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Meet the Chef

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Adam D'Sylva

Adam D’Sylva, now established as one of Australia’s most prominent chefs, credits his success to his time spent as executive chef of Coda and Tonka restaurants. These two venues, now intrinsic to Melbourne’s culinary scene, have been awarded and maintained One Chef’s Hat in The Age Good Food Guide since their inception.

543 Verified Diner Reviews

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543 reviews
Value for money
Sarah Freeman

dined on Mon, 2 Sep 2019

One of my favourite Melbourne restaurants

dined on Tue, 13 Aug 2019

It was a pleasure that we finally got round to trying this gem. The food and ambience was excellent and we really liked how the larger mains could be split into half sizes given we were only a party of two. Would love to come back and explore the rest of the menu.

dined on Sun, 4 Aug 2019

Excellent food, although some of the serves were a bit small for the price paid. Excellent service from the waiters.

dined on Fri, 26 Jul 2019

Hidden gem Arrived early due to the bad weather and they found us a seat at the bar awaiting our table to be available Great service and suggestions on how much to order as many are shared plates Food and cocktails were fantastic Certainly on the list to return

dined on Tue, 9 Jul 2019

Always a great dinner and fabulous service!

dined on Thu, 23 May 2019

We had a big lunch! The food was fabulous but the staff made the experience with great wine matching and good chat.

dined on Sun, 20 Oct 2019

Somewhat disappointed
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About Coda

Meet the highly celebrated Coda! Located in one of Melbourne’s most iconic laneways, Coda exists in the heart of the city’s most dynamic culinary precinct. A stone’s throw away from the Yarra, Flinders Street station and Fede Square, Coda opens its doors for lunch and dinner seven days a week. From frequenting locals who live and work nearby, to diners from across the globe Coda hosts a diverse group of patrons every single day. Upon entering the restaurant you will be greeted by a dedicated team member headed by Mykal and Kate Bartholomew and Executive Chef Adam D’Sylva. 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, your dining experience here will be a memorable one.



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