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Belgian Beer Cafe

$$ - $$$, , European
5 Riverside Qy | Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9690 5777
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (37 reviews)
“pork knuckle” (3 reviews)
“coleslaw” (4 reviews)
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Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Riverside Qy | Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great place to meet up with friends, enjoy a drink and some wonderful food - i reckon the veal schnitzel is excellent!

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was really looking forward to some "moule frites" and they were nice, but they weren't "great" and that was what I was looking for. The pot of mussels didn't have enough broth. The staff were nice enough but really disorganised with about 5-6 of...More

Thank BrockGuns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Belgian beer cafe has been my favorite drinking place whenever I'm in Perth, now that they open a branch in Melbourne, I'm extremely happy about it. Nice cherry beer & good food, cheer mate!!!

Thank Lenny T
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We ate here as part of a group of about 15. The place was moderately crowded and very lively. The mussels were absolutely fantastic. They were fresh and cooked just right. I went with the spicy broth and my wife had a milder version; we...More

Thank Al L
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Great variety of beers on tap and in bottle to had by the beer conisour. We ordered the pork knuckle which was a great size. Little disappointed that it was really pink the further we cut into it. We questioned it with the waitress who...More

Thank wyldfamilytravel
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

A great spot for a beer but the food experience was a little disappointing. Our order was lost, so it took almost an hour for the meals to arrive. The waitress was very apologetic and took a few dollars off the bill. The atmosphere was...More

Thank Shelley J
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Good location when in the Arts district. Good food. Good service. A large selection of beers and some wines.

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Friday day night, was able to find a table for 2 even though place was about 90% occupied. Had fried camembert for appetiser. Very very good. They serve the breaded cheese with cranberry and crystallised sugar which balance the creamy cheese really...More

Thank EdgarOYG
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

4 visit in Melbourne and 4th time in the Belgian Beer Cafe, very nice mussels with a typical Belgian LaChouffe with it. Great service, just nice to be there.

Thank Gert A
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We like community based restaurants and this one is fantastic. Pages and pages of great beers. But the highlights are daily deals. Sunday's muscles were just $20 for a meal, which we shared an an appie. And Monday night all meals are $20, even expensive...More

Thank Grace L
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Vivienne S
31 October 2015|
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Eureka Tower Carpark especially on the weekend it cost us $10 for parking for the day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Riverside Qy | Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9690 5777
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