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6 Riverside Qy, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9699 5600
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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

The moment we stepped in the door we were treated with open friendly wait staff. We were given the menu to make a very tough selection - SO much to choose from. Presentation and quality were amazing. The flavours exploding in your mouth. The venue offers a good selection of wines to compliment your dining experience. We will be coming... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Unfortunately, it looked like a great spot. No table service, order at the counter. Vacant tables left unattended by the previous patrons. 25 mins for a coffee, mixed cup and saucer. Appeared that there was no organisation with meals coming out and the servers not knowing where to place them. Not organised at all.

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Thank ABH4870
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

7 of us went here on Anzac Day - I just wish we hadn't! We ordered from the menu - coffee with muffins, special $5. No muffins he said. We just had 4 coffee's and 3 teas. Had to wait 40 minutes! When finally we got our order the tea cups were very dirty. Coffee lukewarm.Cost $28 for this rubbish... More 

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Thank Lollypop024
Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

We came here really looking forward to some genuine Cypriot Greek cuisine. At the very least we expected decent food. Every dish, besides the taramasalata and the veg mousaka was not fresh. It all appeared and tasted like it had been reheated. We hardly ate the dolmades and left some saganaki (who leaves saganaki!?) and no questions were asked. The... More 

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Thank LouLou_Da
Denver, Colorado
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112 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

This restaurant is located along the riverbank, close to the casino and the arts center. The menu is varied. I had the salmon and mashed potatoes, which was lovely, cooked to perfection. The waitress was kind enough to substitute a small salad for the cooked vegetable. Coffee was good, people-watching was good, and the staff were very congenial.

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Thank Eileen3
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The restaurant was busy which is great to see, the staff started out pretty attentive. The three of us ordered entrees and three different mains..the meat and chicken on all plates were dry and flavourless. We weren't approached again to see if we required anything else. We partly cleared our own table and then were told that it was too... More 

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Thank Geli1705
Melbourne, Australia
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Noisy place with live music, a loud banging outside door which needs repairs. Toilets were tiny and broken taps/sink in female ones- needs repairs. Door handles fell off the office each time staff went in or out- time for some money to be spent and repairs made. Owners not looking after the place. In prime position could be so much... More 

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Thank fiona A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

On a busy Saturday night on Southbank in Melbourne and in the middle of the Melbourne food and wine festival my husband and I managed to book a table at Othello's. It was the second time we have eaten here and we were very happy we returned. You don't leave hungry after a visit to Othello's. If you are looking... More 

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Thank Della P
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12 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I wonder what the kitchen guys do when the microwave doesn't work? Dolmades so hot that they burnt my tongue. This us not how to serve Dolmades. Same thing with the Loukaniko, microwaved. When I addressed the waiter about it he straight away said that the Sieftalies weren't microwaved without denying the others weren't. As I'm getting close to finishing... More 

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Thank Jason F
Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Halfway between Euraka 88 and the river Front in the southside.... It is a great place. The wife had a Greek salad which was fresh and done right. I had a steak which came out terrific. Wide assortment of beer and wine. Nice atmosphere. Good staff!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 89
Cuisine
Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Riverside Qy, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9699 5600

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