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121B Main St, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
+61 2 6032 9765
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
121B Main St, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

I will quote my wife, "One of the best 3 meals I have ever had!". That disappoints as I thought my soups were pretty good! However, chef Ben seems to be a culinary genius as the depths of flavour in each course are a sheer...More

Thank GhostWhoWalks23
Reviewed 4 days ago

We waited for 2 days for this restaurant to open after reading the reviews and were very disappointed. Friendly staff and we were seated straight away. The menu was presented with a list of entrees and mains not available as the menu was in the...More

Thank thewillow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The quality of food and service is a credit to Taste. The staff, particularly Katie, are well versed on the food and the local wines. Chef Ben prepared wonderful dishes using local and in season produce. The meal started with a pigs blood pancake and...More

Thank Pacola1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was not up to expectations. Yes, the amuse bouche was a lovey gesture, but the main courses, unfortunately, were a bit of a let-down. For $40 for a main course one would expect a bit more than a piece of meat with Congo Mash...More

Thank Elisabeth P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Food and staff. They have just opened a outside pizza area.Have the degestation dinner its great. Have a beer from the micro brewery and a lamb pizza. wow.its all good, you ca n also sit out in the front yard of the old house...More

Thank Charles D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful meals prepared by Chef Ben. Perfectly cooked portions with perfect accompaniment flavours. Excellent friendly staff. Recommended.

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, I am running out of superlatives for the small, excellent regional restaurants of Victoria. Taste is at the vanguard. Its not just the food - stunning inventiveness, quality and presentation - or the service, by brilliant, committed professionals - its the attitude, the philosophy,...More

Thank Vanmerino
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The food was excellent with presentation on different shapes and colours of plates an added bonus. You do enjoy a meal more if your eyes are happy with what you are eating. The wait service was excellent as well with water glasses continually filled with...More

Thank AMS14
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had heard good things about this restaurant and after eating there we highly recommend it. The chicken pate was amazing, the lam back strap was cooked really well and my husband steak was perfect. The wait staff were attentive and we were most impressed...More

Thank petercZ4215QU
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We had the most awesome dining experience with our seven course menu which all seven was all out of this world in taste and presentation!!! The wine we got recommended was perfect with the dishes and they even gave us a glass each of beautiful...More

Thank Barbro H
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Gillian C
Is Taste open for dinner on Monday nights in October?
14 June 2016|
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Response from Trish M | Reviewed this property |
No Taste is open Wed to Sunday evenings, closed Monday & Tuesday
Do you have gluten free options?
24 April 2016|
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Response from gummer99 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do And will accomodate further requests
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$28
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121B Main St, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia (Formerly TASTE of Rutherglen)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Rutherglen
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6032 9765
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Taste seats 118 inside and 30 alfresco (our courtyard is undercover and has heating and cooling systems and generally have live music on Saturday nights, as long as conditions are favourable). A La Carte dining/degustation menus available from 6pm with lunches and Sunday nights by appointment only. Contact us for reservations or information with regard to booking functions/weddings/etc either in-house or off-site.