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Lovely riverside walk along the Yarra in Melbourne with lots of nice cafes restaurants and shopping areas. Very up and coming.
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Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is the heart of Melbourne, city center with many attractions. It is good to have a nice evening walk to catch the wonderful city view.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 135dl2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must do when in Melbourne. A lovely walk and plenty to see. Loads of great eating options. Take the time to poke your nose in as many shops as you can you never know what you will find.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank babydollq
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to sit and watch the boats go by, helicopters come and go plus people watching is absolutely fascinating. Heaps of restaurants, cafes and Crown Casino as well, lots to do and lots not to do too. It seemed to busy from breakfast till...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bixandlites
Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole southbank area is connected with a few bridges to the centre.In the weekend evenings all the cafee, bars and restaurants are rather busy, so you must be there in time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank huys25
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic area, great atmosphere and excellent restaurants. So nice walking around the promenade with many buskers.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Davicm1961
Reviewed 1 week ago

In our opinion, this location worked out the best for us. You can get anywhere , from it ! Uber, A variety of public transportation , across the bridge, cool restaurants along the River . Right in the middle of all the action , you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank GoSusan
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the heart of Melbourne, Southbank is just one of the most beautiful places to be. So much to do, can see the city from many angles and also so many great restaurants to choose from. Everything is accessible from here, with many places and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank themelbournetraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely and lively promenade, located on the southern bank of the Yarra river. It consists mainly of numerous eateries (mostly Asian food), but you cannot help but notice the beautiful and unique bridges connecting the promenade to the northern part of town,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice spot to walk along on a clear day - you can find plenty of bars and restaurants to chill and watch the world go by. Or if you prefer take a bike tour, or something similar.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jamesallnutt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THE AMOUNT OF RESTAURANTS HERE amazing there is something for everyone, sea food, cafes, LINDT CHOCOLATE CAFE, indian food amazing

Date of experience: November 2018
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3 January 2018|
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Response from Lissette0708 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think this is a question. Fact is, I have walked there both day and night and never experienced any issues. No "roughsleepers", no loitering, or potsmoking "disadvantaged" people. Perhaps it's a misconception but... More
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Response from Star707 | Reviewed this property |
The ubiquitous Food Hall on the ground level will have heaps of breakfast options if it is just fuel that you are looking for. If you can be bothered, hop on a tram and get yourself to the Victoria Market which is nearby (or... More