place to go to... Reviews have reccomended the gratin eggplant ... They were so right ., this is superb and excellent fir vegetarians.. My partner and I also tried the fried Calamarie , scallops and...More

Thank Matilde595
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We attended a degustation dinner where each course was matched with one or two Pimpernel wines. Each course was delicious and was well matched with the wines, which included Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Shiraz Viognier and Shiraz Marsanne.

1  Thank greedyorca
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice small restaurant ( have private room upstairs ) located in one of Melbourne best area ! Cosy warm great service , great food most dish looks very inviting , modern Australian & a bit Italian I think , beautiful wines list ! My...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

We wanted to farewell some very good overseas friends with a top shelf dining experience and chose Centonove. It did not disappoint at any level. Our waiter was absolutely delightful.I am not sure if he was the owner too, but he appeared to wait our...More

1  Thank Nyall G
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A beautiful restaurant Great food Great ambience Looking forward to dining again soon It's been a while since I have enjoyed a traditional Italian restaurant, not since the Grossi's has Quadri and the Bortolotto's were open in Mornington!

1  Thank Mumof1fromGlenIris
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30 May 2016|
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Response from rob_watts | Reviewed this property |
My understanding is that Centonove will allow people to bring special wines by prior arrangement . Equally it is worth looking at their stunning wine list which would be hard to beat.
17 May 2016|
Response from pennylane0304 | Reviewed this property |
No this great restaurant does not have 2 sittings. If it did i would stop going.
Karan G
17 April 2016|
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Response from pennylane0304 | Reviewed this property |
It's not a cheap restaurant but worth a special night out. Mains would be from $35 to $44; Starters from $15 to $25+ and Deserts approx $20 to $25 Wines can be on the higher side of $40 to $$$ They have an excellent wine... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Cotham Rd, Kew, Boroondara, Victoria 3101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Kew
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9817 6468
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