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49 Rathdowne St | Carlton South, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9036 4949
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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49 Rathdowne St | Carlton South, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I got married in the Museum a few years ago, and we had actually looked at having our reception here. We had always wanted to come back to try it out for dinner, and on our 2nd wedding anniversary we decided to...More

Thank jenmac1875
Reviewed 1 week ago

Epocha, such a charming place. High ceiling, black decor, chantillier which create this peaceful atmosphere. We have been here once already for dinner (which was fantastic) and we decided to bring my parents from overseas to celebrate our daughter 1 yo. As every single occasion...More

Thank Davide C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As our first visit to this restaurant was when it was packed for New Year's dinner, I am not sure that I can give it a fair review. The food was a little disappointing, but everyone was working under exceptional pressure. We loved the house...More

Thank epicurusmaximus744
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a business lunch from recruiters. I am not much of a fan of wine. The sommelier guy started describing the food and wine. I was in heaven. When the food and wine came over, oh boy I was really really beyond heaven. The...More

Thank Abi B
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

First off I must say the gnocchi that my partner and I had for our main dish was very good. One of the best gnocchi that we have both had. Compliments to the chef! The rest of our experience here at this restaurant was the...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Enter through a dark door and slip into the lovely rooms inside this lovely old home. Quiet but with a vibe of modernity it has great wait staff, delicious food and lovely wines. Wines a bit expensive but the Spanish red was delightful. Loved the...More

Thank LaurelK22
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We have come here for the seventh year in a row to celebrate our anniversary. I thought it would be impossible to get better than it already was. Yet again they achieve on all levels including ambience, staff, food and atmosphere. The Osso bucco is...More

1  Thank neilbidgood
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We visited recently for a degustation dinner. The food was interesting and the matched wines were well chosen. We would come here again to check out the regular menu. This is a "sister" restaurant to Elyros which is in Camberwell, which we have also visited....More

Thank SKIpal
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Cool environment, food were okay, but drinks are awesome. Average services but the price is a little bit expensive.

Thank William L
Reviewed 6 September 2017

What a beautiful place! The high vaulted ceilings, the antique molding and fixtures, the dark wood paneling all contributed to an elegant atmosphere that was quite relaxed at the same time. The service was top notch and our server was very knowledgeable about the food...More

Thank Jonathan W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$19 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Rathdowne St | Carlton South, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9036 4949
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Epocha restaurant and bar, is set in a stunning Victorian terrace, opposite the Carlton Gardens a few steps up from the CBD of Melbourne.The menu features sharing dishes with humble origins of Europe. Tasty and wholesome food to nourish your soul, cooked with love by our Chef, Sascha Randle.Our wine list offers a small range of regional drinking wines that, with our food, will put you in the heart of Europe. Let us guide you!
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