We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Charcoal Grill on the Hill

289 High St, Kew, Boroondara, Victoria 3101, Australia
+61 3 9853 7535
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (100 reviews)
“fries” (13 reviews)
“wagyu” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
289 High St, Kew, Boroondara, Victoria 3101, Australia
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (127)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can be better than good steak and red wine? Great steak and fine red wine. This place has been a favourite of mine for nearly 20 years and has never disappointed. What better way than to start with some chevapchichi, duck sausage and char...More

Thank garry29011966
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

If you love steak you really shouldn't go much further than this restaurant. A group of my friends have a regular steak night and tried this place for the first time. Impressive food is an understatement. The service is great and the food is amazing....More

Thank Lincoln M
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Charcoal Grill on the Hill is for years my favourite steakhouse. The quality of the meat is superb. It hasn't missed a beat in quality or good service and the knowledge in wine is outstanding. I love this place. I have tried many steak houses...More

1  Thank Dirk H
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Excellent food excellent wine and the fries were cooked to perfection associate and i had a hearty lunch on a cold Kew Day and the service was 100% back soon

Thank zap51
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We have been going to Grill On The Hill pretty much since it first opened in the early 90s. Over the past 7 or so years the children of the founder Peter, have grown up and are now running of the restaurant. And they are...More

Thank _wealthplanfg
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic beef sausage entree, rib eye steak, cheese platter, matching reds and my mate "the Bear" had his favourite dessert. Was closest experience to heaven for a meat and red wine lover. One of the best steak restaurants on planet earth. I will be back...More

Thank Anthony O
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Service brilliant! Wine List brilliant! Steaks brilliant! Why go anywhere else in Kew when it's all here.

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Had a very good dinner here - unfortunately like another review I made recently else where, the steaks weren't the tastiest I've ever had, but they were excellently cooked and the sauce was yum. Very knowledgable host especially with regards to their wine list. Would...More

Thank Wonder2006
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We have kept on returning to this restaurant for over 20 years, and has always been excellent. No point in going if you are a vegetarian. Go for steaks, wine list, great service, and atmosphere.

2  Thank Geoffrey H
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly knowledgeable staff made my choosing a meal (meat, meat & more meat) easy. Steak was tender and cooked to perfection. Good wine to accompany, and a lovely pickled cabbage (seriously). Pity I'm surrounded by vegetarians. However a great place for going solo, as well...More

Thank Antonius-Pax
Nearby Restaurants
Mister Bianco
143 reviews
.00 km away
Circa 900 Pizzeria Napoletana
20 reviews
.07 km away
Tassal Salmon Shop
39 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby Attractions
Meridian Tours
24 reviews
1.52 km away
The Harp of Erin
25 reviews
1.56 km away
11 reviews
.43 km away
Lyon Housemuseum
6 reviews
1.25 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Charcoal Grill on the Hill staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$60
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 High St, Kew, Boroondara, Victoria 3101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Kew
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9853 7535
Steak And Wine Lovers Hangout
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing