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Union Dining
Modern Australian
  • 270-272 Swan St,
    Melbourne, VIC
  • (03) 9428 2988,
  • Lunch Wed-Sun noon-3pm

    Dinner Tue-Sat 6pm-10pm

Union Dining

The new terrace adds a touch of glamour, but the principles of this pacesetting Richmond restaurant remain unchanged: consummate brasserie cooking and a staff devoted to diner contentment. Looks-wise, Union Dining channels a classic continental bistro or trattoria, but it has a distinctly Australian personality, thanks to Nicky Riemer's passion for local and seasonal ingredients. The commitment even extends to an intriguing, exclusively Victorian and European wine list. Pair an apéritif with Sicilian-style sardines, filleted and stuffed with pangrattato and parmesan. Salads and some savoury plates - including Portarlington mussels, clams, cotechino and cannellini - come in single or sharing sizes. Riemer's versatility shines in fusion dishes such as Hopkins River beef turned into a satisfying tagine warm with spice. Scoops of house-made ice-cream and gelati are a perfetto end to proceedings.


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $15-$22

    M $29-$39

    D $12-$15

  • Feature:
  • BYO
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Private room
  • Cards:
  • American Express
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended

    (BYO Tue)
  • Chef:
  • Nicky Riemer



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