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The Emerson

#1,932 of 3,451 Restaurants in Melbourne}
££ - £££,
143-145 Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9825 0900
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible17%
2 weeks ago
“modern, chick .”
19 Jan 2017
“When did the "Customer is always right" change? Be sure to book direct !”
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Australian, Bar
££ - £££
143-145 Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THE GOOD: awesome roof top bar and private party area. THE BAD: dead zone on a Friday night, the night club doesn't open until 11pm and even then, there is usually no one. Drinks are slightly more expensive than elsewhere.

Thank Elias S
Reviewed 5 August 2017

You know those establishments that remain in favour for a while and live off an expensive refit then start to tire. Well, that explains The Emerson. It was trendy when it was newly refurbished, but now it tries to bully itself into relevance. I can...More

Thank willferris
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Invited for Sunday afternoon drinks, we were so impressed with the classy rooftop venue. Big let down yuck, smokers inside and ashtrays on tables, wasn't there a law passed???

Thank M_M201154
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I've been to the Emerson a few times now and always have had a wonderful experience! So nice to enjoy a delicious cocktail or 2 on the rooftop with an amazing view to the sun going down over the city... also equally as fun to...More

Thank Emma J
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Always nice to have a couple of drinks on the rooftop and watch the sunset, with great company, good food, fun drinks and a good atmosphere, you wouldn't want to be anywhere else.

Thank steffj93
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived late somewhere between 2-3am!!! Bad music, not a nice atmosphere and appeared very light inside! This would not be somewhere I would have visited normally but we wanted to continue with our night. Out of five of us 2 went home after 20minutes...More

Thank 966Steph30
Reviewed 8 March 2017

What an amazing night on the rooftop = cocktails, great friends, watching the sunset, live music music, food - you can't get much better than that!

Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I've been to the Emerson a few times and always had great time. On Friday me and the girl's wanted to do something different and found out that the Emerson does cocktail master classes, it was amazing!!! It was great value for money, loads of...More

Thank kate922
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Beautiful venue, especially the rooftop, would defiantly recommend a visit, the staff are incredible helpful.

Thank megzi_x
Reviewed 6 March 2017

we had an absolute ball... great experience from start to finish. one of the places in Melbourne that you can't miss.

Thank MarkForFun72
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Christina H
30 August 2016|
Response from MarkForFun72 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do allow jeans... we had shorts on the other night
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Australian, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 03:30
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 05:00
12:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143-145 Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9825 0900
  • E-mail
Head Chef Jeff Trotter (ex Royal Mail Dunkeld) has carefully crafted a produce driven menu with a selection of dishes designed to be shared. We like to call it 'simple things done well'. Also featured is an extensive beverage list including a range of cocktails designed to be shared (we like sharing!).
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