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Waterfront Southgate

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Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9686 9766
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food especially the dessert! The passionfruit sorbet was to die for! The salmon was cooked to perfection, as was the lobster and the oysters. Did I mention the passionfruit sorbet?! A special mention to our waiter, David! He was so attentive, polite, friendly, smiling and made the meal so much more enjoyable. Nothing was too much trouble and he... More 

Thank Rhonda M
Kenilworth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are many restaurants to choose from along the Waterfront however this is the best choice. We enjoyed our beautiful oysters and fresh fish so much we back again the next night and had the Cold Seafood Platter for two. The service on both occasions was excellent, it helps enormously when the staff know their menu, display courtesy and are... More 

Thank yakandyanda
Bathurst, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Called in for lunch and was amazed by the food and service. Not just a quick snack for lunch but so worry a visit. We are going back for dinner in a couple of days, very impressed

Thank Smarty61
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

3 of us shared a steak and sashimi whilst watching the US election. Had a great afternoon with friendly and attentive staff.

Thank Snoozer1968
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Strolled up and down Southbank, looking for a dinner venue. This one was full on a Monday night, so we took a table for four. Service was friendly and efficient, oysters kilpatrick were nice, fish curry was tasty, risotto looked great, and the others were happy with their steaks. Even got some GF bread for me to dip. Ended up... More 

Thank bizcoach27
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Waterfront Southgate for late night dinner on a Sunday. My husband had baby snapper, & I had steam crabs which were on chefs recommendation, & my son had eye fillet stake. All food were cooked perfectly, great service, great location too.

Thank Ria1904
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were lucky that we'd wondered past early enough to snatch a table before the chaos began in earnest on a Saturday night during the Spring Racing Carnival. As such I think that we were treated to levels of service not usually bestowed upon half-cut punters as there was a little bit of a rush to open up our table... More 

Thank RandolfQuaid
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Quite a nice spot, we dined 'al fresco'. The food was very good. The main was chef's recommendation. It was the King George Sound whiting which was fried in a parsley crumbed coating with roasted garlic potatoes and a lovely fennel and orange salad. Great flavours! Wine prices were consistent with other establishments. We had by the glass average price... More 

Thank ChrisAbb
Hong Kong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Waterfront Southgate is situated in the best location of the south bank in Yarra River. We went there early to ensure a table in the veranda. Part of the fun is to enjoy good food and good view at the same time. We ordered raw oysters, mussels and line-caught snapper for our first visit. We wouldn't have gone back if... More 

Thank buddy t
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Many choices of restaurants from Subway and McDonalds to many fine dining choices. Most restaurants fully packed. There was interesting street performers throughout the area.

Thank oldtraveler2wong

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Japanese, Seafood, European, Australian, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9686 9766
A prestigious seafood restaurant with river view and heated alfresco area. Waterfront, would satisfy every guest that seeks either a relaxed romantic dinner or an aged chargrilled steak with glass of wine from Waterfront's extensive wine selection.

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