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Strand Restaurant

1 The Strand, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
+61 3 9397 7474
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (15 reviews)
“vegetable pie” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 The Strand, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked into this restaurant without a booking on Sunday. They kindly squeezed us in and were very friendly and welcoming. We had a fantastic lunch, in a lovely environment and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The fish and chips and squid ink risotto were lovely....More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Strand to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The service was very attentive without being over the top, the food was delicious and well presented the only slight downside was the offerings of wine by the glass. There could have been a couple...More

Thank Aussie113
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We ordered the scotch fillet special and it must have been the stock left over or the coles special this week! Chewy steak and nevermind slightly overdone, we could have lived with that but terrible quality for a so called fine dining restaurant. Waiter tried...More

Thank papip23
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

It was a quiet night except for a private function upstairs. Having said that we felt like we received special service. We dined out the front, gas heaters were lit and we had uninterrupted views of Melbourne. This set the scene for high expectations! They...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 13 September 2017

excellent for engament party friendly staff, the view of the bay and the city are excellent Ideal for not so big gathering

Thank Mousa Z
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We had a family dinner here. One of our party is allergic to shell fish. This meant we explored all aspects of the menu, from the big platter which was highly rated, to the beef tortolleni and lamb rump. All good. Fabulous bar and drinks...More

1  Thank Jarrod R
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Booked for an early dinner so got a choice of tables with a view. I had already made up my mind to have one of their Steaks (which I have had before) but after been told of the specials my mind was made up to...More

Thank chris l
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Party of 12 couple of weeks ago for a birthday party and I have to say that the service was just exceptional down to the fine detail. I had the steak as you do and it was cooked perfectly and all the sides were very...More

1  Thank Jack S
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable family lunch at The Strand. The seafood platter whilst expensive is highly recommended. Our other dishes such as fish & chips, spaghetti marinara & salmon were all good. The dining room though not large , is bright with large windows, &...More

Thank sodesa
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Our reservation was not necessary as there were sufficent tables to choose from to achieve a view of the foreshore and bay each. Wait staff were very friendly and informed. Our mains and matched wines were very satisfactiry, attractively presented and satisfying. Only suggestion would...More

2  Thank Donna W
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16 November 2016|
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Response from rselva2 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, best that the restaurant be contacted directly
Annie W
9 August 2016|
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Response from rselva2 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just saw the Q Yes, its a pretty quiet spot but then depends where you'll be seated. If upstairs, more likely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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