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Esplanade Diner & Bar

$$ - $$$, ,
16 The Esplanade | Level Ground, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9525 5522
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good37%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
27 Jan 2018
“Afternoon drinks and buffet breakfast”
17 Sep 2017
“Not the best”
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Australian, Bar, Pub, Diner, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 The Esplanade | Level Ground, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

The Esplanade Diner is the in-house restaurant of the Novotel Hotel St Kilda, and I have eaten here a few times before, when I have stayed at this hotel. The food and service have always been good, and reasonably priced, but tonight I had A...More

Thank Caro F
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We visited this diner twice during our overnight stay. This restaurant/bar is located on the ground floor with views over towards St Kilda Beach. After we checked in we enjoyed our complimentary drinks as a result of being a Silver Accor Le Club member. We...More

1  Thank tommomelbourne
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We had breakfast here and its not the best. Last day I found a large hair in my food which was gross. Dinner was OK.

1  Thank nick k
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Average buffet with unhelpful staff. Dishes left empty ...... no idea that eggs could be ordered ........ Would not pay extra for this.

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This restaurant has it all. The view, the food is particularly yummy. Charge back services are available to the room which is convenient and the even let me take my meal back to my room for later eating. Service is second to none. Total emphasis...More

1  Thank WannaFly22
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We had breakfast during our stay and the choices were very extensive. The staff were friendly and helpful. we would definitely have breakfast in this location overlooking the bay

1  Thank IsobelandDick
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Grill 3182 serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, great coffee and has a well stocked bar. If it's a nice day you can sit outside and people-watch.

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Having dined at Grill 3182 twice on my visit to St Kilda I was pleasantly surprised. The staff are friendly and courteous, there was a good selection of food but unfortunately the cleanliness of some of the floors and tables were a bit of a...More

Thank littlefishinabigpond
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Had afternoon tea after strolling at the St Kilda market-across the road. It was lovely to sit outside. Great views of St Kilda beach. Kids were able to relax. Staff were lovely. Food and drinks came out promptly. Fresh and delicious. Used Accor card for...More

Thank luckykids5
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My wife and I went there for dinner with our friends during Easter holidays. We found that both the quality and quantity of the food is good. Will recommend to our friends and come back. Also they accept the accor card for the dining discount...More

Thank Traveller57Melbourne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
Australian, Bar, Pub, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 The Esplanade | Level Ground, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia (Formerly Grill 3182)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9525 5522
  • E-mail
Esplanade Diner is a styled space that takes you back to the sun drenched St Kilda beach days where you can admire the ocean from inside or on the outdoor terrace overlooking the bay. The newly styled menu at Esplanade Diner offers a number of creative "Small Bites" and "Sides" along with a bespoke burger range. Spice up a signature milkshake with a shot of your favourite liqueur. This beach shack will have you dancing in no time! For guests hosting a meeting, wedding or special event at the Esplanade Diner, the restaurant features a large open plan space along with an elegant private dining area. Esplanade Diner is open 7 days a week. Restaurant Opening Times: Buffet Breakfast: 6:30am – 10:30am Diner Opens at 11:00 am - 10:00pm Bar Opening Times: Daily: 11:00am – Until Late
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