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Riva St. Kilda

42B Marine Pde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9537 2224
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible16%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42B Marine Pde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I attended Riva for our 10 year wedding anniversary, what a total disappointment. Having been married at Riva, 10 years ago to the day, we were excited to be returning & to relive beautiful memories. I booked ahead & ensured I alerted...More

1  Thank Moirfamily2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Riva St Kildas setting is breathtaking with uninterrupted bay views from the Melbourne CBD to Portarlington. Riva St Kilda is a stylish venue with friendly staff. We had drinks outside watching the sunset then moved inside for a fabulous meal. This was our last night...More

Thank GillMcd
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

A group of 12 of us went for dinner on Saturday night and the food and service were exceptional My favourite was the desert sharing plate. Shane and Frank looked after us and couldn’t do enough to make sure we had a great night. We...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We visited Riva yesterday for our annual Labour Day weekend catch up with another couple. We were seated outside overlooking the marina which is lovely and always a great spot. As soon as I was seated I knew it wasn't the same. I wanted a...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 3 March 2018

A group of girlfriends organised a Saturday night drinks and catch up, and thought Riva would be ideal with the location and beach. WE WERE SO WRONG. The staff had absolutely no idea what they were doing. We ordered food which was substandard for the...More

Thank Claire T
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Riva is a must visit for its views. I went with friends to have a drink and a light dinner. We were seated outside and were able to watch the sun set and enjoy a beautiful a balmy Melbourne evening. It never disappoints.

Thank Filomena C
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I attended Friday night with friends to celebrate a birthday. We should have know something was not right from the moment we walked in. We had made a booking 4 weeks before, expecting it was required being a Friday night, but we found a near...More

1  Thank Q305MFmarieg
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

I went to see Claptone here and it was a great set up to see a DJ! The VIP section would be worth the money if you want to have a a low key night but if you want to have a big one don’t...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 12 February 2018

An interesting mix of people. The food is average, it was a hot night and the Antipasto platter had a mix of Cold Cuts and Oysters and it arrived in a wilted condition, clearly the platter was sitting around too long before being served to...More

Thank AvantGardeFoodie
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

This place has it all! Friendly, welcoming staff with great knowledge of the food and wine on offer. Open air inside or outside dining and a lovely view.... Healthy & Gluten Free options and generous kids meals. We shared the Korean bbq pork, duck char...More

Thank Southhaven4
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Natalie E
5 February 2017|
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Response from RivaStKilda | Property representative |
Hi Natalie, The nearest place is probably the Novotel on the Esplanade. Its only a few minutes drive in a taxi or 10-15 minutes walk. Alternatively, there are a few nice boutique hotels on Fitzroy Street.
Pam J
31 January 2016|
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Response from Ray d | Reviewed this property |
No its fully licensed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42B Marine Pde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9537 2224
Make your way to the best bay side destination in Melbourne. Cool in summer and cosy in winter, Riva St Kilda offers you the perfect location to watch the sunset and the city skyline come alive. Enjoy a drink and snacks in the Beach Side Lounge Bar. Lose yourself on the desks or why not sit down to something wonderful from our Resturants a la carte menu with friends, while enjoying the view. Complimenting our restaurant, Riva is also holds, world class event spaces for a more private occasion. We boast 3 amazing rooms with space up to 220 guests. Call in, or make an appointment to enjoy the surrounds and friendly service, while discussing your next special event with our event staff to make it a time to remember. We hope to see you soon! Events office hours are from 10am to 5pm Tuesday through Sunday.
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