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Stokehouse - Upstairs

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30 Jacka Boulevarde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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192 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The company of great friends will always make it a great night. It's a pity the re-opened Stokehouse did not live up to expectations and past reputation. Venue still has a lot of finishing work to go, including toilets and bar area. Menu is small. Servings are small - you must get side dishes to make it a full meal.... More 

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Thank ShaneABurke
Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two couples went there for dinner on New Years Day and overall the experience was a good one. The staff were all excellent, patient and very aware of the menu choices. The wine list was varied and reasonably priced. We each had three courses and with one bottle of Whispering Eagle Shiraz 2015 ($80) and three side salads the price... More 

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Thank Lorks2013
Port Phillip, Australia
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been a long 3 years since I have had the pleasure of visiting my FAVORITE restaurant in Melbourne! Pre the fire I have spent many amazing evenings in r the upstairs restaurant and drunk MANY wines on a summer’s day below. We were lucky enough to get a booking for my birthday only 6 days after they’re opened!... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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122 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A pleasant Sunday afternoon luncheon in the newly rebuilt restaurant was greatly anticipated and I review it with mixed feelings. I guess like most things new it needs time to settle down and renew its position as an institution. I had no problems with the menu, I felt it was well balanced with plenty to choose from as was the... More 

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3 Thank GLW1941
Melbourne, Australia
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191 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to the reopened Stokehouse which still has a way to go to fully complete renovations. I was disappointed with the menu. Only six main course choices. Lots of fancy appertisers etc but mains were limited. The restaurant was full so service was a bit so slow. I don't think I will go back in a hurry.

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1 Thank jexthetraveller
Sydney
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228 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014

A very pleasant space, like a ball room decorated in chic flavour with nautical touches. I liked it. Staff friendly and helpful, maybe a little more St Kilda boathouse than city style. Food was very good as expected. They will 'get better' too.

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Saint Julian's, Malta
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014

The Stokehouse in St. Kilda is somewhat of an institution and a "must visit place" on every trip to Melbourne. We only hope that it will be re-built after its destruction by fire last January. Of course, the view over the ocean, a fine menu with a lot of fresh fish and a wonderful wine list with a big choice... More 

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Thank PHS50
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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127 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014

I could not give this restaurant a high score the last time we visited, but it is terrible for everyone that its recent destruction by fire has lost St Kilda an excellent venue. A great sadness indeed.

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Thank Alex S
Geelong, Australia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

Totally blew our minds. Awesome food, service and atmosphere. You get your money worths. Coming back again with friends.

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Thank SnookyBaby
Melbourne Australia
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118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2014

The Stokehouse has been a long time favourite for us as we live in Melbourne. The fact that it burnt down 2 months is shocking but the good news is that the poop up is great. We had a family dinner there last week. The menu is a combination of what was on offer downstairs and upstairs - it works... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International, Mediterranean, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Jacka Boulevarde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda

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