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Address: Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Lovely riverside walk along the Yarra in Melbourne with lots of nice cafes...

Lovely riverside walk along the Yarra in Melbourne with lots of nice cafes restaurants and shopping areas. Very up and coming.

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great date with my grown up daughter

Loved going to Dami Im at Crown Palms for Mother's Day followed by early light dinner at Guillaume. Really wonderful singer, came second in Eurovision 2016, and then great French... read more

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Loved going to Dami Im at Crown Palms for Mother's Day followed by early light dinner at Guillaume. Really wonderful singer, came second in Eurovision 2016, and then great French meal.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As always in places of high younger crowd and lots of pubs beware of drunken idiots looking to prove their manly hood

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place for a stroll and relax. Definitely worth going if only for a few hours in the afternoon. Lots of food stalls and people. Very lively place.

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Boston
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are a variety of shops and restaurants, especially along the promenade right on the river, where you get lovely views of the city. There's also the Arts Centre and NGV International as well as the Skydeck, so it's worth crossing the short (and scenic) bridge from the CBD.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I always thought that this area could have been better designed, but the monolithic Crown site has made a lot of this too hard. Much of the seating requires attending a restaurant, so picnics should be planned for the other side of the Yarra River. Yes, there are many bars and restaurants, but it is just a lot of stone... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the night at the Langham and walked down the promenade on New Years Eve and also new years day. Great place to watch the world go buy and listen to the different languages of the tourists. Great restaurants, terrific buskers to entertain - above all safe !

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We always visit Southbank when in Melbourne. Great places to dine, Crown Casino a must and just wonderful to have a stroll along the river and in the complex.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Southbank is a shopping and dinning precinct by the Yarra. There are hotels, attractions and a huge variety of bars and cafes. It’s a good place to stay with lots of dinning options and lovely evening walks. There’s plenty to explore here.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Southbank and enjoyed the close proximity to the city and restaurants. I loved the different bridges across the river. The night views of the city lights is a must see.

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Bribie Island, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A good place to take a leisurely stroll, lots to see, plenty of places to have a good coffee, or for a cold beer or cocktail, visit the under bridge Bar.

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