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Melba Restaurant

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1 Southgate Ave | The Langham, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 8696 8888
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Today
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came here for fathers day with the family. Even though the price was above other buffets around the area it was well worth every penny. A wide range of seafood, fresh lobster was delicious !! Indian dishes, chef was making fresh naan breads with a wide range of filling options (try the m&m naan with ice cream for dessert). Chocolate... More 

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Thank Gagan A
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant on Nov/27 Sun. Initially we wanted to try Sydney Tower buffer but after seeing all the bad reviews, we decided to do it here in Melbourne. If you are a seafood fan, esp. oysters, this restaurant (located at Langham Hotel) definitely won't disappoint you. 1) Oysters are fresh. 2) Also with seafood on ice, such as... More 

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Thank 529dominicc
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Melba today for lunch and it was very disappointing. We started with floury crabs and tasteless Moreton Bay bugs. They were not fresh at all. When trying the roast meats the only roasted veggies available were roast potatoes covered in paprika! No pumpkin, carrot or even a parsnip to be found. Staff were stone faced and worked... More 

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Thank Doris C
Hong Kong, China
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370 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

餐廳在墨爾本的朗廷酒店入面,在尤利卡摩天台88的附近,地點方便,不難找到。 餐廳座位寬敞,光線充足,設計時尚,用餐感覺不錯。 五星級自助餐來說提供的食物種類破多,冷盤食材新鮮;熱盤方面則提供了印度菜式,扒類、即煮海鮮及意粉等,食材新鮮且製作水準不錯,略嫌海鮮及牛扒的生熟程度可以再掌握得好一點 (點medium牛扒但出來的似乎是medium well呢)。 價錢還好,整體性價比不錯。 但有一點可以改善的是軟件 (溝通) 方面,特別是預約及餐廳接待兩方面。 預約方面,兩個月前到Langham Supper Club網站用會員卡用"預訂餐廳座位" (Request for table reservation) 功能預約,酒店方面亦電郵回應了價目並以 "We look forward to welcoming you to Melba soon."作結,可能是英文不太好的綠故吧,誤解了電郵這個作結便是餐廳預訂確認,而不知道我要再一次double confirm我的預訂是否成功。 餐廳接待方面,當日是第一天到墨爾本,前一天經歷了8個多小時航班而當天亦花了若干時間遊覽其實也有點累,到達這餐廳時接待說我們沒有預約,而電郵的回應並不是確定預約,明白預約跟F&B接待是兩個不同的酒店部門,但接待侍應給我們的感覺有點像是我們是「白撞」似的,雖然最後我們也能夠被安排有坐位,但感覺已不太好受...... 餐廳食物及環境是五星級all-day dining質素,但F&B服務於五星級酒店來說還不太到位,有待改善。

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Berkshire, England
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Melba Restaurant evening Grazing buffet was a highlight of or stay, such a wide selection of food types, shellfish, sushi, Indian, Chinese, Carvery, Italian, much cooked to order, and all really good to eat, even if they are not good for the diet.

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Thank MHH-Berkshire
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked Melba Restaurant on Sunday for our family Christmas get together only due to the Conservatory at Crown being booked out and what a disappointment it was The decor was very understated my father is in a wheel chair and there were steps no ramp down to our table which meant dad couldn't go to the buffet with out... More 

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Thank brony64
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

used to be very classy, exceptional service, clean, large variety of food. now its boring cheeses, seafood in centre cabinets... these used to have other foods (more variety) but now just extra seafood, chicken wings? who wants checken wings when paying so much, only marshmallows for choc fountain for $90 per head not good enough. menu has not changed for... More 

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Thank Lillylegs84
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No reservations tag on Windows table yet requested seat were not given on first arrival basis. Food is awesome and have different varieties on offer .service could be better

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Thank Sumit B
Victoria, Australia
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I absolutely love Melba and because of this we have been multiple times at all different times of the day to experience different foods!! When you're eating high end food, the cost is hardly an issue. Beautiful venue, who doesn't love to dress up a bit?

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Thank Ebony R
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good: large selection of international food in buffet all you can eat style. Fresh seafood, indian, sashimi, western, asian food selection. Very clean, nice atmosphere, good service. The bad: They had a contamination situation, but don't let that scare you, that simply means that they are much cleaner and careful this time around.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 100
Cuisine
Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Southgate Ave | The Langham, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 8696 8888
  • This restaurant is at The Langham, Melbourne

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