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The Baths Upstairs

) #13 of 114 Restaurants in Brighton $$ - $$$ , Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
251 Esplanade, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
+61 3 9539 7000
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“wedges” (4 reviews)
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
251 Esplanade, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had surprise b'day party dinner with 22 guests in the upstairs private dining room. Staff at The Baths were fantastic and assisted with all our requests and requirements in the lead up to the event, and again on the night itself. Food and service...More

Thank Simon H
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Simon H, Thank-you for taking the time to write a review. We are thrilled to read that your guests and yourself had a great time with us in the private dining room. We look forward to welcoming you again at The Baths Middle Brighton....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a great spot and I just don't understand why in the nearly twenty years we have sporadically gone there, its just around the corner from where we live, that nobody has made it the place it should be. We did the set...More

Thank Craig S
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning Craig S, I hope you're well and thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry that your experience wasn't what you were expecting, and this is certainly not the feedback we hope to receive. If you could provide a more in depth description of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was busy and the service was pretty slow. Pork belly was fine but crackling not crispy enough. Braised ox cheek beautiful but side of cauliflower gratin was watery and tasteless. Shoestring fries were just ok. Duck also just ok. Rhubarb and apple crumble was...More

Thank Helena and Les C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was normal/good however the service has much to be desired. We were moved and merged mid lunch.More

Thank Melody A
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Melody A, Thank-you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to read that you enjoyed the food and we are deeply sorry if you were moved while you were having lunch with us. We had a table of 30 walk-in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was taken for a birthday lunch on a Monday upstairs to restaurant, was looking forward to it, but was disappointed. The greeting, while polite, was very cold and mechanical by the front desk man. The waitress was also polite, but cold and just doing her...More

Thank bak748
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi bak748, Thank you very much for your feedback, and I'm sorry you didn't have a good experience. Would you be able to contact events on (03) 9539-7002 or email events@middlebrightonbaths.com.au to discuss further? Kind regards, The Baths Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Baths is the place we ate at not the Middle Brighton Baths, Excellent food and service. Not sure of the price as my brother's partner paid the bill, Interesting little lift on the way out!

Thank Glenda S
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Glenda S, Thank-you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you enjoyed your last visit with us and hope to see you again at The Baths. Have a lovely weekend! Kind Regards, The Baths Management

Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is my back stop mid-range restaurant for lunch with friends. It is a buzzy cafe on a busy day and the food is good. Access by foot, bike or car is relatively easy and the location sets it apart from many of the local...More

Thank FlyingTheCoop
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear FlyingTheCoop, Thank-you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to read that you enjoyed your last visit and food at The Baths Cafe. We hope to see you again. Kind Regards, The Baths Management

Reviewed 10 July 2017

I cannot understand why when u pay $40 for a main ourse you then have to spend another $20 on "sides" when u order a meal u should get a meal not just the meat!!!! Service was very very slow. sat for 1/2 an hour...More

Thank KITTEN0072014
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kitten0072014, Thank-you for taking the time to write a review. We are very sorry that you have had this experience with us, this is not the standard of service we expect our customers to receive. A full investigation will be completed when staff members...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lite lunch and coffees at The Bath Cafe and Bar, has great views of the city sky line and watching people take a swim in very cold water. Food and service was great.

Thank Asteroid2015
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Good morning Asteroid2015, Thank you very much for your review, we work hard to ensure we provide a great experience for our customers. Glad it was enjoyed, hope to see you at The Baths in the near future. Kind regards, The Baths Management

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We had lunch a few weeks ago....what a disappointment! I had read some reviews that were not very good but despite that we decided to give it a go as it is just around the corner with such good views....unfortunately that's were the positive finishes....More

Thank sonialovestotravel
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Dear Sonialovestotravel, Thank-you for your taking the time to write a review. We are terribly sorry that you have had this experience with us, this is not the standard of service we expect our customers to receive. Please be assured that we would like to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 Esplanade, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9539 7000
  • E-mail
Description
The Baths overlooks Melbourne’s only remaining sea baths, offering fine cuisine and unbeatable service amidst magnificent panoramic views of the city and Port Phillip Bay. The Baths Middle Brighton is a restaurant, cafe and bar that also specialises in individually tailored functions, offering many different experiences within one venue. The Baths is perfect for weddings, cocktail parties, birthdays, anniversaries, conferences, product launches, corporate entertaining.
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