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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 2 days ago

we absolutely love the Southbank Promenade situated beside the Yarra River. It is such a beautiful walk with the river on one side and numerous enticing cafes and restaurants with delicious and amazing culinary fare to entice, tempt and satisfy ones hungry belly. The bars...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank diva763844
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots to see and do. Shopping, eating and people watching. There was an Italian Festival on when we were there

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Charmaine S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely easy walk along south bank, seeing the city from a different angle. More seat along the way would make it easier to elderly to walk along the bank.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mrs-Diedre
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this Riverfromt area of Melbourne much more quaint than Darling Harbor in Sydney. There are plenty of sweet bistros to have a bite to eat and have a drink along the way. Several walkways/bridges cross over the Yarra River. River boat cruises take...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank _djmhorsefly
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Southbank and one of the best decisions we made. Great eateries, always lots going on and yet still easy to get to the CBD. Fun to people watch!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel (Langham) was located in the Southbank overlooking the Yarra River. I would say this is the ideal place for the hotel to be located - central to everything (Flanders tram station is a stone's throw away) and very accessible to major attractions.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank seein-the-sights
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of bars and restaurants . very popular in the evening - it was Chinese New Year when we visited. Keep alert for the bikes - at times feels like being in the centre of the Tour De France. Great views across the city and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank yandinazetland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to wander on a Sunday afternoon, plenty of places to stop and soak up the sun, enjoy the buskers, have a bite to eat or just enjoy an ice cream along the river

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dragon689
Reviewed 1 week ago

Big crowds so it's good for people watching but aggressive cyclists can be a real hazard. Bars and restaurants along here are very expensive and not all that welcoming. Much better to walk five minutes to south wharf just across from the Melbourne Convention and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Christine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If the weather is favourable, then this is a 'must do'. Pleasant stroll along the river with plenty of bars and restaurants along the way. Hotels (& casino) along here too. Great at night to see the gas flames (on the hour)

Date of experience: February 2019
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hocestbellum
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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Ymosi E
29 July 2015|
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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
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