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Strand Restaurant

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1 The Strand, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
+61 3 9397 7474
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Ballarat, Australia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had dinner there with family,food was excellent with extensive menu two of us shared a seafood tower @$125 it was great and to much for two of us to eat so others helped us.The waiter was great and every obliging would recommend for great night out. Not an inexpensive night though.

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Thank Peter S
Adelaide, Australia
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113 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This highly rated restaurant on trip advisor was overall very good. Better than casual dining we felt a little under dressed. Service was a little slow and below attentive (but still ok). Menu was extensive and meal servings sizes were good. Beer selection and wine list better than average. Food was really good. Worth booking a table but be prepared... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I dined for lunch at The Strand in Williamstown for her birthday. The meals and service were absolutely amazing. They catered for our special dietary requirements, the meal was exceptional, the atmosphere relaxed, great views of the bay and city skyline. Marco's service was second to none, welcoming but not overwhelming. We had such an fantastic experience... More 

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Thank Martin S
Melbourne, Australia
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83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

One of the few fine dining restaurants outside the CBD. Not my first visit and on this occasion I could not fault the entire experience starting with the lady who took the booking through to the advice from the waiter on the desert wine. Extra bonus was having the upstairs area open with its lovely view of the city.

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Thank Robert B
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Greeted by a friendly host we were led to a window table. The staff's friendly, professionals manner is a highlight of the venue. Specials are explained and drinks quickly dispatched. Great espresso martini! Well made gin & tonic. Freshly shucked oysters, try the house vinaigrette. Our mains were presented beautifully, and an array of fresh flavors entertained us. Unfortunately my... More 

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Thank DJ W
Williamstown, Australia
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Dinner was great. Staff were attentive and full on knowledge. By the sea with an amazing view. Food was very tasty. Wine list was full of great choices.

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Thank happydinetime
Melbourne, Australia
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393 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

If you don't pay a visit to The Strand you'll be sorry. It's a place I've seen many times but never gone into. We went for lunch on Saturday, it was quiet, we had a beautiful table by the window and then began once of the best lunch experiences I've had and as you can see I've had a lot!.... More 

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Thank andream0402
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95 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Was a wedding function and the food was very good, good quality beverage listing and the view was just beautiful. It was little let down by the service being no as polished as the priced being paid.The staff were friendly, helpful and very lovely just not the polished fine staff one expects at a venue like this. Over all it... More 

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Thank Daniel S
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I found this quaint restaurant about 4 weeks ago and have been back two further times. Not only is the food fantastic (OMG the natural oysters are to die for) but the service is simply fabulous. Marco is awesome, he runs the whole experience flawlessly and accommodates all our silly requests. It's not often you find a... More 

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Thank Gizmobubbles
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

After 6 months of planning & anticipation the wedding day arrived. The week before we attended our prebooked rehearsal with Ami. While enjoying a complimentry coffee we confirmed decorations, seating arrangements etc. Despite the fact I think with such large group attending the rehearsal, they were accommodating & patient! Helpful decorating tips from Ami made the finished look of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Strand, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9397 7474

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?