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$$ - $$$, , Italian
Southgate Complex, Upper Level, Southbank | Southgate Avenue, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9696 0111
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (77 reviews)
“pulled lamb” (9 reviews)
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Contemporary, Australian, Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Southgate Complex, Upper Level, Southbank | Southgate Avenue, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is good. Service was a little slow even though thd restaurant was not full at that time. I would recommend the seafood linguini.

Thank Aley07
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch and everything worked, the food was good, staff are organised and professional. Would definitely go back when in Melbourne again

Thank scottmcgavin
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Thanks Elliot and team, we appreciated the great service. Great lamb pizza! Pizza had a lovely crispy base, lamb was not overdone and the sauce was great. Location of the restaurant is great if you are out in Southbank.

Thank David W
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

You may have changed premises but that is the only thing that has changed! you are still a super family restaurant to dine at with a great menu for adults and children. Fantastic prices and delicious cocktails!

Thank LizandMattJ
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Great nacho covered chicken burgers! Lovely view watching the world go by on the river. Friendly, efficient staff.

Thank Lordleviathon
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Had dinner here highly recommend the service and atmosphere here, the waiters are very in tune with the menu very good selection of food choices and very enjoyable to eat.

Thank R8118MZmaryp
Reviewed 4 August 2017

No booking, but able to get a table overlooking the Yarra. All male staff very attentive. Good selection of dishes available to accommodate all tastes, plus extensive drink menu. Funk decor.

Thank gtlegacy2015
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

From the time my wife and I walked into Bluetrain - without a booking on a Saturday night - we were made to feel very welcome. We were told there would be a 15-minute wait for a table but were seated by an obliging staff...More

Thank PeterBatson
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Not worth the visit. We arrived for breakfast at 11am on Sunday morning only to be told 'we don't do breakfast'. The 'Breakfast Out Now Sat and Sunday's 8am - 11am' banners plastered all over the Bluetrain website are obviously incorrect. When we showed the...More

Thank LissC0011
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great food, great location and wonderful staff make this a regular for my family and I. We are rarely disappointed, love it's location overlooking the Yarra and Flinders Street Station and use it most weeks just as a place to catch up and chat. The...More

Thank _ellenjanebrowne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southgate Complex, Upper Level, Southbank | Southgate Avenue, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9696 0111
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Bluetrain has been "Melbourne's meeting place" for over 20 years, where thousands have passed through their doors and enjoyed a definitively Bluetrain experience. Re-launching in 2013 in a new location with a fresh Aussie fusion menu by new head chef Jay Sinclair and exciting new dining spaces, Bluetrain offers an ideal casual dining location to enjoy a selection of grazing plates, pizzas, pastas, burgers and dishes off the char-grill. The new dedicated bar with its 16 ice cold taps of beer will keep any beer enthusiast satisfied. A huge array of beverages are available ranging from quality spirits, wines and champagnes all meticulously chosen to compliment your dining experience. Skilled bar staff provide a range of traditional cocktails not to mention Bluetrain's original "cityloop" cocktails.
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