Dishing up delicious Italian cuisine to the people of Melbourne, you’ll find Il Pom Italian located on Swanston Street in the CBD, at the top of Federation Square. Featuring plenty of outdoor seating, it provides the perfect place for people watching while feasting on some pizza, pasta or other Italian favourites. To score one of the best seats at this popular joint close to Flinders Street station, make a booking in advance.
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We found it a little bit noisy, but otherwise good.
The waitress was very accommodating in giving us our choice of seating. Our family of four enjoyed the Veal Saltimbocca, pumpkin pizza, piccante pizza and carbonara. We had a refreshing Italian-origin Pinot Grigio and beer. The desserts were wonderful. We enjoyed the peach and prossecco sorbet with it's sophisticated flavour and smooth texture, the classic tiramisu had well balanced flavours, and the perfectly creamy pana cotta contrasted with the slightly tart raspberry coulis topping. I would definitely recommend Il Pom for any occasion!
I liked the carbonara and the dessert. Lovely atmosphere. Would go back again
Attracting aficionados of Italian cuisine from all over the city to its location on Swanston Street in Melbourne’s CBD, Il Pom Italian is a favourite among many, serving up traditional Italian dishes. Federation Square is a hotspot for culture and at Il Pom Italian you can dine outdoors and take in the sights of this vibrant area. Or, you could head inside to the cosy dining room, decorated in a rustic Italian style with some chic modern details.
Begin your meal at this Melbourne CBD restaurant with some antipasti like the calamari fritti or the buffalo mozzarella with crispy san danielle prosciutto, peas, mint & shaved parmesan. Some tasty main course choices include pizzas loaded with delicious toppings, classic pasta dishes like the spaghetti carbonara, and an array of meat and seafood options. We recommend trying the salmone croccante pelle con brodo (crispy skinned fillet of salmon served with a broth of clams, steamed potato, green beans and pomodoro).