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) #13 of 3,376 Restaurants in Melbourne $$$$ Asian, French,
141 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 3155
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
18:00 - 22:30All hours
Asian, French, Contemporary, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
141 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Perched at a bar on a stool with a pretentious menu, a few spicy dishes, a bottle of wine, $200 for two and still hungry. So many options in Melbourne, why did I choose this one?

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a resonably good meal at Coda earlier this week. We ' ve been here few times the last couple of years. The food is delicious most of the time. We had a few misses this time: the cucumber panna cotta, & the wagyu...More

1  Thank pmvs2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was difficult to choose dishes as all looked so good. Standouts were the Crispy tapioca and prawn betel leaf with kaffir lime and green chilli and Duck larb with cashews, sour pear and Vietnamese rice cracker. Sides were also very good. Everything freshly prepared....More

Thank Whiskie8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was really delicious - it was delicate, flavourful and so satisfying. Special mention for the barramundi with jungle aromats which was so, so good! Will definitely return the next time we're in Melboune again.

1  Thank minmin7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived into Melbourne and had Coda booked! Beautiful dinner, tasty plates and good variety! Delicious! Thank you!

Thank Braxmere
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere: beautiful people: wonderful food: lovely service. Fusion food and fantastic cocktails Would certainly return Remember to make a reservation

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found Coda after the other resturant was too busy We love this place food staff ambience was oustanding Sat at the main bar and watched the kitchen staff do there thing eat great food and awesome wine This place is a must do in Melbourne

Thank craig6464
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found Coda quite by accident and it turned out to be a fabulous accident. We chose to wait for a spot at the bar as they were booked out. The girl who greeted us at the door was exceptional. Not only was she friendly...More

Thank FiMac3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, just off Flinders Lane. Because it was lunch and a business meeting we were pressed for time, service infallible but didn't feel rushed. Sharing plates were delicious, tasty and slow cooked lamb ribs a favourite. Something for everyone's palate on this balanced menu....More

Thank Yvonne L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food, service, atmosphere. All fabulous. The food is not only beautifully presented, but also tasty and delicate. Fun atmosphere and skilful writers. Highly recommended. Enjoy!

Thank Elena B
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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What is the appropriate dress for this restaurant?
30 March 2017|
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Response from Cymbid64 | Reviewed this property |
Trendy. It's a smart place but casual. Not dressy but trendy. Some of this will depend on your age. I went with my two sons 37 and 40. I wore a jacket with jeans but then I'm a little older. Not sure if this helps at all... More
I find your review very hard to believe. Did you by any chance take any pictures of this terrible food with that phone you used for your first review on TripAdvisor?
17 March 2015|
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Response from foodie0757 | Reviewed this property |
I had no problem with the way the food looked, so a photo wouldn't help. It was very well presented. It was the way the flavours worked ... or more disappointingly, didn't. But then again, I am often disappointed by... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$61 - US$227
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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18:00 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 3155
  • E-mail
Upon opening our doors in 2009, we were thrilled to receive the The Age Good Food Guide's 'HatAward' and have maintained it ever since. Complementing these achievements, we are very proud of Head Sommelier, Travis Howe, who not only won Sommelier of the Year but also picked up the 2013 Wine List of the Year. Nestled in one of Melbourne's iconic laneways (basement Oliver Lane, and Flinders Lane), Coda is located in the busiest and most dynamic culinary precinct the city has to offer. A stone's throw away from the Yarra River, Flinders Street station and Federation Square, the restaurant enjoys hosting a diverse group of diners from frequenting locals who live and work on its doorstep to diners from all over the globe. Upon entering the restaurant you will be greeted by a member of our friendly team headed by Mykal and Kate Bartholomew and Executive Chef Adam D'Sylva. The trio has assembled a dedicated team with highly sought-after experience from many international and Melbourne-based restaurants. Coda's relaxed environment provides a versatile setting for a range of engagements. Whatever your occasion - from a quick pre-football meal, to a long Sunday lunch, business dining or a cosy seat for an anniversary - we look forward to your visit. While bookings are highly recommended, patrons without a reservation can enjoy the full menu at the bar.
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