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dined on Fri, 2 Oct 2015

Fantastic night

dined on Fri, 2 Oct 2015

Great as always!
Renny Willins

dined on Thu, 1 Oct 2015

This is a really tough call. The food was great, well cooked and the proportions generous. The staff were great and friendly and the decor and atmosphere very special. But... In the first 10 mins I was denied things that on reflection I would have expected were reasonable requests. The first was we asked to be seated at a 2 seater table by the window. We were told no as all the tables were fully booked. Okay, I thought no biggy... but as it turned out that table remained empty for the 2.5 hrs we dined. Perhaps it was booked and they never turned up? I will never know but it was a small thing that would have meant a lot to us and was denied- it seems - for no good reason. However in isolation this would have been sent through to the keeper and the benefit of the doubt awarded. But when I ordered the wine the bottle was taken away and I was NOT allowed to keep it at the table. This meant that when my glass was empty I had to either wait until someone noticed (which happened but not without delay) or I spent my time trying to catch the eye of a waitress rather than talking to to my wife or enjoying the food I wanted to eat WITH my wine. I have been to many restaurants around the world and this is first time this has ever happened. And for this reason, unless the policy changes, I will not be returning despite all the positives I outlined before. When I am paying a fair amount for a meal it needs to be relaxed and hassle free.

dined on Mon, 28 Sep 2015

The waiters were always around us trying to take our plates away or drinks away. We felt like they wanted us to leave. They kept asking 'are you finish with that'. The restaurant was not packed and there were plenty of tables available all the time so giving the table back after two hours was not necessary. At one point my friend said to the waiter, 'can we just keep the plate until we finish please'. There was a funny atmosphere.

dined on Sat, 26 Sep 2015

The duck was delicious!

dined on Fri, 25 Sep 2015

Great service, delicious food, wonderful cocktails. Excellent ambience.

dined on Fri, 25 Sep 2015

Very attentive service and wonderful atmosphere

dined on Fri, 25 Sep 2015

Great lunch, will come back again!

dined on Fri, 25 Sep 2015

Went for lunch with the Girlfriend and enjoyed the decor and food. House white was quite nice!

dined on Tue, 22 Sep 2015

Great place
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About State of Grace

Good Gracious! State of Grace could be one of the strangest restaurants in Melbourne. This quirky venue is sure to give you a night worth remembering! Bring your first date here or a friend from out of town, we can guarantee you’ll both be impressed. State of Grace has made a name for itself, not just for the tasty dinners it serves but also for the eclectic decor. The dining room is set up with sumptuous red lounges amid a taxidermy giraffe and churchy-style arched windows. Similarly, the bar downstairs is a bric a brac of mahogany, decadent chandelier and mannequin legs. State of Grace does tempting platters for grazing and sharing as well as a sophisticated menu of Mod Oz mains. And for meat lovers, they have a healthy selection of grilled steaks, grilled to your liking and smothered in your choice of mouth-watering sauces. This place is sure you give you a good mouthful and a good eyeful. Come down to this glamorous and arty bar where you’ll get a feast for all of your senses. Best dish: Lamb loin, blackened with baby carrots, seasoned with spring onion and bay leaf

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