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The Point Restaurant

$$$$, Steakhouse,
Aquatic Drive | Albert Park Lake, Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria 3206, Australia
+61 3 9682 5566
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Australian, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Aquatic Drive | Albert Park Lake, Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria 3206, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The concierge at our hotel (Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens) sent us here since we had a social event nearby in the early evening. We wished we had had more time to try the 6-course tasting menu. Food was excellent and elegantly prepared. We had a...More

Thank MenloMichael
ThePointAlbertPark, Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello MenloMichael, Thank you kindly for your wonderful feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy our 6 (or maybe even our 10!) course tasting menu. Kind Regards, The Point Team

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rip off resturant We Went there for birthday, first on arrival the waiter brought trolly of drink and offered drinks before he mentioned any price we taught this is complementary on arrival after first glass I asked him is that complementary : said no asked...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
ThePointAlbertPark, Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your feedback, and sincerest apologies for the miscommunication with the drinks on arrival, we do like to accommodate our guests with an aperitif before their meal begins. We value every piece of information to ensure we grow stronger as a team,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked dinner for my husband’s birthday and we were spoilt from the very minute we walked in the door. Service is superb, food sensational and a sommelier who knows exactly what he is talking about and treats both the wine and diner with the utmost...More

Thank KazzyK345
ThePointAlbertPark, Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi KazzyK345, Thank you immensely for your wonderful feedback! We look forward to having you dine with us again soon. Regards, The Point Team

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Have 40th birthday for a friend on 22/10/17. Have 3 course meal set menu. Nice food although were vet disappointed when charged $20 dollars for sparkling water. We were not advised it will be a charge for water. If we knew we would just have...More

Thank Valiantjane
ThePointAlbertPark, Public Relations Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Valiantjane, Thank you for your feedback, and we sincerely apologise for any miscommunication for the birthday you attended at The Point, as we do offer unlimited sparkling water for $10 per person. I will pass on your feedback to management so we are able...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

It was a Monday & we were the only booking in the restaurant. Perhaps that should have rung the alarm bells. The positives:- beautiful venue, excellent waiter what food we had was excellent. The negatives:- you are offered a 2 course lunch for $45 or...More

7  Thank Keith R
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Why not have the 10 course chef menu with matching wines ... don't mind it I do! Absolute delight with the attention to detail, being escorted up to the restaurant and having everything explained from the menu while we drank and gazed out over Albert...More

Thank Arlene M
ThePointAlbertPark, Front Office Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you for your great review Arlene M. We are glad to know you had fantastic dining experience at The Point Albert Park. We are all looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 23 June 2017

My first return visit to The Point since the renovations in 2016. Superb minimalist styling. No sign of the old staff however the new staff although a little distant are highly professional. The presentation of the food is truly outstanding. Freshly baked bread rolls were...More

Thank FOSSHILL
ThePointAlbertPark, Front Office Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you for your review. We appreciate all your positive and negative feedback. Your valuable feedback will help our team to grow up.

Reviewed 6 June 2017

I reserved this restaurant for a special occasion and wasn't disappointed. Everything was 5 out of 5. It started with the Reservation Manager Kate, who confirmed our booking and ensured we had the best position. My partner is a devotee of gin and we commenced...More

Thank Tony D
ThePointAlbertPark, Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review Tony. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the whole experience before even beginning to dine with us. Yourself and your wife a delight to have joining us at The Point and we are glad you...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

The meal we had surpassed our expectations and was the best we have had in four visits. We had a great table at the window and enough space so that you didn't feel crowded and nor was our conversation drowned out. We were initially treated...More

Thank Houlihan2
ThePointAlbertPark, Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thank you for your extremely positive and detailed review Houlihan2! We are delighted that you had such a wonderful dining experience with us and enjoy each dish and wines to match. We take the up-most pride in all areas of our business ~ food, beverage...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Great evening last night. Attentive staff. Always on hand to top up our tea and wine. Huge variety of dishes - I'm vegetarian and enjoyed the Mabo tofu, pancakes, fried rice and fresh greens. Perfect facilities fir business meetings as the huge whiteboard was visible...More

1  Thank Bendigo2
ThePointAlbertPark, Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Good afternoon Bendigo2, We are delighted to hear that you had a lovely time dining at our sister restaurant on the ground floor of the venue, Hidden Jade Restaurant. Our Lake Room caters for all styles of events and we would be delighted to have...More

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Judith3942
15 August 2016|
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Response from ThePointAlbertPark | Property representative |
Hello Judith, Thank you for interest about dining at The Point and enquiry about the menu. We have a few different options to create different dining experiences. We have them on our website or if you would like to e-mail... More
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Tim R
7 June 2015|
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Response from ThePointAlbertPark | Property representative |
Hi Tim. We would recommend smart clothing and possibly a jacket
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Tim R
7 June 2015|
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Response from Sally H | Reviewed this property |
If you are going for lunch, out of respect for such a lovely restaurant and others dining there, nothing less than smart casual (and depending on one's interpretation of that term - make it on the "upper" side of that). If... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Australian, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aquatic Drive | Albert Park Lake, Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria 3206, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  Albert Park
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9682 5566
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Description
Dining day or night, the view from The Point Restaurant is one of the best Melbourne has to offer. The space is stylish and modern, combining award winning cuisine and an impressive wine list.
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