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14 Armstrong St, Melbourne, Victoria 3206, Australia
+61 3 9696 8884
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible19%
13 Aug 2016
“Very pleasantly surprised. ”
15 May 2016
“Gorgeous food”
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$$ - $$$
14 Armstrong St, Melbourne, Victoria 3206, Australia
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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We are locals and had dined here quite some time ago. As the older reviews will attest, Santiago has gone through a rough patch. On a Friday evening, we stopped in to give this venue another go. We were very pleasantly surprised by how fantastic...More

Thank SMBTech
Reviewed May 15, 2016

We went mid week with a relatively late booking (8 pm). The food was brilliant - fresh ingredients and beautifully put together. I recommend anything they do with prawns and that goats cheese with the orange caramel

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed January 5, 2016

This restaurant has been open for over 10 years after the long standing hairdresser Thomas Unsworth-Smith, who had live and worked here for a few decades in his exotically decorated businesses, was forced to leave because of a rent increase by the new building owner....More

1  Thank ajackson404
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Do not be fooled, this is NOT Spanish cuisine. Soggy, tasteless food, overcooked meat, patatas bravas drowning in aioli, cheap Sangria. Service was appalling, trying to convince us that food was traditional Spanish, condescending at best of times. And to top it off, extremely overpriced....More

4  Thank Mercedes D
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Taste: Am I in outer space pluto? Quality: yes this outfit is perfect for a retro theme party! Service: Oh dear ... is that you captain? Value: I swear there was another $100 bill in my wallet, bugger! Return to sender - no one at...More

3  Thank George C
Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is a local restaurant for me and I try to support places close to home.I called in at 6pm and ordered Seafood Paella for 7:30pm.We arrived about six minutes late to be told by the waitress our food was cooked and ready at 7:30pm...More

3  Thank Christopher R
Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

A group of 11 of us recently were there to enjoy their advertised Christmas in July - don't bother! We arrived to find the upstairs dining area freezing cold with tiny fires going in the 2 fireplaces. We had to continually ask during the evening...More

1  Thank Jemonia
Reviewed July 16, 2015

The Santiago was not only the best Spanish Restaurant in the World but the best overall restaurant! The atmosphere is wonderful, the staff are SO friendly and welcoming, the food is out of this world and it is fantastic value for money. Would definitely go...More

1  Thank Jane T
Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Found it by chance, but what a lovely find .. Was just going to have a wine and go but had a look at the menu and decided on the pork and apple crocettes which where delicious!!! Will be back if in the area again...More

1  Thank Vikki S
Reviewed March 14, 2015

Seriiously disappointing. We have dined at this resaurant after the Melbourne Grand Prix for the last three years. Over that time it has gone downhill. Service is terrible. We ordered eight courses this year and asked if we could have it spread out over time....More

2  Thank Sue S
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  • Address: 14 Armstrong St, Melbourne, Victoria 3206, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Middle Park
  • Neighbourhood: Middle Park
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9696 8884
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