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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“pork belly” (3 reviews)
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Australian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
189 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were catching up over lunch with friends - this restaurant seemed ideal. Lovely greeting by staff on arrival but we were among the very few lunching that day. The problem seems to be - too large a menu (all sorts of deals) - but...More

2  Thank RetiredWazza
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast with the handsome teddy bear at the vault on nelson last Saturday. The service is Very friendly service and nice.Food was great,very well presented and tasty.Price is reasonable .I’d like to recommend the Vault on Nelson to my friend.I will back for high...More

Thank Climber821538
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took our grandson here for lunch today and were very impressed. We were served by a lovely young man where nothing was too much trouble. My husband was very impressed with the pulled pork burger, my grandson thought his Hawaiian parma...More

Thank janisinc
the vault o, Manager at The Vault on Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Janisinc, Thank you very much for your comments. We are very glad to know that you enjoyed your meal.It truly means a lot to us. Looking forward to see you next time. Kind Regards

Reviewed September 13, 2018

We booked for lunch here with friends because of Trip Advisor reviews & were disappointed. Our waitress could not have been friendlier or more helpful, but this restaurant has too many menus for you to grapple with & the meals on offer are not inspiring...More

2  Thank Karen M
Reviewed September 12, 2018

After choosing this restaurant online we arrived on a Saturday night to find that we were the only patrons. Why was the restaurant so quiet? We were seated in the main area and just settled in when we were offered seats closer to the fire....More

Thank MG_Aussie_Traveller
the vault o, Manager at The Vault on Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Hi there, I’m so sorry that you’re experience with our service and food did not meet the high standard that we strive to maintain. I have tried to investigate what night is was that you dined with us to better rectify the situation with our...More

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Booked online which was easy , was seated straight away, restaurant was not overly busy, staff where friendly, maim meals where cooked to our liking and tasted very good, the desserts where just as nice, prices where fair, portion sizes I think, where a little...More

Thank Paulw1503
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We had a great meal here. Fabulous fish and pasta choices with an asian influence. Eclectic decor that doesn't quite make it but excellent friendly service 😊

Thank Bronwyn D
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We stayed in Williamstown on Saturday night and decided on dinner with some friends at this pub, great choice! from the time we arrived to the time we finished nothing was too much trouble for the friendly staff. The food was all good as nobody...More

Thank Bultaco1
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Four of enjoyed a 3 course meal for $135 set price. Had the seafood pasta, pulled pork, lamb and a schnitzel. Nice share entree with lovely olives. Worth a try

1  Thank TrevorTips
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
9:00 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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Contemporary Australian Cuisine with Asian Influence. Serve Breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and hightea. Also catering function
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