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Rubiras at Swallows

192 Station Street, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria Vic 3207, Australia
9646 2746
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chilli prawns” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 3:30 PMAll hours
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
192 Station Street, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria Vic 3207, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered 1 x Linguini of Fresh Seafood and 1 x Beer Battered Snapper Fish & Chips. 1 of the best seafood pasta. Taste is awesome. Wished that there were more seafood! The fish&chips is not as fantastic. Just normal. Ambience is good. I was allocated...More

Thank GuoTai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The usual tale of old hotel turns into a restaurant and does it well. Or perhaps it is not the usual story but it is at Rubiras. The old Swallows pub is now a smart eatery that specialises in seafood but has choices for those...More

Thank H3r5hy
Reviewed 10 September 2017

From the outside, this place looks unimpressive. Enter into a cozy pub atmosphere, and you're still unlikely to understand what's in store until you look at the chalkboard menu. What this place does is seafood (yes, there are other things on the menu - but...More

Thank 87,181
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Met some friends for lunch at Rubira's on a cold Melbourne winters day.Were immediately warmed up by the friendly staff greeting and the very cosy fire. Apart from a little stuff up in our orders the food and service was great. All four of us...More

Thank allan t
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I had heard lots of great things about Rubiras so was looking forward to dining there. It is a very cosy pub with a gas fire burning which was very welcome on a cold Tuesday night in Winter. The wine list is very comprehensive &...More

Thank pamk20172017
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Cosy little pub on the corner very close to the tram line All the food was superb. Seafood was perfectly cooked & delicious and so was the beef - amazing!! Excellent service & friendly staff!

Thank Bridget M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Visited this restaurant down towards The Port, easy just took the took the tram there, very surprised at how good this place was had read a few reviews ... Great service, waitress was very helpful, food was great, looked as if the locasl like it...More

Thank Poddy
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

It came highly recommended so in turn a lot to live up too, they didn't disappoint, if anything, they exceeded my already raised expectations. I chose to have two entrees starting with the Barramundi Spring Rolls followed by Chili Tiger Prawns, if I wanted they...More

Thank mikebrown21
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Had a sensational seafood supper to celebrate my birthday. We chose our meal to be tapas style however, the restaurant also caters for a la carte dining. We enjoyed oysters natural, steamed and with champagne followed by spicy king prawns, lobster, scallops, prawn dumplings and...More

Thank Nelle M
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My partner loves seafood so I decided to take him on a date night and while doing some research found Rubiras which had received some great reviews and we were not disappointed. My partner started with Oysters and said they were very fresh. We then...More

Thank Donna H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Station Street, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria Vic 3207, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Port Melbourne
  • Neighbourhood: Port Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 9646 2746
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