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Waterfront Southgate

Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9686 9766
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (172 reviews)
“chowder” (35 reviews)
“steak” (160 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, European, Australian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dined here on Sunday night after arriving from the Gold Coast. What a joy to be treated by friendly smiling staff. My friend and I booked a table during the afternoon and were delighted that the person we booked with remembered us. Food and drink...More

Thank danielslaw
Reviewed 6 days ago

The location is great, right on the waterfront and the service was excellent. What let it down was the food - pretty important in a restaurant. I had the whole fish of the day (snapper). The whole dish was bland. It was served with roast...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 6 days ago

we had the first sitting on Friday night. a group of four , two had pork belly for starters .and two had oysters, the starters were great, then one had the salmon, one had steak to his liking , two had the cold seafood platter...More

Thank cookie65_10
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed at the Langham then wanted to treat ourselves to a top shelf lunch when we went walkabout. My wife and daughter had been here a few times, this was my first time. First of all it was not overly busy, early afternoon on...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had eaten here a couple of years ago & decided to revisit. Food & Service were great. My only criticism would be portion vs. price ratio. Coming from the country we are not really used to the cost of metropolitan food & drink prices. Well...More

Thank Fishpig
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here a few times and whilst the Service, Views and Atmosphere are all terrific, the things that lets this restaurant down are the variable standard of food, and the price. Not sure if we were unlucky enough to have experienced changes in Chefs the...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Waterfront to celebrate a birthday and again we're not disappointed. We started with oysters which were absolutely beautiful! Our lovely waiter suggested and recommended the Sushi and Sashimi Platter. We were not disappointed. The platter was beautifully presented and everything was...More

Thank Roslyn K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Southbank restaurant after walking out of a very disappointing lunch at the Port Melbourne restaurant - there is no comparison! The Southbank venue is excellent. the Service was spot on and was a great experience whereas the Port Melbourne venue was horrifying....More

Thank christine p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service and food here is beyond reproach. Dinner for two and were shown to a lovely cubicle. Wine list good. Food was superb. Overall a memorable experience.

Thank Travelling-Leolion
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived without a booking on Saturday night but no problem and well worth it. Great food and service

Thank PJW17
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4 March 2017|
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Response from chestermax | Reviewed this property |
Its not far, depending on what shoes you are wearing!!!. I can't give you approx. length but its an easy walk.
sarah d
8 November 2016|
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Response from Ross M | Reviewed this property |
Sure dependant on the numbers. Great food and service. I suggest calling them first to see what they could arrange.
Alistair S
27 August 2016|
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Response from Hoffy25 | Reviewed this property |
They have a very extensive wine list and I don't remember seeing BYO. Best to phone and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$25 - US$60
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 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
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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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