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dined on Wed, 7 Nov 2018

Great location

dined on Sat, 27 Oct 2018

Our waitress was fantastic!! Food was nice, nothing that I’d particularly rush back for, but as a dinner stop prior to an early show it worked out well for us. If you’re heading to a show, make sure to mention as you also receive a 20% discount.

dined on Sat, 27 Oct 2018

Great atmosphere

dined on Mon, 8 Oct 2018

Good choice of food, friendly service

dined on Sat, 8 Sep 2018

There is a great variety of food to choose from the menu.

dined on Tue, 4 Sep 2018

Nice food, friendly service.

dined on Sat, 25 Aug 2018

Always a pleasure to dine here. Great meals supported by excellent staff and service.

dined on Thu, 9 Aug 2018

Service was extremely slow, booked for 6 o'clock and didn't get desert (2 course meal) until 7.10. Had to eat rushed to get to the theatre. Both first wines that I tried must have been opened for days. I have been here before, but after last nights experience I would not recommend this restaurant.

dined on Wed, 4 Jul 2018

Excellent evening. Service was amazing. Food from a set price menu was outstanding. Great vegetarian platter. Very fun evening for the four of us.
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About Locanda Restaurant & Bar

Dine inn ‘Locanda’ variously translates from the Italian into English as ‘inn’, ‘pub’ or ‘diner’ depending on the context. Ah ha, we get you. Locanda Italian Steakhouse in the heart of Melbourne is a short walk to a number of theatres so is a favourite inn or pub for pre-theatre dining. Think up-market dining, private rooms, extensive wine cellars, and the best of Australian ingredients with a super chef at the helm, and you have the recipe for Locanda’s success. From the feature elements of floor to ceiling glass wine ‘cellars’, impressive pillars, a ceiling punctuated by acoustic beams, the distinctive mushroom stools and the massive marble bar, Locanda screams style, chic and elegance all at the same time. Then, of course, there is the food. The pre-theatre two or three course menu has some wonderful temptations such as malfaldine (ribbon-shaped pasta) with creamy carbonara sauce and aged Parmesan, or the pumpkin cannelloni with spiced carrot cream, feta cheese and pistachio crumble. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, you also may want to try the extensive a la carte menu when you have more time. Best dish: Dark chocolate and raspberry torte, vanilla custard, and raspberry mascarpone served with candied pistachio

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