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The Vault on Nelson

189 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
+61 3 9397 5621
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
Australian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
189 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a Family Dinner on Saturday night the 16th of June 2018 to Celebrate our 50th Wedding Anniversary at The Vault Williamstown. It was a wonderful night The Food and Service were Excellent. Jing and the Staff did an amazing job and everyone in...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of old friends got together for lunch. With a broken wrist the seafood tagliatelle was perfect for one handed eating, but more importantly, very delicious. We started off sharing wasabi edamame. The wine list has an adequate range for easy choices, but the...More

Thank 1Joybelle
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We spent a wonderful relaxed Saturday afternoon with friends at this venue in Williamstown yesterday. A lovely Bar/Restaurant offering indoor, outdoor and courtyard seating. The menu was enticing and we all thought well priced. The staff were fun and attentive, adding to the enjoyment of...More

Thank keithkez
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Friendly, attentive staff, great decor and delicious food. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Hayley M
Reviewed March 17, 2018

We enjoyed our seafood risotto, good value , the meals were generous. Excellent service, so polite and efficient . Cocktails and good wine, beer garden at the back. We sat out the front as the weather was good and watched everyone walk past. We really...More

Thank PatsyandPeter
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Took ferry down river to Williamstown and had a quick look around but weather that day far too hot (40+)-so looked for escape! The Vault looked interesting and we were the first lunch time customers so time for a chat and good look around (including...More

Thank Jodian
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

There’s plenty of choice for dining along Williamstown waterfront. However we were attracted to the Vault for its open, clean cut lines. Being close to the sea, we all chose a fish main course and all were excellent choices. As we still had a bit...More

Thank defa45
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner. Food was alright, especially the crispy prawns. Service was excellent. Location spectacular. Very relaxing for a Sunday afternoon.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I had dinner here on a Saturday, early evening. I was suitably impressed by the friendly, helpful staff who checked ingredients and went out of their way to ensure my daughter enjoyed an egg-free meal. A big thank-you to everyone who made...More

Thank KJRajah
Reviewed January 5, 2018

The friendly staff were very helpful and recommended the "Trio of House-made Dips" from the Courtyard menu which was very tasty and exactly what we were looking for to share. Good wine and beer also! The restaurant is in a historical building and was a...More

Thank Helen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
Australian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9397 5621
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