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Charcoal Grill on the Hill

289 High St, Kew, Boroondara, Victoria 3101, Australia
+61 3 9853 7535
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (97 reviews)
“fries” (14 reviews)
“wagyu” (5 reviews)
18:00 - 22:00All hours
Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
289 High St, Kew, Boroondara, Victoria 3101, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charcoal Grill on the Hill is for years my favourite steakhouse. The quality of the meat is superb. It hasn't missed a beat in quality or good service and the knowledge in wine is outstanding. I love this place. I have tried many steak houses...More

Thank Dirk H
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Excellent food excellent wine and the fries were cooked to perfection associate and i had a hearty lunch on a cold Kew Day and the service was 100% back soon

Thank zap51
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We have been going to Grill On The Hill pretty much since it first opened in the early 90s. Over the past 7 or so years the children of the founder Peter, have grown up and are now running of the restaurant. And they are...More

Thank _wealthplanfg
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic beef sausage entree, rib eye steak, cheese platter, matching reds and my mate "the Bear" had his favourite dessert. Was closest experience to heaven for a meat and red wine lover. One of the best steak restaurants on planet earth. I will be back...More

Thank Anthony O
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Service brilliant! Wine List brilliant! Steaks brilliant! Why go anywhere else in Kew when it's all here.

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Had a very good dinner here - unfortunately like another review I made recently else where, the steaks weren't the tastiest I've ever had, but they were excellently cooked and the sauce was yum. Very knowledgable host especially with regards to their wine list. Would...More

Thank Wonder2006
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We have kept on returning to this restaurant for over 20 years, and has always been excellent. No point in going if you are a vegetarian. Go for steaks, wine list, great service, and atmosphere.

2  Thank Geoffrey H
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly knowledgeable staff made my choosing a meal (meat, meat & more meat) easy. Steak was tender and cooked to perfection. Good wine to accompany, and a lovely pickled cabbage (seriously). Pity I'm surrounded by vegetarians. However a great place for going solo, as well...More

Thank Antonius-Pax
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Beautiful façade, classy entry. Walked in with a group, promptly seated. Noisy. Efficient waitress but low empathy. Food? Scotch fillet steak 300gm @$49 +++ with shredded cabbage and average chips and Cos lettuce leaves (1 leaf per person) Took me 30 minutes to munch through.....More

Thank Bayside D
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Steak cooked to perfection, sides good, chips lovely and crispy. Did not bother with wine as only have 1 glass. Not an alcohol drinking family. Pricey for those on a tight budget. I thoroughly enjoyed the night. Great experience

Thank John B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$60
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 High St, Kew, Boroondara, Victoria 3101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Kew
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9853 7535
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