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Belgian Beer Cafe

$$ - $$$
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Australian
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5 Riverside Quay | Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9690 5777
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Antwerp, Belgium
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585 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the Riverside Quay, close to the Eureka Skydeck 88. Very tasty steakburger with a couple of beers. Large terrace, friendly staff. A place to visit and to revisit.

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1 Thank Peter D
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I walked in tonight and asked the barman for the thickest, darkest most delicious black beer he had. He ran me through a bunch of choices and gave me taste tests of each. Great service and delicious

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1 Thank Sean R
Brisbane
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110 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

$11 for a pint on tap - nice enough selection but not great value in my mind. But others clearly don't agree as it was busy. I can't comment on the food.

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Thank therudies86
Canandaigua, United States
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567 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for a drink after a long day of sightseeing. This place is in a nice location and always seems to be busy. They have lots of outdoor seating some of which is in the shade which is what we wanted. Once you get your drinks and sit down it is a very relaxing experience.... More 

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Thank William S
Wallsend, Australia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome experience from the moment we walked in. Staff are fabulous, the 3 of us polished off our meals, beer is nice (a little expensive), desert was great.

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Thank murphypayne
Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Well what can I say, plenty it will seem. We as a group of twenty booked for a luncheon for 1.30p.m.. We were early to the venue arrived at 1.15p.m and were promptly seated at our two tables. Now the problem starts, unfortunately five persons were unable to attend the venue for the luncheon and a discussion mainly on their... More 

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1 Thank Gary O
Perth, Australia
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Saturday night in South Bank very busy walked one street back and found this very welcoming restaurant. The pate is made inhouse and worth it but the mussels are to die for. Please step one street back and enjoy this great place.

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1 Thank 2olddiggers
England
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99 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Had to have a quick lunch because we were going on a trip. The restaurant had an express lunch which was super quick. We both had the steak sandwich which was really good.

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2 Thank holiday_addict40
Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Having a fantastic meal top notch service & best sour Kreik beer in Melbourne. Service is fantastic recommend this establishment to all business travelers

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2 Thank Bubble1997
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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575 reviews
409 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Headed here through a recommendation as we were looking for local craft beers. Came for drinks at 2pm odd & ended up staying for dinner till 8pm. Nice gastropub with both indoor & al fresco dining. They have circular booths, regular tables plus tall tables & chairs. Knowledgeable & friendly service. Got crowded during dinner time. We started the afternoon... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Riverside Quay | Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9690 5777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?