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Waterfront Southgate

Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9686 9766
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (167 reviews)
“chowder” (35 reviews)
“steak” (155 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, European, Australian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Attended for the express lunch prices from $ 20 upwards. The service at this establishment is first glass all the way from the moment you enter. I had a 250 ml glass of Leo Buring resting $17.50 a bit dear. I had a prawn curry...More

1  Thank Kezzasboy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Restaurant was lovely, steak was very nice but prawn really over cooked not worth 14.00 dollars I paid for 1 prawn

Thank Gemzfield
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a night out with friends at waterfront- good service. For those who love seafood & superb steak this is the place for you. Whilst Im not a wine buff- a few of my party are and were impressed with the wine list. Would recommend...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service. Good food. Waiter was attentive but not intrusive. Friendly and knowledgeable. Will return.

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten many times here and have to say the staff is always friendly - prompt and excellent service - we started with oysters Kilpatrick which was a little disappointing regarding size and flavor - steamed King prawns with garlic butter along with lobster...More

Thank Topl1ne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Friday before the soccer game we decided to have some lunch at the Waterfront. We were greeted with some very accommodating staff, who moved us inside because they heard us talking about the bright sun All of the staff, from waiter/waitresses to management were...More

Thank JasonandNataliaR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always ask for a riverside table as I love to enjoy a glass of wine (or 2) and soak up the wonderful Melbourne lifestyle while people watching beside the Yarra. Views of Flinders St Station (lit up at night) St Paul's Cathedral, Swanston St....More

Thank Sharyn308
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice restaurant on the yarra river, Great service and quite good wine selection if you do love your vino! We had a bottle of Chardonnay Devil's Lair from the Margaret river recommended from the waiter , great choice! I had the special spicy tuna...More

1  Thank Cristiano M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service impeccable. Food fast and delicious. We ordered the tempura prawns and pork belly entree followed by a porterhouse and scotch fillet steak. All beautifully presented and cooked. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Stagmouth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were given a choice of seating settling for one outside but close to the heaters. Fantastic food, great service, attentive waiter.

Thank Catherine W
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How far are you from Hamer hall
4 March 2017|
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Response from chestermax | Reviewed this property |
Its not far, depending on what shoes you are wearing!!!. I can't give you approx. length but its an easy walk.
sarah d
Would this restaurant be good for a 21st?
8 November 2016|
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Response from Ross M | Reviewed this property |
Sure dependant on the numbers. Great food and service. I suggest calling them first to see what they could arrange.
Alistair S
can you BYO wine?
27 August 2016|
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Response from Hoffy25 | Reviewed this property |
They have a very extensive wine list and I don't remember seeing BYO. Best to phone and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 60
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9686 9766
  • E-mail
A prestigious seafood restaurant with river view and heated alfresco area. Waterfront, would satisfy every guest that seeks either a relaxed romantic dinner or an aged chargrilled steak with glass of wine from Waterfront's extensive wine selection.
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