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The Cliveden Buffet impresses at Pullman on the Park

The Cliveden at Pullman on the Park is a joyful destination for those who love to catch up with friends and family in a stunning stylish setting. And for buffet lovers its a must visit. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to experience a dinner buffet at The Cliveden.

The Cliveden name was heralded back in the 80s in Melbourne; a classic dining destination. Pullman on the Park has revived the Cliveden after a massive renovation. The bar and restaurant areas have been revamped and are a delightful destination for your catch ups, whether before the footy or for lunch and dinner.

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The Cliveden is located in a great part of Melbourne on the fringe of the CBD, with parking available on site if you are dining or a guest of the Hotel. Check out the signature vespa.

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The long sleek Bar is popular when the footy and events at the MCG are in swing; but is recommended as a place to relax and catch up with friends. There's a feeling of light and spaciousness and the attractive Fitzroy Gardens can be seen from the large windows.

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The Bloody Aussie Negroni is superb and features one of our favourites Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin and Red Okar.

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The Cliveden also has attractive mocktails available for those who so desire.

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Tapas are a hit at the Bar and we enjoyed a premium selection along with cocktails.

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Stylish and appealing.

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Salivate over bar menu dishes such as Hummus, Grilled Chorizo, White Anchovies, and Cod Croquettes.

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We arrived early but there was already several groups enjoying the buffet selections. Modern, well set out, stylish and exciting.

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The Roast Bar is a highlight and the chef will slice you delectable roast beef (or whatever is the roast of the day).

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Fresh large prawns of excellent quality; we couldn't help piling a few of these onto our plates. We can verify that staff were quick to replenish the bowls, and the service at The Cliveden was excellent throughout (including a lady who memorised our names and called us by our first names all night).

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Here we have a typical plate of food from the seafood section of the buffet; note that I don't over load up my plate as is the want of some at buffets.

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Quality oysters are a popular option.

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Several hot dish options are also available.

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A highlight was the fresh pasta dish cooked up for us by the chef! Delicious with perfectly cooked pasta and melt in your mouth chicken and parmesan.

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 A cold selection (below) is also available.

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Another highlight is the dessert bar including the now famous Chocolate fountain. So many options here and we loved it all.

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High quality dessert treats are a perfect way to end your meal.

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Here is one of my dessert plates, the other was of marshmallows and fruit on skewers with the chocolate from the fountain. We were told that you can have a jug of the chocolate at your table!

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The Chocolate fountain is joyous, and a huge feature for the kids!

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We were highly impressed with The Cliveden buffet as well as the Bar, and can't wait to return. Highly recommended. 

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