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Number 8 Restaurant & Wine Bar

8 Whiteman St, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9292 7899
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Australian, Gluten Free Options
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8 Whiteman St, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
Neighbourhood: Southbank
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Great service. Delicious meals served in a very appetising manner. The staff are very friendly and it was great to be seated outdoors near the Yarra river. I have been a few times and will be back!

Thank didimckeown
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

A great place for a romantic dinner. When my main came out cold they took it back and re did it. I didn't expect to have hay issue at a place like this and with the price you pay. They did throw in desert and...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

New Thai restaurant being built in its place. 😕 not yet open. Closed for renovation to be opened again soon as Thai food restaurant. Quality not yet known?

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This place looked nice and fancy, so we called in for the 2 course special they were offering. The service was pretty slow, even though the place was quiet, and the steak was really bad. We said we would never go again, although if there...More

Thank Maxxxsensation
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I have been here many times when I have been to Melbourne and I found it to be consistently good. Great service and nice atmosphere.

Thank Marina B
Reviewed 9 September 2016

At arrival, I thought it was quite romantic. The restaurant was dimly-lit, but lit enough to be able to see your companion's face and the food. However, when the restaurant filled up, it became a bit noisy. The table placement was a bit close, you...More

Thank cd240
Reviewed 23 August 2016

After a couple of years of not dining here we heard the chef had been replaced and decided we would go back and give them a try, we used to eat here twice a month at least. The new chef has brought back what we...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We have been here twice now. First time too noisy and just average food. We went back last month and ordered from the special list. I had the Angus beef with "2" cherry tomatoes. Paid extra for salad I found a hair on the plate,...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We had not booked anywhere, and after walking the promenade, decided on trying here! We were cordially greeted and invited inside while they checked availability. We were soon seated and served excellently by Julie all night. The wine list, excellent! Local wines (Vic) as well...More

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Couldn't have been better. The staff were very helpful and courteous on a busy Friday evening and made us feel very welcome. A diverse group with differing tastes we were well catered for in both food and drink requirements. While a little expensive, the wines...More

Thank Alex A
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Josiejo183
Do the Sparkling Weekends still operate? And what is the price per person, please? Thanks!
26 April 2016|
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Response from Yvonne B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they certainly do. $110.00 per head for 3 courses and flowing Moet and $80.00 for the local Sparkling version.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Whiteman St, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9292 7899
Description
The essence of No. 8 is the use of traditional cooking techniques in the kitchen, contemporary combinations of flavours combined with a bespoke selection of carefully farmed local produce. No. 8's unique style was most recently recognised with the award of a prestigious Chef Hat by The Age Good Food Guide 2015. The restaurant also received a Very Highly Recommended ranking with 3-Glass status in the Gourmet Traveller WINE awards.