Fusing the best of Spain, Italy, France and Greece, The European's specialities are Greek lamb with eggplant, feta and spring roll of braised shoulder, and cotoletta of free range pork with Italian coleslaw.

There's also the hearty seasonal mushroom risotto with truffle oil and a crème brulee to die for. Fresh shucked oysters, pate de foie gras or a simple serve of pomme frittes - the list goes on and all of it amazing and enhanced by impeccable service and knowledgable staff.

A stunning wine list makes this a much loved bistro in Melbourne.

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The European details

161 Spring St

Melbourne 3000

Nearby Stations: Parliament

Telephone 03 9654 0811

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