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The Great Provider

#1,862 of 3,556 Restaurants in Melbourne
$$ - $$$Cafe,
42A Marine Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3184, Australia
+61 3 9525 5855
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
16 Jan 2018
“A meal facing the St Kilda Marine”
16 Apr 2017
“Nice little cafe next door to sky diving pitch”
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Cafe, Australian
$$ - $$$
42A Marine Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3184, Australia
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

This restaurant is right facing the St Kilda Marine, and right next to the beach and Melbourne St. Kilda Skydive Centre. I had my breakfast there, the lady working there didn't seem very nice, but the toasty I have order was great! Coffee was good...More

Thank So_Winnie
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Nice cafe with everything on offer. Right on st kinda marina,good location. Can sit inside or out. Great if you are doing sky diving which is nex door.

Thank 400manda
Reviewed 19 March 2017

After a long walk we were ready to eat and decided to try The Great Provider rather than going back to the busyness of Acland. The food was a bit dearer than others around St Kilda but it was tasty and it was a comfortable...More

1  Thank Pacificwoman59
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We held a function out on the decking area of the Great Provider after being double booked elsewhere. This turned out to be a blessing in disguise as Rollo and his team pulled together our function in a matter of days. The function space overlooks...More

1  Thank Torren W
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Yesterday my dear friend and I decided on a lunch meal somewhere close to the water. This restaurant used to be an old time favourite before moving interstate. We arrived around 12:30ish expecting a full house to find only one other diner that should have...More

1  Thank Geoffrey M
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Stopped in here for a quick bite and was very happy to have done that. Staff were friendly, the food was good, the drinks were cold and the bill was very reasonable. Good view as well.

Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We've been going to the TGP for many years and always found the food excellent and the staff obliging. Has there been a change of management, as these 2 ingredients of the cafe have disappeared. When we arrived we were told to order at the...More

Thank Brushy53
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly the perfect location of the venue does not go in pair of the offering of this cafe. The only eggs option offered is very poor - just a toast, bacon and relish. Where is salmon, spinach, tomato option ? The quality was just ok,...More

Thank KrystianoM
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Went for Saturday morning breakfast at 0800 to find an open, empty restaurant. In spite of extensive breakfast menu, staff told us that only coffee and cake was being served!

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Really poor, the only thing saving it was its location. We've driven past here many times and we're looking forward to going. The best part about the place was the walk along the beach to it. My wife had the fritters, probably the worst she's...More

Thank Jahunga
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42A Marine Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3184, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9525 5855
  • E-mail
The Great Provider is on Marine Parade, at the St Kilda Marina. It is a great place to enjoy a meal with friends, family or colleagues. Situated only meters from the water's edge, you can relax and enjoy your meal while taking in the view of the sea, and the boats coming and going from the marina. We offer a wide-ranging menu, with something for everyone. There is ample parking adjacent to the Cafe, and you can drop in or make a booking.
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