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Wayside Inn

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Australian, Pub
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446 City Rd, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9810 0083
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12:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The bar staff at the Wayside are great guys and happy hour was good, but the food was seriously ordinary. Do yourself the favour and don't get the fish and chips. The fish was tasteless and batter awefull. The salad was an absolute joke. I won't be back to eat again.

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Thank WebbsRus
Melbourne, Australia
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59 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a gorgeous Melbourne summer evening( hasn't been too many) so we chose to have a drink outside. The outdoor space including the tables was in need of a good clean. We had to ask to have the table wiped down. We ate inside. There were four of us, the restaurant was very empty for a Thursday night. We... More 

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Thank Jennifer s
opdcmarketing, Public Relations Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer S, we appreciate you taking the time to leave your feedback as we are always looking for ways to improve. If you have anything else you'd like to share, please feel free to email us directly at feedback@themelbournevenuecompany.com.au. Thanks! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Dropped in last night for the first time and were certainly not disappointed. We ate in the bar, both ordered the $20 grass fed porterhouse - cooked to perfection. We both really enjoyed our meals - we will be back

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Thank JennyJ150164
opdcmarketing, Public Relations Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jenny, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review and we're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! More 

Melbourne
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197 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Attended a business function upstairs. The food was amazing, service attentive and set up just right. Delightful space for a workshop or meeting with balcony area on a warm evening. Room has it's own bar and rest room facilities. No lift so not suitable for people with knee issues or disabilities

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Thank travellingfoodie53
opdcmarketing, Community Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this wonderful feedback, we hope to see you at Wayside Inn again soon. More 

Melbourne
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

They are now open on Sundays. We just walked in with no booking, THe decor is modern. The music however was too loud - they did turn it down but not enough as the restaurant was empty. The food was good although by daughter did not like the burger very much. I had a pea & asparagus risotto that was... More 

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Melbourne
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

My wife & I love sharing a mixture of entrees for our lunch and there are many to chose from. Oysters, scallops, prawns, charcuterie selections & croquettes to name just a some of them and they were all delicious. The really friendly chap who was our waiter took excellent care of us. We're already planning our next visit

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Thank Maxwell86
opdcmarketing, Community Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us great feedback Maxwell, we're glad you enjoyed your experience at Wayside Inn and hope to see you again soon. More 

Melbourne
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Have been meaning to try the Wayside for a longtime and thoroughly enjoyed my evening. The staff were delightfully enthusiastic and very helpful. The food was lovely. We had oysters and garlic prawns for entree, followed by seafood boiullabasse and steak for main. Cheers. Highly recommend the Wayside Inn.

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Thank DeebeeMelbourne
opdcmarketing, Community Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving the great feedback! We're glad your had a great time at Wayside Inn and hope to see you again soon. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Went here for a work lunch and had to sit on stools and benches and waited sometime for our meals. My lunch, the special of the day - Lasagna  (see pic) was a small serve. Would have rather paid a bit more and got a decent sized pub meal. Overall not a great lunch experience. The staff also appeared to be... More 

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Thank Neil F
opdcmarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Neil, we're disappointed to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience at Wayside Inn. We appreciate all feedback from our customers, so if you'd like to contact me directly with more details about your visit, please feel free to do so at feedback@themelbournevenuecompany.com.au. - Gen H, Community Manager More 

Seremban, Malaysia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner after reading some reviews from Zomato. Place seems decent when we arrived. I read something from their website that says happy hour from $5 for beverages and free glass of wine with orders of steak. Proceeded by ordering a starter, BBQ Tiger prawn and a Wagyu rump steak to share. When I enquire about the free... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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249 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

This restaurant has a good choice of food. We have met up with long last friends. However. The food was far to greasy and it spoiled the aftermath to the extent that I was sick afterwards. The white baits were very tasty by far too oily. Apart from that I think that one can request less oil in the food.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 446 City Rd, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  South Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9810 0083

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?