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Waterfront

Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 449 778 149
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (200 reviews)
“chowder” (39 reviews)
“steak” (186 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, European, Australian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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1 - 10 of 1,201 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has been our fav for the last few years we did leave a little disappointed last time but never with the food. The Thai Green muscle pot is the best and was wonderful to share with a couple of entrees for lunch. Thank...More

Thank Kylie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently dined at the Waterfront and I have to say that you basically pay for location. Food is over priced but ok. Wouldn’t rush to go back though. They supply a child’s drawing pack which is a nice touch and have a children’s menu....More

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Staff were extremely helpful as they were able to blend my chowder as I can only swallow liquids. It was delicious if not expensive ar $29.

Thank georgematthews
Reviewed June 11, 2018

After years of walking past and seeing this Restaurant always packed we decided to make a reservation. Everything from the friendly man at the front when we made the booking, the person who seated us the next day and the wait staff were fantastic. All...More

Thank Debra Q
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I often come to this restaurant as it is our favourite. However for the first time on our special 25th anniversary we left disappointed. The food was lovely but our waiter was dreadful. He and another waiter were more concerned with their...More

Thank Kylie P
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Waterfront has been a favourite for 8 yrs. watched a discussion over the most over-priced and over-cooked tomahawk steak, but the $300 bill for my lobster without disclosure having had it a few moths ago for $130...Done. Staff rushed and rude. Have recommended this restaurant...More

1  Thank Sabah001
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Large family group outing for special Birthday dinner. Venue warm and inviting and met by friendly staff. Great table on the balcony with extra seat to the side for coat and bags for the ladies, with the pushchair replaced with a high chair with having...More

Thank J F
Reviewed May 23, 2018

We had dinner for four, which was perfectly acceptable apart from the fact they forgot my main. It duly arrived with a delay of approx 15 minutes.The waiter offered to reduce its cost by $20 and give us free sparkling water, though when we suggested...More

Thank Rjbrownmalta
Reviewed May 21, 2018

On the Southbank in Melbourne, there are many paces to eat, cool, trendy bars, fast food eaters and fine dining... we were looking for a steak and the billboard outside of Waterfront promised that. However, once we saw the menu, it was apparent that it's...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed May 17, 2018

We had Beef Tataki and a 300 gm Scotch fillet steak. Almost as soon as we had sat down, bread and a dipping oil was placed on the table. This is something that I think should always happen without having to ask. Goes well with...More

1  Thank StanleyAuckland
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Jillrw
March 3, 2017|
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Response from chestermax | Reviewed this property |
Its not far, depending on what shoes you are wearing!!!. I can't give you approx. length but its an easy walk.
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sarah d
November 7, 2016|
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Response from Ross M | Reviewed this property |
Sure dependant on the numbers. Great food and service. I suggest calling them first to see what they could arrange.
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Alistair S
August 27, 2016|
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Response from Hoffy25 | Reviewed this property |
They have a very extensive wine list and I don't remember seeing BYO. Best to phone and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 449 778 149
  • E-mail
Description
A prestigious seafood restaurant with river view and heated alfresco area. Waterfront, would satisfy every guest that seeks either a relaxed romantic dinner or an aged chargrilled steak with glass of wine from Waterfront's extensive wine selection.
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