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The good word on Merricote.

Calf image | Dan Stock | March 8, 2016

“Northcote stalwart Merricote is better than ever five years on” Read more

Good Food | Larissa Dubecki | January 19, 2013

“There's more boxes being ticked than on a census form, and it's great value to boot.” Read more

Good Food | Dani Valent | September 30, 2012

“It has the warm heart of a neighbourhood bistro but it's also a sophisticated restaurant” Read more

The Age Good Food Guide | August 28, 2012

“No. 6—Most alluring cheese trolley | No. 15—Best suburban dining adventures” Read more

The Age | Jane Faulkner | August 30, 2011

“...a manageable and sharp list...It's constantly changing and, yes, influenced always by Rob's menu, the season and the exciting new wines I come across.” Read more

The Age | J. Apelgren & L. Dubecki | August 30, 2011

“Rob Kabboord came up with the exquisitely judged fish dish. Its elegant, subtle harmonies show how good fish cookery can be” Read more

The Age | Larissa Dubecki | April 26, 2011

15/20 “Merricote is a little local bistro with a big future ahead of it; a wonderful union of kitchen and front-of-house that hums like it's been there for years.” Read more

The Age | Janne Apelgren | August 26, 2011

This little shopfront became the benchmark for a great little local, but plenty of people crossed town too for Rob and Bronwyn Kabboord’s hospitality, and modern Euro bistro food.” Read more

Broadsheet | Hilary McNevin | May 2, 2011

“Rob and Bronwyn’s ethos of good, local product cooked well in a comfortable neighbourhood restaurant.” Read more

Herald Sun | Stephen Downes | May 31, 2011

“As well as fine subtle cooking, a brilliantly conceived drinks list and excellent hospitality, Merricote resonates with thoughtfulness.” Read more

Mary-Jane Daffy | Melbourne Times Weekly | May 4, 2011

“The attention to detail in menu, wine and decor make Merricote stand out from the crowd” Read more