Time Out says
Fusing the best of Spain, Italy, France and Greece, The European's specialities are old-world snacks cassoulets, terrines and air-dried beef steaks.
There's also the hearty seasonal mushroom risotto with truffle oil and a crème brulee to die for. Fresh shucked oysters, pate de foie gras or a simple serve of pommes frites – it's a big menu, and the staff are well-versed in taking diners through their options.
A stunning wine list makes this one of Melbourne's best-loved bistros.