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1 Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9682 4500
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Left bank is an great Casual bar with good looking staff and great food. This visit was purely for drinks but I know from previous visits the food is great. Lots of seats so you can usually get a table.

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Prudhoe, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called for refreshments and to get out of the rain. Very nice and friendly staff and the beer was nice.

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Thank Steven B
Exeter, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delightful service from our great Christmas waitress Leah. Champagne and a light bite. Very tasty lamb and tender with good portion size to share. Good selection of Champagne and wines. Hosting was of a high standard with choice of tables according to weather conditions. Very friendly staff , attentive but not over bearing. Comfortable seating and attractive surroundings. Excellent view... More 

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Thank Jetseta380
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vibe is amazing at this place so is the food and beverages but the service is poor. Waited over 25 minutes for 3 cocktails and finished my meal before they where delivered. Waitress dumped the meal and never returned to meal check nor could crack a smile to us. Would go again for the food and drink but not for... More 

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Thank Stella W
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there with a really large group (approx 100 people) and the food was served really efficiently, and was beautiful.

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Thank Nerissa N
Punta Gorda, Florida
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129 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

March 14th 12:30 PM My wife walked from our hotel to have lunch here on Sunday the music was so loud we kept on walking. So we tried again on Tuesday and there was no music so we gave it a try and were glad we did the food and service were very good. We were seated where we had... More 

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Thank Phil S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In our previous visits to Left Bank the food was good quality Middle eastern food, obviously this has changed. We ordered the dips which were obviously from packets out of Coles and did not even reflect the menu and a salad that again was out of a packet. Very disappointing as we were looking forward to what it used to... More 

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Thank GraemeWakefield
Management response:

Hi Graeme, Thank you for sharing your feedback surrounding your afternoon dining experience at Left Bank. We treat all comments constructively, enabling us with the opportunity to revisit our product quality and service delivery. Left Bank’s cuisine has always been consistent with an Australian International theme where our Chefs prepare all specialty sauces and dips in-house daily. We are equally... More 

Chatham, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered the Southbank and all its restaurants sort of by accident. Loved the look of the menu here. We were able to get a table easily enough even though it was a public holiday. Staff were friendly and helpful. Menu was good and reasonably priced. Contemporary menu I would say. Restaurant has seating inside and out. We had the Spanner... More 

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Thank Steve6244
Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here last night. The venue was so noisy that we had to shout at our waiter for him to hear our orders. The meals we average aside from the hickory ribs which were absolutely delicious and melted in your mouth. The atmosphere was ruined by the dull lighting. It was difficult to recognise staff as they were... More 

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Thank sasha371
Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want a cool beer by the river or a tea time post work drink with friends or even a night out in a seriously cool bar Left Bank is the place to be Go saturday afternoon and the DJ/Saxophonist mix just chills you out and lifts the spirits

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Thank Ally S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 23
Cuisine
Bar, European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9682 4500

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