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Ponyfish Island Cafe

€€ - €€€, Cafe,
Southgate Pedestrian Bridge, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good53%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Cafe, Pub, Australian
€€ - €€€
Southgate Pedestrian Bridge, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a drink when the sun is shining, great atmosphere and great music. Can watch the boats or people watch the hundreds walking along Southbank.

Thank Kerryn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow - nachos burried in sour cream and guacamole. Yummy! Add great surroundings, friendly staff, an ice cold beer or Coke and there is no reason why you shouldn't go.

Thank Topper04
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was Sunday, packed on the "Island" but luck was with us, we got a table and two chairs, perfecto! Ordered a jug of Pimms, wasn't bad, bit watered down but we totally enjoyed our hour sitting out there, watching the world go by. Would...More

Thank Bockie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place! Every time I visit Melbourne I make sure I stop in for drink at Ponyfish Island. Great location, and a great atmosphere. The perfect place for a lazy afternoon or pre dinner drinks. Love it!

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong the location is stunning and I would consider coming back just to sit by the water for a drink, and the staff were very friendly - however the food was disgusting. Their cajun chicken burger' with chicken, bacon, avocado, lettuce, tomato...More

Thank Georgia C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place, a great use of space, great staff good selection of beers. Smashing view didn't try the food but will next Time.

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

What a great quirky place to meet for lunch. Had avocado & feta smashed on a toasted bagel and was yum. Well stocked bar considering the limited space. Had a fun lunch with great views

Thank holidayshoes
Reviewed 2 February 2018

In the middle of the Yarra river under the pedestrian bridge to Southbank centre. Gets packed sometimes. When it is quiet it is a great place to relax with a beer. Not eaten here. Staff friendly. Have their own brand of beer.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 26 January 2018

The Ponyfish is located mid-river, under the pedestrian bridge at Southbank. The servers are great! They have a wide selection of beers and cocktails, but the food menu is a bit limited. Having said that, the food is very good!

Thank johnsokl223
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We love this quirky little bar! Whenever we go into the City we like to go have a drink here & take in the amazing view of Melbourne on the Yarra river. A good selection of drinks & not super expensive. A must if your...More

Thank Yvette M
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1 November 2017|
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Response from julie m | Reviewed this property |
Hello I am unsure about if they take reservations or even there meal times, we were just walking along the promenade to check out the Melbourne Star dinner cruise and seen this little pub in the middle of the river and... More
9 July 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know as didn't eat there.
16 December 2015|
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Response from Nina L | Reviewed this property |
Very casual. I've seen people wearing shorts and thongs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southgate Pedestrian Bridge, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
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