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Rubiras at Swallows

192 Station Street, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria Vic 3207, Australia
9646 2746
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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192 Station Street, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria Vic 3207, Australia
Neighbourhood: Port Melbourne
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Reviews (116)
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My new favourite Melbourne eatery Great food, great service, great atmosphere Had oysters, prawns, bugs and KG whiting

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

9 of us went to lunch including three hungry children the overall feeling from the others was it was great as for myself I have to say the waitress who served me (don't know her name ) was really jovial and helpful, nothing was a...More

Thank rod l
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great dining, superb seafood and friendly casual service. Extensive menu however asking for share platters worked very well. Terrific barramundi spring rolls and chilli prawns were exceptional for entre. Following this a platter of Cajun barramundi and crumbed boarfish accompanied by fries and a salad...More

Thank desp737
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Restaurant has been converted from a pub. Our group of 6 couldn't decide from the extensive variety of Entrees, so our waiter suggested a selection of shared plates. They were all delicious especially the Moreton Bay Bug Tails. For the Mains, so many different types...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Our out-of-town friends came to visit from Los Angeles, and we wanted to take them somewhere special. They love seafood, and I trusted the reviews on TripAdvisor when booking here. This place did not disappoint. The oysters were some of the best we've ever had,...More

Thank KindaAF
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Rubira's at Swallows is definitely not a typical haunt for the tourist trade but on the day we visited it was packed with locals who clearly love this old world looking pub like place. The most notable thing about Rubira's is no doubt the seafood...More

Thank Batch65
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I get around and love my seafood, but am frequently let down on promise of excellence. Not so at Rubira's, set in the relaxing and pleasant atmosphere of the old Swallows Hotel. This is probably the best seafood restaurant in Australia and definitely Melbourne, delivering...More

Thank NOEL M
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This intimate upscale old world pub serves great seafood. Suggested by a friend, we will go back often.

Thank KTSL
Reviewed 14 February 2017

For seafood lovers And not only There are great menu and good wine list One of amazing places in Port Melbourne for either business lunch or romantic date

Thank Nat G
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Loved this place. Had never had bug tails before but they were great. Sort of a local lobster. The fish rolls were wonderful. Good wine list. Wonderful service. This is off the beaten path so you need to cab it there but prices are very...More

Thank Carolyn S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
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12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Station Street, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria Vic 3207, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Port Melbourne
  • Neighbourhood: Port Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 9646 2746
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