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Anchorage Restaurant

34a The Strand, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
+61 3 9397 7799
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (39 reviews)
“scallops” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
DETAILS
34a The Strand, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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1 - 10 of 297 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing, the calamari starter was tiny though compared to restaurants of a similar standard. We were served by a lovely Italian waitress who was friendly and attentive. My experience was however marred by another waiter who appeared to be quite obnoxious,...More

Thank Madamecherrie
Andrew_Daniell, Owner at Anchorage Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi 'Madamecherrie', First, thank you for your compliments regarding your meals and for acknowledging your Italian waitress. Her name is Lara and I shall pass on your kind words and to our Head Chef Dylan Roberts. Please do email me on ahoy@anchorage.com.au with the date...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Anchorage has a great atmosphere and really classy decor. The wait staff are also attentive and knowledgeable on both food and wine options. The restaurant's speciality is seafood - the gourmet style fish and chips was very good quality flathead. The menu also offers variety...More

Thank Katy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for dinner on a wonderfully balmy evening recently, which allowed us to get a table out back on the terrace. Awesome views across the bay to the lights of the city and the closer beachside suburbs . we have dined here on...More

Thank HolidayKitty2014
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Friendly and attentive service. Moody atmosphere with views of the bay. Great food especially if you love seafood with a range of wines and cocktails. All served with a smile.

Thank Vivian V
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent and the setting superb! The views at night out over the marina and towards the city were great.

Thank JanusAAA
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I've been here in a group of five for dinner. The restaurant is on the sea side. The interior is nice and cosy: it looks like a restaurant on a remote seaside village. It has fantastic views. It was not warm enough to sit outside,...More

Thank Giovanni C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Thank you for the wonderful night! Staff is friendly and helpful, the food is delicious the atmosphere is unforgettable!

Thank NinaBusy
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Location and view wise it doesn't get much better, looking across the bay to Melbourne with yachts galore, this sets the scene for some amazing seafood. You can't really go wrong, all the meals are prepared and cooked to a high standard but I really...More

Thank MelbourneKimberley
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Celebrating a milestone birthday, what a lovely location with a magnificent night city scape. The staff are fantastic, and food (mainly seafood) was excellent. Only negative I could speak of was that the seafood spaghetti was notably on the salty side. It is expensive and...More

Thank Martin v
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We came out here for dinner to celebrate a birthday. The food and accompanying drinks were fresh and complimented each other well. The seafood in particular was fresh and smelt like it had come straight from the sea, sign of good quality. Draught beer was...More

Thank Nomeian
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Glenys204
We have dined at the Anchorage several times using our Entertainment Gold Card but notice you are not in the book this year :-( Very disappointing!!!
8 November 2015|
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Response from Andrew_Daniell | Property representative |
Hello Glynis, Thank you for your feedback and for dining with us previously. You are correct in that we haven't renewed our partnership with the Entertainment Book for this year. We will review this in the future... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$104
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34a The Strand, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9397 7799
  • E-mail
Description
Set in an historic Williamstown boat shed with bay views of Melbourne, experience our serene location on the marina and authentic nautical feel. Anchorage Restaurant is the perfect location for a delicious, award winning dining experience with the freshest seafood and fine dining options. If you're planning a lovely private dinner, a function or a truly memorable wedding, our experienced staff will ensure your occasion is one to remember.