The real taste of Italy

Restaurateur and chef, Johnny Di Francesco, is the first Australian ever trained in Naples to the ‘Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana’ rules. Johnny was named the best in the world at The 2014 World Pizza Championships in Parma for his now famous Margherita pizza.

Sample Gradi’s Italian fare alfresco, or take a seat inside at Gradi Crown.

+61 3 9292 5777

Main menu


Wine & beverage list

Private dining

Transport your guests with the flavours of Napoli

Beside the wine cellar in a private alcove of the restaurant sits the Gradi private dining room, an elegant choice for up to 40 guests.

With highly regarded accolades including the 2014 World’s Best Pizza backing the menu, guests will be ever delighted with a range of Italian classics – making it the perfect choice for all ages.

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12pm - 10pm (Wed, Thu & Sun)

12pm - 11pm (Fri, Sat)

12pm - 10pm (Mon, Tue)

Opening hours are subject to change.


Ground Floor Crown Riverwalk, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, VIC, 3006, Australia

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+61 3 9292 5777

The finer details

Discover all the finer details to make your time at Crown Melbourne seamless and enjoyable.

Cancellation fee policy

Credit or debit card details are required to guarantee all reservations. Full pre-payment is required for all special offers, set menus and where a minimum spend is required. All credit card information will be processed securely. Funds may be verified but no charges will be debited from your card at the time of reservation unless pre-payment is required. All reservations are subject to a 15-minute grace period.

Cancellations or changes to the reservation outside of the applicable notice periods or no shows may incur a fee of up to $50 per person charged to the credit card provided to secure the reservation.

For the full cancellation fee policy, please click here.

Allergies & dietary requests

Guests must advise the venue of any dietary requirements or allergies at the time of booking. While Crown Melbourne will endeavour to accommodate requests for special meals for customers who have food allergies or intolerances, we cannot guarantee completely allergy-free meals. This is due to the potential of trace allergens in the working environment and supplied ingredients.

Booking policy

No split bills. Seating arrangement is upon restaurants discretion. Crown practices responsible service of alcohol.

Dress code

Crown Melbourne Management reserves the right to refuse entry to any person considered unsuitably attired. Customers are required to dress smart casual and remain neat and tidy at all times while in the Casino. Management reserves the right to apply their discretion at all times.

Note for security reasons Management may require the removal of any hat, helmet or head dress.  

The following dress is considered unacceptable:

Ripped, torn or soiled clothing
T-shirts with offensive design/words
Camouflage clothing
Work singlets or work tank tops
Active sporting attire
Manual work clothing or boots (including all steel cap boots)
Unclean, untidy or torn footwear
Ugg boots, rubber gum boots

Exceptions may be made for special events for further information regarding Crown's dress standards please call +61 3 9292 8888 or click here for Nightclub dress standards.