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Historic landmark that's a popular Melbourne seaside attraction

One of the iconic attractions of Melbourne's bayside. I was a member of the baths (actually... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
jfarman
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Melbourne, Australia
Waterfront Cafe in Brighton

This is a great cafe for breakfast lunch or dinner very reasonable prices quality food and good... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Elizabeth N
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251 Esplanade, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
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All reviews seafood restaurant upstairs special occasion lunch menu brighton baths port philip bay shoestring fries cafe bar service was slow fine dining great location worth a visit flinders street station photo shoot walk around bathing boxes sunny day
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Having dined many times at what used to be the elegant upstairs restaurant, I was well placed to compare. Heading up, the timber stairs needed a sweep - not a great start. No more white table clothes, just bare tables - completely changes the look...More

Thank Stewart C
Reviewed August 27, 2018

One of the iconic attractions of Melbourne's bayside. I was a member of the baths (actually IceBergers) for many years and occasionally still use it today. Particularly in the warmer months. There's something about swimming in the open sea. Makes you feel healthy and strong....More

Thank jfarman
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Reastraunt has indoor and outdoor seating. Large umbrella area out the front. Balcony section along the bay side. Very busy on this particular day. Seated in the small reception - bar area awaiting a table. Did not have to wait too long. Ordered the smoked...More

Thank AngusR56
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Beachside café by the beach with views of Brighton Baths. The staff helpful and friendly with nice food

Thank almago6
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a great cafe for breakfast lunch or dinner very reasonable prices quality food and good staff - now let's not forget the view especially on a sunny day 🌞

Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Made a return visit to Melbourne this weekend and was staying opposite this restaurant. I made a late dash on the Friday night to head in and get some food. The staff were more than accomodating with regards to my late arrival. The selection of...More

1  Thank usuallygrumpy2018
Reviewed April 29, 2018

This is a very popular attraction amongst overseas tourists. Has a carpark very close which allows tour buses to come and let their passengers see ( and take pictures ) of the boxes. Very nice on a sunny day,

Thank Mike S
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Well... What can I say? If you decide to have a meal at this restaurant, expect to pay handsomely, it is that kind of place. However, when your food comes with hard bits of plastic in it, that is something else. My family and I...More

Thank MazingerZ1
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Its actually a beautiful place but its over crowded by tourists for its famous colorful bath huts. Its very nice to have a great photo. The other side of the beach is nice and quiet to relax.

1  Thank ChrisMediwaka
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Looking west to capture the sunset and north to capture the city skyline it is one of the few restaurants with water views in Melbourne. The food is good with a range of options and not too tricky nor too expensive. The service is good...More

Thank Humpy222
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The Brighton boxes are all privately owned by locals and are used mainly for family and friends. So you can't" book the box"! There isn't much in them no electricity or running water...some keep small items of beach stuff... More
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