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 The European

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Mining the traditions of rural France, Italy and Spain, the European takes lovers of wine and good food on a culinary trip to old-world Europe.

Re-creating the relaxed ambience, warmth and style of Europe’s traditional cafes and wine bars, the European serves great produce simply prepared, and one of Melbourne’s best coffees.

To start the day with a European-style breakfast, order caviar and champagne, or a beetroot and smoked goat's cheese tart. Settle in for a lunch of anchovy and onion pizzetta or the signature pepper steak, and come back in the evening for free-range nose-to-tail pork or twice-cooked lamb belly.

To finish, dessert could be guilt-free ice cream (minus the sugar and dairy) or over-the-top chocolate salty caramel peanut and sour cream ice cream, savoured with a glass of sweet Sicilian moscato.


161 Spring Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Contact details

Phone: 9654 0811

Opening hours

Mon: 7am – midnight
Tue: 7am – midnight
Wed: 7am – midnight
Thu: 7am – midnight
Fri: 7am – 1am
Sat: 7am – 1am
Sun: 7.30am – midnight

* Breakfast from 7.30am – 4pm on the weekends



Price range

Mains over $40


Wheelchair accessible

Payment method accepted

All major cards

How to get there

Public Transport Victoria


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