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Life's Too Short Bar

9.7/10
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412 Victoria Parade, 3002 East Melbourne (VIC)See map

Average price $35

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Restaurant menu

Chef Sigrid de Castella
  • Average price $35
ITALY - Baked Gnocchi
$17
hand-made potato parcels gently warmed in a tomato basil sugo with melted fior di latte
ITALY - Meatballs with Pecorino
$17
choose either beef or plant-based meatballs in a tomato basil sugo topped with grated italian pecorino
ITALY SQUARED - Meatball Gnocchi
$32
Can’t decide between gnocchi and meatballs? Combine our two most popular dishes together for a marriage made in heaven

Dietary options

, Gluten free,

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Reviews

9.7/10
Excellent24 reviews
9.8/10

Food

9.9/10

Service

9.3/10

Ambience

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  • Helen S.

    27 June 20214 reviews

    10/10

    Best and most diverse list of wines by the glass in the area. Lovely owners and staff. Definitely try the truffle bread. Love the local happenings like movie nights etc

  • Liam W.

    19 June 20211 review

    10/10

    Loved it! Friendly staff and fantastic relaxed atmosphere.

  • Thi D.

    26 March 20211 review

    10/10

    Friendly and welcoming staff. Their desserts were amazing. Great ambience with soft background music.

  • Marie-Emilie G.
    Marie-Emilie G.

    24 March 20211 review

    10/10

    Delicious food and great selection of wine. The bread was amazing and the cheeses were great. I also loved tge salmon, the products are of very good quality. The owners were also adorable!

  • Sanjay S.
    Sanjay S.

    7 March 20216 reviews

    10/10

    Quality food & cocktail menu in a cosy spot! Looking forward to going back to Life’s Too Short Bar In East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 5 starts!

  • Peter C.

    7 March 20211 review

    10/10
  • Yolanda D.
    Yolanda D.

    6 March 202129 reviews

    10/10

    This place is a hidden gem and feels like home. Brilliant service awesome people. Highly recommended- life’s too short to miss out on this one! Going back with friends in tow

  • Simone S.

    20 February 20211 review

    10/10

    Great food, great service and great wine. Would recommend this wine bar if you’re in East Melbourne. I highly recommend the truffle bread, meatballs and gnocchi!

    Life's Too Short Bar (Owner)

    Thanks for visiting us Simone, we're glad you had a great time. We look forward to seeing you again!

  • John G.

    6 January 202131 reviews

    10/10

    The food was absolutely delicious. We shared the French Connection, Sweet and Salty Almond Clusters and Salmon and Barramundi croquettes. Really good!

    Life's Too Short Bar (Owner)

    Thanks for your review John. It was lovely to look after you both. We're glad you enjoyed the new croquettes too! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

  • Steven D.

    12 December 20204 reviews

    10/10

    lovely food lovely people

    Life's Too Short Bar (Owner)

    Thanks for visiting us Steven, and for your review. We're glad you had a good time and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

  • Anu K.

    11 December 20202 reviews

    9.5/10

    A hidden gem! It's not a very big fancy restaurant. There are few choicest items on the menu. An excellent personalised service with rustic ambiance!

    Life's Too Short Bar (Owner)

    Thank you for visiting us, and for your review. We're glad you had a good time and we look forward to seeing you again soon

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Opening time

Open All Day:

Wednesday-Thursday 4:00pm - late

Friday-Sunday 3:00pm - late

Closed for ticketed events and functions Monday-Tuesday (see website)

How to get to the restaurant

412 Victoria Parade, 3002, East Melbourne (VIC), Australia

Public transport

No 12 or 109 Tram, Short walk from Jolimont and North Richmond Station. Busses 302, 303, 304, 305, 309, 318, 350, 905, 906, 907, 908, 961 Clarendon St stop.

Directions to get there

Shop 2 Tribeca Arcade, near the IGA, between Automaton and Jean Hailes.

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