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the main

Shop 5 906 Main Rd, Eltham, Victoria 3095, Australia
+61 3 9431 6611
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“churros” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Pizza, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 5 906 Main Rd, Eltham, Victoria 3095, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I come here often. It is nice, staff are friendly and the food is good with a nice selection of sweets. Coffee is nice to. Price is average like anywhere else really. Just don't expect to have private conversations as the tables are so close...More

Thank emme2017
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Very busy- family place Great food had a lovely salad as did my friend. Brilliant service from most except the grumpy young blonde ☹️ Great cake selection and good coffee Like so many places good quality food at a reasonable price

Thank poe4151
Reviewed May 7, 2018

been here a few times as its a local place. never had a bad meal here and most times the meal is served in good time.

Thank auschickee
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

At 5pm on a Sat my daughter & I were very hungry. We had our pick of all the window tables, friendly prompt service and meals to the table in super quick time! My Linguine Marinara was very tasty & my daughter loved her Chicken...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed April 4, 2018

We ordered two teas, one came out fine, another was simply hot water in a kettle. No tea bag. The waitress apologised and explained the error happened because they were busy. A poached chicken sandwich was ordered and when I went to pick it up...More

Thank AlwaysWantToTravel89
Reviewed March 7, 2018

The Main is a very pleasant place to have a meal. The restaurant caters for celebrations such as birthdays so at times it can get quite noisy.The menu is quite extensive and varied offering a range of seafood, pasta and pizza dishes. Meals are enjoyable...More

Thank Val J
Reviewed March 5, 2018

My husband and I, together with our two friends, had breakfast at The Main. Our meals were okay and presented well but I do think we could have done better at another local restaurant. The staff were polite and responsive to our needs. The restaurant...More

Thank HeatherandRoss H
Reviewed February 16, 2018

Just back from a wonderful night at the main! Service was outstanding in every respect - friendly and helpful staff. Ok, it was not overly busy but it was steady, yet attention to detail was still afforded. We shared everything except dessert! The duck and...More

Thank Bradley G
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

The staff were so friendly and accommodating. No trouble splitting the bill amongst our table of five. Food delicious and the coffee to be recommended.

Thank 49beth2015
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Food is ok ( can be good but is hit and miss) for breakfast but prices are out of this world 2 adults and 2 kids for breaskfast with kids under 5 kids just on $100 ... Oh and not to mention the $9.90 orange...More

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February 20, 2015|
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Response from Janinewool | Reviewed this property |
No it is fully licensed. No it is fully licensed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 5 906 Main Rd, Eltham, Victoria 3095, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Eltham
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9431 6611
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