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Waterfront Southgate

Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 449 778 149
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (168 reviews)
“chowder” (34 reviews)
“steak” (145 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 yesterday

Great ambiance and a fun place to people watch while eating. Choice of dishes is very good and very tasty.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff friendly, nice gas fires to keep people cosy and a warm. The menu gave a great choice with corresponding good range of wine and beer to choice from with a good view of the surrounding areas and river.

Thank 505crowie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten here a number of times and the service has always been excellent and so has the food, especially the seafood. I had blue swimmer crab , delicious and nicely cooked so the flavours of the meat can be tasted

Thank tim l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took 8 x clients to dinner and the food and service was excellent, everyone commented on how impressed they were with the night! The food was excellent, make sure you keep room for the deserts. Highly recommend this restaurant and will go back again.

1  Thank Maguire-Sydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I remember the Waterfront restaurant from its previous location at the 'snobbier' end of Southbank. Now located (5 years) at the Southgate side of the Yarra, its great seafood will never disappoint you. And such a great great range to choose from. From sushi to...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great three course meal for a birthday dinner. Food was all delicious octopus, scallop and pork belly, rack of lamb, mussels in thia green curry followed by lemon trio and pistachio cake with ice cream.

Thank David M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Dined here on Sunday night after arriving from the Gold Coast. What a joy to be treated by friendly smiling staff. My friend and I booked a table during the afternoon and were delighted that the person we booked with remembered us. Food and drink...More

Thank danielslaw
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The location is great, right on the waterfront and the service was excellent. What let it down was the food - pretty important in a restaurant. I had the whole fish of the day (snapper). The whole dish was bland. It was served with roast...More

1  Thank Jill M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

we had the first sitting on Friday night. a group of four , two had pork belly for starters .and two had oysters, the starters were great, then one had the salmon, one had steak to his liking , two had the cold seafood platter...More

Thank cookie65_10
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We stayed at the Langham then wanted to treat ourselves to a top shelf lunch when we went walkabout. My wife and daughter had been here a few times, this was my first time. First of all it was not overly busy, early afternoon on...More

Thank Richard H
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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
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
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
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Average prices
US$25 - US$60
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, 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: +61 449 778 149
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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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