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Chill Restaurant & Bar

) #42 of 123 Restaurants in Preston ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
215 Bell St, Preston, Darebin, Victoria 3072, Australia
+61 3 9485 0088
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Closes in 5 min
06:30 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
215 Bell St, Preston, Darebin, Victoria 3072, Australia
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the Chill Bar you can relax and watch the footy or a show on screen or just sit and drink in there chilled out atmosphere. Couches comfy & drinks priced well. Happy hour the best! If you get hungry the restaurant has an amazing...More

Thank Cathie C
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I think there must new management here because this is the best experience I've had at Chill and it's been over a year since I last dined here. Delicious food and service was top notch!

Thank Sophia G
Aaron G, Manager at Chill Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for the review and we are glad you had a great experience!

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Opting for the bar menu we selected the mixed platter and a separate serve of steamed dumplings. At $40 for the share platter we were expecting for the 2 of us to be fed quite well and because we were almost the only ones in...More

Thank Rodandi2
Aaron G, Manager at Chill Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Hi Rodandi2, Firstly thanks for your feedback and taking the time to let us know about your experience. I apologize for the experience you had and I have already discussed with our Executive Chef. We will be changing our Bar offering in the coming weeks...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

I was staying at the Mantra which was great. One night invited friends to dine at Chill. The ambiance is lovely but sadly the service was poor. They took our wine away and forgot to return despite arms flailing - not good when we wanted...More

Thank suspet
Aaron G, Food & Beverage Manager at Chill Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Hi Suspet, Thanks for taking the time to review your experience at Chill Restaurant and Bar. We have recently launched a new menu and your feedback has come at a great time that I'll pass it onto our team to follow up. I'm glad your...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

My previous ' non review ' was walking out after 20 minutes - when I hadn't even managed to place an order Try again - new staff & menu Twice cooked lamb shoulder was average at best The side of steamed greens was ' just...More

Thank trevorjmc
Aaron G, Food & Beverage Manager at Chill Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Hi Trevorjmc, Firstly thank you for the time you have taken to leave the feedback on your experience. I apologize for the inconsistency that you experienced and I will pass your feedback onto our Executive Chef. We do hope you give us another chance in...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

A very cool, relaxing and friendly restaurant and bar. I highly recommend having dinner or drinks here with the lovely atmosphere, highly attentive service and great food.

Thank Dennis919
Aaron G, Food & Beverage Manager at Chill Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thanks Dennis, Glad you had a great time and love that the service was a highlight!

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Went for a buffet breakfast with the family this morning (7 of us @ $25 each). We had all been before and enjoyed it at $18 per person. The main part of the restaurant was given over to tour groups so we were given the...More

Thank 464MariaM
Aaron G, Food & Beverage Manager at Chill Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Hi Maria, Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your experience at chill restaurant and bar. I apologize that our breakfast didn't meet your expectation. We are currently looking at our breakfast offering and the offering. I hope on your next return you...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

nice clean place went to bar to have pre wedding drinks nice atmosphere met up with a lot of family very roomy friendly staff reasonable priced drinks as well

Thank Rebecca C
Aaron G, Food & Beverage Manager at Chill Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Hi Rebecca, Glad you enjoyed our relaxing atmosphere with some of your closest family and friends. See you again soon!

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered a burger from there and it was exquisite!! It's a must try. I'm happy to go back to Preston just for this burger. Mmmmmmmm....

Thank Rebecca C
Aaron G, Food & Beverage Manager at Chill Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

WOW Rebecca, We do make a mean burger and the vegemite mayo gives it real kick. See you soon!

Reviewed 29 March 2017

Not so bad for a hotel restaurant ... Service was rather slow, great set up and food is above average. Probably one of the most enjoyable space for business meeting over lunch in Preston.

Thank Jeffrie T
Aaron G, Food & Beverage Manager at Chill Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Hi Jeffrie, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review of your experience here at Chill. I will follow up the slow service with our Restaurant Manager and I'm glad you enjoyed the ambiance of our restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 23:30
Monday
06:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 23:30
Thursday
06:30 - 23:30
Friday
06:30 - 23:30
Saturday
06:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Bell St, Preston, Darebin, Victoria 3072, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Darebin  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9485 0088
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Description
Reflecting his passion and inspiration, Executive Chef Philip Garrod will take you on a journey, with a menu of Modern Australian Cuisine that is simple, elegant, and reflects the seasonality and locality of our produce. From an impressive start diving straight into Qantas Flight Catering at the age of 15 and then onto renowned 5 star hotels at 20, Philip’s culinary ventures span extensively to include both national and global venues. Now with Mantra Bell City, his incredible skills and know-how are a treat for all who visit. Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner chill boasts x2 private dining spaces and a bar that offers local Northern Suburb brews and light meals for the fussiest of grazers. We welcome you to come and join us at Chill Restaurant & Bar.
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