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Melba Restaurant

1 Southgate Ave | The Langham, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 8696 8888
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (219 reviews)
“naan bread” (59 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 16:00All hours
Italian, Indian, Seafood, Asian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Southgate Ave | The Langham, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buffet options such as seafood, sushi, Indian with quality. Very nice spread and should be part of your dinner plans while in Melbourne.

Thank Dave V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a special celebration night with a few girls from work. The seafood was plenty and fresh, the deserts were decedent and scrumptious and the service impeccable. I was disappointed with the hot food selections. The vegetable medley ( carrot,Zucchini, broccoli) were barely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This classy restaurant overlooking the Yarra River and the city lights offers cuisine from around the world. The quality and quantity of the food was exceptional as was the service. You do need to pace yourself as you could easily fill up on your first...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All different types of food, all of it excellent. The indian and asian food was a treat, and the desserts were wonderful.

Thank jtriffitt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a get together with colleagues at Melba at the Langham and had heard good things about the buffet. Well what a buffet- unlike any I have had before. Superb seafood fresh and as much as you like. I was dizzy with choice- carvery?...More

Thank Viv H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The variety of cakes sandwiches etc was brilliant. Although I am not a Tea- Drinker the coffee was also very good. A highlight of our Langham stay

Thank Baz8perth_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This buffet is generous, varied and decadent. I'd suggest allowing at least two hours as it takes a long time to get through all the amazing food! Seafood is fresh and delicious. Loved all the different stations including a Japanese/sushi bar and an Indian food...More

Thank Ineke M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lavish spread of an array of items. Was surprised to find miniature Indian Vadas, Counter made Dosas here. A mix of authentic Continental, English as well as Vegan food awaits. Was expecting to have a real Australian dinner but didn't find it enticing enough.

Thank tbijujohn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the third time we have been here, this time for an anniversary, always fantastic, plenty of space between tables, excellent customer service, very accommodating, huge variety of foods, staff / chefs always happy to talk about the backgrounds of foods and methods of...More

Thank GTMezz
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The evening buffet at Melba is quite popular, especially on weekends, with a well-deserved reputation for a great selection of dishes. More food than anyone could possibly want including several cooking stations for pastas, desserts, etc. Seafood is outstanding with heaps of oysters, shrimp, clams,...More

Thank TangoTim
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Questions & Answers
Seema R
24 January 2017|
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Response from OooRoo1 | Reviewed this property |
Contact the hotel directly would be the best bet.
14 June 2016|
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Response from Sue N | Reviewed this property |
Yes the seafood is available for lunch and tea. Very generous and good size prawns, crab and oysters.
Sarah W
31 January 2016|
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Response from Patricia F | Reviewed this property |
I would NEVER wear things and shorts anywhere except in the garden. Smart casual is the go for lunch at the Melba. Take advantage of shopping in Melbourne and buy something nice!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Southgate Ave | The Langham, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 8696 8888
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  • This restaurant is at The Langham, Melbourne
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