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In May 2018, Ciao Cielo moved to the old Port Melbourne Courthouse. The stunning new venue houses two distinct spaces.

Ciao Cielo is an Italian fine dining restaurant in the surrounds of a classical heritage building, with a green Bocce inspired lawn for al fresco garden dining.

Ciao Cucina is a Mediterranean beer garden. By day it’s inspired by casual beachside eats in Portofino and by night it transforms under a sky of twinkling fairy lights creating a casual, party atmosphere for frivolous nights out.

Both venues showcase contemporary Italian food while paying homage to traditional techniques. Kate and Bryan regularly travel around Italy, drawing inspiration from the country’s traditions and innovative cuisine.

Kate Dickins and Bryan Nelson showcase contemporary Italian food, while paying homage to traditional techniques. Kate and Bryan regularly travel around Italy to draw inspiration from its innovative and ever-changing cuisine and bring this passion and skill to the restaurant’s beautiful dining offerings.