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Italian Breakfast

La Camera Southgate

8.9/10
1530

Average price $45

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This restaurant is following the relevant safety practices*:
1.5m social distancing
Additional safety and cleaning measures in place
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Contactless menus available
Hand sanitizer available
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Restaurant menu

Chef Seiji Tanaka
  • Average price $45 Special request
  • American express Welcome
Taleggio arancini
$12
Polpette
$13
Eggplant & cavolo nero parmigiana
$12

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Ratings & Reviews

Fabulous

8.9/10
based on 1530 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :9/10
Service :9/10
Setting :8.7/10
  1. Stacey B.
    Stacey B.
    • one review
    10/10

    We thoroughly enjoyed our evening out at La Camera. Heading out during these troubling times is a little hard but La Camera had all procedures in place. Food was amazingly delicious and service was spot on!

  2. Frank M.
    Frank M.
    • one review
    8/10

    It was our first Dinner out since lockdown and we thoroughly enjoyed it. It was so good we took advantage of their take-away service and ended up with 3 La Camera dinners that week.

  3. Carol S.
    Carol S.
    • 15 reviews
    8/10

    Always enjoy community nights. Even the reduced diners didn’t detract from a most enjoyable evening. Thank you guys????

  4. Nickolas K.
    Nickolas K.
    • one review
    10/10

    Causal dinner, great setting, polite and professional staff. Great food ,plentiful, and tasty,pizza was incredible. Would highly recommend,very classy with a touch of family feel.

  5. Christine G.
    Christine G.
    • one review
    10/10

    Love La Camera and have been going there for years. The food is generous and always delicious. You’re guaranteed of a warm welcome by professional wait staff. Prices reasonable

  6. Kyle N.
    Kyle N.
    • one review
    10/10

    The staff and welcoming was very pleasant and the food was great and so quick!!! The waitress was very nice and uphold excellent service, walking through the restaurant we were welcomed by multiple employees, really enjoyable and will be back soon for sure!

  7. Anna W.
    Anna W.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    The service at La Camera is always good and efficient. Always happy to assist and just the right amount of time between courses. We were happy to be back!

  8. Marg T.
    Marg T.
    • one review
    10/10

    Our guest commented that she could tell the gnocchi was made in-house - from potatoes. IThe Prosecco was to die for. The view was fantastic from our balcony table. World class.

  9. Liz L.
    Liz L.
    • one review
    10/10

    All staffs are super friendly and very welcoming.And food and atmosphere were fantastic. Overall, everything was great, I will definately come back and recommend this restaurant to my people.

  10. Belinda M.
    Belinda M.
    • 5 reviews
    10/10

    We had the pleasure of dining here for lunch after covid. As always, the food is wonderful, but the really outstanding quality of this restaurant is their impeccable service. So friendly, genuine and attentive. Looking forward to our next meal.

  11. David b.
    David b.
    • one review
    10/10

    I visited after the restaurant opening after the lock down and they have spaces for 43 which given the size gives plenty of room but still retaining the atmosphere . With less people the staff were more attentive and appeared pleased to be back working. Stripped down menu but pizzas still great

  12. Amanda C.
    Amanda C.
    • one review
    10/10

    Excellent food. Excellent service. Speedy and attentive. No issues - we were going to the ballet and timing was perfect. Will definitely return.

  13. Dave w.
    Dave w.
    • 10 reviews
    10/10

    Always a great place to eat, with lovely views over the river and city and delicious food. Quiet today, I guess people are staying home to minimise chance of catching COVID-19. We had a lovely lunch regardless

  14. David S.
    David S.
    • 33 reviews
    10/10

    Always great food and service by friendly staff

  15. Anthony S.
    Anthony S.
    • one review
    10/10

    Love the ambience of the restaurant. Great location and lovely views of the city. Very accessible if coming by train or car. Great food at a good price

  16. Tamara C.
    Tamara C.
    • 9 reviews
    10/10

    The Jazz and Shiraz nights at La Camera are always fabulous and terrific value for money.

  17. Phil H.
    Phil H.
    • 34 reviews
    10/10

    Two grand sons & I dined at la camera today at lunch time - the meals & service were both very good. The boys had ham & cheese pizza’s with a side of chips, I had linguine pescatore with Napoli sauce. All meals we’re of good size after which we were left contented!

  18. Noula A.
    Noula A.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    We were seated immediately, service was great as was the food .. we were off to a concert & they made sure we were fed & all done In plenty of time ????????

  19. David S.
    David S.
    • 33 reviews
    10/10

    We always enjoy the food and excellent service

  20. Dave w.
    Dave w.
    • 10 reviews
    10/10

    A local gem, great Italian food, terrific view of the river and city from the balcony, good prices and specials, ticks all boxes

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More information

Opening time

Monday to Thursday 7.30am - 10pm

Friday 7.30 am until 11.45pm

Saturday 8.30am- 11.45pm

Sunday 8.30am -9.45pm

How to get to the restaurant

Shop MR2 3 Southgate Avenue, 3006, Southbank (VIC), Australia, RestaurantAddress

Directions to get there

Southgate Buliding, adjacent to Hamer Hall. Find us above the Southgate Food Court on the mid level.

Wilson Car Park Southgate; Off street parking St.Kilda Rd

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About the restaurant

Food is life

Nestled amongst riverside treetops on Southgate’s mid level, with stunning views over The Yarra River and iconic Flinders Street Station, La Camera is a touch of Italy right on Melbourne’s door step. The family owned and operated restaurant offers an array of authentic Italian dishes, including unique Roman-style pizzas, authentic Gnocchi oxtail from Trastevere, Rome and by far the most delectable Tiramisu in town. All made using quality ingredients and fresh, seasonal produce. Sit out on the large balconies, or in the main dining area where the interior is adorned with vintage black-and-white photographs depicting the history of the family run restaurant. There’s good reason to dine at this Southgate stunner; whether you’re after a quick bite before work, a venue to host a business lunch, great food in a central location for a family meal, or a pre theatre meal, La Camera has you covered. Relax, unwind, escape - and make La Camera, your room…where as with all Italians…“FOOD IS LIFE”.

Best dish: Gnocchi oxtail matched to a shiraz

Features

European, Pizza, Welcome,

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