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189 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
+61 3 9397 5621
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“seafood platter” (13 reviews)
“barramundi” (9 reviews)
“pork belly” (6 reviews)
Opens in 6 min
All hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
189 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Went to Vault on Nelson (previously Alexanders) last night and was very disappointed. I ordered fillet steak which I did not like the look of when served and did not taste good. The steak looked like it had been cooked in a pressure cooker, soft...More

Thank sarecen
Management response:Responded 4 August 2017

Dear Sarecen, Thank you for your feedback. Our sincere apologies for the poor experience that you had whilst dining in our restaurant. We have discussed the above issues with our head chef and management team and have removed the beef ribs from our menu. The...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Given my last review of this restaurant and since then I'm sure it's changed hands, I'm not sure why the new owners don't ditch the Alexanders title completely and only run with their new name: being 'The Vault'. Food and experience were totally different and...More

Thank Ben D
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Mediocre food and lost order, food cold and rice hard and unable to eat, noticed other patrons sent back meals not impressed

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Well, we went here for new years eve and was greeted with a FULL house which was expected. We had to wait about 5-7 mins but was absolutely worth it. My family (of 5) all love seafood and so we ordered the seafood platter to...More

Thank Abmis O
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We called in for a bite of lunch and a beer to slake our thirst on a Monday. It was a windy day and the staff were most welcoming and helpful suggesting we sit inside rather than ion the alfresco area. We had the pumpkin...More

Thank 120CMS
Management response:Responded 5 April 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad that you have had some enjoyable time at our restaurant. We are looking forward to seeing you back soon:). Cheers

Reviewed 20 February 2017

i went into Alexanders for dinner, on the weekend and it was lovely the food was fantastic nice portion sizes and great flavours, the oysters were amazing , the staff that attended us that evening were fantastic very friendly and attentive they were very kind...More

Thank silviabeatriz1970
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We came to Alexanders for dinner on last Sunday. It's the first time we have been there. The chill and rain made us walk in the restaurant. They were kind of quiet when we arrived. Only a few tables. We were hesitated to stay. Lucky...More

Thank Adele D
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I went to Alexanders Williamstown with my family including two little children both are good eaters only when there are right food on the table. I ordered food they normally like and hoped this lunch could go smoothly. When the food for them was ready,...More

Thank Lei Z
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Dined at Alexanders on Valentine's Eve and discovered it had changed its name approximately 4 weeks ago. We were informed by the waiter that it is now called Vault on Nelson even though the name Alexanders is still displayed out the front. We had a...More

Thank sarecen
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We had dinner in Alexander's last night. Just travelled from city to Williamstown for a different and enjoyable Valentine's day. The deco was pretty attractive and kind of historical. Locals told us the building was once belonging to a famous bank in Melbourne. With roses...More

Thank Tomocchi_1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$88
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9397 5621
  • E-mail
Alexanders Williamstown is located on the ever popular Nelson Place in Williamstown. The stunning heritage listed building (Formally the bank of Australasia) was constructed in 1876 with stunning high ceilings, original fireplaces and its gorgeous bank vault in tact which we use for private dining. Alexanders Williamstown offers a delicious selection of both Modern Australian and Asian fusion dishes and of course local, delectable and fresh seafood options including beautiful and ever popular "Seafood platter for two" for you to enjoy. All Dips, bread and desserts are made on site and are fresh, full of flavour ready to enjoy. Alexanders Williamstown is also specialized in functions and large group bookings for that special occasion.
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