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Waterfront Southgate

Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9686 9766
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (168 reviews)
“chowder” (35 reviews)
“steak” (157 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, European, Australian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant is in a very convenient position overlooking the Yarra in Southbank. The food was good but my meal was overcooked. The wine list is a bit limited & expensive.

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great location with a beautiful view. Service was good and the servers were nice. Food wise I wasn't too impressed our starter took a long time. My sea food risotto was tasteless and lacked seafood, unless you count the tiny dried shrimp. Initially I had...More

Thank eugeni0gp
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After dining here last January and having an amazing T-bone we decided to come here for my birthday! Dismayed to find out T-bone was off the menu we were recommended the rib eye! It was absolutely cooked to perfection, one of the best steaks l...More

Thank sam1706
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Here for 1 week and have eaten here twice in last three days, seafood superb, ambiance and restaurant so lovely, I ll be back!

Thank FAB3003
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended for the express lunch prices from $ 20 upwards. The service at this establishment is first glass all the way from the moment you enter. I had a 250 ml glass of Leo Buring resting $17.50 a bit dear. I had a prawn curry...More

1  Thank Kezzasboy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant was lovely, steak was very nice but prawn really over cooked not worth 14.00 dollars I paid for 1 prawn

Thank Gemzfield
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a night out with friends at waterfront- good service. For those who love seafood & superb steak this is the place for you. Whilst Im not a wine buff- a few of my party are and were impressed with the wine list. Would recommend...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service. Good food. Waiter was attentive but not intrusive. Friendly and knowledgeable. Will return.

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten many times here and have to say the staff is always friendly - prompt and excellent service - we started with oysters Kilpatrick which was a little disappointing regarding size and flavor - steamed King prawns with garlic butter along with lobster...More

Thank Topl1ne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On Friday before the soccer game we decided to have some lunch at the Waterfront. We were greeted with some very accommodating staff, who moved us inside because they heard us talking about the bright sun All of the staff, from waiter/waitresses to management were...More

Thank JasonandNataliaR
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How far are you from Hamer hall
4 March 2017|
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Response from chestermax | Reviewed this property |
Its not far, depending on what shoes you are wearing!!!. I can't give you approx. length but its an easy walk.
sarah d
Would this restaurant be good for a 21st?
8 November 2016|
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Response from Ross M | Reviewed this property |
Sure dependant on the numbers. Great food and service. I suggest calling them first to see what they could arrange.
Alistair S
can you BYO wine?
27 August 2016|
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Response from Hoffy25 | Reviewed this property |
They have a very extensive wine list and I don't remember seeing BYO. Best to phone and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9686 9766
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A prestigious seafood restaurant with river view and heated alfresco area. Waterfront, would satisfy every guest that seeks either a relaxed romantic dinner or an aged chargrilled steak with glass of wine from Waterfront's extensive wine selection.
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