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Riva St. Kilda

42B Marine Pde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9537 2224
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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42B Marine Pde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly this place was terrible! Service was non existent at best and that’s being kind. We stood and waited for nearly 10 mins before we were asked if we had a booking. He checked the booking said he would be back as he had to...More

Thank Di_Australia1302
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What great views. We we're here on a sunny Sunday for lunch, drinks and just to relax and talk with close friends. Nice drinks, we had spritz, and it was going down well. Food was very enjoyable too. Bruschetta, dips and a salad. Fish and...More

Thank Roadruna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This resteraunt was full of surprises Food was very good sharing the Asian entree and fish of the day barramundi on noodles would recommend it. Cream. Brûlée alwYs a favourite. They have a Live band on weekends. A little noisy for conversation but were seated...More

Thank sunflowers15
Reviewed 23 September 2017

A difficult review as my wife & I were guests (in a party of 14) for a friend’s birthday party last Friday evening. Had a few pleasant drinks on the outside patio as everyone gradually arrived, with plenty of catch ups & solving the world’s...More

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I came to Riva with my girlfriend last month and it ticked all the boxes, fantastic views, friendly staff and a substantial menu for wine and food. Would highly recommend this venue to anyone looking for good food and a good time!!

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This happened to a friend of mine this week: 2 weeks out from her sons 21st She has posted on FB Riva - pick up your act !!!! Wow. Riva you have the most appalling customer service I have EVER dealt with. My sons 21st...More

Thank vickiers10
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Went to Riva for a birthday lunch, as we had been there before. For was nice, service was just weird and somewhat appalling. Won't be back for a long time

1  Thank Crash C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Cracker Melbourne day, sun was shining as we headed out for lunch by the bay. Had been to Riva a couple of times so was looking forward to it. Phoned and booked ahead. As it was such a beautiful day we wanted to sit on...More

Thank PrincessTandthePea
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, wine with stunning views. All round great experience. Romantic and cosy. Easy parking. Highly recommend.

Thank Pop T
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great lunch on deck overlooking the marina. Both food and service were excellent with great views. Highly rrecommended.

Thank George K
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Questions & Answers
Natalie E
6 February 2017|
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Response from RivaStKilda | Property representative |
Hi Natalie, The nearest place is probably the Novotel on the Esplanade. Its only a few minutes drive in a taxi or 10-15 minutes walk. Alternatively, there are a few nice boutique hotels on Fitzroy Street.
Pam J
31 January 2016|
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Response from Ray d | Reviewed this property |
No its fully licensed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42B Marine Pde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9537 2224
Make your way to the best bay side destination in Melbourne. Cool in summer and cosy in winter, Riva St Kilda offers you the perfect location to watch the sunset and the city skyline come alive. Enjoy a drink and snacks in the Beach Side Lounge Bar. Lose yourself on the desks or why not sit down to something wonderful from our Resturants a la carte menu with friends, while enjoying the view. Complimenting our restaurant, Riva is also holds, world class event spaces for a more private occasion. We boast 3 amazing rooms with space up to 220 guests. Call in, or make an appointment to enjoy the surrounds and friendly service, while discussing your next special event with our event staff to make it a time to remember. We hope to see you soon! Events office hours are from 10am to 5pm Tuesday through Sunday.
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