New European restaurant in Melbourne, Elio’s Place

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This July, the culinary landscape of Flinders Lane is set to be transformed.

This as the dynamic sibling duo, Adam and Elisa Mariani, renowned for their success with CBD hotspots Greta and Maverick, unveil their latest masterpiece – Elio’s Place, an all-day European-inspired bistro nestled in the historic Flinders House.

Named in loving memory of their father, ‘Elio’, whose passion for great food and meaningful conversations lives on in their hearts, Elio’s Place is poised to become a hub of Italian hospitality, inviting guests to experience warmth, charm, and culinary delights in equal measure.

Culinary Delights Throughout the Day

From the enticing breakfast offerings that beckon city dwellers to embrace a European flair in their morning rituals to the shared plates at lunch and dinner designed for indulgent gatherings, Elio’s Place promises a gastronomic journey like no other. For those on the move, made-to-order sandwiches offer a quick yet satisfying option, ensuring that every palate finds its perfect match.

Aperitivo Hours and Delectable Drinks

Every day from 3 pm to 5 pm, indulge in the traditional Italian ritual of aperitivo at Elio’s Place. Immerse yourself in a carefully curated wine list featuring both local gems and international treasures, alongside classic cocktails and soon-to-be signature mixes that elevate your experience to new heights.

Culinary Mastery by Group Executive Chef Gareth Flood

Heading the culinary brigade is the esteemed Group Executive Chef Gareth Flood, a veteran collaborator with the sibling duo for nearly seven years, bringing to life a menu inspired by the rich culinary traditions of Italy, Spain, France, and Britain infused with a modern Australian twist. Expect a rotating selection of bistro classics that tantalize the taste buds and ignite your culinary senses.

A Venue Beyond Compare

Elio’s Place stands as the most ambitious venture yet for Adam and Elisa Mariani, boasting an extensive fit-out that caters to every occasion. With seating for 90 guests, intimate front and kitchen bars, and a private dining room accommodating up to 24 diners, the venue effortlessly transitions from the vibrancy of daylight to the allure of the night.

Embrace the spirit of Elio’s Place, where every meal tells a story, every sip is a toast to tradition, and every moment is an invitation to savor the joys of European-inspired dining in the heart of Flinders Lane. Get ready to embark on a culinary journey like no other, crafted with love, passion, and a touch of familial warmth.

Find it at
Shop 1, 238 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000