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Bacash Restaurant

9.6/10
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175 Domain Road, 3141 South Yarra (VIC)See map

Average price $105

Second sitting - minimum spend required 95AUD

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MENU Second sitting - minimum spend required 95AUD

* Bookings 8 pm – onwards * Minimum spend of $95 per person Drinks not included. Available on the booked timeslot.

MENU First sitting - minimum spend required 75AUD

* Bookings 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm * Minimum spend of $75 on food per person * Entree and main per person required * All bookings out by 7:45 pm Drinks not included. Available on the booked timeslot.

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  • Average price $105
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  • American express Welcome
Slow roasted ocean trout, cauliflower cream, mussels, prawns, scallops & calamari, parsley sauce
$42
Lebanese style snapper fillet with sumac braised silverbeet, caramelized onion, coriander salad, pine nuts, currants and tahini
$42
Roasted blue eye with pomme mousseline, brown butter sauce, balsamic capers and sage crisps
$42
First sitting - minimum spend required 75AUD
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Ratings & Reviews

Excellent

9.6/10
based on 314 reviews
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Quality of food :9.8/10
Service :9.6/10
Setting :9.3/10
  1. Alistair P.
    Alistair P.
    • 20 reviews
    10/10

    Flavoursome food in a laid back comfortable setting. Great meal with fresh fish that just fell apart. The mix of flavours in the starters was wonderful. Will definitely be back again.

  2. Alice Z.
    Alice Z.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    excellent food nice stuff good menu It is my most favourite restaurant in Melbourne now. Definitely will come eveytime after the menu upgraded

  3. Kathryn N.
    Kathryn N.
    • one review
    10/10

    beautiful seafood. Great atmosphere even with COVID safe options in place. This place will become a regular for us.

  4. Davide C.
    Davide C.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    We love Bacash - great simple food, clean tasty and delicious, outstanding service, great ambiance. Thanks for a wonderful evening and see you again soon!

  5. Soner B.
    Soner B.
    • 6 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent service, food and ambience.

  6. Gail H.
    Gail H.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Lovely seafood restaurant opposite botanic gardens. Excellent service and elegant, spacious atmosphere. The menu features some interesting dishes as well as some simple fish dishes cooked to perfection.

  7. Sean N.
    Sean N.
    • 4 reviews
    6/10

    The food was quite nice, but for the price, it was pretty standard and indifferent to any food you would get in any other fish restaurant, the chips and tartar sauce were really average too. They were busy and the noise of the phone continually ringing whilst the chef was shouting from the kitchen had really taken away from the experience. The bathrooms were also freezing cold. This isn’t a fine dining restaurant by any measure.

  8. Barbara M.
    Barbara M.
    • 9 reviews
    9.5/10

    We had a wonderful lunch. Excellent Service, warm, informed and very professional. The food was flawless. Scallops and quail starter beautifully balanced. The flavours rich and interesting. John Dory possibly the best we’ve had and the goat cheese salad delicious. We finished this excellent meal with the recommended coffee soufflé and left very happy indeed. Can’t wait to be able to bring my friends back.

  9. Merry Y.
    Merry Y.
    • one review
    8/10

    Love the food and ambience. The blue swimmer crab soup is beautiful, strongly recommended. Staff have been very welcoming and friendly too. Definitely will recommend to family and friends.

  10. Noela F.
    Noela F.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Bacash has to be one of the best restaurants in Melbourne. The best fish one anyway. The quality of the fish! The creative style of the recipes is outstanding. I’m a regular restaurant goer and good cook so when I go out I want to eat something that is better than what I can create. Last night I had the Lebanese Snapper. Sensational! My partner had the Whiting. Amazing! As a first course we had 6 oysters each. They were soooo very fresh and beautiful and the Mignonette served with it was gorgeous. The waiter service was helpful without being intrusive. Everything amazing. I’ll be back whenever I can! Thanks team. Keep up the great freshness of the fish!!!.

  11. Alistair P.
    Alistair P.
    • 20 reviews
    10/10

    Great food ,service and atmosphere. The quality of food is always excellent. Fantastic to be able to dine out once again. Thank you for a great night out.

  12. Robbie P.
    Robbie P.
    • one review
    10/10

    Celebrating our first night out for months, it was so nice to be able to support one of our favourite Restaurants. As always we were welcomed beautifully, our waitress was extremely professional & friendly & the food absolutely delicious. Michael & his team hit the mark yet again, a truely superb evening. Thank you.

  13. YUNG TING T.
    YUNG TING T.
    • one review
    10/10

    Food quality is excellent and service is great.

  14. Michael E.
    Michael E.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Bacash has been around quite a while but continues to set the bar high. A go to place for seafood in surroundings that are comfortable & you can hear yourself think

  15. Mark D.
    Mark D.
    • one review
    10/10

    A terrific restaurant that offers an excellent menu with experienced and respectful staff in the traditional way. Don’t hesitate, make a booking. You will not be disappointed.

  16. Terry W.
    Terry W.
    • 5 reviews
    10/10

    Once again Bacash lived up to its reputation, and our previous experience, as Melbourne's best seafood restaurant. The menu choice is excellent and the food is very fresh, well prepared and presented on the plate. The wine list is extensive and includes a comprehensive range of French wines. Our guests from Canberra had not been to Bacash before and were absolutely delighted with their experience.

  17. MEI L.
    MEI L.
    • 2 reviews
    9.5/10

    Excellent food and service. We had the crab for entree and my husband had the red mullet and I had the mackerel for main, both were absolutely delicious. Will definitely be back again.

  18. Nicole S.
    Nicole S.
    • one review
    10/10

    Great service from our waiter. Good variety on the menu plus daily specials - also catered for our food intolerances and still felt indulged. Lovely location across from the botanical gardens with intimate interior if you dine inside. Extensive wine list by the glass or bottle. We dined here as a special night out for family members and were not disappointed.

  19. PAT C.
    PAT C.
    • one review
    10/10

    Very good meal...always very good

  20. Adam S.
    Adam S.
    • 10 reviews
    8.5/10

    Very tasty food, good menu and wine list with lots of options - catered well for GF - service was good - atmosphere ok but nothing special/memorable

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How to get to the restaurant

175 Domain Road, 3141, South Yarra (VIC), Australia

Directions to get there

Melbourne South East, South Yarra

About the restaurant

Swimmingly Good Seafood

What’s in a name? In this case, everything. Owner-chef Michael Bacash has more than 30 years of experience working wonders with food, particularly seafood. At Bacash Restaurant in South Yarra you’ll find a modern, clean aesthetic and food that is precise without being fussy. In between courses, savour the views of the Domain and Royal Botanic Gardens outside the huge windows. And don’t be shy when it comes to asking the staff for a recommendation on food or wine. They have a wealth of knowledge and are more than happy to share it. If you aren’t a huge seafood fan, Bacash is the place that just might convert you. From whole flounder to spaghetti marinara overflowing with prawns, mussels, calamari and juicy seasonal fish, the choices aren’t easy. But if you’d rather your dinner comes from the land than the sea, there are delightful options—just as thoughtfully prepared. Next time you’re in the mood for fine dining that’s all about quality without being pretentious, Bacash Restaurant is the go.

Best Dish: seafood spaghetti marinara

Features

Australian, Seafood, Lobster, Seafood platter, , Welcome, , Valentine's Day

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