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30 The Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 3800
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  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 The Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

New owners, new menu, A+. Great food. Plentiful seating located inside and outside. Outside seating with views over into the historical Palais Theatre and Luna Park towards the bay. Centrally located and a lot of parking in the area. Steak was delicious. Desert was the...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

visited this lovely restaurant prior to a concert at the Palais recently. although there was a slight mix up with our order which caused a bit of a delay, the meals were all lovely. we went with another couple and the 4 of us were...More

Thank DonsSab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was prompt and friendly and the menu sounded appetising. Considering we were seated early (6pm) and the restaurant fairly quiet and well staffed it took a long time (45mins) to get our meals. Both the bbq prawns and pulled pork burger were over...More

Thank Southhaven4
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Enjoyed drinks outside watching people bustling about. The drinks were very reasonable. The steak special is to die for, it was cooked to perfection. The staff are so friendly. Phamish is located across the street from Luna Park and is within walking distance from the...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Here on a Sat morning as many cyclists aka locals were here. So it just be good. I asked for a cuppacino have here, and was asked, “did I want any food?” No I’ve had breakfast. Do I want it in a takeaway cup? In...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 11 December 2017

A large (subdivided) space with only some tables offering views to Luna Park/the sea. Staff pleasant but seemed a little distracted. Food satisfactory, if a little under-generous; my Brunch Salad had no asparagus or charred corn (as listed) and mainly seemed to consist of salad...More

Thank Hatfia
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We found this place by accident and were pleasantly surprised. Fast service, good food and coffee. Seems to be a popular stop for cyclists after their weekend morning ride.

Thank larabe6
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Had booked in here on a Living Social voucher as we were attending a concert across the road at the Palais. It wasn't too busy when we arrived but filled up rapidly. The limited menu was still quite extensive. We had the chicken tortillas which...More

Thank mrsincranny
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We went here on a Sunday afternoon. The view of Luna park and people having fun by the beach is amazing - especially on a sunny day. There was a live band playing on Sunday afternoon. The food was very good. Some very unique items...More

Thank Devdarshini
Nicole S, Owner at Phamish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Hi thanks for the review and we certainly appreciate it and happy you enjoyed your experience

Reviewed 14 October 2017

We attending a show at the Palais Theatre and Phamish was over the road. We had the Pork spare ribs from the specials board. Whoa they were fantastic, they were to die for. .Smart interior with tables inside & out. Our waiter was a lot...More

Thank Elizabeth C
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Questions & Answers
Wella T
12 July 2016|
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Response from Nicole S | Property representative |
Our pre theatre menu is simply an offering when guests come in to dine we inform them, it does change regularly and it didn get taken off the site as the palais was under a change of management
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 The Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9534 3800
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Phamish offers an all day breakfast, lunch & dinner with an iconic view overlooking the palais theatre and Luna park We are modern Australian with a touch of middle eastern cuisine introducing some traditional dishes such as slow braised beef cheek We have an acclaimed and extensive wine list and a fabulous cocktail list also if your in the mood
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