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Riva St. Kilda

42B Marine Pde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9537 2224
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible14%
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42B Marine Pde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I attended Friday night with friends to celebrate a birthday. We should have know something was not right from the moment we walked in. We had made a booking 4 weeks before, expecting it was required being a Friday night, but we found a near...More

Thank Q305MFmarieg
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went to see Claptone here and it was a great set up to see a DJ! The VIP section would be worth the money if you want to have a a low key night but if you want to have a big one don’t...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 5 days ago

An interesting mix of people. The food is average, it was a hot night and the Antipasto platter had a mix of Cold Cuts and Oysters and it arrived in a wilted condition, clearly the platter was sitting around too long before being served to...More

Thank AvantGardeFoodie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place has it all! Friendly, welcoming staff with great knowledge of the food and wine on offer. Open air inside or outside dining and a lovely view.... Healthy & Gluten Free options and generous kids meals. We shared the Korean bbq pork, duck char...More

Thank Southhaven4
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is in the bay area of Melbourne and overlooks the docks. The view is great and sunset is good to watch. The food is great too with the ambience of an outdoor-indoor place.

Thank Malay P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue! Great staff! Ideal for Wedding Reception. Would recommend highly. Only 1 negative. The venue needs air conditioning.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please will someone with restaurant experience and knowledge of food rescue this place! The bruschetta was served on stale toasted bread that would break your teeth. The cutlery and serviettes are "help your self". Except there were no serviettes to take. Having asked 2 waiters...More

Thank 907elwood
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Came to riva recently and was blown away by the amazing view and to top off the experience the staff went above and beyond in every way, particularly the bar the staff and their cocktails, was the icing on the cake!! Will be back soon

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Can’t say what the food was like but the staff were aggressive & abrupt, they demanded a $10 cover charge for each of us before we even went in. Once we got in the place was so shabby & dirty we decided not to stay,...More

Thank wanderingcloudz
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Experience was up there with the worst!! Extraordinary long wait for order. Wrong wine bottle served. Food spilt by waitress on table. The food was substandard and over priced. Desert and coffee ordered and coffee was forgotten. We arrived at 5.45 and left at 10.15....More

Thank Francesca C
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Natalie E
5 February 2017|
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Response from RivaStKilda | Property representative |
Hi Natalie, The nearest place is probably the Novotel on the Esplanade. Its only a few minutes drive in a taxi or 10-15 minutes walk. Alternatively, there are a few nice boutique hotels on Fitzroy Street.
Pam J
31 January 2016|
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Response from Ray d | Reviewed this property |
No its fully licensed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42B Marine Pde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9537 2224
Make your way to the best bay side destination in Melbourne. Cool in summer and cosy in winter, Riva St Kilda offers you the perfect location to watch the sunset and the city skyline come alive. Enjoy a drink and snacks in the Beach Side Lounge Bar. Lose yourself on the desks or why not sit down to something wonderful from our Resturants a la carte menu with friends, while enjoying the view. Complimenting our restaurant, Riva is also holds, world class event spaces for a more private occasion. We boast 3 amazing rooms with space up to 220 guests. Call in, or make an appointment to enjoy the surrounds and friendly service, while discussing your next special event with our event staff to make it a time to remember. We hope to see you soon! Events office hours are from 10am to 5pm Tuesday through Sunday.
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